AWARDS

Cuisine Good Food Guide 2023

CONGRATULATIONS New Zealand! The hospitality industry is back in stride with the Cuisine Good Food Awards assessment team witnessing resilience, proactivity, growth and positivity. Our assessors are unanimous that this year, unlike the previous two or three, there is a more upbeat atmosphere, more excitement and more of that unique Kiwi can-do attitude permeating through the restaurants we visited around the country.


RECIPES

CRISP LEAVES WITH PEAS & BUTTERMILK HERB DRESSING

A good, creamy herb dressing paired with crisp, cold, crunchy salad leaves is one of my favourite combinations – an American steakhouse staple typically known as a “wedge” salad, using a wedge of…


TRAVEL

Land of the good grove

New openings and wildly popular favourites make Hamilton a top foodie destination, says Alexia Santamaria.

Southern Lights

Lauraine Jacobs gathers all the ingredients for a perfect trip to Southland.

Top of the South

Kelli Brett carves a gourmet trail through Marlborough, Aotearoa’s wine, artisan food and seafood mecca.

Feast worthy

Alexia Santamaria looks ahead to Feast Whakatū, the newest celebration of the tastes of Nelson Tasman.

Long-term players

As we head toward the Cuisine Good Food Awards 2023 presented by American Express, Alexia Santamaria takes a look at what makes a restaurant a…


HOSPITALITY

Forest

Creative vegetarian/vegan dining in a pretty-as-a-picture setting.

Rosella

Inspired by the culinary diversity of the Med, a Wellington chef devises a cross-over style all of his own.

Gilt Brasserie

At last Auckland can boast a true brasserie in the style of New York’s famed Balthazar, or maybe the grand La Coupole in Paris.

Charley Noble

A Wellington institution marks its first decade.

Black Barn Bistro

A little bit comfy, a little bit edgy and a whole lot of yum.


FOOD

Cuisine Artisan Awards 2022

We introduce the finalists in the Cuisine Artisan Awards category at the New Zealand Food Awards 2022. Our winner this year is Poaka Chorizo. Here we take a look at what makes this so special.


DRINK

Oh Mother, where art thou?

Why are there so few women winemakers, asks MARY-THÉRÈSE BLAIR?

Pinot Gris is cool again

The recent vintage of cool-climate pinot gris delivers fresh, bright wines perfect for drinking this summer, says MARY-THÉRÈSE BLAIR.

Pick and mix

MARY-THÉRÈSE BLAIR finds a wonderfully varied playlist emerging from the ‘other whites’ tasting.

VAI PEACH WITH LIME & PEACH LEATHER

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BOTTLED COSMO

If your friends are anything like mine, a gathering at the house can be a little hard to organise,…


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