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Chocolate factory fantasy world at Southern Sun Cape Sun @TsogoSun

Inspired by Easter and all things chocolate, four of Tsogo Sun’s Cape Town chefs share their recipes for a decadent five course chocolate brunch. The menu starts with chocolate Mayan yoghurt, cinnabun melba toast, chocolate & hazelnut crumble, and fresh raspberries, created by Executive Chef of Southern Sun Cape Sun and former chocolatier, Alfred Henry; […]

2017 Diners Club Winelist Award Entries are Open @DinersClubSA

South African restaurateurs can now submit their menus and wine lists for the 2017 Diners Club Winelist Awards. Diners Club kicks off another year celebrating restaurants that pride themselves with offering the best wine selection and pairing of food with wine. The Winelist awards have been around for over two decades and last year revised […]

Chef Adele Stiehler-van der Westhuizen @prueleithchefs cooks @SlowFoodJoburg #SerengetiEatIn #ChefOfTheDay #DineJoziStyle

Name: Adele Stiehler-van der Westhuizen Establishment: Prue Leith Chefs Academy & Restaurant Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: Ingredients inspire me, my cooking is very much focused on highlighting good products. I also love South African flavours. We have a melting pot of flavours to choose from, I […]

Chef Kalpesh Hansjee cooks @SlowFoodJoburg #SerengetiEatIn #ChefOfTheDay #DineJoziStyle

Name: Kalpesh Hansjee Establishment: Michelangelo Hotel Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: Simple, sensationally flavorful with interesting textures and colors, food that is delicious on the tongue and that eats elegantly, with a cosmopolitan influence. What inspires me is art, people and beautiful ingredients to work with and […]

Introducing Shannon Vineyards’ Sanctuary Peak Sauvignon Blanc @shannonwines

INTRODUCING SHANNON VINEYARDS SANCTUARY PEAK SAUVIGNON BLANC 2016 Situated high on the western rim of the cool-climate Elgin Valley and owned by James and Stuart Downes, Shannon Vineyards produce three highly-acclaimed site-specific wines, all with names taken from geographical features along the mountain range above the vineyards. One of the three is the Shannon Vineyards […]

Fans to star in Food Network’s new commission Siba’s Table: Sibalicious! #MakeItSibalicious @SibaMtongana

Food Network launches the #MakeItSibalicious social media campaign on Monday, inviting fans to submit recipes to appear in Siba’s 2018 series on Food Network. Running for the month of March the campaign is being promoted across Food Network South Africa and Siba Mtongana’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. To enter fans and foodies must send […]

Join the Slow Food Serengeti Eat-In as 10 Gauteng Chefs celebrate Nguni cattle in a nose-to-tail competition

Ten of Gauteng’s best chefs will be participating in Slow Food’s much anticipated Serengeti Eat-In which takes place in Kempton Park on Saturday, March 25. They are Adele Stiehler-van der Westhuizen (Prue Leith); Adrian Vigus-Brown (Melrose Arch Hotel); James Diack (Coobs); James Khoza (Sandton Convention Centre); Kalpesh Hansjee (Michelangelo); Klaus Beckmann (La Luna); Matthew Foxon […]

Tsogo Sun’s special spots for sundowners @TsogoSun

“Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words,” said Roman playwright Plautus more than 2 000 years ago. Jo’burgers love to do just that – celebrate any and every occasion with something bubbly, a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail and scintillating company, somewhere special. The combination of the perfect drinks offering […]

New signage makes StreetSmart restaurants easier to find #EatOutHelpOut

Making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children R5 at a time just got easier with new prominent StreetSmart signage allowing participating restaurants to promote their support more visibly, helping diners to eat out more responsibly. The new signage identifies participating restaurants as members of the StreetSmart SA restaurant community, where a voluntary donation […]

Everything you need to know about Paul! #DineJoziStyle #PAULBakerySA @PAULSouthAfrica

