Story: Restaurants and food outlets

Peking Café advertisement, 1962

While Chinese restaurants had been around since the 19th century, Chinese food became more popular after the Second World War and new restaurants opened in the 1950s and 1960s, such as Auckland's Peking Café.

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Perrin Rowland, 'Restaurants and food outlets - Re-licensing of New Zealand restaurants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Perrin Rowland, published 5 Sep 2013