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Pomodoro Dinner Party

  Pomodoro is an authentic style Italian restaurant based in Morningside Shopping Centre in Johannesburg. We were invited to a dinner party at Pomodoro and had the chance to catch up with owner and manager Stefano, and enjoy some great stories about his journey so far. A qualified engineer; Stefano’s roots are a mix of italian,…

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The Lazy Goat: Pop Up Restaurant

The Lazy Goat: Pop Up Restaurant

Goat photos, cute beaded goats available for sale on silent auction, and a signature Tajine Goat dish – welcome to The Lazy Goat. The Swiss Hotel School are hosting their yearly “pop-up” restaurant again this year. From 15 September – 11 October, you can enjoy a variety of mediterranean dishes for dinner or a relaxed…

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#HelloRecommends: Higher Ground

#HelloRecommends: Higher Ground

The second #HelloRecommends VIP event took place at the gorgeous Higher Ground at St Stitians. With breathtaking views of the Sandton skyline, guests were treated to the new Patron Silver tequila. Even if you are not a tequila drinker – mixed with some Appetiser, this makes a winning welcome drink. Beware – it tastes benignly…

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2Scoops Ice Cream

2Scoops Ice Cream

Spring is fast approaching and that means that it is time for Ice Cream. Actually who am I kidding? It’s always Ice Cream time! We were recently invited to the 2Scoops ice cream tasting at Nicci Boutiques in Hyde Park Corner. 13 delicious flavours awaited us; Chocolate Sea Salt, French Toast & Bacon, Strawberry Balsamic, Basil &…

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Remos

When I picture Italian dining I either see a large group of people sitting along a table, talking loudly, gesturing with their hands and sharing large platters of food or I see a couple gazing lovingly into each other’s eyes over oversized glasses of red wine. Remos at Waterfall Corner certainly lives up to the…

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The Hunt for the Winter Red

The Hunt for the Winter Red

The only hunting i condone – hunting for that perfect red wine! I was recently invited to The Hunt for the Winter Red. A fundraising evening to raise money for The Lunchbox Fund. This initiative is a Non-profit organization dedicated to providing a daily meal for extremely poor and at-risk school children in South Africa. A…

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#HelloRecommends with Maximillien Restaurant

#HelloRecommends with Maximillien Restaurant

A beautifully bedecked table awaited us at the stylish Maximillien restaurant for the first #HelloRecommends event hosted by Hello Joburg Magazine. Brandy glasses glistened in the candlelight and edible bouquets of chocolate covered strawberries and fruit on the tables promised an evening of something different ahead. Zee from Oudemeester Brandy gave us a lesson on…

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The Diner

The Diner

Krugersdorp is not a place you would generally associate with foodies. Zomato invited us to The Diner – a newly opened restaurant in Krugersdorp. I have to admit that I was slightly sceptical when driving all the way out there. A nondescript building masks the beauty of this hidden gem. Walking in, I had to…

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Wine & Meat Pairing | Rare Meat Company

Wine & Meat Pairing | Rare Meat Company

When I was invited to attend the Wine & Meat Pairing at the Pick n Pay Good Food Studio, I jumped at the opportunity. I am a massive red meat lover. The Rare Meat Company is an exclusive supplier of high quality, humanely produced, free-range and grass-fed meat products. Derek Bresgi explained the various benefits of grass-fed meat…

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Signature Brooklyn

Signature Brooklyn

Signature restaurant in Brooklyn is the new addition to the Signature group. I recently attended a foodie meet-up to celebrate its’ opening. A gorgeous venue, beautifully decorated as you would expect. Our 4 course meal was a wonderful selection of food, paired with a complimentary wine. Course 1: Oyster Rockerfeller with Silverthorn The Green Man…

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