From German chocolate cake to chili con queso, here are 15 foods you think are from other countries but are actually American

2020-01-20 10:59

A surprising number of foods we often think of as from other countries were invented in America, such as German chocolate cake and chili con queso.

Burger King taped fast food to the wall to troll Maurizio Cattelan's R1 million duct-taped banana

2019-12-11 09:47

After a banana took the world by storm at Art Basel Miami Beach, Popeyes and Burger King joined in on the fun with parodies of the duct-taped fruit.

ANNOUNCED: South Africa’s top 20 restaurants for 2019

2019-11-17 20:05

A new number one restaurant is named! See who it is.

A deadly stabbing in the US was linked to the return of the chicken sandwich, and it reflects a troubling trend for fast-food workers

2019-11-07 09:43

Popeyes' chicken sandwich is back. Last time it was available in stores, employees had to deal with some angry customers.

Date of SA’s top restaurant awards announced – with new chief judge at the helm

2019-10-01 14:23

SA’s best guide to SA’s best food, Eat Out is one of South Africa’s most loved and respected food brands. What started as the country’s definitive restaurant guide 22 years ago has evolved into a brand covering all aspects of food, operating on multiple media platforms.

543 pages and 17 000 wines – Where I found possibly the world’s greatest wine list

2019-09-11 11:13

Dan Nicholl says casinos offer some of the best food experiences. Here he writes about a recent meal at Robuchon Au Dome at the Grand Lisboa in Macau.

EXPLAINER: If you have 'tippers regret', can you really ask for a refund?

2019-06-18 05:00

A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out.

Burger King restaurants keep losing money in South Africa – but a whole lot more are due to open anyway

2019-03-18 09:55

Burger King's South African parent is shutting down Dunkin Donuts for failing to make money, but says the loss-making Burger King chain will be adding another 45 restaurants over the next three years, increasing its footprint by 50%.

Spur plans to dish up more restaurants on the back of increased sales

2019-03-01 11:48

Belts may be tightened across SA, but it's not only due to a tough economic climate – fast foods are going down well too. Spur's group revenue increased by 5.3% to R370.2m in the six months ended December 31, 2018, the corporation said on Thursday.

Gordon Ramsay faces backlash for cultural appropriation with new "Asian" restaurant

2019-02-11 13:20

Gordon Ramsay faces the heat as fans are not pleased with his new "authentic" Asian restaurant set to open this year.


10 food trends you're going to see everywhere in 2020, according to Yelp

2020-01-01 12:43

Yelp created its first-ever trend report by studying which words and phrases its users mentioned more in 2019 compared to 2018.

SA's biggest restaurant guide, Eat Out could have a new awards model

2019-12-03 17:21

In a statement today, Eat Out responds to the fact that two restaurants have withdrawn their participation in the Awards going forward.

The Croatian city featured in 'Game of Thrones' is so flooded with tourists that it might ban new restaurants. It's one of many cities buckling under the weight of overtourism.

2019-11-08 17:20

A ban on new restaurants is Dubrovnik's next line of next defense against overtourism caused in large part by the city's popularity with Game of Thrones fans.

Here are the 30 nominees for SA's top 20 restaurants

2019-10-24 13:23

Who will make it onto the coveted list of top 20 restaurants in the country?

Eat Out announce SA's best casual restaurants for 2019

2019-09-26 10:00

Take a look to see if your local favourite made the list!

SA restaurant named number 44 in World's 50 Best

2019-06-25 16:51

Glitz, glamour and all the celebration at this year's The World's 50 Best Awards.

Mugg & Bean launches its first 'move thru' store

2019-05-21 07:21


French gastronomy celebrated in SA

2019-03-11 20:15

Goût de/Good France will take place in South Africa between 18 and 24 March 2019, with over 5 000 chefs across five continents participating.

I was a restaurant host for 4 years and Valentine's Day was the worst. Here are the most cringe-worthy dates I've seen.

2019-02-14 11:30

As a host working in New York City and Boston, I've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to blind dates — especially on Valentine's Day.

The best Mexican restaurants across SA

2019-01-28 03:00

We've got taco fever! We've rounded up our favourite Mexican eateries around SA.

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