Category: Featured

Competitions, Featured

WIN a two-night midweek stay at The Lofts Boutique Hotel in Knysna!

Aug 4, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

We’re giving away a two-night midweek stay on a bed and breakfast basis for a couple sharing at The Lofts Boutique Hotel in Knysna. The prize will be valid for eight months from date of issue, excluding school holidays. Exclusive offer  The luxurious four-star Lofts […]

Beauty, Featured, Our Top 5

Editor’s pick: Our top 5 hair oils and shine sprays for winter

Aug 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

Whether it’s daily heat styling or slacking on split-end trims, we all have a vice when it comes to keeping our hair in tip-top condition. And with the arrival of winter, hair becomes more vulnerable to unwanted dryness and brittleness. While greasy hair isn’t glamorous, […]

Drinks, Featured, Recipes

Fabulous recipes from FAT bastard’s foodie friends

Jul 23, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

The recently released FAT bastard Chardonnay 2019 is not only delicious – rich and round, fruit driven and food friendly – it is also extremely well priced and a worthy successor to the 2018 vintage which top scored at’s Best Value Chardonnay Tasting last […]

Featured, Home and Decor, Shopping

Heaven scent: Our favourite candles and diffusers for your whiff enjoyment

Jul 20, 2020, Author: Candice May

As we tuck away indoors, a scented candle or reed diffuser’s warm aroma can be both meditative and escapist. Even though you’re city-bound, the best of the bunch can transport you to a tropical island or lush orange garden. If cold temperatures and grey days […]

Beauty, Featured

Editor’s pick: Clean, plant-based beauty brands that deliver mega results

Jul 17, 2020, Author: Candice May

The need to treat each other and the planet with kindness is now. It’s time to consider a beauty routine detox: Whether you’re a full-on green queen or just looking to make one cleaner swap, discover these natural skin, body and haircare brands that leave […]

Featured, Food

Gravity Café is baking the world a better place

Jul 13, 2020, Author: Candice May

Fresh, soft, warm bread. Eat it, smell it, roll around on huge piles of it. You’ll want to spend half of your monthly salary at Gravity Café. From warm bread rolls and plaited loaves to hot buns, this Linden coffee shop will drop delicious freshly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]