Whisky to buy right now: Hudson Manhattan Rye

This variation of the classic liquor has cherries, prunes and spice on the nose, and is made from a mash of more than 51% rye and it is delicious

Explore your city, through your stomach

The Street Food Festival has nibbled its way into the hearts and calendars of SA’s foodies, becoming one of the most fun culinary events of the year

This is Joburg’s next ‘must be seen eating at’ breakfast spot

Hemelhuijs has teamed up with Hyde Park Corner’s popular Asian restaurant, So Yum, to create a collaborative shared restaurant space

Old vs new: A tale of two pizzas in Joburg

The FM sussed out the extremes of Joburg pizza joints; one blisteringly new, the other a real classic

Fancy espresso pods that are green, good and work in all machines

Whatever your java — and holiday — proclivities, you should try out the coffee capsules made by Cape Town outfit Coco Safar

In search of the perfect sherry

Sylvia McKeown recently tried road-tripping across the south of Spain in search of the ultimate fortified wine. Well, sort of

Grab a drink at Durban’s new cocktail hotspot

The Charlatan Neighbourhood Cocktail Bar is just what you want from a dedicated cocktail venue

Cocktail classic: The Bloody Mary

The Bloody Mary is a bloody good cocktail but even so, curtail your morning-after drinking

Whisky to buy right now: Kilkerran Eight-Year-Old Cask Strength

This limited-edition single malt is a perfectly balanced mix of smokiness, perfume, zestiness and sweetness

Hennessy is anything but old-fashioned

The classic cognac brand is mixing things up

Cape Town’s coolest tea store

If you’re looking for an alternative to Cape Town’s many, many cortado and flat-white spots, may we suggest Ka Pa Tée?

The R2,522 red wine you need in your life

De Toren’s The Black Lion is velvety and rich, and pretty much exactly what you want from a shiraz

Where the food critics dine: all the best spots to eat in Cape Town

These are the places where you’ll find senior copy editor at Taste magazine Lynda Ingham-Brown tucking in when she’s not eating on the job

Whisky to buy right now: The Macallan

New single malt has been matured in a combo of both sherry-seasoned American and European oak casks, and the result is warm, fruity and spicy

A great spot for a lazy weekend lunch

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more quintessentially winter-perfect lunch venue than Terroir

Whisky to buy right now: The Glenlivet Code

A staggeringly excellent tasting whisky, one we’d strongly advise you to try