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...

Events, Features / 07.12.2018

We are loving all the wonderful festive goodies on the go in and around Joburg right now, and one of our fave holiday must do's has to be the Montecasino Christmas Village - a chance to get in some last minute Christmas shopping, enjoy the festivities, a gin bar, Graham Beck Bubbly Bar, Sally Williams Christmas Nougat, gourmet burgers, and more - and extra bonus - the kids can enjoy open-air movies under the stars, with a different family movie on the big screen each night. Dates for the...

Features, People of Joburg / 06.12.2018

Van Der Linde restaurant in Linden has become known over the last few months since it's opening for it's fabulous in-house bakery which turns out tasty breads and croissants on a daily basis, and almost always there is a queue of people waiting to buy their apple sourdough, farmhouse, seed, ciabatta or rye breads as well as their light and buttery croissants (made with specially sourced butter from the Free State) at 07h00 when the doors open. The young chef heading up this thriving and successful section of Van...

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...

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...