The first Wendy's Milk Bar in the country opens in the central city, while The Berry Shop doubles its dessert menu and The Cheesecake Shop prepares to come to Christchurch.
A vegan cafe, The Origin opens in St Albans while a spray-free market garden enjoys a bumper first season and the French restaurant St Germain is on the move.
Have a drink for quake hit Kaikoura this Christmas eve at the fundraising event Kegs for Kaikoura.
C1 Espresso and BearLion Foods are in the running for best NZ cafe.
The historic Mona Vale Homestead and Pantry opens its doors after a six year closure.
'People have been getting quite tearful when they come in. It's a special place for many.'
The wholesome Park Ranger cafe opens on Riccarton Rd and New Regent St gets a late night dessert cafe.
Exciting times for the Christchurch scene as new cafe opens on Cashel St.
If you like your burgers big and juicy, you'll want to pay a visit to this funky Geraldine spot.
Cafe chat: An upmarket take on the classic Kiwi fare of fish and chips has opened in Christchurch.
Cafe chat: New coffee roaster opens on St Asaph St while Rangiora is set to receive a Japanese eatery.
Cafe chat: Frozen yoghurt truck to open at Re:Start, but its the end of an era for Cakes by Anna at the Chch Farmers' Market.
Cafe chat: A fine dining restaurant opens in Christchurch, while Tequila Mockingbird gets new owners.
Cafe chat: Two Korean restaurants poised for opening, container cafe opens on Hereford St and the northern suburbs get pizza.
It's a fairly new concept to the city with few other restaurants offering this fun way to eat.
A casual Japanese restaurant opens in Burnside, while a new menu hits The Monday Room and Sydenham's Backstreet Cafe is set for a makeover.
Egmont St Eatery
A salad bar opens in Lichfield St, while Romanian flare hits Styx Mill and Cathedral Junction gets a stonegrill option.
Cafe chat: See your steak ageing behind glass, hotel restaurant gets makeover, theatre gains a pizza oven.
Italian restaurant opens in Gloucester St while another fundraises for Amatrice quake victims.
Cafe Chat: The man behind OGB's success, a new Japanese restaurant, and losing a German bakery.
Penelope's Cakery Deli opens on New Regent St, while Dux Central turns one year old.
Cafe chat visits an atmospheric cafe that everyone loves and tries cricket tortillas.
What goes into making great coffee and a new bar for Ferrymead.
Nine restaurants reach new heights in latest Cuisine rankings, and relief ahead for gluten-free diners.
Noodle markets for Queenstown and a burger eating competition in Christchurch.
The Bohemian Bakery is open in Sumner and Mediterranean Foods is doing Friday night dinners.
Christchurch's newest pizza parlour opens on Lichfield St serving American slices.
Christchurch's Madras St gets a cool new cafe and the central city welcomes authentic Indian food.