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Top Tastes is designed to help you find the best places for food and drink; whether you want delicious fish chips, beautiful café food in a winery setting, or finely crafted formal dining food this is your guide. It also contains reviews of different food and beverage products.

Top Tastes was created by Neil Hodgson and managed by him, he will be inviting other professional writers to contribute to the site, this means more regional information will be added as time goes by. You will find a range of opinions from people who know their stuff when it comes to food and beverage.

Only reviews written by this select group will be published on the site (you are welcome to leave comments of course) so you will be able to trust the review – no fake reviews, no ranting, just good information to help you choose great things to eat and drink as well as the best places to eat out.

THE LATEST REVIEWS

Burger Culture

Like many people I love a good burger and over the years I’ve some beautifully tasty treats sandwiched between two buns, however I have also had a number of burgers that were unbelievably bad. In Nelson we are lucky to have very good burger joint, Burger Culture in Trafalgar St is owned by the Williams […]

Burger Culture

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Like many people I love a good burger and over the years I’ve…

Ebisu Japanese Restaurant

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There is no shortage of great Japanese restaurants in Auckland…

FEATURED ARTICLES

Burger Culture

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Like many people I love a good burger and over the years I’ve…

Ebisu Japanese Restaurant

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There is no shortage of great Japanese restaurants in Auckland…

Caravan of Love - Just Be Food & Drinks

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In 2005 Annette Meyer, who is originally from Switzerland, came…

A New Take On Worcestershire Sauce - Stabler & Steel

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After finding local supermarket Worcestershire sauce not what…

Outside the Square

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While big NZ producers are pumping out millions of litres of…

Colin Harrison Memorial Trophy

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Each year at the Nelson Winegrowers annual dinner The Colin Harrison…

TOP WINES TASTINGS

We’ve put together a team of experts who have a passion for writing about Food and Beverage.