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Rossouw’s by Diners Club is an independent-minded restaurant and food site that explores and comments on the dining scene of South Africa. Rossouw’s was founded in 2004 and is now aligned to the Platter’s South African Wine Guide.

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Considering restaurants as the “third space”

From our latest newsletter: There was an interesting piece published recently which aimed to make the case for seeing restaurants as “third spaces” (Wikipedia defines a third space as a slightly complicated “postcolonial sociolinguistic theory of identity”, but we’ll go with the simpler definition given in the article about restaurants operating as “cultural hubs” that recognise …

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All meals are paid for and all reviews are written by JP Rossouw unless otherwise noted. All opinions expressed are those of the author.

In reviewing restaurants, preference (but not exclusivity) will be given to those that focus on modern or traditional South African cuisine and/or local and indigenous ingredients.

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