What Is OneCart? 

OneCart aims to be the country's most trusted, fast-moving consumer goods market place, offering customers a virtual mall experience. You don't need to leave the comfort of your home to do your grocery shopping, OneCart has got you covered.

OneCart aims to:

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OneCart Stores Near You

OneCart's personal shoppers shop at multiple stores for your groceries and supplies. Available stores depend on your area and include these and many more:

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How Does OneCart Work? 

  1. Visit onecart.co.za online or download the app, enter your address or area then OneCart will show you all your favourite stores available in your area. They operate from 22 malls around the city.
  2. Shop and search items easily from any of their well-known stores or create shopping lists for faster checkout. You can even "Shop by recipe" for some dinner inspiration, and add all the products to your cart with one tap!
  3. Pay for your items securely using their 3D-secure payment process with your card, or via the instant EFT option.
  4. OneCart will let you know when your shopping has started via SMS or in-app notification, when it is complete and when their driver is on the way to deliver your groceries. It's as easy as that.

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Download The App Now

Interested in using OneCart to assist with your grocery shopping? Download the app to your phone now.

When Do They Deliver? 

OneCart delivers your groceries during the following times, everyday of the week:

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For More Information

For more information about OneCart and their service, visit www.onecart.co.za.

You can also contact them on 087 701 6725 between 09:00 – 18:00, or on [email protected] for general enquiries or [email protected] for help with orders.

Also, follow and like them on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with the latest news and offers.

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Rosebank is a shopping hub offering a variety of shopping centres, restaurants and entertainment. To give you even more options, this suburb is now home to the Rosebank Link. Situated next to The Zone @ Rosebank, this spot is the new go-to for all your business needs.

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This building has introduced architecture that speaks to the futuristic side of design, with unique and beautiful structures.

When passing by Rosebank, we cannot help but admire this beautiful city. In the day, it stands out with its geometric structures and at night, the futuristic night lights draws you in. Rosebank Link is not only beautiful, it is also an awesome spot of convenience and creativity.

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Something's Brewing

Seattle Coffee Co joined the beautiful building and is situated in a cosy corner on the ground floor.

Keeping to it's signature look and feel with warm hues, Seattle is the best place to visit for a good cup of coffee, tea and some delicious treats.

This is an awesome spot for a meeting, casual get together or even just to spoil yourself with a delicious treat.

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Something To Munch

Right when you thought it couldn't get better, Food Lover's Market makes a tasty entry.

The Food Lover's Market Eatery offers convenience with their fresh meals. This Food Lover's Market has little stalls inside, each offering something different and delicious.

They have multiple cuisines and an amazing buffet with a lot of variety. They also have easy on-the-go snacks.

For more ideas on great snacking options, click here.

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WeWork

The biggest US office sharing giant, WeWork, has also made the Rosebank Link home.

They have brought a new way of working by providing motivating work spaces for individuals and companies. WeWork has created a working environment that aims to meet your needs while allowing you to be creative.

WeWork comes with a lot of perks, which include:

Staff - the WeWork team is always there for support.

Cleaning Services - the cleaning team is always on site to keep the offices neat and tidy.

Meeting Friendly - WeWork offers meeting and conference rooms.

Printing Stations - printing equipment is not an issue.

Easy Access - the Gautrain station is less than five minutes away.

Jellyfish

Also bringing creatives to The Link is Jellyfish. This digital agency works with some big names in the industry and have found the perfect home at the Rosebank Link.

Covington And Burling LLP

Covington & Burling LLP is bringing law and order to the Rosebank Link. This law firm has an extremely high global presence, populating countries like New York, Dubai, Beijing and many more.

Linking Up

The Rosebank Link has become a powerhouse building that brings together different industries all under one roof. The business hub is changing the game and offering a non-conventional working space.

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Photo By WeWork

Check out more about WeWork.

Have you been to Rosebank Link? Let us know about your experience in the comments section below!

If you love food, you know that it can be tough to choose between all the options. We take a look at two of the most popular food markets in the city, Jackson's Real Food Market and Food Lover's Market.

These two markets are some of the most visited in the city. It's a battle of who offers the most variety and best quality.

