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Bluebells Cakery

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Culinary Trends 2019

Culinary Trends 2019

Tracey Edwardes
The season of entertaining

The season of entertaining

Liesl Johnstone
Fleur Caulton

On a roll: Q&A with Fleur Caulton

Melinda Collins
Manu Feildel

Recipe for success: Q&A with Manu Feildel

Nicholas Henare
Total Food Equipment

Total Christmas Experience: Total Food Equipment

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Savour Summer

Time to Savour Summer

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Japanz Bakery

A sweet favourite: Japanz Bakery

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Taichi Restaurant

Handcrafted dim sum arts: Taichi Restaurant

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Distinction Hotel

Refined dining, not fine dining: Distinction Hotel

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Original Sin

Temptation is a powerful thing: Original Sin

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Confection Perfection

Confection Perfection

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Va Va Vegan

Va Va Vegan

Melinda Collins
Salt n Pepper

Culinary Oasis: Salt n Pepper

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The Butcher’s Mistress

Quality Cuts: The Butcher’s Mistress

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Jerry & George Artisan Bakers

Perfect Batch: Jerry & George Artisan Bakers

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Berrylicious

Berrylicious

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Savoire Café & Wine Bar

Savour Savoire: Savoire Café & Wine Bar

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The Rowdy Kitchen

Options galore: The Rowdy Kitchen

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Mini Morsels

Mini Morsels

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Blackberry & Lime Macarons

Blackberry & Lime Macarons

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Fashion and cuisine combine

Fashion and cuisine combine

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Twentyfour Catering

Passionate foodies: Twentyfour Catering

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Universo Brasserie & Bar

Back in Business: Universo Brasserie & Bar

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Christopher and Jenny Gray

The Freshest Option

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Fork in Fresh

Tasty traditional treats: Fork in Fresh

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Explore Waipara

Toast to tours: Explore Waipara

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Silva Spoon Café

Sunshine & Silva: Silva Spoon Café

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Brighter days ahead

Brighter days ahead

Sarah Jarvis
Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars: Recipe

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Walking on Sunshine

Walking on Sunshine

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Blooming Delicious

Blooming Delicious

Melinda Collins
CharRees Vineyard

A tipple at twilight: CharRees Vineyard

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Ali’s Lemons

Lemon Heaven: Ali’s Lemons

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Sovereign Salmon

Salmon Supreme: Sovereign Salmon

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Route 72 Café Bar Emporium

Treat yourself: Route 72 Café Bar Emporium

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Purple Weka Café

A Kiwi-as Café: Purple Weka Café

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Continental Catering

Ingredients for Success: Continental Catering

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The Rowdy Kitchen

Options galore: The Rowdy Kitchen

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Flavours & fun

Liesl Johnstone
Lemongrass

A Taste of Thailand: Lemongrass

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Richards Real Kitchen

Dinner made easy: Richards Real Kitchen

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Artisan Bakehouse

Loaves made with love: Artisan Bakehouse

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Nigella Lawson

Foodie down under: Nigella Lawson

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Ataahua Wines

Fruit of the gods: Ataahua Wines

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Ocean Café

Destination Ocean-side: Ocean Café

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Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof

Christmas on the menu: Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof

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The Pedal Pusher

Frolic Gastronomic: The Pedal Pusher

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Black & White Coffee Cartel

Eight… & still counting: Black & White Coffee Cartel

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A spring salad

A spring salad: Recipes

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Clark Estate

A talent for a tipple: Clark Estate

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Peanut butter & white choc squares

