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.
On the menu: Chinese 5 spice-hoisin Pork Belly w/sweet potato purée, Chinese cabbage & crackling From chef Jonathan Japha: “When we came about doing this thing I remember I was somewhere eating char sui bao – this is that hoisin and pork belly dumpling – and that’s the hoisin sauce and the pork belly, which for me …
The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships is on again, asking for nominations for South Africa’s favourite steakhouses – followed by a judging round in June where these restaurants will be assessed by the experts to crown the Steakhouse Champion for 2017. Go over to the Steakhunter Facebook page app to cast your vote for your favourite now!
The Proposition “Coobs sources their (sic) produce from local suppliers and organic farms to create unique modern bistro-style food. Close to 75% of ingredients come from our organic farm ‘Brightside’ in the Magaliesburg.” South African restaurants are not big on provenance in an authentic, through-the-line way. Here and there, menus make reference to a few …
All meals are paid for and all reviews are written by JP Rossouw unless otherwise noted. All opinions expressed are those of the author.
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