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Jamie’s Italian

Jamie’s Italian   If you read my biography you’ll know that my love of food comes from watching Jamie Oliver on Sunday afternoons in The Naked Chef, so you can guess my excitement when I heard Jamie’s Italian was opening in Johannesburg. Being my favourite type of food and most probably my favourite chef ever’s…

Daring Cooks, Dessert, Drinks, Main Course, Meat, Meat, Pasta, Press Release, Restaurants, Salad, South Africa

Fire & Feast Butcher’s Festival – Ticket givaway

As most South Africans, I too enjoy nothing more than a good braai and a beer on the weekend. Saying this, I couldn’t have been more excited when I heard about the Fire & Feast Butcher’s Festival. We were fortunate enough to get invited to the event and thought we’d extend the invitation to a few lucky…

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Café Del Sol

A classic Italian restaurant in every single way adapting to modern times by catering for everyone from the crowd that wants their food delivered to the banting army growing day by day it is easy to see why Cafe Del Sol stood proud as Winner of both Highly Commended and Best Italian eatery in the…

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Hussar Grill – Morningside

  I am always on the lookout for a great steak. The Hussar Grill have successfully made me a fan after inviting us out for dinner. Since opening their doors in 1964 in Rondebosch Cape Town, The Hussar Grill has received multiple awards Only the finest Class-A grain-fed beef and game are served. Meat is wet-aged…

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Chef James Diack talks to us about farm to table and his new venture, The Federal

I walk into Coobs and immediately spot Chef James Diack. I’m a little starstruck by the man who is leading the farm to table movement in South Africa. It takes me a few moments to gather myself. Our coffee arrives and we sit down to chat food. I furiously scribble notes but get distracted by…

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Dolci Café – a Craighall Gem

  It’s the weekend. You’re lying in bed trying to decide where to have breakfast/brunch. You’re tired of the Parkhurst vibe, you’ve been there too many times. Venturing beyond 4th street will take you to a quiet little Café – Dolci Café. A blend of authentic Italian, classic French and good old South African.    …

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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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Society Eatery

Society Eatery

The kind folks at Society invited us for a lunch to try their new Gin cocktails. The Inverroche cocktail trio on offer are the Verdant, Amber & Classic. Rosemary, pomegranate, grapefruit and cucumber are some of the ingredients that go into these gin cocktails. Try them, you will be pleasantly surprised even if you don’t…

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Restaurant Mosaic – the time I made my own fine dining cake

Restaurant Mosaic is one of the restaurants that is on any foodie’s South African restaurant bucket list. Chef Chantel Dartnell has won SA’s Chef of the Year award and the incredible menus she puts together showcases her manly talents. When you see images of Chantel’s food, you wonder if it could be real? Art on a…

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Piza e Vino Eagles Landing

Piza e Vino Eagles Landing

Beautiful surroundings are almost as important as good food. There is something to be said about feasting your eyes on interesting/pretty/strange decor while enjoying your drink and waiting for the food to arrive. I found myself drinking in the simply stunning interior of the Piza e Vino situated in the Eagles Landing centre. The decor…

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