Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fergburger

Established in 2001 as a hole in a wall burger joint where inebriated locals could get there late night hunger fix. Fergburger has since become an institution ranking  within the top 10 places to eat in Queenstown by Trip Advisor.

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Rata

Rata, a restaurant and menu inspired by its surroundings.  This is the newest dining venture from New Zealand master chef judge, Josh Emett, who has also worked as the top chef for a number of Gordon Ramsay’s restaurants.  Rata is … Continue reading

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Pub on Wharf

We were in Queenstown during Bledisloe cup night, we decided to head down to the local pub – Pub on Wharf to catch the All Blacks vs Wallabies rugby match.

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Foxglove – Wellington on a Plate 2013

This is perhaps my last Wellington on a Plate event, which saw us (my friend K and I) visit Foxglove for lunch.   I was having trouble which WOAP event we should attend after a week thinking which restaurant/cafe was worth while, I … Continue reading

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Wine Loft – Wellington on a Plate 2013

Another Wellington on a Plate event.  Reading the Wine Loft’s menu on paper I had high hopes that this would turn out to be delicious.   Who could complain  about scallops, venison, braised beef cheeks and pan fried fish?

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Logan Brown – Wellington on a Plate 2013

Can you believe it, this is our sixth Wellington on a Plate event and perhaps the best one so far.  Logan Brown is a Wellington institution  which was co-owned by Al Brown and Steve Logan, who have since departed, have … Continue reading

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The Hop Garden – Wellington on a Plate 2013

Our fifth Wellington on a Plate excursion after a hectic afternoon where mother nature decided to rattle the earth beneath our feet and the traffic grid locking all over the city, we decided to stay in town to weather out … Continue reading

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Ruth Pretty – We all SCREAM for Ice Cream – Wellington on a Plate 2013

As part of Wellington on a Plate event, Ruth Pretty a local Wellington chef and catering guru decided to setup a popup ice cream stall ‘ We all Scream for Ice Cream’ in the middle of Wellington CBD – Midland … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark

It was recently that I found out there was a new Taiwanese restaurant in Wellington, so I thought I would give it a try and compare it with the other Taiwanese restaurant.

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Pravda – Wellington on a Plate 2013

My third Wellington on a Plate dine event took me to Pravda Cafe which translates to “The Truth” with my fellow work colleagues for lunch. Pravda Cafe is part of the Nourish Group that is owned by Master Chef Simon Gault who … Continue reading

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