Category: Asian

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Madang

With Lynn in Canada for six months, it was high time for a catch up and we were craving Korean so we thought we’d check out Madang, which replaced the very popular Middle Eastern Café, on Wellesley Street. It was nothing flash interior-wise but warm and welcoming on a rainy...

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Top Cafe Dumpling House

I love a place that knows what it is, and what it does well. And there’s certainly no confusion at Top Café Dumpling House. It’s all about luscious pastry wrapped around juicy fillings, fried till delightfully golden. What’s not to love? There are 11 different types of dumpling, seven of...

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Ngopi

We’re not sure how Ngopi Cafe slipped under our radar (maybe because it closes at 8 and is closed on weekends?) but its name came up at a recent Metro Cheap Eats judging meeting from someone who eats an obscene amount of Malaysian, so we thought we had better check...

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Treasure Kitchen

Treasure Kitchen, great name. And what a treasure it is, in an area of town that so badly needs it. There are a few hidden gems amidst the $2 shops and dodgy takeouts of Henderson’s main street, and Treasure Kitchen possibly shines the brightest. Opened only a few months ago,...

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Tiger Burger

Food trucks and pop-up restaurants have been transforming Auckland’s dining landscape over the last few years, gracing us with innovative, inventive and affordable food. But sometimes you don’t want to have to wait for the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month to eat your new favourite food, so happy...

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Nanam Eatery – Revisited

When we first visited Nanam last year, it was the highlight of our Cheapeats year.  The fresh flavours, interesting food combinations and generous portions beautifully presented, all at reasonable prices, were memorable.  We were curious to see how things were faring a year on. Colleague May-Lee Wong and another friend...

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