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Mr Doveton

About This Project

We recently interviewed Neil Doveton, fashion editor, menswear specialist, blogger and editor of MrDoveton.com, a fashion and style portal for men, in celebration of the meal on the Autumn Menu named after him Рthe Fettuccine with boerewors, pomodoro, cream and Grana Padano.

 

Any memories you would like to share about Societi Bistro?

My every memory of Societi Bistro is a warm one Рwhere friendships are forged, palates piqued and hospitality unrivaled. I know in my heart that I will always have a good time and feel special at Societi Bistro.  

 

What is your favourite leisure activity?

I love ambling around flea-markets and thrift shops РI can get lost in a world of other peoples junk for hours Р reminiscing eras long gone and discovering gems for my home or wardrobe. 

 

What was your dream job when you were growing up?

Anything to do with style or fashion. I used my piggy bank savings at the age of seven to buy my first tie – admittedly a garish purple clip-on seventies one but tres chic at the time!

 

One of your most inspiring experiences in your career to date?

Attending the Milan Menswear collections many times has afforded me a smorgasbord of inspiring memories.  The most dear? I once mustered the courage to occupy an abandoned front-row seat at a Vivienne Westwood show just seconds before it began  РI grew up idolising Ms. Westwood so to find myself a mere arms length from her on the runway was a moment I’ll always cherish. 

 

How do you feel about appearing on the Societi Bistro menu and the Mr Doveton in particular?

Delighted! And such a saucy dish Рafter all theres nothing quite like boerewors. 

 

What is your favourite food to indulge in?

Anything I haven’t had to prepare myself. And of course Рeverything prepared by executive Chef Stéfan Marais. 

 

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