Review: The Front Room

Hand-cut chips with garlic mayo.

It took a while for the food to hit old Front Room form.

A taste of Mt Maunganui cafes

Tempura seaweed salad, with pumpkin and tofu, from Mr Miyagi.

Denise Irvine heads over the Kaimais to sample what's on offer at Mount Maunganui cafes.

Surviving world's biggest beer fest video

Visitors drink beer during the opening day of the 183rd Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, September 17, 2016

Dress appropriately, order from a waitress (but don't touch them) and hold drinks with one hand.

Savour rather than save modern IPAs

Hop Federation's Red IPA.

There's little doubt India Pale Ale, or IPA as it's often better known, is the poster child of the craft beer movement. Heck, such is its popularity it's the only style of beer that's celebrated with its own special day on the calendar.

Nightly whisky keeps 110-year-old going

A 110-year-old British woman is convinced that her longevity is down to a nightcap of whisky every eveniing.

Meet Amazing Grace - the 110-year-old who swears by a nightly drop of Famous Grouse.

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