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Your secret santa according to your work persona: The under $20 gift guide

If you need inspiration for your annual office Secret Santa, this is the foodie gift guide that will get you into the good books. Most of these come in under the usual $20 limit too!

November 28, 2022
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Throwback to Next Gen Cook Off by Everybody Eats | RNZ video series

Remember the ‘Next Gen Cook Off’ hosted by Everybody Eats? Every Monday during Visa Wellington On a Plate, an up-and-coming chef was invited to a mystery box challenge where they had to invent a three-course menu from scratch. Diners rated their dining experience to help determine the winner of the cook-off.

October 26, 2022
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Check out these venues with WOW themed menus

Wellington is dressing up for WOW! Check out these venues that are offering WOW themed menus so that you can expend your WOW extravaganza.

September 28, 2022
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The 2022 Visa Wellington On a Plate winners

The festival awards recognise excellence in our Visa Wellington On a Plate participants. Here are your 2022 Festival winners.

September 11, 2022
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The Visa WOAP team - Festival highlights 2022

Visa Welly On a Plate is done and dusted for 2022. Here are the Visa Wellington On a Plate and Beervana team’s Festival highlights!

September 5, 2022
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And the Visa Wellington On a Plate 2022 finalists are...

Wihtout further ado, we're very excited to announce the Dine Welly, Burger Welly and Cocktail Welly Festival Award finalists for 2022!. You've rated, we've crunched the numbers so drum roll please ...

September 1, 2022
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The perfect match ft. Garage Project

We went on a Burger Welly adventure with some of the Garage Project peeps who bring the beer to your burger during Burger Wellington in quest of the perfect burger + beer combo.

August 25, 2022
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Tommy's Cocktail Welly pick #4 – Egmont Street Eatery

Celebrity agent John Kettle selected Egmont Street Eatery's Cocktail Wellington cocktail: Hanoi Coffee Club. An old fashioned disguised as a Vietnamese coffee. Scarily dangerous...

August 24, 2022
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Our foodie guides

11 of Wellington’s best brunch spots

If you’re searching for Wellington’s best brunch spots, look no further!

Visa Wellington On a Plate Guide to the Wairarapa for 2022

Martinborough is the epicentre of activity for Visa Wellington On a Plate, with burgers, cocktails, events and more for the month of August. And along with the White Swan​ in Greytown, makes for a solid day trip from the CBD being just over an hour away, or an easy weekender!

Visa Wellington On a Plate Guide to Porirua for 2022

Porirua. Famous for sports heroes with hairdos like Jerry Collins, New Zealand’s favourite chocolate maker, Whittaker’s, and for the month of August it is bursting with burgers, bikes fixing with beers and a spot of culture. Did we mention it's also the hometown of 2022 Cuisine Magazine Chef of the Year Monique Fiso? So go on, get out and explore the culinary delights the city has to offer.

Visa Wellington On a Plate Guide to Kāpiti for 2022

The Kāpiti coast is well positioned to fix your cravings this August with a bumper crop of burgers alongside two events, topped off with a refreshing cocktail. Make a trip to Wellington’s hidden foodie gem filled with great local producers (and brewery!) to get a taste of Visa Wellington On a Plate this August!

Visa Wellington On a Plate Guide to Lower Hutt for 2022

Lower Hutt is well loved for its meandering trails next to the Hutt River, the gorgeous Petone foreshore and being only 15 minutes from Wellington’s CBD on a good day it’s a must visit spot for Visa Wellington On a Plate fans.

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