- Happy Days at The Flagship – a dining experience with Chef Duncan Doherty & a tribute to the founder Chef Bruce Robertson
- New Hip Zones in Cape Town – Bree Street
- Terra Madre Market – a feast to celebrate the love of good food
- Woodstock Street Art Walking Tour – using art as a platform to activate change in our communities!
- Hydroponic Herb Tour on Allee Bleue Estate – a sensory treat!
- Recipes from Mamma Lindy’s African Kitchen
- The Long Table Restaurant at Haskell Wine Estate – a local favourite!
- Spice Route Wine Estate- an artisan playground of endless fun!
- Fire behind The Harley Davidson club in Cape Town. Happened so fast. We saw it as we arrived at Charley's Bakery http://t.co/DaY0MZEzt7 2 weeks ago
- Awesome presentation of the tuna amuse bouche at La Colombe #topcapetownrestaurants @ La Colombe… instagram.com/p/36Qu0ZClta/ 2 months ago
- Unbelievable experience at the new La Colombe. This was my best meal of 2015. Amazing flavours… instagram.com/p/36METFCllK/ 2 months ago
- RT @Avondalewine: We were all thrilled that a large Cape Leopard was spotted on our farm at dusk yesterday. Sadly we didn't get a... http:/… 2 months ago
- @SteenbergWines there is now zip lining among the trees at Silver Mist Estate close to u 2 months ago
Category Archives: Cape Town 4 Foodies and Wino’s
Chef’s Table at the Liam Tomlin Culinary Studio in Franschhoek A number of friends kept mentioning that an amazing cooking studio had recently been opened in Franschhoek by the famous Aussie Chef Liam Tomlin in conjunction with Leopard’s Leap Wines. … Continue reading
It took a visit to DV chocolates to realize that chocolate has become a commodity. Chocolate is of course made from Cocoa Beans. These beans come from many different regions and their flavour profile not only changes from region to … Continue reading
I love summer in the Cape. Somehow everyone seems more happy when the sun shines! Including me! In Cape Town it feels like our summer only really starts around Xmas – finally everyone comes out to play! In December … Continue reading
Right – for peasants like me who have no idea what Table d’hôte means – lets demystify it!! It simply means opening ones home to people to pop in and have a meal with you. This is a great new … Continue reading
Rolling on with the blogging we went to try out On a Roll and to chat to Peter Ayub in his Dog’s Kitchen. This blog has been sitting in my drafts folder for a few weeks as life has been … Continue reading
It is such exciting times – Cape Town has its first Dim Sum Bar!! Quirky!! Seriously quirky. Ed & Clint saved their money from working weekends at the City Bowl Market in town and used it to transform an absolute … Continue reading
This has been a fun time for funky interesting restaurant openings in Cape Town. We explored a couple of these over the last few weeks: The Dogs Bollocks, Clarkes and South China Dim Sum. Each one is wonderfully quirky. I … Continue reading
From 1 February Bruce Robertson, one of South Africa’s most well known chefs (former owner of the Showroom in Cape Town), will be opening a spot that celebrates “The Art of Table d’ Hôte” – ie the opportunity to dine in … Continue reading
Paternoster is my favourite gourmet retreat in the Western Cape. It is literally in the middle of nowhere – two and half hours drive from Cape Town. Here you can experience a little foodie paradise. It would be a … Continue reading
Dine with a local in Cape Town in their home – a fun way to meet Cape Town locals over their dining table!
For quite a few years I have had requests from overseas visitors and from agents asking whether I can organize a dinner party to connect locals and foreigners. An example of a request would be: an American architect who would … Continue reading
Each year I wait with eager anticipation for the results of the Eat Out Awards. South Africa does not have a Michelin rating system for food – as such awards such as the Eat Out Awards, Rossouws Restaurants guidelines and … Continue reading
One of my favourite restaurants in the Cape is Harbour House, Kalk Bay. I eat there about twice a week on tours. It is consistently good and people just simply love it there. Part of the magic is the fact … Continue reading
I spent last Saturday at the Biscuit Mill Market – and took some delicious pictures to share with you!! The Biscuit Mill Market was the first artisenal market in Cape Town which celebrated our small local suppliers of anything from … Continue reading
Every time I blink, something new opens in Woodstock, a somewhat grungy suburb in Cape Town. It all seems to have started with the renovation of an old biscuit mill building into a creative/arty small funky shopping centre. Woodstock boasts … Continue reading
Ok – so the local Capetonians are reading my headline and saying – it is not so hidden – we have found it!! And no doubt many others have too, as it has consistently been rated as one of the … Continue reading