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Fugard, Baxter and Artscape       We wouldn’t dream of neglec-        ting this as a definite port of call  by being able to watch the che-
Theatres. In Bloemfontein the     ting you, our dear foodies. If      for great variety and good times.     fs in action. From March they
PACOFS Performance Arts           dining out is your idea of a        Looking to line the old tummy         will be open for dinner so pencil
Theatre is home to Free State     good time, then there are more      before the serious drinking           that into your diary a.s.a.p. lest
performances. If you happen       than enough options to point        begins? In that case, a must go       it slips your mind. I don’t know
to find yourself in a coastal     your cutlery at. Parkhurst’s        to option is definitely The Great     about you but some days I’m
gem like Plettenberg Bay, then    restaurant row in Jozi, a bustling  Burger Company in Illovo. The         gripped by an uncontrollable
The Barnyard or The White         stretch of Fourth Avenue, is a      fact that you can design your         urge to binge on Lebanese food
House Theatre is your port of     rare walkable block of the city,    own version of what you think         - true story. It’s times like these
call. Admittedly on a smaller     with everything from sushi to       the ultimate burger should be is      that a bee line for Ranoushe Le-
scale, the performances here      Italian. The casual, antiques-fi-   priceless. Quality burgers made       banese Restaurant is a lifesaver.
by artists are in no way less     lled Attic serves a delightful      from quality ingredients…oh           With trained Lebanese chefs
entertaining than those on offer  array of unusual dishes such        mamma!                                serving imported foods from the
in the hustle and bustle of the   as French guinea fowl risotto,                                            motherland, you are absolutely
city. These world class venues    Namibian mussels and Scottish       Looking to chow down in the           assured of impeccably authen-
are top notch for lovers of all   salmon. Another little must-        Mother City? Where to go?             tic dishes to make your taste
things artsy. From the dramatic   pop-in is Workshop 55. This         Think large oak table with the        buds sing.
to the light hearted, there is    fresh idea is turning heads and     most scrumptious, as natura-
absolutely no-holes-barred        with their laid back tapas styled   lly produced and interesting          So there you are, all you night
when it comes to the variety on   menu with a fantastic selection     food possible this side of the        owls. Be it clubbing, pubbing,
offer.                            of delectable treats to choose      Equator, and you have arrived at      dining or reclining watching
                                  from, they are enjoying great       new kid on the block, Naturalis.      the heroes of humour, 2016
For upcoming Garden Route         success. Of course their gin bar,   If food can be cured, cultured,       promises to deliver. See you out
events and performances, keep     boutique wine selection and the     fermented or dried then it            there!
an eye on Big Circle Events.      unusual collection of whiskey       makes an appearance on this
                                  goes a very long way to cemen-      menu. Diners are further spoilt

    Top left: Smoking hot cocktails
    from Outrage of Modesty. Top
 right: SA's darling, Mark Lottering

           (Photo courtesy of Neville
  Lockhart). Right: Book this crazy,

      funny show at Whacked - you
                          won't be sorry!

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