Eating Out

Restaurant reviews, wine reviews and food features


Tarting Up Ethical Eating 2

Philippa Stephenson is passionate about tasty food, but even more passionate about animal rights and the environment. GARY STEEL talks with the owner of the extraordinarily popular vegan Tart Bakery in Auckland’s Grey Lynn.


Bodhi Restaurant REVIEW   Recently updated !

CARRIE STEELE is knocked sideways by the exceptional grub on offer at a Sydney vegan restaurant.


Mimosa Café REVIEW

Carrie Steele returns to a favourite café, and two years on, she loves it better than ever.   I reviewed Mimosa Café in Takapuna back in 2015. Two years later, it’s as good as ever. Mimosa now has some competition in the ‘vegan friendly’ stakes here in Takapuna, namely Street […]


Street Organics CAFÉ REVIEW   Recently updated !

Carrie Steele drags the hubbie along for a delicious lunch at a fairly new Takapuna vegan-friendly café.


Vegans Are Romantic Too!

PROVING THAT ROMANCE ISN’T JUST THE PROVINCE OF OYSTER-GOBBLING CARNIVORES, LOCAL RESTAURANT PUTS ON AN AMOROUS VEGAN NIGHT TO REMEMBER.