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Restaurant Review: Post & Pepper spices up Stellenbosch restaurant scene !


Two weeks ago I did a walk through the centre of Stellenbosch, to update myself about the restaurants having opened and closed in the town since I last visited it just before the start of Lockdown.

I wanted to try Post & Pepper specifically, having seen its posts, and that it had been nominated as a Best New Restaurant in Africa by the World Culinary Awards, only a few months after opening on Plein Street, in a space that was the Post Office of the town. Continue reading →

Zest Restaurant introduces its new Summer Tasting Menu!


Zest Restaurant has launched its five course Summer Tasting Menu, at R295. A bread, butter and tomato jam course is a sixth bonus course. It is available from Mondays – Thursdays for Lunch and Dinner.

The Restaurant offers a five course Vegetarian menu too, at R245.

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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 81 of Level 1, 20:December 2021.


Monday 20 December 2021, Day 81 of Level 1, My Birthday 🎉

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous birthday, literally overwhelmed by the volume of messages on Whats App and in Groups, on Facebook and calls, not having got to see them all yet, starting from 6h00 ❤️❤️❤️; for getting some work done this morning; for the most amazing Birthday gift from the Camps Bay community today (see below); for seeing Barbara Lenhard and Flo Gast, who flew in from Germany this morning, not having seen them for 8 months, their Smart having stood in my garage, catching up quickly on our news and nibbling left over Christmas biscuits; for Hennie Kriel sending Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 57 of Level 1, 26 November 2021


Friday 26 November 2021, Day 57 of Level 1, #BlackFriday 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a day of extreme contrasts, waking up to the dreadful news of the UK putting us back on the Red List, with the rest of the world (or so it seems) banning flights from our country, the UK, Germany, and the USA bans hitting our tourism industry particularly hard, my clients and tourism players devastated today, but we’ve been through tough times before and we will survive; for a wonderful 7 hour continuous sleep, and then firing away with the work which needed to be done this morning; for the rain holding off when I was in town to attend a Brand talk hosted by Tania Olivier, meeting such lovely marketing girls sitting next to me, exchanging restaurant news, especially about Continue reading →