courtside action at 46 & york

With the down under tennis season nigh upon us, there’ll no doubt be many who have made plans to attend the ASB Classic and...

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recipe: pear & ginger sticky date pudding

By Angela Merrie

It's not Christmas without a decadent dessert. This recipe from my new e-book Pretty Damn Good For You Christmas fits the (gluten-free) bill perfectly, especially when...

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summer in the city: what’s open in auckland

While a summer spent abroad or touring around the world's best country (according to Telegraph Travel Awards and, well, us) is undoubtedly tempting, staying put...

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best roadside stop-offs

If you plan on hitting the open road this summer, be sure to schedule in a few intermissions along the way as these delectable...

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new opening: zool zool

One thing we love about ramen is its versatility - providing us a with a hot, healthy and easy mid-winter meal while its light-fashioned...

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bare knuckle bbq

Pitmaster Jimmy Macken of Bare Knuckle BBQ squints into the smoke as he opens the giant steel door of his pit smoker, causing...

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best of 2014: new restaurants

Far from lacking in notable new spots to dine, 2014 has seen the doors open to some bona fide examples of New Zealand's gastronomic scene...

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dining with shin

Born from the ruinous circumstances surrounding the 2010 Christchurch Earthquake, Shin Yamashita found himself, like many others, bereft of his day job working as a...

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how to: build a bombe

With cream-filled chocolate logs and jello-soaked trifles threatening to make an appearance at summer soirees all over the country, we thought it was time...

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best places for breakfast on the run

Apparently it's the most important meal of the day, so we suggest you break the fast with offerings worth your while thanks to...

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best of 2014: new cafes

With an abundance of cafes christened this year, many setting exemplary standards, you'd do well to use the summer break to sample the city's...

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new opening: onehunga cafe

This week's bounty of new openings has brought us yet another suburban gem, this time in the much-deserving borough of Onehunga. Having witnessed...

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new opening: l’atelier du fromage

Anyone who is a veritable fan of French food and wine is undoubtedly aware of the hive of franco-activity that takes place under...

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some like it hot

Let us take a moment to extol the wonders of the peppery potion also known as hot sauce. From flavouring barbecued meat to keeping...

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new opening: italia square

Officially unveiling the threshold to their shiny new premises on the ground floor of Parnell Road's prominent Geyser building tomorrow, Italia Square is a...

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win: a peroni degustation at poderi crisci

A story of bonafide Italian provenance and perpetual European affiliation, it is only natural to learn that the exemplary Italian beer brand, Peroni, and revered Auckland-based...

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top 6 places for after dark dessert dates

With daylight saving's evening-lengthening rewards fully-fledged, we round up five of the most delicious spots to indulge your post-dinner sweet tooth. Chocolate Balloon - OKO Dessert...

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vegetarian voracity

With the proliferation of various dietary restrictions, classic vegetarianism is benefiting from the collective consciousness of those making an effort to eat clean....

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4 twists on toasted marshmallows

With summer's long languid days and balmy evenings nigh upon us, beach bonfires and evenings spent al fresco at the bach beckon. And we'd...

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new opening: indochine kitchen

It's a good thing we've been citing Vietnamese as the type of food we just can't get enough of, because just as we...

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This Month On Denizen | December 2014