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
I recently filmed a feature on the dynamic bistro, Café Hemingways. From the moment I stepped into the restaurant, I was transported to a different era and I knew this was going to turn out well. More than fancy food and delicious drinks, this place has something special going on. They have mastered an era… Continue reading From the brink of closure to fine dining and gourmet cakes
People who know me well, will be aware of that alcohol is never my beverage of choice, with the exception of a celebratory glass of champagne — that never quite gets finished. I have, however, always had a fascination with wine. Over my many “wine conversations” with friends, I have realised three things: I have… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Stop and smell the bouquet
It’s unlike any high tea you’ll ever have. It’s in a palace, where there’s a grand staircase, a grand piano and African grandeur at its best. The Palace of the Lost City, strategically nestled deep in the Sun City resort, maintains a high level of exclusivity for its hotel guests, which day visitors can get… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Tea and tiny cakes at the Crystal Court
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!