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Review: Thai Chef

Take time to experience one of Christchurch’s newest arrivals. WORDS Vanessa Ortynsky, PHOTOGRAPHY Charlie Jackson Thai Chef’s Restaurant is located at the western edge of Hagley Park, and it boasts an authentic, award-winning menu. Open on Riccarton Road since November, the restaurant is the first of its kind in the South Island, as well as […]

Review: Kum Pun Thai Restaurant

Food News

In past few years there have been many changes to the ways we talk about, shop for and eat food. Victoria Tait breaks down some food trends set to shape 2017. MASTER CHEFS A new generation is about to lead the way in the food industry. Generation Z has an entirely different relationship with food. […]

Food News June 2017

Review: Fisherman’s Wharf

Escape the crowded city for a splendid dining experience with spectacular views. WORDS Vanessa Ortynsky PHOTOGRAPHY Charlie Jackson With arguably the best views in Lyttelton, Fisherman’s Wharf also serves up some of Christchurch’s freshest seafood. Drawing in both tourists and locals, the restaurant has reincarnated from a fine-dining establishment to a more casual space. As […]

Review: Fisherman’s Wharf

Recipe: Beetroot Agnolotti by Francesca’s Italian Kitchen

Francesca’s Italian Kitchen provides excellent, affordable Italian food. Located in Wanaka and now Christchurch, Francesca’s have a wood-fired pizza oven, and strive to create authentic Italian pizzas and classic dishes from across Italy. Style talks to executive chef and part-owner James Stapley about his love of food from the boot-shaped region, and he shares with […]

Recipe: Adele’s No-Fail Sponge Cake

Review: Mrs Denton’s

Conveniently situated just off Memorial Avenue on  (street name)Mrs. Dentons is much more than initially meets the eye, a cafe, delicatessen, bakery, takeaway and gift shop and with Christmas just around the corner she has some delicious treats in store. Words by Victoria Tait. PHOTOGRAPHY Charlie Jackson Formerly known as Pierce’s Bakery, Delwyn Denton-Lanauze added her […]

Review: Riverview Restaurant at The Cashmere Club

Review: Riverview Restaurant at The Cashmere Club

Vanessa Ortynsky tastes some delights at a Christchurch classic. PHOTOGRAPHY – Charlie Jackson The Cashmere Club is situated at the southern end of the city between Colombo Street and the meandering Heathcote Ōpāwaho river. Riverview Restaurant provides a cheerful and family-friendly atmosphere with the option of alfresco dining on the spacious covered deck. The local […]

Review: Trevinos Restaurant and Bar