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     Photographs: David Straight Farina is the second restaurant of Toto’s owner Sergio Maglione: his food is devastatingly simple and yet full of flavour. (Ironically, we started EHN because of a date involving live opera at Toto, though we’ve long since forgiven them.) Farina is simple: very white with slightly industrial touches, and some […]


  You might have seen the supper club we ran with Amisfield not so long ago – after a couple of years of hard work, Amisfield and SFG have released Amisfield: Food, Wine and Stories from Central Otago, published by Random House. It’s in stores now and it is very beautiful. It’s a special book, from […]


Photographs: David Straight A couple of years back, we called this stretch of Ponsonby Road the Chicken District. Now, Boy & Bird has opened. It’s a small piece of genius, in that it is exactly what you want: local free-range chooks, brined and perfectly roasted so they’re still just tender; plenty of salad available; a […]


Delaney Mes came back to Auckland, oh, a couple of years ago after a decade or so in Wellington. She’s a former lawyer but a better cook and so she started a blog called Heartbreak Pie which was about breakups and food. Since she’s been back up here, she’s made a name for herself throwing dinner parties – […]

EHN x Golden Dawn Harvest Lunch

  NEWS FLASH! This event has been postponed to Sunday March 23 due to the forecast cyclone. Our apologies for the inconvenience. All tickets purchased for March 16 will automatically transfer to March 23.  We’re very excited to announce the return of lunch at Golden Dawn. This time, we’re having a very special harvest lunch in the […]