Cafe Scene

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?

Beervana must-dos and Wairarapa on a plate

Garage Project co-founder Jos Ruffell pours a "Flat White" Beer at a bygone Beervana.

WAIRARAPA ON A PLATE

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.

Hollywood sushi matched with craft beer

The bright lights of Hollywood lured Yoya Takahashi from Japan to Los Angeles almost two decades ago, as he dreamed of becoming an actor like his grandfather.

Review: Cicio Cacio Osteria, Wellington

Agnollotti alla Piemontese at Cicio Cacio Osteria in Newotwn.

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

Recipe: Carello del Gelato's doughnut burger

Carello del Gelato's 'It'll Be Sweet' burger, for the 2016 Visa Wellington On a Plate burger competition.

Carello's gelato and doughnut 'burger' is delightful excuse to leave room for dessert.

Savea won't eat burger named after him

The Hurricanes Bus Burger from The Green Man Pub.

Whoops, here's a kick in the buns for the Savea-inspired Bus Burger.

A taste of... Ti Kouka Cafe

Ti Kouka's fresh seasonal salad, $21,
with winter vegetables, puy lentils, sprouted rye, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds ...

It was surprisingly chilled for a Saturday brunch service - the cafe is heaving on weekdays.

The great coffee cup scandal video

You'll discover a number of pay it forward coffee initiatives in and around the city of Melbourne.

All those takeaway cups thrown into the recycling still end up in a landfill.

Road to Beervana awash with events

Beervana is coming.

Memphis Belle's had a mini makeover and the Road to Beervana's awash with events.

A taste of... Neo Cafe & Eatery

The vegetarian burger at Neo.

These guys do the most user-friendly brews around.

Cafe Reviews

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.

Savea won't eat burger named after him

The Hurricanes Bus Burger from The Green Man Pub.

Whoops, here's a kick in the buns for the Savea-inspired Bus Burger.

A taste of... Ti Kouka Cafe

Ti Kouka's fresh seasonal salad, $21,
with winter vegetables, puy lentils, sprouted rye, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds ...

It was surprisingly chilled for a Saturday brunch service - the cafe is heaving on weekdays.

A taste of... Neo Cafe & Eatery

The vegetarian burger at Neo.

These guys do the most user-friendly brews around.

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