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FoodSeptember 7, 2019

Food podcast: Big-ups to the beer, biscuits and badass hospo scene of Wellington

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Dietary Requirements is The Spinoff’s monthly podcast in which we eat, drink and talk about it too, with special thanks to Freedom Farms. This month, we’re joined by one of Wellington’s finest sons, musician and food writer Samuel Flynn Scott. 

In our Wellington special, capital culinary evangelist Samuel Flynn Scott joins fellow displaced Wellingtonian Alice (plus a couple of Aucklanders) to chat about Visa Wellington On a Plate and the ins and outs of the little city’s big food and drink scene.

Alice and Simon reminisce about the culinary highlights of their recent visits to the capital while we sup on the city’s finest craft beer and chew salted caramel cookies from Leeds St Bakery. As we virtually traipse the streets of Te Aro, we talk cafes and bars, roti chenai and toast, Moore Wilson’s and Golding’s Free Dive, and discuss to what extent the city has embraced VWOAP.

Meanwhile, there’s a special message from Nancy Silverton and an apology from Simon, Sam desperately defends Wellington’s weather and we blow our own trumpets re our recent victory in the NZ Food Media Awards.

To listen, use the player below or download this episode (right click and save). Make sure to subscribe via iTunes, or via your favourite podcast client. And please share Dietary Requirements with your friends. Get in touch if you have any questions or requests:

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