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Lunch at Angelo's

Something dishy:
Village restaurant serves the stars

My mate, my china plate: Cockney rhyming slang, coined by barrow boys or East End gangsters. It was a kind of a code, say the experts. It was a way for those in the know to speak their mind while hiding their meaning from outsiders. But there’s no call for secrets or keeping people in…

Japanese Gardens

Picnic time for the Teddy’s boy:
provisioning a Japanese Gardens jaunt

Ah, the quiet pleasures of a walk in the park. And so it was last week, on the eve of lockdown, as opportunities for public recreation began to disappear like so many rolls of twin-ply from the supermarket shelf, I returned to the Japanese Gardens. As returns go, it was not one of those nostalgic…

MORE-ISH: Mark and Tamara Naidoo get stuck into some of the Crazy Korean's gangjong sticky chicken.

Wonder Market whips up a feast

Umhlanga Tourism tries out some of the fine fare at the lakeside market. ‘Merhaba (hello there)…. Türkiye çok guzel,” I say, digging deep into the holiday phrasebook memory banks. Murat Oncel, looks up and smiles, one eye on me, the other on a lamb kebab he is busy singeing with a blow-torch. Yes, Turkey is…

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Good food, good restaurants, good company

Do you enjoy good food? Eating out? But have no-one to go with? Then sign up for a dining experience with DINE4SIX. I attended a DINE4SIX event recently  and cannot recommend it highly enough. DINE4SIX is a platform through which people (six at a time) wanting to eat out can sign up for a restaurant…