Cafe Scene

Review: Frank's Coffee & Eats

Frank's Coffee & Eats' "Super Salad" - a potato salad tossed with rocket, sliced radish, cherry tomato, mung bean ...

We check out The Terrace's modern little coffee spot.

Why PappaRich is so popular

Oodles of noodles made with Malaysian flair

"I've heard really good things about it" will be the response of anyone who is yet to sample PappaRich,

Review: Spruce Goose, Wellington

We were told it was a good option for south-coast residents keen to lap up the late sun on a magic Wellington evening.

Indian tea vendor hits the streets

In a food truck he handbuilt, Rahul Minhas hand grinds Indian spices and turns them into delicious chai.

Closed bars soldier on

070117 News Photo: Maarten Holl
Reading Carpark demolition. View from Tory St and Wakefield St.

Wellington's Courtenay Place is quieter after the quake, but shut bars remain optimistic.

Out of the frying pan

Lily and Yixiong Lan in their new restaurant in Willis St. Its opening was not the celebration they hoped it would be, ...

Restaurant couple were on cusp of expanding their business when the earthquake struck.

Wellington's newest cafe a hit

A dish from Petone's Comes & Goes.

Foodies are raving about Petone's newest cafe. 

Review: The Beach House & Kiosk

Breakfast burger at The Beach House and Kiosk, Island Bay, Wellington.

 A taste of... The Beach House and Kiosk, 410 The Esplanade, Island Bay, Wellington

Wellington's best fried chicken?

Behold, this could be the best fried chicken this reviewer has had in Wellington.

Could this place have the best fried chicken in Wellington?

Vegan taco bar opens in Wellington

Lucas Putnam's taco of braised tempeh, asparagus and snap pea with chipotle sauce, guacamole and salsa fresca on top of ...

If Lucas Putnam had his way, the restaurateur who grew up on Mexican food in California would have us all going on a vegan "taco cleanse".

Review: Egmont St Eatery

Hangover cure.

This is such good Sunday brunch food.

Chef to compete in culinary games

Young chef Tyler Langerveld is off to India for a culinary competition.

In February, Tyler Langerveld will compete against the world's best in India.

Review: Mediterranean Foods Trattoria

The Cinque Terre pizza was the highlight of a meal at Mediterranean Foods.

The re-fit of the trattoria in hip Newtown was stunning, and the chefs had expanded the menu beyond pizza.

Welly cafes closed by quakes

Dragonfly restaurant has been forced to close after the quake.

An Asian restaurant and several bars and cafes closed by quakes.

Review: Garage Project, Wellington

La Calavera Catrina, made with habanero chili, and Day of the Dead, with chipotle and chocolate, are annual November ...

There were two November releases we had to try.

Cafe Reviews

Review: Frank's Coffee & Eats

Frank's Coffee & Eats' "Super Salad" - a potato salad tossed with rocket, sliced radish, cherry tomato, mung bean ...

We check out The Terrace's modern little coffee spot.

Review: Spruce Goose, Wellington

We were told it was a good option for south-coast residents keen to lap up the late sun on a magic Wellington evening.

Wellington's best fried chicken?

Behold, this could be the best fried chicken this reviewer has had in Wellington.

Could this place have the best fried chicken in Wellington?

Review: Egmont St Eatery

Hangover cure.

This is such good Sunday brunch food.

Review: Mediterranean Foods Trattoria

The Cinque Terre pizza was the highlight of a meal at Mediterranean Foods.

The re-fit of the trattoria in hip Newtown was stunning, and the chefs had expanded the menu beyond pizza.

Review: Garage Project, Wellington

La Calavera Catrina, made with habanero chili, and Day of the Dead, with chipotle and chocolate, are annual November ...

There were two November releases we had to try.

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