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From flat white to flowerbed video

Many coffee lovers don't realise the plastic lining in a takeaway coffee cup means they can't be recycled in New Zealand.

Z's coffee cup recycling scheme could be good news for gardeners.

Review: Cafe Pasha, Wellington

The authentic Turkish restaurant was a great place to relive our bygone student days with a cheeky BYO.

Pirate bar open in Wellington

Rose Andaloro is at the helm of R Bar.

R Bar is a hideaway with heart

The Paper Boat to offer pizza and more

Curry Heaven is beloved for its tasty Indian dishes.

Traditional takeaways for Berhampore

A taste of Best Ugly Bagels

MasterChef New Zealand judge Al Brown has opened Best Ugly Bagels in Swan Lane.

Al Brown has brought his bagel business to Wellington, here's what we thought.

Does fair trade mean boutique? video

Rene Macaulay, head coffee roaster at Peoples Coffee.

Wellington's Peoples Coffee ponders expansion, after 12 strong years of commitment to fair trade and premium coffee.

Wellington's new Japanese dining den

The den at Tokeyo, a Japanese restaurant and bar at 19 Edward St, Te Aro, Wellington.

Tokeyo​ is Wellington's newest Japanese restaurant

A beginner's guide to sour beers

Kelly Ryan, head brewer at Wellington's Fork & Brewer, examines a Sourbet, a raspberry and lemon Berliner Weisse brewed ...

The sour beer furrows brows even as it puckers lips.

Muse on Allen in liquidation

The former Muse on Allen restaurant has been put into liquidation. Owner Samuel North says it is not connected to his ...

A former fine dining restaurant in Wellington owed more than $60,000 to IRD.

Mr Go's open in Taranaki St

Mr Go's is named after a market gardener in Tasman St.

Street food has headed indoors at a new restaurant in Taranaki St.

Try creepy-crawly dumplings

House of Dumplings' Vicky Ha samples a cricket, while holding  a batch of her limited edition duck and cricket dumplings.

Wellington's Queen of Dumplings Vicky Ha has added an unconventional ingredient to a limited-edition dumpling.

Last-chance burgers in Welly

Five Boroughs' "turducken down" burger has sold more than 2000 servings since August 12.

Just when you thought WOAP was over - these restaurants still have their burgers on the go.

Cherry beer's sweet back story

Pete Gillespie, co-owner of Garage Project, which has collaborated with Karma Cola to produce cherry-flavoured Lola.

The story behind Lola

A taste of Prefab

The Reuben sandwich ($15) at Prefab in Jessie St, Wellington.

A taste of… Prefab

And NZ's best restaurant is... video

The French Cafe has triumphed as Simon Wright, left, and Creghan Molloy-Wright fuse their considerable skills to create ...

Can you guess who came out on top of the 2016 Cuisine Good Food Awards?

Cafe Reviews

Review: Cafe Pasha, Wellington

The authentic Turkish restaurant was a great place to relive our bygone student days with a cheeky BYO.

A taste of Best Ugly Bagels

MasterChef New Zealand judge Al Brown has opened Best Ugly Bagels in Swan Lane.

Al Brown has brought his bagel business to Wellington, here's what we thought.

Muse on Allen in liquidation

The former Muse on Allen restaurant has been put into liquidation. Owner Samuel North says it is not connected to his ...

A former fine dining restaurant in Wellington owed more than $60,000 to IRD.

A taste of Prefab

The Reuben sandwich ($15) at Prefab in Jessie St, Wellington.

A taste of… Prefab

Peace and perfect pate at Mulberry Garden

Chicken liver pate, onion marmalade, apricot and walnut toast.

Peaceful surroundings, patient staff and perfect pate make for a pleasant lunch at Mulberry Garden Cafe.

Review: Cicio Cacio Osteria, Wellington

Agnollotti alla Piemontese at Cicio Cacio Osteria in Newotwn.

A taste of Cicio Cacio Osteria - Wellington's little Italy.

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