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Random stuff about Wellington since 2005

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A secret to share

by Joanna October 17, 2012

Today’s guest post comes from Heather of Foodie Gems of Wellie. Yay, we love guest posts! We all love a secret. Especially one that delivers pleasure. A jaunt around the recently launched Secret Art Walk uncovered all sorts of Wellington treasures. From the magnificent rata cone architecture of the Supreme Court to the holographic display […]

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ALL of the meat

by Tom October 10, 2012

The time that carnivorous Wellingtonians have been droolfully anticipating has arrived: Big Bad Wolf has opened in Wakefield St. This is a charcuterie with a local twist, as their products incorporate wild game animals along with the more familiarpork, lamb and beef. Beasts that have given their lives for a higher purpose are visible in […]

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It’s Shrove Tuesday, let’s talk religion!

by Joanna February 21, 2012

Ha ha ha, of course we’re kidding. Let’s talk about pancakes instead.We wanna know where Wellington’s best pancakes are at. Today for lunch I went to Cafe Panama (in fact, I am still there. Woo!), and this is what I ate: I thought I was ordering standard pancakes with banana and bacon for $11.50, but […]

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Capitol opposite of punishment

by Joanna January 24, 2012

With a couple of family birthdays taking place over the holidays, January was a good time to assemble for dinner together. Having dined at Capitol before (in fact, it’s been nominated for TAWAs multiple times), I wasn’t put off by its Flash website or that they don’t take bookings for groups smaller than eight. As […]

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My personal Wellington highlights of 2011

by Joanna December 22, 2011

We didn’t have the TAWAs this year, but lots of awesomeness still took place. Here’s a very self-indulgent look at what I particularly loved and didn’t – hopefully other Wellingtonistas will add their own posts too.

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No poison at this PoissonHead afterparty

by Joanna December 12, 2011

We know that you are gutted (like a fish!) that you can’t party with us at the TAWAs this year (so gutted you couldn’t even comment, apparently). Luckily, we DO have a way for you to get your party on with some fabulous Wellington media types anyway! Presenting: the FishHead magazine afterparty! This Thursday December […]

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