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UNCLE MAN

Aside from its very splendid name, Uncle Man is a bit of a find. It’s on Karangahape Road, in a very lovely high-ceilinged space that used to be a comic-book shop, only now they have posters from Malaysia all over the walls and lovely big dark wooden tables. It can get very noisy. Don’t be […]

THE BLACK HOOF

Photographs: David Straight The Black Hoof is up a flight of stairs in a lovely bricky space on Wyndham Street, which is one of those streets we’ve long wanted something to open on: it used to be a Korean restaurant. It’s simple inside: owners Will Thorpe and Logan Coathe – who used to work together […]

ODETTES EATERY

Photographs: David Straight Odettes is in the City Works Depot, in a lovely high-ceilinged industrial former bus workshop, all steel beams and huge windows and a door that opens right across the front. To this, owners Clare and Joost van den Berg – they started Zus & Zo – have added handmade tiles, Japanese-ish fabrics, […]

FRIDAY NIGHT OYSTERS

And so it is that we come to the end of the oyster season – just another few weeks of glorious bivalves and then you’ll have to wait until autumn. To celebrate – or commiserate, we’re not sure which – we’re throwing an oyster party on Friday November 7 from 6.30pm at Michael Lett’s newish […]

FARINA

     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 […]