PAUL is a family-owned French bakery-restaurant whose finest baking traditions and savoir-faire have been passed down over five generations. The PAUL bakery brand is built on a 128-year heritage and legacy of passion for excellence, exemplified by time-honoured artistry, carefully selected fresh ingredients and refined presentation, polished off by the latest gastronomic trends. The aroma […]

The business lunch is back at The Maslow Hotel! #DineJoziStyle @TheMaslowHotel @MillionThrills

The Maslow, Sun International’s luxury urban retreat in the heart of Africa’s business hub Sandton, caters to the businessman’s every need. The latest course on the Maslow menu is the business lunch, which is different from the informal, leisure lunch. The team at The Maslow know that business lunches are bound by time constraints and […]

Glenelly Estate: A world class winelands destination @GlenellyEstate

GLENELLY ESTATEMOVING FORWARD – A WINELANDS DESTINATION A world class winelands destination with a convivial bistro, a tasting room with a view, and a private glass collection. May de Lencquesaing started a new adventure on South African soil in 2003 at the age of 78: Glenelly Estate was reborn. Today, 13 years later, alongside her […]

Glenelly reveals a series of new vintages and rebranded packaging @GlenellyEstate

GLENELLY MOVING FORWARD – WINE LAUNCH Continuing its journey, Glenelly reveals a series of new vintages and rebranded packaging   May de Lencquesaing started a new adventure on South African soil in 2003 at the age of 78: Glenelly Estate was reborn. Today, 13 years later, alongside her two grandsons Nicolas Bureau and Arthur de Lencquesaing, […]

Season flavours at Social Kitchen and Bar #DineJoziStyle @ebsocialkitchen

What flavour combinations best celebrate the last of Summer 2017? Chef Russell Armstrong, from Social Kitchen and Bar in Johannesburg uses his latest Chef’s Selection to highlight some of the best seasonal taste combinations. South Africa’s Summer is all about long sunny days, and fresh eating – even as we approach Autumn. Searching for the […]

Brunch is served at The Federal #DineJoziStyle @thefederalJHB

The Federal’s “polished, greasy spoon” is dishing up something new… weekend brunch. The Melville-based eatery, is extending its food offering to brunch on Saturdays and Sundays between 09:00 and 12:00. Since opening five months ago, we’ve seen how our customers come here as a comfort pit-stop away from home, now we can make sure they […]

Join us for #DineJoziStyleDinnerUnderTheStars @DaVinciHotelSA

    Join us for #DineJoziStyleUnderTheStars with Chef Sylvester Nair at the DaVinci Hotel.   Dining under the Stars Menu Amuse bouche Coal smoked pork belly topped with apple slaw Appetizer Beetroot cured salmon gravlax topped with dill candy and orange puree Palate cleanser Chervil and pomegranate sorbet Entrée Coconut poached salmon with crispy skin and […]

Join us for #DineJoziStyleUnderTheStars @DaVinciHotelSA

    Join us for #DineJoziStyleUnderTheStars with Chef Sylvester Nair at the DaVinci Hotel.   Dining under the Stars Menu Amuse bouche Coal smoked pork belly topped with apple slaw Appetizer Beetroot cured salmon gravlax topped with dill candy and orange puree Palate cleanser Chervil and pomegranate sorbet Entrée Coconut poached salmon with crispy skin and […]

Interview: Chef Michel Morand shares classic French bistro food with flair @BistroMichelZA #ChefOfTheDay

Name: Chef Michel Morand Establishment: Bistro Michel #DineJoziStyleBistroMichel @BistroMichelZA! A post shared by JoziStyle (@jozistyle) on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:54pm PDT The simplicity of a crisp at Bistro Michel becomes an expression of creativity #DineJoziStyleBistroMichel A post shared by JoziStyle (@jozistyle) on Jun 8, 2016 at 9:44am PDT Q. How would you describe your […]

New weekend dining menu at forum’s L’Antico Giardino

The kitchen at forum’s L’Antico Giardino in Lanseria will open from 4th March on Saturdays and Sundays for breakfast and lunch. On the last Friday of every month, the kitchen will also be open from 3pm to 6pm for afternoon drinks and snacks – definitely one way to beat the traffic and see in the […]

