This Week in Foodie World

12/11/2017 0 Comments

To all foodies. INCOMING! A bunch of stuff happened this week in Foodie World…

Bookings for Winners Edition of Restaurant Week opens 13 November

Want to tick something off your foodie bucket list?

Here is your chance to dine at the Top 10 best of the best restaurants in South Africa.

2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Awards Nominations

19 November is just around the corner and here are the 30 nominees.

The only restaurants in the Gauteng area are DW Eleven-13, Fermier Restaurant, Luke Dale-Roberts X The Saxon, Marble by David Higgs, Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient. Wonder if all of them won a new Merc?

Something’s Cooking

J’Something is launching his first cookbook and it is available now to pre-order. Also if you want to get your book signed, see here for more deets here.

Brown bread might become more expensive

Next year, we might be paying 14% VAT on whole-wheat brown bread as they are scrapping the zero VAT rating on certain bread categories.

Guess we will have to stick to Best of Both from now on. Get the bad news here.

The godfather of modern cooking’s restaurant received shocking hygiene scores

After a visit from Food Standards Agency inspector, Marco’s New York Italian (Bloomsbury branch) received an awful hygiene score of 2/5, see the link.

Interestingly, in 2014 Marco’s Steakhouse Bar and Grill at The Cube received a 0/5 for hygiene. Get more of that here.

Eek! This gives us the creepy-crawlies.

Jackson’s Real Food Market

Get some real good food. Jackson’s opened another store in Kyalami on Thursday the 9th.

Trading hours are 7am-9pm Mondays to Fridays and on Sundays and Public Holidays from 7am to 4pm. Visit here.