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JAN the JOURNAL Volume 1 2018: Honours life of food, dedicated to Apricale; too commercial?

Whilst I wrote SwitchBitch 2 in Apricale in Italy last year, I saw JAN the JOURNAL Volume 1 lying in the Apricus Locanda B & B in Italy. I was intrigued by its look and feel, and content, knowing Chef Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen, Chef and co-owner of the one star Michelin restaurant JAN in Nice to be highly creative and meticulous in everything that he does.  Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 29 July

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*   ‘Flavours of the Cape‘ is a restaurant promotion planned for Cape Town and surrounding restaurants during the month of September, reflecting … the flavours of the Cape in their dishes and the city’s vibrant food culture. (via media release from Real Events & Communications)

*   Wines of South Africa (WOSA) met with Wines of Chile and Wines of Argentina in Mendoza last week, to discuss communal marketing activities for the wines of their countries, particularly in China. ‘We met and reviewed the common goals that we have: To do things in innovative ways that are more cost-effective for producers. The feeling is that, when we work together, we generate more interest in the trade and with consumers’, said WOSA CEO Su Birch.

*   The first Four Seasons hotel in South Africa will open mid 2014, to be called Four Seasons Hotel Westcliff Johannesburg, being the renovated The Westcliff hotel. Continue reading →