Wednesday, August 22, 2012

September Food News Pages for House & Garden magazine


Cape Townians can especially look our for:

FROM ROOFTOP TO TABLET

WOODSTOCK’S UPPER EASTSIDE
HOTEL IS CELEBRATING ITS NEW HERBFILLED
ROOFTOP GARDEN THROUGH
CHEF SIMON KEMP’S SPRING MENU,
WHICH FEATURES DISHES USING
THESE FRESH, ORGANIC GREENS.
UPPER EASTSIDE HOTEL

ORGANIC WHITES to stock your fridge with

From left: Elgin Ridge 282 Sauvignon Blanc 2011 – named after
its organic grapes grown 282-metres above sea level Elgin Ridge
079 433 9400; Reyneke Reserve White 2010 – Sauvignon Blanc
aged for 15 months in French oak Reyneke Wines 021 881 3517;
Silvermist Sauvignon Blanc 2011 – the only organic wine
farm in Constantia Silvermist Organic Vineyards 021 794 7601;
Lazanou Chardonnay 2011 – with 30-per-cent on French oak
for nine months Lazanou Organic Vineyards 083 265 6341

Watch chefs in action — for a superlative
eating experience book the Chef’s Table for
dinner at the Planet Bar, Cape Town. From an
alcove in the kitchen you can watch Rudi
Liebenberg create his spectacular springbok and
beetroot dish, plus indulge in the Chocolate
Table exclusive to this experience.

There is a defi nite nostalgia-fuelled return to old haunts like Pizzeria Napoletana in Sea Point and Nelson’s Eye in Cape Town.

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