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Category Archives: Foodie Eats
Cape Town Series: Durbanville offers a fine choice of vineyards, eateries and activities ideal for any foodie or wine lover just a 30-40 minute car ride from the centre of Cape Town. (more…)
Korean restaurants aren’t commonplace here in Dar, but since Oktopbang opened its doors in February 2016, Dar foodies now have a place from which to explore the exciting cuisine of the South-East Asian nation. Located in a quiet street off Kahama Road in Masaki, Oktopbang is a welcome addition to Dar’s ever-increasing number of oriental restaurants. The restaurant has an intimate indoor bar area and pleasant outdoor seating on raised decking.
Sweet treats abound at Dar es Salaam’s Southern Sun hotel in the central business district where pastry chef Restone devises a choice of desserts every week. (more…)
The Baraza team have introduced an exciting new addition to their increasingly popular weekly specials menu. New and regular diners alike can now experience dishes that come in ‘threes’. Diners, however, not only get the three-way experience with their meal but also enjoy alcoholic drinks perfectly paired up by restaurant manager Denzil McAnda and executive chef Joe. (more…)
The team at The Baraza are always keen to ensure regular diners discover new dishes on the menu. This is achieved with special weekly starters and mains devised by Executive Chef Joe with Sous Chef Salehe. (more…)
The dynamic duo of Chef Carl Chapman and Manager Michalis Xekalos showed their skill for arranging special occasion dinners with finesse on Valentine’s Day this year. The Terrace looked stunning with a spacious arrangement of rustic tables, sparkling glassware and subdued lighting reflecting off the pool. It was a real pleasure to return and see the team shine on this special occasion. (more…)
Full marks go to Mumbai Spices for giving Dar’s Gerezani area a really fabulous Indian restaurant some 18 months ago. From Dubai to New York the respected franchise has built a solid reputation for offering the diversity of Indian flavours one finds in the cultural melting pot of Mumbai. (more…)
The best way to enjoy al fresco dining at The Terrace is to have a sundowner at the restaurant’s bar before moving to one of the poolside tables that overlook the Slipway complex and ocean beyond. Michalis Xekalos, who manages this popular restaurant, has created the perfect space to dine under the stars and manages a team of efficient and friendly staff who will ensure you have a delightful evening. (more…)
Set in a little oasis of tranquility overlooking Gymkhana Golf Club is one of Dar’s hidden foodie havens. La Veranda was opened by Jabeen Amin and Shemane Janmohamed (mother and daughter) in April 2015 as the city’s ‘first Tapas experience’. It has quickly established popularity among locals and visitors keen to experience this unique addition to the restaurant scene.(*this restaurant has now relocated)
Serbian cuisine is described as ‘Europe’s Foodie Secret’ by the website of the iconic Lonely Planet travel guides. The hidden treasures of Serbian gastronomy, however, are now revealed for diners in Dar at the Balkan Cuisine night every Monday at the Hyatt. (more…)