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Good in the ‘Hood : 5th Street

October 24th, 2018

Good in the 'Hood : 5th Street - Jax Hamilton

It comes as no surprise to anyone who knows me, that my passion is food, the big astonishment however, if God came down right now and said, ‘ok Jax, choose a passion for the rest of your life’, I would drop food like a hot rock and pick music.  Vinyl, CD’s and of course back…

Under The Grater Q&A

September 16th, 2018

Jax Hamilton : Under The Grater

Is Jax your real name?: No my full name is Jacqueline, Sylvia Margaret Hamilton (I know right) just call me Jax Where are you from?: Stratford, East London (under the sound of the bow bells), which makes me a 100% cockney.  However my parents are from Jamaica and I’m now a Kiwi Citizen – phew!…

Good in the ‘Hood : Portershed Cafe

August 16th, 2018

Street Eats Review : Portershed Cafe : Jax Hamilton

Walk down Addington’s busy, crazy and at times eclectic Lincoln Road and if you’re ‘hard stepping’ you may miss the opportunity of a lifetime. The Portershed Speciality Café is a refreshing glass of lemonade on a stinking hot day; a soothing head massage; a compliment that inspires blushes; a lush dark, velvety slice of cake,…

Noel Leeming : Queenstown Extravaganza!!

June 7th, 2018

Jax Hamilton - Noel Leeming Cooking Demo : Photo Jon James

Set amongst the back drop of The Remarkables, in their innovative built-in cooking centre, Noel Leeming recently put on a stunning event showcasing their newly opened store in Queenstown. As part of the celebration, I was there to meet, greet and prepare some fabulous things to eat, for the customers, who came along to take advantage of…

Good in the ‘Hood : Evil Genius : NMM

June 5th, 2018

Street Eats : Evil Genius - Jax Hamilton

Evil Genius recently started pinging on my ‘foodie’ radar. Business colleagues mentioned it in passing; I read a fantastic review in the last few weeks too. However, you know a restaurant is good, when it’s talked about in ‘smiley’ whispers; if diners are willing to share, but only with a select group of friends – them’s…