Restaurant review: Brunching at Cafe Tavia, Rivonia

Cafe Tavia is popular for their wide range of freshly baked Taiwanese breads with interesting savoury fillings like red beans, chicken curry and matcha. They also  have pastries and croissants with custard and chocolate fillings to satisfy those of us with a serious sweet tooth! We were invited to try out their recently introduced food…

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Cocktails at the InterContinental Hotel, Sandton Towers

I found the perfect stawberry daiquiri! It was the perfect mix of Bacardi rum, fresh lime juice and freshly muddled strawberries – not the sickly sweet syrupy concoction you normally find! We were recently invited to the launch of the New Worldly Classics Signature Cocktails menu at the luxurious InterContinental Towers and resort in Sandton….

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Turkish Fusion at 47 on Grant, Norwood

The last time I had Turkish food…was in Turkey… and it was underwhelming to say the least, usually bland, dry meat kebabs with a pile of chips.. So I was a little apprehensive when I was invited to try out 47 on Grant, a new turkish fusion restaurant in Norwood, as I was expecting much…

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New Menu at The Grazing Room, Dunkeld

The Grazing Room has launched a new sharing plates menu that will appeal to all those who appreciate fine food! Adventurous play on flavours and and textures is what Chef Marthinus and Chef de Cuisine at The Grazing Room, Jess McKinnon, is known for and it was an absolute delight to sample some of the…

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Restaurant Review: Urbanologi, Marshaltown

Urbanologi is refreshingly different and a welcome presence in Joburg’s food scene. Immediately striking is the space – a cozy yet spacious industrial interior, a brewery, dramatic art and beautiful lighting.   Service is warm and unpretentious. The menu consists of tapas divided into fried, kushiyaki, cured, steamed and frozen  They have a great selection…

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Restaurant Review: The Clay Oven, Jukskei Park

An authentic “Portugreek” restaurant that serves the most flavourful and fresh Portuguese and Greek fusion food resides in Jukskei Park, Johannesburg. The owners, Joe and Koulla, are the most welcoming hosts and both are incredibly passionate about the food they serve! It’s a cozy restaurant in a quiet shopping centre – as it was a…

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Restaurant Review: Society, Fourways

Society may be situated in an unassuming little corner of Fourways but once you enter you will find a trendy gastropub eatery and bar.  They have a wide selection of craft beers, cocktails and drinks – you MUST have the Society G&T – Bombay Sapphire Gin, Tonic water and a dash of elderflower with some…

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Nutriday Launch

I am a big fan of yogurt – my breakfasts during the week alternates between oats or a bowl of plain yogurt with some fresh fruit. Yogurt is great for maintaining gut health and a great source of calcium and protein. I had the pleasure of attending the media launch of the revamped Nutriday #SnackSmart…

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