Eat and Drink
REVIEW: Honey cafe's cranberry and white chocolate slice is well worth a trek to New Brighton.
An estimated 7000 enjoyed the tastes, sights and sun at yesterday's Wine & Food Festival.
First came shipping containers, but now the new must-have is mobility. Enter food trucks.
Shop owners are positive about the area's long-term future despite two recent shop closures.
REVIEW: The popularity of Japanese restaurant Kinji is taking some shine off the experience.
One Waipara winery has proved its pinot noir is a top drop.
Christchurch has a lot to look forward to in the New Year with new eateries set to open.
Harlequin Pub pulls spit roast off the menu after vegetarian neighbour complains about smell.
Addington cafe profits go to producers
Addington Coffee Co-op has a rather unusual business model, sharing profits with growers.
A new digital map of Christchurch bars, restaurants and shops is being launched today.
Gourmet burger outlet known for odd-ball burger names will open on Riccarton Rd in January.
Spectacular views served up with tasty shared plates in this Waipara vineyard.
Yamagen, Aroy Thai and The Bog Irish bar are all progressing well for a grand reopening this year.
Bars and restaurants in Christchurch's newest hospitality destination should be open in just over two months.
Re-development is at a stand-still due to financial and legal wrangles left behind by David Henderson.
New sushi shop opens in High St
Some businesses are taking the first, hesitant steps back into the heart of Christchurch despite the challenges associated.
REVIEW: Great food, outstanding coffee and unrivalled views in New Brighton.
REVIEW: There's much to like about Vangionis in Akaroa.
The festive season is all but on us and there's plenty of eating, drinking, and good times ahead.
Clever tweaks and smart design impress at Tequila Mockingbird, but cold steak disappoints.
Pre-quake favourite Vespa bar has reopened and a new Mexican restaurant joins Victoria St's hospitality precinct.
Fast-food chain Wendy's is predicting world-record breaking sales during its Christchurch store re-opening.
Cantabrians are chowing down on less hot chips as data shows a decrease in the number of takeaway stores in Christchurch.
Tai Tapu School has produced a cookbook that takes you on an edible journey around Banks Peninsula.
New cookbooks from stars such as Gordon Ramsay, Nigel Slater and Josh Emett may make perfect gifts.
OPINION: I will not eat food if it is tough or cold, overcooked or undercooked.
This week in Christchurch, try out a new Mexican grill or get discounted boutique donuts for the long weekend.
Zest names best cafe and restaurant
Saggio Di Vino and Underground at The Colombo earned the Zest Awards for best restaurant and cafe.
Christchurch's latest craft brewery launches a beer to drink by the pool.
Zest has unveiled its shortlist of the 10 best restaurants in Christchurch and beyond.
Converted car park to join burgeoning list of quirky venues when it opens as a nightclub.
Christchurch diners are calling for restaurants to provide healthier children's meals.
Christchurch parents want restaurants to offer healthier food options for their children.
Wine and sound in 3D? A new New Regent St venue matching wine with sound is hailed as a world first.
Reopening burger spot struggles to find staff
The much-hyped Christchurch reopening of fast-food chain Wendy's may be in jeopardy because of struggles to source staff.
What makes a cafe stand out in a crowded market? Abbie Napier checks out 10 finalists in the Zest Food Awards.
Twisted Hop Brewery co-owner Martin Bennett has announced the name of his future bar in Lincoln.
Addington's New York Deli a hit
REVIEW: Lincoln Road in Addington has become the new place to eat, gather and enjoy the delights of Christchurch cuisine.
Christchurch has embraced souvlaki and Abbie Napier is on a mission to find the best in the city.
Canterbury came out on top in the 2013 New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards last month.
Zest brings you their top 10 restaurants and top 10 cafes for 2013 as the 20 finalists are named.
ABBIE NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsFrom beer festivals to upcoming espressos bars and artisan tours, find out what's new in Christchurch eateries this week.
Noodles, soup and avocados may be some of the most dangerous foods in Canterbury.
Black Betty rose quickly in the estimations of a city without many brunch options post-quake.
The Cake Shop is now open in Woolston and the latest food truck to hit the city is Red Box Burger & Grill.
Pad thai takeaways in Christchurch have a workmanlike approach rather than excitement.
After almost two decades, Burger Fuel will open its doors in Christchurch.
Christchurch is in desperate need of more quality cafes.
Which city bar makes Christchurch's best?
REVIEW: With the city's night life regenerating, Abbie Napier visited three bars, and tested two cocktails at each, to see what was going down.
Fashionista Angela Stone will be offering business tips to women at a ladies night in a Merivale bar.
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