Author Archives: Candice May

Dining Out, Featured, Our Top 5

Ease the winter blues: Our top comfort food spots for takeout and delivery

Jul 10, 2020, Author: Candice May

Cold and hungry? When we’re looking for a meal that reminds us of our childhood or to feel at ease while still having great but inexpensive fare, we order takeout or delivery from one of our stomping grounds for comfort food in Joburg. From bowls […]

Dining Out, Featured, Our Top 5

Our top 5 foodie innovations for this month

Jul 9, 2020, Author: Candice May

This pandemic is illustrating the ability of our local restaurants and bars to innovate and find new business avenues as they shift their entire sales models overnight. From restaurants deconstructing their favourite dishes and packaging the ingredients with instructions, to bars delivering pre-mixed cocktails direct to your door, these are […]

Drinks, Recipes

Cocktail of the Month: Espresso martini … with a winter twist

Jul 9, 2020, Author: Candice May

This month, we’re remixing the classic coffee cocktail that combines the pick-me-up powers of coffee and the cool-you-out properties of booze. Even though we’re still in lockdown, there are cocktails to be drunk and plenty of good times to be had over these espresso martins […]

Dining Out, Featured

Where to order takeout and delivery for the family

Jul 8, 2020, Author: Candice May

You might not be able to pop out for a bite at one of Joburg’s family restaurants, but don’t despair: Some of the best restaurants for a family-friendly feast will deliver food you and the kids will love right to your door. Here are our top three restaurants offering […]

Fashion, Shopping

In the spotlight: Xan Fraser from BENA Woman

Jul 7, 2020, Author: Candice May

BENA Woman is our latest shopping obsession. This online store was started six years by Xan Fraser, whose dream is to bring back classic sleep, lounge and daywear. The name comes from Xan’s first-born daughter’s nickname, Sienna-Benna. Here, we chat to Xan about the inspiration behind the  pyjama sets, the BENA Woman must-have […]

Recipes

Try these classic truffles for World Chocolate Day

Jul 7, 2020, Author: Candice May

Hip hip hooray, Hello Joburgers! Roodeberg is celebrating World Chocolate Day on 7 July 2020 with easy-to-make truffles that accentuate its masterly crafted blends. From the Classic Red, the formidable Reserve and commemorative Roodeberg 1949, to the enchanting Rosé, you will find your perfect match with […]

Drinks, Featured, Recipes

Non-alcoholic bubbly cocktails you can make in minutes

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

Add some sparkle to your next lockdown house party with these tasty cocktail recipes made with Robertson Winery’s Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wines. From a grapefruit and rosemary sparkle to orange and thyme mimosas, we have a drink for every occasion.  READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. […]

Beauty, Featured, Our Top 5

Where to treat yourself to an indulgent temple of self-care this July

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

We know why you’re here: You’re looking to relax and get pampered at a top-notch beauty salon. Joburg offers all kinds, and we’ve gotten scrubbed and rubbed all across the City of Gold to bring you our selection of primping palaces that will have you […]

Entertainment, Featured

Our top 5 documentaries to watch on Netflix tonight

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

Finished Tiger King? Don’t worry, all you cool cats and kittens – there’s plenty more documentaries on Netflix to get comfortable with. From food and music festivals to history and true crime, there are dozens upon dozens of hours of new stories for you to […]

Dining Out, Featured, Our Top 5

5 bucket list-worthy delivery restaurants

Jul 1, 2020, Author: Candice May

Joburg is full of restaurants serving food so good that it brings tears to our eyes. Just when you feel like you’ve ordered the best takeout and delivery the city has to offer, a whole new crop of restaurants join in, with incredible flavour combinations […]