Top Chef to Open Kiwiana

In August, New Zealander and Top Chef season 4 survivor Mark Simmons, is planning to open Kiwiana in New York on Union Street. The restaurant will feature lamb and seafood, both of which New Zealand has in abundance. Though the opening falls during New Zealand’s winter, it is the perfect time to introduce Brooklynians to the wonders of hokey-pokey ice cream. New York’s Nelson Blue and D.U.B Pies are also owned by New Zealanders. Simmons was raised in Invercargill.


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Nelson’s Kakariki Olives Wins Gold Medal in NY

Nelson’s Kakariki Olives Wins Gold Medal in NY

Nelson’s Kakariki Olives, produced by Ray and Brenda Gregory, was one of several New Zealand brands that received gold at the New York International Olive Oil Competition on 8 May, Tim…