Just off to do the Laundry- yeah right!


I’m back in the funky Cuba quarter again with my second serious food visit to the Laundry cafe. Bring it on. Continue reading

What’s new? New Plymouth


This is only my second visit to New Plymouth and man there are some great places for wining and dining. My first  stop was just by chance. As my corporate lunch was cancelled last minute, I had to quickly hunt for food before my next meeting. Continue reading

A French hottie and smoothe Italian on Waiheke Island

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Not having been to Waiheke for a weekend for a few years, it was fun to return to visit friends and family and to see what foodie surprises were in store. I flagged a vineyard this time, as I felt like a leetle French something. You know I adore anything French. Continue reading

Have you been to Caffe L’affare, one of Wellington’s iconic cafes?

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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.

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