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,...

Events, Features / 29.11.2018

It's so close we can taste it - yeah, December holidays, and the festive season chill, feasts, family and great summer weather that comes with it. If you are looking for something different to do this year, why not check out what the team at Sun City have on offer, and make your Christmas a memorable one. Everything from a giant Christmas tree and colourful lights lining the gardens and pathways, to an evening of harmonic carols and a lavish banquet, the experience of Christmas at Sun City is...

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, Lifestyle, Travel / 27.11.2018

Creating quite a stir among guests and locals alike, the newly refreshed spa at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel in Sandton is already gaining a reputation for its tranquillity, relaxed ambience, beautiful layout and of course it's treatments, which are unparalleled. The 5-star hotel itself is located on sprawling grounds, and is one of Joburg's most well known inner city hotels, and the new addition of the extended space and garden area in it's Balinese spa now makes it one of the largest and most exclusive spa experiences in the city. Not...

Competitions, Features / 26.11.2018

Just a little competition to round off the year, and to be honest who doesn't love some bubbly! The latest offering from the team at Grace Du Roi is their Cape Rose Classique MCC which is made from Chardonnay grapes that are grown in the dry winelands surrounding Paarl. This bubbly offers succulent pink and lively dancing bubbles, with velvety notes of green apple and crisp raspberry, hints of strawberries, and creamy aftertaste. We are delighted to have two bottles of the Grace du Roi Cape Rose Classique to give...

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...

Events, Features / 22.11.2018

Calling all ballet lovers, you will want to make sure that the dates 14th - 23rd December are free, and take the family along with you to the ballet at The Teatro at Montecasino. The Joburg Ballet company will be bringing the classic fairy tale of Cinderella to life in all it's romantic glory. “Cinderella is one of the company’s most popular and highly acclaimed productions,” says artistic director, Iain MacDonald. “Strauss composed some of the most enchanting, best loved and memorable classical music ever written and Cinderella, his only...

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...

Features, Lifestyle, Travel / 20.11.2018

We had never considered spending a night at an airport hotel in our own city, but after an amazing evening in the beautifully appointed InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel we have to say that this is certainly something that we will be doing again. The hotel is situated in one of the prime spots at the airport - a mere minute or so's walk away from the arrivals terminal, and boasts the title of South Africa's only luxury airport hotel. And luxury it certainly is. The hotel serves perfect...

Features, Lifestyle / 19.11.2018

It's the new hotspot in Joburg, and if you have not yet visited The Bull Ring - make sure that you plan a trip to the stylish new racecourse, restaurant and event venue in Randjesfontein, Midrand. Deep in the heart of horse country north of Johannesburg, the newly revamped Bull Ring is set to accommodate a host of events. Horse racing enthusiasts will flock to enjoy the fixtures that will be added to and complement the horse racing calendar, while corporates can rent the land, as well as the...