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Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 175 of Level 1, 24 March 2022


Thursday 24 March 2022, Day 175 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a slightly scary day turning into a fabulous day, getting better as the day progressed; for preparing Status Reports for Utopia and Anatoli, but not being able to print them as my right hand could not get to work today, getting it done at Wizardz in the Waterfront ; for getting an implant tooth replaced, made by my dentist with his high-tech 3D machine, being able to smile again 💙; for short and sweet Status meetings; for deciding to have a belated breakfast at Labotessa Hotel & Café Continue reading →

Lucky number seven for Restaurant JAN in Nice, in being awarded a Michelin one Star!


For the seventh year running, Restaurant JAN in Nice has been awarded one Michelin star. The restaurant owned by Chef Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen is the first South African owned restaurant to achieve this international recognition.

More recently the Restaurant Interlude in West Sussex in the UK, owned by Benguela Cove in Hermanus owner Penny Streeter and headed up by Chef Jean Delport, has also gained a Michelin one star, for the third year running. Continue reading →

Chef Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s new KLEIN JAN Restaurant at Tswalu Kalahari opens its doors for a first peek inside!


In the latest issue of SARIE KOS (Summer 2020), the reader receives a detailed introduction to the new KLEIN JAN restaurant which Chef Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen, of Michelin one-star restaurant in Nice, plans to open in November 2020 at Tswalu Private Game Reserve in the Kalahari Desert. It will become even more South African in its cuisine than its big brother JAN. Continue reading →

Congratulations to JAN Restaurant: Michelin star and TV series extended in 2020!

I know that the French restaurant Michelin stars are awarded around the beginning of February, and checked to see whether South African owned JAN restaurant in Nice had received its one-star again.   It has, the accolades having been presented a week ago. Yesterday was the start date of the second TV series of ‘JAN’. So a well-deserved congratulations to owner Chef Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen and his team in Nice. Continue reading →