Tag Archives: Boulangerie

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 8 of Level 3, 23 June 2021

 

Wednesday 23 June 2021, Day 8 of Level 3 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for recovering from yesterday, feeling increasingly better as the day progressed; for getting most of my work done in the very early hours of the morning, as I had a morning meeting, even getting a Bakoven walk squeezed in this morning, seeing the wild ocean; for an excellent planning meeting at Zest, loving the additional responsibility I’ve been given; for working at Zest after the meeting, tasting two of its dishes; for a sociable Anatoli Status meeting, adding to the cups of tea Continue reading →

Paris Cape Town brings French Boulangerie and Pâtisserie to Sea Point – generous prices, great variety!

In only two weeks Paris Cape Town has become such a hit that it was sold out of most of its breads when I arrived at the Boulangerie and Pâtisserie on Sunday.  It is truly French, with French owner Laurent, and French baker Thierry, previously of Cassis.

I have been to Paris Cape Town three times, discovering a new treat each time.

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 11 of Adjusted Level 2, 10 June 2021.

 

Thursday 10 June 2021, Day 11 of Adjusted Level 2 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a wonderful day; for a busy writing morning, bringing the good news that our Sandak-Lewin Portfolio Manager Greg Anderson will soon be moved off our account, after I have lodged complaints about him for more than a year; for a quick walk through Bakoven; for collecting my Dinkel rolls; for finding the new Paris Cape Town Boulangerie and Pâtisserie on Main Road in Sea Point which opened yesterday; for an unusual Utopia Status meeting, winemaker Ken Forrester popping in to see my client, and for finally meeting Rene Hurwitz who I know from Facebook, celebrating her 48th wedding anniversary with lunch at Utopia, and for a spoil glass of Bottega Continue reading →

Restaurant Review: Victoire Boulangerie, Pâtisserie, and Bistro brings France to Cape Town!

It was at a dinner with Katie Friedman of Urban Lime that I heard about the opening of Victoire, a French Boulangerie, Pâtisserie, and Bistro in the newly redeveloped Speakers’ Corner building on Church Square in Cape Town. I attended the opening, as well as had breakfast at Victoire the following day.  Continue reading →