• Texture Cafe Review

    Texture Café Review

    All parents have a favourite place to eat out with their kids. You know, the one place you don’t have to worry about your kids annoying anyone cos it’s so kid friendly and you’ve been there so many times that they know your kids by name? Sometimes though, just sometimes, you try and venture out and try a new place. Just like you did pre-kids. Sometimes it goes horribly badly and you vow never to take your kids out anywhere again. But sometimes, it goes well and you add that place to the list. For us, our Tuesday brunch out for our anniversary, was part of the latter 🙂 Texture…

  • Eight Restaurant - Seafood Bar

    Eight Restaurant @The Langham Review

    Ok, if you told me I would go to a buffet restaurant with my kids in tow and ENJOY it, I would have said you’re crazier than I.  But that’s what happened on Sunday, and truth be told; I actually enjoyed it. See, buffet restaurants mean I have to go get my own food; whilst watching my kids; and if I have to do that, why go out? But there we were, last Sunday; as guests of family friends; sitting & enjoying lunch at Eight, with kids that seemed to be behaving. Eight Restaurant is in the Langham Hotel in Auckland City.  It features “eight” different kitchens & the best part is,…


    Me & You Tauranga Cafe review

    Got taken here, for a Saturday morning brunch, by my sister on our recent trip to Tauranga.   Her and my brother, who live in Tauranga, go here every Saturday morning and I can see why.   Service was friendly and fast (despite it being VERY popular). Decor not entirely child friendly, however, did see a high chair being carried around after the fact.  Sat outside, as the indoor seating left was not great for a 4 year old or carrying a 10 month old whilst eating (high bar stools). Food was fresh and well cooked.  Happy to see that there was a lot that my 4 year old could enjoy (ended…