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Lapo & Mama Elena Teaches True Italian Cooking in Observatory, Cape Town

Chef Lapo Magni is well-known for the fun and delicious long-table experiences hosted at his home in Observatory, Cape Town. For adventurous diners who are not content to simply sit on the side lines, this passionate chef is now teaming up with his mother and mentor, the renowned Mama Elena Mattei, to teach true Italian cooking in the best way […]

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 Jackie, JAN & The Night of a Thousand Candles

If you’re drawn to the beautiful and delicious things in life, you’ll know that walking into a fable-ish, curated reality has the potential to blow your mind. Recently we had the absolute pleasure of finding ourselves in the midst of what can only be described a living poem, at the hands of the enigmatic team of Jackie […]

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Seasonal long-table feast at the Oranjezicht City Farm Market in Cape Town

A rotating lineup of Cape Town’s most innovative chefs will bring their unique culinary flair to play with the Oranjezicht City Farm Market at Granger Bay’s fresh, seasonal produce, serving a produce-inspired 4-course menu around a communal table in the heart of the market.  Seasonal celebrations are our favourite so you’ll see a lot of in-season produce shining in […]

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Top 10 food experiences in Cape Town you might not know about

While everyone knows Cape Town is one of the top food capitals of the world with a hot restaurant scene, these days, foodies around the world are looking for immersive food experiences, something that extends beyond a simple sit-down, restaurant-order-from-the-menu type of affair. We so get it, which is why we’ve rounded up some of the […]

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Homemade tagliatelle with wild mushroom sauce

Rich and evocative of the forest, pasta with a wild mushroom sauce is full of flavour and deeply satisfying. If ever there was magic in our kitchen cupboard it is in a basket of wild mushrooms, porcini or perhaps shitake. No ingredient have so much to offer in pure robust flavour. Whether you like to forage your own mushrooms, cultivate them […]

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Littlegig 24H Festival: Music, DJ’s, Chefs, winemakers

Never before have festival-goers been so well fed. The Littlegig food experience is all about conscious abundance, with all food and drink included in the ticket price – a festival world first. Apart from open-til-late stations serving just that thing you felt like, this year there are 2 additional foodie experiences. There’s a Chef’s Table […]

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Edible mushroom cultivation workshop in Cape Town

Gary Goldman, Cape Town’s original Mushroom Fundi, is all set to show you how, with a little patience, some cardboard and a hardwood log, you can grow your own shiitakes and oyster mushrooms from here on out. Just imagine the bragging rights at your next dinner party: “Oh these? I grew them, actually. No big […]

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Gourmet Plant-based Tapas Experience with Flavamingo in Cape Town

Enough with the lentils and tofu, already! Vegan chef Karoline Kristen is about to blow your mind with her genius gourmet plant-based tapas creations. We’re talking mushroom ‘faux gras’ with caramelised onions and porcini powder, watermelon poke with rice paper crisps and sriracha aoli, zucchini and hibiscus blossoms filled with nut ‘feta’ and vanilla and […]

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Meet the Maker: Gay’s Guernsey dairy in Prince Albert

Gay van Hasselt is a busy lady. At five every morning, seven days a week, when most of us are still shamefully snoring away, she’s already up and at it, orchestrating the milking of 30 of the happiest Guernsey cows you have ever come across in your life, and then turning that milk into award-winning […]

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