Fishy dish snares second festival award

The people have spoken, with Pāpāmoa café Pearl Kitchen winning a top award during the Flavours of Plenty Festival for the second year in a row. Pearl Kitchen’s smoked fish […]

Lamb and duck snacks win epic battle

A spiced lamb, salsa, and tapioca cracker snack, crafted by a Tauranga sous chef and a tertiary tutor mentor, has captured the tastebuds of one of the nation’s top food […]

Food festival a finalist at national awards

A Bay of Plenty foodie festival that launched as the hospitality sector battled tough COVID restrictions is now a finalist that’s in the running for two prestigious New Zealand Events […]

Top eateries win foodie festival challenge

A scotch egg dish and pyramid-shaped pasta have both proven a hit during the Coastal Bay of Plenty’s annual foodie festival. The winners of the Plates of Plenty Challenge have […]

Festival competition challenges taste buds

The second annual Flavours of Plenty Festival kicks off today, with several of its 34 events already sold out. A dozen eateries are also competing in the Plates of Plenty […]