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A Visit To Oysters R Us Is A Must
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A Visit To Oysters R Us Is A Must

Included in an adventure holiday that my boyfriend and I were fortunate enough to win, was dinner at Oysters R Us. We were staying in Sedgefield and after taking a drive to the Wilderness to explore we stopped in at Oysters R Us. I must admit I was a bit appre...
Jakes on Summerley – a review
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Jakes on Summerley – a review

A friend from Durban was in town on business yesterday and we booked a table for five at Jakes to have a catch up dinner.  I hadn’t been to Jakes for close on three years (why I don’t know; its always such a pleasure to dine there) but it was as I'd remembered...
Moyo opens new venue in Durban
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Moyo opens new venue in Durban

A brand new venue has opened at moyo Ushaka Pier. Situated right at the very end of the pier, the new venue is a new double storey glass building that offers 360 degree panoramic ocean views, as well as glimpses of the beautiful Moses Mabhida Stadium in the di...
Perfect weekend fare – Breakfast at Caveau and picnics in Kommetjie
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Perfect weekend fare – Breakfast at Caveau and picnics in Kommetjie

My Saturday was, as per usual a day of eating.  I didn’t feel too guilty about it though because Knysna Half Marathon training has commenced so I did my scheduled 3kms on Friday night and wrapped up a quick 5kms on Saturday morning (the views from Boyes Drive ...
Bo Kaap Kombuis – warm hospitality and the best Bobotie ever
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Bo Kaap Kombuis – warm hospitality and the best Bobotie ever

The only complaint I have with The Bo Kaap Kombuis is that we went for dinner and because it was dark we could not appreciate what must be an incredible view of Table Mountain and the City Bowl below it. Bo-Kaap is the oldest settlement of the South African Ma...
Birds Boutique Cafe – on its way to becoming iconic in the city bowl
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Birds Boutique Cafe – on its way to becoming iconic in the city bowl

A meal at Bird's Boutique Cafe is something of an experience, and if you haven't already stopped off to taste Mathilde Stegmann and her daughter's delectable dishes, then I would advise that you do. Set on the corner of Bree and Church Street in a building ...
Lunching at Parks Cafe Wynberg
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Lunching at Parks Cafe Wynberg

We don't get out much. No seriously, doing lunch is tantamount to a social occasion we manage it so seldom. When one works from home, lunch hour is something you snatch on the run whilst picking up the wee one and sprinting into the local bakery  double time f...
La Boheme Restaurant in Sea Point
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La Boheme Restaurant in Sea Point

A friend resides in Sea Point and has been raving about La Boheme Restaurant in Sea Point that has opened up on Main Road so we gave it a try on Tuesday evening.  I’m so glad we did!  At R85 for a 2 course meal we were off to a good start, and the delicious fo...
Café Caprice
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Café Caprice

Whether it’s for sundowners in the summer months or for the great winter burger special, Café Caprice never fails to disappoint.  Situated on the world famous Camps Bay strip, Caprice has been around since 2001 and still enjoys a faithful following from locals...
Pigalle Restaurant – Dinner and Dance in Cape Town
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Pigalle Restaurant – Dinner and Dance in Cape Town

What do you get when you put together a group of old friends, an approaching birthday, delicious food and copious amounts of wine? The answer - a reunion and smashing birthday bash. I have a group of very special friends who are spread far and wide across c...
The Italian Kitchen in Tokai
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The Italian Kitchen in Tokai

The Italian Kitchen in Tokai, sister restaurant to Jonkershuis and Societi bistro at its  new home on Orange Street in Gardens, was fairly humming when we arrived on a Saturday night to celebrate a birthday. Its nonassuming kerbside façade gives no real ind...
Popular Cape Town Family-friendly Restaurants
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Popular Cape Town Family-friendly Restaurants

Cape Town offers some beautiful locations to spend time with your family in a relaxing and playful atmosphere. On a constant quest to find perfect family spots offering healthy child-friendly food with an appetizing menu for adults, set in pleasant surrounds w...
Posticino in Sea Point
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Posticino in Sea Point

Its official; I LOVE Posticino!  It was the first restaurant I had dinner at when I moved to Cape Town nearly three years ago and although I am not a regular visitor (I live in the Southern Suburbs and Posticino is across town on the Atlantic Seaboard), whenev...
kwaLapa – telling the stories of food
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kwaLapa – telling the stories of food

It's my week for visiting food stores. And kwaLapa in Newlands Montebello Design Centre, just recently opened, is about to take the southern suburbs organic-and-green-for-lunch crowd by storm. It's not just their catchy byline - telling the stories of food,...