Tag Archives: Slow Food

The Corporate Lunchbox 2012 Munchies Awards

The Corporate Lunchbox has just celebrated its first Birthday! It’s been twelve months of hardcore lunch analysis and we’ve enjoyed every mouthful. But it only seems right to hand out a few awards for some of Auckland’s high-performing lunch providers. Enter … Continue reading

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Verona, Vero-oh-oh–oh-na

Sitting in Verona Café, it would seem the majority of people frequenting K Road these days are hookers, hipsters and those who are lost. It certainly hasn’t lost its appeal for people watching that’s for sure – and the little cafes … Continue reading

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Burger Wisconsin

Burger Wisconsin has been around for yonks! As a discerning young 13-year-old I remember being disappointed after a family trip to the Burger Wisconsin Gisborne store – maybe Gizzy was a bad franchise or maybe it was just the bad ass mood swings of puberty, … Continue reading

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Shaky Isles: A gangster’s gluten-free paradise

Nestled in the heart of Kingsland, near the pie-filled Fridge and the greasy Kiwiana, is the Shaky Isles. An oasis for the wheatless luncher. One of the less Auckland-y cafes in town, Shaky Isles is a bustling yet strangely casual … Continue reading

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Archie’s Pizzeria

Archie’s is one of those places I’ve driven/walked past on multiple occasions and never considered entering. The exterior of the restaurant is fairly bland and it sits at the end of a row of restaurants that look equally uninteresting. But … Continue reading

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Alleluya Bar & Café

By Sarah Rutherford Wandering along K Rd today with a friend today trying to decide what to have for lunch, we stumbled upon a cute little café at the end of St Kevin’s Arcade – Alleluya Bar & Café. Drenched … Continue reading

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Gala cafe

Nestled in the heart of the Zone 23 complex on Edwin Street, Mt Eden is Gala cafe. It’s received much praise from the food writing establishment and has a strong patronage despite its out-of-the-way location. Porter Novellians know the café better than most … Continue reading

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Mexico

I’ve frequented a few Mexican eateries in the Auckland area but none compared to what I experienced at Mexico. I had heard good things about Mexico and wasn’t surprised when I went in there one lunch time to find a … Continue reading

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BurgerFuel

Ask me what my favourite burger joint was 10 years ago, and my immediate response would have been BurgerFuel. It was new and innovative, offering a great alternative to cheap and nasty fast food outlets. Flash forward, to 2012 and BurgerFuel has now … Continue reading

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Hell Pizza – Pizza Roulette

Earlier this week Will Seal, Tom Johnson and I decided to play a game of Pizza Roulette for lunch. For those who haven’t yet come across Hell Pizza’s latest marketing gimmick, a drop of Blair’s 3am Reserve chilli sauce is placed on … Continue reading

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