Features, Home, People of Joburg / 15.03.2019

Candice smiles from her soul – shyly, but from her soul, and this passionate, yet soft spoken chef is the brains and drive behind the highly successful Grei Restaurant – located at the prestigious Saxon Hotel in Sandhurst. Keeping in mind that the likes of Oprah Winfrey, and other such Hollywood A-Listers spend their time in our beautiful city here, you should know that everything is nothing short of show stopping, of course. From the moment you step out of the lift (beautifully scented with lemongrass to begin your herbal...

Food & Drink / 08.02.2019

The super popular Van der Linde Restaurant - which is fast becoming one of Jozi's favourite eateries - will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in style on 14th February, this year. The eatery which is named after Johannes Van Der Linde who founded the area of Linden, which at the time was well known for its rich soil which allowed for beautiful fruit orchards, some of which still exist today. The restaurant is made up of several components - the Bakery & Deli, the Gin & Juice Bar, the Restaurant and...

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...

Competitions / 04.02.2019

It's been a tough January, and to be honest we could all use a little help, even if it is in the grocery shopping department, right? And do we have just the solution for you - OneCart.co.za, who have very kindly given us a R 1500 shopping voucher to give away to one lucky reader. We shared about OneCart at the end of last year online, however if you have not heard of them - or used their awesome service before - say hello to the super easy to use,...

Events / 30.01.2019

Last week saw much excitement as it was announced by Big Concerts that world famous classical singer Andrea Bocelli will be coming to South Africa in April for one concert only in Joburg and one in Cape Town. Your Joburg date to diarise is 18th April 2019 at The Ticketpro Dome and tickets went on sale on Big Concerts and Computicket last week Friday. Bocelli’s humble manner belies his international status as one of the world’s biggest classical stars – he’s sung for Popes, Presidents and royalty, performed in all...

Travel / 29.01.2019

Can you believe that the first month of the year is almost over, and Valentines is about 2 weeks away - we think 2019 is going to start flying way too soon! If you are looking for a great spoil special for that loved one during February - then you will want to check out this awesome special and start planning your romantic getaway in the magnificent Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal at Brahman Hills. Brahman Hills is a destination of choice for weddings, conferences and idyllic country escapes and offers visitors...

Events / 28.01.2019

Looking for something cool to do with the other half for Valentines Day? Then look no further, we have you sorted. #PiP (Picnics in The Park) the cool team behind several of Joburg's most fun events - included The Haunted Forest, have announced the date for their fourth annual Valentines Movies in The Park on Saturday 16th February, at Riversands Farm Village. The #PiP Series is a compilation of themed picnics, held annually, aimed at communities and families, and the team aim to deliver an experience that you won't...

Features, Food & Drink / 21.01.2019

One of the best kept secrets in Joburg’s whisky bar category, but we don’t mind letting the secret out, it’s only fair - has to be The Maxim Lounge (affectionately known as Maxim by the locals). Maxim is all about leather, cigars, whisky and polished surfaces and serves as the perfect spot for a pre-dinner drink, or a post evening night cap, in a luxurious surrounding. Located next door to the incredibly popular Maximillien restaurant at The Da Vinci Hotel and Suites in Legacy Corner Mall, Sandton, Maxim Lounge is...

Travel / 15.01.2019

Johannesburg truly has exquisite hotels and beautiful places to stay, and as you know we love exploring in and around our city, and The Peech Boutique Hotel is certainly a gem that we are glad that we discovered. Located in the prestigious suburb of Melrose and close by to Sandton and Rosebank, it is ideally positioned in a suburb with boutiques, cafés and an adjacent park as well as a shopping centre easily and safely accessible. The Peech originally used to be a private family home which was built in...