My Joburg Special: Lizelle Tabane

By Joburg Post

Q: What is your favourite hangout spot in Joburg and why ?

A: Mezepoli in Melrose arch. I love the tapas menu, It caters for my food desires.  I love to indulge on the seafood m and its fresh. I love the place. It reminds me of Santorini in Greece.


Q: What are your favourite things to do in Joburg?

A: I love to go to the farmers market in Fourways. It has become the in thing now. It's  notonly a spot to hangout, it's also a place to network and socialise under the Joburg skyline on Sundays.


Q: Who are the two most favourite Joburg residents for you and why?

A: It's the ambitious  and innovative residents of the city, because they inspire me. I don't have specific names of people.

Q: What's your earliest memory of the city?

A: My earliest memory of the city, was when I was 5 years old taking a metro rail train from Soweto to Downtown Jozzi. I picked up horse betting ticket paper and thought it was money and I said to my auntie who was with me at the time, that we must go to Chicken Licken and have a meal. That's why to this day I still go to Chicken Licken.

Chicken Licken

Q: What's your favourite iconic feature about the city?

A: The Mandela statue at Nelson Mandela Square. I love it because it keeps the spirit of Madiba alive . It's also popular with the tourist, infact every time I am at the square, I never miss a chance to go and look at it. Its iconic. It's amazing. Its masterpiece.

Q: What makes the city Special for you?

A: I think for me it's the opportunity to meet people from different walks of life in the city that makes it special. I have learnt from experiences of different people that I have interacted with in the city. Those experiences have moulded me into the person that I have become.

Q: What is a must do and see in Joburg?

A: Ohhh, must see! I would say the Marble restaurant in Rosebank, I am huge fan of David Higgs the head chef and owner. He is a world class chef. For anyone looking for great food experience should go there. The quality of the food is indescribable.



Q: What is the most underrated place in the city, your hidden gem?

A: Ohhh! The Randlords. It's a rooftop bar and lounge at South Point towers in Braamfontein. It's overlooking the city. It's got a panoramic view of The city if Joburg. At night especially, it looks amazing .randlords

Lizelle Tabane is a South African model and social media icon. Follow her on twitter & Instagram

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