Monday, July 1, 2019

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance

Via Billy

For many white children growing up in apartheid South Africa, the Spur Steak Ranches restaurant chain was a home away from home, offering kid-friendly meals and play areas with an American Wild West theme.

For their parents, the chain’s outposts served as the social center in many rural towns and in suburbs like Strand, a once-popular beach resort about 30 miles from Cape Town.

“A lot of people thought of Spur as their living room,” said Johan Pienaar, a brand consultant.


  1. Too bad for Spur; another one bites the dust.

    1. Couldn't have happened to nicer people.....:)