The Old Quarter

The former Malaysian Satay Kajang has reopened as a new Vietnamese restaurant on Dixon Street; The Old Quarter. What another Vietnamese restaurant in Welly you say but clapping your hands of course, and not complaining.  Continue reading

Advertisements

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

Fab new spot near Port Denarau, Fiji

2016-05-28 11.50.112016-05-28 11.50.36 2016-05-28 11.51.502016-05-28 12.03.11 2016-05-28 12.07.45 2016-05-29 18.21.47 2016-05-29 19.01.10-1 2016-05-29 19.25.54 2016-05-29 19.26.47 2016-05-29 19.27.55-1 2016-05-30 20.17.11 2016-05-30 20.17.36 2016-05-30 20.20.55-1

Thanks to lovely, local Laura’s recommendation, foodietraveller was hot to trot to experience a new cafe in Denarau. Newly opened Cafe O is the creation of experienced F & B Manager and current Wedding Stylist, Cherie Oyagawa-Smith. Cherie, half Samoan and half Japanese, has spent many years in Fiji and her family has now settled in New Zealand. Her cafe theme was influenced by her Prof Chef brother John, who runs a successful Cafe O catering business in Grey Lynn, Auckland. Note to self.

Continue reading