Smoothie Bowl

In all honesty, I am surprised that a pop-up store such as this has only just appeared in Takapuna – the style capital of the North Shore. I’ve found that trends pass through relatively quickly: first the influx of frozen yogurt stores, then vegan-inspired cafes and pretty cupcakes, followed by the smoothie bowl. Continue reading “Smoothie Bowl”


Madam Woo

Asian fusion is by far one of my favourite types of cuisine. It cannot be denied that it is one of the most full-flavoured, experimental, exciting styles of food in the world that I have encountered. This particular form of cuisine is incredibly popular in New Zealand, namely Auckland, as there is a wide range of ethnicities inhabiting the city, and the surrounding suburbs. As … Continue reading Madam Woo

The Chocolate Drop Dessert Café

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” -Forrest Gump

Yeah, you’re seeing right: A chocolate dessert café.
Oh and trust me, it does not disappoint.

It was yesterday when my friend James and I were looking through Takapuna for a place to eat. We wanted somewhere that was ideally not too expensive (as my no.1 rule is to avoid spending money on food), and also served something relatively substantial to fill our stomachs before our trip to the cinema to watch the recently released Jurassic World. 11349852_899064296821136_2107443877_n Continue reading “The Chocolate Drop Dessert Café”

Little & Friday

“Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing”- Oscar Wilde

Pinch, punch, first of the month. Happy March!

The start of Spring for some, the start Autumn for others and I can honestly say I am glad. It’s so humid here in Auckland over the summer months and while I do enjoy the sun shining I can’t wait for it to be cold enough to wear jeans. God, I miss wearing jeans!! So, in celebration of this occasion I thought I would treat myself to a trip to Little & Friday Café in Belmont and delve into some pure indulgence because it’s Sunday and frankly, why not? Continue reading “Little & Friday”