After a decor refresh over winter, chef Reuben Riffel has reopened his eponymous restaurant at Cape Town’s glamorous One&Only hotel with a focused new menu that sees the quality of cooking dialled up a notch. While retaining the bistro homeliness, the complexity of the dishes shows that Reuben and his team of chefs are out to impress.
His trademark plate of chilli-salted squid with Vietnamese nuam choc dressing on a crispy leaf salad never…
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The Shortmarket Club promises a fantastic culinary experience for patrons who visit from its opening date in June. And with Luke Dale-Roberts heading the enterprise, it’s sure to make waves in the South African food industry.
Dale-Roberts has partnered with his wife, Sandalene, his top chef, Wesley Randles, and manager Simon Widdison in opening the restaurant just off the iconic Bree Street.
Although Dale-Roberts’ focus remains on The Test Kitchen and The Pot Luck Club in Woodstock, he will…
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Former chef to Nelson Mandela, Chef Brett Ladds, will be launching his own ground-breaking restaurant in Pretoria in the near future. Chefs @ 566 will see Ladds’ dream come to life as it provides diners with an interactive culinary experience.
This has been a long-time dream of Ladds who – having cooked for a number of prominent figures and aided in establishing of multiple businesses – will bring invaluable experience to the table.
“Food must only be made with love; the taste…
Luke Dale-Roberts, soon to be starring at The Saxon in Johannesburg.
The news that esteemed chef Luke Dale-Roberts was opening a restaurant in Johannesburg certainly made waves in local food circles a few months back (read the Sawubona story here). The great news is that his pop-up restaurant at The Saxon Hotel Villas & Spa opens in January.
Dale-Roberts – owner of The Test Kitchen (the 2015 winner of the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant of the…
Truffle Chawanmushi (Japanese egg custard).
Could I have stumbled across the most comfortable restaurant in Cape Town? Perhaps ‘comfortable’ conjures images of slouchy couches and diner-style food, but Myoga is streets away from this. On the ‘plush’ side of comfortable, it offers roomy tables and poised armchairs. We were there on a rain-sogged mid-week evening and even though the restaurant was buzzing, we could still hold an easy conversation without having to shout above the noise. On the (dare I say it?) more romantic side…
Perth is the perfect combination of cosmopolitan city and beach life. Image courtesy iStock.
Beach Life: Perth’s many beaches are very easy to access and offer barbecue facilities and a range of activities, including swimming, surfing, snorkelling, kite-surfing and paddle-boarding. The most popular beaches include Leighton and Port Beaches, South Beach, Trigg Beach and Cottesloe Beach (among many others).
Fremantle Markets: Situated in the original market building, built in 1897, there are more than 150 stalls filled…