Gary farrel   SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27 | 6PM If you are a foodie following the news, you will not be surprised that California Dungeness crab has "fallen ill" this season... making it difficult to put on our annual (and delicious) dinner featuring this seasonal favorite. BUT HAVE NO FEAR! THE SHOW WILL GO ON! Crab's understudy, Lobster, will be the main act ... read more >
Print Reflecting on the brilliant and bountiful Wellington on a Plate festival held recently, I had the opportunity of frequenting the pop-up Match Wine Bar, a collaboration of 20 wineries from Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton offering 40 wines by the glass and a pairing menu of 20 small plates created by legendary Chef, Ruth Pretty. ... read more >
Curtis and Richard Had lunch today at Nikau Cafe Wellington with my good buddy Richard Genn, legendary chef ex-Aman resorts and one of the best palates I know on the planet - and a top man to boot! After a few decades at Aman resorts he's decided to take a break and hanging out in Bris-Vegas with his family. He's actually a kiwi, ... read more >
Wine Kiwi Wanaka winos taking part in the Wanaka Challenge & raising funds for fantastic New Zealand conservation project Otago Kiwi Recovery Trust ... read more >
Airstream (2) The Wandering Palate caught up with the Prop in Queenstown and enjoyed a sneak preview of the first Two Paddocks 'Proprietors Reserve' individual vineyard Fusilier Pinot Noir 2014, from the newly acquired Felton Road, Bannockburn vineyard... and as the festive season fog in the brain dissipates, the Fusilier 2014 is ingrained in my olfactories and I can still smell the ... read more >