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Interview: Why Chef Trevor Boyd loves cooking South African food #ChefOfTheDay #JoziChefs #TopChefs

Name: Excecutive Chef Trevor Boyd Establishment: Michelangelo Hotel Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you as a chef? A: I tend to cook food that will showcase the main and principle ingredients. I like to use different textures on a plate. I believe that good wholesome food combined with interesting […]

Interview: Chef Martin Kobald shares personal food choices & 11 food trends for 2017 @ChefMLK #ChefOfTheDay #JoziChefs

Name: Chef Martin Kobald Establishment: ChefMLK Q. How would you describe your style of cooking? What inspires you? A: My style of cooking is “Personal”, every dish I make has a bit of me in it, I want my food to feed your soul. At ChefMLK, we’re all about doing things a little differently, and […]

SABC pays tribute to late South African jazz diva Thandi Klassen @SABCNewsOnline @ArtsCultureSA

As the world mourns the passing of Thandi Klaasen, one of South Africa’s most talented and celebrated jazz artists, SABC has revealed broadcast plans to pay homage to the fallen jazz icon. The Public Service Broadcaster will be doing a 6 am to 6 pm, once an hour play schedule, to share Thandie Klassen’s much […]

Executive Chef Garth Johnson joins The Maslow @MillionThrills @TheMaslowHotel

Sun International announces the appointment of a new Executive Chef at its flagship urban property The Maslow Garth Johnson has just been appointed Executive Chef at The Maslow, Sun International’s luxury urban retreat situated in the heart of Africa’s financial hub, Sandton. He might be just 29-years-old, but Garth has packed a lifetime of experience […]

Kia Johnson named ambassador of Saint Champagne Bar & Lounge

RADIO AND TV PERSONALITY KIA JOHNSON NAMED AS BRAND AMBASSADOR OF NEW CAPE TOWN HOTSPOT, SAINT CHAMPAGNE BAR & LOUNGE Summer season is in full swing and there’s a lavish new hotspot in The Mother City, Saint Champagne Bar & Lounge, set to dazzle Cape Town audiences over the festive season. If you want to […]

Montecasino treats Diepsloot chess players to Queen of Katwe

30 children enrolled in the Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess academy were recently treated to an outing to see Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a 10-year-old girl, Phiona Mutesi, from Kampala, Uganda, whose life is completely changed by chess. The outing for the youngsters, from two Diepsloot schools – Reshomile and Muzomuhle […]

Trevor Noah to interview President Barack Obama at the White House for Comedy Central

COMEDY CENTRAL’S TREVOR NOAH INTERVIEWS PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AT THE WHITE HOUSE FOR “THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH” COMEDY CENTRAL (DSTV CHANNEL 122) ON TUESDAY 13 DECEMBER AT 21:00 CAT As the unprecedented US election year comes to an end, Daily Show host Trevor Noah is prepping his lines for his biggest guest yet: […]

Merging food and fashion in the kitchen with Chef Nti @Chef_Nti

Known for her incredible style, inspiring food creations and fashionable friends, TV chef and celebrated fashionista, Chef Nti has merged her two passions – food and fashion, to bring out her new range of elegant, African inspired aprons. This time around, and in celebration of the festive season which is fast approaching, Nti went with […]

Welcome to the 4th Industrial Revolution by Justin Cohen @JustinPresents

WELCOME TO THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION! by Justin Cohen   I usually don’t talk much about the future. That’s because there are two kinds of futurists, those who don’t know and those who know they don’t know! But finally I can see that something extraordinary is happening today which is providing a clearer picture of tomorrow. If […]

Catch South African actor Sharlto Copley in animated feature The Snow Queen 2 @sharlto

The Snow Queen 2 releases this coming Friday 25 November, just in time for the holidays. The second instalment of the charming story of the struggle between good and evil, as taken on by Gerda and her brother Kai, features the voice of South Africa actor Sharlto Copley in the lead, as the hero troll […]

First look of @rihanna’s new look in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – totally rocking Marlene Dietrich!

First look of Rihanna’s new look in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – totally rocking Marlene Dietrich – Rihanna will play an alien stripper! VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS Rooted in the classic graphic novel series, Valerian and Laureline- visionary writer/director Luc Besson advances this iconic source material into […]

Food Network Star Paul Hollywood To Film In South Africa @PaulHollywood #DineJoziStyle

Food Network commission PAUL HOLLYWOOD CITY BAKES to film in Cape Town for series two on Food Network DStv Channel 175 Food Network announced that it will feature Cape Town in the second series of award-winning Paul Hollywood City Bakes. Produced by Reef Television, filming in Cape Town is scheduled for February 2017, with the […]

Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading winemakers re-affirmed at the 2016 Veritas Awards

NEIL ELLIS WINES SHINE AT THE 2016 VERITAS AWARDS Re-affirming the distinguished pedigree of Neil Ellis Cabernet Sauvignon Neil Ellis Wines’ reputation as one of SA’s leading Cabernet producers was re-affirmed when both their terrain specific and regional 2013 Cabernet Sauvignons were lauded at the 2016 Veritas Awards; the Neil Ellis Jonkerskoek Cabernet receiving Double […]

Six Platter’s 5-star ratings for three Elgin Valley producers in the 2017 Platter’s South African Wine Guide

WINES OF ELGIN EXCEL WITH SIX PLATTER’S 5-STAR RATINGS Six Platter’s 5-star ratings for three Elgin Valley producers in the 2017 Platter’s South African Wine Guide affirm the Valley’s claim that ‘Wines of Elgin – Cool Climate Wines Just Taste Better’ and deliver excellence across the varietal range. “Despite the polemic, perhaps spurred on by […]

A Taste of South Africa with Chef Matt Tebbutt @matt_tebbutt

South African production company Oxyg3n Media is pleased to announce it will begin production of a new 10-part food television series – A Taste of South Africa – early in the new year. A Taste of South Africa will follow top British chef Matt Tebbutt as he travels across the country discovering and exploring the […]

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