Baby Baby!

I was in my element in this funky Auckland Thai/Vietnamese Asian-fusion eatery/cocktail bar in Ponsonby- Mekong Baby. The décor is amazing and is different depending on what nook and cranny you sit in. If you’re looking for something a little more intimate, they have the Opium Den (ok!), the S &M room (ok- no wait I think that says Ms. M’s room!) and the Mekong Room. The food and service here above all that is outstanding. Continue reading

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Wake me up before you go, go!

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Finally Mr Go’s has been given a second chance and has reopened on Taranaki St, opposite Les Mills. It also had time to make some adjustments to the menu in the interim. Peeps we have authentic, Asian hawker food right on our doorstep. Continue reading

One night in Greytown!

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I usually visit Greytown a few times a year and as soon as I arrive, I’m filled with a sense of calm. An obligatory stop was made again at 2 short whites eatery and preservatory. It’s situated in a newly developed area at 76 Main Street Greytown. The location is dangerous though, as it’s near the most gorgeous boutique Deluxe, so then suddenly my lunch becomes costly. Continue reading

Melbourne foodie/travel tips!

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6th visit to Melbourne and this time blogging was my purpose, with a wee spot of shopping and sightseeing thrown in for good measure. My eatathon will be one I won’t forget quickly and has set the scene for future visits.

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Ortega Fish Shack

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I think this visit to Ortega Fish Shack had to be my best meal in Wellington this year. Ok so it was our dear friend Don’s 60th, and champagne was flowing and the company was awesome but this was a Mediterranean feast. Continue reading

Napier hot-spots to visit

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This has been my best trip to Hawkes Bay to date, as I got to go to six amazing new cafe/restaurant/bars. I’m combining six blog posts in one and you won’t be disappointed.

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Loungin’ at the Cashmere

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I decided to gather a few Khandallah ladies to lounge with me at the Cashmere Lounge on a gorgeous evening. I reserved a table in advance however that for some reason got lost in translation. Not to worry as I was early, so a table for 6 in the cosy booth seating was fine. Continue reading

Roast duck on a truck with a view

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I’d read and heard so much about this food truck which also parks itself on Tinakori Road, on Friday nights. Our lovely Sunday morning walk was complemented by a lunch stop at the Harbourside Markets. Geez it was busy. Nudging myself gently through the crowd, I headed (well aimed fast!) towards La Rotisserie du Canard (Canard with a silent‘d’).

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