May-Lee, Author at Cheap Eats - Auckland - Page 3 of 6

Author: May-Lee

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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...

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Kiss Kiss

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...

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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...

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B & D Restaurant

B&D Restaurant is a bit of an anomaly. It challenges a number of beliefs held about cheap (but rarely cheerful) Chinese restaurants. Located in Eden Quarter, B&D Restaurant is a twee square of a shop where a rare effort has been made to create some sense of ambience through the...

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Bun Hut

The humble bun is a delicious commodity, which, up until recently, had been unfortunately overlooked in this age of Dominion Road dumpling wars. Situated in between dumpling heavy weights Barilla and New Flavour lies Bun Hut, an unsuspecting looking shop that offers something that the others lack: buns. Not quite...

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Chop Chop Noodle House & Whiskey Bar

Now normally I wouldn’t touch Asian food that’s been mucked about with so as to be termed ‘fusion,’ but Moochowchow changed all of that for me. Some people, like Che Barrington, know what they’re doing when it comes to the mixing of Eastern and Western cuisines. The fusion masterminds behind...

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