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Boy and Bird

It was an evening of hits and misses. The first miss came when we discovered there was no formal system to handle customers waiting for a table, as the chicken (and as we discovered later, the other things as well) proved so popular that every table had been taken. “Come...

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Fishsmith

It’s probably pushing it slightly to call Fishsmith an eat-in situation but there are four chairs in the window and we did in fact eat there, so if the planets align timing-wise it’s possible. This recently revamped chippie is so much more than your normal takeout joint. In fact, for...

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Conch Kitchen and Bar

One of the great things about being a guest judge for the Metro Top 100 Cheapeats awards (both Alexia and I are involved) is getting out to places that you never knew qualified as a Cheapeats restaurant. I had heard about Conch on Ponsonby Road.  I knew that it had...

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Burger Burger

Burger Burger is getting rave reviews and packing in the punters, and for good reason.  This latest addition to  Ponsonby Central is offering burgers worth crossing town for. I visited one weekday lunchtime and the restaurant was packed, with not one seat to spare.  Just as well that I was...

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Late Night Diner

After visiting Late Night Diner on Ponsonby Road for supper recently, I have developed a taste for red lights and dimly lit alleyways. Late Night Diner has proven to be an exciting development for Auckland’s after-hours dining scene, where previously the offerings were few and the calibre poor. Stepping into...

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The Lucky Taco

Recently, a number of food trucks have been seen propping up their awnings kerbside and in car parks around Auckland, and one has even opened its own garage. Last Friday I visited the latest addition to this new breed of brisk dining, The Lucky Taco, parked up in its usual...

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