Chlöe Swarbrick lives in an apartment in Auckland central and shares some of her favourite locals with Stuff. “What I love about all of these places is that they’re owner-operators,” Chlöe says. “They are locals, they hire locals, and they know how to serve locals. They can help you venture outside of your comfort zone, provide you with comfort food, and help you commiserate, or celebrate. Hospitality is the cultural infrastructure of our city centre.”