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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Orleans

Orleans

We have been meaning to write a review about Orleans for a long time.  Both Alexia and I enjoy the vibe, the drinks and snacks there.  So I finally brought my family along to eat a more substantial meal. The entrance to Orleans is tucked off Customs Street East or alternatively through Britomart. You walk […]

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Takeaway – Mi Vietnamese Baguettes

Takeaway – Mi Vietnamese Baguettes

We were hearing great things about a tiny new Vietnamese baguette place tucked away in the CBD, so we used our GPS and sought it out. Mi Vietnamese Baguettes is technically located on Victoria Street West, but really it is located just off Federal Street, opposite the Sky Tower. Alexia and I found it without […]

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Zool Zool

Zool Zool

After an afternoon paddleboarding, we were ravenous so I thought this a good time to check out Mt Eden newcomer Zool Zool. And am very glad we did. Zool Zool a great space with a lively atmosphere and  super-friendly staff. It’s a new venture by Kazuya Yamauchi and Toru Hirae from Kazuya and Soi with […]

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Cepage Wine Bar

Cepage Wine Bar

Cepage is a French wine bar created by the same owners of the Black Hoof restaurant which specialises in Spanish food.  While Black Hoof is a restaurant and bar, Cepage is promoted as a wine bar which offers French cheese and simple meals to accompany the wine. The setting is perfect – in Vulcan lane […]

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