Food & Drink / 09.01.2019

New Fitch & Leedes Spicy Ginger Beer, the intrepid mixer with a sense of adventure, is taking the enjoyment of fine spirits to the next level. The first South African ginger beer made specifically as a mixer, Fitch & Leedes Spicy Ginger Beer is a perfect fit for fine rum and whisky. This premium ginger beer brings out the sweet undertones in the spirit while allowing the pleasant spiciness of the ginger beer to shine through. Priding itself as the understudy to greatness, Fitch & Leedes understands the time and...

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, 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, 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, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 19.12.2018

We are not sure if everyone feels the same as we do about shopping for life's essentials like groceries and pet food, but we are pretty sure that it's not your favourite thing either, right? Enter the solution we just love - OneCart.co.za! This super easy to use online platform, where consumers can shop from multiple grocery retailers and receive their delivery within 2 hours or at their preferred scheduled time is changing the grocery game exponentially! OneCart have just launched their Click & Collect service - customers place their...

Food & Drink / 10.12.2018

The latest offering from Motherland Coffee is located in the heart of Benmore, in the bustling Benmore Centre, which itself has just seen a major revamp and is one of our go to malls for just about everything these days. Located in the light-filled centre atrium area, this is a super spot to come and grab a coffee to go, or to meet a friend for a light lunch. We also love that they fully embrace Fair Trade which pushes for greater equity in trade and looks after coffee producers...

Features, Food & Drink / 05.12.2018

It's almost that time of year when the family arrives in full force, and if you are going ton be hosting over the festive season, then this delicious mussel pot recipe it just for you. We don't usually share recipes, but this one is a winner in our books, for sure, thanks to Chef Mynhardt Joubert. A mussel pot smacks of happy times and rekindling old friendships and is the perfect way to celebrate a sharing meal, with those dear to you - all with a bottle of Roodeberg...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 04.12.2018

We just love the beautiful rooftop deck at the iconic Sandton Sun, and are delighted that the San Deck has re-launched just in time for summer cocktail sippers to enjoy the vibes and views of Sandton's beautiful skyline as the sun sets. San Deck is vibrant, stylish, and comfy and offers a number of pretty unique spaces, from the pool area, to the restaurant, to the comfy couches and lounge areas, and a new rooftop garden area which was created through the intricate use of metal lattice screens, foliage...

Features, Food & Drink / 03.12.2018

There literally is nothing that Mi Casa's front man - J'Something cannot do it seems, and 2018 has been a good year for him. Juggling not only his acclaimed musical career, he was a judge on My Kitchen Rules South Africa as well as local cooking shows such as What's for Dinner and Something's Cooking (he's just brought out a book of the same name). To top it all off, there's also his restaurant, Something's Cooking by J and now - wait for it - he has launched...