Peanut butter & white choc squares: Recipes

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Halswell Bakery

Perfect Picnics: Halswell Bakery

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The Oaks of Darfield

Darfield’s hidden gem: The Oaks of Darfield

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LOUIS Champagne Bar

The place to be: LOUIS Champagne Bar

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Straight 8 Estate

An exceptional estate: Straight 8 Estate

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JDV

Still partying: JDV

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Corianders

Flavourful Fare: Corianders

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Dux De Lux

An iconic anniversary: Dux De Lux

Nicholas Henare
Garden Court Brasserie

Embracing city’s favourite week: The Garden Court Brasserie

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Hellers

Prep your platter game: Hellers

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Emma Chisholm

Forging a tourism career: Emma Chisholm

Keiran Bleach
Eat My Lunch

Nourishing young tummies: Eat My Lunch

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Cultivate Christchurch

Urban farm to feed Christchurch: Cultivate Christchurch

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Hulbert House

Sumptuous Southern Spot: Hulbert House

Nicholas Henare
Purple Weka

Classic Kiwi-style spot: Purple Weka Café and Bar

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FoodStarter

A culinary competition: FoodStarter

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Classic Cookers

Oven Envy: Classic Cookers

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No. 4

Iconic social space: No. 4

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Coffee Craft

Tracey Edwardes
Full Swing into Spring

Full Swing into Spring: North Canterbury’s spring social calendar

Tracey Edwardes
Al Brown

Quintessential Kiwi Foodie: Q&A with Al Brown

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Lazeez Mediterranean Grill

A Mediterranean Mecca: Lazeez Mediterranean Grill

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The Birdwood

Italian-style Heaven: The Birdwood

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A Rolling Stone

Head back to the City: A Rolling Stone

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Coco Espresso

A chic central café: Coco Espresso

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Jolly Seafood Restaurant

Exceptional Oriental Eats: Jolly Seafood Restaurant

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Simo Abbari

Making Moroccan magic: Q&A with Simo Abbari

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The George hotel

Dining Decadence: The George hotel

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market to table

Finding Spring Fare: All-new ‘market to table’ cooking demonstrations

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The Grape Debate image

The Grape Debate: There’s a battle brewing within the Central Otago wine industry

Keiran Bleach
Bowl me over

Bowl me over: The food bowl trend

Guest Columnist
Kelvin Cruickshank

Sensing the Supernatural: Q&A with Kelvin Cruickshank

Melinda Collins
The Birdwood

A Dramatic Transformation: The Birdwood

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Riverside Market

Riverside Eats: Riverside Market

Paige Baxter
African Influence

African Influence: Leading the culinary charge

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A tipple of truffle

A tipple of truffle: The whopping 1.37kg black Périgord truffle

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Milieu

Addington’s local: Milieu

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On a Roll

On a Roll

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Josh Emett

Josh Emett’s Long Lunch: Q&A with Josh Emett

Nicholas Henare
To market to market

To market to market: Markets around you

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Red Post Café

Hurunui Pleasures: Red Post Café

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Pasta Vera

Pasta passion: Pasta Vera

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The Pedal Pusher Rolleston

Pedal out Rolleston way: The Pedal Pusher Rolleston

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Christchurch Food Chase

Chasing culinary perfection: Christchurch Food Chase

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Columbus Coffee Riccarton.

A divine blend: Columbus Coffee Riccarton

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Golden Gate Lodge

A Southern Lodging: Golden Gate Lodge

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Auberge

Plant-based perfection: Auberge

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Addington Pantry Online Catering

Deliciously Simple Catering: Addington Pantry Online Catering

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Urban Revival

Revive Yourself: Urban Revival

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The Bespoke Chef

Bespoke Eats: The Bespoke Chef

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Brewers Union

Craft beer on tap: Brewers Union

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Gelato Roma

Squisito Gelato! – Gelato Roma

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foodie philosophy

No-fuss foodie philosophy: Q&A with Sarah and Nick Freeman

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Fair's Fair

Fair’s Fair: Markets and fairs

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Fermented Favourites

Fermented Favourites: Get some culinary culture in your life

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Alex Ricketts

Getting The Last Word: Q&A with Alex Ricketts

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A golden elixir

A golden elixir: Recipe

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Spagalimis

A Garden City icon: Spagalimis

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The Monday Room

Seasonal Sensations: The Monday Room

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No.4 Bar and Restaurant

Winter Warmers: No.4 Bar and Restaurant

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Top Truffles

Top Truffles: The Perigord black truffle

Nicholas Henare
CBD A CULINARY HOTSPOT

CBD a Culinary Hotspot: The CBD is emerging as a space that packs a culinary punch

Guest Columnist
Ganda's Cooking

Too delicious to forget: Jayshri Ganda’s culinary journey + Win with Metropol

Liesl Johnstone
Gordon's Picklery

Tickling Taste-Buds: Gordon’s Picklery

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Wigram Brewing Co

A winters’s ale feast: Wigram Brewery Co

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Magnitude Café and Roastery

Culinary Magnitude: Magnitude Café and Roastery

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Casa De Sanchez

Sublime Spanish Tapas: Casa De Sanchez

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Cranford Ale House

Culinary Conviviality: Cranford Ale House

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LeBakermen Café

Café with a Kiwi Kick: LeBakermen Café

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Black and White Coffee Cartel

