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

It’s time for that much-need new ’do at the revamped blowdryco.

Joburg girls are known for their artfully rumpled hair, but make no mistake – unless you’re a dab hand with the old vented brush, blowdryco. is pretty essential to have in one’s little black book of beauty. At this newly revamped blow-dry bar in Parkhurst, the masterful stylists conjure that kind of easy insouciance and … Continue reading It’s time for that much-need new ’do at the revamped blowdryco.

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

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

Winner Winner Jozi: In the mood for a finger-lickin’ feed?

Fried chicken joints are like pigeons, post boxes and discarded copies of the Sunday Times in Joburg – they’re bloody everywhere. But quantity doesn’t always ensure quality and seeking out the best birds in town requires a little research. We put in the legwork and found the perfectly breaded and well-seasoned wonder in the heart … Continue reading Winner Winner Jozi: In the mood for a finger-lickin’ feed?