Sweet Vanilla Cafe where have you been all my life? I laughed when I drove by this quaint cafe in the burbs of Lower Hutt, as their outside blackboard was advertising devilled kidneys. That’s all it said. Yuk my stomach churned and that smell and taste brought back childhood memories! However I did think, how clever, how very “Paleo’ of them, to boldly advertise their organ dish of the day! As I was now intrigued , I “sweetly vanilled asked” my Dad to treat us to lunch there. Not that I was wanting to try the kidneys of course, however I would have eaten chicken livers in a flash.
The Flight Coffee Hangar cafe in Upper Dixon Street is not your normal cafe; it’s a retro New York style cafe and cocktail bar, open 7am till 5pm Mon-Tues and till 1am Wed to Sat (way past my bedtime).
Do re me..la far ray so- L’affare (pronounced la-far-ray) is music to my Italian ears with its noise and smell that heightens my senses. Caffe L’affare- translates to Coffee Business and they indeed do the ‘bizo’ when it comes to coffee.
Will Charlie pay your bill?
Charlie Bill’s Fine Food Bistro is in one of Welly’s upmarket suburbs of Thorndon. My husband chose this venue and it was definitely a surprise, as I was expecting to eat somewhere in the CBD. We tend to (not intentionally), neglect places that are nestled in the ‘burbs. We have been only once before and really enjoyed it but it just kinda slipped off our radar.
Mmm I now have another favourite hangout in Fiji. I don’t wanna cheat on L’Epicier at the Hilton or Taste Kitchen Cafe in Martindar, but I’m now spoilt for choice. I guess these places are lucky I have found them … Continue reading
My wee little trendy local here in Nadi, Fiji. Offering a great selection of espressos, lattes, mochas, iced coffees using Piazza D’Oro brand, teas, frappes, smoothies, shakes and juices.