Monthly Archives: August 2015

Etrusco at the Savoy

I had originally booked somewhere else for dinner, when I had asked Mr Wasabi at the time whether he wanted to go to my originally booked place he said ‘up to me’  So I went ahead to book it.   But … Continue reading

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Best Cafe

Best Cafe, would have to be one of the oldest cafe/eateries in Dunedin which was established in 1932.  Note, this is not the usual cafe that you think of serving coffee, brunch of bacon and eggs etc, but more of a … Continue reading

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Jitsu

This is an accumulation of a number of visits to this fabulous Japanese restaurant. My first outing was last year for lunch.  half of the all blacks team were also dining here which made for great eye candy.    The … Continue reading

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Ironic Cafe

Ironic Café won the best café of the year award in 2014 by Restaurant Association of New Zealand.   I was keen to give this place a go to see what made this café so good  to win this award. … Continue reading

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Lava Dining @ The Sofitel

Lava is one of Sofitels restaurants serving a selection of dishes with a French flair.  Mr Wasabi had the intention on dining here for there 30 minute express lunch option for $30, assuming the dishes would be something from the … Continue reading

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The Sugar Club Revisited

The Sugar Club located within Aucklands iconic Sky Tower is perhaps one of Auckland’s premier dining establishments serving a selection of small dishes with a view to match.  And not to mention free entry into the Sky Tower’s observation deck … Continue reading

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Federal Delicatessen Revisited

Federal Delicatessen is my go to place if I want to get a decent poutine in New Zealand.  There definitely is no place in Wellington that you can get this dish (well not that I know of.  But if you … Continue reading

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L’Asssiette

L’Assiette is a small slightly cosy, yet laid back French Bistro that serves a selection of food made to order from the menu and a small selection of sweet and savoury patisserie that are made inhouse as well as crepes … Continue reading

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Canton Grill Seafood Restaurant – Take 2

I thought I might make an effort to review Canton Grill Seafood Restaurant as I frequent this place a lot. Though I have not dined here, I have been in to get takeaways, specially for their roast meats, which I … Continue reading

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L’eouf

There is one thing that I like about Auckland, is the share number of cafes in which you can go, some serving the usual brunch flair while others serve something different, unusual and interesting.   Loeuf is one of those … Continue reading

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