Bluebells have moved to a new space in Kingsland. Picture / Supplied

On Our Radar: Food News To Snack On

A new home for Bluebells, plus new food trucks and cafes to seek out

Bluebells Cakery 
Karla Goodwin has relocated her boutique Bluebells Cakery and cafe to a bigger space in Kingsland, where you’ll find her classic range of treats topped with buttery icing, as well as doughnuts and savoury snacks.
— Open from April 27 at 361 New North Rd, Kingsland. Visit

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Yolanda and Wolfe
A baker and a barista are behind Yolanda and Wolfe, a blue caravan serving Kokako organic coffee alongside glazed cinnamon rolls, doughnuts and sweet treats near Hobsonville Primary School. 
— Unit 5, 3 Workspace Dr, Hobsonville. Visit

New openings include Bluebells Cakery in Kingsland and Yolanda and Wolfe in Hobsonville. Pictures / Supplied

Peach's Hot Chicken
Covered in cool illustrations of flaming peaches and chillis, Peach's Hot Chicken is travelling around Auckland’s markets and festivals serving waffles and burgers filled with the crispiest fried chicken imaginable.
— Follow @Peachs_hot_chicken on Instagram for locations

Peach's Hot Chicken is travelling around Auckland’s markets and festivals. Picture / Supplied

Holy Shot
New Takapuna cafe Holy Shot specialises in decadent doughnuts (supplied by Doornuts) and strong cups of Havana coffee. A match made in heaven if you ask us.
— 18 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna. Visit

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Common Ground
In Browns Bay, new cafe Common Ground has an interior with plants, murals and serves brews by both Rocket and Supreme.
— 1/63 Clyde Rd, Browns Bay. Visit

The bacon hash at Common Ground and doughnuts from Holy Shot. Pictures / Supplied

Pinot & Prosciutto
Chefs around the country have been creating special dishes for Cloudy Bay’s food pairing series Pinot & Prosciutto, which will be offered throughout May. Each dish will be paired with Cloudy Bay’s Pinot 2015 or Te Wahi Pinot 2015 and there are special masterclasses at Auckland’s Gusto and Foxglove in Wellington.
— Visit


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