A cultural coffee: Black and White Coffee Cartel

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27 Steps

Stepping Up: 27 Steps Q&A

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Clicquot in the Snow

Winter’s Must-Attend: Clicquot in the Snow

Nicholas Henare
Samantha Rose Flowers

The art of Flowers & Wine: Samantha Rose Flowers

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choc cheesecake brownie

Raspberry choc cheesecake brownie: Recipe

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Gorgeous Food

A hearty Kiwi favourite: Gorgeous Food

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Café Berlin

A culinary destination: Café Berlin

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Patisserie Yahagi

Award Winning Treats: Patisserie Yahagi

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Heart of Stone

Heart of Stone: Marble in the starring role

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with blue cheese & thyme: Recipe

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Route 72 Café Bar Emporium

Foodies’ Culinary route: Route 72 Café Bar Emporium

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Lawrence Harvey,

Delicious Offerings: Q&A with Kitchen Manager of Louis Champagne and Oyster Bar, Lawrence Harvey

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Culinary Collab

Culinary Collab: A line-up of iconic chefs collaborate to support a range of charities

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Simon Gault

Simon Says: Q&A with Simon Gault

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Rossendale Vineyard,

Ultimately Unforgettable: Rossendale Vineyard

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Māia Health Foundation

Charitable feast: Māia Health Foundation’s upcoming charity event

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Total Food Equipment

The craft of cookware: local culinary experts Total Food Equipment share their passions

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Quality Hotel Elms

Culinary quality: the Quality Hotel Elms holds impressive restaurant offering ‘Fig’

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Cafe Vivo

Warm up your winter: soups up at Cafe Vivo

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Pepper Bridge Indian Restaurant

Taste the difference: Pepper Bridge Indian Restaurant is a culinary gem in Addington

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The Racecourse Hotel & Motor lodge

A grand establishment: The Racecourse Hotel & Motor lodge

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The Camden

One of a kind: The Camden in Riccarton is a culinary go-to

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GiveMeBread

Best thing since sliced bread: GiveMeBread is bringing you culinary favourites right to your door

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Banter

Scrumptious selections: two best mates opened an awesome mobile cafe called “Banter” in Sydenham

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Dream It

Lifting the bar: Dream It makes the imagination of Christchurch’s hospitality industry a reality

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Purple Weka Cafe

Kiwi as: funky little haven of good old fashioned Kiwi hospitality at the Purple Weka Cafe

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Quality Laundry Services

Your local laundry: Quality Laundry Services

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the Famous Grouse Hotel

The perfect way to start your day: Lincoln’s The Famous Grouse Hotel

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Can Do Catering

Catering with a purpose: Can Do Catering are the social enterprise business you need to hire to do your next work morning tea

Lisa Gold
The International Culinary Studio

A culinary crusade: cooking up your future with the International Culinary Studio

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The Little Bone Broth Company

Good to the bone: The Little Bone Broth Company

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Winter in Ōtautahi

Spoilt for choice: Winter events to see you through to August

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Hellers

Win with Metropol: Hellers winter soup packs

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Josh Emett

Woo-ing the nation: Q&A with celebrity chef Josh Emett

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The Flower Night Cocktail

The flower night cocktail: this Dilmah tea-based temptation is just the thing for the Queen’s Birthday Weekend

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Two Fat Possums

Your West Melton local: for pure pleasure and delight head in for a wood fired pizza at Two Fat Possums

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Castle Rock Cafe

A delicious culinary find: Castle Rock Cafe is a gem tucked away in an industrial area with a stunning outlook to the Port Hills

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Roots Restaurant

Taking root: Q&A with the couple behind Lyttleton’s Roots Restaurant

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Tony Astle

Tony Astle brings the Chiwahwah: questions and answers with a culinary empire-builder

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Black and White Coffee Cartel

Clever coffee creators: Black and White Coffee Cartel have been industriously working at providing an amazing coffee experience

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Wigram Brewery

Winter tipples: we ask Andy Deuchars what’s brewing this winter at Wigram Brewery?

