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Refined dining at Athol Place exceeds expectations #DineJoziStyle

Hotel restaurants face the dining paradox of guests wanting to eat with the locals, and locals thinking that only hotel guests can can dine in their restaurant. Ironically, most hotels would welcome outside guests to enjoy their cuisine. Athol Place is a five-star boutique hotel in Sandton whose restaurant deserves to be on your ‘to […]

Award-winning Restaurant Mosaic features wine tastings with France’s Domaine Henri Gouges as well as Spain’s Vega Sicilia @MosaicatOrient

The award-winning Restaurant Mosaic has what is regarded as the best cellar on the African continent with more than 75 000 bottles of wine under 5 500 different local and international labels. February features two not-to-be-missed wine tastings with France’s Domaine Henri Gouges as well as Spain’s Vega Sicilia. Antoine Gouges from Domaine Henri Gouges […]

The 2018 Jhp Gourmet Guide™ selected to represent SA in the International Gourmand World Cookbook Awards @jenny_handley

The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards was founded in 1995 by Edouard Cointreau. Each year they honour the best food and wine books internationally. The ground-breaking JHP Gourmet Guide™ has been selected as a winner to represent South Africa in the Professionals Category in the International Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. In May 2018 the guide will […]

Cape Wine Auction offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to attend BFI London Film Festival and tickets to US Open courtesy of American Express @CapeWineAuction ‏

The Cape Wine Auction is Africa’s most significant international wine charity auction and has broken records every year since its debut five years ago raising close to R55 million in the process. Last year a bespoke experience in Napa Valley, California, sold for R3 million – the highest ever paid for a lot in the […]

The Friday Night American Express Barrel Auction

Serious wine aficionados are preparing their palates and sharpening their bidding skills for the fourth annual Friday Night American Express Barrel Auction, which is set to kick off at 5.30pm on February 9 at the Tokara Delicatessen on the Tokara Wine and Olive Estate. An exciting precursor to The Cape Wine Auction itself (which will […]

Gastronomic Girl Power at award-winning Restaurant Mosaic @MosaicatOrient

South Africa’s Chantel Dartnall – currently the reigning Best Female Chef in the World – has been joined at the award-winning Restaurant Mosaic by one of the country’s most exciting female sommeliers, 28-year-old Taryn Nortje. Dartnall has always celebrated gastronomic girl power at the restaurant with a strong female brigade in the kitchen and her […]

Melville’s Lucky Bean restaurant avoids culinary trends to create signature dishes that are uniquely their own. #DineJoziStyle @amaluckybean

Melville’s Lucky Bean restaurant avoids culinary trends to create signature dishes that are uniquely their own. I never thought I’d say this, but I liked this. I never thought I’d say that either! Introducing the Wasabi Wazou. A quirky cocktail that sounds like a frat boy shooter but makes for a sophisticated thirst quencher by […]

Intervention launched to curb stunting (and food wastage) in South Africa

An innovative initiative utilising a Facebook chatbot is set to curb the growing incidence of stunting – a phenomenon that affects 27% of South African children. This initiative is the brainchild of one of the country’s top pharmaceutical firms, and was developed in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of SA (HSFSA). According to […]

Restaurant Mosaic Scores a Hat Trick at the 2017 Eat Out Awards Only Gauteng restaurant in the Top 10

Restaurant Mosaic Scores a Hat Trick at the 2017 Eat Out Awards Only Gauteng restaurant in the Top 10 It was a triple whammy this week for Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient at the 2017 Eat Out Awards held in Cape Town when the acclaimed eatery scored a stellar hat trick by picking up the […]

#PappasRefined Veteran restaurant on the square gets a remodel @PappasSandton

As one of Nelson Mandela Square’s most renowned eateries, Pappas has undergone a transition to reveal a fresh and opulent new look. In the early 1980’s the restaurant rapidly gained popularity with their unconventional way of serving steak on a hot rock; an item that is back on the menu by popular demand. Over the […]

Orient has all the elements for foodies #DineJoziStyle @orientmelrose

Melrose Arch sees a relook at the very popular restaurant Orient Melrose Arch, which will transport you to the east through its modern Asian fare and vibrant flavours. The new menu has been created by Vietnamese born Chef My Van Nguyen of Saigon Cape Town fame. Under his direction Saigon has achieved numerous accolades and […]

Ultimate gastronomy pairing food and wine at the Michelangelo #DineJoziStyle @MichHotel

Food and wine pairing has become the latest trend as far as fine dining is concerned. What can be better than the selection of the perfect wine to go with a gourmet meal that has been prepared to transcend expectations? The Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton has discovered the winning formula for this gastronomic version of […]

CHEFS@WORK presents their 2017 Summer Dinner & Dance on the 25th November 2017 #DineJoziStyle

CHEFS@WORK presents their 2017 Summer Dinner & Dance at the Bracken Park Hall in Alberton on the 25th November 2017. Tickets are on sale in aid of giving 4 underprivileged Kids the opportunity to be trained as chefs. The Menu Starter: Spinach and feta Tandoori roulade, served on a bed of rocket and honey glazed […]

Septimo introduces the Original Philly Cheesesteak … an iconic sandwich straight out of Philadelphia

Septimo Italian Restaurant & Market – Nelson Mandela Square’s latest eatery – has launched a scrumptious breakfast menu, guaranteed to wow those early morning taste buds, as well as an array of mouth-watering sandwiches sure to quell those mid-morning or mid-afternoon hunger pangs. Sandwiches include owner Paul Lycos’ signature dish from his hometown of Philadelphia […]

Miss SA reveals Miss Universe outfits #DemiLeigh4MissUniverse

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has revealed two of the outfits she will be wearing when the 66th Miss Universe pageant takes place at The Axis in Las Vegas on Sunday, November 26. She also showed off her official national gift, a stunning piece of jewellery made from gold and diamonds, called “The Daisies of […]

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