FINE-DIN­ING STREET FOOD

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Sit­u­ated in the heart of Jozi, Urbanologi is a ware­house-styled eatery of­fer­ing Asian food artistry of the high­est qual­ity. All dishes come alive through ex­per­i­men­ta­tion with typical street food tech­niques as mas­tered by Head Chef Jack Coet­zee. Urbanologi are never afraid to ex­per­i­ment and their new menu is no ex­cep­tion. With their state-of-the-art Mad Gi­ant Brew­ery in-house, no Urbanologi ex­pe­ri­ence is com­plete with­out a beer in hand, and the new in­no­va­tive menu boasts boldly flavoured dishes that pair The year was 1973, in the wake of the sex­ual revo­lu­tion and mid­way through the rise of the women’s move­ment. The ten­nis match be­tween women’s World No. 1 Bil­lie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex men’s champ and se­rial hus­tler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as “The Bat­tle of the Sexes”. It be­came one of the most watched tele­vised sports events of all time, reach­ing 90 mil­lion view­ers around the world. As the ri­valry be­tween well with all the Mad Gi­ant beers. Ex­pect tapas-style plates with heir­loom baby car­rots, teriyaki poached sweet potato, and kumquats. There is an abun­dance of Ja­panese and Asian in­flu­ences through­out the new menu, with the flavours of soy sauce, okra, and miso paste fea­tur­ing reg­u­larly. While most of the in­gre­di­ents are lo­cally sourced, for­eign com­po­nents are al­ways given a South African twist – think steamed mos­bol­letjies with whipped farm but­ter and dukkah spice.

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King and Riggs kicked into high gear, of­f­court each was fight­ing their own per­sonal, more com­plex bat­tles. King was strug­gling to come to terms with her sex­u­al­ity, and Riggs was wrestling with his gam­bling de­mons. To­gether, Bil­lie and Bobby served up a cul­tural spec­ta­cle that res­onated far be­yond the ten­nis court, spark­ing dis­cus­sions in bed­rooms and board­rooms that con­tinue to re­ver­ber­ate to­day.

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