Steve Braunias goes offroad in his attempt to revisit the scene of his epic junk-food journey in West Auckland.

A funny thing happened the other day on the way to walking from my house in Te Atatu to the cycle track alongside State Highway 16, and then onto Lincoln Road, that greasy, salted three-kilometre stretch of – at last count, and I counted each of them with my stomach – 55 places to eat food, much of it junk.

In 2016 I became the man who ate Lincoln Rd . I set out to eat at every single