Reuben Riffel is one of a small band of talented homegrown chefs who are breaking culinary rules with passion, and, more important, delectable results. Riffel is flexing his wings and "cooking food he would like to eat." And so, it seems, people would like to eat along with him. Choose from a diverse range of dishes on the à la carte menu. Do you opt for the crisp pork belly, celery root, apple puree, chili, and ginger caramel, or pancetta wrapped around kudu with a potato
fondant? The decor is minimalist but welcoming, with a roaring fire in winter, and the service impeccable. The waiters know their wine and are happy to make menu recommendations. Have a drink at the trendy bar, made from an airplane wing.