The lane is buzzing with people, ranging from bespectacled hipsters with sardonic facial hair to after-work drinkers in sober suits and tiny women in tinier skirts.
Forget chefs and business owners. Meet some of Christchurch's hospitality stars - the ones going the extra mile to get our orders just right.
Christchurch Casino's basement bar is vodka themed, with bacon-infused, wasabi and bubblegum flavours on the menu.
Lemon lovers will delight in this citrus overload.
Fine-tune your senses this season to find a fragrance that strikes the perfect chord.
A Cashmere hills home combines the charm of yesteryear with modern comfort.
Sick of the rain, Margaret Agnew turns to the wineries for shelter. She joins the trail of international tourists sniffing out a good sauvignon blanc.
Garden guru Dan Rutherford remains upbeat about the future of our Garden City despite the demise of the Ellerslie International Flower Show. He is hopeful an alternative show will emerge.
This dessert can be reinvented over and over again.
Avenues searches the city for the dishes worth waking up for.
Apply a base coat and then enhance your features with a myriad of colours.
Avenues, the magazine Christchurch lives by.
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