Food & Drink
The Best Fried Chicken In Auckland To Crunch Your Way Through

If we could only eat one dish for the rest of our lives, there's a good chance it'd be fried chicken. Crispy on the outside, juicy…

Getting The Gig
Everybody Eats Founder Nick Loosley On His Mission To End Food Poverty In NZ

Nobody wants to waste food, but it inevitably ends up happening all across New Zealand. At the same time, food insecurity is a major concern…

Dunedin
Dunedin’s 15 Best Restaurants For You To Eat Your Way Around

Dunedin has long been known as the home of the humble cheese roll, a delicacy that oozes cheesy oniony goodness and is best served with…

Dunedin
The Best Restaurants In Dunedin For You To Eat Your Way Around

Dunedin has long been known as the home of the humble cheese roll, a delicacy that oozes cheesy oniony goodness and is best served with…

What's On
Get Excited, Themed Food Truck Fridays Are Coming To Britomart All April Long

Covid may have put the brakes on Food Truck Fridays one too many times recently, but worry not because Britomart's fave weekly food…

News
Cross Street Music Festival Is The Autumn Bloc Party You Don’t Want To Miss

Cross St. Music Festival is back, baby. After the March lockdown rained on its parade, a new date has been released, and it’s…

Food & Drink
Eat Your Way Around The World At This Sunday’s Epic CultureFest

Auckland’s vibrant cultures are being celebrated this month with Auckland Council’s inaugral World of Cultures festival. The…

News
This Epic De’Longhi And Giapo Affogato Truck Is Handing Out Free Coffees Today And Tomorrow

Need a mid-week pick-me-up? Then say ciao to De’Longhi, who could be swinging by your workplace with a very special coffee-laced treat…

News
Fire Up The Group Chat, A Massive Street Party Is Coming To Parnell This Friday

Ain’t no party like a street party—get ready for Parnell’s very own street festival filled with groovy tunes, good vibes,…

What's On
Auckland’s Iconic Lantern Festival On The Waterfront Has Been Cancelled

New Year is possibly the best holiday in existence. There’s something incredibly freeing about the idea of a year ticking…

Local Escapes
15 Epic Things To Do In Waiheke That Aren’t Drinking Wine

Don’t get us wrong—we love wine as much as the next person, and with Waiheke's famed vineyards scattered all over the…

Wellington
Get Ready Welly, Your Days Of Burger Binging Are About To Begin

We’re already two weeks into what is arguably Wellington’s best event of the year; Visa Wellington on a Plate, an annual…

Food Trucks
10 Of The Most Drool-Worthy Food Trucks You Need to Hunt Down In Auckland

The Auckland street food is changing every year with new faces and dishes to tempt your taste buds. Whether you’re craving tacos,…

Christchurch
9 Of The Best Restaurants In Christchurch To Eat Your Way Through

With so many eateries dotted all over Christchurch, it’s hard to know where to start but we’re here to point you in the right…

Hamilton
Get Your Feast On With 14 Epic Hamilton Eateries Who Are Doing Pick Up And Delivery

Hello, Alert Level 3. We’re beyond stoked to reach this milestone and welcome takeaways into our lives. While brunch with your bestie…

Markets & Food Events
Tour The World With Your Tastebuds At This Free International Foodie Festival Hitting Auckland

We advise that the Auckland International Cultural Festival, originally planned for 5 April 2020, is now CANCELLED. Aucklanders, get those…

Auckland
The Best Healthy Deliveries In Auckland To Order To Your Door

If you’re chasing your health fix but are craving a takeaway and are in need of something that’s going to satisfy yet still…

Restaurants
Feed Your Seoul At The Best Korean Restaurants In Auckland

When you think of Asian cuisine, Korean food may not be at the forefront of your cravings but it absolutely should be. It’s unique,…

Markets & Food Events
Chow Down At This American Food And Beer Night Coming To Victoria Park Market

Due to the guidelines relating to large gatherings provided by the Ministry of Health, we regret to announce the much anticipated…

Restaurants
Get All Fired Up At Peach’s Hot Chicken, It’s Seriously Clucking Good

There's a new fried chicken joint in town, and it's really clucking good. We're talking about Peach's Hot Chicken, the…

News
Loosen Your Belt, This Ponsonby Pop-Up Is Slinging Free Ice Cream All Summer Long

Get ready for a serious hit of nostalgia, beloved Kiwi brand Much Moore Ice Cream are opening a pop up shop on Ponsonby Road just as summer…

News
Drop Everything, Cult Fave Duck Island Have Just Released A Pickle-Flavoured Ice Cream

Calling all pickle fanatics! International pickle day has returned bigger, better and picklier than ever before, with over 30 Kiwi eateries…

