5 sugar upgrades

Gratifying pearly whites with a predilection for sugary kicks, this tiny but significant upgrade in the granular department will see to the elevation of cocktail...

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short and sweet

Well-versed in haute saccharine cuisine thanks to his experience in satiating patrons' sweet-tooth cravings at the likes of The French Cafe, Bracu and most recently...

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new opening: woodpecker hill

The long wait is over, last Friday Denizens officially welcomed the opening of Parnell's long anticipated new eatery. Almost 12 months in the...

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new opening: le chef

We're always happy to come across a decent Gallic institution to add to Auckland's French culinary offerings. Hence our enthusiasm for the opening of new eatery...

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miss changy’s chinese new year

If you're one to keep your ear to the ground in Auckland's culinary circles, you may already know of the increasingly reputed part-time...

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new opening: pilkingtons

For some time now urbanites having been watching the evolution of number 41 Shortland Street unfold with vested intrigue, eagerly awaiting the completion of newcomer...

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raw cravings

The seasonally sensitive amongst us may well have already noticed the sun rising in a more tardy manner than usual, bringing home the...

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new opening: running horse

Located in what could be nominated as downtown's academic district, understated but notable new cafe Running Horse is doing an exceptional job of keeping some...

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miss moonshine’s

Feeding our class A habit for succulent, flavoursome, smokey, grilled and fall-apart barbecued meat, there's a new kid in town who's becoming hard...

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the white rabbit

We've heard a fair bit about The White Rabbit of late, gracing us in all its fully formed glory as one of downtown's most notable...

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romance on the menu

For those slack enough and yet to organise a romantic affair promising to sweep the object of your affections off their feet, you're lucky you have...

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quinoa granola bars

These granola bars are basically comprised of ingredients that, if the fashion industry could give Michelin stars, would have each gotten one by now: quinoa,...

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win: man o’war summer lunch

Returning to our endless series of unmissable summer events is arguably the easiest way to call yourself a good samaritan. In the name...

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oneroa beach club

This summer was spent scouring the ever popular Waiheke Island for more foodie destinations to join the moreish likes of The Oyster Inn...

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new opening: fika with me

In a suburb we're not often given reason to write about, Birkenhead has recently born witness to a notable new tenant in the...

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new opening: nomad

Point Chevalier has long been awaiting a satisfying social destination where a few drinks can be accompanied by some write-home worthy cuisine in...

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new opening: regatta

Capitalising on some of Auckland's most spectacular shore side real estate, the latest resident to join Takapuna beach's increasingly hospitable line-up is Regatta, a...

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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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This Month On Denizen | February 2015