Pooh Bear had his honey pot, but Liz’s search for the perfect honey has been far more complicated. Several years ago at a farm stall whose location, let alone its name, I have long since forgotten, I found some special honey. What really caught my eye – apart from the fact that it was Blue-gum [...]
Boekehuis has been an institution in Jozi in terms of providing a public space allowing for informed, engaged and intelligent public debate. It is a sad inditement that the holding company, the large profitable corporate Media 24, seemed to look only at the bottom of line of profit, rather than seeing Boekehuis and what it offered in [...]
The nationwide winners of the 2011 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards were announced last night. Congratulations to 3 restaurants in the Parks Region who scooped awards. -
Best steakhouse countrywide: The Local Grill Parktown North
The City Press ViP Sunday Breakfast Award: The Salvation Cafe 44 Stanley Ave
no 7 in Best Restaurants nationwide [...]
South Africa’s public figures and political area has always been a rich source for Zapiro’s biting satire and the events of 2011 have been no exception. This year’s Zapiro, The Last Sushi, will be on sale at Exclusive Books Hyde Park on Tuesday November 16th. Zapiro will present his cartoons and give a talk entitled: Secrecy Bills, [...]
Tuesday 27th: Moeletsi Mbeki in conversation with Max du Preez
Wednesday 28th: Gareth Crocker and Eugene Cussons in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams,
Thursday 29th: Super sleuth Piet Byleveld in conversation with Jenny Crwys-Williams
Friday 30th: Dr Jonathan Jansen in conversation with Kieno Kammies.
Tickets can be booked through Strictly Tickets.
In 2008 Managing Diretctor and developer Jonathan Liebmann purchased the old DF Corlett Construction offices and warehouses and worked with architect Enrico Daffonchio on converting them into the space that is now Arts on Main – a mix of galleries, [Goodman Gallery, David Krut, Seipel, Goethe Institut] private artist studios, [Kentridge, Leiberman, amongst others] advertising [...]
Jenny Hobbs co-founder of the Franschhoek Literary Festival and author of at least 8 books will be talling about here new book Kitchen Boy at the Morningside branch of the Exlcusive Books at 11 am on Tuesday 12th. You can have a day of book launches as in the evening Mandy Wiener will talk to David O’Sullivan [...]
A far cry from the current frentic and frenzied Christmas mall culture , there are 3 great escape eateries a stone’s throw from Liz at Lancaster. I escaped my own breakfast duties here at the guest house yesterday and had breakfast with a friend in a local lekker little gem of a place: great food well presented, wonderful [...]
70 Juta Street in Braamfontien opened in early November. A new, super-trendy hub of restaurants and retail spots it showcases South African design talents across the board – from fashion, to flowers, to fine art. It’s playing home to designers as weel as “Co-Op” Gallery space, shared with What if the World and Post restaurant [...]