Gareth Stewart loves chefs. It’s just as well: as executive chef of Nourish Group he oversees 11 restaurants of vastly different stripes including Auckland big names Euro, Andiamo and Soul and pubs, cafés and steakhouses across Wellington, Auckland, Taupō and Queenstown.
I’m a proud Wellingtonian through and through, but it is a hamlet only an hour’s drive north of the nation’s capital city that has captured me.
When a guy has been in this business for as long as Des Harris, and with such an impressive back catalogue including Logan Brown and Clooney, you’d think he’d know it all.
Earlier this year, I caught up with Sid and Chand Sahrawat for a very frank and honest conversation about their journey...
Some 200 issues ago, Cuisine featured restaurant reviews from Plimmer House, Petit Lyon and La Spaghettata.
Let’s take a look at the old and the new” said the editor. “What we were eating in New Zealand back in the day versus how that dish would look on today’s dinner table.”
Michael Meredith has now opened Mr Morris in Britomart at the old Café Hanoi site.
GUEST CHEF RECIPES
A bright, casual seaside dining room with an ever-changing ‘Trust the Chef’ menu of dishes, masterfully crafted and filled with exciting textures and delicious flavours.
A buzzing whirl of deliciousness set within a haven of timeless hospitality.
A bright star in the busy Commercial Bay dining hub that delivers a menu with a strong contemporary New Zealand food focus, expertly prepared and presented.
A daytime café that delves deliciously deeper than the norm.
Casual, family-friendly Chinese with a modern twist and a kick of spice for those who like it hot.
Stylish short-order food in a cinema eatery.