Eating Out

Restaurant reviews, wine reviews and food features


Shroom Room Café REVIEW

Carrie Steel looks in vain for vegan food in Akaroa, but finds exactly what she needs in Lyttelton.


Queenstown In The Raw

The Heritage hotel chain roll out a Queenstown Raw Food Bar as part of their Good Food Project.


MIMOSA, Takapuna REVIEW 1

Carrie Steele tries out a rehashed Japanese café in Takapuna, and discovers that it’s now all vegetarian, part-vegan, gluten free, and delicious.


Cream. Do You Miss It?

Some vegans reckon it’s a breeze giving up all animal-derived products, but cream was Gary Steel’s weak point – until now.


Vegan Tourist 1

Carrie Steele finds mixed blessings along with some real culinary “wow” moments on her overseas travels.