Features, Home, People of Joburg / 15.03.2019

Candice smiles from her soul – shyly, but from her soul, and this passionate, yet soft spoken chef is the brains and drive behind the highly successful Grei Restaurant – located at the prestigious Saxon Hotel in Sandhurst. Keeping in mind that the likes of Oprah Winfrey, and other such Hollywood A-Listers spend their time in our beautiful city here, you should know that everything is nothing short of show stopping, of course. From the moment you step out of the lift (beautifully scented with lemongrass to begin your herbal...

Travel / 26.02.2019

Travel bug aside - we continue to be amazed at the incredible beauty and luxury that exists around our African continent and continuing to explore it will certainly be on our travel list for the next few years. We recently visited the picturesque Sarova Whitesands in Kenya, which is located just North of Mombasa, and Sarova Hotels continue to astound us with their luxury and fine attention to detail that every hotel and resort is well known for. The Sarova Stanley hotel is one of the few five star rated...

Uncategorized / 21.02.2019

Rudy Paige is a South African rugby union player for the Free State XV in the Rugby Challenge. He has played for the Lions, The Bulls and The Cheetah's and usually plays in the position of scrum-half. He was born and raised in Heidelberg, Western Cape, and later moved to Gauteng where he attended Bastion High School and later went on to study at the University of Johannesburg - we caught up with Rudy to find out more.. Rudy, have you played rugby all your life? Take us through that,...

Lifestyle / 13.02.2019

Yup, you got it - granny quilts are making a come back and to be honest, we are quite thrilled by this news. Not that we are grannified by any means - but thinking of winter all cosy under a quilt on the couch watching series sounds just heavenly! Quilting is an age old craft and tradition and dates back many centuries when this art form was a main way for our ancestors to keep warm during the harsh Jozi winters, and before home insulation was a thing...

Food & Drink, Home / 11.02.2019

Finally trying to get up the courage to tell someone you love them can be nerve wracking - so what easier way to let the object of your affection know that you like them, than with a cool Cadbury P.S. Bar - in your own language! Yup, now you can #FindLoveInYourLanguage with these limited-edition chocolate bars that will help you say “I Love You” in the different languages of South Africa, including sign language. The limited-edition message bars can be shared across the country this Valentine’s season, offering South Africans...

Food & Drink / 08.02.2019

The super popular Van der Linde Restaurant - which is fast becoming one of Jozi's favourite eateries - will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in style on 14th February, this year. The eatery which is named after Johannes Van Der Linde who founded the area of Linden, which at the time was well known for its rich soil which allowed for beautiful fruit orchards, some of which still exist today. The restaurant is made up of several components - the Bakery & Deli, the Gin & Juice Bar, the Restaurant and...

Food & Drink / 07.02.2019

The name Forti’s is synonymous with great food, amazing wines and a general ambience that makes any visit here, be it lunch or dinner, one to remember. Surrounded by beautiful artworks and décor, on occasion well known opera singers (or even Forti himself) will burst in to song, and this out of the ordinary experience makes the occasion even more memorable. A passionate chef indeed, we caught up with Forti Mazzone to find out more… Where did you grow up, and how did you wind up in the restaurant industry? I...

Travel / 05.02.2019

Jambo! – the welcoming cry of Hello is one of the first words that you will learn upon arrival in Kenya, and you may surprise yourself by how quickly you pick up Swahili during your stay – the words Asante, Pole Pole and Sana will also be rolling off your tongue in no time. The land of many attractions is certainly an applicable phrase, from the beautiful beaches seen on Instagram, to the wildlife migrations in the Masai Mara to Big 5 Safari’s and beautiful scenery set to take...