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The views expressed in this blog are based entirely on personal tastes and preferences. Please do not take them as professional interpretations.

If you have any comments/suggestions/places you think serve great food, do share with us! Email me at qiuyi_ong@hotmail.com or leave a comment in the tag board. Thanks and cheers to future gastronomical adventures!

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Tongue & Groove Café
19 Bow St, Raglan
07-825-0027

All the walking and climbing has made me hungry! Late night dinner was at this cafe on the main street of Raglan.

The Graze Plate (NZD$11.50) had an assortment of pita chips, roasted garlic, olive, sundried tomatoes, feta and hummus. Of course, the hummus was my favourite!
The Tofu Open Sanga (NZD$13) was surprisingly good! It came with pumpkin, roasted capsicum, spinach, sprouts and hummus. Even though the tofu was deep fried, it wasn't oily at all. I think the next time I'll get to eat tofu is next year when I'm back in Singapore!


The Caesar Salad (NZD$16.50) had the usual croutons, anchoives, egg, bacons and chicken. I didn't like it as it's too creamy.

Surfboards and Raglan beach scene oil paintings line the walls, along with some lovely rimu frames for sale. The walls are funky sea blues, with sunset red accents along the bar wall.

The food is generally tasty and the servings are generous. I like the relaxed feel of Raglan and the friendly, if a bit random, service.

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WELCOME!

In ancient Greek mythology, sirens are creatures which have the body of a bird and the head of a woman. They have such sweet voices that sailors who heard their songs were lured into grounding their boats on the rocks on which the nymphs sang.

To me, food are like the sirens in so many ways. Intoxicating, wonderful, beautiful and yet, so very deadly if you let them get the better of you. Food is a big part of my life and it’s meant to be appreciated and savored slowly. I admit that I am extremely particular about what I eat. If it’s not something I want to put in my body, I’d rather not eat. Some people eat to live while others live to eat. I’ve yet to discover which side of the camp I’m in… What about you?

I hope that you will enjoy reading about my food adventures as much as I like writing them. And many thanks to my family and friends who always wait patiently for me to take photos before digging in!

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