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www.times.co.nz Howick and Botany Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2013 — 17 BUY TICKETS AT HOYTS.CO.NZ NZ THU-WED 11:00, 2:30, 6:00PM THU-WED 9:20PM WED 8:50PM SAT-SUN 12:20PM, WED 12:20PM THU-FRI 6:00, 9:10PM SAT-SUN 2:30, 6:00, 9:10PM MON 6:00, 9:10PM, TUE 6:00, 8:50PM WED 2:30, 6:00PM WED 1:00, 9:10PM THU-TUE 9:30PM TUE-WED 6:30PM WED 6:20PM THU-FRI 6:30PM, SAT -SUN 12:50, 3:20, 6:30PM MON 6:30PM, WED 3:50PM THU-FRI 6:15, 9:20PM SAT-SUN 3:00, 6:15, 9:20PM MON-TUE 6:15, 9:20PM, WED 3:00, 9:20PM THU-FRI 3:00, 5:40, 8:30PM SAT 3:00, 9:00PM, SUN 3:00, 9:10PM MON-TUE 3:00, 5:40, 8:30PM, WED 2:40, 8:50PM THU-SUN 10:10AM, WED 10:10AM THU-FRI 10:00AM SAT-SUN 10:00AM, WED 10:00AM GENERAL ADMISSION THU-WED 12:20, 3:10, 6:00PM THU-MON 9:10PM, TUE 8:50PM, WED 9:20PM WED 1:00, 5:50, 9:10PM THU 12:05, 9:30PM, FRI 3:20, 9:30PM SAT-SUN 12:10, 9:30PM, MON-TUE 12:05, 9:30PM TUE-WED 6:30PM THU 2:30, 5:50, 8:45PM FRI 12:00, 5:50PM, SAT 2:40, 4:30PM SUN 2:40, 8:40PM MON-TUE 11:40, 2:30, 5:50, 8:40PM, WED 8:20PM THU-FRI 11:40, 2:50, 6:10, 9:10PM SAT 11:30, 1:20, 5:50, 8:50PM SUN 11:30, 3:30, 5:50, 8:50PM MON-TUE 11:30, 2:50, 6:10, 9:10PM WED 11:30, 2:50, 5:40, 8:50PM WED 12:40, 3:40, 6:10PM THU-TUE 10:00AM, WED 10:30AM THU-SAT 10:50AM SUN 1:10PM, MON-TUE 10:50AM THU-FRI 9:00PM SAT 8:50PM, MON-TUE 9:00PM THU-FRI 10:20, 12:30PM, SAT 10:40AM SUN 10:20, 12:40PM, MON-TUE 10:00AM WED 11:20, 1:30PM THU-SAT 1:10, 3:40, 6:20PM SUN 10:40, 2:50, 6:10PM MON-TUE 1:10, 3:40, 6:20PM WED 1:20, 3:50, 6:20PM THU-SUN 12:50, 3:20, 6:30PM MON 10:10, 12:50, 3:20, 6:30PM TUE 10:10, 12:50, 3:20PM WED 10:20, 3:50, 8:45PM THU 8:50PM, FRI 8:45PM, SAT 8:40PM SUN 8:45PM, MON-TUE 8:50PM, WED 8:40PM THU-SUN 10:30AM, WED 11:00AM THU-TUE 11:50, 3:00, 6:15PM WED 11:50, 3:00, 6:10PM 1 ADULT TICKET FOR $9.50 1 ADULT TICKET FOR $9.50 Present this voucher and receive 1 Adult Ticket for $9.50 Present this voucher and receive 1 Adult Ticket for $9.50 122132-V11120481 103091-V51 120485 Helen Perry 271 8036 or email@example.com Tell me about it. The Times welcomes dining, wining and entertainment news – Has your restaurant/venue undergone a change? Do you have a special event coming up? Have you launched a special price or menu? By Natalie Tan Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Well, Snow White may be fair, but equally fair and far more satisfying and real than a fairytale princess is a “froyo” from White’s & Co in Britomart. For those unacquainted with the term froyo, it’s a blend of two sim- ple yet wonderful words: frozen yoghurt. However, White’s & Co. is not the only one that can lay claim to the froyo tango. Becoming something of a phe- nomenon of late, frozen yoghurt is also available at the bright and peppy KiwiYo in Botany; ice-cream parlours such as New Zealand Natural, and at supermarkets from brand names such as Cone Kings, Piako, and even Tip Top. However, i am told frozen yoghurt was trendy back in the ‘80s, and that today’s version must just be a rehashed memento of a bygone era – oh, to have lived then! Although my first encounter with froyo was more than seven years ago, the memory remains fresh in my mind. i was in South Korea – where quirky dessert parlours and eater- ies with trendy decor are com- monplace – and the locals insisted on taking me to a venue called red Mango. Finding the concept of choosing from a smorgasbord of toppings for a tangy, sweet and creamy swirl of frozen yoghurt seemed utterly deli- cious, i was instantly smitten. red Mango wasn’t the only one – there was iceberry, Pinkberry, and a cornucopia of others which had cottoned on to the craze that later took America by storm. When i dolefully returned to New Zealand, red Mango was some- thing i enthused about at every opportunity and commiserated with Koreans over its absence. Then, a couple of years later, while at university, i made the most wondrous discovery! The cure for cancer it was not, but it was cer- tainly one for froyo-sickness. it came in the form of Yogoberry, a little store tuckedaway in an arcade that con- nects Queen St and Welles- ley Street West in the CBD. Similar in appearance to red Mango, and offering the familiar, silky smooth yoghurt and colour- ful toppings, i thought i had struck gold – until now. Fast forward several years later to 2012; the yoghurt craze has finally hit Auckland with Yogoberry, KiwiYo and Yoghurt Story all featuring prominently. But right at the top of the froyo pops is none other than White’s & Co.; all other purveyors hold not even a flicker of a candle to its per- fection. Housed in a kiosk with some al fresco seating in the swanky dis- trict of Atrium on Takutai, White’s & Co. is not just gold; it’s white gold! Self-titled, the Merchants of Freezery, White’s & Co. sources yoghurt from gourmet yoghurt company, The Collective, freezing it into the freshest, creamiest soft- serve yoghurt imaginable – not the common icy variety which is the norm at many other froyo places. imbued with flavours such as vanilla, chocolate, berry or mango (flavours can be combined in a twist) the yoghurt of choice can then be topped up with Willy Wonk-derful accompaniments such as biscuit pearls (my favourite so far), candy floss (looks like silky golden locks, but tastes divine), cookies, nuts brownies, rhubarb compote, fruit, toasted coconut marshmal- lows, choc- olate-coated poppingcandy, and a whole range of syrups and curds that is enough to drive any des- sert fiend insane with desire! Yoghurt- holics will love White’s & Co., as will ice cream and gelato fans – no complaints even from the most religious of ice cream devotees, rather, satisfied grunts of ‘mmm, this is good’. For me, it sure beats travelling all the way back to Korea for a decent froyo! White’s froyo delight Dining and Leisure with Helen Perry Above: mango with biscuit pearls and candy floss. Below: mango and berry yoghurt twist with toasted coconut marshmallow and brownie.
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