Toomuchloveliness: Shio

Ten Dish Kaiseki Experience with Shio

I’m a long standing fan of Cheyne’s food – from his original namesake spot, Cheyne’s, in Houtbay to the wonderful Shio in De Waterkant. I love following him on instagram to see what new and exciting dishes he is creating. And a few weeks back he announced his ten dish Kaiseki experience at R350 per…

Toomuchloveliness Guide to a Weekend in McGregor

I’m a big believer in exploring your own backyard – whether it be a new restaurant in your suburb, long weekends away or a full scale cross country road trip. I hope to inspire more weekends away for my fellow Cape Townians and prove how affordable weekend escaping can be. I have found the Robertson…

Toomuchloveliness: Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Tomo Japanese Restaurant for a sushi feast

I am slowly building a best sushi in Cape Town blog post at the request of a friend. It is happening slowly because I want to get it right. I want the beautiful blog posts ready to support the list of delicious gems. We also want to make sure we’ve tried all the great Cape…

Toomuchloveliness: Idiom Wine

Idiom Wine Farm and their new menu launch

I have been a long time fan of Idiom Wine Farm from their lovely Italian wines to their fantastic fine dining menu served in the most beautiful setting. We joined them for lunch when they opened two years ago and had a brilliant experience. Since then they have a new chef and a brilliant new…

Lanzerac Hotel and Spa: A luxury Stellenbosch Escape

Friends of mine had been raving about the recently reopened Lanzerac Hotel and Spa. Lanzerac has been closed for the last little while for renovations due to a fire which unfortunately destroyed large parts of the hotel. They are now open again and are better than ever! Lanzerac is a serious luxury choice in the…

Toomuchloveliness: Robertson Slow

Taking it Easy at the Robertson Slow

I have a very dear friend who is the unofficial boss of the Robertson Wine Valley. And when she tells you to come to the Robertson Slow– you pack a bag. And when she sends you an itinerary – you do what she says. I was so delighted to spend a weekend being bossed around…

Toomuchloveliness: Casa Mori

An Artichoke Lunch with Casa Mori

Wonderful friends of ours host an annual artichoke lunch. It’s one of those – if you know, you know kind of things. Their family farm grows artichokes and every year they open up their home, Casa Mori, cook a ton of artichoke dishes and have a party. This is a “mean-ish” blog post because this…

Toomuchloveliness: The Flying Pan

Putting The Flying Pan in charge of my kitchen!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram you may have noticed my Sunday cooking! I’ve been receiving such lovely feedback and interaction and would love to have you join me in my “instagram kitchen“. I love cooking healthy and delicious food but there is absolutely no time in the weeks. I try my best to…

Toomuchloveliness: La Tete

La Tete Winter Special

We snuck in a midweek date night at La Tete recently and it was such a lovely evening! What made it even better was the great winter special which really makes these midweek date nights possible! To keep this post super honest I want to let you know that this is our second visit to…

Blanko Supper Club

Blanko Supper Club with Saxenburg Wines

We were recently invited to the Blanko Supper Club and had such a wonderful evening! I am so excited to share our experience with you- my only upset is that due to the romantic lighting my photos are not great. Please be forgiving of this! We had joined Blanko before for lunch and really loved…

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