Wild West Coast food in Hokitika

Hokitika’s Wildfoods Festival rates a mention in a New York Daily News feature on icky eating. “More than 20,000 adventurous eaters gather to sample such delights as bulls’ penises and sphagnum moss,” states the incredulous writer, who goes on to detail the Middle Eastern penchant for sheep’s eyes and the insect treats available on the Iowa State University’s etymology department website.


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Winemaker of the Year is Richard Batchelor

Winemaker of the Year is Richard Batchelor

New Zealand-born winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington’s Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy International Wine Competition, held in late May. Yahoo reports on…