Category Archives: Food & Wine

Elephant corner is full of surprises: the Bolton Road Collection

Goodman Gallery and the so-called Jan Smuts Art Strip The doyen of contemporary South African art in Johannesburg is the Goodman Gallery.  Started by Linda Givon in 1966 it provided a stable for critically informed , contemporary artists in a time  of Apartheid repression and then cultural isolation.  The Gallery was bought by Lisa Essers […]

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Welcome to the ‘hood’ with make-overs for Dolci and Casalotti’s

Dolci Café We have some excellent restaurants in Craighall Park such as Cnr Cafe a couple of blocks from Liz at Lancaster and Giles the favourite spot to meet for after-work drinks.  However 2 which are Craighall Park favourites are currently undergoing  a revamp. Dolci is a small café and bistro in Clarence Ave at […]

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Chinese New Year in Jozi 28th, 29th Jan & 4th Feb 2017

Chinese New Year 2017?    For many who don’t know the history and context of Chinese New Year it seems to be a never-ending movable feast of celebrations taking place over several week-ends. In 2017 Chinese New Year falls on 29th January and festivities will be held at the Nan Hua Buddhist temple in Bronkorstpruit on […]

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UberEATS – Guesthouse value-added services

UberEATS! We Work Too Hard at Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse Due to pressure of work and people on leave here at Liz at Lancaster’s Guesthouse a much anticipated staff celebration of birthdays, staff thank you’s (2016 Lizella top 4 Star Guesthouse  award again!) and general chill out with takeaways and maybe beer but most likely […]

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Fabulous food at The Leopard in Melville

The Leopard in Melville   Some time ago I was lucky enough to have a meal at The Leopard in Melville. Many years back Andrea Burgener was a Fine Arts student at Wits when I taught History of Art there,  so I know her creative leanings and talents well.   On leaving Wits she wanted a […]

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