Pok Pok

Pok Pok

These are the reviews I hate writing. On one hand you want to tell everyone about the great place you’ve just found and on the other hand you want to keep it secret. A friend and I went to check out Pok Pok on a Tuesday night. It was surprisingly busy for a restaurant that has […]

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Thanya Thai Restaurant (formerly Jungle Flavor)

Thanya Thai Restaurant (formerly Jungle Flavor)

Thanya Thai restaurant is the new name given by the new owners of the Thai restaurant formerly known as Jungle Flavor.  The first time we ate food from Thanya Thai for this review, I forgot to take a photo, so there was nothing to do but go and enjoy their food again.  And it was no […]

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Aydin’s Portuguese Grilled Chicken

Aydin’s Portuguese Grilled Chicken

Always on the search for somewhere we can take the children where we will enjoy the food too, Aydin’s held a lot of promise. A bit like a non-chain Nando’s , the staff were super-accommodating and extremely friendly and it had a lovely vibe. Great start. It had a pretty contemporary and inviting  - albeit […]

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Squid Row

Squid Row

A catch up with a friend gave me a chance to check out what had been done at Squid Row since the new management had taken over. The surfie paraphernalia is no more and it has a fresher contemporary look with some lovely pops of bright colour. A great light, bright, cheerful place for a […]

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Chop Chop Noodle House & Whiskey Bar

Chop Chop Noodle House & Whiskey Bar

Now normally I wouldn’t touch Asian food that’s been mucked about with so as to be termed ‘fusion,’ but Moochowchow changed all of that for me. Some people, like Che Barrington, know what they’re doing when it comes to the mixing of Eastern and Western cuisines. The fusion masterminds behind Moo not long ago opened […]

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Spice Garden Indian and Thai Restaurant

Spice Garden Indian and Thai Restaurant

The Parnell end of Quay Street is one of the last places you might think of when looking for decent food. But although characterised by large chain fast food joints, the shops at number 8 Quay Street are the unexpected home of a restaurant which serves up an equally unexpected pairing of Indian and Thai […]

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