Wellington on a Plate 2014

Our Welly On a Plate photo winners

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Here are our winners of the Visa Wellington On a Plate/dompost.co.nz photo competition.

And the winners are...


The winners of our daily Visa Wellington On a Plate passes/vouchers will be listed here.

Beef, buns and beer

Mouth-watering burger named a winner

Wellington's best burgers

Gone are the days when mince and a slice of lettuce were all the ingredients you needed to make a decent burger.

Fancy a burger, or 27?

Wellington On a Plate

Enthusiastic foodies Dan Wilton and Laura Cook have eaten their way around Wellington On a Plate's burger menu.

Thyme on head chef's side

Hummingbird's Helen heads herbology class

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Fancy a little thyme stirred in your gin, or pine needles with that fish?

Going mad for burgers

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Definitely the most popular feature of Visa Wellington On a Plate is Burger Wellington, where burger fans chomp through thousands of gourmet burgers and vote for their favourites.

Dining in the darkness

Charity inspired experience of 'blind eating'

Blind dining

A blindfolded dining experience was one of the sellout events of Visa Wellington On a Plate.

Food, film just the ticket

Silver screen's Middle-earth joins food fest

Roxy food and film

Middle-earth is coming to the Roxy for an event that combines two of the things Wellington does best.

Wellington ladies who lunch


Keen to try a Welly on a Plate lunch? We tried five of the best so you can choose the lunch that will suit you.

Quinoa spoils the party

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I expected more from Ti Kouka's Wellington On a Plate special, and left disappointed.

Baking trends rise

Mary McLeod

The reign of the cupcake, the macaron and the cronut is over and the eclair has claimed the throne.

Capitol life

Tom Hutchison

Tom Hutchison owns Capitol and WBC. Amy Jackman talks to him about cooking, cleaning and France.

Oh la la - eclairs are magnifique!

Lucy's eclairs

For the last time we, the Cheap Tarts, have given our all and baked our hearts out.

Good times roll at Logan Brown

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New Orleans and the Mardi Gras come to Logan Brown in Wellington for two Saturdays.

Proudly made in the lane

Leeds St

A recent community banquet celebrated a thriving new food quarter.

Who needs heat to cook?

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A chef and scientist combine to cook with gas ... but not as you know it.

Ready, steady, eat

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Wellington's annual two weeks of gorging itself on the region's finest food and drink has begun.

Going, going, gone ... tickets still for sale


Most events of the festival are long sold out, but there are still a few events to be snapped up.

Two weeks of foodie heaven


Start loosening those belt buckles Wellington, the food festival is back with two more weeks of dining heaven.

Meaty bites for blokes

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When Wellington On a Plate begins later this week, tables will be overflowing with dude food.

Bake Club: Week three (pies)


Pies, glorious pies were this week's challenge of the Wellington On A Plate Bake Club.

Hunting and gathering

Gen Taylor

Wellington chefs are turning hunter-gatherer in their quest for unique ingredients.

Bake Club: Week two (Veg cake)

Katie's Rhubarb

Today was a great day. We ate our veggies, but at the same time, we had cake too.

Bake Club: Week one (Slices)

Hazelnut fudge slice

We rise to the challenge and join the Wellington on a Plate bake club.

Pass the pies

Siggy's pies

A delicious combination of tasty ingredients encased in golden puff pastry is up for a national pie award.

Coasting into Dine award final

Samuel North

That weird guy collecting seaweed on Wellington's south cast is one of the city's top chefs.

Rising to the baking challenge

Twist and Bake bake club

A group of Wellington dancers is rising to Bake Club challenge and encouraging others to do so too.

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