Staying in Joburg for the perfect weather and the empty roads? We don’t blame you. Thankfully, these days, loads of good restaurants stay open during the festive season. The best of them for a little quasi-holiday escapism is Kolonaki in Parkhurst. It’s got the Greek island looks and vibes and the food is top — no wonder it’s always busy during work time. Mezze is, of course, what you should order. Get the spanakopita, some dips, the beef cheeks, the prawns, a big salad, and the grilled cauliflower to share and then lounge and pick for hours. Knock back a few glasses of rosé too, because you can.
• From the December edition of Wanted 2019.