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living Port Moresby on a plate “But as we got into the project we decided to turn it into a food and beverage destination – and that is what we are trying to achieve at this point in time. “It was about bringing people back to the harbour and the centre of the city. That is what all cities have done around the world. The town is quite quiet after a Saturday 12pm. We felt with our business zone we needed something to bring people back to the CBD.” Several new restaurants are planned. Potter says there will be an Indian restaurant, Tandoor on the Harbour, and an Italian restaurant, Soga. “We have got Asian Aromas, who are existing tenants in one of our buildings doing their re-launch there,” he says. “We have got Duffy as a coffee shop; they are already open and operating.

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Then we have Graham Osborne’s the Naked Fish, which is steak and seafood. Next to them we will have a sports bar.” Travers Chue, co-founder of the Duffy cafe, says it takes time for an appreciation of higher quality to develop. “When it comes to coffee, it is about educating people here about the difference between specialty coffee and just ordinary run of the mill (coffee). All the good coffees that are grown in PNG go to Europe, Australia and the United States. We are the first ones who are buying specialty grade coffee and keeping it here. We are also selling it at the airport and the supermarket and places like that.” He says the company also does its own roasting.

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Paradise: the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini, July/August 2016  

The July/August 2016 Issue (Vol 4, 2016) of 'Paradise' magazine, the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Gu...

Paradise: the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini, July/August 2016  

The July/August 2016 Issue (Vol 4, 2016) of 'Paradise' magazine, the in-flight magazine of Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Gu...