All posts tagged: italian

Food Photo Friday #11: Risotto Con Pollo at Elliot Stables

Food:ย Risotto Con Pollo /Consumed: De Niro, Elliot Stables, Auckland CBD/ Date: April 2015 So the photo looks a tad gross, but as you can probably tell, I love me some food from Elliot Stables and I’ve decided I’m going to try a dish from every restaurant there, but this time it was back to De Niro for some more Italian. A lunch date with my good-friend who was over in Cardiff with me, led us back to Elliot Stables. She’d never been before and neither of us were really sure what we felt like. I think Elliot Stables is a really good place to bring friends because there are so many choices and the place itself is awesome. I chose a Risotto Con Pollo, which is “Arborio rice tossed with chicken pieces, mushrooms & asparagus filled with parmesan cheese” and was very very yum! It was accompanied by the usual juice- cranberry. I love risotto, and usually opt for a seafood risotto with prawns, so this was a bit different for me, but I loved …

Food Photo Friday #7: Italian at Elliot Stables

Food: Pumpkin cannelloni/ Consumed: De Niro, Elliot Stables, Auckland CBD/ Date: 13 April 2015 It took us two weeks to decide where we wanted to go for dinner, and in the end we decided just a few hours before going, but it all worked out! What I love about Elliot Stables is that it’s a lot like a food court, but a lot more fancy. My friends and I sat down at a table in the more secluded area. The lighting was dim, but warm and welcoming, and the decor is lovely. I was keen for some Italian, something I haven’t had in a while, so I headed over to De Niro to order a cannelloni. I can’t quite remember the exact ingredients of the cannelloni, but I know that it was vegetarian and filled with delicious warm pumpkin. The best Italian I’ve eaten in a while and very satisfying. After dinner, my friends and I headed over to Moustache, the milk and cookie bar which unfortunately has shut it doors now. They were having …