Pizza Pomodoro I’d been universally advised that I needed to check out Wellington pizza institution Pizza Pomodoro. It had been in my crosshairs to visit on my opening night but like everywhere else it was shut due to Labour Day. I ventured in after a lactic climb up Mt. Victoria. It’s essentially a takeaway and …

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Fidel’s Wellington’s Cuba Street inevitably has the odd place or two that references the island of its name, although the origins apparently are drawn from an early settler ship called the Cuba. One such place is Fidel’s, a diner with various bits of Cuban detailing including a great mural of Castro on the ceiling of …

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Rita I’d been recommended Rita by the lovely folks at Pasture so my expectations were set high. After pre-dinner drinks at the impressive Hanging Ditch, I toddled along the road to the cute little neighbourhood in which Rita’s inhabits a prime spot in a little parade of shops on Aro Street. The welcome was extremely …

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Rams Restaurant Wellington! After an epic train journey down the length of the north island from Auckland, I arrived to find Wellington a very pretty but very quiet town. The reason for the eerily empty streets was that is was Labour Day and most food and drink businesses were closed. I contented myself with a …

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