new opening: foundation on george

Set in the peaceful surrounds of the Parnell's Jubilee Building is a handsome new cafe attracting the vicinity's tenants, neighbours, and visitors alike. Those in...

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new opening: siostra

Not short of reputable eateries, Grey Lynn's Richmond Road has recently been endowed with yet another appetizing locale. The contrivance of two sisters Esther...

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wedge juice bar

Not so new to the regulars who frequent Elliot Stables, the Wedge Juicebar has been manning the entryway to this popular haunt for...

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new opening: scratch pop-up bakery

We'd all be so lucky as to have a truly delicious resident located only an elevator ride below the office. For now though,...

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new opening: boy and bird

Freshly installed on the segment of Ponsonby Road that is fast becoming known as the ‘chicken strip’, the prolific Michael Van de Elzen...

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new opening: deluxe coffee bar

In an ode to the fringes of suburbia, a characterful new coffee bar has set up shop in the industrial sector of Mt Roskill,...

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recipe: roast pork ramen

By Our Kitchen

Students aren’t the only ones who need ramen to survive, but sometimes a thirty-cent packet of the instant variety just doesn’t cut the...

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mr bones’ bangers

Mr. Bones is putting the artistry back into the creation of sensational bangers. Crafted using ethically farmed meat and boasting unique flavours such...

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new opening: the black hoof

In keeping with the charming casualness of Waiheke Island’s Casita Miro vineyard and restaurant comes a laudable inner city outpost from the same proprietors,...

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the allure of the orient

As long term fans of Britomart's ode to Japan, Ebisu, we are continually drawn to their consistently ambrosial food. Never mind the inviting and...

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bon appétit!

La Fourchette is proof that one doesn’t have to schedule a last minute trip to Paris to enjoy a decent French gastronomic experience....

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high tea at palm court

There is something truly occasional about attending high tea. It has the innate ability to make us sit up straight, emit an anomalous...

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xuxu dumpling bar

In a particularly exotic little corner of Britomart, we have come to know the opulent Xuxu bar for its delicious Vietnamese morsels and fantastic...

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the best damned wings in town

Finger licking good wings sure do get us hot under the collar, their sticky, spicy goodness known to elicit dodgy late-night missions just...

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all that jazz: ostro’s dinner and a show

If you've ever experienced a truly authentic jazz band in the Big Apple or spent the night tapping to rhythm and blues in...

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recipe: depot’s brussels sprouts

The long maligned bulbous vegetable is at its most abundant in the winter months, but rather than turning your head away in disgust...

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at home cold remedy

With many of us succumbing to the ubiquitous wintertime pathogens, here's a recipe that combines the goodness of ginger, chili and honey in...

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best ugly lands in newmarket

With no chance of ever slipping under the radar, we've been long awaiting the arrival Al Brown and his Best Ugly team to descend...

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new opening: il buco cbd

After twelve years of delivering delectable Italian pizza and hospitality on Ponsonby Road, one of the area's mainstay establishments is expanding its horizons,...

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chook wagon

Housed within a replica 1947 Citroën H-series truck, the Chook Wagon serves classic French-style poulet rotisserie to legions of devoted Wellingtonians. The whole...

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This Month On Denizen | September 2014