recipe: basic bone broth

Centuries old, this incredibly nutritious and therapeutic super-food is seeing a renaissance, fast claiming the title of the first health food trend of 2015. An easy...

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new opening: the raw kitchen

First came the online store - the platform from which The Raw Kitchen founder, Olivia Scott, first captured the attention of those who wanted...

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new opening: the lunchroom

Optimising the inviting, sun-drenched first floor lobby of the high-rise adjacent to Queen Street's Prada and Christian Dior boutiques, newcomer The Lunchroom's floor to...

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pop-up stall: tiger burger

Any frequenter of the Glenfield night markets may have already been privy to the 'warm-up' rounds of a new burger-concept, Tiger Burger, that...

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lighter lunches

Some say new year resolutions are made to be broken, but in the wake of seasonal gluttony that is perhaps more severe than we're...

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new opening: mì vietnamese baguettes

Perhaps the most distinctive item on any given Vietnamese menu, bánh mì has forever won us over with its sublimely fresh flavours and the...

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recipe: thai chicken cakes

By Angela Merrie

An alternative to the piscean mainstay on Thai takeout menus, this punchy, protein-rich pattie is perfect for lunch or dinner when served in...

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dr. feelgood ice pops

Just what the doctor ordered to cope with this sensational, blue sky summer we’re enjoying, friends Jack and Jacci (Craig Jackson and Jacci McFarlane) have launched...

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new opening: rica’s tortas at mexico

Welcoming us back to work in quite possibly the most delicious way, Mexico have just unveiled their flavoursome new venture - a hole-in-the-wall...

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new opening: franc’s

As a city that prides ourselves so readily on its maritime way of life, many would argue that there aren't enough hospitality venues offering...

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auckland’s kid-friendly cafes

Bringing the next generation into this world is a task only undertaken by the brave. As a reward for said courageous efforts, we've rounded...

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wholesome intentions

By Angela Merrie

Whenever I’m planning to host a dinner party for friends, the first thing I consider is what’s in season, available now and at...

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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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This Month On Denizen | January 2015