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Get set for Thai cooking lessons

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

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Raise your whisks, ready your woks because Pat Ramannee is coming to the party with her once a year culinary workshop and cooking demonstrations with dinner at Benjarong Thai Restaurant.

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Thai-ho at the Marina

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

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There’s no escaping the popularity of Marina Thai Restaurant – patrons are virtually waiting for the doors to open at this perfectly-placed restaurant where sun, views and, of course,...

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St Heliers Bay Cafe turns up cold catch

Thursday, 16 May 2013

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I’m a big fan of the Hip Group. Responsible for the increasingly long string of successful cafes to its name such as Takapuna Beach Cafe, Cafe on Kohi, The Store in Kohimarama and Britomart,...

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Paihia Food and Wine Festival

Thursday, 16 May 2013

The Paihia Food and Wine Festival is a renowned success because it’s essentially a local affair run by the local community for their own enjoyment.

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Kiwi chefs, got game?

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

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Before man became a farmer, settling down to grow crops and (eventually) sit with his feet parked up on the coffee table, drinking back a lager and goggling the box, he was a hunter.

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Kelly's in the top five

Thursday, 09 May 2013

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I hadn’t intended to write more on Kelly Kaihea (from The Beach House) until she was either eliminated or took out the top prize in this year’s Masterchef New Zealand series.

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Brownie points for The Village

Wednesday, 08 May 2013

After picking up a GrabOne deal for pizza and wine at The Village in Ti Rakau Drive last year, I’ve popped back on a number of occasions for a quick meal, often on my way home from work.

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Jubilant menu enough to make others jealous

Wednesday, 01 May 2013

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Longtime favourite Spices Thai still has the zip that adds zap to the local dining scene.

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Who moved my cheese?

Wednesday, 01 May 2013

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Ye Olde Bailey on Ti Rakau Drive is not a place I would visit given the choice – pub food, pokie machines and a rowdy crowd make up a Friday night scene I would usually steer clear of.

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Anzac biscuits – done up like a digger’s dinner!

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

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Now that ANZAC Day’s here, we thought we’d take a look at a little treat that’s been enjoyed for many years.

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