Simon Wilson

Simon Wilson is the editor of The Spinoff Auckland and a former editor of Metro and Cuisine.

How good is a $300 per head dinner in Auckland?

Jacob Kear, a chef from “the best restaurant in the world”, has taken over the stoves at Clooney in Freeman’s Bay. Some of the local critics have raved, but not all of them. How good is he really, and how good has he made the restaurant, and how much would you pay anyway?