Autumn is here; shorter days, cooler nights and, in Cape Town, the start of winter restaurant specials. La Mouette in Sea Point is offering 6 courses for R185, and with wines for R295. This special tasting menu includes sweet potato soup with tomato harissa, yoghurt, lavoche, truffle and cheese croquettes, and pan-fried linefish with a fricassee of gnocchi, carrots, capers, parsnip puree, and braised beef croquette, to name just two of the dishes. There are vegetarian options available for each course. You can view the full menu here. La Mouette not only offers excellent food but prides itself on the meticulous selection of complementary wines. The owners and managers of La Mouette have expertly matched food and wine to
It is great to hear that Mikael Mendonca is back in the business of personal training, and is now based in the Renaissance Body Science Institute, 183 Bree Street, Cape Town. His return to the RBSI is primarily motivated by the fact that personal training still is, and always will be in his blood. By his account, he has missed being on the training floor, aiding and assisting people in obtaining their personal health and fitness goals. Mikael is a highly qualified specialist in the medical/wellness/fitness field, and his achievements on the sports field contributed greatly to his success as a Personal Trainer and lifestyle coach. His services include working on achieving specific goals for weight gain; (or weight loss as the
The highly anticipated women’s clothing store, Alessia has now opened in the Piazza Da Luz centre in Sea Point. With its graceful lines and elegant lighting Alessia provides an intimate space to browse the latest fashion offerings from all over the world. This classy boutique caters to every fashionista’s dream and is set to be the place to get that unique party dress or outfit. [ad#for-cape-town-shoppers] Alessia Boutique exudes exclusivity as most styles are kept to a minimum quantity and are sourced from Europe, America and Brazil. Even though the designer pieces are imported in the most sought after sizes, Alessia provides something for everyone with prices ranging from R400 for elegant tops, blouses and slips to
Ever wondered why people who make their money from the provision of accommodation facilities often cannot spell the word "accommodation " correctly? It is one of my pet hates. I mean get it right! It's like saying you make a living out of playing the sport called rubgy! One of the most glaring examples I have seen recently is a large sign as you enter into Victoria Road in Bantry Bay at the end of Sea Point. Check it out - or better still - point out any that you may see on your travels (photos most welcome). Two nights accommodation (or would it now be acommodation or accomodation?) at 17 on Loader Guest House are up for grabs for the most interesting submission......!