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Behind the scenes: Foodtrucking through Jozi

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

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From the brink of closure to fine dining and gourmet cakes

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

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Disney makes its first visit to SA to promote ‘Descendants 2’

It was a night of fanfare and Disney magic as hundreds of exuberant children and their parents filled Montecasino’s Il Grande Cinema earlier this week for the première of the Disney original movie Descendants 2, earlier this week. The scene was set as any glamorous movie premier would have it – with a red carpet, flashing… Continue reading Disney makes its first visit to SA to promote ‘Descendants 2’

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It’s a Foodie’s World: My night in secret Napoli

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

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It’s a Foodie’s World: Winter winners

“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

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It’s a Foodie’s World: Stop and smell the bouquet

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

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It’s a Foodie’s World: Tea and tiny cakes at the Crystal Court

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