Toomuchloveliness: Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards

Discovering Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards

On our recent weekend away to Stellenbosch we headed home via our final lunch at Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards. Swirl is is their revamped and re-imagined restaurant. Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards has created some incredible pairing menus to showcase their wine range and brilliant food. The restaurant was created as a wine and food pairing…

Toomuchloveliness: Makaron Stellenbosch

Small Plates with Makaron in Stellenbosch

A very long time ago I joined Makaron in Stellenbosch for dinner and we enjoyed a fine dining meal in the kitchen at the chef’s table with amazing food and incredible wine pairings. To date this meal stands out as one of the best I have ever had in Stellenbosch. Fast forward quite some time…

Toomuchloveliness: La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

First Thursday’s with La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

Like any good Cape Townian, I know First Thursdays very well. It’s a busy Thursday night in town with art galleries, pumping restaurants and great wine. Franschhoek has cottoned on to this and has started their own Food and Wine Experience at La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek¬†on the First Thursday of every month through winter.…

Oranjezicht City Farm Market at The Waterfront

I was always a big fan of the Oranjezicht City Farm Market when it was in its original location. And I used to try visit on a monthly basis. However, when it moved to Helen Zille’s home and then again to the V&A¬†Waterfront I fell out of the habit of going. However, on a weekend…

La Colombe: Gourmand Lunch Menu

There is food that is simply perfect. I have a rolling list which includes a perfectly ripe nectarine straight out of the fridge, an avocado in between the rock hard and vrot phase, tuna sashimi and oyster mushrooms. I’m not sure why I find these foods perfect as they are all quite different from one…

Lazy Lunches at Jordan

We have been slowly working our way through the Eat Out Top Ten of 2016 (and the top twenty nominees too). I have visited Jordan before on many occassion for both wine tasting and lunch at their amazing deli. I would highly recommend their deli for delicious seasonal food and stunning views. However, I have…

The Full Vergenoegd Experience

This is going to be one of those names my mom will not be able to pronounce. My mom is straight out of Ireland and comes with a funny accent. Say Vergelegen in your most British accent and it sounds like an old Irish surname. It would be ver-gel-e-gen in case you’re looking for a…

Shared Plates at The Potluck Club

I had a friend visiting from Melbourne and I needed a restaurant that would knock his socks off. This was his third trip to Cape Town so he knows about out our fantastic foodie culture. Picking one restaurant was tricky but I think Potluck Club seriously helped me out with incredible food and massive wow-factor!…

Hog House: The House of Smoked Meats

This post is based on two very fantastic experiences at Hoghouse in Ndebeni (next to Pinelands). The first one was my birthday party where they happily hosted about 25 of us upstairs. And the second one was a more intimate dinner of four with beer tasting and shared plates. I actually live in Pinelands and…

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