FIJI

FIJI

To date, I have traveled to Fiji 8 times.  All trips were official missions while I was working at WHO, though I did extend my stay on occasion (for diving).  In total, I have spent 46 nights on Fijian soil (not counting the overnight flights required in both directions), probably the most in any country other than a country where I’ve resided (i.e., Korea, USA, Philippines).

    1. 2014 June 29 – July 6: National Workshop on NCDs & The Law
    2. 2015 April 17-23: Regional Workshop on Nutrition, NCDs, and the Role of CODEX
    3. 2015 November 15-19: Pacific Workshop to Implement the Tobacco Free Initiative Regional Action Plan
    4. 2018 October 17-18: Scoping Mission for the 5th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health
    5. 2019 February 17-22: Scoping Mission for the 5th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health
    6. 2019 April 26 – May 2: Scoping Mission for the 5th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health
    7. 2019 July 10-16: Scoping Mission for the 5th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health
    8. 2019 August 11-22: 5th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health

As listed below, the following commercial eating establishments in Fiji have been featured on GMTD.  (Some establishments may no longer be in operation.)

Clicking the place names (blue link) shows the geographic boundaries on Google maps.

Suva Airport

Denarau Island

Flying Fish
  1. Bone Fish (Port Denarau) (10.222 Grilled Lobster)
  2. Chicken Express (Port Denarau) (10.113 Dragon Wrap)
  3. Flying Fish (Sheraton Fiji Resort) (5.180 Mahi Mahi with Snake Beans in Lolo Sauce) (6.318 Flash-Fried Bugs with Black Pepper & Curry Leaf)
  4. Nadina (Port Denarau) (6.108 Kovu Ura)
Bone Fish

Lautoka

  1. Tukuni (10.187 Grilled Octopus) (10.228 Tavu Snapper)
Tukuni

Nadi

TIP: In the Fijian language, the letter “d” includes an invisible but spoken “n” in front, such that Nadi is pronounced “Nandi.”  Also, the “a” is short, like “cat,” such that “Nadi” rhymes with “Randy.”  On Korean Air, pilots and flight attendants making arrival announcements tend to say “Nah-di.”

Pullman Nadi Bay Resort & Spa
  1. Chef’s Kitchen (10.186 Chicken in Black Bean Sauce)
  2. Fresh (Tanoa International Hotel) (6.105 Chicken Tandoori Pizza)
  3. Garden Court (Tanoa International Hotel) (6.104 Seared Mahi Mahi) (9.286 Kokoda with Grilled Prawns) (10.048 Fish & Chips)
  4. * Hai Yang Restaurant (10.229 Lobster Stir-Fried Ginger & Spring Onion)
  5. Hotel Novotel Nadi (6.315 Shin Ramyun Cup)
  6. Ikkyu (Tanoa International Hotel) (6.106 Chicken Maki Roll) (10.112 Snapper Carpaccio)
  7. Pullman Nadi Bay Resort & Spa (10.111 Swordfish) (10.225 Cheeseburger) (10.226 A Pear) (10.227 Grilled Fish) (10.228 Tavu Snapper)
  8. Sentai Seafood Restaurant [Tripadvisor] (10.188 Slipper Lobster Garlic)
  9. Sitar (6.103 B.B.Q.)
  10. Small Plates (6.317 Broccoli Stir-Fry with Prawns)
  11. Smugglers Cove Ghost Ship Bar & Grill (Smugglers Cove Beach Resort & Hotel) [Tripadvisor] (10.223 Chicken Tandoori Pizza)
  12. street vendor (6.102 B.B.Q.)
  13. Talei (Hotel Novotel Nadi) (6.316 Kokoda)
  14. * Tu’s Place (6.102 Bula Shrimp) (6.107 Rourou Taster) (10.116 Rourou Balls & Grilled Fish)

* Recommended

Ratsun Hotel

Nadi International Airport

  1. Burger King (10.224 Whopper with Cheese)
  2. Fiji Airways Premier Lounge (5.181 Sliced Roast Lamb with Mashed Potato & Buttered Greens) (10.230 Seared Humpty Doo Barramundi)
Fiji Airways Premier Lounge

Pacific Harbour

  1. Brizo’s (Club Oceanus) (10.189 Clouds in Sky)
Club Oceanus

Suva

Tiko’s Floating Restaurant
  1. Ashiyana (5.177 Goat Masala)
  2. Blue Sky (FNFP Centre) (10.221 Bibimbap)
  3. Dakyung (5.178 Dalo)
  4. Fong Lee (10.047 Seafood in Taro Nest) (10.114 Steamed Coral Trout in Soy Sauce)
  5. Holiday Inn (5.178 Dalo)
  6. Maya Dhaba (MHCC) (10.191 Paneer Curry + Chicken Curry + Naan)
  7. Shanghai Seafood House (10.190 A Heap of Fried Rice) (10.218 Mapa Tofu + Choysum with Garlic + Steamed Rice)
  8. Shanghai Seafood House (De Vos on the Park) (9.285 Seafood & Tofu in Claypot) (10.046 Salt & Pepper Tofu)
  9. Singhs Curry House (MHCC) (5.176 Lamb Curry + Aloo Mutter + Naan)
  10. Tiko’s Floating Restaurant (5.179 Mama Kokoda with Deep-Fried Dalo) (10.192 Rourou Moci) (10.220 Grilled Lobster)
  11. Waterfall Bar & Restaurant (Suva Motor Inn) (10.044 Pan-Fried Prawns in Garlic-Butter Sauce)
  12. Yellow Chilli (10.043 Prawn Curry)

Food court at FNFP Centre

(See also GLOBAL FOOD GLOSSARY)

(See also WORLD EATERY INDEX)

(See also BUSINESS CLASS LOUNGING)

(See also DUTY TRAVELS)

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