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

Fudart’s Streatery


This Sunday I was able to enjoy the sunny weather at a new streatery that has been started by Nadia Adams, former chef from the Greedy Buddha. Nestled in a quiet street in Durban’s Precinct area, just outside the Cool Runnings Jamaican bar; bright painted walls, reggae music and tables …

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La-Vue: Durban’s new 5 Star floating restaurant


Want to do something different; get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday living, then La-Vue is just what you need. Situated in Durban’s harbour, La-Vue is Durban’s first 5 star floating restaurant. I was recently invited to the pre-opening of La-Vue and am so impressed with how the …

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The Good Food and Wine Show 2014


Where there is food and wine, there is always a good time! Each year The Good Food and Wine Show brings something new to the table and this year it did not disappoint. I was left with a full belly and an appetite of kitchen inspiration as there was a …

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Shayamanzi – The Experience of a Lifetime!


Honestly, I was a little apprehensive about the whole houseboat thing, not least of all because most of my experiences on boats and yachts have been uncomfortable and exhausting to say the least. (to my credit though – they were mostly ocean experiences in terrible weather) I’m not the easiest …

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Nedbank Green Wine Awards 2014 Winners Come to Durban


On the 10th of November wine Durban connoisseurs will be able to sample the winning wines from the Nedbank Green Wine Awards 2014. The 16 top achievers attended a function in their honour at Myoga restaurant on Thursday, October 16, where wine royalty celebrated their achievement. Reyneke Chenin Blanc 2013 …

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Durban restaurant nominated for Boschendal Style Award!


There’s no mistaking the incredible restaurants we have around South Africa and the level of competitiveness that follows owning a restaurant. Occasionally Durban restaurants do get overlooked in restaurant awards throughout South Africa, but not this time! One of Durban’s longest standing restaurants, Harvey’s, is one of 20 restaurants nominated …

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Ferrero’s new KZN chocolate plant – first hazelnut factory in Africa


Ferrero Group’s special advisor Zola Skweyiya says Africa’s first ever hazelnut factory has the potential to create large-scale jobs and boost local exports. In an interview with SAnews, Skweyiya, who is also a former Minister and High Commissioner to the UK, said once Ferrero’s chocolate factory in KwaZulu-Natal starts producing …

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South Africa’s Restaurant Week

hartford house

It’s just over a week before the second-ever Restaurant Week hits South Africa from the 23 October to the 2 November. Restaurants across the country are going to be participating – that means Durban restaurants are stepping up to the plate! If you’re a foodie, it’s a pretty exciting time to …

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Savannah wins a gourmet trip to London!

Judges - Executive Chef of Durban Country Club, Xanthos Giannakopoulos, IHS Durban Campus Principal, Genee’ Griffiths and Executive Sous Chef of the International Convention Centre, Desmond Davies.

Saturday, saw the much anticipated kick-off of the National Finals of the Ultimate School Cook Off Competition, presented by the International Hotel School (IHS) and held at their Durban Campus in Westville. After an exciting round of regional finals which were held in September at IHS’s campuses in Durban, Sandton …

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