Reviews

Reviews of restaurants, treats and places.

The Verdict: Walnut Grove, Sandton

The Verdict: Walnut Grove, Sandton

How do I even begin to describe Walnut Grove? “I heard that they were around before Sandton City was a thing” “I heard that they have the biggest chandelier in South Africa” “Walnut Grove started making rainbow velvet cake so I started eating rainbow velvet cake” “I hear the owners are from Greece” “One time I went to Walnut Grove… Read more →

The Verdict: Koi, Rosebank

The Verdict: Koi, Rosebank

  I love sushi. I also love dim sum and while the former maybe greatly appreciated across South Africa, I fear that dim sum is not given its due. I’ve always thought that this may be, in part, due to the distinct lack of really great dim sum to be found in and around. That said, we do have a… Read more →

The Verdict: Petit Fours Paris Cafe, Cresta

The Verdict: Petit Fours Paris Cafe, Cresta

Sometimes I don’t feel like having a complicated and substantial experience when I go out. Sometimes, I just want some sweet, sugary and girly which is exactly what Petit Fours Cafe is. They have three branches in and around Johannesburg including Cresta, Kramerville and Bryanston. Each branch is themed around a city, namely Paris, Milan and New York. Though I… Read more →

The Verdict: Sushi Making Class at the Hilton, Sandton

The Verdict: Sushi Making Class at the Hilton, Sandton

  One of the upsides of being a corporate lawyer is the swag. As a commemoration of this year, we had a team function which entailed partaking in a sushi-making course at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton and it was pretty awesome. For a start, there were welcoming drinks complete with strawberries, the actual class and then dessert and coffee after…. Read more →