• A Bit Casual Eating Out London

    The Drunken Monkey, Shoreditch

    My earliest yum cha memories involve Sunday lunches with my family at one of the many Chinese restaurants along Courtenay Place in Wellington. They were usually gluttonous affairs; though there were only five of,…

    September 24, 2014
  • Eating Out Events/Classes London

    Meatopia 2014

    As the days get longer and warmer back home in NZ, I have been reminiscing about the great Kiwi summer. My Facebook newsfeed is already fast filling up with updates on the increasing temperature,…

    September 16, 2014
  • A Bit Casual Eating Out London

    Chicken Shop, Tooting

    I’m getting the feeling people here really like chicken; this is the conclusion I’ve come to after spotting the huge number of chicken joints around. Everywhere. There’s no shortage of the fast food giants…

    September 15, 2014
  • Eating Out Events/Classes London

    Taste of London 2014

    With the tagline- World’s Greatest Restaurant Festival, I had high hopes. Did Taste of London live up to those? Quite simply, yes. With its mix of mini restaurants, food stalls, and bars, whittling away…

    June 21, 2014
  • America Eating Abroad

    Philadelphia, PA

    We almost didn’t make it to Philadelphia because honestly, we didn’t know much about it. I like a smear of Philadelphia on my bagel and the sweet chilli philly is genius, but that’s hardly…

    June 18, 2014
  • Canada Eating Abroad

    Toronto, ON

    After 17 days without cellphone contact, internet access, and pretty much any news from the outside world, it was time to leave Cuba. These technological comforts are available for those really desperate but after…

    June 1, 2014
  • Cuba Eating Abroad

    Historic Trinidad

    After almost a week in Havana, its once leisurely pace was starting to feel hectic… even the most die-hard of travellers get a little weary, time to take things down a notch. We were…

    May 10, 2014
  • Cuba Eating Abroad

    Havana

    It’s hard to escape the chatter about Cuba– we’ve all seen the photos of colourful classic cars and heard about people buying truckloads of cheap as chips rum and cigars. From the moment we…

    April 14, 2014
  • Eating Abroad Mexico

    Oaxaca

    “Wah-hah-what?-where?-why…?” This would have been my response a couple of years ago if someone told me they were going to Oaxaca, the quaint Mexican town with the name that is pronounced nothing like it’s…

    March 18, 2014