Leinster Rd Bistro is an oasis on a week night.
The Bohemian Bakery is open in Sumner and Mediterranean Foods is doing Friday night dinners.
A Canterbury butchery has taken out the title of New Zealand's Ham of the Year.
Neat Places chooses their picks of the restaurants offering the best value alternative meals.
I had to pass on the chewy braised pigs' ears, which failed to win me over.
This funky new Indian restaurant is not what you'd expect, and we loved it.
Christchurch's newest pizza parlour opens on Lichfield St serving American slices.
Winter is well and truly here. Get cosy in one of Neat Places' picks for bars to warm up in.
The beef rib is dangerously delicious, but the fritters fall short.
Big John Harrington reckons he's got the best job in the world.
July 13 is French Fries Day, and we know just what we'll be doing today.
Neat Places answers that age old question - where do you get a good doughnut in Christchurch?
Fava Cafe handles a busy Saturday lunch time well, but it's so busy the cafe lacks personality.
Christchurch's Madras St gets a cool new cafe and the central city welcomes authentic Indian food.
Those going liquor-free for Dry July can still enjoy a fantastic night out.
There was something fishy about this meal, and it was all fabulous.
Hotel restaurants are now the rage. Neat Places explores the ones doing things a little differently.
A surprising start to dining at the Hotel George.
How does a restaurant built for summer views stack up on a winter's night?
This pimped out food truck turns out gourmet eats for affordable prices.
Rollickin' Gelato opening on New Regent St and a new eatery in Ferrymead.
You know a bar is on to a good thing when you walk in at 6pm on a cold wet Saturday and the place is crammed
A great steak, but why the coleslaw?
The sauces are the stars at the Bangladesh restaurant Nobanno.
"People are a bit over pop-up facilities, they want proper toilets and buildings again."
Cafe Chat: A new creperie in The Colombo serves up French treats and Saggio di Vino changes hands.
When you're so hungry and your meal is so deliciously satisfying.
It's all about superfoods and healthy eating with this green smoothie bowl recipe.
Stuff finds five Christchurch cafes that welcome your four-legged friend, and a place that photographs pooches and smashing cakes.
These experts take all the hassle out of enjoying high-quality baking. Neat Places uncovers three top Christchurch pastry chefs and cake makers.