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Category Archives: Friends

MY FRIDGE: AL BROWN

 Photographs: David Straight Al Brown and wife Lizzie’s fridge is small. “We’re crammed,” he says. “We’ve got a tiny fridge because we’ve got a tiny kitchen – it was the only sized fridge that would fit in there.” The family moved to their Auckland villa a year or so ago, and Al recently built an […]

MY FRIDGE: MORVEN MCAULEY

Photographs: David Straight Morven Mcauley is the irrepressible sales and marketing manager for Antipodes Water: she used to work for Negociants NZ. She knows about food and booze and she is funny and enthusiastic and she once shouted us the most enormous platter of sashimi at Cocoro, for which we are eternally grateful. She also […]

MY FRIDGE: REBECCA SMIDT & DARIUSH LOLAIY

  Rebecca Smidt and Dariush Lolaiy are the very charming owners of Cazador, one of our favourite restaurants: in the two years since they bought the place from Dariush’s parents they’ve poured heart and soul into the place and that’s why we love it. It’s also the reason they don’t have much in their fridge […]

EXCURSION: PARIS BY MURRAY CRANE

Photograph: Matt Choi Crane Brothers has sponsored Eat Here Now for a little over two years now, a partnership that was resolved over a plate of oysters. Murray Crane makes beautiful suits, but he also really likes food – and more importantly, he knows his stuff. So when he went to Paris on one of his annual […]

FRIENDS: JEREMY TAYLOR ON PETONE

  Photographs: David Straight You might know him from Radio New Zealand National, where he talks about music, or for his writing about rugby, or for being a fixture at Slow Boat Records on Cuba Street. But Jeremy Taylor is just as obsessive about lunch: he used to blog – as The Omnivore – for […]