Local’s Guide to Raglan

  Words Denise Irvine Justin and Alix Thomson have owned The Shack eatery in Raglan for 10 years. Justin says the time has flown, and they have become fully embedded in the character of the coastal town. Justin is a third-generation chef. He honed his skills in kitchens in Northland, Spain, Auckland and Hamilton, and […]


Words DENISE IRVINE | Images ALEX SPODYNEIKO I made a dish of soba noodles and stir-fried vegetables the other night and finished it off with a goodly glug of Sesame Rayu (Japanese chilli oil). As the label promised, it provided fire, flavour and a little bit of crunch, and my dinner bowl was delicious. The […]