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Tauranga’s specialist Italian-Mediterranean foodstore, described as a ‘wee treasure’. But there’s nothing tiny about its selection of pastas, cheese, preserves, grains, beans, sauces, spices, oils, chocolates and wines —even the likes of French marzipan and goose fat.
Italian-born chef-turned-supplier Rocco Fanfulla and partner Joanne Booth try to source the ‘best of the best’ of imported produce, and supply dozens of local restaurants. They insist that good food doesn’t have to be expensive, so expect value for money.
68 St John Street, Tauranga, tel 579-0968, www.belmondo.co.nz