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FOOD STORIES
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Pear-fect Produce

Why the prickly pear is highly underrated  We here at the JAN Group love experimenting with new and exciting produce as part of our guest …

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JAN-WELLVILLE4

The Road to Wellville

What Wellness Looks Like In 2023 Every time we turn the page on a new year, we find ourselves knee-deep in a flood of predictions …

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Passport

Pots with passports

A GUIDE TO TRAVELLING THE WORLD FROM YOUR KITCHEN We’ve all been there, stuck at home while all your friends are off on their annual …

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Scott

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RESTAURANT JAN

AN INTERVIEW WITH JAN HEAD CHEF SCOTT ARMSTRONG As Restaurant JAN celebrates a decade in Nice’s Old Port district, it also embarks on a series …

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JAN-Fantastic Feast

Fantastic Feasts (And How to Nail Them)

MY GUIDE TO PUTTING ON YOUR BEST FESTIVE DINNER We’re there! No use being in denial a moment longer. Time to make those shopping lists, …

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JAN-Garnish Guru

Garnish Guru

MASTER THE COCKTAIL’S ULTIMATE FASHION ACCESSORY If cocktails were invited guests at a royal wedding, garnishes would be their fascinators – fashionable headdresses that add …

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NEWS STORIES
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JAN the Journal Volume 10

SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIER LUXURY FOOD AND LIFESTYLE PUBLICATION HITS ITS BIGGEST MILESTONE YET In this milestone issue marking five years of publication, JAN the Journal …

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JAN-Magic Maker

Magic Maker

A Tribute To Photographer Marguerite Oelofse By the time JAN the Journal’s first issue launched, the JAN aesthetic was already well established. Marked by a …

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Lauren

Introducing JAN Franschhoek

I’m thrilled to announce my latest culinary experience on home soil in partnership with La Motte The JAN family is growing with the opening of …

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Johann Botha Photographer

Let’s Get Fizzical

South Africa’s premier bubbly festival returns after a two-year hiatus It was only 50 years ago (a blink of an eye in the bubbly business) …

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Zenéy van der Walt

Reaching New Heights

A conversation with Zenéy van der Walt

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Sims Kubeka

Bon Voyage, Sims!

Masterchef SA Top 4 finalist Sims Kubeka is joining the JAN team for three months! sims kubeka Earlier this year I was lucky enough to …

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LIFESTYLE STORIES
JAN-WELLVILLE4

The Road to Wellville

What Wellness Looks Like In 2023 Every time we turn the page on a new year, we find ourselves knee-deep in a flood of predictions …

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JAN-Nice Street Fashion-1

Sustainable Style

SUSTAINABLE STYLE INSPIRATION FROM THE STREETS OF NICE  With every new year that sprouts, there seems to be a renewed zest to curate our personal …

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Scott

BEHIND THE SCENES AT RESTAURANT JAN

AN INTERVIEW WITH JAN HEAD CHEF SCOTT ARMSTRONG As Restaurant JAN celebrates a decade in Nice’s Old Port district, it also embarks on a series …

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JAN-Fantastic Feast

Fantastic Feasts (And How to Nail Them)

MY GUIDE TO PUTTING ON YOUR BEST FESTIVE DINNER We’re there! No use being in denial a moment longer. Time to make those shopping lists, …

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J10-The Celebration-2

My Naughty Forties

Musings for Getting Through My Forties (Relatively) Unscathed No matter what side of 40 you find yourself on, I don’t think it’s ever too late …

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The Best of Both Worlds

The Delicate Art of Having it All In the words of Bob Dylan, ​​”I contain multitudes”. I’ve always loved that line, something about it sums …

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TRAVEL STORIES
travel tips

Plane and Simple

travelTips and tricks from seasoned travellers The JAN team has been fortunate to experience a lot of exciting travel opportunities and world class destinations in …

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Golden Mile

A Fresh Look At Joburg’s Cultural Scene Compared to South Africa’s tourist hot spots, Johannesburg is admittedly all business at the top, but get to …

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JAN RSVP

JAN RSVP is here

What you need to know about my new series JAN RSVP After three beautiful seasons of JAN, I felt that we had captured my story… …

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Exploring the French market

Meet me at the market

Drawing inspiration from the bustling markets of Nice   ‘Variety is the spice of life’, don’t laugh, it’s true! Creatives gravitate towards change because it’s …

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Nice, A Lay of the Land

A Breakdown My Five Favourite Neighbourhoods In Nice

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Listening to nature

Listening to nature

How hand-selecting produce influences my menus  It’s no secret that I love visiting the local market to hand select my own produce for use at …

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STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE
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Feasting in Franschhoek

An interview with JAN Group Executive Chef Antro Davel  The opening of JAN Franschhoek marks an exciting new chapter for the JAN team, and is …

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JAN RSVP

JAN RSVP is here

What you need to know about my new series JAN RSVP After three beautiful seasons of JAN, I felt that we had captured my story… …

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Lauren Cary Klein JAN Golden Ticket

Journey to the Kalahari

FORMER GOLDEN TICKET WINNER LAUREN CARY DISCUSSES THE MAGIC OF THE KALAHARI EXPERIENCE Fans of JAN the Journal will be familiar with our Golden Ticket …

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Pearls of wisdom

An ode to the natural pearl   It’s no secret that I love vintage treasures and antique finds, there’s something about the quality of older …

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De Grendel Living life al fresco

Living life al fresco

The benefits of outdoor dining It’s hard for me to choose my all-time favourite spot in Nice, there are so many that I like to …

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Forage veldskoen

The thrill of the forage

An ode to the trials and tribulations of foraging Mankind has been foraging since the dawn of time, it’s an act that has informed our …

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