Escondido – a Tapas heaven

Escondido in Spanish means ‘hidden’. It may also mean ‘hidden treasure’, as per another source. And that’s exactly what Escondido is – a treasure trove of tapas! Some chatter on Twitter, before the launch of the restaurant actually led me to it and I decided to check it out once it opened. Located conveniently at the Illovo Post Office Centre in Johannesburg, the restaurant has … Continue reading Escondido – a Tapas heaven

All you need to know about Cheese Knives

After a hectic week of entertaining and dinner parties, given that it was Diwali last week, I was finally able to catch my breath this morning and decided to sort out some stuff in the kitchen.  Rummaging through some drawers, I noticed an entire set of cheese knives, of which we seemed to have used only one or two so far! In fact, a few … Continue reading All you need to know about Cheese Knives

An Evening of Fine Wines and Gourmet Food – Stellenbosch at Summer Place

As a contributor for More Than Food, I had the opportunity of attending a very lavish wine event last week. It was the annual Stellenbosch at Summer Place, where wine makers from Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, exhibit their best wines. But this is not all – the wines are paired with food prepared by some of the top chefs of the region! The event … Continue reading An Evening of Fine Wines and Gourmet Food – Stellenbosch at Summer Place

Uber in Jozi – an uberesque service

Uber has taken the world by storm…be it the US, Europe or right here in South Africa. The service first caught my eye when other taxi services in the UK, Germany, France and other countries protested vehemently against this new service, deeming it to be illegal and unsafe for passengers. Yes, Uber is a taxi service with a twist! It runs on a web-based application … Continue reading Uber in Jozi – an uberesque service