Noble Rot: Wine Bar or Wine Fungus?

To some people, noble rot is a type of fungus that infests crops of grapes, damaging their properties. To us Wellingtonians, Noble Rot is the prestigious wine bar tucked away on the corner of Swan Lane.

Cicio Cacio x Oiekos: A Mediterranean Master-feast

We all know that when you go to an Italian dinner, you don’t leave until you’re well and truly full. But what happens when you got to a Greek and Italian degustation? Well, I can only describe it as an incredible feast that leaves you more stuffed than a turkey on Christmas.

5 Top Drunk Eats for Vegetarians in Wellington

Imagine this: you’re in town having a dance at Danger-Danger, which then turns into a 3-hour club crawl along Courtenay place. You’ve had a cracking night, but after 4 hours of slaying the d-floor, you’re in the mood for a high-calorie post-club chow down. Luckily, the city of Wellington loves its drunk eats just as…

Botanical-Based Bliss at The Botanist

Okay, so, I’ve been a vegetarian/pescatarian for about a year now, and I can confidently say that I’ve tasted about 80% of Wellington’s best vegan and vegetarian spots and written a decent review on. HOWEVER. There is one place, which I consider to be Wellington’s most-famous vault of vegan food, that I haven’t actually done…

My 2019 WOAP Winners

The results are in, and the winners of Wellington on a Plate have all been announced! I would like to shout a massive congratulations to the champions of our city’s culinary scene; Grace Patisserie, Café Medici, Pravda Café! Even though these were the judge’s choice of winners, they’re not necessarily who I would’ve chosen to…

Saving the Suburban Social Scene: Seatoun Sprig & Fern.

Ah – after a whole month of Wellington on a Plate burger-binging and dessert-demolishing, it’s good to be back to exploring Wellington’s food gems. I’m not going to lie, I had an amazing time and tried some incredible things (blog post coming soon), but I was in dire need of something that wasn’t sandwiched between…

A Hunger for Hiakai

Wellington is known for 3 things: It’s wind, its’s locals who can’t get their head around wellington on a good day, and its vibrant food scene. Our coolest little capitals streets are all dedicated to a variety of establishments, all go-to’s for different occasions: You want cheap Asian food? You go to Cuba. You want…

Rita: The Restaurant That Makes Wellington Winters Worth It

Ah, Wellington Winters. Wondrously windy, classically chilly, and right-annoyingly rainy.  They make you want to never leave your home, but at the same time, make you crave good food that is warm, earthy and homely. Tuesday night last week was a perfect example of one of these days, and as the day turned into night,…

Top 10 Veggie Burgers to Sink Your Teeth into This WOAP.

In the olden days, burgers were buns, meat and cheese – which for vegetarians, is a pretty shitty situation. But over the past few decades, the world we live in has made a realisation: just because you’re a vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t stuff your face with delicious and diet-breaking burgers. This August, Wellington’s most…

Winter Wonderland at St. John’s Bar and Eatery

When you imagine winter, you think of scarves, hats, hot chocolate, chilly weather – and maybe even a sprinkling of snow. Unfortunately, in Wellington, it doesn’t snow, and the chilly wind is too strong to wear even the thickest hats and scarves. So, you could say our winters in Wellington are pretty bleak. However, this…