Tag Archives: tuna steak

City Bowl Market on Hope

25 Sep

I’ve been meaning to go to the City Bowl Market since it opened earlier this year to a flood of positive reviews from the twitterati who called it the less pretentious version of the Neighbourgoods Market at the Biscuit Mill (whose trendiness is only surpassed by the lack of parking).  I finally made it there […]

Cape Town Sushi Showdown

26 Apr

Can you believe I only had sushi for the first time about 5 years ago?  Neither can I.   After living in Grahamstown for 17 years (not known for fresh seafood at the best of times) it still took me a while after moving to Cape Town to cotton onto this eat-out treat staple (I mean […]

Lekker kos by Kalk Bay

10 Apr

Lunch at Olympia Cafe

(Lovely food at Cork Bay) Kalk Bay is hardly a secret spot for Cape Townians, but sometimes it takes having a visitor who you want to “show the sights” to make us appreciate what’s right on our doorstep.  My brother was just such a visitor this weekend and we took advantage of the beautiful late […]

Have you been to Arniston?

26 Feb

Arniston beach

About two and half hours along the east coast from Cape Town, through Bredasdorp and along the straight road past the ostriches, is the beautiful seaside town of Arniston – one of my favourite weekend away spots.  One reason (besides that it’s beautiful and has relatively warm water compared to Cape Town) is because it’s […]

Muisbosskerm – the West Coast Feast

15 Jan


Muisbosskerm is a west coast gem, literally off the beaten track (you have to pay a toll to use the railway service dirt road) between Elands Bay and Lamberts Bay.  On a whim it became our party of 12’s Old Year’s Day lunch destination, although “lunch” is hardly a sufficient way to describe the feast […]