Food & Drink

Recipe: Lemon & Mustard Salmon

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Time to prepare: 15 min Ingredients – salmon fillet, zucchini, whole grain mustard, lemon (cream & fresh garlic, optional). Easy to prepare with just a pan and good knife skills or a new favourite kitchen gadget, this will be a favourite weeknight supper. You can easily make this dish for…

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Last Night I Ate At Ebisu

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Ebisu is quality Japanese at about the same price point as Masu in Federal St, with less fusion influence. All the classics are there – essential Rainbow roll, karaage and sashimi. Best – the fried flounder served on the deep fried spine from which the delicate fillets were cut. No…

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Last Night I Ate At Euro.

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Simon Gault’s Euro has been an institution on Auckland’s waterfront, particularly if you have a hankering for rotisserie chicken. Recently there’s been a shift at Euro to embrace a new way of eating – less sugars, more whole foods, less processed carbs. I was excited to try it. The standout…

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I ate at Apero.

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This is the ‘Something Fishy’ at Apero Food & Wine, the new offering from Leslie and Mo. You’ll find it tucked into a narrow long room on K’Rd. They serve delectable, careful food. The housemade everything is delicious but the sausage by the metre is a standout. They serve well…

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Trusted The Chefs.

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I went to The FoodStore in Auckland’s Viaduct for an amazing 4 course dinner matched with Amisfield wines. Dishes included wild rabbit & apricot canapés, slow-cooked Cardrona merino lamb  and a mouthwatering kingfish & moon clam broth. Chef Jay Sherwood flew up from Amisfield and joined Mark Southon and team…

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Slàinte: The Angel's Share

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If you’ve ever wondered how people fall in love with the spirit that warms your heart and inspires bravery.. this wee Scottish film that made good at the Cannes International Film Festival could give you a few pointers, not to mention inspire you to head to Sam Snead’s House of Whiskey for a dram or three yourself.

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A Man At The Bar..

A Man At The Bar..

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My local, the Corner Store has been a welcome lounge room on many a night. Recently I commented to Chase (bar manager, extraordinary bartender) that often when I bring new friends in, it feels like they’re coming to my lounge room. Therefore I end up buying rounds of gorgeous concoctions…

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