Longtable goes live

In a few hours Longtable Project goes live. We have visited a number of restaurants and spoken to them about the benefits of the project. One of the first visits to super-supportive Dear Me in Cape Town city resulted in Vanessa and Ilze suggesting a meet-up with...
What are sustainable actions?

What are sustainable actions?

Sustainable Actions are actions restaurants commit to that involve shifts in behaviour with regard to food, resources, people or communication. Many of these actions will improve a restaurant’s profitability, others its reputation. These are all attainable and...
Sitting at the Longtable {project}

Sitting at the Longtable {project}

“ Whether or not we eat regular ‘proper’ meals ourselves , the cities we inhabit are geared to them, their streets, cafes, restaurants and bars filling and emptying to their rhythm as surely as the sea turns with the tide..” Carolyn Steel The restaurant, as we know...
What is a Sustainable Restaurant?

What is a Sustainable Restaurant?

Admittedly sustainability as an umbrella term is overused and misused, and can be open to misunderstanding. Having said that, what is needed for a restaurant to be sustainable or sustain itself into the future with regard to the economy, society and the environment?...
Why Longtable Project?

Why Longtable Project?

  You don’t have to be the lone yodeller up the mountain. If you don’t have the expertise work with people who do  Monocle Issue 59 Longtable Project is the go-to space for the Cape town restaurant industry to get support to become more sustainable in...
Hello World

Hello World

Longtable Project: an idea, a visit to the about to be launched sustainable restaurant association in London talking to people in the game, reading about and visiting restaurant after restaurant an M Phil thesis at Stellenbosch University a logo, a website the hope of...