Top tea merchants in Christchurch

Noble & Savage produces tea using sustainable and ethically grown leaves and flowers from around the world.

Teasme: A ...

The number of Christchurch's tea merchants is growing. Neat Places meets three young companies leading the movement.

Review: Terra Viva Cafe and Delicatessan

Ramen in a jar - but you have to eat your kimchi before you can spoon up any broth.

Terra Viva’s textures of beetroot and cheese create tasty drama on a plate but a jar of ramen comes with a minor hitch.

Review: Untouched World Cafe gallery

The Untouched World logo is cut into every seat.

The Untouched World/Native Garden Cafe is cosy and warm but over-priced.

Re:Start container cafe closed

The Hummingbird cafe at Re:Start

Hummingbird coffee has closed its container cafe at Re:Start and a meal made of insects on offer in Christchurch.

Bluff's beautiful oysters are a national treasure

Fresh Bluff oysters are an acquired taste but once you have it you are hooked.

Aphrodisiac, iconic symbol, biological marvel, bloody good feed - what's not to love about the Bluff oyster.

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Review: Terra Viva Cafe and Delicatessan

Ramen in a jar - but you have to eat your kimchi before you can spoon up any broth.

Terra Viva’s textures of beetroot and cheese create tasty drama on a plate but a jar of ramen comes with a minor hitch.

Review: Untouched World Cafe gallery

The Untouched World/Native Garden Cafe is cosy and warm but over-priced.

A taste of... Tap N Grind

Review: Costas Taverna

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Re:Start container cafe closed

The Hummingbird cafe at Re:Start

Hummingbird coffee has closed its container cafe at Re:Start and a meal made of insects on offer in Christchurch.

Rangiora gets 'grunge cool' cafe

Volstead is releasing its first Volstead-branded beer and chef Liam Brolan has matched some eats with the new brew.

Fools of Desire cafe has a beehive indoors, and Volstead will sell tap beer to go.

New pizza parlour for Theatre Royal

Chef Jacob McKerrow started The Bespoke Chef in Christchurch.

An upmarket Wanaka pizza parlour will open in Christchurch's Isaac Theatre Royal.

O.G.B opens in heritage building (+win)

Nick Inkster has opened O.G.B in one of the city's few heritage buildings.

O.G.B has actually opened and win tickets to the Jazz and Blues series at The George.

The Auricle closes its doors

Malcolm Riddoch says The Auricle Sonice Arts Gallery is closed due to barriers on New Regent St affecting business.

The "prison yard" atmosphere in New Regent St has forced the closure of The Auricle gallery and wine bar.

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