If you're looking for something more than the usual kebabs and co, this could be the answer.
A taste of... Pizza Pomodoro at Golding's Free Dive, in Leeds St
A taste of… House of Dumplings, 117 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington.
Five Borough nails the burger but falls flat on the creative fries.
It may be bigger than McDonald's in the capital, but Mojo keeps on delivering in the individuality stakes.
Wellington's first rooftop container bar opens
A return to fusion food is fine as long as money is no object.
The coffeehouse has the same kind of relaxed vibe that pervades the Roast Office in Te Uku and its sister outlet in Raglan.
REVIEW: Berhampore's Baker Gramercy has arguably lifted the standard of great bread available in Wellington.
Situated on the busy corner of Victoria and Wakefield streets, Nui Espresso has a great location.
Simon Gault's latest - Wellington's The Crab Shack - is a food-on-your-face place, writes David Burton.
About 25 years ago, childhood friends Tim Rose and Geoff Marsland caught up on an overseas jaunt to Canada where they were inspired to buy a coffee machine and bring it back home.
Every other week it seems a new cafe pops up in the coffee capital. The Hangar is the latest addition at the top of Dixon St.
If professional-level eclairs, quiche and canele de Bordeaux are what you seek in Newtown, then you'll have to trudge down the end of the funereal Lychgate Mall.
Located next door to its more famous sibling, La Bella Italia, in Petone, Revive Cafe serves fresh, wholesome food and good coffee.
New cafes are challenging hard, but Replete still keeps the crowds happy.
It looks pretty average from the street, but Plum Cafe in the heart of Cuba Mall is all about food and location.
A few of your favourite things, together - that was what Lullaby of Birdland aimed to serve when it opened in upper Cuba St this year.
Petone's bustling Beannie Cafe has a homely, grandma's kitchen kind of vibe.
Olive on Cuba St is under new management, but its food and coffee is just as good as ever.
If you like your coffee with a friendly smile, a casual atmosphere, a children's play area, free wi-fi and Wellington-made treats, Little Bohemian is the place to get it.
Out the back of Baobab there's a welcome surprise: a perfectly imperfect garden, a world away from busy Riddiford St outside.
Elements is the ideal venue for a meal with your mum or gran for, despite being busy, it's never loud.