Restaurant Reviews


Mimosa Café REVIEW   Recently updated !

Carrie Steele returns to a favourite café, and two years on, she loves it better than ever.   I reviewed Mimosa Café in Takapuna back in 2015. Two years later, it’s as good as ever. Mimosa now has some competition in the ‘vegan friendly’ stakes here in Takapuna, namely Street […]


Shroom Room Café REVIEW

Carrie Steel looks in vain for vegan food in Akaroa, but finds exactly what she needs in Lyttelton.


MIMOSA, Takapuna REVIEW 1

Carrie Steele tries out a rehashed Japanese café in Takapuna, and discovers that it’s now all vegetarian, part-vegan, gluten free, and delicious.


Vegan Tourist 1

Carrie Steele finds mixed blessings along with some real culinary “wow” moments on her overseas travels.


My Thai Lounge REVIEW

1st Floor, Bay Centre Building, 69 Beach St Telephone 03 441 8381 4/5 stars WHAT’S NOT TO love about Queenstown? Well, I’m a fan, so probably the main niggle that would spring to mind would be an absence of vegetarian/vegan restaurants. Last evening we headed down to Beach Street, hungry […]