Category Archives: vegetarian

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 1 of Level 1, 1 October 2021


Friday 1 October 2021, Day 1 of Level 1, Vegetarian Day.

Corona Gratitude

# grateful for a wonderful day, the new month having a good feeling, and being in Level 1 is a bonus; for a sunny but windy day, but not too strong to do a walk to Pick n Pay; for the fabulous day, after 4 months of hell, that Franklin the Nigerian tenant of Sacha Jack’s apartment 201 has checked out of our building, as has the Nigerian in 202, leaving only one, with a new American lady arriving today, staying for 4 months, the two of us sure to sort out noise disturbances, the lift not having moved Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 12 of Level 2, 24 September 2021


Friday 24 September 2021, Heritage Day, Day 12 of Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely Heritage/Braai Day, starting with a grey day and turning into a sunny warm day; for a spontaneous catch-up tea/coffee date at Bootlegger Bakoven with Viv Warby, not having seen each other in ages; for a spontaneous visit by Gary Peterson, to catch up on the shenanigans…. ; for a hard working day in-between, posting a Heritage Day angle for each client; for a walk to Camps Bay and shopping at Woolies, spending a voucher I gained through Discovery; for a lovely dinner at Continue reading →

Anatoli launches Mediterranean Tasting Menu, 5 courses at R195, a Taste of Authenticity!


Anatoli Mediterranean Restaurant has introduced a new Tasting Menu, offering 5 courses at R195. It offers a Meat/Fish Menu, as well as a Vegetarian alternative.

Long-established Anatoli serves generous portions of authentic Mediterranean foods, including hot and cold magic Mezzes, aromatic main courses, and delicious desserts, all beautifully presented. One can end off one’s Mediterranean dinner with a Turkish coffee and Raki, a Turkish Aperitif.


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Matt’s Homespun opens second restaurant, at The Andros Boutique Hotel in Claremont


I have the highest regard for Chef Matt Schreuder of Homespun in Blouberg, for the creativity of his world class Secret Supper Club in particular, and his Tasting Menus which are of a Top 10 Restaurant standard.

Ahead of the official opening on Friday 18 June, I was invited to a ‘friends and family’ preview of Chef Matt’s new Homespun at The Andros 5 star Boutique Hotel in Claremont on Saturday evening. It was my first visit to the Hotel.  The Hotel has an old-world charm and dates back to 1908. It was designed by renowned Sir Herbert Baker.  It has 15 rooms. Parking is available on the propperty. It has a delightful Champagne Bar. Continue reading →