Category: Chinese

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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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Xi’an Food Bar

As part of a frenzy of eating for the Metro Magazine Cheap Eats special we paid a visit to Xi’an Food Bar in the city. We had heard good things. No sense in wasting a paragraph on the décor or ambience as there really was none to speak of –...

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Ko’s Dumplings

So who knew that there is a little cluster of Korean-owned shops and restaurants off Lincoln Road? I was on a mission to check out Ko’s Dumplings for another project, and found it amongst a little strip of cafes, shops and other restaurants.  Although the restaurants offer Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese...

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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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Bok Choy Restaurant

I have driven past Bok Choy on upper Symonds Street many times and have been intrigued by their “healthy eating” signage.  So I brought along my foodie colleague Chrissy and went to try them out one recent lunch time. Bok Choy has created a simple, quick and user-friendly way to enjoy Chinese...

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New Flavour Restaurant

New Flavour is one of the “go to’s” of Dominion Road Chinese restaurants, but some how I had missed it in my Cheapeats expeditions. We first went on a Tuesday evening – and managed to hit the one night of the week that New Flavour is closed!  Better luck on the...

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