Let's see who is the fairest of the markets.

Food Lover's Market

Food Lover's Market brings you the freshest food and a wide range of products to enjoy.

Previously Fruit & Veg City, the brand changed their name and brought new elements to the store.

Food Lover's Market boasts a variety of fresh products including fruit, vegetables, nuts and baked goods. But they also have cooked food that you can enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks.

The Food Lover's Market Eatery has fast become a favourite in the city. As a fast paced city, convenience is what everyone strives for and that is exactly what the eatery offers.

They have created a place where you can enjoy anything from street food to sushi. Each section in the store is unique to its own, bringing a different flavour to your exploring palate.

They have changed the lunch game for everyone.

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Jackson's Real Food Market

Jackson's Real Food Market is one of the newest markets to hit Johannesburg.

The market also boasts an eatery and some of the most innovative food options to choose from. Their aim is to offer food that is fueling and nutritious.

Jackson's Real Food Market stocks organic produce sourced from small local farms.

Not only is their food healthy, but it's tasty, flavourful and fueling. Their eateries have a generous menu that includes anything from green bowls to rustic gourmet eats.

This is a great place to enjoy any meal of the day.

So, which market do you prefer, Jackson's Real Food Market or Food Lover's Market? Let us know in the comments section below!

Fruit And Nuts 

Joburg residents have been changing lifestyles and making better eating choices.

Snacking can make it easy to eat too much sugar, salt and other unnecessary additives. For a healthier and tasty alternative, snack on fruit and nuts.

Why These Are The Best Snack?

Food Lovers Market

Food Lover's Market

Anyone who loves good and fresh produce knows that Food Lover's Market is a great place to stock up on a wide selection of fruit and nuts. They offer a wide variety when it comes to fruit, as well as very affordable nut options. Food Lover's Market also has fruit specials on a regular basis.

For convenience, Food Lover's Market also has some pre-packed and chopped fruit for those who are on the go.

The Nut Lady

The Nut Lady

The Nut Lady specialises in dried fruit and nuts. They have a lot of variety to choose from, including fruit and nut confections. Their options also include some salty treats. The Nut Lady is definitely a place to make your regular spot.

The Fruit, Flower & Nut Market

The Fruit, Flower & Nut Market is situated in Blairgowrie and has a wide selection of fresh fruit, flowers and nuts. They bring back the traditional element of a fruit market. This market also stocks bulk options as well, so if you have a big family this is the place to get your healthy snacks.

What are your favourite fruit and nut spots? Let us know about them in the comments section below!

Lunchtime Sorted!

If you work near or around Braam, lunch time just got a whole lot easier! In case you missed it, Food Lover’s Market has expanded their popular eatery stores in Gauteng with one that recently opened in Braamfontein’s Business Improvement District (BID). Focusing on convenience, this central eatery is dedicated to offering guests the fastest lunch service in the area, meaning that lunch seekers on their lunch break don't lose valuable time.

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What's On The Menu? 

No matter what you're in the mood for, the Food Lover's Eatery Braamfontein is sure to have something delicious for lunch. Other than the usual traditional lunch options like burgers, chicken, schwarmas, paninis and focaccias, they also offer an array of salads, wraps, sushi and fresh juices for you to grab on-the-go. Following international trends, they also have a build-your-own Poke Bar and a Fresh Society department, where you can personalise your fresh juice order.

The salad menus are constantly updated and changing to include healthy on-trend ingredients such as quinoa and whole grains to add a little more fibre to your diet. Who says takeaway lunches are unhealthy? The wide variety makes for an easy lunch or even a grab-and-go dinner if you're not in the mood for cooking after a long day at the office. And if you need a caffeine kick, there's a Seattle Coffee Lounge located right below the new store.

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Food Lovers Eatery Braamfontein

Where Can You Find These Eateries? 

There are a few of these lunchtime hot spots across the country. You can find a Food Lover’s Eatery in:

For More Information

For more information about the Food Lover's Eatery, visit www.foodloversmarket.co.za.

You can also contact them on 011 339 1890 or [email protected].

