BRAAMFONTEIN IS not only known for being an academic precinct but its sociable as well.
Brunch (breakfast & lunch) is the new trend on the global culinary scene and caters for diners from students to corporate staff.
Says Hardy McQueen from MANGERmanje who is bringing brunch to Braamfontein: “We have our pulse on what is happening in food trends globally and wanted to transport these experiences to a local audience.”
MANGERmanje is a combination of French and Zulu– is a new portal aimed at the food obsessed millennial audience for eaters, drinkers and foodie events across the African continent.
It was launched at the popular hang-out Bannister Hotel in June to July 22 2017. Purpose: to provide a three-course feast with bottomless cocktails.
On the menu:
Flapjack stack with toasted almonds and strawberries; House made honey granola with creamy Greek yoghurt topped with fresh berries; coconut ﬂakes; chia seeds; candied walnuts and edible flowers; Shrimp and grits with corn salsa Curried tofu tacos Cajun tater tots served with cheese, chipotle, scrambled eggs and black bean salsa.
This will be accompanied by the choice of two (bottomless) cocktails: Absolut Negroni; Singapore Sling (made with Beefeater Gin); Solgarita and Strongbow warm cider.
There will be three two-hour brunch seatings (at 10am, noon and 2pm) and the cost is R295 per person.
“We have our pulse on what is happening in food trends globally and wanted to transport these experiences to a local audience,” says McQueen.
Wanna hang-out with buddies and new acquaintances in Braam (you get my drift mos) visit the venue for new experience and avoid cold weather cos it’s indoors.
According to latest tourism stats, Joburg continues to outnumber other cities worldwide and Braamfontein has contributed in that regard.