Tag: restaurant review

A bouquet for Nikau

Heading off to meet a friend for lunch, I walked through Aro Park where, I discovered, they were having some sort of second-hand/local produce fair. Local produce in the inner city? Well, yes. Laila was selling her home made lemon curd & giving away sourdough starters + a recipe. I admire such generosity of spirit, & … Continue reading A bouquet for Nikau

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You couldn’t fake it

In Bangkok, wondering where to eat. A Google search found Thai Tatler's restaurant reviews, preferred location & favoured cuisine narrowed the field to a few options. And, in the end, we chose Harmonique. And that turned out to be a very good choice. My sort of restaurant in many ways. Not undiscovered by farang, indeed almost entirely a farang … Continue reading You couldn’t fake it

Karori sanctuary aka Zealandia

"She wants to take us to lunch," he said. "Let's go to the sanctuary." The Karori Sanctuary, that is. Renamed Zealandia. And so we went. The selection of counter food looked old, tired, yesterday's. I chose a BLAT (bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato ... as I'm sure you know) in toasted Turkish bread off the menu. … Continue reading Karori sanctuary aka Zealandia