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SA Top restaurant JAN in Nice receives one Michelin star accolade in France for the fourth year running!

JAN Restaurant is our country’s best restaurant, despite it being based in Nice, not only in serving traditional South African dishes in fine din8ng style, but also in being the only South African Michelin-star restaurant. Yesterday JAN Restaurant received one Michelin star for the fourth year running!  Continue reading →

Phoenix Charity Dinner and Auction at Tintswalo raises R290000 for Thula Thula!

Last night I attended the Phoenix Charity Dinner and Auction at Tintswalo Lodge Atlantic, which raised R290000 towards Thula Thula, a non-profit organization which assists township residents in Hout Bay with replacing possessions lost in fires. Continue reading →

Good Food & Co Sweet Service, Le Petit Bijou Boutique Apartments Sour Service Awards!

imageThe Sweet Service Award goes to Good Food & Co in Franschhoek, and to co-owner Emmerentia Klaasen in particular, who took the trouble to sit down at my table when I had breakfast there, and requested my feedback about their restaurant. Her sister Joey was kind enough to not Continue reading →

Arcade Resto-Bar to open on Bree Street!

imageMeeting a friend for coffee yesterday morning, I noticed a new-looking establishment about to open on Bree Street, with the Arcade name above the door. Co-owner Marco Picone was kind enough to share some information about the new Arcade Resto-Bar, which opens on Bree Street on Monday.

It appears that Marco has links to the local company Soft Coffee Continue reading →