Category Archives: European

Wakatipu Grill

It has been an exceptionally long time since we were last here and there is probably a reason for that, and that is because of menu never sounds enticing enough.  Since we were staying nearby and Sweet Pea was rather … Continue reading

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Artisan Restaurant @ The Bolton Hotel

The last time I had dined here was a couple of years ago as part of the Wellington on a Plate – The Roman Feast which both Mr Wasabi and I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Charley Noble Take 2

It has been a good year and a bit since we were last here.  What I recall from our last meal was that both Mr Wasabi and I were not very impressed with the food here, but decided to give … Continue reading

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Harlequin Public House

I had previously wanted to try this place out, the last time I was in Christchurch but did not get the opportunity to.  So this time I decided to make a visit here.   I though calling up the evening … Continue reading

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Emberz

Another trip to Invercargill, we decided to stay somewhere cheap as we were not going to be staying in our room so we decided to stay at Ascot hotel.  The weather had turned to custard, so we decided to eat … Continue reading

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Ten Twenty Four – Revisited

Mr Wasabi and I were much impressed the first time round that he suggested we should visit 1024 again, and I certainly was not going to complain to that idea.  Please click here to read my previous review One of … Continue reading

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Bistronomy

Bistronomy?  What is it? I have heard of Gastronomy before but not Bistronomy, so I headed to Mr Google for a definition of the name Bistronomy which returns the definition of a blend of bistro + gastronomy.    I tell … Continue reading

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Loretta – Take 2

It has certainly been a while since I was last here since I was on a dietary requirement for the past 9 months where I decided to avoid salads unless it was home made and fresh.

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Le Salon De Joel Rubuchon @ Elements

Our hotel was located right next to Joel Rubuchon’s Le Salon.  As my first visit I was wanting to go back to try other items and what beter chance to try since it was conveniently located next door to our … Continue reading

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The Canteen – Take 2

I think it has been quite some time since I was last here with my friend B and here I am with B again.

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