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Category Archives: Excursion

EXCURSION: ON THE CORO

Photographs: David Straight I’ve been going to the Coromandel for as long as I can remember, to a fibrolite bach above a white-sand beach. For the longest time, the roads were gravel and we took everything in with us and there really wasn’t anywhere to eat, which suited us just fine because that wasn’t why […]

EXCURSION: UP NORTH BY KELLY GIBNEY

Photographs: David Straight If you’ve been to one of the EHN x Golden Dawn lunches or suppers, you’ll know Kelly Gibney. When she asked us to collaborate on a lunch series late last year we were very keen to be involved – she has a particular eye and a way of putting things together that […]

EXCURSION: SHANGHAI

[Photographs: Simon Farrell-Green] We’ve been lucky enough to visit Shanghai twice in the past year, both times in summer when the city is soupy with humidity and heat, and it takes all of your will to not go running into the sanctuary of an air-conditioned mall to buy a clean shirt. Mainly, we go to […]

EXCURSION: WELLINGTON

[Photographs: the City Market] Returning to Wellington is always a pleasure – in fact, we would happily visit on a monthly basis to enjoy a weekend of good food. Sometimes, we wonder why more Aucklanders don’t do the same – the city easily rivals Melbourne for eating. The upcoming Wellington on a Plate is host […]

EXCURSION: OAMARU

[Pictures: Simon Farrell-Green] We remember visiting Oamaru nearly a decade ago. Back then, despite that stunning main street – colonnaded limestone buildings completely out of proportion with the size of the town – there really was nowhere to eat. But things have changed: it’s now one of the finest places to eat in the South […]