Rollickin Gelato is a hive of activity with second store at the Arts Centre in the works.
The Cheesecake Shop opens its first South Island store and a second Black and White Coffee Cartel opens in Chch.
Italian duo opens real deal cafe and deli in Christchurch and Coffee Lovers cafe is under renovations.
The new hotel opens in August, bringing with it an 80-seater Market Place restaurant, a cafe and wine bar.
Coffee connoisseurs share their secrets to surviving the fiercely competitive bean scene.
Grain Coffee and Eatery has newly opened on Southwark St and an award-winning cafe is now open evenings.
The container coffee shop has upgraded to swanky new digs, cementing itself in the city's rebuild.
Canterbury butcher wins Cuisine Artisan Awards for specialty pork and Lyttelton gets a new late-night waterholing.
Cafe Arbo opens in the ANZ Centre and a casual diner replaces Tequila Mockingbird.
Retropolitan Social Club opens on Lincoln Rd and established restaurant Chinwag closes.
Cashmere Hills mansion opens its exclusive dining experience to the public and Emerson Brewery debuts its pink beer at Dunedin's fashion week.
Entrepreneurial mum launches vegan ice block business and bagel eatery opens under bizarre name designed to trick customers.
The menu is described as "hoity toity comfort food".
Sustainable food restaurant Gatherings and Melbourne-inspired cafe Uncommon open in Christchurch this week.
Madam Woo opens in the central city, The Fudge Cottage has plans to return to the Arts Centre and the Night Noodle Markets head south to Dunedin.
Hospitality businesses prepare to move into $50m complex in central Christchurch.
The Local Wild Food Challenge is on this weekend in Waipara, Cargo Bar has closed, but a new bar is taking its space and there's a new cafe on Durham St.
The Night Noodle Markets return to Christchurch while the Dragons Den reinvents itself and a vegan equivalent to My Food Bag launches in Lyttelton.
It's been a long time coming for a new Riccarton bar and restaurant.
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.