Spoiled for choice

Kiwi chef Rex Morgan takes Guardian food writer Jonathan Ray on a culinary tour of Queenstown. The eating extravaganza takes place at Morgan’s recently opened boutique hotel, The Spire (competitors will be “hard-pressed to improve upon Rex’s celebrated dégustation menus, the 10-course version of which he puts before me”), Joe’s Garage (“the breakfasts are indeed amazing, great hangover food, and the best coffee in town”), The Coronation Bathhouse (“[recommended] as much for its spectacular position as anything else”), Wine Tastes (“Central Otago pinot noir just gets better and better, and here you can taste wines from almost every producer”), and Winnie’s (“still feeling the effects of my Kiwi wine- fest earlier, I avoid the fine-looking cocktail list and order myself an awesomely good pizza.”)

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Chantelle Nicholson’s New Restaurant Apricity Opens

Chantelle Nicholson’s New Restaurant Apricity Opens

The award-winning Hamilton-born Chantelle Nicholson, 41, best known as chef-owner of the now-closed Tredwells in Covent Garden, opens her first solo venture this month in London. Apricity, on Mayfair’s Duke Street, will…