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Restaurant Review: Coco Safar opens second Sea Point Branch, not yet ready for clients, more to come in SA and USA!


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 →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 82 of Level 1, 21 December 2021


Tuesday 21 December 2021, Day 82 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a challenge of a day, with no power in Camps Bay for 21 hours, affecting the whole Atlantic Seaboard, City centre and Bowl, and Woodstock, not knowing how long it would take to be fixed, not sure if I should sleep more, or get up and walk, my phone battery being flat already, so the first start was to get up and get my power bank from the car, so while it was charging the phone, no messages were going out and I couldn’t make calls; I fetched a gift of a shirt, biscuits and a donation Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 70 of Level 1, 9 December 2021


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 →

Sweet Service Award goes to Atlas Trading; Sour Service Award goes to ESKOM!


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 →