Reviewed: Chef Candice Philip’s seasonal tasting menu at Basalt Restaurant

Foraging can be an over-hyped word. For many, it means banging on about the stir-fried dandelion greens, garlic mustard pesto, stinging nettle soup or violet-infused syrup they once made. For chef Candice Philip, however, it forms part of an inventive approach to cooking that’s based on a total sensory experience. Her story has taken her … Continue reading Reviewed: Chef Candice Philip’s seasonal tasting menu at Basalt Restaurant

Fashionable food: Our favourite places to stay and eat in Cape Town

Deciding where to stay and eat in Cape Town is as hard, if not more, as choosing the perfect gift, where to go on your next holiday or which new pieces to splurge on for the season. Overwhelming? Yes. Doable? Absolutely! With endless options – literally – a little knowledge and direction is a must. … Continue reading Fashionable food: Our favourite places to stay and eat in Cape Town

3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Anywhere there are world-class wines being made – from crisp sauvignon blanc to silky shiraz – the coexistence of a hotbed of first-class restaurants with delicious food is surely a given. Whether you’re planning to spend a day or a week exploring the Cape Winelands, a culinary destination with a whimsical blend of beauty and … Continue reading 3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch

High-end resorts like Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff have always had fabulous breakfasts, but it seems that weekend brunches are the new mark of luxury. To our delight, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant, which stands out from the foodie crowd for its pretty views and acclaimed menu, sees brunch the way those well-heeled Joburgers imagined: Elegant, indulgent and anything but … Continue reading Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch

Eat chic at these 3 brand-new restaurants in Joburg

More often than not, our readers, friends and family have one question: “Where should I eat right now?” Restaurant obsessives want to know what’s new, what’s hot and which favourite chef has just launched the ‘it’ place of the moment. Here, our top three picks of brand-new restaurants in Joburg, all of which offer great food, high … Continue reading Eat chic at these 3 brand-new restaurants in Joburg

Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

Get out of your winter rut! Spring is here, which means it’s time to check out contenders for the best new restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg. From a fancy dinner option at a boutique hotel to an Insta-worthy reimagined Mediterranean joint, these are the restaurants Joburgers are seeing on every It-girl’s Instagram Story. Remember: … Continue reading Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

AtholPlace Restaurant: Contemporary-classic glamour meets properly polished service

Ah, AtholPlace Hotel & Villa. The relaxing terrace, the lush gardens, the tropical trees, the glistening pool … we could swoon over this beautiful property in Atholl all day, especially when delighting in the food served at AtholPlace Restaurant. The boutique-styled hotel’s restaurant is one of those ‘hidden gems’ that just about everybody seems to … Continue reading AtholPlace Restaurant: Contemporary-classic glamour meets properly polished service