Coffee Delux at Coco Safar

Stepping into the plush Coco Safar in Cavendish Square Claremont I quickly picked up on Buenos Aires memories. The detail and stylish charm had me reminiscing about the Argentinian institution Café Tortoni. These thoughts were soon replaced with new indulgences.  The detail and personal attention at this new coffee emportium was just… WOW! Coffee is served on small cane trays embedded… Read More Coffee Delux at Coco Safar

Overberg Country Roads to Sunday Lunch #2

Driving from Hermanus further South visitors are led to the historical village of Stanford.  Just before reaching the village you are faced with a few choices for a lunch stop.  The first is Sir Robert Stanford Vineyards where wine tasting and bistro style food is offered by Elsa-Marie’s or … if you motor on for about 500 meters you… Read More Overberg Country Roads to Sunday Lunch #2

Bartho Eksteen Wines, Hemel-en-Aarde Hermanus

Hermanus winemaker Bartho Eksteen is known for his love of Sauvignon Blanc, the sea, his close-knit family and for incorporating Afrikaans in his wine works. He is quirky and perhaps a little eccentric. He has travelled to New Zealand and France to appreciate white Bordeaux – Sauvignon Blanc – as best he could. The lessons learnt… Read More Bartho Eksteen Wines, Hemel-en-Aarde Hermanus