Cafe Scene

How cheap is too cheap for a coffee? video

Coffix, the new cafe on the Wellington block, is selling all its coffees for $2.50. (File photo)

New Wellington cafe's $2.50 offer may be great for customers, but what about growers?

Much-loved and 'icon' dog dies

Bernie the bernese dog, a well-known dweller of Oriental Parade, Wellington.

Bernie the bernese, a favourite on Wellington's Oriental Parade, dies.

Review: Forage, Grand Mercure Wellington

Harmony pork chop with greens and and apple-miso jus.

A locally sourced selection of dishes at the new restaurant within the refurbished Grand Mercure Wellington.

Your must-do at Hopstock festival

Fork & Brewer will be one of the many bars taking part in Hopstock 2017. Raw hops not included.

The five-day long celebration is back in the capital.

Steaming coffee in Easter egg

A mocha in a chocolate easter egg at Kanteen, Wellington. Totally worth the sugar crash.

Because Easter is the new Christmas when it comes to being decadent.

La Bella Italia's blueberry muffins

The blueberry buttermilk muffins from La Bella Italia are irresistible.

Reader Linda Floyd finds this muffin from La Bella Italia cafe irresistible.

Is this NZ's most creative ice cream?

Leeds Street Baker salted caramel cookies.

Two local artisans have been named amongst the country's best.

Review: Tokeyo Izakaya Den

An okonomiyaki pancake, Hiroshima style.

The menu at the slightly hidden away Japanese hangout has undergone an overhaul.

Coffee cups get a stylish makeover

Luigi Riccio's winning cup design.

Faceless figures dancing in a rain of coffee beans feature on the trendy takeaways.

Welly's first all-vegan food market

The Fat PoBoys Hogzilla with glazed pork belly, bacon, and apple slaw.

A new monthly vegan food market, Japanese tea for charity and a party in a dive bar.

Review: Franziska, Wellington

Kikorangi, a kiwi-made blue cheese topped with honey and walnuts.

A taste of: Franziska, 24 Dundas St, Seatoun, Wellington 6022

Joining the search for Charlie

The summer rolls were fat little torpedoes.

The crowds are voting with their feet as a popular Vietnamese eatery expands in the capital.

Epic street food festival for Wellington

The Botanist, Lyall Bay, will be launching a brand new dinner menu this evening.

Cuba street throws a mega party, the botanist opens late and there's a new one-stop vegan shop.

Restaurant review: Where's Charlie?

Dishes from Where's Charlie, Wellington

Dipping into the lip-smacking beef broth, I had to forgive all.

Event mixes film with food

Miramar's Roxy Cinema hosts immersive dining experience "Eat the Film"

Get lost in Pan's Labyrinth, sink some sour suds and learn about the process of cheese making.

Cafe Reviews

Joining the search for Charlie

The summer rolls were fat little torpedoes.

The crowds are voting with their feet as a popular Vietnamese eatery expands in the capital.

Restaurant review: Where's Charlie?

Dishes from Where's Charlie, Wellington

Dipping into the lip-smacking beef broth, I had to forgive all.

Review: Quarter Acre Cafe

Quarter Acre Cafe's chicken burger is like the KFC Zinger Burger's classy cousin.

With its garden setting, this cafe is the ideal destination for a Sunday coastal drive.

Review: Mr Go's Wellington

Kimchi + tofu dumplings at Mr Go's, Wellington

Grab a group of mates and eat with your hands, it's way more fun.

Review: Foxglove Bar & Kitchen

The pumpkin and feta wantons at Foxglove Kitchen & Bar, Queens Wharf, Wellington.

We visited the waterfront establishment's on a rare, fine day in Wellington.

Review: The Botanist, Wellington

Grilled goat cheese & roasted sweet pepper on sourdough, with kale pesto salad at The Botanist, Lyall Bay

Leave plenty of time for a leisurely brunch at this new vegetarian/vegan eatery.

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