Category Archives: Blouberg

Sweet Service Award goes to TakeaLot ; Sour Service Award goes to Trecastelli in Blouberg!


The Sweet Service Award goes to TakeaLot, the delivery service I trust, not being a fan of online ordering generally. I found a reasonably priced USP to keep my internet router going, and ordered one as well as some cat food.  I was given a one week delivery time, probably due to the USP availability, but the actual delivery was done in two working days after placing the order. The company communication about the delivery is easy, and even allowed me to change the delivery date to suit my availability. Continue reading →

Meet Chef Prim Reddy of Indian Chapter: 2021 Top 10 Woman Chef!



Chef Prim Reddy of Indian Chapter in Bloubergstrand is a 2021 Top 10 Woman Chef, and wins a bottle of Adhara Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Chef Prim has published an award-winning Cookbook ‘Temptations’ with Chef Niranj Pather, a blend of Mediterranean and Indian dishes.
Chef Prim is ambitious, and dreams of a second Book and expanding her Indian Chapter brand into the city. As a fellow Sagittarian I know that she will achieve these goals and more.

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Restaurants jubilant as alcohol sales permitted and closing time extended; will closed restaurants reopen? February 2021 Cape Town/Winelands Restaurant/Opening List.


Restaurants and their customers celebrated the revised Lockdown regulations yesterday, permitting the sale of alcohol and the closing time moved to 22h00. It will be interesting to see which of the 20 restaurants which announced their closure in the past month, will reopen, six having reopened since yesterday.

Despite the Lockdown regulations affecting restaurants so badly in the past nine months, a total of 68 new restaurants have opened in Cape Town and the Winelands during Lockdown. Top chefs are opening new restaurants, including Chefs Peter Tempelhoff, Cheyne Morrisby, and Liam Tomlin. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 38 of Level 1, 28 October 2020.


Wednesday 28 October 2020, Day 38 of Level 1, Day 216 of Lockdown 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for another day of abundance 🙏; for a slightly cooler day but mostly sunny; for a perfect TakeaLot delivery of cat food; for Checkers 60 Minutes reversing the overcharge on yesterday’s changed delivery; for two Discovery Gameboard plays; for a walk to Clifton 3rd beach, with lots of litter around Maiden’s Cove, gaining 200 points; for an additional 360 Discovery points for my heathy food purchases this month at Pick n Pay, a very good start to my goal of reaching Diamond Status before the end of the year; for the film industry being fortunate to film a Vodacom TV commercial in Camps Bay for the past two days, I not seeing it yesterday as I was not in Camps Bay for most of the day, but Tracy Jackson sent me some pics, one with a ❤️; for the invitation to attend a launch of ‘Around My Table’ by Denise Cowburn-Levy of Ginger & Lime in Fresnaye, and the Kitchen Collective in Bo-Kaap, at Bokeh Creative Space on Regent Road in Sea Point this evening, being super lucky to win a prize ❤️; for rain having started falling ; and for being happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →