Restaurant Review: Cube Tasting Kitchen, Parktown

I went to Cube earlier this year for my birthday dinner – it continuously tops the best restaurant lists in Johannesburg and I was dying to go. Firstly – make sure you book way in advance. They have a very fast and user-friendly online booking form on their website- fill in your details and you…

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Wine Wednesday: Tranquille, Pierre Jourdan

My first Wine Wednesday post is dedicated to Tranquille,  a blend of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir.  I have had the pleasure of visiting the Pierre Jourdan, Haute Cabriere vineyard in Franschoek on one of my recent trips to Cape Town.  They are well known for their MCC and Chardonnay-Pinot Noir range. Tranquille has…

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Zomato Meetup: Sophia’s Bistro, Illovo

I was so excited to get a Zomato Meetup Invitation in my inbox this past week for #ZomatoXSophiasBistro! Zomato is the best app for anyone that loves food as much as I do – it has ratings, menus, contact details, directions and other information that will help you decide where to eat out. The mobile…

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La Vie En Rose – Illovo, Johannesburg

La Vie En Rose is a well known restaurant, famous for its breakfasts and for hosting functions such as bridal and baby showers… or so I heard! I was eager to pay them a visit. We decided to try out their dinner menu and had a selection of starters, mains and desserts. I liked that…

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Willoughby & Co – V&A Waterfront

Willoughbys is situated at the V&A and is a Japanese fusion restaurant. Their sushi is AWESOME! We had the rainbow roll reloaded which was an absolute treat. We then had mains- I tried the paella and Hubster the honey wasabi beef. The meat was very good but was a bit too sweet. My paella was…

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Racine – Franschoek

Racine is the second restaurant by our famous South African chef Reuben Riffels (his first restaurant Reuben’s is on the main road in Franschoek. Racine is situated in the gorgeous Chamonix wine estate. The wait staff are efficient and helpful. We were planning on just having cake and coffee but the menu looked so interesting…

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Hussar – Stellenbosch

Hussar is a traditional steakhouse type of place, wide selection of wine but also interestingly enough the sign  on their door stares that they will never charge a corkage fee so you can just bring your wine if you so wish at no additional cost. We were so wined out from our wine tasting so…

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Hudson’s – Green Point

It’s a burger joint with a nice warm atmosphere. I am just salivating thinking of my meal here!!! Try the disco fries! Hubster enjoyed his sweet potato chips. We both ordered a selection of sliders, his beef, mine chicken. It’s a great way to sample more of their menu. I really enjoyed the different flavors…

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