Bonz Cajun Kitchen

Bonz Cajun Kitchen

On a desperate search for good American food for an article for the New Zealand Herald we were thrilled to discover tiny Bonz Cajun Kitchen in the lovely Elliot Stables. Being a regular at Ponsonby Central I had forgotten how nice this eating space is. It always has that slightly Melbourne vibe about it. Chef, […]

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Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire

Bird on a Wire is the answer to those times when we want homestyle food but don’t have time to cook. Located just down from KFC on Ponsonby Road, Bird on a Wire offers the polar opposite of the franchise’s menu: think free range rotisserie chicken, homestyle salads, gourmet sandwiches, burgers, artisan bakery baguettes from […]

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Cheap Eats Extra – Crafty Baker

Cheap Eats Extra – Crafty Baker

Sorry we’ve been a bit quiet. It’s been a busy few weeks and Lynn has been in Canada. This is just a quick post about a recent discovery out West. It’s not a restaurant but a lovely bakery run by some really clever (and thoroughly charming) people. Lee and Calli Morgan are a lovely English […]

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Bedford Soda and Liquor

Bedford Soda and Liquor

Bedford Soda and Liquor champions the latest fashion in food – meatballs.  On their own, with sauce, in a sandwich or in a slider, you can order your meatballs the way you like them. Bedford is located on the Richmond Road side of the bustling Ponsonby Central complex. The crisp winter evening that we visited […]

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Better Burger

Better Burger

For a girl who spends a good deal of her life dining in weird and wonderful Asian joints, it was odd to find myself in a burger bar for the second time in one month. The first was the wonderful Burger Burger in Ponsonby Central then last night it was newest addition to the casual […]

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Henderson Night Markets

Henderson Night Markets

As a Westie (well not true Outrageous Fortune type) I was delighted to hear that we were getting our own night markets ten minutes from my place. They didn’t disappoint either. Housed under the K-Mart Car Park, close to Henderson Westcity Mall they were a great undercover venue for a Friday night feast, rain or […]

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