November 12, 2015


In 1999, Madiba Restaurant was started with five tables around makeshift bar — it was the first South African restaurant in New York City.


Today, Madiba is the epicenter of South African culture and cuisine and serves what owner, Mark Henegan, calls “Rainbow Cuisine” — a hodgepodge of cultural influences from Dutch, British Indian, and traditional South Africa. Our catering partner and long time friend is a source for more than just food — Madiba is involved in local outreach programs and conti...

November 11, 2015

Born in Soweto, raised in Swaziland, and educated in the United States and Europe, Thulare has launched her Fashion Deli stores in both Cape Town and NYC. Using her skills and influence, her vision is to create an authentic perception of Africa through her array of fashion and lifestyle products.

Once named the “Most Innovative Designer” at Cape Town Fashion Week, Thulare stresses the importance of promoting Southern African design in the United States. She notes “market access for Made in South...

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