Food & Drink / 10.12.2018

The latest offering from Motherland Coffee is located in the heart of Benmore, in the bustling Benmore Centre, which itself has just seen a major revamp and is one of our go to malls for just about everything these days. Located in the light-filled centre atrium area, this is a super spot to come and grab a coffee to go, or to meet a friend for a light lunch. We also love that they fully embrace Fair Trade which pushes for greater equity in trade and looks after coffee producers...

Features, Food & Drink / 05.12.2018

It's almost that time of year when the family arrives in full force, and if you are going ton be hosting over the festive season, then this delicious mussel pot recipe it just for you. We don't usually share recipes, but this one is a winner in our books, for sure, thanks to Chef Mynhardt Joubert. A mussel pot smacks of happy times and rekindling old friendships and is the perfect way to celebrate a sharing meal, with those dear to you - all with a bottle of Roodeberg...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 04.12.2018

We just love the beautiful rooftop deck at the iconic Sandton Sun, and are delighted that the San Deck has re-launched just in time for summer cocktail sippers to enjoy the vibes and views of Sandton's beautiful skyline as the sun sets. San Deck is vibrant, stylish, and comfy and offers a number of pretty unique spaces, from the pool area, to the restaurant, to the comfy couches and lounge areas, and a new rooftop garden area which was created through the intricate use of metal lattice screens, foliage...

Features, Food & Drink / 03.12.2018

There literally is nothing that Mi Casa's front man - J'Something cannot do it seems, and 2018 has been a good year for him. Juggling not only his acclaimed musical career, he was a judge on My Kitchen Rules South Africa as well as local cooking shows such as What's for Dinner and Something's Cooking (he's just brought out a book of the same name). To top it all off, there's also his restaurant, Something's Cooking by J and now - wait for it - he has launched...

Features, Food & Drink / 30.11.2018

One of our fave Rosebank hotels, 54 on Bath have taken their fine-dining experience at Level Four restaurant (aptly named as it is on the 4th level of the hotel) to new heights with a fresh new summer inspired menu, thanks to Executive Chef, Matthew Foxon. We love that the team at Level Four give credit where credit is due, and share the names of the individual young chefs who have created the dishes as well. Delish starters on offer include a tasty Seared ‘Yellow Fin’ tuna, fresh raw peas,...

Features, Food & Drink / 28.11.2018

What better time to crack open a few bottles of perfectly chilled rosé, spend some time with friends and family and let the worries from the year disappear, as the holiday season kicks off with the perfect summers evenings here in Jozi. Rosé is proving to be a popular choice with consumers as the temperature's soar - and it's the perfect accompaniment to just about everything - beach, park, braai, lunch, sundowners...

Features, Food & Drink / 23.11.2018

One of South Africa's favourite and super easy drinking wines, Durbanville Hills, have just launched their premium collection of wines, the Collectors Reserve - which is totally inspired by the energy and stunning scenery of Cape Town. What's not to love? This new range is created from only the best grapes from Cape Town’s best vineyards, and like it's name, has been designed as a collector’s item for both wine and art lovers alike. This is something unlike anything you have ever seen, or tasted, before. “To complement each of...

Features, Food & Drink / 21.11.2018

We recently caught up with well-known local chef James Diack, who is the owner of The Brightside Group of restaurants, to find out what to expect from out dining experiences in the new year - what's new, and what's old news! James shared with us that source and cost will be the two largest driving forces for purchasing in 2019, this will shape what you see on your plate, and also what you pay for it too. Chef James is all about sustainable food and farming and was recently...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 16.11.2018

One of Joburg's most anticipated events has to be The Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair which will be hosted on the beautiful Southern Sun in Hyde Park's Rooftop Terrace Bar on 24th and 25th of November. Expect spectacular views and great music, makes for a stylish and sophisticated experience, spent sipping the finest bubbly and enjoying the coolest craft and international gins available in South Africa. Over 60 of South Africa’s premium MCC’s (all made in the traditional Methode Champenoise style), will be available to taste, and you’ll...

Features, Food & Drink, Home / 15.11.2018

UCOOK has just released their new Christmas Feast Box and we had the pleasure of trying it out for ourselves.  'Tis the season to be jolly! Thanks to UCOOK, you now have another reason to look forward to Christmas celebrations this year as SA's largest meal-kit provider has launched their Christmas Feast Box and it includes delicious dishes that are perfect for entertaining this festive season. The UCOOK Feast Box encompasses everything you love about a warm summer Christmas – their chefs have designed the menu to be as simple...