Wellington
Start Drooling, A New Hole In The Wall Waffle Spot La Belle Waffle Has Just Opened In Wellington

A waffle is something we just can’t say no to and here in Wellington, we’re no stranger to great waffles. We’re sorry to…

News
Freak Out, A Massive Day Of The Dead Street Party Is Hitting Wellington

Round up the crew to celebrate life and loved ones at this year’s annual Day of the Dead Street Fiesta. Whether you celebrate every…

News
Run Don’t Walk, Scandibunz Are Giving Away 1000 Free Cinnamon Buns This Friday

Did you know that Sweden and Finland have been celebrating an annual National Cinnamon Bun day for 20 years this Friday? Though we’re…

Restaurants
Get Slurping At One Of Auckland’s 11 Best Noodle Joints

Oh the humble noodle, how we love you. Whether you need a nice comforting bowl of slurpy noodles, or a deliciously easy cheap eat, then look…

Christchurch
Where To Load Up On The Best Cheap Eats In Christchurch

If there’s anything better than delicious food, it’s cheap delicious food. On those nights when you're out of food and the…

U:L By You
Your Guide To Everything Dutch In Auckland

The Netherlands is a pretty tiny European nation, but the Dutch certainly know how to put on a feed. With a national cuisine ranging from…

Food & Drink
Bite Club | Foodie News You Need To Know

Auckland’s food scene is fast-paced and always changing, so to keep you in the know, we’ve had our eyes peeled for the newest…

Restaurants
Match Made In Heaven | Bacon Brothers And Double Dutch Fries Make It Official

When we first heard Double Dutch Fries and Bacon Brothers, two of Auckland’s most iconic food trucks, were teaming up in May it was a…

Things To Do
Get Hung Up On A Hangi This Lunchtime

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, is there anything tastier than food that’s been cooked underground? Nay you…

What's On
Quench Your Thirst At Auckland’s Massive Beer Festival This Weekend

If you’re not familiar, GABS—the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular—is a massive beer event that aims to quench your…

Food & Drink
Bite Club | Auckland Foodie News You Need To Know

If you read The Urban List you know how obsessed we are with finding great new openings, new menus, new products, as well as chatting to…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Auckland Foodie News You Need To Know

Auckland’s food scene is fast-paced and always changing, so to keep you in the know, we’ve had our eyes peeled for the newest…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Auckland Foodie News You Need To Know

We all know Auckland’s food scene is fast-paced, so to keep you in the know we’ve rounded up the best new openings, menus and…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Auckland Foodie News You Need To Know

Auckland’s food scene is fast-paced and always changing, keeping up with it all just becomes too much sometimes! To keep you in the…

Markets & Food Events
Bite Club | Auckland Foodie News You Need To Know

If you read The Urban List you know how obsessed we are with finding great new openings, new menus, new products as well as chatting to…

Bars & Pubs
Where To Find The Best Bars In Auckland’s CBD

Whether you want to get fancy at a rooftop, dance away your problems or just have a cold one after a long day, there's a bar somewhere…

What's On
Ditch The Bach Because Auckland’s NYE Festival Is Back!

Auckland’s favourite New Year’s Eve festival, Wondergarden is back for round three and better than ever! With world-class…

Markets & Food Events
Psst! Here’s How To Get A FREE Lunch This Friday

Auckland foodies, listen up! We've found your chance to experience the street food culture of Asia without the hefty price of a plane…

Markets & Food Events
The Vegan Festival You Need To Know About

Calling out to all the vegans! The ultimate vegan festival by Vegan Vibes is back for another year and it’s better than ever!…

Restaurants
Where to Head For Taco Tuesday In Auckland

Tuesdays just wouldn’t be the same without tacos. While nobody actually needs an excuse to chow down on taco goodness, with the advent…

New Zealand
Auckand’s Getting An Epic European Festival!

The people who are constantly treating locals to delights at Le Chef have just taken things up a notch. They’ve decided to grow just a…

Cafes
Double Dutch Has Opened Up A Pop Up Cafe In Takapuna!

