Mduduzi Mabaso, star of Rhythm City, shares his favourite local eateries

It may come as a surprise to his fans, but award-winning actor Mduduzi Mabaso is also a star in the kitchen. Best known as gangster-turned-businessman Suffocate on popular local soapie Rhythm City, Mduduzi will be showing off his culinary skills alongside True Love food editor and Eat Out editorial panel member Mokgadi Itsweng at the White Star Shisa Nyama event at Maphindi’s Butchery on 30 November.

Read on to find out where Mduduzi likes to grab a quick coffee, blow the budget and have a cheesy pizza.

My favourite place for…

Take-away coffee before work

Vida e caffè.

A business lunch

The Mugg & Bean.

A casual meal with friends

Shisa nyama in the hood.

Drinks with friends

In my own garden.

A cheesy pizza

Pize e Vino, opposite the tashas branch in Rosebank.

tashas Rosebank. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

tashas Rosebank. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Lunch with the family

There’s nothing like a home-cooked meal, but otherwise I like to go to Papachinos.

A lazy Saturday morning brunch

Definitely tashas.

A good burger

I make my burgers at home.

A quick weekday breakfast

The Woolworths café.

A blow-the-budget dinner

The Meat Company.

Impressing a date

Café del Sol.

Cafe Del Sol. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Cafe Del Sol. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.


Nandos, of course!

Market-style shopping

The Food Lovers Market.

For a great view

Anywhere where I’m near the ocean.

Catch Mduduzi Mabasa in action this Sunday 30 November 2014 at 12pm as he braais up a storm at Maphindi’s Butchery in Nyanga East, Cape Town.

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