Corner Burger

Corner Burger

Review by May-Lee. The rise of the gourmet burger joint has been a happy one.  Aucklanders now have more options available to them than they can shake a peanut butter thick shake at.  Some burgeries focus on simplicity done well whilst others offer all the bells and whistles and then some. So where does Corner Burger […]

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Ngopi

Ngopi

Review by Alexia. We’re not sure how Ngopi Cafe slipped under our radar (maybe because it closes at 8 and is closed on weekends?) but its name came up at a recent Metro Cheap Eats judging meeting from someone who eats an obscene amount of Malaysian, so we thought we had better check it out. […]

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Treasure Kitchen

Treasure Kitchen

Review by Alexia. Treasure Kitchen, great name. And what a treasure it is, in an area of town that so badly needs it. There are a few hidden gems amidst the $2 shops and dodgy takeouts of Henderson’s main street, and Treasure Kitchen possibly shines the brightest. Opened only a few months ago, the chefs […]

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Tiger Burger

Tiger Burger

Review by May-Lee Wong. Food trucks and pop-up restaurants have been transforming Auckland’s dining landscape over the last few years, gracing us with innovative, inventive and affordable food. But sometimes one doesn’t want to have to wait for the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month to eat such food, so happy news it was […]

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Paasha Turkish Kitchen

Paasha Turkish Kitchen

This recent round of judging for Metro magazine’s Cheap Eats special has provided a few pleasant surprises, one of my favourites being the discovery of Paasha in New Lynn. I really struggle to find good Turkish food in Auckland so was delighted to be asked to judge this small unassuming place I had heard so […]

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Nanam Eatery – Revisited

Nanam Eatery – Revisited

When we first visited Nanam last year, it was the highlight of our Cheapeats year.  The fresh flavours, interesting food combinations and generous portions beautifully presented, all at reasonable prices, were memorable.  We were curious to see how things were faring a year on. Colleague May-Lee Wong and another friend joined me for dinner.  We […]

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