Can people please stop asking for fresh chilli at restaurants?

Here's why this simple request makes a Joburg restaurant owner's blood boil

ELOISE WINDEBANK | Raise your glass in defence of the daiquiri

A true daiquiri bears little resemblance to the luminous, American-sized monstrosities found on far too many cocktail menus

ELOISE WINDEBANK | Show some respect & raise your glass to the Godfather

What better reason to be drinking a Godfather than Al Pacino’s birthday?

ELOISE WINDEBANK | Raise your glass to April Fool's Day & the great spaghetti ...

You should play the fool this April 1 — preferably with an overly serious bartender — but, whatever you do, don’t mess with a classic negroni