A relatively new market in Coatesville that started in March 2007.
Food and Drink
The source of utterly fresh, organic produce for New Zealand’s top restaurants
Making sourdough with a 600-year-old starter!
The all-new version of Cassia, now at Sky City
An orchard to market service in Mt.Wellington
Andrea and Liam make everything from scratch at Fort Greene—and turn it into a delicious sandwich.
Pirate Day and staff meeting at Coco’s Cantina
A chic fine-dining experience on Jervois Road
A lively Irish Pub in the heart of Takapuna
An authentic German Bakery that turns out incredible bread
A tiny little bakery and cafe in Mt. Eden.
Moana Fisheries at Wiri: Processing Oysters
At Lee Fish: The day of the tuna and swordfish
Long line, sustainable fishery in Leigh
A Sunday market, full of fresh produce and well-organised stalls
An annual, much awaited event at Ima Cuisine: Hot Cross Buns all the way to Easter.
Sweet As Crêpes is an Auckland based family business specialising in making fresh French crêpes
Un café avec un assortiment de délicieuses pâtisseries françaises
An authentic, and one of the oldest French Bakeries in Auckland
Murray, a Mexican food truck and restaurant at Piha Beach
Bagels don’t have to be perfect—that’s why Best Ugly Bagels exists
Modern French Cuisine in a spectacular setting
Cool sophistication on Level 2, Commercial Bay
Ahi—”Fire” in Commercial Bay
Fresh, seasonal handmade Gelato
The land of beers that bulge with aroma and flavour.
Crazy, even hazy beers made in Helensville
Award winning restaurant with contemporary NZ fare in a chic & tranquil atmosphere.
Feoh Espresso run by a father-son team serving exceptional coffee.
Hallertau brewery, the home of the hopping good times!
Seasonal, fresh Korean food restaurant in Milford.
Matakana Village Farmers Market, at the end of Winter 2022
“Pie and Happiness”: American-style dessert pies on K Road
Cassia Restaurant: modern Indian cuisine
Coco’s Cantina: A neighbourhood restaurant serving homestyle, Mediterranean-inspired food.
Be Specialty Coffee, with changing coffee roasts through the year.
An authentic Italian Eatery Al Volo Bar Pizzeria and Cucina in Mt. Eden.
Ima Cuisine: The feeling of coming “home”.
Cotto: Handmade Italian Pasta on Karangahape Road.
The World Chocolate Day celebrations at Waitoki Hall.
World Chocolate Day gets postponed by a week to catch the winter sun.
A tiny little food truck crêperie run by a Brazilian couple.
A small, family-operated smokehouse just out of Matakana Village.
A cool roaster—and cafe—right in the heart of Russell
The Matakana Farmers Market-The Focal Point for Matakana since 2004.
The Real Bread Project, way out in Helensville, with its own mill.
A move from the Version 1.0 of The Dusty Apron, to the next level.
Holy Shot 2.0. Moving from the tiny place to a proper cafe.
Well Hung —a gourmet butcher on Kitchener Road, Milford.
Jamie’s playground at the Wilderness Lodge, Arthur’s Pass
A unique collection of radios, petrol pumps and gas-guzzling memorabilia at Neville’s Shed.
The Deco Dinner at the Old Church in Meanee, about 11 minutes away from central Napier.
On the main strip of Milford, Supernova Cafe.
Specialty coffee, a massive space. And food, lots of interesting food.
Located in the heart of Havelock North, Maina is a family-run cafe & bistro with a focus on simplicity and smiles.
Established in 1988, Seaview Meats sits on East Coast Road. It sells mostly organic and gourmet meats.
The scale of the Wild Wheat Bakery is slightly mind-boggling. It supplies bread to cafes & restaurants across Auckland.
Gemmayze Street in historic St. Kevin’s Arcade on Karangahape Road, Auckland. A gastronomic delight.
There’s no such thing as Spaghetti Bolognese! That’s the statement that greets you at Pasta & Cuore, located right in the heart of Mt.Eden Village.
Ark Coffee, a specialty coffee store in Takapuna. Situated down a corridor between the French Bakery and a barber, it’s easy to miss.
I’d just immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand and this was the first restaurant I visited. We were regulars every Tuesday for 18 years.
Tom Walters at Matakana Oysters at The Green Shed. The shed was earlier used by another oyster pair that left for Australia.
Toni’s Pizzeria in Belmont, North Shore. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re lost somewhere in Italy.
Amano, situated in Britomart is a combination of a bakery, cafe and full-service restaurant and incredibly busy all day long.
The Dusty Apron—such a cool name for a bakery. Located in the St. John’s area of Auckland, And then there is Dusty’s Depot for a coffee and bread.