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We’re very happy. When Saan opened last year, serving its mixture of Lanna and Northern Thai dishes, we were very excited: this is some of the best Thai food in town, at once sour and tangy and fermented. Their sai ua is a thing of beauty. Now, you can join us at Saan for a very […]


Photographs by David Straight Auckland Restaurant Month runs throughout August and there’s rather a lot on offer this year. International chefs take over some of our favourite kitchens – including Momofuku Sei­ōbo at The Grove and Pope Joan at Odettes – while dozens of restaurants offer up special set menus every night in August; there are […]


Photographs: David Straight The Cult Project is Carlo Buenaventura and William Cook, two fine young chefs with impressive CVs who between them have cooked at the Matterhorn in Wellington, the Town Mouse in Melbourne and Orphans Kitchen. Now, they’ve started The Cult Project, a series of popup dinners at Madame George and The Late Night Diner. […]


We’re super excited to invite you to our next supper club at Cassia on February 24. If you haven’t been, Cassia is the modern Indian restaurant of Sidart‘s Sid Sahrawat: the restaurant takes Indian classics and pushes them about, twisting and pulling so they’re at once recognisable and new. The service is casual but accomplished and the […]


Bicycles outside Relae Assistens Cemetery Rugbrod and sourdough from Meyers Bageri Torvehallerne Geist Ol & Brod Photographs: Laura Forest Last year, chef Ed Verner and his partner, photographer Laura Forest, decamped to Copenhagen where Ed cooked in some of the city’s best restaurants and Laura took photographs, and when they weren’t doing that they relished […]