"Can you believe today is finally here? Fine wine … Ice-cold beers … The sound of champagne corks popping. It’s truly an incredible day to bring the music back … the joy of life back."

This is what Restaurant Association of SA CEO Wendy Alberts wrote to her members on August 18, the first day since mid-March that SA’s restaurants were allowed to open and serve alcohol...

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