SARIE KOS editor Herman Lensing is most creative in packaging his gift of the latest issue, which he has hand-delivered to me. The Winter issue is dressed in a paper jacket and filled with Winter warming food and drink ideas. Continue reading →
After 36 months of operating Bistro 13 at Stellenbosch Vineyards, Chef Nic van Wyk today closed down his restaurant, we were informed by a media release earlier today. Continue reading →
I am honoured that talented brother and sister team Mari-Louis Guy (judge of Koekedoor and the forthcoming Kokkedoortjie) and Callie Maritz of Cakebread included me in their shoot for visi magazine to demonstrate the new trend of decorating cakes with flowers. I had no idea that the photographs of the six food writers Errieda du Toit, Mari-Louis Guy, Zola Nene, Samantha Woulidge, Ishay Govender-Ypma, and I would be featured in the latest issue of visi lifestyle and decor magazine. To crown it all, an interview I did with Callie and Mari-Louis about restaurant reviewing and my favorite restaurants has just been featured on the Cakebread website.
On Thursday I attended a function in the Cape Town Harbour, and spontaneously called ceramicist Diana Ferreira, to ask her if I could visit her studio in Paarden Eiland close by. Diana is one of our country’s leading ceramicists, specializing in restaurant dinnerware. Continue reading →