Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hummingbird Eatery & Bar

After some work drinks we decided to head into town to grab a quick bite to eat, as we both could not be bothered going home to cook.  Wandering along Courtenay Place  slowly narrowing our selection of places to go … Continue reading

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The Empanada Kitchen

My old favorite haunting ground when I come to Queenstown – The Empanada Kitchen.  The Empanada Kitchen started off as a small stall selling South American empanadas (a South American snack food containing various fillings encased in pastry which are … Continue reading

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KK Malaysian

Every time we drive past KK Malaysia, there always seem to be a lot of people dining here.  We decided to give it a try over an early lunch to ensure we got a table and without having to wait. … Continue reading

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Le Marche Francais

Le Marche Francais is run by Veronique and her team, offering great French cuisine that is tasty and affordable.  The cafe which is open for breakfast and brunch/lunch  is house in an old woolstore in Thorndon.  You can also call … Continue reading

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Ernesto Popup Cafe @ El Matador

We popped into the Ernesto popup cafe held at El Matador.   Ernesto Cafe use to be located on the corner of Guzhnee Street and Cuba Street opposite Scopa, but had closed down due to the required strengthen work on … Continue reading

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Eden Noodle

Eden Noodle is a cheap and cheerful Chinese takeaway that specialises in Sichuan food.  It is located on Auckland’s so called Chinatown precinct – Dominion Road and is constantly rated as one of the top ‘Cheap Eats’ by Metro magazine.

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Amisfield Winery and Bistro

Here we are in Queenstown again.  We made reservations to Amisfield Winery & Bristro aka Amisfield as it won Cuisine’s best vineyard restaurant 2013 award.

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Mama Brown

Mama Brown located where Wholly Bagels use to be on Wakefield Street (opposite the Hyundai car dealers). Which now plays host to a Southern American/Mexican dining establishment serving the likes of tacos, empanadas, sliders, milkshakes, American style breakfast etc.

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Hardware Societe

Hardware Societe is a small Spanish influenced cafe that pulls in a large audience looking for breakfast and lunch during the week.  Of late, it seems to be crowded with tourists showcasing their large DSLR cameras.

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Scopa

Scopa is a small modern Italian cafe/restaurant specisiling in authentic thin based Italian pizza and house made pasta. It is owned and operated by two brothers who were the son of Remiro Bresolin who opened the Italian restaurant IL Casino … Continue reading

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