Thursday, December 29, 2011

The Diz on Pons

I’ve got a mate who loves going out for brunch, but can’t/won’t (wan’t?) eat eggs. As you can imagine, this makes things rather difficult when choosing a meal – not only do most of them feature eggs, but some of them feature eggs twice over: look at eggs benedict, which features two poached ones covered in a sauce of whisked yolks.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Metro review - District Dining

The following review of the excellent District Dining appeared in the November issue of Metro magazine. The January issue, featuring my review of Tribeca, is on shelves now and looks like this.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Summer oven, happened so fast

Merry Christmas and happy new blog sponsor. Thanks to the visionaries at Samsung, Auckland Food Blog now has corporate support, principally in the form of a new oven currently residing in my kitchen and probably writing its own blog it’s so freaking clever. What would you say if I told you that the hob can boil a pot of water in less than 90 seconds? Or that the oven can simultaneously cook two different things at two different temperatures?

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Review: Fish at The Hilton Auckland

The following review appeared in the October issue of Metro magazine. You can read my latest review (of James restaurant in Parnell) plus my usual humour nonsense in the December issue of Metro, on sale now.