This Week in Foodie World

03/12/2017 0 Comments

To all foodies. INCOMING! Here are some restaurant, coffee and book news in Foodie World…


New Restaurant in Bryanston

After re-branding from Cube Tasting Kitchen to Cube Revolution, they opened in Bryanston Shopping Centre that offers a bright and creative menu! They are open for breakfast and lunch from Mondays to Sundays and dinner only on Tuesdays till Saturdays. The Chef is Dario De Angeli and they have Daniel Erasmus as their Coffee Maestro.


South African Restaurant voted one of the Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the World

Great achievement from La Colombe, who placed 7th in the Trip Advisor’s 2017 Travellers’ choice awards for best restaurants. See from the source itself.


2017 Best Food books to get your hands on

The Guardian has named their best food books of 2017. This would make a great Christmas gift.

  • The Comfort Food Diaries from Emily Nunn (buy here)
  • Chat, Chaat & Chutney from Chetna Makan (buy here)
  • At My Table from Nigella Lawson (buy here)
  • The Little Library Cookbook by Kate Young (buy here)
  • The Modern Cook’s Year from Anna Jones (buy here)
  • The Christmas Chronicles from Nigel Slater (buy here)
  • French Country Housewife from Cora Robinet Millet  (buy here)
  • On Eating Insects: Essays, Stories and Recipes from Nordic Food Lab,‎ Joshua Evans,‎ Roberto Flore &‎ Michael Bom Frost  (buy here)
  • Kaukasis: The Cookbook from Olia Hercules  (buy here)
  • Syria: Recipes from Home from Itab Azzam (buy here)

A Must if you are going to Cape Town for the Holidays

The Alba is a fine dining restaurant boat experience that is a first of its kind in Cape Town. You can book for a Brunch, Lunch, Sunset, High Tea or Dinner Cruise and the price ranges from R495 to R695. Wow, this would be an amazing way to bring in the new year!


Staff say SAA’s food is not halaal

Employees of Air Chefs, who cater for the airline SAA said that the food they prepare is not halaal, because certain employees are negligent with pork, but inspections revealed that they are halaal compliant. Wonder who is right and who is wrong here? Get the full scoop here

Shake it, Break it, Make it!

Calling to all coffee addicts out there, Ella has launched in South Africa and it is like nothing else!

Visit to find out more about this innovative product