A Seafood Sensation

A Seafood Sensation

What is New Zealand’s signature dish? I’ve always struggled to answer this question as I feel like we’ve mostly adopted famous dishes from other countries and put our own spin on them. Obviously traditional Maori food like the Hangi will always be a...
Christmas at the Crossing

Christmas at the Crossing

It’s that time of year… there’s a function on every night, work is hectic and the list of all the things to organise before Christmas is getting longer! To take a break from the craziness I took an afternoon out of my Friday to go to the Crossing with my friend Rata....
A hidden Gem at Tauranga Crossing

A hidden Gem at Tauranga Crossing

There’s something pretty special about a warm cinnamon scroll, especially when it’s drizzled in dark chocolate. Processed with VSCO with m5 preset Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Bunhouse, a cute eatery located outside H&M and Cotton On Kids in Tauranga...
A Trip Back To Tokyo

A Trip Back To Tokyo

Around 8 years ago we went on a family skiing trip to Japan. To get the full cultural experience Mum and Dad took us to Tokyo first. I remember expecting lots of sushi and rice…instead I was introduced to a huge range of “ramen bowls”. Warm...
Fresh Fuel For Life At Mad Mex, Tauranga Crossing

Fresh Fuel For Life At Mad Mex, Tauranga Crossing

Let me tell you about Mad Mex – the colourful Mexican eatery in The Observatory at Tauranga Crossing. On a casual Wednesday lunch-time, I decided to finally go and check out Mad Mex with my boyfriend Rob. We arrived to a very warm reception and a very hard...