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M.Y.China – San Francisco, USA

One of our first group meals on our Adventures by Disney trip in San Francisco was at M.Y. China.  When they told us this restaurant was in the Westfield Mall, I instantly thought foodcourt.  I couldn’t have been more wrong! This is a fairly elegant restaurant on one of the upper floors of the Westfield … Continue reading

Frankton dining – Queenstown, New Zealand

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been staying at a workmate’s place at Lake Hayes Estate for the two weeks I was based in Queenstown. If you are familiar with area, Lake Hayes is out of town past the airport, towards the turn off to Arrowtown and near Lake Hayes … who would … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Chopsticks – Fendalton, Christchurch

Many years ago we lived in the suburb of Bryndwr and regularly visited Chopsticks a Chinese restaurant specialising in Chinese and Malaysian style food. It was always very popular and arrived just as more traditional ethnic foods were starting to become popular. If you are wondering where it’s located, its in the Fendalton Village Mall on … Continue reading

Wandering around Arrowtown – New Zealand

20 minutes from bustling Queenstown is the small historic town of Arrowtown.  Where Queenstown is high energy, Arrowtown is quaint and laidback.  Its a gold rush village which is similar to the likes of Skagway in Alaska, albeit smaller. The town is full of shops, boutiques and cafes.  There is plenty of free parking along … Continue reading

Arrowtown’s Gold Rush Chinese Settlement – New Zealand

Just before Christmas while I was working in Queenstown, my friend and workmate Tom* and I took the opportunity to visit Arrowtown.  One of the places we visited was the Chinese Settlement. The settlement has been partially reconstructed for easier interpretation and some of the small buildings you can go into – though I’m guessing no one would … Continue reading

On the hunt for decent takeaways – Yummy – Upper Riccarton, Christchurch

For a while now (years if I’m honest) we have been whining about the lack of takeaway options in the neighbourhood.  Our favourite fish’n’chip shop which used to do great vegetarian burgers closed  post quake as the building was demolished.   But for some reason we always seem to over look the Upper Riccarton shopping area, … Continue reading

Dunedin dining – week 6 – a bit of this, a bit of that

Monday night, I went back to Punjab Indian Restaurant.   Last time I visited back in week 2 didn’t thrill me.  It was ok, I gave it 3/5. I decided to grab takeaways on my way back to my unit as I was lugging my suitcase and a full backpack, so wanted to pick something along my … Continue reading

Dining in Dunedin – what type of cuisine? You choose!

For the next 6 weeks I’m going to be visiting Dunedin for work. Last time, I dined on Indian each night and blogged about it here and here. So next week I’m leaving my dining choices up to you – which type of cuisine should I choose?  I’ll eat the same type of cuisine each … Continue reading

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