Scarecrow is an artisan foodstore, kitchen and florist on Victoria Street. They have a temporary pop up at 42 High Street, “Scarecrow on High” while their Victoria Street premises is being refitted. With a menu that changes daily, Scarecrow serves only seasonal and sustainable food. A beautiful ethos.
Ben Barton is the head chef at Scarecrow and below are his answers to the tasty questions I cooked up for your enjoyment.
Describe your restaurant’s food:
What is your restaurant’s signature dish?
Name your favourite comfort food:
What did you have for breakfast?
What is the most delicious thing you’ve eaten this week?
What is an underrated ingredient?
What are 3 sources of inspiration to you?
There’s a potluck dinner tomorrow night (and you’re not working) what are you bringing?
What is your most memorable meal?
Just for Restaurant Month
What’s The Catch?
Friday 14 August, 7pm Scarecrow Pop Up, 42 High Street. A 7 course dinner of sustainable fish. Join Scarecrow on a fishy journey as they serve up some of the best bait in NZ. Tickets $65 per person. SOLD OUT.