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Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Spectacular salad plates at The Kitchen

Today I met my sister, Angie, for lunch – always a pleasure. And she suggested that we went to The Kitchen in Cape Town’s Woodstock. This little eatery is the brainchild of chef Karen Dudley who describes herself as a home cook. She’s written three fabulous books and I’ve made so many of her recipes […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Tasty country cooking at Hilda’s Kitchen, Groote Post

Today we headed for a long weekend in Paternoster, a beautiful seaside town on South Africa’s West Coast. And we had to drive past a turn off to a vineyard – and one which we have loved many bottles of wine from. So, you’ve guessed it, we couldn’t drive past. Instead we headed down the […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Delicious dishes on high at Utopia in Cape Town

Today we’re taking to the rooftops for dinner at Utopia in Cape Town’s De Waterkant area. Utopia is well-named, living up to its dictionary definition. “An imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” Except this Utopia is not imagined – UberUtopia perhaps? Sounds like my kind of […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

My happy return to La Mouette in Sea Point

It’s always wonderful to return to an old favourite. We’ve visited┬áLa Mouette pretty much every year since it opened in in 2010, wow that’s a 10-year anniversary then (coming up in May)! ┬áChef Henry Vigar produces such genius, inventive dishes on his ever-changing menu using seasonal local ingredients in a way you simply couldn’t imagine […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Fabulous Thali for a delightful Indian feast

Eating Covent Garden is back…and we’re eating incredible food in Cape Town. About time, I’ve been very quiet in blogland recently but don’t worry, there’s plenty of delicious food and exciting travel to come. So watch this space. But first come with me to buzzing Kloof Street and the wonderful food of Thali, which is […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Fabulous Fiume at Battersea Power Station

Today we’re heading to London’s iconic Battersea Power Station. Those striking towers are one of the most distinctive landmarks on London’s skyline. At its peak the power station supplied a fifth of London’s electricity – including to the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. From the 80s it’s been sitting derelict, waiting for redevelopment which […]