Anton’s African Cuisine is a new Roanoke restaurant that brings authentic South African flavors to North Texas. BY ELLEN RITSCHER SACKETT
here’s nothing fancy about Anton’s African Cuisine. Diners come for the food and the fellowship. The mom-and-pop restaurant in Roanoke Center was opened last June by Anton and Nicole van Vuuren, who wanted to bring little-known South African gastronomy to North Texas. As Authentic as It Gets “How many times have you said, ‘Why don’t we try someplace different?’?” asks Justin resident Karen Hicks, who
Photos courtesy of Anton’s African Cuisine
South African-born Anton van Vurren brings his homestyle native cuisine to Roanoke.
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