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To market, to market – the top 10 Christmas markets in Cape Town
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To market, to market – the top 10 Christmas markets in Cape Town

I've obviously left my Christmas market shopping a little late as I've missed both the Constantia Gift Fair (this weekend past), and Kamers vol Geskenke.The good news: there are still plenty of Christmas markets to choose from (despite the fact that Kamers...
20 top Christmas markets around the country – time to get shopping!
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20 top Christmas markets around the country – time to get shopping!

Something about the incessant jingling of carols, rabid shoppers and overhead neon lights makes malls uninhabitable at this time of year. The calm of local Christmas markets, on the other hand, where you support local crafters, buy local food for your table an...
Weekend markets in Cape Town – the handful you need to know about
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Weekend markets in Cape Town – the handful you need to know about

Cape Town is a feast of markets. On any given weekend you're so spoilt for choice that it's a case of 'which one' rather than 'is there one?' when leaving your home with sights set on canvassing local talent and food. Rather than putting together another compr...
Joburgs best delis and farmstalls
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Joburgs best delis and farmstalls

When the nights are closing in and the weather's nippy, long lunches and fireside dinners with friends are on the menu – preferably laden with real slow-cooked food. Delis and farmstalls are the new way to stock your shelves with food fit to share with friends...
City Bowl Market on Hope – one-stop market for all your food needs
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City Bowl Market on Hope – one-stop market for all your food needs

Is it just me, or has the Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town become ridiculously busy, over priced and just plain unpleasant if you happen to arrive at any time past 9am, and who doesn't?I'm the last one to knock the Neighbourgoods....
Designer Maker Easter Market Photographs
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Designer Maker Easter Market Photographs

After the roaring success of their Christmas Market, Freeworld Coatings and the the Evangelical Lutheran Church jointly held the Designer Maker Easter Market on Saturday, 16 April 2011 in the Cape Town City Bowl.  The market took place in the courtyard between...
Upmarket, down-to-earth market in Somerset West, Hathersage Market, a great place to be
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Upmarket, down-to-earth market in Somerset West, Hathersage Market, a great place to be

Make a space in your diaries for the second and last Sunday of every month, because this is a market, if you live anywhere near Somerset West, that deserves your patronage. Not just because it supports exceptional, local food, or because it is a positively sum...