Tag: steak

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Savouring Basque delights at Lurra

Today we’re heading into Marylebone in central London. It’s kind of behind Marble Arch (north of Oxford Street) and an easy place to get lost with its labyrinthine streets lined with some of the Capital’s trendiest eateries and bars. Also a good place to get lost – you certainly won’t go hungry or thirsty here. When I […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands, Uncategorized

Classic starters and succulent steaks at the Cattle Baron

There’s been a lot of fine dining going on recently. Have you noticed? So today it’s time to step away from the gourmet and try out a new addition to the Cattle Baron franchise for some delicious, hearty, simple food. Their motto is “The finest cut meat grilled to perfection” …bring us some of that I […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Our newest local in Sea Point: NV-80

It’s always a joy to have good restaurants on your doorstep. And in Sea Point in Cape Town, the main road is buzzing with a range of places to eat. Five minutes walk away from where we’re staying is a newly completed shopping centre called The Point. Gleaming tiles and shiny windows welcome you and there are […]

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South Africa meets France at Cafe Dijon

The quest continues to bring you the best that Cape Town has to offer. Tonight we went up the road to Green Point. Cafe Dijon opened 15 months ago and is run by South African Francophiles Sarah and Johan Du Plessis (AKA Dup). A fabulously designed French-bistro style interior leads out onto a magical terrace […]

Restaurants in London

Tasty delights at The Palm in stylish Belgravia

Today it’s time for a touch of American foodie tradition and history in London. The first Palm restaurant was opened in NYC in 1926 by John Ganzi and Pio Bozzi. The story goes that they wanted to name it after their hometown, Parma, but when they went to register it the clerk misunderstood their Italian […]

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A Covent Garden favourite: Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar

I’m loving being back in London and returning to favourite dining venues as well as trying new ones. And of course, wandering around Covent Garden checking out what’s happening and what’s changed. Today was my chance to visit one of my favourites in the area – Sophie’s Steakhouse and Bar. It’s on Wellington Street, a […]