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Introducing 2022 Top 10 Woman Chef Nicolene Barrow of Orangerie Restaurant

 

On Saturday my friend Gary Peterson and I did a road trip to the Winelands, delivering the prize of a 1 litre tube of Rio Largo Extra Virgin Olive Oil to each of the five chefs who made the 2022 Top 10 Women Chefs.

Our first stop was at Le Lude in Franschhoek, and we were lucky that Chef and owner Nicolene Barrow was in her Orangerie restaurant, as she almost always is. Continue reading →

Sea Point Restaurants and Residents go out onto the street on Freedom Day!

 

Freedom Day is celebrated today with Restaurants on Regent Road going out onto the street, bringing their cuisine and beverages outside on a perfect weather day

An initiative of the City of Cape Town to get Capetonians back to the city, it follows similar previous events organised by the City on Bree Street and Long Street.

My friend Gary Peterson joined me on a walk along Regent Road, from Piazza da Luz up to Church Road, and back.  It was a wonderful opportunity to window shop, to shop for food as well as for clothing and other items sold by shopkeepers on the Festival strip.

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Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 183 of Level 1, 1 April 2022

 

Friday 1 April 2022, Day 183 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous day, that just became better as the day progressed; for being able to do a Bakoven walk on a day with very strong wind, the wind having died down somewhat over lunch time; for preparing a proposal for a prospective client, loving writing it as it is different to the work I do for my other clients; for a meeting at Labotessa Hotel & Café, loving their tea and Appeltaart spoil 💙 ; for a photograph session at Anatoli, for its participation in Restaurant Week running from today Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 176 of Level 1, 25 March 2022.

 

Friday 25 March 2022, Day 176 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a lovely relaxed day; for seeing Henry again, after he couldn’t get to work yesterday; for a working day from home; for a Bakoven walk mid-morning, and a sunset one to the Tidal Pool late afternoon, with a very strong wind now; for a lovely message from dear friend Gary Peterson; and for being happy, healthy and free. 🙏💙 Continue reading →