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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.

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Friday, September 12, 2008

Ujazi Cafe
28 Tennyson St, Napier City, New Zealand
06-835 1490

Napier, gateway to Hawke's Bay Wine Country (as the region is branded), is a popular tourist city and has a celebrated Art Deco heritage and history. As a foodie, I was anticipating an excellent meal as I've read many glowing reviews on this cafe.


After a rather long time deliberating over which item to order, I finally decided on the Vegetarian Lasagna (NZD$9). And I'm glad I made the right choice! I think this is by far the best lasagna I've ever had. It's filled with generous amount of mushrooms, pumpkins, nuts and seeds, and other vegetables. The best thing is that it didn't fall apart, unlike other lasagnas.

The cafe was very crowded during lunch time and many diners chose to dine al fresco because the sun is out today!

Fabulous food, beautiful presentation, great service and reasonable prices... Really, I can't think of anything else to ask for. This cafe is truly outstanding!

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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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