Cape Town, South Africa
Given the rainy, windy weather in Cape Town, I wasn’t able to do much of what I had hoped to do. So instead I went on a culinary tour of the city. Now I am about 10 pounds heavier than I was when I arrived five days ago.
One of my favorite places was a gourmet, artisan food market at the V&A waterfront called Market at the Wharf. Normally, I would dismiss all restaurants in a touristy area like the V&A Waterfront, but this market has character and great finds. It is an indoor collection of small, artisanal food stands ranging from dried spices, bubble tea, Indian food, Taiwanese, Cuban food, a butcher, cheese, etc. My favorite two items were a 1) Power Smoothie with pineapple, spinach, avocado, apple and cucumber and 2) a chocolate cake pop. I think eating the two together offsets any guilt…
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