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Eugene de Kock’s parole: On the road to redemption

Play examines the vexed issue of granting parole to Eugene de Kock, the convicted apartheid death squad leader.

Old carbs, new tricks

No matter which side of the great divide you're on, Den Anker’s menu has plenty for you to chew on.

Design24 competition to rejuvenate Naspers building

Design24 has launched a competition for designers to reimagine the Sanlam Centre in Cape Town, once the tallest building in Africa.

Cantonese cuisine: Close to the heart

Brent Meersman explores a small delight called Dim sum (Asian dumplings). And Tim James gives a taste of Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage Rosé.

A year for eating dangerously

Dining is an adventure in choice, so much so that the exotic is now de rigueur. Still, are we ready for brain custard?

Capturing the ‘extraordinary spirit’ of Madiba

Artist Richard Stone says he would gladly have paid to paint his portrait of Nelson Mandela, the study of which is being auctioned off in Cape Town.

Is it beer o’clock in Cape Town yet?

Yes. Yes it is. And time flies at the Beerhouse in Long Street, where the range of ale is matched by the quality of the food.

Cape Town tapas spot taps into the loud crowd

La Parada on Bree Street in Cape Town is noisy and ­popular, but clearly food is not the main attraction.

Korean braai’s a fun, sooty feast

Korean food with a South African twist.

‘White trash’ still cooking

Emily's Restaurant has moved again, and this time 
it will appeal to more food lovers than ever before.

Kimchi worth a royal flush

Observatory, isn't exactly a destination for fine dining, although there is plenty of food to be had at better prices than elsewhere in Cape Town.

Infamy eggs on Charly’s bakin’

From naughty creations to gestures of goodwill, a Cape Town business has seen – and made – it all.

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