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Dining Out, Leratos Corner

A candid review … Shucked – An Oyster Bar

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Oysters are well-loved by seafood loving-folks, so it’s big news that a dedicated oyster bar has opened in Joburg. Owned and run by the same twin brother team as The Royale, Shucked – An Oyster Bar occupies the space that was once Warm & Glad […]

Featured, Night life

Poison of the Month: Mionetto Prosecco

Aug 13, 2019, Author: Candice May

Prosecco is rising to the top of the bubblies! A glass of bubbly elevates any occasion and Prosecco – the premium Italian variant – is leading the growth in the sparkling wine category worldwide for a number of reasons.  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Prosecco is delightfully easy-drinking: crisper, […]

Dining Out, Featured

When new doors open: Kranz Restaurant

Aug 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Float into the clouds with us as we step into the newly opened Kranz Restaurant  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. While sipping on a glass of the finest Cinsault from the Swartland and being mesmerised by a breath-taking view, it’s impossible not to fall head over heels in love with our […]

Featured, People of Joburg

Candice Philip: The female chef of the moment

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

At Grei, head chef Candice Philip brings elements of the unusual to your dining experience. Whether you’re looking for one of the best tasting menus in Joburg or simply a high-class spot to celebrate a special occasion, she has you covered for a candlelit dinner […]

Featured, Shopping

Cresta Shopping Centre: A place for all and all in one place

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

One thing that is always so important – and usually quite challenging – about a trip to the local mall is finding something to excite the whole family; young, old and everyone in-between. At Cresta Shopping Centre this is no problem at all.   READ MORE […]

Food, Shopping

The limited-edition Twix White lands in SA

Jul 11, 2019, Author: Candice May

Twix lovers, you’re in for a real treat! Mars Confectionary has introduced a new limited-edition variant of its favourite Twix biscuit bar, Twix White, in South Africa for the first time. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. The decadent Twix White features the classic crunchy shortbread […]

Drinks

Cognac and chocolate? Yes please!

Jul 5, 2019, Author: Candice May

Cognac just feels right on a cold evening, don’t you think? Rich, spicy, woodsy, flowery and utterly luxuriant, there’s something ineffably wintry about it. Sipping cognac as a digestif with dessert is an indulgent way to keep a great meal going in winter. If a cheese board is more […]

Drinks, Night life

Tequila to wake the living … mezcal to wake the dead!

Jul 5, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Artisanally-produced Montelobos is an unaged mezcal Joven crafted from carefully cultivated, organic agave espadín (the most common agave type for mezcal) that are slow-roasted and small batch-distilled to achieve a perfect balance of sweetness, wood and subtle smoke.   READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Where tequila is light, sweet and delicate, mezcal is […]

Drinks

Try our new favourite vodka pairing this winter

Jul 2, 2019, Author: Candice May

Come winter, many drinkers switch to brown spirits. That’s a mistake though – vodka is a great liquor to drink in the winter. Grab a 250g steak, sear it and serve it rare with ice-cold vodka for a meal that all your man friends will […]

Drinks

‘Tis the season for a rugged wine pairing

Jun 28, 2019, Author: Candice May

Vrede en Lust Lady J Syrah 2012 is one of our favourite winter wines. Best described as showing clean fruit, ripe cherries, plums and white pepper on the nose, this appealing shiraz is a wine that’s the perfect example of how fruit from two different terroirs can harmonise to […]