Food & Wine

Britain beats NZ in beer comp

Britain took on New Zealand and Australia to come out on top for the second year in a row.

3 ways with frozen peas

From green pea brownies to smashed peas on avo, try these easy recipes.

Does coffee boost house values?

OPINION: How do you know you're onto a good house in an up-and-coming neighbourhood? It has something to do with the local coffee.

10 restaurant commandments

Food critic Jay Rayner lays down the law and tells restaurateurs how to up their game.

Recipe: Spaghetti bolognese

When you're short on time, a hunk of ground-up beef holds the key.

Combining food and shopping

Neat Places in Christchurch to enjoy a dining and shopping experience in a shared space.

Speargrass Inn's raspberry muffins

One reader describes them as "the best muffins in New Zealand"

NZ's craft spirit trailblazers

Move over craft beer - artisan spirits are the new big thing to tempt drinkers' palates.

Roseworthy Rules made to be broken

It wasn't long ago that a winemaker deemed to be "experimental" was one who planted a new grape variety.

Miel Meyer shares his Waikato highlights

After turning his back on the family business, which he thought was a chore, Miel Meyer returned to the fold.

Review: Staff Only, Christchurch

The small, quirky bagel joint opened in what was formally the back entrance to Tequila Mockingbird restaurant.

Crunchy chicken to please everyone

You'll want to cook this crunchy chicken again and again.

Review: Fastlane Fitness

A taste of…Fastlane Fitness

Step back in time at new bar

Retropolitan Social Club opens on Lincoln Rd and established restaurant Chinwag closes.

Review: Franziska, Wellington

A taste of: Franziska, 24 Dundas St, Seatoun, Wellington 6022

Welly's first all-vegan food market

A new monthly vegan food market, Japanese tea for charity and a party in a dive bar.

Why Annabel Langbein loves live cooking

"I'm almost in my element. My mother always used to say I was a performing flea."

Island where people live longest

There are more centenarians here than anywhere else. But is the secret diet or happiness?

Cromwell vintners open cellar doors

The Cromwell Basin is strengthening its position as a wine destination after the recent opening of a new batch of tasting rooms.

Cafe's discount to phone-free families

Families who spend their entire time at this eatery without checking their phones get 10 per cent off.

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