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Get Your Taste Buds Ready, Restaurant Week Is Back!

What Is It? There's a reason why we don't enjoy a meal at fancy restaurants... because it usually costs a fortune to eat there! But thanks to Restaurant Week South Africa, you can experience some amazing cuisine at top restaurants throughout South Africa at an amazing price! Interested? Then you definitely don't want to miss this very exclusive […]

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Soul Souvlaki: Food So Good, It’s Like Your Mama Made It

Soul Souvlaki In The City! Across Athens, street corners are buzzing with vendors selling souvlaki, the perfect quick bite, impeccable street food. Owner, Dino Vlachos, saw a gap in the Joburg food scene: South Africa’s take-away industry had become synonymous with cheap fast food and he sought to change that. He believed all it would […]

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Restaurants In Bedfordview

Bedfordview is well known for its Italian, Greek and Mediterranean restaurants. However, there's far more on offer. From Brazilian grill to fiery Indian and even Japanese teppanyaki, Bedfordview's restaurant scene is as diverse as its population. The suburb is also a great place to enjoy family-style dining with the kids. So, no matter what type […]

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Mouthwatering Meals With Greek Gods, Parea

If you have been searching for the ultimate Greek experience, then try out Parea Greek Taverna. This restaurants will make you feel like you are in your very own little Greece. Also known as just Parea, this lovely restaurant is situated at the Illovo Junction. You won't miss this eatery - just look out for […]

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Feel Like A Greek God Or Goddess At Platia, Emperors Palace

Emperors Palace in Kempton Park is known as the Palace of Dreams. This is quite apt when walking into the building. The doors are lined with statues of Antony and Cleopatra, the concave ceiling is constructed with stained glass and all the doorways are mantled with golden Greek-style arches. What better place to spend an […]

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Must-Visit Stores in Edenvale

Olive You When we first arrived at Glendower Shopping Centre, looking for the Chocolate Den, our first thought was that we must be at the wrong place. At first glance, it appeared we were at a tiny parking lot with some dodgy looking stores. However, when we went down the stairs, we discovered an adorable […]

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Yiro Hotspots In The City

Mezepoli This Greek eatery is based in the popular mixed-use precinct of Melrose Arch. They specialise in Mediterranean fare perfectly paired with sweet wines. Their menu boasts a wide selection of olives, cheeses, dips, salads, seafood, vegetarian and meat options. But it is their yiros that keep us coming back for more. Their yiros come […]

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Mind Blowing Food Cuisines You Need To Try

Guys! I love food, and I had to mention this from the get go so that you understand why I have to share the food love with all of you. Foodies will tell you, "There is nothing better than travelling through a mouthwatering journey of cuisines". With all that said, variety is my middle name […]

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Say 'Hello Spring' With This Family Fun Day at Melrose Arch

What Is It? The weather’s getting warmer, which makes it the perfect time to get outdoors with your loved ones. And where better to spend Spring Day weekend than at Melrose Arch, where the brand-new season is being welcomed with a day of family fun complete with a lovely market, delicious food and great music, as well as entertainment and […]

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Plaka Reinvents Itself

Now Santorini is much closer to to home thanks to Plaka's brand-new look and refreshed menu. For over 25 years, Plaka has remained South Africa’s go-to Greek restaurant and now the family-owned culinary chain has rolled out significant upgrades at its flagship Cresta store. The name Plaka pays tribute to the old historical neighbourhood of Athens […]

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Plaka Reinvents Itself

Now Santorini is much closer to to home thanks to Plaka's brand-new look and refreshed menu. For over 25 years, Plaka has remained South Africa’s go-to Greek restaurant and now the family-owned culinary chain has rolled out significant upgrades at its flagship Cresta store. The name Plaka pays tribute to the old historical neighbourhood of Athens […]

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Greek Street Food With A Lot Of SOUL! - Soul Souvlaki

Firstly, let's talk about its location in Craighall Park – in the little pocket of shops that comprise Shepherd Market, on Jan Smuts Avenue (before the left-hand off-ramp to William Nicol). It’s small but offers free off-road parking, a rustic home-from-home appeal, and the option to eat in or pick up take away. Yes, please! […]

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Digging In At Pappas On The Square

Everybody loves a classic. Sinatra singing Fly Me To The Moon, Sean Connery as James Bond and Aston Martin in the 60s. You might not find any Sinatra or Connery or DB5's at Pappas On The Square in Sandton, but you will find that elusive quality found in the mainstay of what makes a classic. As a […]

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Plaka - A Delicious Greek Experience In Eastgate

While the franchise has grown over the years, with many beautiful restaurants around the country perfectly located to suit the Plaka style and vibe. The best thing to do would be to book a table at Plaka in Eastgate Shopping Centre. Situated on the piazza, the restaurant is not only beautiful to look at - […]

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Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove, located in Sandton City, offers delicious baked treats, breakfast options, Greek, Mediterranean, Italian, brunch options, burgers, seafood, vegetarian food, and so much more. This family run restaurant has a passion for food and merges their Mediterranean heritage with seasonal ingredients. The restaurant also offers Wi-Fi and fresh coffee or tea, for those looking for a comfortable […]

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Soul Souvlaki

Soul Souvlaki a traditional Greek restaurant that prides itself in bringing the taste of homemade Greek and Mediterranean cuisine to SA. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes to choose from between chicken, halloumi, lamb, or beef in either a wrap or on a platter which you can also create. They have a unique, vintage, […]

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Living Room

Living Room is a health food café that is all about promoting a unique urban eco-system. The café serves a host of Greek and Mediterranean cuisines including pizza, sandwiches, soul food, vegetarian meals plus veggie juices and protein smoothies. To add to the natural ambience, the Living Room has a beautiful roof terrace with stunning views, […]

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