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It’s probably pushing it slightly to call Fishsmith an eat-in situation but there are four chairs in the window and we did in fact eat there, so if the planets align timing-wise it’s possible. This recently revamped chippie is so much more than your normal takeout joint. In fact, for...

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Conch Kitchen and Bar

One of the great things about being a guest judge for the Metro Top 100 Cheapeats awards (both Alexia and I are involved) is getting out to places that you never knew qualified as a Cheapeats restaurant. I had heard about Conch on Ponsonby Road.  I knew that it had...


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,...


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...


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...


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...

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