Out and about at Hillcrest Farm Tygerberg Hills

What more could one want? A perfect early summer day, excellent wine from Winemaker Arno Smith (assisted by his little dog Saartjie—famous in her own right), gorgeous olives from the farm, hearty farm style food, and now—to top it all—BEER! No wonder people are...

Out and about at Forneria Italia Tableview

                  Forneria Italia has a long been a favourite family restaurant in the Tableview area always offering the best Italian food at good prices using the very best ingredients. The pasta dishes include fabulous...

Out and about at Fairview Paarl

                    Capetonians are out and about in droves, especially as we have had some delightful early summer days. Winter has not quite loosed its grip and Mother Nature reminded us forcefully that she is still...

Out and about at Melkbos treasure Cafe Orca

  There is nothing more appealing to me than sitting at the edge of the ocean eating something that recently came from it. This charming little place right on the seemingly endless beach at Melkbosstrand is a treasure not to be missed.  It is a favourite of the...

Escape lockdown deliciously at Constantia Glen

      Is it just me or do other people also feel as if we are emerging—albeit at snail’s pace—from a bizarre period –one where we could not go out? Now we can-- and the feeling is one of liberation, almost exploratory. One place I really missed was the...

The Melck family at Muratie Stellenbosch–local legends

  There are many stories associated with the Muratie estate in Stellenbosch. Not many places can claim a heritage so colourful and which stretches back  hundreds of years. Just driving up the narrow little road that leads to it seems to be taking one back in time...