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Category Archives: Waiheke


[Pictures: David Straight] This is not a city restaurant, nor does it try to be. And that’s why it works. You’ll find Casita Miro down a gravel driveway in the hills above Onetangi Beach on Waiheke Island. It’s owned by Cat Vosper and Barnett Bond, who have been developing their vineyard, Miro, for 20-odd years. […]


[Pictures: David Straight] El Sizzling Chorizo is a gourmet foodcart, the kind of thing you find on the streets of New York and Portland, not Waiheke Island. Owner Corra Anselmi sells three types of barbecued sausage (all $9) from the side of his converted trailer. There’s choripan – Argentinian chorizo, which has a thicker grind […]


Thymes Tables has closed, but the same owners have opened the Island Thyme Eating House downstairs. We’ll get around to reviewing it shortly. [Pictures: David Straight] We’ll go out on a limb and say Thymes Tables is simply the best place for dinner on Waiheke. It’s not immediately obvious as this: it isn’t on a […]