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Day two hundred and ninety one: The Royal Oak Series, Happy Boy

The creators of Happy Boy (Kiss Kiss and the Chinoiserie) sure do know how to launch popular eateries. Happy Boy is the latest opening that is transforming the Royal Oak shops. The food here is burger focused but not your … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty five: Amano

  First it was the bakery on Tyler Street serving inventive breakfast and baked goodness, alongside exceptional coffee. Then came the must dine restaurant. Amano is located in a 110 year old building in the heart of Britomart. The space has … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and eighty two: Sawmill Brewery

For a number of years the team at the Sawmill Brewery have been brewing out of the old Sawmill just out of Leigh. The Sawmill Cafe became quite an institution, with live gigs, great food and some fantastic accommodation options. … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and sixty eight: Pah Homestead

The Pah Homestead is an iconic building perched above the beautiful Monte Cecelia Park. The Homestead has been home to the Wallace Arts Trust collection for a few years now. The Café inside the Homestead has recently been given a … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and sixty seven: Auckland Night Noodle Market

The Auckland Night Noodle Markets will be held at Victoria Park for the first time this November. The hugely successful Australian concept will be running for five nights from the 30th of November, kicking off from 4pm-10pm on the Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and sixty six: Mexfest

All things Mexican have really taken off in Auckland in recent years. Auckland’s first ever Mexican Festival Mexfest is being held this weekend at ‘The Cloud’ on Quay St. Delicious food and drink, traditional dance and a ‘Day of the Dead’ … Continue reading

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Day two hundred and sixty: Cartroux

Located next to the iconic Westmere Butcher, Catroux is a popular little café that serves up some incredibly good sweet treats. It is also a great option for parents as there is a sand pit out back for the little … Continue reading

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