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City Market

A 5th birthday…

by Heather C June 17, 2014

The City Market (Sundays at Chaffers) is turning 5. So this Sunday they’re running a little longer than usual (til 2pm) and adding more entertainment and stalls (quite a long list actually if you check out their Facebook page). The market still has some good old favourites like Le Marche French cheeses, Rachel’s Yellow Brick Road seafood, […]

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More smart youngsters

by Heather C October 21, 2013

I’ve been away this weekend, so not too much to report about what’s been eating in the city other than it’s Matterhorn’s 50th birthday month (yep I was a bit slow cottoning onto that one), the Bureau is open on the Terrace (prior Liquidate folks), and Charley Noble is up and running (check out more […]

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Eat, greet and learn how to cook

by Joanna October 6, 2013

You know from our drunken conversation that we love Beth of Eat & Greet Blog, and we have written many times about our love for La Boca Loca too, so when Beth invited me along to one of the Eat&Greet cooking classes, this time taught by Will from La Boca, it was an instant yes, even […]

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Tom Yum, frangipane and seafood chowder

by Heather C September 30, 2013

What’s featuring in my memory this week? Tom Yum sweet and sour soup from Thai Chef, Canteen’s shellfish bouillabaisse and pear and frangipane tart, and Rach’s seafood chowder at the City Market. Over a group catchup, we decided the Tom Yum sweet and sour soup at Thai Chef was ideal for a sore throat (and […]

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A jamboree… of jam

by Sue Tyler March 22, 2012

A highlight of the Wellington foodie’s calendar is  The Great Welly Jam Off.  Since the first Jam Off held at The Old Bank Arcade the event’s transformed into a must-make and must-taste event.  At 10.30am this Sunday (March 25th)  The Great Welly Jam Off.  brings the jammy goodness to The City Market.   The City […]

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