Restaurant review: St Germain

Francophile favourite St Germain has reopened in the Innovation Precinct, above Madam Woos on St Asaph St in Christchurch.

For a celebration, or just to pretend that you are dining in an old-school bistro on the Left Bank, St Germain delivers with panache.

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Review: Mexico, Christchurch

Mexico is decorated exactly how you'd expect a Mexican restaurant to be decorated.

The exciting Friday night vibe comes at a cost.

What makes a great cafe? video

Offering something different can be a cafe's saviour, but there is a risk in becoming gimmicky.

Coffee connoisseurs share their secrets to surviving the fiercely competitive bean scene.

New cafe for Christchurch city

Grain Coffee and Eatery's owners Jonny Gudsell and Sophie Dewar in their new cafe.

Grain Coffee and Eatery has newly opened on Southwark St and an award-winning cafe is now open evenings.

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Restaurant review: St Germain

Francophile favourite St Germain has reopened in the Innovation Precinct, above Madam Woos on St Asaph St in Christchurch.

For a celebration, or just to pretend that you are dining in an old-school bistro on the Left Bank, St Germain delivers with panache.

Review: Mexico, Christchurch

The exciting Friday night vibe comes at a cost.

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Cafe Chat

What makes a great cafe? video

Offering something different can be a cafe's saviour, but there is a risk in becoming gimmicky.

Coffee connoisseurs share their secrets to surviving the fiercely competitive bean scene.

New cafe for Christchurch city

Grain Coffee and Eatery's owners Jonny Gudsell and Sophie Dewar in their new cafe.

Grain Coffee and Eatery has newly opened on Southwark St and an award-winning cafe is now open evenings.

Container cafe gets new digs

Coffee Traders opened last week in its slick premises at 123 Victoria St.

The container coffee shop has upgraded to swanky new digs, cementing itself in the city's rebuild.

Cafe chat: NZ's best pork

The celebrated coppa from Euro Gourmet Meats.

Canterbury butcher wins Cuisine Artisan Awards for specialty pork and Lyttelton gets a new late-night waterholing.

New cafe for central Christchurch

Cafe Arbo opens in the ANZ Centre atrium on Wednesday.

Cafe Arbo opens in the ANZ Centre and a casual diner replaces Tequila Mockingbird.

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