Shaka Bowl Poke

Shaka Bowl Poke

Review by Alexia. Why are there not Poke Shops everywhere in Auckland by now? It’s the perfect summer lunch (or early dinner too in the case of the recently opened Shaka Bowl) and combines the best of Asian flavours and New Zealand ingredients. Okay so it’s actually Hawaiian street food but it works very well […]

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El Sizzling Lomito

El Sizzling Lomito

We’ve always loved  Corradino Anselmi’s El Sizzling Chorizo space at Ponsonby Central so didn’t need to be asked twice to go and check out El Sizzling Lomito, their new sandwich stall at the newly opened K’Road Food Workshop. On reflection, the word “sandwich” seems a slightly inadequate term when describing El Sizzling Lomito’s delights; these […]

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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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