Otago Daily Times: Travel

NZ honour for Bracken

NZ honour for Bracken

Dunedin's Bracken Restaurant has been selected to take part in a national "Plate of Origin'' competition at this year's New Zealand Agri Investment Week.

Preserving ethos extends beyond food

Preserving ethos extends beyond food

In this occasional series on Wakatipu eateries, Queenstown reporter Tracey Roxburgh takes a look at . . . The Boatshed Cafe & Bistro.

A few seconds thoughts

A few seconds thoughts

For most of us, Christmas and its festivities revolve around consuming tasty food and drinks with colleagues, friends and family. Between work Christmas parties, Christmas lunch or dinner, edible presents and New Year's Eve, it can be an effort not to gain weight.

Pinot noir celebration returns

Pinot noir celebration returns

The Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration returns in January, and has been extended to run over two-and-a-half days.

Nigella heading to Invercargill

Nigella heading to Invercargill

Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson is heading to Invercargill early next year for a gala dinner, beating the likes of Christchurch and Dunedin for the hosting rights.

Processed meat linked to cancer

Processed meat linked to cancer

Eating processed meats like hot dogs, sausages or bacon can lead to bowel cancer in humans and red meat is a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organisation (WHO) experts said.

A cut above

A cut above

Like many businesses, small-retail butchery has struggled over the years but a Dunedin butcher is learning new tricks in an effort to survive. Rebecca Fox talks to Ian Kennedy.

Matchmaker, matchmaker

Matchmaker, matchmaker

New Zealand's first and only Master Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers will attend the inaugural Down to Earth celebration of wine in Central Otago. Rebecca Fox asks Cameron Douglas for his advice on wine and food pairing. 

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