Chef in the kitchen at Dolci Cafe

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I started writing about our local restaurant at the end of the block. But then, like much writing, it developed a direction of its own. And soon I found that I was looking through Michael Meyersfeld’s portfolio and his list of exhibitions. Why? You might ask. Hanging on the back wall of our great neighbourhood […]

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Dolci della Nonna

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Over the last few years or so I’ve had some scrumptious meals at Dolci Café (in the Lancaster Village half a block from Liz at Lancaster). And guests of course love the convenience as well as the menu. But it is only recently that I have discovered that Luciana Righi of Assagi and Amacord fame […]

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Amidst ‘a market a day’ what makes Jozi’s Bryanston Organic and Natural Market stand out?

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Jozi’s  first open-air food and craft market It’s been going over 40 years; it’s an institution in its own right’; it has a very particular ethos; and now it’s developing in a really exciting direction. You can mention the Bryanston Market; the Organic Market; the Waldorf Market or the Village market and many will immediately […]

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Cuban vibe in Craighall Park

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UPDATED 12th Jan 2022 The Royale, Craighall Park                       The Royale is located at 357 Jan Smuts Avenue, Craighall Park next to the St. Albans Centre. It’s colourful and stylish and very retro – based on the Pre-Castro Cuban era. There are giant palms, fab […]

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