The crew behind Double Dutch Fries have opened a pop up café on the North Shore! If you still think that Double Dutch is something…

Restaurants
30 Ultimate Cheap Eats To Try In Auckland

Whether payday is a distant memory or you simply don’t want to spend your life savings on a meal, don’t go running for those…

Restaurants
The Best Mexican Food In Auckland

!Hola¡ Mexican food is one of our favourites for sure. With bold flavours, contrasting textures, fresh herbs and a spicy kick…

Restaurants
50 Meals You Should Have Eaten If You Live In Auckland

A favourite food is like an old friend, a reassuring hug, a little piece of heaven in an otherwise ordinary life. You already know that we…

Food Trucks
Auckland Food Trucks We’re Loving Right Now

A kitchen on wheels, where you can purchase mouth-watering, top-notch kai and then take it away to munch back wherever your heart desires?…

What's On
Your Guide To The 2018 Splore Festival

Auckland’s family-friendly summer Splore festival is back for 2018, hosted at the beautiful Tapapakanga Park in Orere. This…

Homewares & Interiors
The Indoor Plants Trends You Need To Know About This Year

Bet you can’t scroll through your Insta feed without seeing a perfectly styled apartment featuring a giant Fiddle Leaf Fig (so 2014 ).…

Food Trucks
Get Blitzed With This Epic New Food Truck!

Bold beautiful and ultra-grammable smoothie bowls have hit Ponsonby Central!  Found in The Lane, new kid on the block Blitzd is the…

What's On
An Epic New Market Is Coming To Auckland!

Calling all plant lovers! Auckland is getting its very own dedicated plant-based, zero-waste market in the heart of the city. The highly…

Restaurants
Auckland’s Best Vegan And Vegetarian-Friendly Burgers

Hellooo burgers. Being a vegetarian or vegan can be a minefield at times—particularly when those specific and undeniable cravings…

Food Trucks
Auckland Is Getting A New Vegan Food Truck

Vegan pals! We’d be pretty excited right now if we were you because Auckland’s getting a new plant-based food truck!…

What's On
The Shore Is Getting A Street Food Festival!

From here to there, the Urban Street Food Festival has been hitting ‘burb after ‘burb and now, Shore folks, it’s your…

Food & Drink
Auckland Now Has A Street Food Delivery Service!

Street food fans, prepare to freak the f out because our mates over at Lucky Taco have just given us the heads up on their latest venture.…

What's On
Auckland’s Getting A Vegan Street Food Festival!

Our bellies are empty, we’re rocking the stretchiest eating pants we can find—we are ready for Auckland’s latest foodie…

Restaurants
These Are The 8 Absolute Best Burger Joints In Auckland

There is no subject more controversial or sensitive than the conversation about the best burgers in Auckland. Whether you’re an…

Restaurants
50 Of The Best Cheap Eats Under $15

Day before pay day, on a perpetual budget or just a little bit, er, stingy? We feel you! We’ve rounded up Auckland’s 50 best…

Cafes
Cheap Lunches In Auckland’s CBD

In a perfect world we’d all pack our own lunches, Monday to Friday, and devour them in one of these spots. But let’s be honest,…

Cafes
Where To Find Raclette In Auckland

There’s no denying that cheese is, quite simply, the best foodie creation ever. Melted, fried, grilled, grated, sprinkled,…

What's On
The Pop Up Food Truck Event You Need To Know About

FREE PARKING! Great, now that we have your attention we thought we’d let you in on a little secret. The Truck Stop is going to be at…

Food Trucks
Best Foods Burger Truck Is Making All Your Mayo Dreams Come True

You may know Best Foods for their delicious mayo but now they’ve only gone and taken it to new heights. The makers of the…

What's On
Wise Boys Is Teaming Up With Midnight Baker For An Epic Pop Up!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…but that isn’t stopping burger shack Wise Boys from trying to get Aucklanders to brave the…

Restaurants
6 New Openings We’re Excited About This Month

March has brought us a number of gems around Auckland, and we couldn't be more excited.  From bars (including a milk bar) to…

Cafes
Auckland’s Newest Eatery Is Changing The Fried Chicken Game

Fried chicken fans stop everything you’re doing IMMEDIATELY and get down to Kai Eatery. With its new digs set up in the CBD, just a…

Restaurants
Where To Sink Your Teeth Into The Best Korean Food In Auckland

When you think of Asian cuisine, Korean food may not be at the forefront of your cravings but it absolutely should be. It’s unique,…

New Zealand
6 Totally Awesome Beach Towns To Visit This Weekend

Us Aucklanders love exploring. Whether we don our lace-up booties for a waterfall hike or actively search out Dominion Road’s best…

Food Trucks
Auckland’s Getting A Massive Vegan Food Market

Mark in your calendar, Auckland foodies. Auckland’s Vegan Food Fair returning for one day only—HURRAW! Last year’s…

Cafes
Auckland’s Best Vegan Fast Food

Everyone seems to think that if you’re vegan that you’ve magically become a yogi who only munches on raw kale and organic, cold…

What's On
The Secret West Auckland Night Markets You Need To Know About

If there's one thing we love, it's a goooood night market. There's something about the smell, the energy, the darkness and…

Food Trucks
Auckland’s Newest Food Truck Will Blow Your Mind

We can’t get enough of Auckland’s rocking food truck scene and, with newcomer Pork ‘n’ Beans on the scene,…

Food Trucks
Auckland’s Getting a POUTINE Food Truck!

