Drink Me!

New York has the Manhattan, and Metropolis has the Metropolitan, but what is Wellington’s signature drink? In order to answer that question, we here at the Wellingtonista Towers have decided to launch the search for the perfect Wellingtonista. What’s in the drink, you ask? Well, that’s up to you. Yes, that’s right, it’s our very […]

Cabaret

Last night, unwinding from a hard week, we stopped by the new Cabaret outfit adjoining Chow on Tory Street to check out the entertainment. It’s a lovely space – the decor is wonderfully elegant: dark wooden tables, wood louvres, beautiful carpet and remarkable lightshades. There’s a warm red backdrop to the stage where I saw […]

Meat on Tory

We Wellingtonists are all vegan of course… bacon is a vegetable, right? But calling all carnivores! – there’s a new place in Tory street you’ll probably want to check out… STUFF : FOOD & WINE – STORY : Meat on Tory

Places We Like to Eat At – Dojo

According to their website, Dojo is Japanese for “Place of the Way”. If memory serves, a dojo is also Modesty Blaise’s weapon of choice – kind of like two door handles joined together, which can be applied with force to pressure points on your opponent’s body to inflict all kinds of harm & incapacitations. And […]

Places we like to eat at – Arashi Kushiyaki Bar

You know what’s great? Food on sticks. It’s a simple concept, but a goodie. If Wellingtonist was in Auckland, we’d happily spend all our time (well, not ALL, but a great deal) at Tanuki’s Cave, and it’s not just because of our love for huge badger testicles. However, as you may know, we don’t live […]

Sanctuary

“Sanctuary! Sanctuary!” was the cry from within Wellingtonist Towers. The young ‘uns were blasting out the latest local tunes as some old ‘uns moved their bodies in decidedly unfunky ways. The antiquated communications system was being updated with new tubes resulting in lots of bangs and crashes. The rest of the staff were in the […]

investing for the future

There are many kinds of investments available on the market today: putting a little something aside for later can be very rewarding. One of our favourite kinds is a bottle or two of nice wine. And where better to source your investment than just over the hill from Wellington, in Martinborough? Set aside a Sunday. […]