Spring's savoy cabbage has a mild, sweetish flavour - and these two recipes showcase it perfectly.
The Daisy Theatre is an act of magic. The cast is comprised of inanimate objects, but they come alive.
OPINION: Refusing entry or service can be a difficult process. I've had punches thrown, tables thrown, been spat at and had my mother cursed to damnation.
The rhubarb in the garden is stirring, so here's some recipes to help you make the most of its tangy magic.
Cantabrians have gone crazy for all things coconut.
REVIEW: The Cuban ticks a lot of boxes but the food needs work.
Laneway Espresso is open and Kawa Cafe makes a post-quake comeback.
Infamous and "colourful" British Hotel in Lyttelton may house a restaurant, offices and a club for vinyl enthusiasts.
Forty years ago our go-to local wine was sweet bland muller thurgau.
REVIEW: Under the Red Verandah covers the traditional brunch lineup but also boasts more sophisticated options.
REVIEW: Look out for the full-flavoured beers from a fantastic brewery at Mapua.
Relaxing with a dram in your favourite chair is no longer reserved for the rich and middle-aged.
Whisky bar, The Last Word, is expanding its New Regent St site as Burger Fuel opens in Papanui.
Paprika adds a woody smokiness that's a real hit with fish.
Hospitality is a tough but rewarding industry for business owners, writes Johnny Moore.
Shallots are the shy cousins to the big bold onions.
Christchurch is transforming before our eyes.
Sydenham cafe Hello Sunday and Lyttelton restaruant Roots come out tops in hospitality awards.
OPINION: Business is thriving for Christchurch restaurants and cafes encouraging customers to experience a "new" Christchurch dining culture.
Simply keeping the bees alive is a major focus of beekeepers in Christchurch.
Three Canterbury chefs have been named in the New Zealand Culinary Olympics team.
REVIEW: Trenches restaurant is a welcome step into the 21st Century.
Swiss Bistro in Cathedral Junction is rated as one of the worst eateries in Christchurch on review website TripAdvisor.
After noticing a proliferation of restaurants offering early bird specials, a South Islander saw an opportunity to offer those specials in one place.
Free burgers for a year are up for grabs as Stranges Lane celebrates its first birthday this week.
REVIEW: Sakura wasn't easy to find but afterwards I'm full yet still feel as light as a feather.
Twelve top Christchurch eateries have been named as Press People's Choice finalists in the Christchurch Hospitality Awards.
We should eat more Asian greens as a change from bags of baby lettuce leaves.
Go dairy-free at Re:Start Mall or head to Sumner for deli delights.
Tofu is a popular protein source for vegetarians.