Ocean and mountain landscapes. Safari and game lodges. The Burning Man spin-off, Afrikaburn: all things that lure travellers to Cape Town. Lesser-known yet equally gratifying is the city’s unique food culture. Although Cape Town’s hospitality industry struggled due to the pandemic and (the recently lifted) alcoholic ban, things are starting to return to normal which makes now, according to food writer Tamsin Snyman, an excellent time to visit. The cookbook publisher and World’s 50 Best Restaurants academy chair for Africa has lived in the Western Cape region all her life and understands the diversity and richness of South African food.