Category Archives: Food delivery and collection

Sweet Service Award goes to Pilcrow & Cleaver/Fideli’s; Sour Service Award goes to Pick n Pay asap!


The Sweet Service Award goes to Pilcrow & Cleaver and Fideli’s, both owned by Chef Judi Fourie, for the kind marketing of her restaurant and Deli on Parliament Street, at the CTICC and in her restaurant, by handing out discount vouchers to those persons who are vaccinated, a win-win for both. Continue reading →

Meet Chef Kerry Kilpin of Tryn/Bistro 1682 at Steenberg: 2021 Top 10 Woman Chef


Kerry Kilpin is the Executive Chef at Steenberg, in charge of both Tryn and Bistro 1682 restaurants on the wine estate. She was selected as one of the 2021 Cape’s Top 10 Women Chefs, and receives a bottle of Adhara Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Heading up one restaurant is a challenge in itself, but heading up two restaurants and that during a pandemic which affected the restaurant industry the most through its constantly changing Lockdown regulations regarding alcohol sales, operating hours, and restaurant capacity, reflects Chef Kerry’s strength as a manager as well as a chef.

We salute you Chef Kerry!

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 22 of Level 3, 17 August 2021.


Tuesday 17 August 2021, Day 22 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a cooler day with some rain and clearing in the afternoon, with more rain expected overnight and tomorrow; for a busy morning, also preparing for two meetings; for excellent meetings at Zest Restaurant and newkings boutique hotel this afternoon; for a Bakoven Walk; for lovely Kfm Dansdag music; and for being happy, healthy, and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →

Sweet Service Award goes to Dr Wim de Beer; Sour Service Award goes to Pick n Pay ASAP!


The Sweet Service Award goes to my Dentist Dr Wim de Beer, in the Waterfront, who assisted me at short notice when a dental implant cracked, and came loose. I was on my way to Gordon’s Bay, and he was leaving for a two week break before I returned to Cape Town. I had to delay my departure to Gordon’s Bay so that he could reinstall the implant. Best of all is that he didn’t charge me a cent for this emergency procedure. It was done so quickly that I got to Gordon’s Bay before it got dark, despite late afternoon traffic.  Continue reading →