Food Archives - We Are Africa

WE ARE AFRICA POSTPONED. NEW DATES: 21 - 24 SEPTEMBER 2020

23
Aug
2017
FARM TO TABLE

6 -min. read Community farms in Cape Town’s townships are furnishing the tables of the city’s most mindful foodie destinations. Olivia Squire traces the journey from garden to plate…

26
Apr
2017
WHAT’S HOT RIGHT NOW IN CAPE TOWN: EXPLORING THE MOTHER CITY

3 -min. read Got a few hours to spare in Cape Town? Remember to leave some time to visit a few of these lesser-known, so-hot-right-now shops, eats and drinks.

20
Apr
2017
GO ON A GASTRO SAFARI WITH NAMIBIA EXCLUSIVE

3 -min. read Namibia Exclusive is taking the safari focus away from the animals and directing it towards the talents of local chefs, waiters and lodge managers.

16
Mar
2017
FROM WASTE TO WONDERFUL AT GREENHOUSE

3 -min. read While the menu at Greenhouse is undoubtedly indulgent, chef Ashley Moss and his team of chefs are working hard to ensure not a single scrap goes to waste.

08
Feb
2017
LA TÊTE RESTAURANT IS TURNING HEADS

4 -min. read Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.

10
Jan
2017
CAPE TOWN’S FOODIE REVOLUTION HEADS FOR THE HILLS (OR WINELANDS)

5 -min. read The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.

07
Dec
2016
MOTHER CITY’S RUIN? HOW CAPE TOWN IS BECOMING THE GIN CAPITAL OF AFRICA

4 -min. read Cape Town bars are including South African-made gins on their menus: no surprise as the world wakes up to the juniper-based delights of the Cape.

05
Dec
2016
MEALS ON WHEELS: MEET SOUTH AFRICA’S TASTIEST FOOD TRUCKS

4 -min. read South Africa’s food truck scene is popping, with a boom in the number of mobile kitchens hitting city streets over the past five years.

16
Nov
2016
SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP RESTAURANT REINVENTS ITSELF

4 -min. read Hailed as South Africa’s best restaurant and ranked #22 in the world, for The Test Kitchen’s ever-ambitious owner and chef, Luke Dale-Roberts, the sixth anniversary marked the time for a change.

17
Oct
2016
A NEW GENERATION OF SOUTH AFRICAN WINE TALENT

4 -min. read The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme celebrates a decade of empowering young talent in South Africa’s wine industry.

17
Oct
2016
GOING UNDERGROUND: DINING AT SOUTH AFRICA’S UNDERGROUND RESTAURANT [SPASIE]

4 -min. read We talk to Greg Zeleny, creator of South Africa’s first underground restaurant [spasie], about this and future food concepts he has in the pipeline.

17
Oct
2016
MEET 6 AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH A MIND-BLOWING FOOD SCENE

5 -min. read The diversity across Africa lends itself to the cuisine and travellers can expect a unique and vibrant food adventure in every corner of the continent. Here are six under-rated countries with mind-blowing food scenes.

17
Oct
2016
WINE, DINE AND SHINE

4 -min. read Eugene Yiga reports from the Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge, celebrating young chefs and sommeliers across South Africa.

04
May
2016
PERFECT PITCH

2 -min. read Discover the pitchside pick-me-ups available at We Are Africa for 2016.

02
May
2016
LET’S EAT

< 1 -min. read For 2016, we’re bringing back our very own African food fair, MARKET, to satisfy the exacting palettes of our tribe.

19
Apr
2016
ON THE MENU

2 -min. read Being busy on the show floor is no excuse to miss out on Cape Town’s foodie scene – so we’re bringing the city directly to you with our pop-up bars, coffee spots and the return of MARKET.

17
Oct
2016
IN THE KITCHEN WITH SIX OF AFRICA’S BEST CHEFS

8 -min. read IN THE KITCHEN WITH SIX OF AFRICA’S BEST CHEFS Africa’s contemporary chefs need no wordy introduction. Across the continent from

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