Aglio e Olio

A short Spring ago, we decided to make an Italian classic pasta dish Aglio e Olio, aka Garlic Oil Pasta. Or rather, I observed, offered unwanted and unhelpful comments, stood and loomed over the table with my neck craned against the ceiling to get the flatlay shot, and constantly attempted to sabotage the dish by […]

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Duck Duck Goose – revisited

Easter, how I love you so. After promising to return to Duck Duck Goose as soon as possible after my first visit (read it here), the months drew on as everyone’s work schedules clashed making it difficult to form a proper brunch day outing (was about to insert a comment thanking someone for his sacrifice […]

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Artwok

It was during that sudden downpour last week that we decided to venture out to the shore to have a family dinner at Artwok. Thanks to the ongoing holiday mode, the motorway was relatively clear with no congestion in sight despite the rain. We made a rather haphazard dash in the rain for the restaurant […]

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Papparich Sylvia Park

Hooray for better dining options at Sylvia Park! New Zealand is finally catching up to the impressive range of cafes and restaurants you’d find in shopping malls overseas, and Papparich is the kind of choice that everyone can enjoy. The store at Sylvia Park signifies its second branch in New Zealand. I was invited to […]

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The Glass Goose: Frosé + Prosé

If you haven’t been to this rooftop bar and eatery yet, I urge you to. Situated outside SkyCity beside the infamous Depot and Federal Delicatessen on Federal Street, The Glass Goose is designed to mimic the look and feel of a glasshouse to provide an abundance of natural sunlight in the day, and twinkling views […]

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Small Fry Cafe

In the humble suburbs of Pakuranga comes Small Fry Cafe in the Te Tuhi art gallery, run by Ruby White aka Miss Changy. Known from her restaurant pop ups and homemade crockery, she’s settled down into a permanent home with this new eatery which already made Metro Top 10 Cafes 2017 within two months of […]

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Taste of Auckland 2017

My favourite food festival just gets better and better every year. If you have only one foodie event you can attend, make sure it’s Taste of Auckland. This huge outdoor festival located in Western Springs is always abuzz with excitement and of course, food. There’s a huge line up of exhibitors showcasing their great products […]

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