Cilantros sit, eat & relax 

We were invited by a very nice lady to a dinner date at the very stylish Cilantros within Nelson Mandela Square. Who could resist really?

Being responsible adults we “Ubered” to Nelson Mandela Square to try some tantalizing treats from the new kids on the square.

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Urbanologi Addiction

I have a confession I love food, okay not all food is/was created equal and I am a tad selective.

Recently a new place popped onto our timeline, Urbanologi a new stunning place to try nestled in-between Mad Giants shiny beer fermenters, offering unique tastes that are not “typical” bar food.

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A memory in a biscuit tin

There are moments and jingles that stay in your head for a lifetime. The Bakers Man is one of those, I mean “who could make the sun rise and sprinkle it with joy”… Ps your welcome for the ear worm.

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Craft Revolution 

Saturday saw us venture to Silverstar casino for their first ever Craft Beer Revolution, we were invited to try out the festival and the number of breweries on display.

First and most key point to mention was that this was indoors and had aircon which meant the 30+ degrees stayed outside. Comfort and drinking pleasure was met by a number of bands playing classics, with the crowd joining in.

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Madam Zingara an Adults Playground 

This is my favourite show of all, when tickets go on sale I literally squeal and phone like a mad woman to get tickets with credit card in hand.

This past weekend saw our long wait come to an end, with our date with Madam Zingara and her talented henchmen. Deciding what to wear and what would best go with the face paint I’m bound to get, from shoe choices to hair drama the night was set.

Magic and energy adding to the atmosphere makes for a great night out, we were lucky and were infront of the masses waiting to experience the pure decadence of the show. First in line for face painting and then to wonder around the “new world”.

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Master your passion with Unilver and the SA Chef Association

It is a rare occurrence to be part of an event, sponsored by a large global powerhouse, where the event is more about the people than about promoting the corporation sponsoring the event. All too often, these organisations try to take the spotlight, to promote their brand. I guess I was lucky to be invited to the Unilever Food Solutions, Master your passion final held on the 29th October 2015 at the Culinary Center of Excellence, University of Johannesburg.

Senior chefs were asked to nominate their young stars, those fresh food stars with a passion for food who had the ambition, drive and heart to reach the top. The finalists from the nominees were then mentored by the best of the best on the South African culinary scene for the month of September.

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Belle Patisserie Launches a NEW Summer Menu

We were invited to sample the brand new Summer menu, launching on Friday 6 November created by Chef Anton, and boy is it delicious.

We arrived to an array of mouth watering desserts on show each with the tell, tell mark of the Belle quality.

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