Category Archives: Food & Wine

Rosebank: vibrant, cosmopolitan and well-managed

  Neil Fraser who is a private consultant in the field of urban renewal, writes an amazing newsletter Citichat.  Sadly since he has left Johannesburg to take up life in Montagu, these newsletters are less frequent than they were.  Citichat is a Joint Venture with Urban Genesis Management an organization which works to  strengthen local [...]

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Illovo Junction- another Parks restaurant hub

We had guests who stayed last here last week who had dinner at one of the Parks new drinking-eateries – the Griffin in Illovo Junction, about 4 km from Liz at Lancaster at the top of Corlett Drive.   They said it was really fun – lots of young people, with a great vibe and atmosphere.  [...]

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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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