For a fix of Rome you need to try Romulus & Remus, now settling in on Richmond Road for aperitivi, espresso, brunch and dinner.
Light but fudgy cheesecakes tempt at Newmarket’s Camper Coffee (an old favourite reinvented in its new Osborne Lane location) where local celeb barista Woohung Lee is back with his best brews and ready smile.
The second outpost of Lowbrow is now in full swing in the heart of St Kevin’s Arcade, dishing up our favourite wings and the tastiest hot sandwiches in town.
Making the most of the heritage building, Platform 8 is newly opened in the grandiose lobby of Auckland’s old railway station
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Kingsland welcomes a new addition on New North Road. KINGSLAND SOCIAL is the new all-day brasserie by Phil Clark of Phil’s Kitchen. HARBOUR SOCIETY has opened on the 15th floor of new hotel, SO/ Auckland. It’s home to French chef Marc de Passorio, former owner of Michelin-starred restaurant, L’Esprit de la Violette.
Chef-owner Sam Lee (formerly of Ebisu and Amano) has opened IZU, a new venture bringing refined Japanese food with a Euro flair to the south Auckland suburb of Papakura.