Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie may only have been open a short while,  but word has spread throughout the foodie world about this outstanding new “on trend” casual bar and eatery with a Taiwanese twist. Located in suburban Mt Albert, Chinoiserie is the creation of the team from L’Oeuf which is located next door.  Chinoiserie describes itself as a […]

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Uncle Man’s

Uncle Man’s

Having just come back from a media famil in KL where I ate myself stupid, I was desperate for some Nasi Lemak and had heard of a newish place called Uncle Man’s on K-Road. How can you resist a place with that name? After a quick cheeky drink at the newly opened Apero across the […]

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Hog Heaven

Hog Heaven

Every once in awhile along comes a restaurant that does one thing well. Put simply, Hog Heaven is the place to go for smoked meat meals.  Billing itself as a Louisiana Smokehouse, I can attest that they offer lots of smoked meats – pork, beef brisket, beef cheek, and even turkey drumsticks! I visited Hog […]

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Peasant Asian Restaurant

Peasant Asian Restaurant

Review by May-Lee Wong. Our city is littered with pretty good but not particularly impressive Vietnamese restaurants. They all seem to serve the same tasty but generic pho (which resembles in no way the noodle soup of the same name in Vietnam), crispy spring rolls with a sweet and sour dipping sauce, and lemongrass chicken. […]

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Everybody’s  – Bar Snacks

Everybody’s – Bar Snacks

Cheapeats colleague Alexia, food journalist Anna King Shahab and I went out recently to check out good places to have a drink and a bite to eat. We loved our finds at both Everybody’s and at Orleans and just have to share them with you. Perfect for a casual evening with a friend or a […]

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Boy and Bird

Boy and Bird

It was an evening of hits and misses. The first miss came when we discovered there was no formal system to handle customers waiting for a table, as the chicken (and as we discovered later, the other things as well) proved so popular that every table had been taken. “Come back in 30 minutes, but […]

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