Monthly Archives: January 2010

Eating out in Joburg: Afro-fusion

African style food in Joburg Ethiopian food One of my favourite restaurants is  Little Addis  in Maboneng. Delicious platters of a selection of traditional Ethiopian dishes are served with injera (soft spongy what ‘bread’) which functions as knife, fork and spoon.  280 Fox St +27 82 683 8675; www.littleaddis.co.za Open 12.30 to 21.00 except Sunday evenings […]

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Joburg’s best …. places to buy African artefacts

Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse suggestions for buying local art and craft My favourites are Art Africa for clever, creative contemporary items and Kim Sacks Gallery for contemporary porcelain and pottery and finely crafted more traditional objects : Art Africa 62 Tyrone Avenue, Parkview 011 486 2052 Mondays to Fridays 9am to 6pm Saturdays 9am-4pm Vibrant colour […]

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Kisses and Hisses for local restaurants

Restaurants close to Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Guesthouses and nearby restaurants have an obvious synergy. So I try to keep up with the changing face of the local restaurant landscape. I like to refer my guests to good local eateries and don’t expect anything in return –  just want my guests to have a great meal […]

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Value-added service at Liz at Lancaster: Some guest comments

Guest Reviews of Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse I have stayed in a range of hotels across the world. In fact, I work for a very prominent hotel in New York City. The service that I received at Liz at Lancaster was a breath of fresh air. Congratulations, and thank you. Alana Washington 28/12/09 I can not think […]

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Joburg’s fan fests or fan parks for 2010 World Cup

Where will the Joburg Fan Parks be for the 2010 Soccer World Cup? The following information comes directly from www.joburg.org.za The official FIFA-endorsed World Cup fan park has been earmarked for Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, but Joburg has identified a spot in the north and one in the south for similar ventures. For those […]

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