Competitions, Features / 05.11.2018

If an inner city getaway sounds like something that is right up your stay - and you would love to spend a night (with your special someone) at one of Sandton's newest and most popular hotels - The Capital on The Park, then you are in the right place! Situated in Sandton, The Capital on The Park is firstly a chic business hotel, but one with a difference. The hotel is located on Katherine Street, and looks out over the park, with wrap around views to add to it's...

Features, People of Joburg / 01.11.2018

Welcome to The Marabi Club where superb food and drink blend together with the best in live jazz performances. Inspired by the penny-whistle Marabi clubs of the 1920's which were formed in the wake of one of the world’s richest gold rushes, in Johannesburg. It was a lifestyle prompted by the need to escape the hardships of the working week and was defined by illegal shebeens, where fierce talk of politics was accompanied by the equally disruptive soundtrack of jazz. Today The Marabi Club is tucked into the basement of...

Features, Food & Drink / 23.10.2018

Epicure is the restaurant name that is on everyone’s lips, and it’s no secret as to why. The Belgian-Burundian Chef has made a name for himself in the restaurant industry, and we were excited to pay him a visit. Located in Central Square in Morningside, Épicure is a unique blend of Pan-African chic and the unique menu features some creatively named dishes such as Taste of Tangier, Perfect Pepe, Hunters Reward, and the Rolex (a tasty beef curry wrap with a Ugandan twist.) Épicure in itself is an adventure from...

Features, Food & Drink / 22.10.2018

We love Mirari Gin and this artisanal distillery nestled in the heart of Johannesburg’s trendy Maboneng precinct, have been creating cool beverages since 2013 at their Time Anchor Distillery. The unique and fragrant Mirari Gin Range, created by Chief Distiller Shanna-Rae Wilby has three variants, each with their own unique signature. Shanna-Rae is one of the significant women who are changing the narrative that this is a man's industry and we like that. She heads up a distillery that has progressed from a 100-litre holding capacity to 100 000 litres...

Fashion, Features / 17.10.2018

As our beautiful Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, prepares to compete internationally in the Miss Universe competition (and hopefully follow in Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters footsteps), she took some time out to collaborate with the designers at Soviet Denim and create her very own denims, also incorporating the 60th Miss SA jubilee celebrations feel to the denims, as well. Since 2015, our Miss South Africa's have been partnering with Soviet Denim to create their very own denims - Liesl, Ntando, Demi-Leigh and now Tamaryn get to wear their very own jeans...

Features, Food & Drink / 12.10.2018

One of our favourite wines - De Grendel have literally cleaned up at this years Michelangelo International Wine & Spirts Awards, walking away with the African Cellar Suppliers Pinot Noir Trophy for their Op Die Berg Pinot Noir 2015 - as well as three double gold medals awarded to the De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2017 and 2013 and the De Grendel Loyalty Club-exclusive Elim Shiraz 2016. Well done guys! Apparently the competition was really stiff this year, and the competition, now in it's 22nd year received an incredible...

Features, People of Joburg / 11.10.2018

We recently got to catch up with Dean Spencer, who as far as we are concerned, has possibly THE best job ever! Dean is the On Trade Sales GURU for Truman & Orange - he spends his days creating yummy cocktails with the Truman & Orange products, as well as training bar staff on how to best serve their products at their bars. Cool, right? Truman & Orange opened it's doors in 2013 with the single-minded mission of offering increasingly sophisticated South African drinkers alternatives to the mega-brands that...

Events, Features / 10.10.2018

Yay - best news of the week has to be the fact that Showtime Management announced that they will be bringing British singer-songwriter and guitarist James Morrison to SA for a series of concerts in Joburg and Cape Town. Jozi fans - the dates to diarise are Tuesday 22 January and Wednesday 23 January at 20h00 at Montecasino's Teatro Theatre. James Morrison first arrived on our music scenes 12 years ago and back in 2006, who would have guessed that not only would James be an iconic name touring the...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 09.10.2018

Tucked away in Birdhaven, has to be one of the quaintest and most relaxed lunch and dinner spots in Jozi - Arbour Café. Well know for their fresh cakes and fantastic French style galettes, hearty soups, not to mention the stunning setting. Imagine our delight to learn that Arbour have also partnered with Great Domains to bring their patrons some of the best champagne and sparkling wine specials in Joburg. The Bubbly Sessions in collaboration with MANGERmanje - a portal for eaters, drinkers and foodie events – and Great Domains...

Events, Features / 08.10.2018

The pantomime is certainly one of the calendar highlights on the Joburg theatre scene, and always loved (and giggled at) by young and old during the month that it takes to the stage at The Joburg Theatre. This year's panto (brought to Jozi by Bernard Jay and Janice Honeyman) is set to tbe the Fairest Panto in All The Land - Snow White, of course. Says Janice Honeyman...