Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Garlic Press

With one night in New Plymouth, we thought we would go to Andre’s one of the best restaurants in New Plymouth, however they were not open so we decided to go to The Garlic Press  which was around the corner … Continue reading

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Toru Cafe

We’re back in Auckland again, walking along Hobson Street in the CBD and out of the corner of my eye, I saw this poster adverting Market Day in Ponsonby.  We decided to head out to Ponsonby to see what this … Continue reading

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Maranui Cafe

Wow! what can I say, I am truly surprised with the offerings Maranui Cafe has to offer in terms of food and stunning views of the Wellington South Coast.   I decided to take Friday afternoon off to relax and … Continue reading

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The Canteen

Another new cafe has been added to the Wellington cafe scene – The Canteen.   The Canteen has been open for two months which is located on Bond Street.  Having walked past this place several times, I keep telling myself … Continue reading

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Phong Vu

Located deep within the Left Bank Arcade off Cuba Street lies a small Vietnamese restaurant named Phong Vu,   offering a selection of entrees and mains ranging from rice paper rolls, salads, noodle soups, pancakes, dry noodle salads.

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The Ramen Shop

The Ramen Shop is a popup Ramen joint that randomly pops up around Wellington.   Recently it has been popping up regularly at the Wellington City Market on Sunday mornings. For their next location and 0pening times, stay tuned to … Continue reading

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Wine Chambers

Located in the heart of Auckland CBD lies the Wine Chambers,  which is in the top 50 restaurants in Auckland according to Metro Eats.  Martina Lutz who owns Wine Chambers also has a sister restaurant Number 5 who is also Auckland’s top … Continue reading

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The Bunker

What could possibly top Rata?  I was searching high and low on the internet of a resturant that could better our dinner that we had the previous week at Rata.  I manage to find this great little gem of a restaurant … Continue reading

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Little and Friday

Small cafe special suing in small treats. Owned and operated by Kim Evans who is a self taught baker, who started out by selling sweet goods on a Friday.  Now her business has expanded to two successful cafes in Auckland, … Continue reading

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Fergburger – Take 2

So where we are again at the famous Fergburger in Queenstown, we just could not get enough.   The queue to order the burgers was short, however the waiting time for the burgers itself was again between 20-25 minutes long.

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