Author Archives: Candice May

Drinks

The sexiest food-and-wine pairings

February 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Are you and that special someone thinking of staying in on Valentine’s Day this year? Not only will that be refreshing – you’ll also skip the pressure to pick the perfect restaurant, scrambling to get a reservation and paying an arm and a leg to […]

Leisure Activities

A fabulously unconventional Valentine’s Day (AKA not dinner and rose)

February 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

February 14 might as well be called national cliché day. After a while, the predictable bouquets of roses, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and overpriced romantic dinners start to lose their Valentine’s Day appeal. This year, skip splurging on the same boring gifts and a probably […]

Conferencing

Local incentive travel destinations

February 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Whether it’s meeting the golden gaze of a lion deep in the African wilderness, strolling along the white sands of the azure Indian Ocean Islands or riding vintage motorcycles through the picturesque Cape Winelands, there’s no shortage of incredible incentive travel destinations in Africa. But […]

Dining Out, Our Top 5

Our top 5 reasons to dine at Epicure by Chef Coco

February 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, Joburg is loaded with restaurants dishing out delicious food from all over Africa. Whether you’re looking for a modern take on the country’s traditional cuisine, some East African injera bread to scoop up nubs of meat or a fragrant North African tagine, you’ll be […]

Beauty

Stylash: raising the arch for ab-fab lashes and brows

February 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

Thanks to the likes of the Kardashian clan, having voluminous lashes and statement eyebrows has become kind of a big deal. Stylash, a beauty bar that’s just opened inside Flow Hair Designs salon at The MARC is quickly raising the bar (or arch?) for ab-fab lashes, brows and beyond – not to […]

Drinks

How to make a Woodford Old Fashioned

February 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, Woodford Reserve has quickly developed into the highly acclaimed award-winning brand, bearing testament to the care that goes into each bottle. Woodford is particularly suited to the Old Fashioned, a classic American Bourbon Whiskey cocktail steeped in history. The recipe was said to […]

Accommodation, Dining Out

Perfect wine and dinner pairings at the Palazzo

February 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

“Wine is the only artwork you can drink.” Luis Fernando Olaverri The pairing of food and wine takes centre stage at The Palazzo at Montecasino for one elegant, exclusive event each month as a selection of fine wines from a leading wine estate are paired […]

Dining Out

Try the new Pizza Lite at Piza e Vino

February 1, 2019, Author: Candice May

Summer is here and Piza e Vino is celebrating the launch of their brand new summer menu. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. In the spirit of healthy summer living they have introduced a delicious Pizza Lite category for the health and calorie conscious. The restaurants executive chef, Filip Vucetic, has worked closely with Pippa Mullins from MME Dietitians […]

Dining Out, Our Top 5

Sip your way through our top 5 wine bars

February 1, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, there’s no denying that the bar-studded city of Jozi is a hub for boozing with its plethora of cocktail clubs and dive bars. But the City of Gold is also home to many top-notch wine dens that are bringing the humble grape to […]

Health

Learning how to love my gut at Health Works Hyde Park

January 29, 2019, Author: Candice May

I’m sometimes (okay, most of the time) busier than I know how to handle, which is why I’m super-dedicated to keeping my body as healthy as possible – and for me, this starts in my gut. For a long time, I’ve followed all the basic gut-health […]