Author: May-Lee

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Shaolin Kung Fu Noodles Restaurant

Despite the recent bursts of beautiful weather hinting at summer, the wet weather gods have been defiantly battering us with wind and rain. And so it was that my friend Sigourney and I found ourselves on a cold, wet and rainy day in the heart of Balmoral’s dumpling precinct. But...

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Late Night Diner

After visiting Late Night Diner on Ponsonby Road for supper recently, I have developed a taste for red lights and dimly lit alleyways. Late Night Diner has proven to be an exciting development for Auckland’s after-hours dining scene, where previously the offerings were few and the calibre poor. Stepping into...

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The Lucky Taco

Recently, a number of food trucks have been seen propping up their awnings kerbside and in car parks around Auckland, and one has even opened its own garage. Last Friday I visited the latest addition to this new breed of brisk dining, The Lucky Taco, parked up in its usual...

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Kati Grill

Most of us are all too familiar with the often mediocre and occasionally good kebab that herald from the Middle East, yet few of us have been acquainted with the kati roll, India’s answer to this much loved (and hated) street food. If Dominion Road is the place to go...

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Jolin Shanghai Restaurant

As we enter the international rugby season, punters lucky enough to have tickets to see the game will be heading for the bright lights of Eden Park in their thousands. The restaurants at the city end of Dominion Road are in prime position to feed the hordes before a game,...

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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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