Category Places

Razor Charlie

Razor Charlie is serving up Latin American street food, tequila and a whole lot of fun in the heart of Kramerville, Sandton. The new eatery has an outdoor cafe approach with touches of South American style and iconography. Razor Charlie takes over a spot in the same space that holds much loved Joburg gems like Amatuli,... Continue reading

La Boqueria

Looking for somewhere impressive to take your friends from out of town, potential in-laws or just your bestie? La Boqueria, a staggeringly beautiful Spanish restaurant with touches of global cuisine on the menu and a damn clever wine list, is the spot!  Make your reservation sooner rather later and soak in the friendly atmosphere at... Continue reading


Bolton Road Collection is an elegant, new(ish) restaurant and bar along Rosebank's vibrant art strip. The regeneration on the corner of Jan Smuts and Bolton together with Keyes Art Mile further north in Rosebank, is pretty exciting. The joint has beautiful decor, it's a huge airy space that has some intimate corners and nooks. A... Continue reading


Maverick and Jane make gourmet popcorn and slushies so good that they may have started South Africa's next gastronomic food trend. Taking the humble snack to artisanal heights with interesting flavours, the local brand brings a popcorn experience that's a first in the country. As someone who only reaches for the salt shaker and ignores flavoured powders,... Continue reading

Elemental Café

Elemental Café makes the kind of vegetarian and vegan food that will leave the most bacon obsessed of meat lovers impressed and satisified. A friend of mine suggested it recently and it's become one of my go-to neighbourhood spots. Elemental Café has a huge offering on its menu, including breakfast, lunch and snacks for in... Continue reading


Being a blogger means you need to be up to date and go to newly opened places, right? Well technically yes. But sometimes I run behind. Going to The Grove Green Café was one of those times and I really wished I gone in when the café first opened. Quite simply because I’ve missed out… Continue reading

Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream Empire

Talk about a success story.   Paul’s Homemade Ice Cream is officially opened their second store this Sunday in The Zone, Rosebank. The store has been trading since mid December. You may have heard Paul’s story a few times, but if not here’s a quick recap. Or the quickest recap I can make of a… Continue reading

Cape Town Travels

It’s the last day on my holiday and I’m looking back on my incredible trip to Cape Town last December. My brother got married in a beautiful ceremony at Kirstenbosch Gardens Manor House, more on that in a future post, but it was a great excuse for a family getaway! Here are some of my highlights… Continue reading

ace + pearl

    With face brick walls stacked with wine bottles and minimalist interior details, fine wine bar ace + pearl is welcoming and a much needed hotspot in Johannesburg. Since it’s opening earlier this year, ace + pearl has been bringing in small batch, high quality South African wines and other artisinal tipples that aren’t… Continue reading


  I recently went to free food, a café with a simple philosophy; feed all and harm none. All food served or available in the deli selection, is gluten and wheat free, dairy, sugar and preservative free, and ‘animal’ free- or vegan. One thing it isn’t, is fun free. Located just off of Corlett Drive, the… Continue reading