“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” 

Virginia Woolf

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November 29, 2018

Sitting under a starry African sky, sipping on your drink, you realise the quality is truly world class. And I’m thrilled that home grown ingredients are being given star treatment. Mootee showcases mixology’s evolution in South Africa.

July 2, 2018

The menu offers a taste journey that seamlessly travels the continent. Dishes transport you within minutes from Thohoyandou to Tanganika, Luanda to Oudtshoorn and from Tangiers to Lagos.

January 21, 2018

Wines of distinction, magnificent views, warm hospitality and delicious food – Idiom Wines clearly has an artistic style that’s best experienced in person. Go on make a booking, you don’t need more reasons to visit!

January 21, 2018

If you, your friends and family are in the mood for a new food experience that is also tasty, fun and unfussy then you better book a meal at Banchan, Parkmore.

November 27, 2017

At the end of the day I went home with my spirits soaring. I had shared great times, delicious food and drink, while making great new memories - what better way to remember the dead while celebrating the living! I can’t wait for my next “Day of the Dead.”

August 25, 2017

Winehouse is consistent: great food, service and a wonderful ambience. I always leave with a smile on my face. It’s no surprise then that Chef de Bruijn and his team, have won the Zomato Users (as voted for by the public) Choice Awards for 2017 for the Joburg region.

August 1, 2017

Walking into Marble Restaurant one is struck by the overall attention to detail, from the marble wall & counter tops, to the shiny and eye catching imported wood fired grill. Then there are the striking commissioned artworks that adorn the walls and the stylish furnishings. It’s a visual delight before you even take your seat. Splendid sights aren’t just confined to within the venue. Views from the roof top terrace, especially...

July 12, 2017

Street food the world over is finally getting the recognition it so richly deserves. Globalisation, economic transformation and immigration have allowed dishes that would ordinarily be confined to one particular class of people to transcend these societal barriers and geographical borders. In 2016 Singapore based Chef, Chan Hon Meng, became the first street food vendor in the world to receive a Michelin star.  In South Africa...

July 4, 2017

Wombles can rightly claim to be a steak house of distinction. It has and continues to consistently deliver excellent food and service. Executive Chef Nesberth Nhambura, take a bow. I look forward to returning and this time lingering long after my meal, to sit at the fire, counting my blessings and the stars.

June 13, 2017

On a recent visit to Zimbabwe, where I was a speaker at a conference exploring all things digital, I got a glimpse into the world of a television cooking show. Jip, myself and a group of other conference delegates, including radio personalities, social media influencers and business leaders, cracked an invite to the set of “Battle of the Chefs”, a local food show! It was a pleasant surprise that the conference organisers spran...

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