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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...


PappaRich Malaysian Delights

Review by May-Lee Wong. Yesterday a friend asked me to sum up my recent experience of PappaRich, a newly imported Malaysian restaurant chain that has set up its first restaurant in the Sky World (formerly SkyCity Metro) building on Queen Street. This made me recall a recent article in the...


Cheap Eats Bar Food: Underpass

Just a quick post this week rather than an in-depth review. Last night we went to the opening of Underpass, a new bar down the bottom of town, and it struck me that it’s not a bad place for some drinks and better-than-average bar food to go with it. On...


That’s Amore

Review by May-Lee Wong. Last Saturday after a sunny jaunt on Waiheke Island four women found themselves enjoying a little slice of Napoli for dinner. I was new to That’s Amore, a Neapolitan pizzeria tucked away down a faux-marble corridor at the base of the Metropolis building. The friends who...


Andy’s Burgers and Bar

There have been some mixed thoughts circulating on Andy’s Burgers and Bar and it seems different reviewers have had really different experiences, depending on when they went. I’m happy to report on the day we visited, everything was great and we would happily go back again. We love places where...


Indochine Kitchen

Review by May-Lee. Dinner from the barbie is the epitome of Kiwi summer, and with the recent scorching heat we’ve been having Lynn and I thought, why break with tradition? So last Monday night we found ourselves at Indochine Kitchen with a cocktail (Hanoi Twist $12) or in my case...

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