Foodies, restaurant buffs and music fans will flock to Auckland's waterfront next week for what's gearing up to be an extra special Taste of Auckland.
The country's biggest celebration of food and drink, this year's tenth annual Taste kicks off next Thursday 1 November with a new seaside venue and a host of other firsts including a sustainable seafood theme, dedicated vegan and dessert eateries and some of the country's top music acts on the bill.
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Gusto at the Grand executive chef Sean Connolly and guest chef Sardinian-born Giovanni Pilu are hosting guests for an Italian feast at Auckland's SKYCITY. Executive chef and owner of Sydney's Pilu on Freshwater, Pilu and Connolly are good friends and have worked together multiple times, but for this, his first New Zealand event, they're taking inspiration from Pilu's homeland.
Are you nuts about peanut butter? Crazy about cacao? Right into raspberries?
Taking your brekkie to new heights of deliciousness, Blue Frog's new Crunchy Peanut Butter with Cacao and Zesty Raspberries is a heavenly mix of award-winning peanut butter from Wellington favourite Fix & Fogg, freeze dried raspberries, organic coconut and organic cacao, all baked into heavenly grain, gluten and dairy-free clusters. It's also laden with hi-oleic peanuts, known for their high levels of good-for-you monounsaturated fats. Cerealsy good!
This year’s Taste of Auckland in partnership with Electrolux just keeps getting better with a host of big names in the food world newly added to the line-up including Nick Honeyman from Paris Butter, Simon Gault and Giraffe, Nic Watt of True Food & Yoga and The Tasting Shed’s Ganesh Raj.
Bringing the total tally to ten, four new restaurants join the already exceptional lineup of Baduzzi, Euro, Tok Tok, Saan, The Vodka Room and Miss Moonshines who will serve up their signature dishes at the festival.
Hot on the (high) heels of last year’s silly season smash hit, the world’s hottest all-male boylesque stars BRIEFS are back at Auckland’s Q Theatre this November with a brand new show that is out of this world.
Promising galactic glamour, astro-athleticism and interstellar aerials, Close Encounters sees the BRIEFS boys explore the third dimension with their rocket-fuelled blend of comedy, dancing, tumbling, jugging, acro-balancing, trapeze, lip syncing and warped-speed strippers from outer space.