Gelissimo Joe

Gelissimo Joe.

It is the Hutt Valley in the 1970s. Out the back of Y. H. Joe’s Chinese green-grocer shop, a young boy bundles spring onions and dreams of...

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Six Barrels of Fun

Six Barrels of Fun.

For some, the Soda Stream never went out of fashion, but for me it went out with the arrival of Coke in plastic. The sound of summer...

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Hummingbird Humming

Photo: Patrycja Szwarzynska.

The old favourite on that princely Courtenay Place corner has recently emerged from a makeover. John and Mary Coleman opened Hummingbird restaurant and bar in 2000. Around that...

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Abstract Extractionism

Abstract Extractionism.

August opened in March, in the hole-in-the-wall where Peoples Coffee used to be, in the monolithic Morrison’s Building on Garrett Street, opposite Glover Park. It’s owned by Ben...

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Meet and do vege

Daniel Lui, regular market shopper.

Jet gaar and sze gaar – just two exotic vegetables on show at the Victoria Street Produce Market that sees around twenty, largely Chinese growers roll...

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