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countdown to new year… pic of the day…

this goats roasted cheese with guava & ginger compote is…
December 29, 2012/by franck

countdown to new year… pic of the day…

tanned freckles and starfruit head... Eli's on holiday1
December 28, 2012/by franck

love pastries and tarts…

love pastries and tarts, we love to bake and cook and eat....we…
December 27, 2012/by franck

countdown to new year… pic of the day…

our beautiful children are the driving force behind everything…
December 26, 2012/by franck

countdown to new year with our pic of the day… just for you…

stolen images from the food and the restaurant... simple,…
December 25, 2012/by franck

countdown to Xmas with our pic of the day…

we picked this fresh nutmeg walking through the forest in Zanzibar,…
December 22, 2012/by franck

we thought we’d share an image a day with you… a snapshot that means something to us… happy holidays!

if you ever wondered what franck looks like with hair... and…
December 20, 2012/by franck

we love what we do …

So, I receive this email a little earlier today from Lisa ... Hi For…
November 27, 2012/by pete

foodbarn tapas… an ideal venue for a celebration

As many of you have already found out, the Tapas Bar has fast…
November 15, 2012/by pete

franck’s new book is here!

Motivated by the sensory rewards of delicious,seasonal ingredients…
October 30, 2012/by pete

st lukes celebration

We are very proud to be associated with Yvonne Jackman and…
September 28, 2012/by pete

we salute a remarkable man!

You have heard the saying: Jack of all trades, master of none".…
August 28, 2012/by franck

even in winter, nature is generous

these little treasures come straight out of our garden.... radishes,…
August 6, 2012/by franck

celebrating Madiba’s birthday on Wed 18th July

>All of us in The Village have decided to celebrate Madiba's…
July 13, 2012/by pete

food from the karoo

As you might, or might not know, we are always looking for awesome…
July 9, 2012/by pete

july highlights

Amazing special !!! 50% off our a la carte menu, weekday lunches…
April 18, 2012/by pete

a special April @ the restaurant

It's that time of the year again when Cape Town restaurants do…
April 3, 2012/by pete

the last ripe tomatoes and baby courgettes…

Autumn is almost here and it is time to pick the last of the…
March 22, 2012/by franck

la table du chef

As an extension to our famous Winter Wine Evenings, every six…
January 17, 2012/by pete

so … what is this “tapas” food?

The word "tapas" comes from the Spanish verb "taper" which means…
December 2, 2011/by pete

giving someone a chance …

A couple of weeks back, Sarah from THANDAFRIKA contacted me with…
November 29, 2011/by pete

meet heather… our 3rd year student from silwood

We are passionate about many things at the Foodbarn ... one of…
November 8, 2011/by pete

the arch came for dinner…

How often have you heard what an amazing human being Archbishop…
November 5, 2011/by pete

gary kirsten chats to us about the upcoming ozzie tour

Each year one of our staff gets to pick a charity close to their…
October 11, 2011/by pete

wine prices in restaurants

There are many things we have done since starting the Foodbarn;…
September 27, 2011/by pete

meet kerry

Everybody is familiar with the old saying: "Behind every great…
September 21, 2011/by pete

iona winter wine evening

What does it take to create magic? Special wines, special…
September 18, 2011/by pete

tapas @ the deli

Tapas! The word on everyone's mouths at the Foodbarn. The idea…
September 15, 2011/by pete
Nitida Wine Special

we are loving nitida wines!

With the Nitida menu special  fast approaching, Franck and Pete…
August 10, 2011/by pete

take better pictures of food

Spend the day with local professional photographer Peter Haarhof…
August 3, 2011/by pete

such a cool idea…

Something new in the Deli and we think it is an awesome idea…
July 25, 2011/by pete

expanding market for Foodbarn quiches

There are always interesting anecdotes in our never boring lives…
June 27, 2011/by pete

watch franck on SABC3’s expresso show

Watch Franck's dem from Tuesday 19th July on SABC 3's Expresso…
June 10, 2011/by pete