Best Ugly Bagels

Best Ugly Bagels (7 Swan Lane) Al Brown strikes again,  and this time its in the form of his Best Ugly Bagel store expanding to Wellington. Tucked away in Swan Lane (off Cuba Street) the aroma of bagels cooking in the wood-fired oven acts as the bait, and the catch is the menu itself; traditional yet innovative,…

Depot Eatery

Depot Eatery (86 Federal Street) I was beyond excited when I was presented with an opportunity to visit this treasure of Al Browns. It was definitely my first experience at an oyster bar, and it was such a tasty experience that I know it won’t be  my last. Depot doesn’t take reservations, so when we arrived…

Auckland – New Zealand’s big smoke

At over 1 million, Auckland is New Zealand’s most populated city, and the country’s business hub. But it is not the capital, and as a Wellingtonian (and therefore undoubtedly biased) I think it lacks the exceptional vibe and culture that Wellington offers. But it is an obvious and almost inevitable stop when one visits New…