In this very special – and very, er, extended – festive edition of Dietary Requirements, the gang escapes the confines of the studio for a wholesome jaunt to the countryside.
From the blissful surroundings of the Lawn Bar at The Hunting Lodge in Waimauku, we talk grape vs grain with Hunting Lodge winemaker Pete Turner and Liberty Brewing’s Joe Wood, all the while enjoying some of executive chef Des Harris’ delicious lunch offerings and a healthy amount of liquid refreshments.
As the drinks flow and surprise guests pop in and out, things get a little less wholesome…
NB: For more on annual charity campaign DineAid (where participating restaurants either add a voluntary $2 donation to every bill, or increase the price of a menu item by $2 to accommodate the donation, with 100% going to City Missions) check out its Facebook and Instagram.
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