Monthly Archives: February 2015

Viva Mexico

It has been a while since I was last here.  I recall the last time I was here was with my mum, which could have been early last year.

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Coene’s Provisions

Well well well, Coene’s, the sister of Bethalwoods have just opened up at Royal Port Nicholson’s Yacht Club, (formerly Martin Bosley’s).  I decided to take a sneak peak of their offerings or shall I say sample a couple of dishes.

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St Heliers Bay Bistro & Cafe

St Heliers Bay Bistro is one of those cafes that have won Metro’s best cafes in Auckland a few years ago and many people have recommended this cafe to me.  As usual on a nice sunny day, there is nowhere … Continue reading

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Indochine Kitchen

It is not everyday we get to have Vietnamese let alone Bun Cha where we had discovered this delicious dish while we were travelling through Vietnam last year.   All the Vietnamese restaurants in Wellington does not seem to serve … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Cities and Two Banh Mi’s

With the newly opened Mi, Vietnamese Baguette in Auckland  where I have heard people saying they do the best banh mi in Auckland, I decided to give this place a try and compare it to Wellington’s own Nam D.

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Mi – Vietnamese Baguette

Even before visiting Vietnam I was always a fan of the Vietnamese baguette sandwich – the banh mi.  I was first introduced to banh mi by my sister in law who is a huge fan of Vietnamese food.  I recall … Continue reading

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Has Nam D converted Mr Wasabi?

Craving for some simple, quick and easy Vietnamese, I headed down to Nam D on cable car lane to get my fix where I purchased a couple of items to share with Mr Wasabi over a sunny lunch hour.

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The Besolin

Bresolin brought to you by the Bresolin Brothers – Leonardo and Lorzeno who also own Scopa, Duke Carvells and Tommy Millions. I thought I would wait until the hype had died down before visiting.

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Catch Sushi Bar

I have been here so many times ever since I arrived in Wellington many many years ago and have never done a review of this place.   Catch Sushi Bar clearly does well as it still exist after many years … Continue reading

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Bethel Woods Revisited

Having enjoyed our previous meal here last year I decided to visit this Bethel Woods again.  I was looking forward to the smoked brisket that we had last time.

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