The Wellingtonista

Random stuff about Wellington since 2005

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Dessert anyone?

by Heather C February 2, 2014

I’ve been thinking about the fabulous desserts I’ve had in recent times around Wellington (prompted by another couple of really good inhalings over the weekend). I think we’re pretty spoilt with the number and variety of options frankly. Some that stick in my mind (and I do confess to eating a few, so these truly […]

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Birthdays, beer and burgers

by Heather C October 28, 2013

I hope you all had wonderful long weekends (or at least parts of it if having to work). So many memorable eats and drinks this week, I’ll try and be succinct. But what a wonderful reminder of the diversity and opportunities in Wellington City. Matterhorn are having their 50th birthday celebrations over the next month, […]

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now we’re cooking with fire

by Alan August 20, 2012

Leafing through the Wellington on a Plate catalog some months ago, one event in particular seemed to stand out for me. This was Cooking Over Fire, The Argentine Way, to be held at El Matador, the new “CafĂ©, Asador Grill & Bar” up Cuba Street. Asador is the Argentine national dish, a way of slow-cooking […]

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