Eat and Drink

Dux takes out top spot


Chch has best live music venue in New Zealand

NZ's hospitality industry believes Christchurch has the best live music venue in the country.

Excitement of that first egg

First egg of spring Nothing can explain the excitement of that first egg of the season.

Review: Shop Eight

Shop Eight OPINION: Never before have I heard diners ask for more plates of the cabbage - a testament to the chef's quality.

Welcome to The Villas

Dunkin The Coffee House has expanded to encompass two villas on Montreal St, plus Khao San Road Bar opens on Victoria St.

Butchering since he was 16

deli The new face in the butchery at Woolston Market is actually an old face. Meet Steve Marquet.

Review: Pescatore

Reon Hobson Dishes feel like they come from a chef who has had time to research and labour over them.

Review: A Pocket Full of Spices

The dishes at this affordable Rangiora spot have a lovely blend of spices, each nicely complementing the others.

Review: The Institution

Review: Riccarton House Bistro

'Character' cafe coming up

White House Black Double-storey Halswell Rd house converted into industrial chic cafe, while new fresh food joint opens in Sydenham.

New wine bar opening

Laidback wine bar from Monday Room owner about to open on Papanui Rd, plus Cranford St gets its own Joe's Garage.

Lazy Sumner nights at Joe's

Madras St the new star?

Host of eateries sprout up

It's tricky to keep track of all the new bars and restaurants opening in Christchurch.

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