Why Chef Alex Webber doesn’t have a signature dish at Workshop 55 #ChefOfTheDay #JoziChefs #SouthAfricanChefs @workshop55

Name: Chef Alex Webber Destination: Workshop 55 How would you describe your style of food? My food style is not necessarily a set thing for me, I do tend to have a more organic and raw approach to food design, but I am always evolving my style. I believe heavily in seasonal produce and will […]

Workshop 55: the ultimate shared foodie experience #DineJoziStyle @workshop55

Workshop 55 in Parktown North is a little different to other restaurants you may have visited. To kick things off, there is a R210 ‘entrance fee’, which allows you to choose three different dishes; from there, you order individual dishes. Serving the very best finely crafted drinks – the bar is renowned for its delicious […]

It’s time to dine in the city at The Marshall #DineJoziStyle

The Marshall in Faircity’s Mapungubwe Hotel combines retro, cosmopolitan glamour with the funkiness of a downtown gastropub. It’s very chic and funky, like a diner with a few luxurious finishes. We couldn’t decide between starters, and I really wanted to take as many pictures as possible, so I had Tempura Prawns with a Miso Mayonnaise, […]

Interview with Chef Sharon Glass about what inspires her to cook and to teach #ChefOfTheDay @SharonGlassChef

Name: Sharon Glass Establishment: Sharon Glass Cooking School Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: I love cooking many different types of food. I am inspired by Vietnamese, Asian, Thai food. I am fascinated with the mix of flavours from the East. But I also love Mediterranean food. Having […]

Celebrating South Africa’s culinary heritage with Chef Nti @Chef_Nti #ChefOftheDay #SouthAfricanChefs #DineJoziStyle

Name: Nthabiseng Ramaboa (Chef Nti) Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: I enjoy making honest food, what most refer to as bistro style food – food with a lot of heart. My style is ‘special meals using everyday ingredients’ – I’m about celebrating South Africa’s culinary heritage. And […]

Green Craft Beer Festival and Aces Brew Work Beer Pong

The Annual Green Craft Beer Festival and Aces Brew Work Beer Pong Event The Green. Live and the Green Craft Bar Modderfontein present the Annual Green Craft Beer Fest which takes place at the beautiful Gillooly’s Farm on Saturday, 4 March 2017. In its second year running, this event boasts more than ten local craft […]

Tsogo Sun Hotels sustain Deaf Chef programme in KwaZulu Natal @tsogosun

Oyena Mzamane is one of the many young chefs across Tsogo Sun’s hotels that simply love what they do. Oyena is no different to other chefs except the fact that he is Deaf. In March 2010, Tsogo Sun introduced a Deaf Chef project that would change the lives of many aspiring Deaf/hard of hearing chefs […]

Chef James Diack on trends & challenges restaurants facing in 2017 #ChefOfTheDay #JoziChefs #DineJoziStyle

Name: Chef James Diack Establishment: Coobs, The National & The Federal Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: I gain my food inspiration from the seasonal ingredients supplied to the restaurants by my family’s farm, Brightside in Magaliesburg. I remember growing up on the farm and getting excited when […]

Chef Coovashan (Coo) Pillay shares a day in his kitchen #ChefOftheDay #JoziChefs #DineJoziStyle @ProteaHotels @Marriott

Name: Chef Coovashan (Coo) Pillay Establishment: Protea Hotel by Marriott ® OR Tambo Airport Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: I would probably have to say home style with a chef’s touch. I enjoy rustic style of cooking and bringing in the formal elements of plating and garnishing. […]

JAN Retains Michelin Star for 2017 @janhendrikvdwes

Acclaimed South African chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, was delighted to learn last week, that his restaurant JAN has retained its Michelin star for 2017. Van der Westhuizen became the first South African to earn a Michelin star for his eatery – which is based in Nice in the south of France – when […]

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