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Category: Italian


Il Buco

Il Buco has been a much-awarded cheapeats restaurant for many years. How it has eluded our reviews until now is a mystery! The team at Il Buco makes traditional thin-crust pizza and sells it by the slice ($6). The pizza is partially cooked, and you can choose to either have...


Sal’s Authentic New York Pizza

Our pizza research continues!  After we published our review of Epolito’s, we received several recommendations to try Sal’s Authentic New York Pizza. So last night I headed out to visit their K’Rd pizzeria. To recap, New York style pizza is thin-crust with simple toppings and the slices are “foldable”.  We...


Epolito’s New York Style Pizzeria

Epolito’s has been on our list of “must visits” for some time. It has received many positive reviews and has a loyal following amongst pizza cognoscenti. So just what is New York style pizza? It’s known for its large, thin, wide and foldable shape. The dough is traditionally hand-tossed and...



I had visited Covo for special morning coffees as part of our Finding Flavour Italian Food Tours, so I thought I would check them out for dinner.  I had heard that Japanese Chef  Chihiro was more Italian than the Italians who worked there.  He speaks Italian and has trained in...

Dragonfired 0


Update Review, February, 2016: Waiheke doesn’t have a lot of evening Cheapeats options, so thank goodness that the delicious food at Dragonfired at Little Oneroa is now also offered at a new second location at Palm Beach. Dragonfired is known for its delicious, organic pizzas (base $12 plus toppings at...

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