Gratia - Ice Cream
The Giapo mission: to make New Zealand famous for ice cream
One handbag, a notepad and my right shoe were happily sacrificed at Giapo last week. They all smell like sticky, rich chocolate gelato now; that's what happens when you get so caught up in the beauty of an object that you forget that it melts, and is actually produced to be eaten. A metaphor for life, perhaps? Certainly a recipe for the most gorgeous and extravagant ice creams in the country.
Boasting spectacular views and multi-award winning gelato
As a North Shore local for twenty years, Takapuna Beach is a very special place to me. Takapuna represents the heart of where I consider home, and is the part of New Zealand that I miss when I’m elsewhere. Although Takapuna Beach is a beautiful stretch of land in its own right, it is Takapuna Beach Café that I think makes it such an unbeatable destination