Bits and pieces and general thoughts on food and dining out.

Can a Restaurant Keep its Charm in a Mall?

2018: A Year in Review

Being Charged for No-Shows

The Trouble with Celebrity Chefs

Food From The Sea

Waves of Coffee and Truth’s Black Honey

Women Eating in Movies

In Memoriam: Anthony Bourdain (1956-2018)

What Was That You Said?

Artificial Intelligence in the Kitchen

Classics: La Perla (Cape Town)

Thoughts on the World’s “Best Female Chef”

On Restaurants as “Third Spaces”

Classics: The Radium Beerhall (Johannesburg)

What Does “Avant-Garde” Mean in the Dining World?

Taking Sustainable Seafood Seriously

Remembering Paul Bocuse

Facing up to Discrimination in the Hospitality Industry

Dinner Theatre

Food Festivals: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plates and Places for Dining in Style

Dining Etiquette and Jazz

Amazon, Whole Foods, and the Future of Food