Category: Dining Out

Dining Out, People of Pretoria

Chef of the Month: Ivan Richards

May 8, 2020, Author: bianca

In a small suburb between Queenswood and Waverley called Moregloed, Chef Ivan Richards experiments and works his foodie magic – a passion inspired by his grandmother, Frieda Helena Smit, who raised him and put him through school by baking rusks, koeksisters and fudge on the […]

Dining Out, Food

Balancing motherhood, work and family time

April 29, 2020, Author: renate

During the COVID-19 lockdown, female entrepreneur, baking extraordinaire and mother of four, Grace Stevens shared her top 15 on how to enjoy your time at home. This might have been shared in the light of lockdown but could also be implemented in your day-to-day life […]

Dining Out, People of Pretoria

Chef & Guests: Professional cooking in your very own kitchen

April 21, 2020, Author: bianca

Growing up, people who hired chefs to cook at their homes were stereotyped as rich and often a little snobbish. Today, with the strict laws on drinking and driving, we don’t think it’s such a bad idea. We went ahead and tried it and we […]

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Corner Shop: out with the new and in with the old

April 13, 2020, Author: bianca

This local neighbourhood café epitomises a visit to a café in Rome, while at the same time making you feel right at home here in Pretoria. Gavin van Zyl, the former part-owner of BICCCS Restaurant, opened Corner Shop in August of 2018. Since then, it […]

Dining Out, Food & Drink

The Spice Queens: A trip for your taste buds – all the way to Pakistan!

March 30, 2020, Author: bianca

With the colourful setting, lip-smacking authentic food and prices that got stuck in 2008, you will feel like you’re travelling in a whole new country. Three months ago, Mehreen Ahmed – a single mother – finally made her life-long dream of opening an authentic Pakistani […]

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Hotspot: Filos… meaning friend

March 27, 2020, Author: bianca

A cosy restaurant where communities, families and friends come together to share an experience straight out of Greece. Nicolas opened Filos’ doors for the first time in 2017 and since then he has opened restaurants at two more locations. For Nicolas, who grew up in […]

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Brasserie de Paris

March 13, 2020, Author: bianca

The pièce de résistance of French fine dining An exquisite French-inspired culinary experience, situated in a uniquely-built palace in the heart of Waterkloof. You don’t have to travel all the way to Paris to eat escargot and foie gras – you can have a night […]

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Paul’s Homemade Ice-Cream

February 21, 2020, Author: bianca

Now open in the Grove Mall! It’s blazing hot and Pretoria has reached temperatures of up to 37°C during December. What better way to cool down than with specially made small-batch ice-cream, consisting of only the finest, high-quality ingredients? With their recently opened store at […]

Dining Out, Leisure Activities

Romantic night out in Pretoria

February 12, 2020, Author: bianca

… for under R500! Treating your loved one doesn’t have to end in you being belly-up this Valentine’s Month Go experience the good vibrations at Park Acoustics This monthly live music festival in the outdoors is every muso’s dream. On the 2nd of February, Park […]

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Restaurant of the Month: Priva Lounge

February 11, 2020, Author: bianca

The ultimate contemporary, luxurious fine-dining experience Priva Lounge is a fine-dining gem with breathtaking views, nestled in the lavish Waterkloof valley. The word Priva means private and intimate and this restaurant sure lives up to its name. On a sunny afternoon Michael, a sommelier in […]