THE MEN BEHIND JOBURG’S TWO MOST EN VOGUE RESTAURANTS

SARAH BUITENDACH CHATS TO DAVID HIGGS AND GARY KYRIACOU — THE DUO RESPONSIBLE FOR JOBURG’S TWO MOST TALKED-ABOUT RESTAURANTS, MARBLE AND SAINT

David Higgs and Gary Kyriacou complete each other’s sentences. They do that thing where one starts to say something, takes a breath and, without missing a beat, the other continues the thought.

Cozied up to them both, in the linen-booth seating at their first restaurant, Marble, I tease them that all signs point to a real bromance. They laugh — in sync, obviously — and chirp me right back: everyone says that, apparently.

Of course, it’s more than a love story. It’s simpatico. Which is ideal, given that the duo — one half star chef, one half big business type — are the men behind two of the most talked-about restaurants in the City of Gold.

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