I have 2 ‘foodie’ guests who come across from Pretoria to sample Jozi’s best restaurants. They have been so knocked out by D-W 11-13, voted in the top 20 restaurants in South Africa, that they came back for more last week. As the restaurant is just around the corner in the Dunkeld West shopping centre [...]
Since November 2010 the coffee shop at the Apartheid Museum has been re-opened. Even better news is that it is run by Mrs D’Angeli, who together with her son Dario ran Yum in Greenside for a number of years. With an interesting and varied menu, the coffee shop is accessible even to those who are not [...]
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 [...]
New place to hang out in Greenside Joburg: oDD café “a new design, art, café culture, coffee and Mediterranean taste sensation”. See http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/restaurants/greenside_gone_odd/56187
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 [...]
I have blogged on Fordsburg restaurants before . See http://lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/eating-out-in-joburg-indian-and-chinese but here the Fifty Newsletter no 38 gives more info.
This week’s pick: Fordsburg, little AsiaGenre: Sensory overloadWhat: Fordsburg is home away from home for many Asians – the cultural mix says it all. What makes Fordsburg an experience, for even those who frequent her [...]
Congratulations to Greig Walker of Cnr. Cafe, our favourite local restaurant 3 blocks from Liz at Lancaster. Cnr. Cafe has just won the Best Neighbourhood Restaurant in the 2010 Leisure Options of Joburg reader’s Choice awards. Well deserved. The Best of Joburg Winners will be included inside next week’s November issue of Get It magazine.
An excellent owner run family Italian restaurant. Great value for money and has always been a firm favourite for a good well-priced Italian meal. Try it. See http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/49604
Now in its eighth year, The FNB Whisky Live Festival has grown into the largest whisky and lifestyle event of its kind, attracting more visitors and brands than any other whisky festival globally. According to the Scotch Whisky Association, South Africa is the fifth largest Scotch market by volume in the world. Last year’s FNB [...]