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Cape Town ranks third on The Telegraph Greatest Cities on Earth list!


In March The Telegraph announced that Cape Town is the greatest city in the world to visit right now. Last week it ranked Cape Town as the third greatest city on Earth, scoring 549 out of 810 points.

Utilising a list of 50 Top city contenders, its annual reader survey, and input from its Travel writers, it ranked the list of cities on a number of factors, including the number of museums, galleries, UNESCO heritage sites, Michelin restaurants,  5-star hotels, beaches, air cleanliness,  transport, tourist attractions, legalized same-gender marriage, and LGBTQ+ community safety. Additional points went to cities with a symphony orchestra, and a metro system.

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Chefs Warehouse on Bree Street closes down, no presence in Heritage Square anymore!


After 8 years of opening Chefs Warehouse & Canteen on Bree Street, the second venue of Chef Liam Tomlin’s first Cape Town restaurant, and despite undergoing a name change more recently, the Tapas restaurant closed down yesterday.

The closure of Chefs Warehouse & Canteen Winebar & Pinchos brings to an end the presence of Chef Liam’s businesses in Heritage Square, having walked away from Local, his Lebanese restaurant Mazza, and La Cantina earlier this year. Continue reading →

Chef Liam Tomlin admits his Local, La Cantina, and Mazza food projects are not working at Heritage Square!


After a big fanfare about taking over the former HQ on Shortmarket Street, adjacent to his Chefs Warehouse Pinchos and Winebar in the same building, and turning it into a Local market of mini restaurants,  an Italian restaurant La Cantina, and a Lebanese restaurant Mazza on the mezzanine level of the building in 2020, Chef Liam Tomlin has admitted defeat and walked away from all three restaurant projects, all in Heritage Square in town, he announced on his Social Media accounts last month! Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 17 of Level 1, 17 October 2021


Sunday 17 October 2021, Day 17 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a lovely winter weekend, raining overnight and on both mornings, ending off with a sunny 16C this afternoon but with a chill in the Southerly wind blowing; for a most relaxed day; for going to the Labia to see ‘Off the Rails’, travelling to Paris, Girona, Barcelona, and Palma in Mallorca, the closest I’ll get to travel overseas this year; for a quick shop at the Woolies at Lifestyle on Kloof, definitely not my favorite branch; for a Haagen-Dasz treat; for a Bakoven walk; for 2 fabulous Harvest Culture Eaterie (at Tyger Falls Waterfront) reviews on the Cape Town Restaurants: Good Bad & Nasty Facebook Group 💙💙; Continue reading →