Category: Japanese

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Acho’s

As usual it was a fast and furious few weeks of judging for Metro’s Cheap Eats and we discovered a few great spots we hadn’t visited before. One of these was Achos in St Kevin’s Arcade, a funky little Japanese joint with its chairs in the centre of this beautiful...

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Tanpopo Ramen

I believe ramen is one of the best cures for pretty much anything, a cold, a heartache and especially good for a gross rainy night. On one drizzly cold night we went to one of our favourite ramen places downtown, Tanpopo Ramen. When you walk in the staff yell ‘irasshaimase’ across...

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Ramen Takara Ponsonby

Ramen seemed like just the ticket on a cold stormy Auckland night and the perfect comfort after risking life and limb driving through Ponsonby in torrential downpour. We are huge fans of Ramen Takara in Browns Bay so were keen to check out the Ponsonby branch. It was a light,...

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Zool Zool

After an afternoon paddleboarding, we were ravenous so I thought this a good time to check out Mt Eden newcomer Zool Zool. And am very glad we did. Zool Zool a great space with a lively atmosphere and  super-friendly staff. It’s a new venture by Kazuya Yamauchi and Toru Hirae...

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Ramen Takara

A Japanese girlfriend suggested this little gem out in Browns Bay so judging the Cheap Eats special in Metro magazine provided a good excuse to check it out and see if it could be a contender for this year’s Top 100. It certainly was. Having lived in Japan I am...

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