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Restaurant review: Open Door

On a dark night in early June, during loadshedding, a friend and I were accommodated at Open Door without a booking. I doubt we’ll...

The Pot Luck Club – restaurant review

At the risk of sounding like a Dale-Roberts groupie, I’d call the meal I ate at The Pot Luck Club faultless. Every dish was...

Kyoto Garden Sushi – restaurant review

Kyoto Garden Sushi has been having a good month. Four weeks ago it was rated five stars by Rossouw’s South African Restaurant Guide. This...

Tiger’s Milk – restaurant review

Tiger’s Milk sets you agog from the get-go. There’s a vintage movie theatre sign at first floor level that transports you to the set...

Cosy Corner – restaurant review

I have never had a salomie so generous. I could hardly get my hand around it, such was the girth of this famous curry...

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...

Saleh’s Bakery – restaurant review

I should know better, and in theory I do, but somehow I always forget about Fridays in Mayfair. Last week I did my usual...

The Olive Shed Bistro – restaurant review

Mkholo is an organic olive farm and oil press on the outer edge of Hartbeespoort (about 40 minutes from Johannesburg). Rows and rows of...