If I spent less time eating food alone in bed watching Buffy and The Good Wife and more time trying to improve my love life, this could be the date food I’d make.
Author Archive: Eve Kennedy
Wilson Cain is a 21-year-old Wellingtonian who runs Whitecaps along with his brother Jo, and soon with the help of Rhys Stannard.
When I became a vegetarian, at the earnest and self-righteous age of ten, the thing I immediately missed the most was roast chicken, but mostly for the gravy and stuffing.
Maybe it’s because I’d never been there before last week, but I’d always believed KK Malaysian was some kind of mythical place where every student to have ever lived in Wellington would journey on a ritualistic Saturday-night BYO pilgrimage, experiencing cheap delicious food and Fat Bird.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: brunch is a great meal. It’s also expensive to go out for brunch – just as expensive as a dinner meal in many instances, except without the possibility of bringing your own bottle of wine. This is an easy brunch to make that will impress your other half/flatmate on a hungover Sunday morning.
When I asked him for his opinion of Ombra, my flatmate said: “if I could get married to a restaurant, it would be Ombra.” I’d celebrate that marriage with a glass of Campari.
Almonds are low-GI and high in protein and vitamin E. Buy them in bulk from Moore Wilson’s and store them in an airtight container – it’s much cheaper.
Chow has small tapas-style plates that vary between $7 and $16 each. You probably want to eat two of them. My date and I attempted to share six plates after a cocktail while we waited for our table and left with our jeans undone.
If you host a pre-gig starters-and-drinks kind of deal, you won’t have to spend heaps of money feeding everyone and you can clear the whole group out before things get messy.