Donald Paul

10 Questions with journalist Donald Paul, featured on the Societi Bistro Spring Menu.


Don Paul hiking in SwitzerlandHow do you feel about appearing on the Societi Bistro menu and the dish in particular?
Flattered. I love seeing my name in print—and honoured as this dish is truly and simply delicious.
What is your favourite food to indulge in?
Just about anything that comes out of the Societi Bistro kitchen.
Any memories you would like to share about Societi Bistro?
Celebrating my birthday party there and having a meal with The Goddess, seated at a corner table beside the open fire.
What is your profession?
Story teller: one of the world’s oldest professions.
What was your dream job when you were growing up?
What’s growing up?

What does a typical day in your working life look like?
Ugly, without coffee; thereafter its about wandering through a maze of words and ideas and trying to arrange them into some sort of order that makes sense.
One of your most inspiring experiences in your career to date?
Editing SACityLife magazine. And interviewing Leonard Cohen and Gore Vidal.
Who is your favourite South African fashion designer?
Karen Monk-Klijynstra
What is your favourite question to ask a prospective employee?
Do you have a sense of humour?
What is your favourite leisure activity?
Having a meal at Societi Bistro with The Goddess.

The Donald Paul is available on the Societi Bistro Spring Menu.

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