With respect

Loyalty is the key to the longevity and success of Queenstown favourite Kappa – chef and owner Naoya Higuchi shares…


Tucked away on Lake Road in Takapuna, this traditional Japanese gem is filled with locals who know the value of a…


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


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…

Journey to Samoa

Travel through the food stories of Samoa with dishes by Henry Onesemo of Auckland’s Tala restaurant.

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.

Duo Eatery

A small restaurant with big flavours and a brave heart.

Simply Divine

Popular Asian flavours add an exciting twist to these luscious bakes by Wendy Lau of Folds Patisserie.


Warm, generous and where the ingredients can speak for themselves.


Glamour, glitz and fab food to fit any mood.


A Wellington fine-dining institution bounces back.

On the fry

Wellington chef Jonny Taggart brings a Native Canadian twist to New Zealand ingredients with his frybread tacos.