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Freshly plated – Joburg restaurant news, June 2017

In this week’s Pocket blog top Gauteng fine dining restaurant Mosaic clocks up more international accolades, The Bannister Hotel launches its new Saturday brunch and Satyagraha House teams up with luxury tea brand Yswara to present its own bespoke tea.

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Joburg restaurants: New on the block in June 2017 – part 2

Following on from our most recent June updates on new restaurant arrivals in Sandton, Westcliff, Craighall and Rosebank, here’s even more exciting restaurant news to keep you busy this month.

Five cool downtown Joburg spots

Behind the scenes of the many exciting neighbourhood regeneration projects across downtown Joburg is the handiwork of the Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA). Here’s our pick of five cool neighbourhoods. 

Joburg restaurants: New on the block in June 2017

Following on from our updates on new restaurant arrivals in Parkview, Melville, Milpark and Maboneng last week here’s more restaurant news to keep you busy in June.  

My Soweto: Andile Bhala

Born and raised in Soweto Andile Bhala, known as ‘the man with the red bag’, is a self-taught documentary and street photographer. He made it his quest to ride his bike 150km around Soweto in search of 150 great photos. 

Joburg restaurants: New on the Block May 2017

Joburg’s restaurant scene is forever changing making it difficult for most to keep up to date. That’s our job. As winter sets in here’s our roundup of the city’s newest hotspots to watch in Parkview, Melville, Milpark and Maboneng.

Blogs We Like: Francesca Lynagh for Urban Travel Blog

British freelance journalist Francesca Lynagh has put together a guide to how to spend a weekend in our favourite city for Urban Travel Blog. In it she gave a shout out to Johannesburg In Your Pocket as an essential place to

Photographer of the Week: Justin Lee

This Johannesburg based photographer is one of our favourites. Check out Justin Lee’s instagram feed to see his take on Johannesburg nightlife and cityscapes and many other interesting spots across South Africa.

A Guide to Johannesburg’s Best Markets

Any day of the week is market day in Johannesburg. Here you’ll find great food, the widest variety of crafted goods, antique bric-a-brac, vintage clothing and must-have souvenirs. Johannesburg markets have it all.