A conversation on South Africa’s restaurant culture with Chef Ukhonaye

Boasting both local and international culinary experience. I had a virtual Q&A with Private Chef and Lecturer Ukhonaye Mconi to speak all things food.  Q: With Instagram being at its peak and the culture of wanting to be seen rising. How would you say this is influencing restaurant culture and South African’s relationship with restaurants?…

Talking the business of spaces with Siyabesho Thutha of Blaque Pearl Lifestyle

One of my favourite quotes says that nothing we decide on in life is permanent. This is true for Siybesho Tutha who went from being a corporate guy to a successful Interior Designer. The Interior Design industry is often thought of as a white woman’s industry. But people like Siya and Zimkitha are doing amazing for representation in the business of spaces.

A Day With Top Chef SA’s Chef Aya

“Best Seafood in Cape Town” chef according to Eat Out in 2016, Top Chef SA runner-up, Pop Up Chef, SABC 3’s Afternoon Express regular guest chef and Private Chef who worked his way from having “no plan” and just “passing time” by studying Hotel Management. Ayabonga Gope has undoubtedly worked his way up to be…