Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Dornier pop-up restaurant at Merchant's Café in Long St

We were greeted on the pavement outside Merchant’s Café at 33 Long Street for the Dornier Pop-up restaurant.
Watch this space, it will happen again this coming winter
Starlight ceiling in the restaurant
Raphael Dornier chats to Florian Gast of Opulent Living magazine
Two tapas dishes were on offer for R50 a plate – Lynne had the aubergine rolls filled with goats cheese and topped with pesto which were extremely good
John had three plump fresh oysters, he preferred them au naturel, but you can have different sauces on them.
We drank Dornier’s very crisp and delightfully fresh Donatus White blend. You could also have the Tempranillo
Restaurant manager, Merwe Steenkamp and Louise Starey, Dornier's Wine Lounge Manager, in discussion
Raphael, concentrating hard, taking pictures of the evening
Neil Norman, the chef at Dornier, joins us for a glass of wine and a chat
A golden pig on the counter adds atmosphere
Louise Starey pours a pint
We were early, this was the beginning of a busy evening with lots of people dropping in to see what a Pop-up restaurant is all about
Merwe Steenkamp pouring the wine
Cosmopolitan Long Street, early Friday evening, getting ready for the fun and the hip and happening of Cape Town
© John & Lynne Ford, Adamastor & Bacchus 2013
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