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Show your love: It's time to support hospitality

Show your love: It's time to support hospitality

If you love dining out as much as we do, many of your most treasured memories will revolve around spending time with friends and family in your favourite restaurants.

First Table  •  March 2022

Interview: Jamie Bennett on resilience, snowboarding and keeping it simple

Interview: Jamie Bennett on resilience, snowboarding and keeping it simple

To Christchurch restaurateur, Jamie Bennett, food is about “love and the community” – listening to him speak, you get a real sense of passion, dedication and resilience.

First Table  •  May 2021

Interview: Jacopo Crosti on nostalgia, culture and connection

Interview: Jacopo Crosti on nostalgia, culture and connection

We sat down with Jacopo Crosti, Owner and Executive Chef of Mela to talk about his connection to and passion for food.

First Table  •  May 2021

How to be a good diner in 2021

How to be a good diner in 2021

Our hospitality buddies are working hard to make every experience fabulous. So, let’s show them our support by being good diners. Here are five tips to up your dining game.

First Table  •  February 2021

@capitaleats_ speaks on the Wellington food scene, childhood memories and daily routines #my9pm

@capitaleats_ speaks on the Wellington food scene, childhood memories and daily routines #my9pm

This food-loving duo is putting Wellington on the map with hundreds of recommendations, stories and reviews on the best eats our capital has to offer.

First Table  •  December 2020

@christchurchfoodguide shares the inside scoop on the life of a food ‘grammer #my9pm

@christchurchfoodguide shares the inside scoop on the life of a food ‘grammer #my9pm

As a trained chef, former owner of food truck, Banter and self-proclaimed “foodie” – it’s no surprise Emma Croxson has grown a dedicated following on Instagram.

First Table  •  December 2020

Sophie Piearcey talks dating, Netflix and her #my9pm

Sophie Piearcey talks dating, Netflix and her #my9pm

Local content creator, photographer and adventurer, Sophie Piearcey is one to watch. We spoke to her about routine, who cooks in her household and what her 9pm looks like.

First Table  •  November 2020

Jane Guy reveals the Guy-Yeo family’s #my9pm and evening routine

Jane Guy reveals the Guy-Yeo family’s #my9pm and evening routine

Jane is a blogger, writer, podcaster and mother to three-year-old, Wren. She shares the Yeo family routine, why eating out early is crucial and what their #my9pm looks like.

First Table  •  November 2020

#my9pm is the new midnight

#my9pm is the new midnight

New Zealand is the first country to score early bird dining specials at 9pm, before they’re rolled out to the rest of the world.

First Table  •  November 2020

Taimi shares her obsession with First Table, food and her #my9pm

Taimi shares her obsession with First Table, food and her #my9pm

A foodie at heart, it was travel that heightened Taimi’s love for cuisine and obsession with First Table. She uses the platform to discover dining hot-spots across Aotearoa.

First Table  •  October 2020

Grainne chats food, friends and her #my9pm

Grainne chats food, friends and her #my9pm

If you don’t know Grainne, chances are someone that you know does. The mad Irish hairdresser lets us in on hairdressing, dining with friends and her #my9pm ritual.

First Table  •  October 2020

Comedian and superfan Darren shares his #my9pm

Comedian and superfan Darren shares his #my9pm

Hailing from the south-west coast of Scotland, Darren always had a passion for comedy. He tells us about open mic night, his shared love for food and his #my9pm.

First Table  •  October 2020

Ice Hockey legend turned restaurateur shares his #my9pm

Ice Hockey legend turned restaurateur shares his #my9pm

Eighteen years ago, Bert Haines moved from Vancouver Island to Queenstown to pursue his love for Ice Hockey and he never left.

First Table  •  October 2020

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