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Brothers Beer & Juke Joint BBQ (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

We came here only for one thing, their beers! Brothers beer in City Work Depot have an amazing collection of beers hence this was the choice for today to unwind after a long day’s work. I had never been to a bar for ages, thanks to COVID, I got stuck...

Coromandel Oyster Company (Coromandel, New Zealand)

Last Tuesday I briefly mentioned the camping that we had in Coromandel and one of the best fish and chips we had for a long time, today I will showcase this place which I have been wanting to visit every time we visit Coromandel, Coromandel Oyster Company. When you visit...

Coromandel Takeaways (Coromandel, New Zealand)

Since we can’t travel overseas at the moment, one of the long weekends last summer we travelled locally and went for a camping at Shelly Beach in Coromandel. We stayed here for three days and it was a stunning location, great amenities, situated on a secluded beach front, facing West...

Slow Cooker Hangi Pork

Hangi is a traditional New Zealand Māori method of cooking food using umu, basically a type of oven made with heated rocks buried in a pit. Using meats like pork, beef, lamb and chicken this method is usually used on special occasions. Hangi is one of the special occasion dishes...

Oktales Virtual Beer Tasting

Events now a days are held differently, no more large crowds, no socializing, no freebies and no food service since everything is done virtually, so most of them will be BYO. The last proper event I joined was not a Tech Event but a food event and it was the...

Island Gelato (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4

Island Gelato (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

When I see shops like this, it reminds me of Europe in summer, specifically in the Mediterranean region, there are tons of gelato shops everywhere most of them were amazing.  In New Zealand, it’s a very rare occasion to see something like this, where what is displayed are freshly made from...

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 8

Saint Alice (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Craving for some seafood and want a good spot overlooking Viaduct Harbour? Well this place is for you located just in the corner of Quay and Lower Hobson Streets, the spot where Kermadec used to be. This laid-back eatery, brasserie and bar specialises in seafood but the offer other great...

The Plumm Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

The Plumm Cafe (North Shore City, New Zealand)

It’s been quite some time since we last visited a cafe for a brunch, the last one was not even in Auckland and it was in Taupo at Dixie Browns when we had a short staycation and that was eight months ago, then the pandemic hits us. It was a long...

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand) 6

Flaming Onion (Northcote, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Have I told you before that the best burgers can be found in New Zealand? I am pretty sure about that since I had tried many burgers in my life, from different cities worldwide, I don’t want to boast about my travels (personal and work) but to assure you of...