Food 2017-04-03T09:23:50+00:00


Korean Food, Hello the Future

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Korean Food - Winning Hearts Riding the Hallyu, the impressive K-pop culture wave, Korean food has won the hearts and bellies of the food world. For Etihad in-flight magazine, August 2016.  Korean fried chicken (or [...]

Food Trends 2017 – A Sign of the Times

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

FOOD TRENDS 2017 Food Trends - from vegetable-only menus to shorter, less pricey tasting menus, Ishay Govender-Ypma delves into what's predicted to dominate the dining calendar. For SAA Sawubona, November 2016.  If you went out to [...]

Tracing a Lineage Across Continents – Sour Porridge

August 15th, 2016|1 Comment

South Indian Sour Porridge in South Africa Sunlight streams in the early morning over the vessels on the wood fire outside; the drums with water heating for bathing, the pots with the day’s lunch. A [...]

The Rise of Korean Food – New York City

August 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Rise of Korean Food - A New York City Exploration Koreatown in Manhattan may be a long way from Seoul, but its restaurants serve up delectable national dishes, from bibimbap to bulgogi. For Business Day [...]

Mexico City Food Guide

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Mexico City Food Guide, Muchas Graçias Mexico City – colourful, chaotic, and a crash-course in street-food, as Ishay Govender-Ypma learns, tasting her way through markets and curb-side stalls. Fine dining your north star? Check! But [...]

Swahili Food: Taste of the Swahili Coast

July 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Taste of the Swahili Coast - Swahili Food The Swahili Coast runs from southern Somalia to northern Mozambique, a unique cultural melting pot that reflects in the cuisine. For Fine Dining Lovers, July 2016.   [...]

World’s 50 Best Restaurants – New York City

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

World's 50 Best Restaurants with South Africa taking spot number 22. South Africa’s The Test Kitchen continues to dominate taking spot number 22 on World's 50 Best Restaurants list. Ishay Govender-Ypma reports from New York City. [...]

First South African Chef to Hold a Michelin Star

May 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen - South African Soul with a French Touch Chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, owner of JAN in France, is the first South African to be awarded a Michelin star. [...]

Bree Street – My 5 Favourite Spots

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Bree Street, Cape Town - My 5 Favourite Spots Bree Street has, over the past five years, become the restaurant/bar/fun street in Cape Town. It's tough to pick, but these are five of my favourites. [...]

Zanzibar Food Culture

April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Beyond the glittery resorts in Zanzibar, Tanzania, we meet a family in a village who allow us a glimpse into Zanzibari food culture. For Business Day WANTED magazine, April 2016

The Changing Face of Brooklyn Dining – A Tour

March 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Brooklyn Dining Tour - New York There’s more to Brooklyn’s culinary scene than Williamsburg. Ishay Govender-Ypma (@IshayGovender) started in Greenpoint and kept walking on a Brooklyn Dining Tour. For SAA Sawubona Magazine, March 2016.  [...]

Bree Street Food Guide

March 4th, 2016|1 Comment

Bree Street Food Guide - Cape Town's "It" Street Travelling along Bree Street and meeting the locals who are bringing the street back to being 'The place to be'. A Bree Street Food Guide For Business [...]