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The best of the best awarded at the Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

Pretorians and winners of this year's prestigious Best of Pretoria Readers' Choice Awards got together at a lavish award ceremony held at Silver Lakes Golf Estate yesterday to raise a toast to this year’s winners. This was the 6th Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards...

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Make homemade sushi rolls

Ever tried your hand at sushi? It's easier than you might think. Turn your kitchen into a Japanese restaurant for the night and treat your loved ones to home made sushi. You will need 440g Sushi rice 100 ml rice vinegar 60 ml sugar 25...

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Spots for a delicious sarmie in Pretoria

The food in Pretoria is amazing. But, just because we have a seemingly endless supply of four-star restaurants to choose from, doesn’t mean we always want a fancy meal. Sometimes all we crave is a good old’ fashioned sandwich… After all, the chefs of this city are...

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Top 10 things to do at Sun City

The legendary Sun City in the North West province is still one of SA’s favorite holiday and premium lifestyle destinations. Voted the city’s ultimate weekend getaway spot, it’s not hard to understand why millions of visitors are drawn to this extraordinary resort each year. Only an...

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What to do around Pta during the Easter holidays

Easter is a time to reflect and spend quality time with loved ones. Plan a picnic, invite a few friends and relatives over, go for a road trip, catch a movie with the kids or visit some of our local attractions. Get It! Pretoria shared...

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Spots for a delectable cake in Pretoria

Maybe you’ve been tasked with planning your BFF’s next birthday party, or simply made it through a stressful day with all your hair in place. (Go, you!) We never need a reason to take Marie Antoinette’s famous advice. Yes, a delicious cake is the order of the...

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Where to get the juiciest ribs in town

Every foodie knows that nothing inspires food envy quite like a glorious rack of ribs. To narrow down your search for the perfect pork, beef or spare ribs – we put out our rib radar to find restaurants that offer succulent ribs in every size,...

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Where best to watch Black Panther in Pretoria

If you haven’t had the chance to go watch one of the world’s most talked-about movies, you might want to head out to an awesome cinema this week. Marvel Studio’s Black Panther made its debut this weekend, garnering exceptional reviews and remarkable box office records. Black Panther chronicles...

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7 must-try fish and chips spots in Pretoria

Crispy and comforting – when well done, a plate of traditional fish and chips is simply irresistible. These seven fast-food restaurants are the go-to place for a serving of the city's finest fish and chips.   7. Fish and Chips Co. Whether you’re craving hake and chips, viennas or a fish...

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Guide: Where to find the most desirable coffee in Pretoria

For most people in Pretoria, the morning caffeine fix is a definite essential. The city, with its vast urban sprawl, is home to a number of exceptional coffee shops nestled in and among the high rises. Head on over to any of these amazing spots...

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Get perfect eyebrows in under two minutes

Here are six steps to shape and fill your arches for perfect eyebrows in minutes. You will need: An spooley brush An angled synthetic brush or your old mascara brush Tinted brow gel A couple of cotton buds (two at most) Concealer and an eyebrow...

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Recipe: Cherry Merlot Winesicles

Tantalize your taste buds with some delicious, adult-pleasing Cherry Merlot ‘Winesicles’. Yes, they include wine…   Ingredients: 1 ½ cups Ecco Domani Merlot 1 ½ cups fresh cherries, pitted 6 oz simple syrup   To make: Combine the merlot, cherries and simple syrup in a...

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Best Burgers in Pretoria

There’s nothing as splendid as a succulent burger made from the finest selection of beef; served with a touch of local flavour to have you licking your fingers. Grab a friend, take a trip and experience first-hand the top seven spots that serve the best...

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Recipe: Greek Buddha Bowl

If you’re an avid foodie or a staunch follower of trends, you’ve probably seen the #Buddhabowl trend on Instagram quite a few times. Buddha bowls, or ‘hippy bowls’ as they are commonly known, are hearty, filling dishes made of delicious vegetables and whole-wheat grains. The...

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Family fine dining restaurants in Pretoria

There are certain characteristics that distinguish a good restaurant from an average one. While these may vary according to preference - most people seem to agree that good cuisine is one of the most important ingredients of an awesome dining experience. Your guide to the...

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Intimate matters: Finding the perfect Bra

Bras are probably the most important piece of apparel you own and shopping for them can be quite, well let’s say… intimate. Whilst cheek and revealing underwear with frilly lace or soft satin are the most sought by many women – finding these in the...

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Congratulations to our reader winners for 2017!

While the celebration continued throughout the morning, a highlight of the annual event has to be the reader winners. This is where ten lucky voters (drawn at random) get the chance to draw their hand in prizes worth well over R100 000. For the Best...

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And the winners are…

After months of anticipation we can finally reveal the Best of Pretoria Readers' Choice Awards 2017 winners and we couldn't be more excited. You, the readers of Pretoria had the chance to vote for your favourite local establishments, people and places, supporting local 'is lekker' whereafter...

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Shop till you drop!

Want to refresh your summer wardrobe but just don't have the cash after a very jolly festive season? Then Menlyn Park Shopping Centre’s annual Summer Sale is the place to be. Participating stores are offering up to 75% off local and international brands! We mean,...

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Because guys can also shop ’til they drop!

From bespoke suits to bamboo socks, the new and improved Menlyn Park Shopping Centre has men covered Bringing the most fantastic international and local menswear stores together all under one roof shoppers can look forward to strolling through the doors of stores to the likes of...

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Splendid stationery range

In a world full electronic instant gratification, it’s so lovely to put pen to paper – from dreamy love letters (tick the romance box) to heartfelt thank yous (tick the manners box). We’re loving the new Liberty Bespoke hand-crafted stationery range … made environmentally-responsible paper...

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Summer nights at Fumo restaurant

Recent upgrades to Fumo restaurant in Groenkloof have been celebrated in style. Executive chef and owner Claudio Uccello treated guests to connoisseur dishes and quality Prosecco sparkling wine. The restaurant was opened in 2011. Uccello trained at Locanda Locatelli in London and remains true to...

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Trending this summer – all natural Empire Ice Cream

The start of Empire Ice Cream surely has the greatest story ever. Husband and wife Emma and Anthony Churchyard launched their own ice cream range a few months ago after Emma got retrenched in July this year. Emma is an adept cook, who loves to...

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Survive the last few weeks of 2016 with some organic cocktails

Every successful entrepreneur has a story – you can taste the passion in every drop of Gudgu. Pieter du Plessis and Viljoen de Kock, executive owners and producers of Gudgu Cocktails, are just as intriguing as the name of their product which means “goedheid uit...

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Top brands soon to call Pretoria home

Pretorians are in for a treat as top international brands such as Zara, Hamleys toy store, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and H&M clothing will soon open their doors at Menlyn Park Shopping Centre. It is common knowledge that the centre is undergoing a major R2-billion redevelopment...

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Perfect for a braai!

Jamie Purviance’s Weber Hot & Spicy Best Recipes for your Braai is for those who like it hot and spicy … the recipes are rated for heat and range from tangerine chicken (3/10 on the heat scale), through the completely delicious prawn tails with Bloody...

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Three thrilling reads

 Three great thrillers for weekend reading … all you need is a warm spot, a comfy chair and a vast glass of your favourite wine. Bliss. The Couple Next Door will have you checking on your children! When Anne and Marco are invited to their...

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