Post Tagged with: "honest review"

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 […]

Leratos Corner

A candid review … Che Argentine Grill

Dec 13, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

We’re mad about meat, so we know that Joburg is home to some of the best steakhouses and grills in the country whether we’re after a 1kg tomahawk ribeye or Argentinian asado. A few weeks ago, we wanted savour sirloin, chateaubriand, fillet steak and beyond somewhere new and decided to go to Che Argentine Grill in […]

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 […]

Dining Out, Featured, Leratos Corner

A candid review … Ba-Pita

Jun 27, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

If you’re a Gen X born and bred in Joburg, you’ve heard of Ba-Pita, the Middle Eastern takeaway joint that used to exist on Rockey Street in Yeoville. If you worked as a journalist, artist or musician in the late 80s or early 90s, you probably even ate […]

Arts and Culture

Who’s the puppet? Conrad Koch’s Puppet Guy is back

May 7, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Conrad Koch’s Puppet Guy is back from down under for the SA leg of his show that runs until May 27th. If the Australian and Canadian reviews are anything to go by, it should be a great run. HJ took our seats for his debut […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Lupa Osteria

Apr 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

I don’t know about you, but when temperatures start to drop, all I can think about are delicious, carby foods. Y’know – pasta, pizza, all that jazz! I don’t often treat myself to Italian food, but when I do, it better be good. After recently […]

Arts and Culture, Entertainment

True review: Agatha Christie’s THE MOUSETRAP

Apr 3, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Here at HJ we love a front seat to a classic show, so we made a point to see Agatha Christie’s murder mystery great, THE MOUSETRAP as it wrapped after a successful run at The Pieter Torien theatre last month. READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Set […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Franco’s Pizzeria

Mar 15, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

From crusty wood-fired pizzas and hearty plates of pasta to finely crafted specialities, it’s said that you’ll never go hangry at Franco’s Pizzeria in Parkview. The old-school pizzeria is known to be one of Joburg’s most splendido Italian spots, but does it really live up to its […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Nice on 4th

Feb 20, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Breakfast in Jozi is a happy affair on Parkhurst’s perennially lively 4th Avenue. But there’s one particularly bright and breezy restaurant serving freshly-baked croissants, stacks of crumpets and oh-so-original ‘egg baskets’ that’s always packed with Joburgers looking for some serious a.m. fuel – Nice on 4th. […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

An honest review … Tortellino D’Oro

Jan 18, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Whether you’re wanting to take a pasta-loving date to one of Joburg’s most romantic restaurants or are craving authentic Neapolitan style pizza where the owners have done their homework, there’s one restaurant that always comes to mind: Tortellino D’Oro in Oaklands. But does this 22-year-old trattoria still […]