In2Fresh Produce? Visit the Modderfontein Farmers’ Market

I have been to Modderfontein several times, especially to the Nature Reserve which has some great hiking and bike trails and a really great restaurant. It makes for a perfect day away from the city’s madness and its just 15mins from my house! However, it was only this weekend that I came across the cutest little farmers’ market, that takes place only once a month … Continue reading In2Fresh Produce? Visit the Modderfontein Farmers’ Market

Joburg Weekend Markets’ Extravaganza

(I have written about these local markets in separate posts before, which can be found here and here. But a comprehensive roundup appeared in the More Than Food magazine this week. Adding a short excerpt here). With the weekend comes the hard choice of deciding which of the weekly markets to visit. With more than a dozen different ones, we in Joburg are spoilt for … Continue reading Joburg Weekend Markets’ Extravaganza

Abysinia – Where Ethiopia Meets South Africa

Ethiopian food is not new to Joburg. There are a fair number of Ethiopian eateries in the inner city along with an entire market in the CBD that caters to these restaurants as well as to the Ethiopians living in Joburg. The first time i tries any Ethiopian food was at the Little Addis stall (they now have a little restaurant in Maboneng), at the Market … Continue reading Abysinia – Where Ethiopia Meets South Africa

Where to eat in Maboneng

Just like Braamfontein, Maboneng, an urban neighbourhood located on the east of the Joburg CBD, is home to some of the hippest cafes, restaurants and design studios.On any given day, and especially over the weekends, the area is abuzz with people from all over Jozi who come to soak in the vibe and try some of the eclectic food that the precinct has to offer. Arts … Continue reading Where to eat in Maboneng