Amazing dessert and wine pairings for any dining experience

When it comes to perfectly pairing two of the greatest things in life – dessert and wine – the secret is to consider wine as an ingredient. Wine adds the ‘extra’ – it enhances tastes, creating an entirely new flavour profile. In general, as the colours of the dessert get darker, the wine gets darker. … Continue reading Amazing dessert and wine pairings for any dining experience

Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

Get out of your winter rut! Spring is here, which means it’s time to check out contenders for the best new restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg. From a fancy dinner option at a boutique hotel to an Insta-worthy reimagined Mediterranean joint, these restaurants make the most of local ingredients in season with options to … Continue reading Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

Feast on Joburg’s best grub without leaving your couch

There’s an unexpected upside to be found in the aftermath of lockdown: Joburg now has a better takeaway scene than ever before. So, just because you’re staying indoors right now doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some of chart toppers for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Feeling a little peckish? We’ve rounded up … Continue reading Feast on Joburg’s best grub without leaving your couch

Take it outside: Restaurants that are getting social distancing right

With the lockdown regulations finally eased, we’re all due more than a bit of fresh air. Whether you’re looking to make the most of the spring weather or are just feeling a bit safety-first in these uncertain times, al fresco eating is the order of the season. At these outdoor dining spots, expect increased PPE, … Continue reading Take it outside: Restaurants that are getting social distancing right

Time-tested favourites: The first-timer’s guide to eating in Joburg

Coming to the City of Gold for the first time ever is exciting and intimidating. You could easily go broke trying to visit every restaurant in the city, but while there will always be plenty of people chasing the next hot things – unicorn hot chocolate and black charcoal burgers – there are certain restaurants … Continue reading Time-tested favourites: The first-timer’s guide to eating in Joburg

The best coffee in Joburg for your daily fix in style

Getting our java fix isn’t just a way to stay awake around the dreaded afternoon slump. It’s a ritual that us caffeine queens take seriously … very seriously. The search is over, city dwellers and peak-time commuters – from the best Italian espresso and Instagrammable flat whites to silky-smooth hipster brews, we’ve got your daily … Continue reading The best coffee in Joburg for your daily fix in style

Indulge your girly side: Raise a glass on 9 August with these beautiful bottles

Women’s Day is almost here. Maybe this year, you decided you’re going to have a girls’ night. Whether you and your gal pals decide to stay in or go out for the evening, you’ll need some yummy drinks to loosen things up. These chick-centric wines do the trick – and make great gifts, too. Happy … Continue reading Indulge your girly side: Raise a glass on 9 August with these beautiful bottles

Eat good … feel good: The best restaurants in Joburg to dine at this month

One thing is for sure: You don’t need to spend thousands of Rands in the City of Gold to have an exquisite dining experience. We’ve crisscrossed the city to dine our way throughout Joburg to bring you these places that you actually can (and really want to) eat at, whether you’re looking to splurge a … Continue reading Eat good … feel good: The best restaurants in Joburg to dine at this month

Olives & Plates Hyde Park: Farm to table … and table to soul

Amid concrete, skyscrapers and the Gautrain, the harvest table at the new Olives & Plates Hyde Park proves that people crave the flavour and nutrients of natural ingredients – even if there isn’t a farm in sight. With the owners being Greek, you can bet that they understand freshness and flavours – you’d be pressed to … Continue reading Olives & Plates Hyde Park: Farm to table … and table to soul