Entries tagged with “Summer menu”.


On Thursday I was one of a number of writers who was invited to taste samplers of the new Summer 2017/18 Menu at Shimmy Beach Club. It was a meal prepared for us by new Head Chef Mike Keaton, working alongside Executive Chef Adrian Cook.  (more…)

14676710_573452236192592_3466047803396980736_nMondiall PR consultant Janie van der Spuy of Five Star PR chose a lovely Cape Town weather day to invite writers from Cape Town etc, House & Leisure, and I to a tasting of the new Summer Menu of the Bistro two weeks ago. The Bistro has an enviable view onto Table Mountain, the icon of our beautiful city!  (more…)

Hotel SChool Silver Fish Whale Cottage PortfolioiThe Sweet Service Award goes to the Cape Town Hotel School Restaurant in Granger Bay, and its soon-to-be-departing GM Alan Romburgh and Executive Chef Jerome Peters. With the help of Manley Communications, wines supplied by Allée Bleue, and 3 year old brandy from KWV, they had invited a number of writers to a seafood lunch on its terrace to launch its new Summer menu.  We were sent home by Chef Jerome with dinner as well, being West Coast mussels with coconut milk, lemongrass, fresh ginger, and coriander. (more…)