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Couple toasting with wine in cafe

Should you really microwave red wine?

Outraged at the idea, Hayden Donnell put the question to NZ's wine experts.

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End of $1 lolly mixes as dairy owners hit by label law

"You've got a $2 mix with 20 lollies, so you'd need 20 labels on that little bag... that's not happening."

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Auckland chocolate and coffee lovers, get ready

The fifth annual Chocolate and Coffee show is coming back to Auckland.

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Do you think this lunch is 'too unhealthy' for a toddler?

A confused mother posted an image of her son's lunchbox on Facebook, with the offending items.

Girl eating Tip Top Whittakers ice cream

Tip Top & Whittaker's join forces for new ice cream

They say the partnership is "like hokey and pokey; it just makes sense".

A stock photo of some Medical Marijuana Buds.

Weed-infused Coca-Cola drink in the works

The beverage giant is said to be in "serious discussions" with a CBD producer.

sweet cinnamon omelette with berries

Sweet cinnamon omelette with berries

This breakfast is protein-packed, easy to make and full of nutrients thanks to the eggs and fruit.

Watch: Meet the council staff keeping Auckland's restaurants clean.

Food critic in foul-mouthed clash with 'salty, immature' Auckland café

Goodness Gracious didn't take kindly to being called "so average".

Enjoying regular wine and chocolate could be the key to reaching a ripe old age, according to a new study out of Poland.

Why beer, wine and chocolate are key to a long life

Even smokers can benefit from the antioxidants.

Bowl of guacamole with tortilla chips

The trick to perfect guacamole you've been missing the whole time

If you love avocados more than Antoni from Queer Eye, you need to know this.

A disgruntled ex-employee is believed to be behind the needle sabotage of strawberries in Australia.

Strawberries in NZ needle-free, supermarkets say

Six brands have been pulled from supermarket shelves in Australia.

The dead rat found in the soup.

Dead rat in soup costs Chinese restaurant chain $290m

The pregnant woman was initially offered $1,109 in compensation.

If no milk works for you, perhaps A2 milk could be a solution.

Got milk? Make it full fat

new study has shown once and for all it's time to switch to blue top.

A soft drink surrounded by sugar.

MoH Science Advisor in Favour of sugar tax

Ministry of Health’s briefing paper is in favour of a sugar tax but the PM is not actively considering it.

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US supermarket chain to stock NZ company's coconut oil

Cocavo has made a pretty big leap from Whangarei to Walmart.

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Iconic cookbook author hilariously slams own cake recipe

If you grew up the Women’s Weekly birthday cookbook, you'll relate.

Hungover man at breakfast table

Welly's most popular hangover brekkie revealed

It seems the day of the greasy fry-up is over in the capital.

Coco Pops has changed the slogan on its reduced sugar boxes after fathers complained it was sexist.

Coco Pops changes 'sexist' slogan after fathers complain

Kellogg's said it will change the wording to be more inclusive of fathers.

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New vegan pie available at BP service stations

Vegans can now enjoy a pie on your next road trip, just like their meat-loving mates.

The Restaurant Association says the hospitality sector is suffering under Uber Eats.

Uber Eats eating into NZ's hospitality sector

A new report looks good for the industry - but the Restaurant Association says things are not as they seem.