Monthly Archives: November 2014

Le Caprice Bakery, Washington DC.

October 2014. Baking in Washington DC is a joke: when you go searching for the best bakeries here you find yourself in a cupcake competition. Not my territory. This bakery tends to float to the top of the rating list … Continue reading

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La Petite Ferme, Franschoek (South Africa).

November 2014. This was our choice based on TripAdvisor for lunch in this charming little South African wine-production town about 120 km northeast of Cape Town. Unfortunately it was a low-pressure day with pelting rain. We tasted some wonderful wines … Continue reading

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La Luna, Johannesburg.

October 2014 Located on the minor suburban strip a few blocks away from our very comfortable guesthouse, this place was recommended by the owners and definitely didn’t disappoint. We were expecting a Mexico-level experience in keeping with what little we … Continue reading

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Cube Tasting Kitchen, Johannesburg.

October 2014. I’m not sure how I did it but I overwrote my comment on this place┬áten days further into the holiday and so I’m reconstructing it from memory. It was a well-reviewed item in TripAdvisor and elsewhere. Making a … Continue reading

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Corner Bar at the Old Ebbitt Grill, Washington DC.

October 2014. I went to this place twice in a 3-day stay in town because I liked the atmosphere which was (no doubt falsely) clubby and raucous. The bar is off the side of the grill, the latter being the … Continue reading

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