The Town and Country Roadhouse was a ‘pioneer fine food restaurant’ located in the Oratia Valley at the foot of the Waitakere Ranges from 1948 to 1968. It was a mecca for the bohemian of Auckland and for visiting celebrities of the time. This is its history, along with recipes.
Uncle and nephew writing team Dave Harré and Drew Harré spent 12 years working on this book.
Fully illustrated with historical photos from the family and recipes photographed by Mark Smith.
Published by Albion Vale Books, 2009, 2017
Distributed by Little Island Press