Don't forget to check them out on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Images sourced from: Food Lover's Eatery

Woolworths

Woolworths has recently launched their new plant-based food range among its many branches across Joburg. Their new range includes a diverse selection of items, such as cheese, milk and meat alternatives. Their cheese range is made out of coconut oil and is soya-free. It has Greek style cheese, cream cheese, cheddar and cheese spread. Woolworths also has a healthy choice of vegan milks, such as almond, coconut and rice, coconut, soya and rice milks. Their meat alternatives are extensive, from burger patties made from vegetables to sandwich slices made from pea protein. And their vegan biltong, made from mushrooms, is certainly worth mentioning. These dried morsels taste like a chewy and slightly bitter version of the real thing. Woolies also has a few of their delicious pre-made snacks and meals in vegan options as well as pre-made vegan jelly.

Find out more about your favourite Woolworths branch here.

Spar

Spar stocks the widest variety of South Africa's own vegan brand, Fry's. Here, vegans can get some delicious and affordable burger patties, schnitzels, nuggets, sausages, polony, sausage rolls and pies. They also have a Crafted range, featuring butternut balls, falafels and a country roast. Certain branches of Spar, such as the Craighall Park and Broadacres branches, also stock various vegan ice cream, salad dressing, sandwiches, Meraki products and tofu. This is a good retailer to browse through and catch some interesting finds. If that wasn't enough, Spar has now launched their own range of vegan and vegetarian goodies, called Simply Veg. Give their vegan nuggets a try, these are free from onion, garlic, dairy and egg.

Find out more about your favourite Spar branch here.

Pick n Pay

PnP offers all the same Fry's products as Spar, but they also sell Quorn. Quorn is a meat substitute made from mycoprotein, a plant-based fungus. Products under this range include bacon, chicken-style pieces and fillets, sausages and burger patties, among others. They have a vegetarian range as well as a vegan range, both of which taste the same with the vegan option having a softer texture. Be sure to look out for the vegan label on the bag to make sure you don't receive a product that contains dairy or eggs. This is, in our option, the best tasting and textured of the meat alternatives. Pick n Pay also sells a fair range of vegan milks, such as almond and soy. To boot, PnP now offers shoppers delicious and affordable vegan items as part of their Pick n Pay Livewell range.

Find out more about your favourite Pick n Pay branch here.

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Checkers

Checkers stocks both Quorn and Fry's products. But they also stock the popular British range, Linda McCartney. Named for the Beatles' Paul McCartney's late wife, this range produces vegetarian and vegan products. Again, it's important to check your labels to make sure the products are vegan. They have sausages, burgers and pies among their range. These products have a more meaty taste than its competitors, so it's perfect for those new to the vegan lifestyle or who are still adjusting. Checkers also have their Simple Truth range, which has many vegan products, including milk, pasta, pizza, burger patties, pre-made meals and snacks.

Find out more about your favourite Checkers branch here.

Food Lover's Market

This grocer sells many vegan options, aside from all the fruit and vegetables, that is. They sell bags of soya mince, just soak in hot water or stock for 15 minutes then use like regular mince. They also have vegan mayonnaise and vegan milk alternatives, such as Almond Breeze. Recently, they became a stockist for Tofutti, dairy-free imitation cheese. But what makes this store worth stopping at is their Almond Creamery, a brand of flavoured vegan drinking milk.

Find out more about your favourite Food Lover's branch here.

Dischem

We all know Dischem as our favourite pharmacy and health store. But they also sell some interesting and delicious vegan products. Dischem stocks all types of vegan milks and even vegan milk powder. They also sell Violife cheese and cold sandwich cuts. Best of all, they provide vegan jelly sachets and chocolate. You can find a wide variety of dressings, sauces, condensed milk and even plant-based protein for the gym bunnies.

Find out more about your favourite Dischem branch here.

Vegan Cheese

To see where you can find even more vegan products, check out our list of the best vegan food stores in Johannesburg.

What is your favourite vegan range? Let us know in the comments section below!

Where To Eat

Founders Grill

Hey, Joburg, you owe the West Rand a high five. The original Founders Restaurant and Grill was established in 1984 in Florida North and has since grown into one of the country's favourite old-school steakhouses. Today you can get your rump on, enjoy good pork ribs and hang out with family and friends in a comfortable environment at the top of Gordon Road. Though the Cresta branch closed its doors a couple years back, the original is still open for business!

