May-Lee, Author at Cheap Eats - Auckland - Page 5 of 6

Author: May-Lee

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Ah Ssak

The sloping beginnings of Queen Street is a treasure-trove of cheap and cheerful eateries. If you’re ever in the city late at night, the restaurants that form this distinct block of ethnic cuisines should be your first port of call. Last Saturday I had dinner at Ah Ssak, one of the...

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Sri Pinang Restaurant

It certainly pays to book in advance when it comes to Sri Pinang. Lynn and I took a chance on Sunday and turned up, only to meet the cruel, metallic face of its closed roller door. We took no such chance the second time around and neither should you when...

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Chang Gaow

Chang Gaow is very proud of being named one of Metro’s Top 10 Cheap Eats for 2012, with large banners displaying this achievement in the windows and at its counter. Prior to this Chang Gaow must have been one of Onehunga’s best kept secrets. Good and tasty Thai for, excuse...

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Golden BBQ Noodle House

Over the years I’ve seen my fair share of the good and bad parading as Chinese restaurants, but the one my family and I come back to time and time again is Golden BBQ Noodle House. Situated in Eden Quarter off the strip now as much famed for its Oriental...

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Basque Kitchen and Bar

What often passes for tapas these days is generic finger food with a price tag that is heftier than reasonable. I always look for humble but brilliant plates of flavour when seeking out good tapas and Basque Kitchen and Bar has been putting out some great small plates for a while...

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Siri 7 Taste of Sri Lanka

Review by May-Lee Wong New Zealand and in particular Auckland is a flurry of different cultures, and with those cultures comes a flurry of different foods. We have more than our fair share of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Indian restaurants in our isthmus, but what about some more obscure cuisines?...

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