People of Joburg / 04.10.2018

We recently got to spend some time with local Fashion Publicist, Leon Haasbroek, to find out a bit more about what makes him tick. Leon is well known in fashion and media circles for his bold moves, dedication to the industry and last but not least his trademark all black clothing ensembles. Leon has worked with some of the biggest names in the business and is the owner of LJHPR, a boutique PR and Communications agency that focuses on media relations and strategic linking within the Fashion Industry in...

Food & Drink / 03.10.2018

We love an excuse to celebrate and recently headed through to Montecasino’s Casa Bella to hellp them celebrate their first birthday, in true Italian style, of course. Nestled in the heart of Jozi's premier entertainment destinations, Casa Bella, means “Beautiful Home” in Italian, and that it certainly is. Beautifully tiled floors and polished wood feature in the stylish interior which, combined with a warm, inviting ambience, provides an upmarket yet friendly dining experience. It is literally a home that runs on love, laughter, delicious food, outstanding wines and exceptional quality...

Food & Drink / 02.10.2018

Calexico has to be hands down one of our fave chillaxing spots, and the fact that are so well known for their tasty nachos, sticky ribs and double double burgers, not to mention signature cocktails and craft beers, this is foodie heaven for sure. We also love their cool and eclectic music selection, and the outdoor seating area is perfect for after work drinks or chilled lunches with friends. When Calexico let us know that they would be hosting some cool events from October to December that we certainly...

Food & Drink, Travel / 25.09.2018

If you are heading down to the Cape soon, and are going to be in the Durbanville area, then may we suggest a stop in at the beautiful Meerendal Estate. You can taste some vino of course, but there is loads more on offer and Meerendal boasts biking and running trails, paragliding (when the weather's just right!), and its family friendly weekend vibe. There are two restaurants on the estate, The Crown Restaurant and Carlucci's - the latter is the one that fills up fast so that come lunchtime,...

Food & Drink / 24.09.2018

It was just recently announced, and not that surprising either that one of our favourite restaurants ever (and one of the most popular in SA since Chef Chantel Dartnall won best chef) Orient Boutique Hotel – home of the acclaimed Restaurant Mosaic – has won the Best Hotel Wine List in the World for 2018 beating off strong competition from around the globe. The 2018 Fine Wine World's Best Wine List Awards, now in its fifth year, honoured Restaurant Mosaic in the following categories: • Best Hotel Wine List in...

Events, Food & Drink / 21.09.2018

We are really looking forward to attending one of Joburg's favourite 'super secret' events - Diner En Blanc, which will see foodies, fun lovers, media personalities and others donning their beautiful white outfits, packing their picnic baskets and This is set to be the signature event for Spring- Le Diner En Blancwill take place on Saturday 29th September and the exceptional gastronomic experience is to be accompanied by a host of outstanding sponsors. Michelin trained Chef Wandile Mabaso is highly regarded as one of the most innovative chefs in South...

Lifestyle / 18.09.2018

Calling all fitness fanatics - you will want to make sure you pay FIBO Global Fitness Africa, the world’s biggest trade show for fitness, wellness and health a visit from 26 to 28 October this year. The expo, presented by Dis-Chem Pharmacies, is three action-packed days of all things fitness with a one day fitness industry summit and two days of world-class events, stimulating fitness demos, and tips on leading a healthy and active lifestyle!   Stock up on the latest fitness equipment, apparel, sports nutrition and supplements from exhibitors offering...

Food & Drink / 17.09.2018

Your excuse to rev up the romance is here - why not book a table for two at The Da Vinci for Thursday night and spoil your better half to a superb meal created by Chef Sylvester Nair and his team at The Maximillien Restaurant. This one is a great deal - affordable, and in one of our favourite restaurants in Sandton - what's not to love? Situated in Legacy Corner Mall, guests at the restaurant get to enjoy a New York style vibe with impeccably prepared bistro fare...

Events, Features / 14.09.2018

We love the ballet, and are looking forward to the latest offering from Joburg Ballet, who will be bringing one of our favourite ballets of all time to life this October at Joburg Theatre. Loved by young and old the classic ballet, The Nutcracker will showcase some exquisite dancing, stunning sets and Tchaikovsky’s captivating music played live by the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, this is an unforgettable treat for children and adults alike. Choreographed by Angela Malan, former senior principal dancer with Joburg Ballet, The Nutcracker will transport audiences to a...

Events / 10.09.2018

Whatever you do, make sure that you have Saturday 29th September diarised as the much anticipated Steenberg Garden Party is heading to our beautiful city! The venue is the picturesque l'antico giardino part of the forum company in Lanseria which boasts the most stunning gardens and is the perfect fit to host laid back live music with ample seating in relaxed garden lounge areas, which will keep you delighted for the duration of the afternoon. Not only is the view a good one, but you can also savour the best...