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: Kream, Brooklyn Pretoria

Hubster recently turned 30 – so to celebrate (beside buying him a ridiculously fancy watch and taking him on a weekend away to a game lodge in Limpopo!) I treated him to lunch at Kream in Pretoria. I had heard great things about this place and as we were passing Pretoria on our way to…

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Restaurant Review: Great Eastern Food Bar, Melville

This has got to be one of the best restaurants in Johannesburg serving fusion asian cuisine! This small and intimate restaurant is located at the Bamboo centre in Melville and has the added bonus of dedicated parking. I loved the minimalist decor and the casual feel of this eatery, it has a small outside area…

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Restaurant Review: Clementines, Clarens

It was our first time in Clarens so we went with the most top-rated restaurant¬†(according to Zomato and TripAdvisor reviews) for our lunch!   Clementines has a beautifully decorated interior and has a fine dining ambience with luxurious curtains and fresh flowers on the table. They have a good selection of craft beers brewed in…

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Restaurant Review: Kong, Cedar Square

Kong is a sophisticated Asian fusion restaurant with beautiful art and decor – the food is delicious, the ambience romantic and the service is good, however, it is pricey.   They have a great selection of various Asian food – dim sum, sushi, thai curries, noodles and stir fries. Their infamous Hong Kong Pears, potato…

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Restaurant Review: The Whippet, Linden

We were in the area, so I used my Zomato app to find this awesome gem of a breakfast spot based on location and rating. It was packed when we entered, we were seated on the bar stools for a bit until a table was ready. I really loved the decor and ambience and could…

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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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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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