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...

Events, Features, Home / 08.11.2018

Roald Dahl's classic hit the stage last month at the Teatro theatre, Montecasino and we had the pleasure of experiencing the magic first hand and dining at one of Monte's fabulous restaurants, Lima Tapas Bar. Our evening got off to a good start at Lima Tapas Bar. Lima is like no other restaurant in Joburg. Focusing their attention on Latin, American cuisine, their dishes are inspired by food served during the great Andean civilisations of South America. At Lima you can choose between a variety of different tapas and still...

Fashion, Home / 19.10.2018

Twice a year the best of the best come out to play - and that is of course at SA Fashion Week, the highlight of the fashion calendar - and not only for the clothing. Play spot the celeb in the front row, take in all the trade shows and displays as well as support young and up and coming designers all at one SA Fashion Week are coming of age - yes they are turning 21 this year and this season AW19 will see an incredible 56 designers...

Home, Lifestyle / 16.10.2018

There is nothing quite like a fresh new look to get one ready for summer, and the team at BBC Studios Africa know that - which is why they allowed a few media to come through and take a sneak peek at their brand new summer programming schedule - as well as a fresh, new and chic, brand revamp The new branding for BBC Lifestyle Channel 174 is vibrant and playful, and the perfect fit for the number one international lifestyle channel on DStv. The design features a fresh...

Home / 07.09.2018

It's time for a bedroom overhaul, seeing as Spring is finally in the air! Volpes know that feeling so well, that their Spring/Summer collection is literally everything we have ever wanted. If there’s one room in the house that should really reflect your personal style, it’s got to be the bedroom. Globally, bedroom trends are focusing strongly on a look that is both authentic and imperfect, sporting a lived-in feel that speaks of comfort and relaxation. Perfect for the busiest among us, this trend works well with a minimalist,...

Features, Home, Travel / 01.06.2018

While we’re lucky enough to still have sunny and moderately warm days throughout winter in Joburg, it does mean that we miss out on that winter wonderland. And while snowfall is certainly no guarantee, we do actually get a fair amount of it around the country, and these spots are your best bet for the chance to build a snowman… Drakensburg, KZN With their high peaks and mountain weather, the Drakensburg Mountain Range is a pretty good bet for seeing snow in winter. Cathedral Peak Hotel is a great place...

Events, Features, Home / 16.05.2018

The Bubbly Festival – Joburg’s celebration of South Africa’s finest Cap Classiques – pops up in Hyde Park for three days this weekend and looks set to wow Gauteng bubbly lovers. With over 26 MCC estates showcasing their best, the festival will host a number of champagne and prosecco houses, Toast on Tap - which will be serving a couple of beer offerings, The Duchess - a non-alcoholic gin & tonic, and even a Cointreau stand. The organisers have lined up some impressive estates including Graham Beck, who will showcase their...

Events, Features, Home / 07.05.2018

The Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Festival is taking place on Thursday 10th May will feature more than 70 premium noble varieties in a not-to-be-missed show.  The event held at the Killarney Country Club's Crystal Room from 18h00 onwards will include an impressive line-up of many high-end, award-winning Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs that are not shown at other festivals because they are often too expensive and with too small a production. Just announced as showcasing his wine is Hannes Storm, former winemaker at Hamilton Russell, who started making his own super...

Features, Food & Drink, Home / 26.04.2018

Planning to entertain or host a few guests over a dinner soon? Try win them over with this delicious cocktail made from Don Papa Rum. Thanks to Cape Town based premium spirits company Truman & Orange, we can all indulge in a rum-based cocktail with their Don Papa Rum.  How To Make A Don Papa Rum Maskarra Cocktail: Ingredients: 45ml Don Papa Rum 4 Fresh blackberries 15ml lemon juice 15ml Elderflower Cordial 1 egg white 3 dashes Grapefruit Bitters Edible flowers Method: Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, strain and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with...