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

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

Burger Burger

Reasonably priced, fun and wickedly satisfying, Burger Burger is a favourite spot of ours for a simple lunch or dinner. There’s often a wait for a seat, but this is made bearable given its convenient location in Ponsonby Central and the option you have to grab a drink somewhere nearby. Burger Burger is relatively small with … Continue reading Burger Burger

Dear Jervois

Joining the multitude of quality cafes in the Herne Bay and Ponsonby area, Dear Jervois is the new kid on the block that is so far holding its own. Thought has gone into making the somewhat unusually shaped café a stylish space. We like the design of the entrance, where industrial metal shelves peppered with green plants, sit behind a stunning wooden … Continue reading Dear Jervois

Milse

We found a little slice of dessert-heaven this afternoon! Tucked away discreetly in The Pavilions at Britomart is Milse, a beautiful dessert restaurant and patisserie with degustation dessert menus and à la carte delights to choose from. It only opened two days ago, and we predict it will become a very popular spot! The intricate lattice walls … Continue reading Milse

Ripe delicatessen

We can't get enough of Ripe delicatessen at the moment, although Charlotte has been obsessed with their food for quite sometime now! It is one of the many foodie-stops on Richmond road, but really stands out with their array of incredible, fresh creations for take-away (there are a few tables and seats outside if you're … Continue reading Ripe delicatessen

Sweetiepie Cupcakes

Laura finished her exams for the year this morning, so as a celebratory treat we went to Sweetiepie Cupcakes! They make the hands-down cutest cupcakes we have ever seen, and also taste heavenly. We thought they'd nailed the shop design from the window down to the checkered black and white floor, creating a girly pink sweet … Continue reading Sweetiepie Cupcakes

Bluebells Cakery

Bluebells Cakery does cakes and sweet treats to order, as well as act as a wonderful little cafe in two different locations, offering said cakes, sweets, savouries and coffees. Worth a visit for the cupcakes. Hadlow girls x KINGSLAND ___ 361 New North Road, Kingsland ___ HILLSBOROUGH 161a Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough

Little & Friday

Little & Friday. It simply has the most amazing things to eat - cakes, filled donuts, brioches, savories, tarts, slices, filled rolls, biscuits...the list is endless! And it's all made fresh daily. We are always overwhelmed by all the delicious things to choose from. It has become an Auckland institution since it first opened (when the below … Continue reading Little & Friday