2016 was definitely a year of discovery, especially when it comes to wonderful new culinary spots! One that ranked highly on my list of favourites, was FABER Restaurant at Avondale Wine Farm, in Paarl. Franschhoek is a top wine region for eating out but Stellenbosch and Paarl regions should not be discounted, as their offering is equally as good.
Food tastes better when you eat it with friends and family!
A few weeks back Grant and I stole away for a romantic dinner, at the new contemporary Italian restaurant, Blanko at the Alphen Hotel. You may remember it as 5 Rooms Restaurant. Well, the space has been given a new lease on life and a fresh, modern look. [Read more…]
I recently visited The Mess, a new restaurant and bar, in De Waterkant Village in Green Point. The Mess Restaurant truly emphasises the fun, social side of dining. Their “Sharing plates”, celebrate the finest ingredients and different flavours from around the world. [Read more…]
I am quite a health conscious person and try to stay away from fried food, that said, bring out crispy tempura prawns, and all resistance crumbles! I was recently sent the Philips Airfryer to try out; admittedly I was a bit sceptical at first. One of the health benefits it promises is fried food with up to 80% less fat! I am not sure about you, but I did not think that this could be possible. [Read more…]