Details: https://www.foundersgrill.co.za

Ramkiki

Hidden in between Ruimsig and Honeydew, Ramkiki acts as a little escape from the rest of the world. This lodge is a prime wedding and events venue, as well as a great place to have a couple of drinks and something to eat. The vibe is very laid back, with friendly service, and they also host interesting events every now and then, such as cocktail evenings and food-truck days. Food includes the usual suspects – platters, steaks, ribs... you know, good old South African food!

Details: http://ramkiki.co.za

Tony's Spaghetti & Grill

Beautiful gnocchi, homemade pizza bases and sangrias fit for any day of the week. That’s Tony’s Spaghetti in a nutshell. Do yourself a favour and wait for a sunny afternoon, book a table on the terrace and go enjoy the super-relaxed atmosphere, awesome staff and prices fit for a journalist.

Details: http://spaghettigrill.co.za/

Where To Sleep

The Rabbit Hole Hotel

Feel like taking a trip to Wonderland? Then follow Alice to the Rabbit Hole Hotel on Viljoen Street. Enjoy excellent food in a charmingly surreal setting where colourful design combined with attention to the functional requirements of visitors are met without even breaking a sweat. Each room is decorated in a different theme and explodes with vibrancy and quirkiness. The Rabbit Hole Restaurant is a popular spot for diners to relax, kick back and have a beautiful bite to eat. Patrons can expect big burgers, massive slices of cake, mojitos that kick like a mule and the best BBQ chicken wings this side of Joburg.

Details: https://www.rabbitholehotel.com/

Where To Shop

Food Lover's Market

Nothing comes close to walking into the Food Lover's Market with a fistful of grocery money and an urge to spend every last cent of it. At the FLM at Hillfox Centre on Hendrik Potgieter Road you can expect the usual fresh produce with an added bonus: the cheese section. Oh my waistline! The cheese section is where all great dishes are born. From a mature cheddar to something more robust, like an aged parmesan (read that in your best Massimo Bottura voice), this rendition of the friendly green grocer has got you covered. The shop often runs specials on fruit, veg and cheese, so keep an eye on the papers.

Details: https://foodloversmarket.co.za/

Clearwater Mall

With 225 stores, 27 restaurants and over 5 200 parking spaces, Clearwater Mall is to the west what Sandton City is to the north. Here you will find top-of-the-line retail stores (such as an iStore, Edgars, Guess, etc.), as well as a top-notch entertainment area complete with a 3D theatre complex. There's also a dedicated kids' play area with supervision over weekends. It's the perfect place to shop, meet up with friends or do some serious people watching (hey, there's nothing wrong with that!). Clearwater Mall is a great place to visit during summer, as the roof over the main food court can be opened to let the sun shine in.

Details: http://clearwatermall.co.za

Key West Shopping Centre

Once just a flea market by the dam, Key West Shopping Centre has evolved into one of the top shopping and entertainment destinations on the West Rand. It boasts great restaurants, major retail stores and even a free concrete skate park. There’s ample parking, a big Spur and some cool spots to chill along the banks of the dam.

Details: http://www.keywest.co.za/

Where To Hang Out

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

This West Rand location is by far the most stunning place to have a picnic, go on a hike or take a leisurely stroll through the verdant vegetation. Known as the ‘Rocky Highveld Grassland,’ the area consists of a mosaic of grassland and savanna with dense bush in kloofs and along streams, and it is home to over 600 naturally occurring plant species. It's also a prime setting to do some bird watching, as the indigenous Verreaux's eagle can often be spotted hunting for its chicks in and around the park. On most weekends you're likely to catch some live music being played at the amphitheatre, which adds a lovely, lazy ambience to the experience. There is a cafe that serves the type of food you would expect, and a kiosk that sells drinks and snacks. Note that braaiing – or any fire for that matter – is not allowed. Entrance to the park offers student and pensioner discounts.

Details: http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/walter-sisulu/

By Shawn Greyling