Category: Central Auckland

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Shaolin Kung Fu Noodle

We’ve long been fans of Shaolin Kung Fu on Dominion Road and since we often get people asking for restaurants outside of the CBD we were only too happy to check out their Albany location. It’s in the middle of a strip mall, hidden behind Massey University, on Albany highway...

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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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Shaka Bowl Poke

Why are there not Poke Shops everywhere in Auckland by now? It’s the perfect summer lunch (or early dinner too in the case of the recently opened Shaka Bowl) and combines the best of Asian flavours and New Zealand ingredients. Okay so it’s actually Hawaiian street food but it works...

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El Sizzling Lomito

We’ve always loved  Corradino Anselmi’s El Sizzling Chorizo space at Ponsonby Central so didn’t need to be asked twice to go and check out El Sizzling Lomito, their new sandwich stall at the newly opened K’Road Food Workshop. On reflection, the word “sandwich” seems a slightly inadequate term when describing...

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Corner Burger

The rise of the gourmet burger joint has been a happy one.  Aucklanders now have more options available to them than they can shake a peanut butter thick shake at.  Some burgeries focus on simplicity done well whilst others offer all the bells and whistles and then some. So where does...

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