Category: Asian

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Delicious Dishes

When Anna King Shahab (features editor of Taste magazine, Metro Judge and author of blog Eats By Anna)  recommends somewhere to eat, I listen. This lady knows her food. She said Delicious Dishes on Dominion Road had become a favourite for her family) so one night my husband and I decided to...

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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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Yang Xian Sheng Steam Boat

Yang Xian Sheng Steam Boat is one of the many busy Asian restaurants that have sprung up along Dominion Road, conveniently located at the city end, near Countdown, Glengarry’s and many other restaurants. When we visited Yang Xian Sheng for lunch recently we were the only Europeans in the restaurant and no...

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Bombay Chinese

It’s not often I find an Indian place that really takes my fancy, but recently on a story for the Herald, I met Darryl Fernandes and his Bombay Chinese in Three Kings and found something a cut above the regular offerings.  It’s only just a restaurant (three or four tables) but...

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Mumbai Chaat

I was keen to try this new vegetarian Indian restaurant that I discovered in my recent excursions to the Sandringham shops. I love the food of Southern India and in particular the snacks or “chaat” – the restaurant is owned by the Ambani family who immigrated from there. The Sandringham outlet...

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Hansan

It had me at the waterfall. I had driven past Hansan and seen the “weeping glass” waterfall and thought that it was an interesting décor choice for a restaurant. It was only recently that I found out that it offered delicious Vietnamese food at Cheapeats prices. We had friends coming...

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