Food & Drink

The best calamari in Cape Town

Any time somebody tells me they’ve found the ‘best’ of anything, I have to try it out. That said, I don’t exactly trust opinions. It took me quite some time to narrow…

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The Gift of Golf and Whisky

I once read somewhere that the people of Scotland gave two great gifts to the world; golf and whisky, but perhaps not in that order. The development of both the drink and the…

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Newtown’s Watering Hole-Niki’s Oasis

One of the best ways to experience a city is to sample its food and if you are visiting Johannesburg you have to try some traditional Jozi Township food. My favourite place…

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Woodlands Eatery

The City Bowl of Cape Town is all abuzz about a magical new spot called the Woodlands Eatery. ‘Magical’ might seem a bit of an exaggeration for what is, essentially,…

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Parking-off in Jo’burg

Parktown North (proclaimed in 1903) and adjacent Parkhurst are among Jo’burg’s oldest suburbs. Back then, Johannesburg’s super wealthy gold and diamond mining…

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Best ice-cream shops in Johannesburg

In recent weeks, Johannesburg has gone from Jo-rainy-burg, to Jo! Where’s the swimming pool? It is hot, hot, hot, in the city. So hot, that if Jo’burg had any gold left…

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