Podcast Episode 99: Where to Eat in New Zealand

An interview with Elle Armon-Jones



Elle Armon-Jones

Elle Armon-Jones

In this episode of the Find Dining podcast, Elle Armon Jones of Big Foody Food Tours talks about culinary travel in New Zealand.   We discuss adjusting to opposite seasons,  Pacific Rim cuisine, and how Lord of the Rings put New Zealand on the tourist map.


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Food for Thought

  • Q: In New Zealand, it’s called a kumara.  What is it called in the US?
  • A: sweet potato


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Out of the Frying Pan Picks:

  • Favorite Winery: Peacock Sky on Waiheke Island
  • Dish to compare restaurants by: Mussel fritters
  • Favorite market: Parnell  or Hobsonville  Point
  • Beverage to try: 42 Below Vodka  or Broken Heart Gin
  • Typical New Zealand dessert: Pavlova or Denheath custard squares
  • How is Australian food different? Italian food is more prevalent in Austrailia, particularly Melbourne
  • Place with a great view: Mount Eden


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