This article is a peak into the quirky and interesting things I learn behind the scenes... Food trucks are a fairly new concept on the South African food scene, but over the last three years, the trend has boomed in some of the country's largest cities. Cape Town is originally synonymous with the trend and… Continue reading Behind the scenes: Foodtrucking through Jozi
There’s a restaurateur about the city who calls himself The Secret Jozi Chef, and after spending a delightful evening with him and 19 other guests, I believe he should be a secret no more. Paul Maciel recently opened The Cookery beneath his Italian restaurant Pronto, which is located at The Colony on Jan Smuts Avenue.… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: My night in secret Napoli
“Winter is coming”, is probably one of the most famous Game of Thrones phrases, which any fan would pick up in an instant. The eagerly awaited HBO series has returned to SA screens and, with it, winter has arrived. Many of my friends who are considered “young professionals”, are trading their afternoon running shoes to… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Winter winners
I’m a zealous food lover, and I only recently realised how drastically the concept of a farmers’ market has changed. My FOMO on this Jo’burg weekend craze got the better of me and off I went to the two-year-old Fourways Farmers Market. It’s not a collection of dusty old Isuzu vans with live chickens or… Continue reading It’s a foodie’s world: Gourmet garden
Braamfontein, one of Johannesburg's oldest suburbs, boasts a unique food culture with modern twists on hundreds of classic recipes. The 162-year-old suburb, which has undergone a 13 year process of urban renewal, has seen entrepreneurs transform abandoned buildings into trendy restaurant spaces, artisanal shops and business centres. And, it doesn’t matter what time of the day you pop into the… Continue reading Eat your heart out, in Braam!