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Restaurant Review: The Chinese Dumpling Shop

This is a review of a restaurant that has no agreed-upon English name. The staff speaks very little English. It’s a restaurant that requires...

Restaurant review: Cornucopia

There is no obvious association between lentils and the Dunkeld shopping centre in Johannesburg. Generally this suburban arcade offers old money, posh nosh at...

Restaurant review: Thava and Taste of Punjab

I ate in two Johannesburg Indian restaurants last week. Neither was perfect but then life seldom is. My first eating experience was a lunch...

Restaurant review: Myoga

Overall, the food at Myoga is perfectly yummy, few would argue with that. It’s just that, when you’re having a five-course tasting menu prepared...

Restaurant review: African Swiss Restaurant

As temperatures drop and immune systems buckle into sore throat season, food that soothes and insulates seems increasingly appealing. At such times, there is...

Restaurant review: Oroboros Tapas Bar

Restaurants are not just about food. Good food can be ruined by bad service – if I’m treated badly, I’m never coming back –...

Restaurant review: D6 – District Six Eatery

Modern chefs and food critics generally use the term ‘fusion’ to describe a late-20th century culinary phenomenon in which French cuisine was shocked out...

Restaurant review: Graciales

The dessert board at Graciales might come as a surprise: A rich, fresh chocolate truffle, a lemon tart boasting all the right contrasts and...