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Stacking up a treat – The Best Waffles In Town!

Stacked Eatery Umhlanga

A brand new eatery in uMhlanga is bound to thrill – With, in my opinion the very best waffles in Durban, Stacked Eatery is a quaint little spot, with trendy, minimalist decor and plenty of smiles on offer.  That minimalism belies the fact that there is a huge selection on …

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Heritage Month Braai Tips From My Chef – Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day 2016 As you well know, Heritage day is coming up and South Africans are celebrating our Heritage Day with good old fashioned braais, friends and family. During the month of September, My Chef are running a competition where you could stand the chance to win a gourmet braai …

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Master Classes With Andrew Draper – 2016

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I am humbled by how well these cooking demonstrations have been received in the last two years. Thank you all so much, for all your support. With lots of new friendships being forged and loads of good old belly laughs!… and some people learnt to cook and everyone left a …

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Durban Country Club – Class Never Goes Out of Fashion


The breathtaking Durban Country club came to life in the 1920s when professional golfer George Waterman accepted the challenge to build the golf course. He was assisted by the four time winner of the South African Open, Laurie Waters. As a golf pro, Waterman made a name for himself by winning …

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Here comes another quirky Mexican restaurant for Durban

El Toro is opening it's doors this weekend! Find them right next to Pizza Boys on Mackeurtan

Yet another new Mexican restaurant on Mackeurtan Avenue in Durban North! El Toro is set to open this weekend. The menu will include classics like tapas and some mouthwatering new creations too!  El Toro will marry old-school Mexican and Spanish classics with some rediscovered secrets of Aztec cuisine.  They will also be adding some …

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Burgers to try out in Durban this winter.

Unity Brasserie and Bar. Photo courtesy of eatout.co.za

I am a huge burger fan and this cold weather makes it absolutely perfect to sink your teeth into a juicy burger. Here are some burgers to try out in Durban this winter. Republik has an expressive range of burgers, ranging from basic burgers with your choice of toppings and you …

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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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