Category: Drinks

Dining Out, Drinks

5 alternatives so you don’t have to drink Starbucks … ever!

Apr 23, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

Dear coffee, we love you. There’s so much to poke fun of when it comes to coffee connoisseurs, but we’ll hold back because it seems South Africans are finally taking their blends very seriously … and we like it a lot! If, like us, you find yourself obsessed with the culture of cafés, here’s where you can drink […]

Drinks, Featured, Recipes

Cocktail of the month: Litchi Samba

Apr 22, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

This month we’re shaking up an exotic and exquisite cocktail made with fragrant, sweet litchi juice blended with an immense amount of coconut water and milk. The milky, frothy Litchi Samba is so delicious you’ll start having these bad boys instead of dessert on the regular!  READ MORE […]

Drinks

How do you like your coffee, brew?

Apr 21, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Worldwide coffee brewing has turned into a delicate art. As coffee culture increases, South Africans are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about coffee and the way in which they like to consume it. This has seen an uptake in alternative brewing methods at home but, how do […]

Drinks

Wine advice from one of SA’s top sommeliers, Wikus Human

Apr 13, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Ever feel intimidated by the restaurant Sommelier? You’re not alone. Wikus Human, Head Sommelier of Marble and Saint restaurants explains why you shouldn’t be, and how to make the best use of their knowledge, and palate. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. I’ve had a long-standing […]

Drinks, Entertainment

Steenberg pairs 10 top movies on Netflix with wine

Apr 10, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Streaming has become the go-to pastime during the lockdown to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. To help you browse your way through the never ending lists on your search of ‘what to watch’, Steenberg Vineyards have come up with 10 Netflix movie and wine […]

Drinks, Recipes

Boost your immune system with this triple berry smoothie

Apr 6, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

You won’t believe that a smoothie so delicious also supports your immune system and fights the flu. Packed with three different antioxidant-rich berries plus an orange for vitamin C and chia seeds for protein, this is all you need to fend off those nasty autumn colds.  Ingredients:  1 […]

Drinks, Recipes

How to make a Ginger Brave cocktail

Apr 2, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Are you going stir crazy? It’s time for a quarantini! READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Ginger Brave Ginger has been used to ease stomachs for centuries so if you’re feeling a little anxious and unsettled, try the below remedy using your favourite whisky. We’d recommend […]

Drinks, Featured

Let the party begin – our top pick of the top tipples

Mar 30, 2020, Author: Candice May

Joburg, like most of the drinking world, is in the midst of a ‘ginaissance’. But there are many types of gin, all based on the humble juniper berry, but each with their own different origins, style and flavour profiles. So how do you choose? We supped enough gin to consider ourselves as […]

Drinks

Greenall’s gin launches South Africa’s first virtual happy hour

Mar 27, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Not a lot of gin producers can claim to be THE first and original London Dry Gin, and host South Africa’s FIRST Virtual Happy Hour, but Greenall’s Gin and the Greenall’s Gin Ready to Drink serves are the exception to this. READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. With COVID-19 we cannot […]

Drinks

An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin is now available in SA

Mar 16, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Premium drinks company, Truman and Orange has added yet another stunning gin to their collection – An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin. READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. This unique drink has been produced on the Donegal Coast in Ireland and is made from a combination of five locally harvested […]