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Food news and restaurant reviews from Durban and surrounding KwaZulu-Natal

The New OSA Restaurant Experience


Fairmont Zimbali Resort has recently redefined their fine dining restaurant – OSA. Zamaswazi joined the media crew to experience the new Indian flavours on offer. As a young student I’m not accustomed to the glitz and dazzle of fine dining at all! As a typical student, all I’m used to is …

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Flames and Dames 5

A fun Women’s Day fundraising challenge and braai-off will set Durban’s Morning Trade alight on Sunday August 9 when “Flames and Dames 2015” gets cooking. Hosted by Raise Your Voice Productions, the annual cook-off, which raises money for charities that support women and young girls, is a stereotype-shattering event which brings …

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Master Cooking Classes with Andrew Draper – August 2015

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It’s been over a year that we have been doing these cooking classes, with over fifty classes, so I am celebrating with the ‘Best of the last year of demonstrations’. I’ve also decided that no party is complete without an arrival cocktail, so I will be teaching you how to …

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The Walk With Harry’s Experience


5 Star Durban was treated to a phenomenal evening on Sunday when Harvey’s Restaurant, Harry’s Cocktail Bar, Johnny Walker & Ron Zacapa Rum all came together for a scintillating experience! The Menu was an unparalleled experience, one can only hope that a few of these dishes will make it onto Harvey’s …

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While away the winter at The Oyster Box!


Who cares that the days are getting shorter and the weather a little chillier when you live in a gorgeous city like Durban, with a string of celebrations and events lined-up to keep you busy! The Oyster Box is rolling out the red carpet for visiting Chefs and performers and …

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Beverly Hills Wine Evening


The Beverly Hills hosted a wine evening last week, featuring Klein DasBosch and Vriesenhof Vineyards wines and dishes created by Zira to accompany each wine served. This was a posh evening, and thoroughly indulgent in taste. Our evening started with welcome drinks on the deck area; where we were handed …

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Daily Dish opens in Durban

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Daily Dish is South Africa’s first internet start-up to offer a weekly meal kit delivery service to people who are too busy to cook, or those who simply relish the convenience of having recipes with exact ingredients that they can quickly and easily prepare delivered to their home or office. …

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5 Places that Banish the Monday Blues


We have all had the Monday Blues at some point – and just because Durban is a sunny oasis from the hustle and bustle, doesn’t mean we all get to escape it all the time… unfortunately we all have to get some work done at some point – sadly… We’ve …

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Pickled Pig & Whistling Weasel on a plate at Granny Mouse

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Root Beer Float, with a Tiger Ale infuse Koeksister, Beer based brioche with Bacon Ice Cream and Maple Syrup

Pickled Pig, Whistling Weasel, Tiddly Toad and Pye-eyed Possum were the order of the day at the chefs table at the Granny Mouse’s Country House Eaves Restaurant. A challenge was set to the chefs of the kitchen – to imagine the executive chef was away, and they have to take …

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Fresh Seafood and Live Music on the Menu at The Oyster Box


Raising the bar and setting new standards of food style and innovation is what patrons have come to expect from The Oyster Box. The newest addition to the foodie line-up focuses on fresh seafood…available on demand. With its long marble bar a focal point, The Oyster Bar is a popular …

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