Dragonfired

Dragonfired

We first reviewed Dragonfired in 2011, so thought it was high time we went back for a visit – Update Review, February, 2016: Waiheke Island doesn’t have a lot of evening Cheapeats options, so thank goodness that the delicious food at Dragonfired at Little Oneroa is now also offered at a new second location at […]

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Indochine Kitchen

Indochine Kitchen

Review by May-Lee. Dinner from the barbie is the epitome of Kiwi summer, and with the recent scorching heat we’ve been having Lynn and I thought, why break with tradition? So last Monday night we found ourselves at Indochine Kitchen with a cocktail (Hanoi Twist $12) or in my case a Vietnamese coffee ($4) in […]

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The Brewers Co-operative

The Brewers Co-operative

Being married to craft beer nerd means checking out a lot of brew pubs and I was pleased to see this one had food within our Cheap Eats Budget. The Brewers Co-operative has 20 taps with revolving brands and types of beer so the husband was pleased and I loved the idea of a short, […]

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Ralph’s Bar and Eatery

Ralph’s Bar and Eatery

Interesting how some food clusters happen – the corner of Dominion Road and Valley/Walters Roads has become burger central.  Murder Burger, Burger Fuel and Wendy’s have been joined by Ralph’s Bar and Eatery. Although the menu at Ralph’s offers way more than burgers, they are definitely a highlight on the menu. Ralph’s is located in […]

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Bikanervala Henderson branch

Bikanervala Henderson branch

It’s always so very exciting when a new eatery opens in West Auckland. Things are getting better but this part of Auckland is still a little bit shy on ethnic diversity in restaurants and cafes. We have been to Bikanervala (a big Indian chain that has come to New Zealand) before in White Swan Road but […]

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Brothers Juke Joint BBQ

Brothers Juke Joint BBQ

Another great new food experience in Mt Eden! Recently we enjoyed the fresh and zingy flavours of Vietnamese food at Sen Vietnamese Kitchen and Bar on Normanby Road, and now we have discovered the rich and flavourful American BBQ food on offer at Brothers Juke Joint BBQ on nearby Akiraho Street. Tucked away just off […]

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