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have a good time too. Not only do they          rush through it here. Sweet or savoury, it   community, the BLUE BIRD GARAGE
have delicious food, fresh goods and            matters not…it’s all absolutely divine and   FOOD & GOODS MARKET takes place
preserves, natural and organic goods            you simply must go. Road trip sorted!        every Friday night in a beautiful old postal
and ‘green’ and eco-friendly items but          	 Priding itself on its homemade organic     plane hangar on the edge of this urban
there’s a kid’s activity area so moms can       food, award-winning cheeses, Karoo           village. You will find this space filled with
relax too. Come and spend a leisurely           meat, pastries and more, the WILLOW-         a collection of local Artisans, speciality
Sunday browsing, eating and soaking             BRIDGE SLOW FOOD MARKET in Ty-               cooks, bakers and producers. They bring
up the relaxed atmosphere of this quaint        ger Valley is more of the same excellence    the butcher, the baker, the t-shirt maker
fishing village. Definitely carries the ‘seal’  and harks back to the ancient festivities    together under one eclectic, creative, hip
of approval.                                    of fresh food markets done the natural       and happening roof. Handpicked South
	 Dubbing themselves as Cape Town’s             way. Hard to argue that logic.               African wines, craft beer, delicious food,
most vibrant, hapnin’ market, BAY HAR-          	 Set in Cape Town’s crown jewel of          live music from local artists, a creative
BOUR MARKET in Hout Bay, certainly              tourist locations, The V&A Waterfront,       kid’s area and great company are all part
is doing its level best to live up to such a    the V&A MARKET ON THE WARF is                of the tapestry that makes this a very
motto. Crammed with bars, coffee and            a culinary market with tantalising fresh     unique and inviting market experience.
tea houses, the beverage box for a start,       produce as well as designer appliances       It’s a great way to spend a Friday night!
is ticket. Then add to that cakes and           and a food bookshop. What more can be        	 There you have it folks. This con-
confectionary, fish and seafood, fresh          said really? Location - check, produce –     cludes our little tour of Urban Food
produce, ready meals, snack and sweets,         check, foody goodies to buy and to read      Market Magic. Be sure to dust off those
and these all available from a variety of       about - check. Voila! Job done.              shopping baskets and get out there and
different stores mind you and a recipe for      	The BO-KAAP FOOD AND CRAFT                  experience the thrill of mingling with like-
pure success is done and dusted. Even           MARKET is held monthly, usually the first    minded foodies in an atmosphere of laid
the pickiest foody in the group will rush       Saturday of the month in the heart of the    back shopping and munching. With such
back for another visit.                         Bo-Kaap, at Schotschekloof Civic Centre.     varieties of ingredients available and tips
	 Did someone say ‘road trip through            Here you can enjoy food demonstrations,      on how to cook, prepare and enjoy to the
the wine lands of Stellenbosch’? Yes            where you may even learn to make the         full, you are sure to learn a thing or two
please! A scenic drive through these            ‘curry in a hurry’! Available too are tasty  about food in the twenty first century. Bon
beautiful wine lands can culminate in a         traditional foods, biscuits, cakes, samoo-   appetit!
morning of gourmet festivities of note at       sas, crafts, gifts, pickles, smoked snoek
the STELLENBOSCH SLOW FOOD                      and dried fruit. Sit down and enjoy coffee   PHOTOS: Blue Bird Garage Food &
MARKET on the Oude Libertas Estate,             and koeksisters or curry and roti. This      Foods Market, Bay Harbour Market,
boasting in excess of 100 specialty sup-        is pukka Malay stuff chaps, with serious     Neighbourgoods Market, Market on Main
pliers. Slow is the name and taking your        history and serious flavor. Enjoy!           in Maboneng, The City Bowl Market,
time is the aim. You really don’t want to       	 As the cornerstone of the Muizenberg

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