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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Launch of #WTP at The National, Parktown

I am a potato fiend! Potatoes are a very versatile veggie and can be prepared in so many different delicious ways. Although it gets a bad rep for being so carb heavy, it is high in fibre and potassium and can be incorporated into any healthy diet. We were recently invited to the launch of…

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Restaurant Review: Love Fish, Morningside

If you want a unique take on seafood, go to Love Fish – their menu is filled with interesting asian and mediterranean flavours! We were wined and dined courtesy of the lovely owners of this special little seafood restaurant located at the Morningside Shopping Centre and were treated to a selection of starters, mains and desserts…

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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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Restaurant Week 2015: Pigalle, Melrose Arch

What a fantastic start to Restaurant Week 2015 at Pigalle! Restaurant Week, South Africa is a week where restaurants across all the major cities : Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town and Winelands showcase a set menu at a reduced price (this year- R95pp for a 2 course lunch or R175 pp for a 3 course dinner, add R50 pp if they…

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#TheSoberVegetarian: Week 1

Purtassi is the Hindu fasting month that began on 17 September. During this month we usually give up meat and alcohol as an act of self discipline and to purify the mind and body – hence I am #TheSoberVegetarian. This year, we have decided to also give up junk food (pizza, pies, chips etc), desserts,…

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Restaurant Review: Plaka, Bedfordview

We were treated to a smorgasbord of delicious Greek food at our recent Zomato Meetup at Plaka! Let me just say, I love Greek food – when I visited Greece last year my tummy was in heaven! It was an incredible gastronomical experience- from rich Greek yogurt with honey to souvlakis in pita to desserts…

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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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