Ohhh poutine, you saucy, thing you. How is something so simple just so damn good?! If you have never tried this Quebecois cuisine, it's…

Food Trucks
Auckland Just Got A Nitrogen Gelato Truck!

Auckland’s hottest new pop up, Nitro Cow, is adding some serious cool factor to the world of gelato—a topic we take very, very…

Food & Drink
This Week’s Foodie News You Need To Know

As you may have noticed, we here at The Urban List love our food. Hot, cold, healthy and otherwise, we eat and drink our way around Auckland…

What's On
Auckland Is Getting A Vegan Street Food Market!

Vegans, rejoice! This Saturday marks the launch of Mt Albert Market’s first weekly vegetarian and street food market—Viva Las…

U:L By You
Auckland’s Best Melted Cheese Everything

Holy mother of cheese have we got a round-up for you! We know you love cheese more than anything else in the world, but things are really…

Food & Drink
11 Things Every Auckland Foodie Needs To Try This Week

If you read The Urban List you know how obsessed we are with finding great new openings, new menus, new products as well as chatting to…

What's On
A Noodle Night Market Is Coming To Auckland

Get excited, Auckland! A slurp-licious food festival is coming to Auckland and we’ve got a sneaky suspicion you’ll gonna want to…

Food Trucks
A Grilled Cheese Land Rover Is Coming To Auckland

What’s better than an old-school Land Rover? An old-school Land Rover serving grilled cheese! Introducing Auckland’s coolest…

Food Trucks
A Cheese Toastie Pop-Up Has Landed In Auckland

Toasties are 100 per cent our jam. They’re a slab of cheesy, crunchy goodness and the perfect thing to munch on any time of the day.…

What's On
A New Street Food Festival Opens Today!

That’s right, it’s official—Auckland is getting its very own street food festival and we reckon you need to be there.…

Food Trucks
Auckland’s Best Food Trucks

Nearly a year (!) has passed since our OG food truck article rolled onto the site. Since then, Auckland’s food truck tribe has boomed…

Food Trucks
Auckland Has A CHEESE Food Truck!

Let’s be honest, there’s nothing better than cheese—especially when it’s melted into an oozing, hot mess. So,…

What's On
This Hip Suburb Is Getting An Awesome Street Food Market!

Kingsland has become quite the hip ‘burb lately and now, you’ve got another delicious reason to pay a visit to its…

What's On
A Street Food Festival Is Happening This Weekend In Auckland

These days, the best kind of food comes straight from the streets. Whether it’s a cart, caravan or truck—these tiny, portable…

Restaurants
The Votes Are In! Here’s The Best Of Auckland’s Food Scene

The votes are in! When it comes to Auckland’s food scene, there are some truly incredible players. There are top-notch chefs, classic…

Food Trucks
Auckland’s Best Street Food

Auckland’s restaurants, cafes and bars will always have a special snuggly place in our hearts, but there’s one foodie category…

Restaurants
Load ‘Em Up | Auckland’s Best Loaded Fries

If you haven’t noticed, the humble frite has had somewhat of a makeover. The days of skinny fries and aioli are over and there’s…

Restaurants
The Best Sliders In Auckland: Our Picks

Nothing beats a bite-sized burger. Thankfully, Auckland is on the slider bandwagon, and all around town these tiny bites of deliciousness…

Podcasts & Books
We Read These Self Help Books So You Don’t Have To

Do you want to be an amazing cook, but also be thin? And have the tech genius of Zuckerberg but the emotional depth of Oprah? And own a…

Cafes
The Best Crumpets In Auckland

There’s no food more comforting than a crumpet. Soft and pillowy with a satisfying crunch, these bad boys make our hearts flutter in…

Markets & Food Events
Your Guide To Auckland’s Night Markets

It’s only halfway through the working week and you’ve already grazed through all your groceries… and food budget. Bugger.…

Restaurants
Auckland’s Best Peanut Butter Everything

Hi, my name is Natasha and I’m a peanut butter addict. You’ll find me loitering in the pantry: jar of Fix and Fogg in one hand,…

14 Dogs You Should Be Following On Instagram

Dogs are just the cutest, you guys. There’s no greater joy than seeing a cute pic of a pooch in your feed when you’re scrolling…

Food & Drink
7 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Need Right Now

Warmer months are practically a license to get your booze on. And since we’ve all got a liiiittle more time on our hands over the…