eat & drink

Four scenic places to enjoy sundowners in Joburg

If you’re looking for the perfect locale in bustling Johannesburg to savour sundowners this spring and summer, then you’re in luck, as the city offers something for everyone. Below are four places to enjoy sundowners in Joburg.

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Westcliff

Picture refreshing cocktails against a stunning backdrop of Johannesburg at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, as various DJs set the mood with the Flames Sundowner Sessions. These will take place until the end of summer in 2018 from 5.30pm, weather permitting. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. Lounge reservations are not required.

The Living Room, Maboneng

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Four scenic places to enjoy sundowners in Joburg

Take a tour of Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery

South Africa is home to the continent’s only commercial whisky distillery, the James Sedgwick Distillery in the Western Cape. The home of Three Ships Whisky and Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, which have won international awards, the distillery is open to the public, who can experience the art behind beautifully crafted whisky on African shores.

Nestled in the picturesque Boland town of Wellington, an hour’s drive from Cape Town’s city centre, newbies and connoisseurs alike can indulge in a one-of-a-kind experience that includes tasting a few whiskies.

Tastings and tours are usually limited to 10 people, but during the festive season, 20 may do a tour. On arrival,…
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Take a tour of Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery

African foodie Instagrammers to follow

One of Africa’s treasures is its diversity of people, cultures and traditions. This is clearly reflected in our diverse cuisine. From the Cape Malay flavours of Cape Town’s Bo-Kaap, to the fresh and citrusy flavours of coastal Kenya, Africa is a melting pot of some of the world’s best dishes.

In celebration of Heritage Month, follow these foodies who proudly share the unique flavours of their regions with the world on Instagram:

Aftrad Village Kitchen

Joana Yeboah-Acheampong of Aftrad Village Kitchen shared traditional Ghanaian recipes and the process involved in making them through her live streams.

African foodie Instagrammers to follow

Season 3 of Siba’s Table is set to be a feast

Siba Mtongana has not only captured the hearts of South Africans, becoming a household name since season one of Siba’s Table, but has also gone on to inspire delicious cooking around the world that is – as the term the award-winning South African chef is famous for – simply, “va-va-voom!”

From classic recipes she’s effortlessly redefined into modern staples to unique dishes, Mtongana has conquered the Food Network, both locally and abroad. The first two seasons are among the highest-rating programmes on Food Network SA, and were the first South African programmes to be broadcast on the US Cooking Channel. She returns to our screens…
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Season 3 of Siba’s Table is set to be a feast

Journey with Veuve Clicquot’s Limited Edition Magnetic Arrow

Always one step ahead, Veuve Clicquot launches its latest limited edition just in time for Spring – the Clicquot Magnetic Arrow – the newest addition to its sought-after Journey collection.

The Clicquot Magnetic Arrow retraces Madame Clicquot’s steps to six iconic destinations around the globe, which happen to also be some of the world’s most-loved cities, including Paris, New York, Sydney, Tokyo, Milan and London.

It’s a chic accessory for your fridge and a happy reminder of your favourite city or perhaps the next destination to cross off your travel bucket-list. Each bottle…
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Journey with Veuve Clicquot’s Limited Edition Magnetic Arrow

Belly of the Beast: An eatery that turns the tables

Picture an eatery nestled in the heart of Cape Town that only serves dishes made up of seasonal, locally sourced produce and where the menu – which will offer no menu options or set number of courses – changes every day to the excitement of only 20 patrons. This is the vision of Neil Swart and his business partner, Anouchka Horn of the famed Arugula Bistro in Welgemoed. The pair are set to revitalise the Capetonian dining experience through Belly of the Beast.

With the location soon to be revealed, it will be a nose-to-tail eatery that will ensure that every part of the…
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Belly of the Beast: An eatery that turns the tables