Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hayden’s pies

Hayden’s pies in Ulladulla (about a 3 hour drive south of Sydney) had been recommended to me by family living there.  We Dropped by to grab some pies to see what the fuss was about Hayden’s pies stock a large … Continue reading

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Terroir Restaurant @ Craggy Range

As usually, Hawke’s Bay  always turns on the weather on this hot, sunny calm day,  we were heading back to Wellington after spending the weekend here, and decided to make a stop at the famous Craggy Range Vineyard.  Set against a … Continue reading

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Customs Brew Bar

Customs brew bar specialises in various coffee brewing methods, as well as the usual espresso coffees.

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Hippopotamus – Take 2

Celebrating our wedding anniversary, we decided to head to Hippopotamus having made a reservation a month earlier to avoid any disappointment. At the last minute and due to a late lunch that day, I made a last minute request to … Continue reading

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German Arms Hotel

We decided to take a  day trip to Hahndorf which is a little German town on the outskirts of Adelaide –  about an hours drive south east.  Thinking they would serve tonnes of delicious German food.  Yes I admit, I do … Continue reading

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Ramen Do

Ramen Do specialises in ramen noodles both in soup or cold ramen.   My cousin introduced me to this place, so I thought I would give this place a try.   The restaurant is not very busy, both times that … Continue reading

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Dumpling King

After a 4.5 hour flight from Auckland to Adelaide with no food, I was feeling a bit peckish.   Since our hotel was located next to China town, we decided to go for a wonder around a small part of … Continue reading

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Baduzzi

Baduzzi is the latest venture from the people behind The Grove – Michael Dearth. Michael’s vision is to bring ‘food for the people’, using good quality seasonal produce and ingredients.

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Hede Cafe & Bar

Looking for somewhere cheap, quick and close for dinner we headed to Hede Cafe & Bar which is a Japanese restaurant located on Town Hall end of Cuba St. Owned by Chinese, this place was full of Caucasian, not a … Continue reading

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Scopa – take 2

Plus 1 and I have been back to Scopa several times not intentionally but just happen to be walking past in search for some food. I do not know what it is but this place, which gives me a good … Continue reading

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