Restaurant Reviews

Idiom restaurant celebrates a decade of excellence with paired wine tasting

Tucked away in the hills of the Helderberg, the new Idiom restaurant and wine tasting centre feels like an escape to another world.

Review: Jo’burg restaurant ‘Town’ serves some yummy dim sum

The portions may be on the small side, but the food bar is fast becoming the go-to spot in Jo’burg’s cultural heartland, writes Milisuthando Bongela.

Peddling peace and pudding

Parktown North now offers an exciting culinary refuge from the fight or flight of city living at the Pudding Shop, writes Lisa Johnston.

Retro recipes for renewal

In cool Cape Town 'upscaling' means 'downmarket', and dives and dude food rake in the customers.

Comforting family fare

A new cook book is packed with nourishing Jewish, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean recipes.

Noma, asseblief

In the game of food, you win when you dine on 21 courses at the best restaurant in the world.

Marketing farce hard to swallow

As a marketing exercise for the restaurant business, I suppose "the world's 50 best" is to be welcomed.

’50 best’ puts diners in feeding frenzy

Although they might complain about Michelin, chefs at least understand the reasons why a restaurant is given its stars, even if they don't agree.

The tapas thesaurus

Chef Liam Tomlin is avowedly in favour of using only the best seasonal ingredients and allowing them to speak for themselves.

Piano Bar: Life 
begins at forte

There seems to be something inherently sad attached to piano bars.

Grills stay in the picture

While steakhouses tend to be the preserve of large franchises, a few independent treasures remain.

A fresh look at vegan food

You won’t find a vestige of egg, a piece of cheese or a drop of milk or honey at the Greenside Café.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

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Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

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Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it