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Foodies flock to flavorful Cape Town
From the undisclosed food meets to the trendy markets, the original food-trucks and then the award winning renowned restaurants, South Africa’s Cape Town carries on to provide a great diversity of foodie experiences to its people.
The all year through calendar of well-liked food plus wine festivals, like the Taste of Cape Town held in April as well as the Good Food plus Wine Show along with the Gugulethu Wine Festival held in May, are some of the events which residents of Cape Town and visitors look forward to each year. The attractive Spier Secret Eat events will include the movie nights, pop-up food and a secret harvest-market in the month of March. However, it’s the everyday bustle of a lively coffee culture, (the Cape Town’s steam-punk style Truth Coffee Shop which was best named internationally by MSN Travel) as well as the evening craft-beer community, which certainly make Cape Town a destination worth visiting.
With delicious picnic food, fresh produce as well as experienced Saturday chefs in large numbers, the markets have turned into social hangouts for celebrations, weekend mornings plus occasional evenings. The Neighbor-goods Market found in Woodstock could have set the standard but today there are over 70 markets in almost every corner in Cape Town and the majority of them are family friendly and complete with eye-candy, having the most tasty cookery offerings and several chances for spectators.
Besides its food plus wine events, this Cape Town is as well renowned for its award winning numerous restaurants plus top chefs. 8 of the leading 10 Eat Out Restaurants in South Africa for 2013 are located in and around the capital City and Test Kitchen is number one on this list yet again. From great dining to Asian plus African, and a blend of flavors; all this it can be served with excellent, usually award winning wines (most of which are garagiste or small-yield) from this region.
This very year, a project referred to as 2014 Food is going to be ran all year round at different venues in Cape Town for the World Design Capital 2014. This 2014 Food project curates a number of food events which are aimed at activating the public as well as stakeholders to have a sustainable approach to cultivating fresh produce for the modern-day food economy.
blend food with culture plus design and travel to Cape Town in its ‘pleasant season’. Winter as well implies that restaurants in Cape Town provide exceptional specials to enjoy foodie for less, for more information check out the Cape Town Tourism blog.
Luke Dale-Roberts UK expat as well as proprietor of The Test Kitchen plus The Pot Luck Club, claims that he has stayed in South Africa for 7 years and throughout his stay, the food scene has tremendously developed. Seven years back the food scene was just beginning however in the past 3 to 4 years, a tendency of establishing smaller offerings such as burger bars or even tapas restaurants, in which the usual rule-book is ignored and start-ups kick off with their gut sentiment. He believes that in a couple of years see more development in the overall food industry. He actually has various favorite places to eat in Cape Town among which is 95 Keerom found in central Cape Town that offers nice Italian food, the special Chef’s Warehouse found on Bree Street, and the most recent is Redemption found at Old Biscuit Mill for their tasty burgers.
Enver Duminy the CEO of Cape Town Tourism said that as the initial port city of South Africa they have been persuaded by food plus flavor for several years. Currently this has ended up in an amazing food scene. The all year round calendar of cookery events will add to the worldwide appeal regardless of the season and is a large part of what guests love about south Africa’s capital city