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Café Del Sol

A classic Italian restaurant in every single way adapting to modern times by catering for everyone from the crowd that wants their food delivered to the banting army growing day by day it is easy to see why Cafe Del Sol stood proud as Winner of both Highly Commended and Best Italian eatery in the…

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Ristorante La Trinita

You get italian food and then you get italian food. Ristorante La Trinita serves italian food. Rich, tasty and “oh-my-goodness-I’ve-come-home” italian food. La Trinita is the place I go to when I want to feel at home. I am able to relax, and I know that I will enjoy a fantastic meal. The menu has an array…

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Interview with a Chef – Jill Okkers

Today I am so excited to be able to post this interview. I met Jill Okkers about a year ago and walked away from the evening with a sore stomach from laughing so much. Jill is warm, intelligent, feisty and very talented both as a chef, and a photographer. Read below to find out more…

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Short Chef Skinny Chef

Recently you would have seen a lot of hype around Short Chef Skinny Chef due to the competition we ran on social media as well as their fun, interactive theatre at the Good Food and Wine Show. Claire and Sipho met on Masterchef where they were roommates at boot camp and the duo began in the…

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Chef James Diack talks to us about farm to table and his new venture, The Federal

I walk into Coobs and immediately spot Chef James Diack. I’m a little starstruck by the man who is leading the farm to table movement in South Africa. It takes me a few moments to gather myself. Our coffee arrives and we sit down to chat food. I furiously scribble notes but get distracted by…

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Novelty Cakes by Kelby Pastor

    Meet Kelby Pastor. I have known Kelby for a few years, and if there is one thing she is passionate about, it’s baking. “I started baking when I was in high school.  I used to make cupcakes for all my class mates and for class parties.”   Kelby bakes just about anything you…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Today we’re continuing our interview with Tim from Tiger’s Eye in Cambodia. Tim is a South African chef who cooked his way around the world before settling in Phnom Penh where he opened two restaurants specializing in progressive Asian cuisine. If you missed the first part, read more here.   Q) Where did you do most of…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

We love meeting chefs and we love traveling. Our interview with Timothy Bruyns is our way of combining the two. Tim grew up in South Africa and was close to completing a degree at UCT before he switched to cooking. After qualifying as a chef and training in various 5 star kitchens, he worked at…

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An Interview with Jan Hendrik

An Interview with Jan Hendrik

  We recently had the honour of meeting Jan at the French Ambassador’s house while celebrating Good France. He is a lovely man with a great sense of humour and a gorgeous cookbook to boot. Let’s not forget his fantastic achievement of the recent Michelin Star accolade! We asked Jan a few questions and here…

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Meet the Chef: Bryan English

Bryan has been a chef for close to 15 years and has worked at some well known hotels in South Africa and other parts of Africa. Growing up in the little town of George, Bryan didn’t start out determined to be a chef. But once the industry reeled him in, he realised that he wouldn’t…

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