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...

Features, Food & Drink / 05.10.2018

Summer has never looked so fine - and we see cocktails on our horizon, that's for sure! Thanks to the team at one of SA's premium drinks companies - Truman & Orange we can now happily sip on our fave gin cocktails with the latest craze - Malfy Gin Rosa! As the name suggests, the gin is stunning pink in colour and, typical of the exceptional, Italian quality we’ve come to expect from Malfy, no detail has been spared. The bottle is beautifully frosted and boasts traditional Italian glass painting...

Food & Drink / 03.10.2018

We love an excuse to celebrate and recently headed through to Montecasino’s Casa Bella to hellp them celebrate their first birthday, in true Italian style, of course. Nestled in the heart of Jozi's premier entertainment destinations, Casa Bella, means “Beautiful Home” in Italian, and that it certainly is. Beautifully tiled floors and polished wood feature in the stylish interior which, combined with a warm, inviting ambience, provides an upmarket yet friendly dining experience. It is literally a home that runs on love, laughter, delicious food, outstanding wines and exceptional quality...

Food & Drink / 13.07.2018

One of our favourite Italian restaurants has to be Jamie's Italian located in Melrose Arch, we love the double volume dining area, and the mix of wooden tables and tiled walkways, and the fact that the kitchen is fully open, allowing the public a chance to catch a glimpse in to the buzz of the kitchen - which it certainly does do when it is busy! Jamies has been serving up yummy Italian nosh for a few years now, and have just issued a few changes to their highly...

Fashion, Home / 02.08.2017

Europa Art Group, in charge of bringing us Europa Art Shoes, Clarks and Folli Follie has brought popular Italian sportswear brand, Sergio Tacchini to the country. [caption id="attachment_1584" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Italian sportswear brand Sergio Tacchini has launched in the country[/caption] The Milan-based sports apparel is as comfortable as it is sporty chic and is perfect for men who want to take their everyday look to the next level or for those who love to dress casually with a hint of elegance and style. [caption id="attachment_1585" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Milan-based sports apparel...

Food & Drink, Home / 05.06.2017

Italian cuisine is one of the greatest cuisines in the world. The food is so wholesome and hearty, it's just perfect for those cold winter nights. Which is why we rounded up our top five favourite Italian restaurants in Joburg: Gemelli Ever since Gemelli opened their doors in Bryanston in November 2015, they've been praised as the best Italian restaurant in town, and for good reason. Their head chef, Paulo is forever finding new ways to reinvent traditional Italian dishes and he does so in an exciting way, changing the...