With a "Piss Off: We're Closed" sign in the window and a surly-looking cartoon racoon face stencilled on the door, Hataitai's Coolsville Trading Post offers up the blend of kitsch and kiwi congeniality that a Wellington eatery needs.
Hot chocolate with a butterscotch twist has taken out the inaugural Sweet As Hutt Hot Chocolate Challenge.
More people need to know about the recently opened Sweet Eiffel Tower, David Burton writes.
An award-winning Upper Hutt chef has found rest home residents to be very appreciative of his efforts.
Say a prayer for some authenticity at Vatican.
A risotto so creamy and delicious the recipe had to be shared.
Once upon a time veggie dishes came on request, now chefs are frequently required to cater for limited eaters.
Last weekend my husband & I enjoyed, with some friends, a fantastic evening at Salty Pidgin in Brooklyn. As an entree my husband ordered Crispy Cauliflower. This surprised me as he's not really into vegetables. Anyway you could ask them to share this recipe. Anything that help keep the veg intake up is good in my book. Thank you.
Wellington's mayoral race was given a shot in the arm by the entry of flamboyant drag queen Carmen in 1977.
A former head chef at Sotheby's cafe in London is bringing seasonal flavours to her Wellington eatery.
CQ Restaurant in Cuba St has launched a New Zealand Sign Language menu where guests sign to order their meal. Talia Carlisle tested her knowledge during New Zealand Sign Language Week.
Wellington is almost as well-known for its cafe culture as it is for windy weather. We checked it out over a long weekend.
Napier's longest running restaurant, The National Cafe, is closing down after almost 80 years in business.
Craft breweries have paired with Wellington bars to celebrate the New Zealand hop harvest.
Gambling was a hot topic in the 1980s. There was talk of a floating casino and this new game of Lotto was on everyone's lips.
It's probably no surprise that classically trained French chef Laurent Loudeac is catering his own wedding but he's wisely left the hard part – the cake – to top pastry chef David Cadoret.
Wellington coffee company Flight Coffee is about to spread its wings across the Tasman.
The former operator of popular Wellington cafe Memphis Belle has emerged in Christchurch.
Getting past an architectural stumbling block has rich rewards for restaurant Golden Tiger.
A young Wellingtonian has transformed his love for coffee into a business idea he believes is a world first.
Loyal customers are watching with interest as their favourite eateries go head to head.
Five Boroughs is faithful to a New York deli-diner, with a bottomless cup.
Two new eateries that have just opened in Wellington have a long history behind them.
Say goodbye to the Jimmy Cafe - Positively Wellington Venues is getting out of the food and beverage game.