Hello Friends + Allies

Tired of your usual brunch spot? Then you need to visit Hello Friends + Allies. It's a vibrant cafe in Epsom with plenty of character and most importantly, fantastic food. From thoughtfully crafted sensations on the menu to decadent cakes and pastries at the counter, it has it all. Hello Friends and Allies fronts onto Great South Road near the Remuera train … Continue reading Hello Friends + Allies

Café Gratitude

Since moving to LA, I have been spoilt for choice when it comes to new places to eat and drink. A popular café I have been to a few times now is Café Gratitude. It is a plant-based, organic chain (similar to Little Bird in Auckland) with three locations in LA, all of which I have … Continue reading Café Gratitude

Pana Chocolate

While some people might be able to stop at one or two pieces, we demolish it by the block.  Pana Chocolate has long been a favourite indulgence of my sisters and I, so it was about time that one of us made our way to its physical source. The Pana Chocolate shop in Sydney is an … Continue reading Pana Chocolate

Maison Vauron / L’Atelier du Fromage

If you love all things French, we have somewhere we think you'll enjoy visiting. A while ago now, Laura and Rachel were lucky enough to attend Maison Vauron’s “Fromage Tour de France” workshop. This evening was held in their boutique French wine and cheese shop on McColl Street in Newmarket. Maison Vauron is New Zealand's largest specialist … Continue reading Maison Vauron / L’Atelier du Fromage

Scratch Bakers

When we think of Scratch Bakers, we usually think of their delicious little tarts filled with custard or their cinnamon brioche scrolls, that adorn countertops in cafes a-plenty around Auckland. However, that's about to change, with the opening of their new 'headquarters' in the CBD. Just off Victoria street, you will find the cafe with semi-industrial … Continue reading Scratch Bakers

4&20 Bakery

Our little local, 4&20 Bakery is the place to go if you're after artisan bread,  sandwiches, pastries and fresh baking. They use organic and free-range ingredients where possible, and everything is made by hand. You can also grab yourself an organic coffee, tea or juice. The cafe is small but has a huge kitchen out the back where the magic … Continue reading 4&20 Bakery