A second time at Euro

Having been to Euro for their duck menu and being slightly impressed decided to give them another chance to impress us with their full ala carte menu. However lunch budgets do not extend to what it costs to eat at Euro so we decided to first Table it. What is First Table? First Table is…

Restaurant Month – O’Connell Street Bistro

O’Connell Street Bistro restaurant was the one I was really looking forward to! I had them on my list of restaurants to go to for a year now but never really go to it. Until I seen their Restaurant Month menu and booked them immediately. The restaurant only has 12 tables and defines its self…

Restaurant Month – 1947 Eatery

I have heard a lot about 1947 from various colleagues at work & from friends. All positive reviews. But when it comes to Indian food I am a tough critic. So today when we went to 1947 for their restaurant month menu I had high expectations. The restaurant itself is right in the centre of…

Restaurant Month – Soul goes Nola

Review of our meal at Soul Bar & Bistro for Restaurant Month. There are 100s of restaurants in Auckland city that have a set menu each year for the month of August. They range from $25, $40 to $55 upwards. Our first choice was Soul with a 2 course New Orleans style menu. You can…

A Euro experience

To celebrate our fabulous buddy Justin and also work has been absolutely insane we decided to head to Euro for their 3 course set menu called Euro does Duck. This menu was specifically designed to celebrate the start of duck season. Having never been to Euro I was really excited to try their menu at…

A Prime meal….

I went to Jervois Steakhouse in Ponsonby a couple of months ago and watched them bring out a prime rib. It looked amazing however the cost to eat one there was a bit much. Spoke to the fantastic butchers at Westmere Butchery who said they had just the cut for me and they would set…

Roast Pork Hock

Cooking a new piece of meat is always daunting for me. The recipes I’ve seen around the Internet are all about Pork Hock soups but I was looking for something easy and quick.  Scoured the Internet and found this easy recipe and it turned out fantastic.  Use a sharp knife and score the skin on…

Ben & Jerry’s…..it’s finally here

The last time I had Ben & Jerry’s I was in the Gold Coast & was having their yummy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough! I had forgotten how deliciously decadent it was. I had then said I would move to Australia and leave New Zealand just for the ice cream. Well I don’t have to leave…

Easy Pork Roast…

Sometimes I get these really intense cravings for food & I’m usually antsy until I take care of them. Last night I had a craving for pork roast so as soon work was done I headed into Countdown and picked a pork leg roast up (they didn’t have a boneless rolled one as they have…