Eat and Drink

'Tradie day' booming

Bars busy as workers break up for Christmaas

Christchurch bars are preparing for an influx of holiday revellers this afternoon when many workers are knocking off for Christmas. 

Christmas will be all about BBQ

BBQ corn on the cob We have a long, proud history of standing around a grill with a few beers. Christmas Day should be no exception.

Feeling the rush

REVIEW: If you could somehow tap the energy bouncing around the walls inside Chinwag Eathai, you could light the city with it.

Lyttelton Coffee Co reopens

Four years after the quakes and 'serious safety strengthening', a popular Lyttelton cafe is back.

Ham, glorious ham

ham OPINION: I don't want to hear a word out of you turkey eaters - Christmas is all about the ham.

Leisurely lunch in the gardens

Lush green surrounds and perfect portion sizes make Ilex Cafe a top spot for lunch.

Review: Jagz of Styx Mill

It's not fine dining, but it was hearty, casual dining with good flavours, some nice touches and good service.

Review: Madam Kwong's

Ups and downs of dining

Japanese favourite rises from ashes

Original @Tony's finally reopens, while funky Asian food stall gets noticed for its steamed buns.

Different place, same great food

Give a warm welcome to a different style of Coriander's, a new Dux venture and some Movember dishes.

New St Asaph bar has it all

Facelift for local square

'It's my selfish bar'

Brett Giddens has brought Bourbon, sticky ribs and a Mississippi vibe to his new bar.

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