Restaurant spotlight: Mezepoli – Melrose Arch

In the mood for fresh hummus and a big, drippy falafel pita sandwich in a warm pita slathered with tzatziki? Hungry for a meze smorgasbord and juicy, slow-cooked lamb? Fortunately, when it comes to deeply satisfying Mediterranean and fine Greek fare, not to mention sticky-sweet baklava drenched in a lemon zest and cinnamon syrup, the casually … Continue reading Restaurant spotlight: Mezepoli – Melrose Arch

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

Social Parkwood: Good fun … yet slightly disreputable

Spain’s tradition of kicking back with a glass of wine and small plates of tapas has become a welcome culinary fixture here in Joburg thanks to the city’s bustling, hurried lifestyle. Social Parkwood, the new spot on Parkwood Corner, dishes out rustic morsels like braai broodjies with hummus and chakalaka dip, plump sriracha grilled prawns … Continue reading Social Parkwood: Good fun … yet slightly disreputable