Cafe Scene

Cafe Chat: Night Noodle Markets headed for Wellington

Guests forage for ingredients they use to prepare and cook a three-course lunch at the Country Cooking School in Featherston.

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Cafe Chat: Wellington Food Show

House of Dumplings are among the local producers showcasing their cuisine at Wellington Food Show this weekend.

Wellington Food Show this weekend

Five and Dime to offer silver service without price tag

Elie Assaf, owner of Five Boroughs and the new restaurant Five and Dime on Cuba.

Five and Dime to offer silver service without price tag 

A taste of... Arthur's Cafe

Veggie rosti at Arthur's Cafe

The beloved bistro had reopened after a six-month-long closure, with new owners, so we went for brunch.

A taste of... Seashore Cabaret

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Muse bar and eatery has a new look

New venue, new look for Muse 

Arthur's on Cuba reopens

Arthur's on Cuba has a new look.

Cafe Chat: Wairarapa cider quenching capital's thirst

The couple behind Greytown's Mela Juice, Brian Belluomini and Sarah Wright, have begun making cider using equipment left ...

Wellington breweries win big at New World Beer & Cider Awards

A Taste of... Five Boroughs

The Five Borough cheeseburger is among the best we've had.

Five Borough nails the burger but falls flat on the creative fries.

A taste of... Tatsushi

Sashimi at Tatsushi

A taste of… Tatsushi on Victoria St. 

Review: Seoul House

The bibimbap at Seoul House on Dixon St will satisfy any cravings for the Korean comfort food.

A taste of… Seoul House on Dixon St

Cafe chat: A wild brew made for Taika, celebrating local, and baking in Hataitai

A brew is being made for Taiki Waititi's film.



Foam and flair at coffee art champs gallery video

Finalist Takahito Koyanagi making a swan reflected on a lake at the New Zealand Latte Art Championship held at ...

Baristas surprise and delight with creamy coffee art.

Wellington cocktail bar makes history

Orpheus founder Jeremy Morris-Jarrett, with a "Gulf of Mexico", created using a ingredients matching app.

Allen St's newest bar makes history 

How to spot a gold standard beer video

Chief of Judges Michael Donaldson samples a pilsner at the New World Beer & Cider Awards judging at Westpac Stadium in ...

There's a clink, a swig, a murmur, and a slosh as expert Michael Donaldson shows his craft.

Cafe Reviews

A Taste of... Five Boroughs

The Five Borough cheeseburger is among the best we've had.

Five Borough nails the burger but falls flat on the creative fries.

Capital's newest Mojo maintains its point of difference

Mojo is bigger than Maccas in the capital.

It may be bigger than McDonald's in the capital, but Mojo keeps on delivering in the individuality stakes.

Cafe Chat: Sky-high container bar and doughnut delivery service

Tahi on Courtenay Place is a prime people-watching destination.

Wellington's first rooftop container bar opens

Fusion revival

Lamb backstrap with lambs fry, mushrooms, broad beans and tomatoes.

 A return to fusion food is fine as long as money is no object.

Raglan Roast... in Wellington

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The coffeehouse has the same kind of relaxed vibe that pervades the Roast Office in Te Uku and its sister outlet in Raglan.

Hand-crafted breads and pastries - all natural

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REVIEW: Berhampore's Baker Gramercy has arguably lifted the standard of great bread available in Wellington.

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