Oaken

Oaken

The mark of a great new eatery is one that reinvents the wheel, in some way. Don’t get me wrong, wheels are great; but there is nothing more satisfying than being thrilled by the unexpected. Eggs are everyone’s favourite breakfast food. With a golden yellow yolk in the middle and a malleable white that can […]

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Kiss Kiss

Kiss Kiss

Review by May-Lee Wong. There’s a new restaurant that’s just opened on the Rocklands Avenue block and they’ve got their pink light turned on. Kiss Kiss, the latest venture by the team behind L’Oeuf and Chinoiserie shares her sisters’ winning formula that takes their spin on Asian food (this time from the land of smiles) […]

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PappaRich Malaysian Delights

PappaRich Malaysian Delights

Review by May-Lee Wong. Yesterday a friend asked me to sum up my recent experience of PappaRich, a newly imported Malaysian restaurant chain that has set up its first restaurant in the Sky World (formerly SkyCity Metro) building on Queen Street. This made me recall a recent article in the New Zealand Herald describing PappaRich […]

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Mamarich Cafe Malaysian Food

Mamarich Cafe Malaysian Food

You’ve probably heard of Pappa Rich by now, it’s constantly bustling at its current location in the IMAX centre on Queen Street, with more branches planned for this year and next (May-Lee will be writing it up very soon) But have you heard of Mamarich? It’s tucked away in an office building on the corner of Greenlane West […]

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Cheap Eats Bar Food: Underpass

Cheap Eats Bar Food: Underpass

Just a quick post this week rather than an in-depth review. Last night we went to the opening of Underpass, a new bar down the bottom of town, and it struck me that it’s not a bad place for some drinks and better-than-average bar food to go with it. On the drinks front they had […]

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That’s Amore

That’s Amore

Review by May-Lee Wong. Last Saturday after a sunny jaunt on Waiheke Island four women found themselves enjoying a little slice of Napoli for dinner. I was new to That’s Amore, a Neapolitan pizzeria tucked away down a faux-marble corridor at the base of the Metropolis building. The friends who had brought me along had […]

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