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Before the long weekend (spent with family and a great time) I had the worst cup of coffee I can remember (thank goodness for small mercies). We went to Taupo where Barbara had appointments. The Coffee Club is convenient and prominent on the main road opposite the lake. Location, location, location. We stopped at The […]

We bought a degustation menu at, Auckland restaurant, Mikano from Grabone, and enjoyed the meal on Sunday.  Mikano has a brilliant setting over the helipads on Tamaki Drive with a stunning view of the harbour to Rangitoto and Waiheke. Our sense of occasion was heightened by having booked for an early sitting and so getting […]

We bought a GrabOne voucher for a five course degustation menu at Mamma Mia an Italian restaurant at the Mount. Mamma Mia Ristorante Italiano 14B Pacific Ave Mt Maunganui Tauranga 07 575 8245 It doesn’t look like much and has recently changed hands (and name), but the degustation menu looked interesting. The regular menu does […]

My lunch yesterday was not Vegan, I was breaking the journey down to Tauranga, and eating out Vegan is seldom a rewarding experience (except at Cosset, and even there it is mainly the baking rather than a hearty meal that I expect). I stopped at Waharoa, at the Kaimai Cheese Factory shop and cafe (thinking […]

One of the local daily deal sites offered a $50 voucher for a restaurant in our city for $25. Sounded like a good deal, but we are new to the city, have no idea what the restaurant is like. So, I hit Google. The usual Web 2.0 users review the places sites came up. It […]

When we went out to Ardmore on Thursday for me to enjoy my 30 minutes at the controls of a small trainer, we had a light lunch at the Cafe there. The view from the Aero Club is great, not great scenery, but the people getting into their aricraft, doing the checks, then taxiing away […]

The Riverhaven Cafe is set between State Highway One and the Waikato River, on the long straight as one enters Huntley from the north, where the road runs between the railway and the river. For many years it has offered restaurant and shopping facilities to tourists and coach parties. The cafe sits behind the shop, […]