FEDHASA decries Draft Liquor Bill
Dec02

FEDHASA decries Draft Liquor Bill

South Africa is already mired in the complexity of having more than 40 national and provincial liquor-related policies and regulations, as well as countless municipal by-laws, and the proposed Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 is all set to complicate the liquor regulatory environment even more.   This is the view of the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa’s (FEDHASA) CEO, Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa. “There is currently a...

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Riviera on Vaal welcomes Aqua Lounge Cruises
Dec01

Riviera on Vaal welcomes Aqua Lounge Cruises

With water restrictions playing havoc on levels in all of our dams (and in your pool), and the beach but a distant dream if you live inland, then do yourself a favour and mosey on down to the Vaal River in Vereeniging where the river is flowing, as are the cocktails, where water sports abound for you and the family to enjoy this festive season – heck, any season!  Dotted along the banks of the Vaal River you will find hotels,...

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Tourvest opens 200/seater V&A Waterfront restaurant
Nov30

Tourvest opens 200/seater V&A Waterfront restaurant

Integrated tourism group Tourvest will be opening a new 200-seater restaurant with breath-taking views of Table Mountain and the harbour in the V&A Waterfront on 1 December 2016. Called MAReSOL, the new restaurant offers authentic Portuguese cuisine with a touch of Mozambican flair. Brian Seaman, managing director of the restaurants and taverns business of Tourvest’s Travel Retail division says the restaurant has been designed by...

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Chefs Nic & Westley joins Haute Cabrière
Nov09

Chefs Nic & Westley joins Haute Cabrière

In a move that will excite the palates of both hungry locals and gourmet travellers, the von Arnim family of the iconic Haute Cabrière estate has partnered with two of the most talented chefs in the winelands to reaffirm the Haute Cabrière Cellar Restaurant’s position as one of the finest in the Cape winelands. Chefs Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller have honed their skills everywhere from fine-dining kitchens to relaxed winelands...

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Siba Mtongana talks about Delicious Festival
Sep22

Siba Mtongana talks about Delicious Festival

What prep goes into planning for a festival such as Delicious? A lot as you can imagine because it’s a proper food and music festival. On my side, once the concept has been agreed on and finalized with Food Network. I then start the process of to create amazing content of what I want to share with my audience. Last year it was coming up with different recipes and teaching people cool tips and tricks in the kitchen. This often include...

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Home chefs dishes up for restaurant market
Sep19

Home chefs dishes up for restaurant market

Fancy a home cooked meal but have no time to make it yourself? South Africans now have a solution for a better, healthier lifestyle. Simply order a meal from someone who lives close to you and pay with the tap of a screen.  Wazupa, connects ‘Home Chefs’ to ‘Grazers’, those who like to eat, and creates a convenient location-based marketplace. You can collect your meal or have it delivered for a fee. Grazers can get delicious, quality...

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