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The annual Ōra King Awards return in 2015 for a third season – and chefs around the country and around the world will be sharpening their knives to compete for one of four titles.
One of the country’s most experienced sommeliers has been appointed customer experience manager at Craggy Range Winery in Hawke’s Bay.
Nic Watt and his team at Federal Street restaurant MASU have plenty to celebrate this week.
Hospitality industry salutes its peers Peer recognition is probably the most valuable accolade in any industry.
Chef Nick Honeyman is living his ambition to chase the sun cooking in summer restaurants around the world.
Hippy Berliner may sound like a contradiction in terms given the legacy of the words - but those who know 8 Wired brewer Soren Eriksen will hardly be surprised.
Viaduct venue Lenin is set for a revamp later this year – but Auckland party-goers can be assured it will retain its reputation as a nightlife hotspot.
Record votes choose cream of Auckland hospitality crop A record number of hospitality industry people have voted to choose the 2015 Lewisham Awards finalists announced today.
Great wines coupled with new food thoughts from celebrated chef Nic Watt could be on your MASU menu this winter – but you’ll need to be quick because there are only 17 seats at the table.
Charity lunch a huge success in Blenheim Ōra King has helped raise more than $24,000 at a special charity lunch on May 3 in aid of Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary.
Lovers of macarons and cocktails are in for a sweet treat with La Fourchette's exclusive new range of macarons aptly named Saveurs de France (flavours of France).
Guests at a charity lunch in Marlborough are in for not only the food treat of their lives but also a unique visual indulgence – an original Don Binney artwork. The fundraiser at Gibbs on Godfrey in Blenheim is in aid of the Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary.
Family friendly menu and venue for Nichiyo Sunday brunch in Auckland is about to get a lot more cosmopolitan with Nic Watt introducing MASU’s new Nichiyo menu on May 3.
Al Brown’s SkyCity eatery takes out top restaurant award Federal St eatery Depot has taken out the accolade of Metro Peugeot Restaurant of the Year while five-time previous supreme award winner The French Café is runner up.
You could be forgiven for doing a double take as you pass your local Muffin Break store this May. The national premium bakery-café chain is renaming its stores to ‘Mother’s Break’ in celebration of the contributions mums make to family life.
A snapshot of MasterChef NZ winners' lives Karena and Kasey Bird are lovers of food, family, their community and New Zealand.
Nine newcomers and three returning favourites make the cut Auckland’s restaurant scene continues to simmer with the annual Metro Top 50 serving up eight newcomers and a first-timer in the 13th year of the awards.
MARLBOROUGH — Michelin-starred chef to cook for Kaipupu Point fundraiser It’s not often an executive chef from a Michelin starred restaurant comes to town.
Kiwis urged to wake up to sleep issues It’s World Sleep Day on Friday (13 March) and guess what? A high proportion of us are not getting enough sleep.
Beer taps are a bit like t-shirts; you really can’t have enough of them.
It’s a combination that’s almost guaranteed to make you feel as though the enamel is being stripped from your teeth*.
Great feasts always linger in the memory.
Invited guests at K Road’s Artspace Gallery were treated to much more than art at a private exhibition in Auckland last night (25 February) – edible miniature road cones bursting with bespoke ice cream as part of a work.
Stronger and darker says beer expert Against a backdrop of falling sales for mainstream brews, craft beer is a major growth area for brewers it seems.
Showcase appoints new operations manager You could call it the luck of the Irish but Ben Hartigan now has what many Kiwi beer fans would consider the best job in the world.
Madame Hanoi brings French-Vietnamese fusion cuisine to SKYCITY Adelaide His multi-awarded Japanese restaurant on SKYCITY Auckland’s Federal Street has been much more than simply a resounding success.
As summer scorches on, ice cream lovers have spoken out on Trip Advisor: Auckland's Giapo Haute Ice Cream serves the nation's best frozen 'creations'.
Strategic role supports winery’s global growth Craggy Range today announces that Icebreaker CEO Rob Fyfe is joining the award winning winery in a newly created position of strategic advisor reporting to the board and CEO Michael Wilding.
Ice cream artist adds taste to waffle cones Being gluten intolerant can mean you have to forego a range of flavoursome foods – but now you can take waffle ice cream cones off the list.
For the second year in a row a South Island café has been judged the nation’s best.
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