Tag Archives: Eating out in Jozi

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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Illovo Junction- another Parks restaurant hub

Illovo Junction becoming a little restaurant hub The Griffin gastro pub 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 […]

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A new kid on the block: Parkhurst Square’s clock tower is set to become a landmark

Parkhurst Square opens 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 […]

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Now this is a win: a cheese ‘factory’ in the same street as Liz at Lancaster

Pepé Charlot’s goat’s cheese A cheese maker on Liz at Lancaster‘s doorstep … literally in the same street , one block away, and I never knew about it. Am  off there this week. And seems he supplies no lesser luminary retailers than Thrupps Organic Village Market in Bryanston Neighbourhoods in Braamfontien  and our great neighbourhood […]

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Concert on the Deck at Gingko 25th Feb

Concert on the Deck – Love, Life & Opera– Sat 25th February 2012 15h00 – 17h30 From Gingko’s newsletter: With February being the month of love, we thought we’d put together a programme that would celebrate some of the world’s greatest love songs. Michèle Corbin (soprano) and Donato Somma (tenor) will perform a wonderful selection […]

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