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Cape Town’s Gibson’s – the Hip and Happening Hotspot at a Cool New V&A Waterfront location

With an Uber-Cool New Home, Spectacular Views, Fabulicious New Fare and Happy Hour Monday To Friday The Slick Restaurant Group, owners of Gibson’s, Belthazar and Balducci, continue their culinary crusade for excitement, innovation and excellence at the V&A Waterfront, with the re-launch of Gibson’s in a prime Waterfront location: a spacious super-cool new home with […]

Restaurant fans choose their favourites for 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries Eat_Out

Restaurant fans choose their favourites for 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries SA’s best guide to SA’s best food is recognising its readers’ favourite restaurants once again in the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries. The winners are determined by highest average star ratings – awarded by the public on – over a […]

Mzanzi International Culinary Festival adds two Michelin Star chefs @MICF_Mzansi

The Mzanzi International Culinary Festival returns to Johannesburg for a third consecutive year and this year, Chefs of the highest culinary standards will grace the event as part of the Africa Month celebrations. Keeping to the proud heritage, MiCF festival returns to the prestigious Tinswalo Waterfall Estate boutique hotel on 28 and 29 May 2016. […]

Black Bottle steampunk-style dispensing machine at its popular pop-up collaboration with The Union Bar

Black Bottle, known for being boldly unconventional, has taken its alternative stance up a notch with a steampunk-style dispensing machine at its popular pop-up collaboration with The Union Bar in Johannesburg, running until June 11. Consumers buy a special coin at the venue, insert it into a slot and then crank a lever to enjoy […]

Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés create their own unique wines CapeWinemakersG

  Excitement is mounting amongst second year Cape Winemakers Guild Protégés as the dream of making their first wines becomes a reality with their creations safely in barrel after the 2016 harvest. Making their own wines is a vital part of the Guild’s Protégé programme and has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of […]

South Africa’s Top 20 Steakhouses 2016 @thesteakhunter #SteakChamps

FINDING SOUTH AFRICA’S BEST STEAKHOUSE IN 2016 – THE FINAL 20 ARE IN! The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships is again hunting down South Africa’s greatest steakhouse to find the national champion for 2016! The first round has been completed. This was a public voting phase to identify South Africa’s favourite steakhouses, and the 20 that gathered […]

Book restaurants online @myLocali

MYLOCALI.COM ADDS MORE REAL-TIME RELISH The quintessential, convenient, decidedly cool and immediate eatery booking website,, is attracting even more serious attention. Not that myLocali need an excuse to celebrate with quality drinking and dining experiences, the site loves acknowledging and signing up new and much-respected foodie favourite hotspots too. With no less than 11 […]

I Meditate Africa – join thousands to Meditate and Pray for Peace in Africa Month, May 2016

I Meditate Africa – join thousands to Meditate and Pray for Peace in Africa Month, May 2016 Join over 20 African countries in a global Peace Initiative during which individuals and groups are encouraged to meditate for Peace for Africa during Africa month – culminating with a live Global Peace Meditation led by global humanitarian Sri […]

The Good Food & Wine Show launches in Johannesburg in July 2016 #DineJoziStyle @goodfoodSA

The Good Food & Wine Show (GF&WS) needs no introduction. It is the biggest culinary event – and exhibition platform – in Africa, and it welcomes almost a million gourmets and good-life lovers through its door each year. Presented by Fiera Milano Exhibitions Africa (FMEA) – which recently doubled the number of visitors to the […]

SA now has a restaurant rating that equates to global standards #DineJoziStyle #JHPGourmetGuide

THE ‘PLATING’ RATING A panel of professional gourmets anonymously evaluated these establishments, taking into account innovation, consistency and service in addition to a wide spectrum of gourmet and sensory criteria. The top 21 restaurants will receive one or two plates in a unique ‘plating’ evaluation system. A one-plate award is for excellent cuisine, a top-quality […]

#DineJoziStyle3SIXTY #3SixtyNewMenu reviewed by Moira de Swardt @MontecasinoZA

“We’ve been invited to 3Sixty at Montecasino for a #DineJoziStyle event,” “The cocktail place?: Yes, my perception of 3Sixty Liquid Lounge is that it is a cocktail place is well founded.  The first thing I found on the net is their cocktail menu. Now I am not really a cocktail sort of person, but I […]

Coobs’ new winter menu reviewed by Moira de Swardt @moiradeswardt @CoobsParkhurst #DineJoziStyleCoobs

Coobs’ new winter menu reviewed by Moira de Swardt.  Finding Coobs is easy.  It is on 4th Avenue Parkhurst.  Keep on going north until you are convinced you’ve missed it and there it is on the right.  On the corner of 14th Street.  38 4th Avenue, Parkhurst.  I arrived early and had a choice of […]

Mugg & Bean upscales by introducing more exotic ingredients to their menu.

Decadent deconstructed hot milkshakes, belly warming tea floats and piping soups with warm wintery flavours are all newly on offer at Mugg & Bean this season. Inspired by upcoming food and beverage trends such as the upscaling simpler food trend, turning breakfast skillets into a chic dish, the exotic condiments trend, introducing a Chimichurri mayo […]

Adam Richman returns with season 2 of Man Finds Food @AdamRichman @FoodNetworkSA

Adam Richman is a key talent for Food Network across the UK and EMEA and has been a staple part of the schedule since Man v Food premiered in 2012. Richman is the host of multiple shows on the channel, including Man v Food, Man v Food Nation, Adam Richman’s Fandemonium and Man Finds Food. […]

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