James Beard Publication of the Year 2017

Every Saturday in Cape Town’s mixed Woodstock district, an astonishingly sumptuous farmers market comes to life.

Every Saturday in the Cape Town neighborhood of Woodstock—a former warehouse district that is, in various parts, home to meth dealers, middle-class families and federal judges—the revitalized Old Biscuit Mill complex hosts an astonishing farmers market called Neighbourgoods. Like its counterpart in Johannesburg, the Cape Town Neighbourgoods Market is crowded, buzzing, delicious and ample proof that the South African food scene, in its upper echelon, can stand toe-to-toe with anyone.

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