Blog : Food & Health

We Heart the Hutt

We Heart the Hutt

James our Head Scratcher and Creative Director moved the Scratch Office from the city to Jackson Street a little over 2 years ago. We love being out this way, so thought it would be fitting to share the love and highlight a few of our favourite spots. The environment out here is certainly different to that of Cuba St and Lambton Quay, and we’re all continually stumbling upon little gems of places to eat, shop and hang out.

It’s no secret that Maranui’s new venture The Sea Shore Cabaret was a major talking point when it opened on the Esplanade in May, but there are also a bunch of smaller, lesser known places that we reckon are worth shouting about.

In true Scratch style, the following 3 finds are all food related! These are only a few from the large list of places the team has accumulated over many lunch breaks – all of which are worth driving out from town to check out…

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Wellington on a Plate

Wellington on a Plate

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Here at Scratch we aren’t quiet about our love for food. We live, breathe and dream about it, so when we saw the guide come out for Wellington on a Plate there was a bit of buzz around the studio.

Our friends at The Thistle Inn are working hard to take out the title this year and we were stoked to be asked to be a part of it.

The Thistle Inn is New Zealand’s oldest surviving tavern and restaurant operating from it’s original site, so it goes as no surprise that a strong sense of history will be imbued into this year’s menu.

Victoria Wong