(Review written for Food24) A restaurant’s opening night; it’s excruciatingly exciting. The first round of guests to give the chefs a taste of what their menu is actually like, and the eager diners hoping to taste something they haven’t tried before. The potential was boiling over as I entered on this particular opening night of
(Article written for Food24) From the moment I heard about this new little Asian spot, it was top of my list to try. I’m a huge fan of Asian, fusion style food, and then you add the word ‘street’ making the whole experience sound a little more authentic and edgy. And so Saturday night took
Saigon. I’ve been frequenting this restaurant for over a decade now, before I actually knew its name paid tribute to the largest city in Vietnam. When I first started dining there I would make concoctions with leftover rice and every sauce on the table – much has changed since then for myself and the restaurant.
My second visit to Charlie’s was much like the first – extremely satisfying. This breakfast spot sits right opposite Mitchell Park in Durban’s Morningside and serves your eggs any way you like. The menu is extremely simple with no Florentines, or Benedicts, but the quality of food is evident in every item. This is because