The Grove – Yerba Buena, San Francisco, USA

thegrovesf.com Reviewed by FiFi, October 2019 The Place: There was seating galore inside and out.   There was a wide variety of cabinet on offer but I was here for the bene.  There is a kids menu, salads, soups, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and a massive blackboard menu.  There are three Bene options to chose from.  The…

Dirty Habit – San Francisco, USA

viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/zelos/dirty-habit Reviewed by FiFi, October 2019 The Place: This hidden, not so secret haven in the heart of San Fran is on the fifth floor of the motel we stayed at.  There is lots of cosy seating inside as well as a gorgeous patio outside to dine in.  We found the lighting  to be quite…

The Kirk cafe – Hamilton

facebook.com/thekirkcafe Reviewed by FiFi, August 2019 The Place: There is quite a bit of indoor seating as well as outdoor seating.  There is loads of cabinet food to chose from such as Vegan, vegetarian, free-range eggs, dairy-free-, gluten-free, salads, burgers and a wide array of sweet goodies as well.  There are four Bene options to…

Elements – Lyall Bay, Wellington

elementslyallbay.co.nz Reviewed by FiFi – July 2019 The Place: Nearly 100 years ago this building housed a library, post office, chemist and butcher.  The once divided shops have been opened up and tastefully morphed into a large cafe.  There is ample seating inside and a few outside.  There is quite a bit of cabinet food…

Willi’s Kitchen – Te Aro, Wellington

williskitchen.co.nz Reviewed by FiFi, June 2019 The Place: The seating is centred on the inside although there are tables put outside when weather permits (although there were none we we went here).  This place is renowned for its Vegan options. There is lots of yummy cabinet food to chose from, Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free , salads,…