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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Thai Street

Thai Street

We’ve been meaning to check out Thai Street for a while as it always looks busy and bustling when we pass it. This night was no exception with a steady stream of locals and tourists chatting loudly in the lively, open-fronted restaurant. It’s part of the Wynyard Quarter group of restaurants and after sampling their […]

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Nanam Eatery

Nanam Eatery

“Possibly the best Cheapeats meal we have had,” offered my husband about our dinner at new Filipino restaurant Nanam. If you love fresh flavours, interesting food combinations and generous portions beautifully presented, all at reasonable prices, then book now for dinner at Nanam.  Yes, you will need to reserve.  Word about the fabulous food at […]

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Lucky Buddha Eatery

Lucky Buddha Eatery

Joining the wave of “modern new Asian” food is Fort Street’s Lucky Buddha. The owners and chefs hail from Korea and the Philippines and turn out dishes from around Asia. The fit-out is simple and attractive, with an interesting wood effect on the walls and bar, and seating is at both individual tables and at […]

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Takeaways – Mt Eden Village Fish Shop

Takeaways – Mt Eden Village Fish Shop

We last reviewed the award-winning Mt Eden Village Fish Shop as part of a Rugby World Cup round-up in 2011.  We thought it was past time to revisit this popular takeaway and give it an updated review of its own. One of the wonderful attractions of Mt Eden Village is the many long-serving quality food […]

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