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Ko’s Dumplings

So who knew that there is a little cluster of Korean-owned shops and restaurants off Lincoln Road? I was on a mission to check out Ko’s Dumplings for another project, and found it amongst a little strip of cafes, shops and other restaurants.  Although the restaurants offer Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese...

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Pho Bien

When I get a cold all I want is Beef Pho. I have happy memories of consuming large amounts of this wonderful Vietnamese soup in Ho Chi Minh City and always use an inflamed throat as reason to indulge. Our nearest outlet for this is Pho Bien in Paramount Drive....

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Ruang Thong Thai 4

Not even sure I should admit to spending a precious no-kids date night on a quick eat-in Thai and grocery shopping at Pak n Save, but there you have it. Fortunately Ruang Thong Thai 4 in Lincoln Road cheered up our dull domestic evening immensely. We really enjoyed the food but as I mentioned the...

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Happy Japanese

As part of a recent judging stint for Metro magazine, I volunteered to check out a Japanese restaurant in Kelston. A place called Happy Japanese sounded like the best idea ever after the day I’d had, but I did nervously wonder if the name was an oversell. Apparently not. Excellent food and super happy service. Happy...

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Thai Peninsula

Considering that Thai Peninsula is a two-minute drive from my house, it’s surprising that it’s taken us this long to review it. However, here we are. While there are eat-in joints in Te Atatu Peninsula, Thai Peninsula is one of the few I would really call a restaurant (although you can eat...

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Soul Thai and Thai Flavour

With the school holidays on there’s been a few lazy cooking days for myself and Lynn. For something different we thought we’d review a couple of our local thai takeouts. With winter approaching it’s always good to know where to go when you need warming food which is not going...

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