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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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Crust Gourmet Pizza Bar

Crust is a relatively new addition to the Auckland (and Hamilton) pizza scene. It is a member of a company based in Australia and claims to offer”gourmet” pizzas.  We were keen to find something different  – and hopefully better – than the more well-known pizza delivery companies, so we headed to...

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Bok Choy Restaurant

I have driven past Bok Choy on upper Symonds Street many times and have been intrigued by their “healthy eating” signage.  So I brought along my foodie colleague Chrissy and went to try them out one recent lunch time. Bok Choy has created a simple, quick and user-friendly way to enjoy Chinese...

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Big J’s Takeaways

I knew that Big J’s must be something different than your average burger bar when colleague May-Lee Wong mentioned that she wanted to check this place out, too!  Yes, this is a takeaway, but there are a couple of tables available to eat in, so I figured that Big J’s...

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Nol Bu Ne

Review by May-Lee Wong Housed in a rather mystical, retro red pagoda style building on the corner of Wellesley and Lorne Streets, Nol Bu Ne has been serving up good Korean for as long as anyone can remember. I used to frequent its floorboards in my days spent at the...

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Petra Shawarma

A delicious new find for you in Kingsland!  The charming husband and wife team of “Mo” and Dalal opened their simple restaurant/takeaway Petra Shawarma in the heart of the Kingsland shops and pubs just six weeks ago. Although they are Muslim the food is also described as Kashrut Food, which I understand...

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