On Saturday my friend Gary Peterson and I did a road trip to the Winelands, delivering the prize of a 1 litre tube of Rio Largo Extra Virgin Olive Oil to each of the five chefs who made the 2022 Top 10 Women Chefs.
Our first stop was at Le Lude in Franschhoek, and we were lucky that Chef and owner Nicolene Barrow was in her Orangerie restaurant, as she almost always is. Continue reading →
For the third year running we are acknowledging female chefs heading up restaurant kitchens in Cape Town and the Winelands.
Started during Lockdown in 2020, as a celebration of Women’s Day, the Top 10 Women Chefs List highlights how few top restaurants have female chefs in their kitchens in general, and even fewer have women chefs heading up the restaurant kitchens.
We are grateful to Brenda Wilkinson of RIO LARGO Olive Estate for sponsoring a gift of its beautiful colourful Extra Virgin Olive Oil packs to our Top 10 Women Chefs. Continue reading →
Cape Town is recognised as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, with the largest number of top restaurants in our city as well as in the Winelands.
Not only are the Cape restaurants ranked tops by our local Eat Out dining magazine, but internationally and on the African continent too. The following 12 Cape Cape, restaurants, restaurants have recently received international and African recognition : Continue reading →
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants were announced and celebrated in London this evening.
The 20th anniversary of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants was also celebrated at the awards ceremony.
Last week the 2022 World’s 50 Best Restaurants ranked from 51 – 100 were announced. La Colombe climbed up the ladder to number 56, while Wolfgat dropped from number 50 down to number 90, a huge shock.
As FYN Restaurant was not on the 51 – 100 List this year, it indicated that the restaurant had fallen out of the list or that it had jumped up into the World’s 50 Best Restaurant List. The latter was true.
After the successful inaugural Kfm Best of the Cape Awards of last year, the Cape’s largest radio station has announced that it is running the competition again this year, to seek the best in the Western Cape.
The Top 5 Finalists will be announced, and radio listeners can vote for their favourite in each of the 30 categories, where after the winner in each category will be announced in August. Continue reading →