Cafe Scene

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.

Review: Neo Cafe, Wellington

Cafe Neo on Willis St.

They do all-day brunch and offer bottomless filter coffee.

Chance to taste rare wines

Kera-la-carte is Wellington's first restaurant serving cuisine from Kerala.

Martinborough's most exclusive winery is like a secret club.

Recipe: Gumbo at Laundry, Wellington

Gumbo from Laundry, in Cuba St, Wellington

Laundry

Dumplings are the new sushi

Meyer gouda cheeses are a second generation business.

Jessica Tang has brought the latest dumpling eatery to Wellington.

Review: Louis Sergeant, Wellington

Jardin D'Hive, layers of puff pastry and roasted leek mousse, topped with goat cheese cremeux, crispy leek and confit ...

We'd heard there was a new savoury range of edible artworks.

Toast festival approaching milestone

When barista Rusiate Nadakuitavuki made his first espresso, his 25-year-old son was a baby and lattes were served in soup-like bowls.

Review: Nikau Cafe, Wellington

Chickpea fries at Nikau Cafe, Wellington

The cafe attached to Wellington Art Gallery is a favourite haunt of Wellington's movers and shakers.

Secret to The Larder's success

Sarah Bullock and Jacob Brown join together over food and family.

Meet Sarah Bullock and Jacob Brown, the great team behind the creative cuisine of The Larder.

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.

Recipe: Breakfast bruschetta

Breakfast bruschetta at Egmont St. Eatery, Wellington

Egmont St Eatery

Review: Shepherd, Wellington

Shepherd Elliott, left, and Sean Golding, outside Shepherd restaurant in Hannahs Laneway, Wellington.

A taste of… Shepherd, Hannahs Lane, Wellington

Review: Cafe Pasha, Wellington

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

Cafe Reviews

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.

Review: Neo Cafe, Wellington

Cafe Neo on Willis St.

They do all-day brunch and offer bottomless filter coffee.

Review: Shepherd, Wellington

Shepherd Elliott, left, and Sean Golding, outside Shepherd restaurant in Hannahs Laneway, Wellington.

A taste of… Shepherd, Hannahs Lane, Wellington

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.

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