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Hoon Hay Thai

Best kept oriental secret: Hoon Hay Thai is a must visit for lovers of thai cuisine

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Pink Ribbon High Tea at The george

High tea temptations: stick your pinkies out for the Pink Ribbon high teas at The George

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Hanmer Bakery Cafe

Culinary heaven in Hanmer: The Hanmer Bakery Cafe is a culinary hotspot

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Seaweed

Seaweed spectacular: the delicious nutritious delights of this oceanic gourmet ingredient

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The Villas

Feijoa paste: The Villas recipe series

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Winter activities

Winter wonders: nine things guaranteed to get you out and loving Christchurch this winter

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Riverside Reinvention

Riverside reinvention: Oxford Terrace comes alive again

Melinda Collins
Glenmorangie/Ardbeg

A spirited encounter: catching up with Glenmorangie/Ardbeg’s director of distilling and whisky creation

Nicholas Henare
The Good Home

Where everybody knows your name: making yourself comfortable at The Good Home in Ferrymead

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earl grey tea truffles

Tea inspired truffles: this recipe for Dilmah earl grey tea truffles is divine

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Tahini

Taste of Tahini: inspiration for your culinary pleasure straight from the Mediterranean

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Jenny Ha of Laced With Sugar

Sweet as sugar: cuisine Q&A with Jenny Ha of Laced With Sugar

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Villa 23 Cafe

A rare city treasure: Villa 23 Cafe is the bright pink, Dutch, vegetarian cafe you didn’t know you needed but won’t want to live without (and it’s for sale!)

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Madam Sass

Win with Metropol: Madam Sass Wine

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Annabel Langbein

The free range cook: one on one with Annabel Langbein

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Essential Volume Two: Sweet Treats for Every Occasion

Win with Metropol: Annabel Langbein cookbook Essential Volume Two: Sweet Treats for Every Occasion

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clean eating

What is clean eating: taking a look at the basic nutritional principles behind the trend

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Caesars Restaurant and Bar

A special mothers’ menu: Caesars Restaurant and Bar for Mother’s day dining

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Dose Café

A deliciously decadent dose: so many reasons to visit Dose Cafe

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The Horse and Jockey

A sporty spot: The Horse and Jockey on Yaldhurst Rd

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Terrace Tavern

Triumph at the Terraces: checking out Dux De Lux Group’s latest venture Terrace Tavern

Nicholas Henare
Twentyfour Catering, photographer Tegan Clark.

Winter eats: get inspired to eat healthy this winter

Melinda Collins
High Tea at The Crowne Plaza Christchurch

A ‘high’ honour: treat mum this mother’s day to a High Tea at The Crowne Plaza Christchurch

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The Butcher’s Mistress

A beautiful butchery: The Butcher’s Mistress is the darling of Rangiora

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Gelato Roma

Sweet taste of summer: have your very own gelato truck at your wedding with Gelato Roma

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Sallys

Spectacular show-stoppers: Sally Holt makes gasp worthy wedding cakes

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Salt on the Pier

A seaside setting: Salt on the Pier is the seaside location you need for your perfect beach wedding

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Feijoas

A feijoa fixation: nine ideas for what to do with all those feijoas

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Straight Eight Estate

A unique commemoration: personalised wine bottles for your wedding from Straight Eight Estate

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Fiona's Food

Personality on a plate: Fiona’s Food provides more than just great food for your wedding

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Halswell Bakery

Beautiful bridal baking: if you’re planning your wedding catering then talking to Halswell Bakery is a must

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First Table

First in first served: we talk to Mat Weir founder of (now international) table booking service with a twist First Table

Rhonda Mitchell
The Monday Room (TMR)

High Street’s dining destination: The Monday Room is the perfect pre or post wedding venue

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Coffee Worx

Beautiful bagels: Coffee Worx is serving up bagels you’ll love

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Dream It

Creating places with punch: meet the imaginationologists at Dream It who are designing clever new spaces in our city

Cheryl Colley
Everhot at Classic Cookers

Culinary energy efficiency: you need to check out Everhot’s beautiful cookers at Classic Cookers

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Seven Cafe

A cool cafe vibe: a visit to Riccarton’s popular Seven Cafe

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O.G.B. owner Nick Inkster

Old meets new: Q&A with O.G.B. owner Nick Inkster

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Lemongrass

A unique family business: Lemongrass is a lovely little Thai restaurant in a hazelnut orchard (and how cool is that?!)

