Category: People of Joburg

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Reuben Riffel

September 20, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Reuben Riffel began his career in the town in which he was born, Franschhoek – known locally, and increasingly across the globe, as the food and wine capital of South Africa. He hasn’t stopped since and now has foodies everywhere buzzing with the launch of […]

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7 minutes with Jade Voges

September 5, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

Jade is an incredible influencer online and offline and is one of the most successful young actresses South Africans love to watch. She was born in Port Elizabeth and moved to dreamy Johannesburg after obtaining her first big role in theatre as Serena Katz in Fame The Musical. She […]

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The Restaurateur: Liza Landauer – Liza’s at Capital Hill

September 4, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

According to Liza Landauer, calories are like cash…you cannot waste it, and you cannot rob yourself of the sumptuous experience at Liza’s at Capital Hill – it’s worth every calorie.  This is Liza’s third rodeo, and with a rich heritage, she has always loved the idea of creatively nurturing people through food and making a difference. She believes […]

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World Elephant Day: get to know Dr Paula Kuhumbu

August 27, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Humans have poached animals into extinction throughout history, with large mammals having been most affected. Elephants, one of Africa’s most iconic giants are the largest land mammals on Earth, part of the big five and are estimated to live for up to 70 years without […]

Fashion, People of Joburg

7 minutes with fashion designer Gert-Johan Coetzee

August 23, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

He is an award-winning fashion designer whose couture creations are worn by A- list celebrities on red carpets around the world. He designs a chic ready-to-wear range which is carried in selected boutiques as well as his online store and he has recently been announced as the mentor for Project Runway SA […]

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7 minutes with stylist Suzanne Sesink Clee

August 20, 2018, Author: Danita Pilley

As a stylist, Suzanne love clothes, fashion and shopping. She gets great satisfaction out of coordinating outfits that are inspirational yet achievable for her clients. She is passionate about her job and loves working with artistic people like editors, graphic designers, models and photographers.   Get following on Instagram: @yfmag  @Suzanne_sesinkclee  @stylecounselsa   READ […]

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Get to know Belinda Mapongwana

August 9, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Belinda Mapongwana is the founder of Mapongwana Attorneys, a 100% black-woman owned boutique law firm in Sandton, that offers specialist legal services in corporate and commercial law. She is also the Founder and CEO of Seza Isizwe, a company focused on providing mentoring, career guidance, workplace and life skills to the youth.  Belinda is extremely […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

The Restaurateur: Andria Neophytou – Olives & Plates

August 7, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food,” and if you have the pleasure of meeting Olives & Plates’ Andria Neophytou, you’ll experience her passion for plating. It’s impossible to imagine that Andria hasn’t always been in hospitality, even though her life has revolved around food. Growing up behind the grill […]

Dining Out, People of Joburg

Chef of the month: Chantel Dartnall – Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient

August 6, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Seeing as August is Women’s Month, we decided that there’s no better way to celebrate than by sharing the story and passion of a highly inspired and creative woman.  Driving towards the gates of The Orient for the first time is certainly something you will never forget. Behind those gates lies […]

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New beeginnings: innovative hive design set to revitalise local beekeeping

July 26, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, local beekeeping is currently faced with a range of challenges, including adverse weather conditions and the rapid decline in bee numbers worldwide – which is a global concern seeing as bees pollinate crops that are produced for human consumption. The cheap price of low-quality imported honey is also […]