Features, Food & Drink / 04.01.2019

We love discovering new spots and J. Rabbit’s has just opened its doors where the old Griffin used to be located. In case you were wondering it is named after that famed cartoon character, Jessica Rabbit and the vibe and décor lend itself perfectly to that notion, too. Following the speakeasies of yesteryear, access to the bar is through the laundromat in the front of the building before arriving in the plush Mexican styled bar at the back. Offering one of the biggest selections of tequila we have ever seen,...

Features, People of Joburg / 03.01.2019

We caught up with Vanes-Mari du Toit, South African pro netball player who currently plays in the positions of Goal Keeper and Goal attack on our national squad - and she is taaaalll! Vanes-Mari recently competed on Dancing with The Stars SA, and along with her pro dance partner Johannes Radebe made it to the semi-finals. Considering that Vanes-Mari is more comfortable in tekkies - she pulled out all the stops to get so far in the competition, and of course we had to find out more. She also...

Features, Travel / 01.01.2019

We recently spent a night at the beautiful four star Southern Sun Montecasino hotel, and were blown away by the beauty of this Tsogo Sun Property. Echoing the Italian theme that Montecasino is well known for, the hotel is inspired in it's design by the 15th century Palazzo Corsini villa in Italy’s picturesque mountain region of Gianicolo, and you would be forgiven for thinking you had slipped back in time to an old-world Venetian era. Of course the hotels services and amenities are anything but old world and bullet speed...

Features, Lifestyle / 31.12.2018

The buzz on the lips of Sandton's socialites has to be all about the latest nightlife hot spot, where everyone who is anyone, is making appearances - the avant-garde, underground venue and best address for luxury dining in Sandton. Alice & Fifth is located, obviously, on the corner of Alice Lane and Fifth Street, and is located in the Sandton Sun, and is a deep and retro styled venue - sporting velvet upholstery, marble flooring and a lot of dark wood combined with brass fittings and heavy curtains -...

Features, Food & Drink / 28.12.2018

Who doesn't love a yummy burger or rack of ribs - we certainly do, and are firm believers that a great burger can cure a number of ills - and seeing as it is the festive season, we feel that we may be visiting the newly opened Ribs & Burgers restaurant, located in the bustling new The Marc precinct in Sandton quite a bit! Ribs & Burgers is a global Brand, and have outlets in Australia and in England and is fast becoming South Africa’s favourite boutique fast casual...

Features, Food & Drink / 27.12.2018

Your summer cocktails are looking blue - but in a good way! The team from Fitch & Leedes know that a G&T or cocktail is not only about great taste but should be pleasing to all the senses, and their new blue tonic is set to do just that! Featuring whiffs of juicy blueberry and hints of cardamom entice you, this delicately carbonated and finely balanced tonic will go down perfectly with vodka, especially the wide selection of fruit infused vodkas and of course when paired with juniper forward,...

Features, Travel / 25.12.2018

We love discovering beautiful gems in our local Sandton and surrounds, and Clico Boutique Hotel is just that. Located on a rather busy road in the bustling suburb of Rosebank, you would be surprised to find that behind the walls of this beautifully appointed hotel, lies an unexpected peace and quiet that is set to restore the soul. Many choose to make Clico their base when in Johannesburg, whether from overseas or visiting from other cities for work, purely for the fact that not only is it really convenient...

Features, Food & Drink / 21.12.2018

Named after his two late grandfathers, Douglas + Hale is Chef James Diack’s fourth venture and we love it! If funky, cool and creative cocktails are your thing – then you will love it as much as we do, too. From the décor which carries a rather ritzy, burlesque feel, to an extensive wine selection which will leave every taste and palate satisfied this is an experience from start to finish. Cocktails are created with passion and the names are delightful - The Black Pearl, a rum based cocktail, was...

Features, People of Joburg / 20.12.2018

You may well recognise actor David Louw from TV, he is currently acting in 'Getroud Met Rugby' and also plays the love interest in the music video of Tarryn Lamb’s new hit single “Mal Oor Jou”! Apart from his blooming acting career, David is launching a national campaign called INGU, which stands for I’ll Never Give Up, and will rollout via schools, universities and even corporates, where David will be talking about his own hurdles in life and how he overcame them, or ones that he may still struggling...