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The Vineyard at Rossendale

Exquisitely romantic: weddings at The Vineyard at Rossendale

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The Villas braised beef cheeks

Braised beef cheeks in red wine: The Villas recipe series

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Tea

Tea-totaller: the re-emergence of the cuppa as a drink of choice

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Twentyfour Catering Co

Delicious travelling feasts : Twentyfour Catering puts on a good spread

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French Farm Winery

A luxurious lodge: French Farm Winery is the boutique wedding venue you must see

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Vinyl Cafe

Beautiful blends & beats: Vinyl Cafe is a music lover’s dream

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Corianders

A delicious culinary crusade: we chat to Amar from Corianders about being a Bollywood actor and the road that took him to having an empire of successful Indian restaurants

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Curators House

An edible initiative: growing green thumbs at The Curator’s House

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Wedding cake

Have your cake and eat it too: a non-traditional approach to wedding cakes

Melinda Collins
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC) on Wilsons Road Waltham

Post-industrial hotspots: the uber cool transformation of Christchurch’s old industrial buildings to chic new “it” spots

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Dane McGregor aka Baker Gatherer

Sure to rise: Q&A with instagram’s Baker Gatherer aka Dane McGregor

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The Coffee Fans

Sensational new eats: go visit the Coffee Fans now (you can thank us later)

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Christchurch BMW

Wooing the crowds: BMW launches itself at Josh Emett’s Madam Woo

Nicholas Henare
Mrs Dentons

Creatively clever eats: Mrs Dentons

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Coco Expresso

A culinary hotspot: get yourself to Coco Espresso and find out why everyone is raving about it

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Cyclical Superfoods

Cyclical superfoods: what culinary ingredients are making the rounds this season

Melinda Collins
Monisha Sharma

Beautiful vegetarian victories: Q&A with the very Instagramable Monisha Sharma

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Patisserie Yahagi

Sweet love: Patisserie Yahagi gets their joy from bringing happiness through the giving and receiving of food

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Crispy roasted chickpeas

Crispy roasted chickpeas: liven up your lunchbox with this easy tasty recipe

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Matcha

Match made: the Matcha invasion that will have you green with (food) envy

Melinda Collins
Majestic Tea Bar

Sumptuous selection: the old world charm of Barrington’s Majestic Tea Bar

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Gorgeous Food

A gorgeous variety: checking out Wigram’s delightful bakery Gorgeous Food

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ANZAC Biscuit

A classic cookie comeback: An awesome ANZAC biscuit recipe you have to try

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Continental Event Catering

Catering to commitment: we talk weddings with Continental Event Catering

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Caffe 1808

Leading the business way: how Caffe 1808 is tailoring themselves towards the needs of a thriving business community

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The International Culinary Studio

Work your culinary magic: How the The International Culinary Studio is helping people of all ages further their passion for cuisine

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Emma Foley

Food for thought: Q&A with Uber Eats NZ Country Manager Emma Foley

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Drinkable Soups

Drinkable soups: the culinary craze that is perfect for Autumn

Kate Pierson
Red Post Cafe

A dining destination: a visit to Culverden’s Red Post Cafe

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North Loburn School

From Garden to Table: food education for young people

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Alanna and Pete Chapman

A charitable tipple: how 27Seconds combines a love of wine with a desire to help people

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Total Food Equipment

Culinary mastery: the experts at Total Food Equipment keep us current in the kitchen

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Cafe Vivo

The place to go: a visit to Cafe Vivo

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Beach Cafe

Service with a smile: heading out to the Beach Cafe

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The Cranford Alehouse

A Top Spot: The Cranford Ale House

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The Tai Tapu Hotel

Historically Unique: The Tai Tapu Hotel’s rich heritage

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Cafe PJ

Where fresh is best: Hills Road based Café PJ takes a fresh approach

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The Oaks of Darfield

A Darfield attraction: The Oaks of Darfield aims to impress

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A Rolling Stone

City’s new Irish heart: New pub A Rolling Stone opens in the CBD

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Chef Andy Cordier

Ahead of the gastronomic game: Q&A with Chef Andy Cordier of the International Culinary Studio

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Activated charcoal bun

Charcoal’s culinary cool cred: activated charcoal and what to do with it

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Edible Flowers

Flavour of the month: edible flowers make their mark

Melinda Collins
The North Canterbury Wine and Food Festival

A super special Sunday: The uber cool North Canterbury Wine and Food Festival

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Bree Scott: Glamour Cakes

Sweet Taste of Success: We talk to Cake Goddess Bree Scott of Glamour Cake

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