Best of the week: May 11-18 2024

A new weekly feature! Here’s what was good! Hopefully future editions will include bests from other Wellingtonista members too. And don’t forget, if you want to contribute to the site, please email us! Best delivered food of the week The grilled lemongrass chicken salad from Rock Yard (pictured here with slow cooked pork in roti […]

Keeping warm with carb-on-carb

It’s winter, which means the Wellingtonista’s thoughts turn to warming food to warm ourselves up. What’s more warming than the lovely hug of carbohydrates? The double hug of at least two kinds of carbs at once! With that in mind, here are some of our favourite carb-on-carb experiences in Wellington: Mac’n cheese sliders at Pickle. […]

Six Barrels totally instagrammable but also delicious

You know how we feel about Monterey, so it should be no surprise to you that we were very very excited when we heard that Joseph was opening up a new factory in which to bottle his delicious syrups, which is also a cafe too.  Six Barrel Soda Co has found a home in the […]

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

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 […]

WOP: let’s hear it for the Floyd

I have clearly timed career moves badly, because in the hungry wait for Wellington on a Plate I was unemployed and spent large parts of the day dreaming about where and what I would eat, but now it’s on, I have a temporary job and it’s not in the CBD. Disaster! However, it turned out […]

The odyssey of Mr Reasonable

Local blogger Mr Reasonable plans to combine his whizzo geek toys and dangerously obsessive love of coffee into an caffeine fuelled odyssey of live blogging from cafés in the besuited end of town: I am going to visit a different Wellington Cafe every day next week, order a decent Latté, take a photo of said […]