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Drunken conversations: Beth from Eat and Greet

by Joanna March 29, 2013

Everyone who’s a drinker knows that the best conversations happen when you are plied with good food and good drinks, so I’ve decided I’m going to interview some choice Wellingtonians after we have been imbibing together. First on the plate is Beth from Eat and Greet which launched last year and is doing a really great […]

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Joanna had a lot of (Silere) lamb (at Hummingbird)

by Joanna November 30, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I went for dinner at Hummingbird, and as well as eating fish tacos with my girlfriend (oh grow up!), we ordered the Lamb for Two. What we got was lamb shank with couscous, chargrilled flatbreads, the creamiest hummus ever, baba ganoush, some pickles and the most amazingly tender and flavoursome […]

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Something to hum about

by Joanna May 5, 2012

Hummingbird has been on Courtenay Place for a long time (twelve years!), and has just undergone a complete refurbishment. The Wellingtonista was invited along to check out the revitalised space and new menu, and what we found was very very good. In their own words: The site was once, many decades ago, a butcher’s shop […]

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