The Street Food Collective

The Street Food Collective

The Ponsonby food scene is really cooking!  Finally someone has organised a home for our fabulous food truck operators to park and offer their delicious creations – thanks to the Clarks of Miss Moonshine’s restaurant.  They have created a space opposite their restaurant on Lot 3 which is called The Street Food Collective. You need […]

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Kairali South Indian Restaurant

Kairali South Indian Restaurant

South Indian cuisine is known for its abundant use of spices, coconut and vegetables and we have limited opportunity to enjoy this style in Auckland.  I have always enjoyed the food at the well-known Satya restaurants, so was keen to try the food at Kairali South Indian Restaurant in Royal Oak. The restaurant is located […]

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Crazy Noodle – Revisited

Crazy Noodle – Revisited

A visit to Crazy Noodle at its new location, June, 2015: Our first visit to Crazy Noodle was four years ago in a location tucked off Kent Street in Newmarket.  The building was not unlike a garage and the decor was plain to say the least.  However, it had a bustling trade of  clients.  When […]

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Mr Zhou’s Dumplings – Revisited

Mr Zhou’s Dumplings – Revisited

A visit to the renovated Mr Zhou’s Restaurant, May, 2015: We have been overdue to visit the renovated Mr Zhou’s Dumplings restaurant. I didn’t recognise the revamped layout from the original takeaways fit out.  Instead of the big counter and only a couple of tables,  there are now over 10 tables, nicely spaced, set with […]

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Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

Seems that there is a new Vietnamese restaurant opening up almost every week.  Miss Saigon has opened  in the former premises of the Olympic Cafe and Market Kitchen, behind the Newmarket tepid baths.  The restaurant has several spaces on different levels, and the main change is the upgrading of the back garden room, which can […]

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Lucky Fortune Restaurant – Yum Cha

Lucky Fortune Restaurant – Yum Cha

I am always keen to learn about a new restaurant to enjoy yum cha, so I was intrigued to learn about this restaurant in Three Kings. Three of us went for lunch, including a friend with expert knowledge who just happens to be the aunt of our review contributor May-Lee Wong. My first impressions were […]

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