Urbis’ Best of 2013: Photo Gallery

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<em>Urbis'</em> Best Eatery of 2013, The French Kitchen, Auckland.

Urbis’ Best Eatery of 2013, The French Kitchen, Auckland. Image: David St George

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The French Kitchen courtyard.

The French Kitchen courtyard. Image: David St George

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<em>Urbis'</em> Best of 2013 issue.

Urbis’ Best of 2013 issue. Image: David St George

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<em>Urbis'</em> Best of issue.

Urbis’ Best of issue.

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Cabinetry designed by Katie Lockhart and Grant Bailey.

Cabinetry designed by Katie Lockhart and Grant Bailey. Image: David St George

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Mt Difficulty wines for <em>Urbis'</em> Best of 2013 winners.

Mt Difficulty wines for Urbis’ Best of 2013 winners. Image: David St George

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Canapés at The French Kitchen.

Canapés at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Beautiful canapes at The French Kitchen.

Beautiful canapes at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Champagne at The French Kitchen.

Champagne at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Gifts for the Best of winners.

Gifts for the Best of winners. Image: David St George

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Sumptuous small eats at The French Kitchen.

Sumptuous small eats at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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<em>Urbis'</em> Best of issue on display at The French Kitchen.

Urbis’ Best of issue on display at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Guests at The French Kitchen.

Guests at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Guests at The French Kitchen.

Guests at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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From left: Dean Cornish, Michael Barrett, Simon James, Nat Cheshire, Alan Bunce.

From left: Dean Cornish, Michael Barrett, Simon James, Nat Cheshire, Alan Bunce. Image: David St George

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<em>Urbis'</em> motoring editor, Andrew Kerr.

Urbis’ motoring editor, Andrew Kerr. Image: David St George

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<em>Interior</em> editor Michael Barrett with <em>Urbis'</em> Technology editor Dean Cornish.

Interior editor Michael Barrett with Urbis’ Technology editor Dean Cornish. Image: David St George

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From left: Simon Blincoe (Resene) and Nick Strachan (Athfield Architects).

From left: Simon Blincoe (Resene) and Nick Strachan (Athfield Architects). Image: David St George

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The French Kitchen.

The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Scott Bridgens (Resident) with guest.

Scott Bridgens (Resident) with guest. Image: David St George

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<em>Urbis</em> editor Kirsten Matthew announces the Best of 2013 winners.

Urbis editor Kirsten Matthew announces the Best of 2013 winners. Image: David St George

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Emma Hayes, <em>Urbis'</em> Best Maker of 2013.

Emma Hayes, Urbis’ Best Maker of 2013. Image: David St George

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Jo Duggan (Resene) with <em>Architecture NZ</em> editor Justine Harvey.

Jo Duggan (Resene) with Architecture NZ editor Justine Harvey. Image: David St George

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Winners of <em>Urbis'</em> Best Civic award with <em>Urbis</em> editor Kirsten Matthew.

Winners of Urbis’ Best Civic award with Urbis editor Kirsten Matthew. Image: David St George

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From left: The Design55 team with Gary Langsford (Gow Langsford Gallery).

From left: The Design55 team with Gary Langsford (Gow Langsford Gallery). Image: David St George

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Food preparation at The French Kitchen.

Food preparation at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Food preparation at The French Kitchen.

Food preparation at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Champagne at The French Kitchen.

Champagne at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Designers Jess van Dammen and Emma Hayes.

Designers Jess van Dammen and Emma Hayes. Image: David St George

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Jonathan Rutherford Best and Andrew Glenn (The Oyster Inn).

Jonathan Rutherford Best and Andrew Glenn (The Oyster Inn). Image: David St George

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Dean MacKenzie (Warren & Mahoney).

Dean MacKenzie (Warren & Mahoney). Image: David St George

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Parul Sheopuri (AGM Publishing) with Simon Blincoe (Resene).

Parul Sheopuri (AGM Publishing) with Simon Blincoe (Resene). Image: David St George

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Georgina James (Simon James Design), Nat Cheshire (Cheshire Architects) and Nicky McClung (Simon James Design).

Georgina James (Simon James Design), Nat Cheshire (Cheshire Architects) and Nicky McClung (Simon James Design). Image: David St George

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Simon James with Andrew Glenn (The Oyster Inn) and Scott Bridgens (Resident).

Simon James with Andrew Glenn (The Oyster Inn) and Scott Bridgens (Resident). Image: David St George

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Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC) with Alice McKeown (ECC).

Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC) with Alice McKeown (ECC). Image: David St George

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Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC) with <em>Urbis</em> contributor Anya Brighouse.

Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC) with Urbis contributor Anya Brighouse. Image: David St George

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Simon James.

Simon James. Image: David St George

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<em>Interior</em> editor Michael Barrett and Gerry Hetit (Design55).

Interior editor Michael Barrett and Gerry Hetit (Design55). Image: David St George

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Guests at The French Kitchen.

Guests at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Guests at The French Kitchen.

Guests at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Simon Blincoe and Jo Duggan of Resene.

Simon Blincoe and Jo Duggan of Resene. Image: David St George

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Guests at The French Kitchen.

Guests at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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Whitebait sandwiches at The French Kitchen.

Whitebait sandwiches at The French Kitchen. Image: David St George

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From left: Anya Brighouse, Oliver Backhouse, Michelle Backhouse, Alice McKeown, Heather Ogden-Handa.

From left: Anya Brighouse, Oliver Backhouse, Michelle Backhouse, Alice McKeown, Heather Ogden-Handa. Image: David St George

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From left: Vicki Vuleta (Design55), Michael Barrett (<em>Interior</em>) and Gerry Hetit (Design55).

From left: Vicki Vuleta (Design55), Michael Barrett (Interior) and Gerry Hetit (Design55). Image: David St George

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Oliver Backhouse with Alan Bunce (AGM Publishing).

Oliver Backhouse with Alan Bunce (AGM Publishing). Image: David St George

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We celebrated the Best Of 2013 winners and the launch of our latest issue (Urbis #77) at the beautiful French Kitchen in Auckland on 4 December 2013.

Scroll through the image gallery above to view the snapshots from the event.


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