Category Archives: Food & Wine

A new kid on the block: Parkhurst Square’s clock tower is set to become a landmark

  The new Parkhurst Square has opened.  Designed by Sheldon Bakos of Integrale Architects, it is set to revitalize the northern end of 4th Ave.  Although it is a three storey building which is a little out of keeping with the single storey converted houses along the rest of the street, the building is aesthetically [...]

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New bistro at the ‘Steakhouse corner’ in Parktown North

      I find Joburgers amazing – somehow they have an invisible communication system when it comes to trendy new places to meet and mingle. There are some restaurants which are packed from day one – no gradual building up of business and growing through word of mouth. No, … these restaurants open their [...]

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Take time out at 44 Stanley

            Looking forward to this exhibition of Gunther Herbst’s work at Arts on Paper, 44 Stanley Ave. Opening on 11th August at 2 pm  ‘The Man who Wasn’t There’ runs until 1st September and will show a range of  Herbst latest work where Bauhaus meets de Stijl meets Pop Art.  [...]

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New addition to Craighall Park’s cafe scene

Warm and Glad has opened around the corner from Liz at Lancaster Guest house.  As its name suggests, its a welcoming coffee shop with interesting pics on the walls, nice reading  material and good coffee. At Alban’s Square, 357 Jan Smuts Avenue, Craighall Park http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/coffee%20shop%20/%20cafe/warm_and_glad_in_jhb/102760 by

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Now this is a win: a cheese ‘factory’ in the same street as Liz at Lancaster

A cheese maker on Liz at Lancaster’s doorstep … literally in the same street , one block away, and I never knew about it. Am off there this week. And seems he supplies no lesser luminary retailers than Thrupps, Organic Village Market in Bryanston, Nieghbourhoods in Braamfontien, and our great neighbourhood restaurant Cnr Cafe http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/shops/damn_fine_cheese_in_jozi!/99781 [...]

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