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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 12 of Level 1, 12 October 2021


Tuesday 12 October 2021, Day 12 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a busy day, having to leave home at 10h00 and spending most of the day at Zest; for welcoming Ward Councillor Nicola Jowell to Zest, where she set up her Mobile Office, to meet Sea Point residents; for working from the restaurant until my very productive Status meeting with newkings boutique hotel this afternoon; for trying my new favorite dish at Zest, a Zest Salad, massive and full of the freshest goodness; for a quick shop at Woolies; for a new change taking place at Piazza Continue reading →

New Vicious Virgin Rum Bar not vicious at all, brings French Polynesian Tiki cocktail culture to Cape Town!


A new rum bar Vicious Virgin has opened quietly on Wale Street in Cape Town late in December, the first bar to bring the French Polynesian Tiki cocktail culture to Cape Town. Not only can one order specially created rum-based cocktails, but eat there too. Vicious Virgin is the name of a famous rum cocktail. I ate and enjoyed a cocktail at the Vicious Virgin with RadfordDale Business Development Manager Tom Prior a month ago.  Continue reading →

Is a winter Restaurant bloodbath lying ahead for Cape Town and Winelands, after very tough summer? Restaurant Update March 2019

I am hearing about the current tough summer season in the local restaurant industry, with a depressed local as well as international economy, and one can therefore only be concerned about restaurant closures lying ahead in winter.  There are no new restaurant openings that I am aware of. The closing down of Primal Eatery is a surprise, and of Open Kitchen in McGregor too. 

Restaurant openings

#  Bones Kitchen & Bar has opened in the Palms Design Centre in Woodstock. It is owned and owner-managed by well-seasoned restaurateur Rudi Minnaar.

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