Category: Featured

Dining Out, Featured, Leratos Corner

A candid review … The ‘New’ Doppio Zero Sandton City

Feb 19, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Dining out on weekend mornings may be a Joburg institution, but too often the best brunch in the City of Gold gets messed up by substandard dishes, watered down cocktails and long lines (ugh!). But don’t despair, Joburgers: Doppio Zero in Sandton City recently reopened […]

Featured, Travel

Fall head over heels with the Mother City in 2020

Feb 18, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

It’s time to fall in love. It’s the month of romance after all. And what better way to honour those you hold dearest than with a mini vacay in the most beautiful city in the world and Africa’s number-one tourist destination? Forgive us Jozi, but Cape Town’s majestic mountainscapes and azure waters that make up the […]

Dining Out, Featured

The Giglio Boutique Hotel – a haute cuisine institution

Feb 17, 2020, Author: Candice May

Oh mon dieu! This French restaurant by chef Robert Baxa at the brand-new Giglio (pronounced ‘jee-leo’) Boutique Hotel in Bedfordview will make you go ‘ooh la la’. The Giglio dining experience begins before you reach the restaurant as you drive down an avenue of giant pin oak trees and the rush of the […]

Dining Out, Featured

Top splurge-worthy seafood at Pigalle Bedfordview

Feb 14, 2020, Author: Candice May

Out-of-this-world seafood is hard to come by in Joburg, but when it’s done well, it’s probably the most delicious thing you can put in your mouth. We spread the net wide and ate absolutely everything in the City of Gold so we could find the […]

Beauty, Featured

Beauty care products that you actually need!

Feb 13, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

You should have these beauty products on hand all the time – it’s non-negotiable! So, stop wasting your hard-earned cash on unnecessary products that don’t do the trick and instead opt for affordable cosmetics like these that aren’t useless.  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. Like we […]

Dining Out, Featured, People of Joburg

Chef of the Month: Charmaine Ramalope-Makhubela

Feb 13, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Born and bred Joburger, Charmaine Ramalope-Makhubela AKA GlamFoodie has made a name for herself in South Africa’s culinary scene as a food blogger and influencer. In 2019 she also ventured into mainstream media and (despite not having any formal chef training) placed second on SABC3’s reality cooking programme, The Taste Master SA. We sat […]

Dining Out, Featured

Qunu – For the perfect rendezvous

Feb 11, 2020, Author: Candice May

If every day is Valentine’s Day, we’re guessing you need some inspiration for your next date night. Planning to book a table for two for a hot date in the City of Gold? Qunu at The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa is the master of […]

Conferencing, Featured

Get a room! Private dining rooms for a get-together to remember

Feb 10, 2020, Author: Candice May

Planning a group dinner or special occasion? Then a restaurant with a private room is a necessity. Fortunately, Joburg’s restaurants with private rooms are nearly as varied as Joburg itself. With our handy roundup of the best private dining spaces, you should be able to find […]

Drinks, Featured

Cocktail of the Month: Strawberry Grapefruit Twirl

Feb 10, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

A good G&T is a fantastic cocktail most of the time, but the Strawberry Grapefruit Twirl with fresh strawberries and a grapefruit bowtie is the ultimate cocktail to celebrate Valentine’s Day … and the abundance of fresh strawberries that are around during summer!  Strawberry Grapefruit […]

Beauty, Featured

Wake up and make-up at Metropolitain Cosmetics

Feb 6, 2020, Author: Candice May

If you’re anything like us, you like long, romantic walks down the make-up aisle. And in that case, you’ll instantly fall in love with Metropolitain Cosmetics, where you’ll find a super-impressive range of imported make-up, skincare and fragrances. With stores in Sandton City, Hyde Park Corner […]