Restaurant Reviews

Ghetto gigs and lullabies

Anika Moa says that a "realistic version of parenting is not a fairy tale".

Anika Moa talks motherhood, music and a nationwide tour - paid for by fans.

Weta takes magic leap with Google

A still from Magic Leap's first teaser video for the Dr. Grordbort's game developed by Weta Workshop and Magic Leap.

Weta Workshop and Google to work together to take digital world beyond smartphones.

Review: Muse on Allen a five star experience

Venison Denver Leg.

Everything is lining up nicely at Wellington's Muse on Allen - the wine, the service, the food and at last the decor.

Review: Tandoori Pakwan finds its place in the crowd

The pleasant decor of Tandoori Pakwan speaks of owners past.

   With 71 other tandoori houses in Wellington, newcomers like Tandoori Pakwan must find their unique selling proposition.

Mate, hold the 'prison stew'

Loud and proud, the Khandallah Trading Co.

This pub is fun, just hold the dinner order.

Restaurant review: The art of romance

Artisan is a hold-out for such romantic traditions as linen tablecloths.

For those prepared to seek it out, this Wellington restaurant offers class and classics.

Too much of a good thing

Munchen - where the meals are defined by their size.

Big is not necessarily better at Munchen.

A taste of... Apache

Apache's green papaya salad, left, with the salt and pepper squid and "surf and turf" fried rice.

The French-Vietnamese eatery on Wakefield St was a perfect spot for a work-day lunch.

Over sharing

Size not an issue at Cafe Polo, Miramar.

A meal of one's own and shared plates - Cafe Polo demonstrates you can have it all.

Let's twist again

Tahi's name is a cute twist on Thai.

Tahi offers a variation on Thai cuisine, which works, regardless of the 'ideological impurity'.

The Arborist nails it

The Arborist.

The fare, service and atmosphere at The Arborist is anything but wooden.

Italian on the cheap

One thing to try: Zabaglione

Say a prayer for some authenticity at Vatican.

Boulevard of dreams

Gone is the dancefloor at Boulevard on Dixon St, Wellington.

It seems only yesterday that Hope Bros. opened, but actually it was more like a decade ago.

'Maybe he's not that into you'

Waiting for that bended knee romantic proposal?

OPINION: Dear Jaquie, I've been waiting for a proposal for five years. Help!

It's all about the burgers

Last year's Burger Wellington champs, Charley Noble is back with a seafood delight, the Ebisu Burger.

The quest for the perfect burger is a capital idea.

French chef impresses the judges

Jano Bistro.

A closer look at the Wellington winners from the Cuisine Good Food Awards.

Not a happy union

One Thing to Try
Choo Chee Salmon

 A Thai-Kiwi crossover menu misses the mark when it strays from its origins.

Rude food, bar the mayo

Crafters & Co bar, Victoria St, Wellington.

Disruptive roadworks actually do patrons a good turn on this occasion.

Malaysian classic still serves value

One thing to try ... Satay Kajang

REVIEW: Satay Kajang's still a solid player in the Capital scene.

White trash, sugary heaven, y'all

The griddle cakes at Celie's Cafe are a must.

Celie's Cafe serves up a (very) sweet side of humour

Coene's Provisions

From an exclusive yacht club to an all-in affair, the culture of the RPNYC has had a seismic shift.

REVIEW: David Burton finds kudos has left the building and a brash tenant has moved in.

Bieber slammed for photoshopped 'snail trail' video

Justin Bieber and Lara Stone for Calvin Klein.

New Calvin Klein model Justin Bieber has been accused of having his snail trail photoshopped.

A heritage worth preserving

A FUTURE AND A PAST: The Bresolin looks to its family heritage and pulls it off with elegance.

Remiro Bresolin would be proud of his sons' latest venture, on the model of Il Casino.

Review: The Hideway

The pierced screens at Hideaway are very 60s.

The Hideaway has retro cool and menu pedigree in spades - but the patrons probably don't even know it's there.

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