Coco Safar Pâtisserie and Restaurant has opened a second branch in Sea Point, now also at St John’s Piazza, with plans for a number of further store openings in South Africa as well as in the USA.
Coco Safar first opened in Cavendish in Claremont in 2016, and it is here that I met South African owner Wilhelm Liebenberg, who had returned to his home country after many years.
He and his Canadian partner Caroline Sirois opened a deluxe boutique outlet selling bespoke luxury coffees as well as Rooibos teas, each variant named after a world city, and the ultimate in Pâtisserie offerings. Continue reading →
Thursday 9 December 2021, Day 70 of Level 1 😷
Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏
#grateful for a day turned on its head, my Thursdays usually having a status meeting afternoon, requiring a preparation morning, but as my client could not meet with me today, things turned out differently, a visit to my dentist in the Waterfront at 12h00 influencing my time plan today; for a walk through Bakoven; for finishing a Blogpost this morning; for getting an implant affixed again, it coming out in Gary’s funicular 😂; for Minsky coming back home safely this morning after a night out on the town 😻; for a shop for cat food pouches at Woolies, their afternoon treat; for getting my postal Address changed at Continue reading →
The Sweet Service Award goes to Atlas Trading in Bo-Kaap, for its well-priced coarse salt and peppercorns, all clearly marked with its content, expiry date, and the price on the shelf. I have always tried to buy refills for these products at Pick n Pay, never having the correct product, or only selling them in expensive non-opening pepper or salt grinders. Continue reading →