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Winter Menu Part III: Test Kitchen

Do yourself a favour and get over to the Test Kitchen for Luke Dale-Roberts’ 11-course Gourmand Tasting Menu.

Winter Menu Part II: Tokara

Yes… I know it’s Spring already… and I’m only on Part II of winter menus, but most restaurants are going till the end of September before they change over. And if I were you, I’d get over to Tokara before chef Richard Carstens does just that.

Thai Café, Steenberg Village

I’m most excited about the latest addition to the Steenberg Village Centre – and not just because it’s fast, healthy, fabulous food, but I also happen to adore the owners. Hello Thai Café, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me.

New Restaurants in (and around) Cape Town

We’re spoilt for choice with so many new restaurants having opened in the Cape in the last two months. This is where I will be – and have been – eating out in 2012.

Chef Peter Tempelhoff wins Grand Chef title

If you haven’t eaten at the Greenhouse lately, you should. Chef Peter Tempelhoff has risen to the ranks of Raymond Blanc, Michel Roux Jr and Heston Blumenthal since grabbing a prestigious title in Lisbon.

Sababa Kitchen & Deli

The newest addition to the Bree Street strip is Middle Eastern kitchen and deli, Sababa. I popped in there last week – and it’s fab.

Foodbarn Deli now open for night-time tapas

Finally another night-time eatery to add to the growing gastronomic destination that is the deep south – ahem – Noordhoek.

The Restaurant at Waterkloof Estate, Somerset West

I’m ashamed to say that I STILL haven’t got out to The Restaurant at Waterkloof Estate. But when I read about this tasting menu – and after all that I’ve heard about the place – I had to share it.

Caffe Milano: New pastry chef

When master pastry chef Vanessa Quellec left Giorgio Nava’s Caffe Milano a little while ago, we all thought that things would never be the same again. But, you know what? In the hands of Italian Andrea Lecchi, it’s going to be alright.

New restaurant: The Table at De Meye

Food photographer Russel Wasserfall and his chef wife Camilla have started a restaurant on De Meye wine estate called The Table. It’s a great concept of sharing family-sized platters and dishes with a nod to old-school dining.