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Bubble Tea Cafe

We were on the shopping mission from hell and at around 7.30pm our weary feet needed resting so we took a break from the crowds at Westfield and went in search of food. We stumbled across Bubble Tea Cafe and decided to give it a try despite not really knowing what the...

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Food is a huge part of our jobs and because of this we’ve become encyclopedias of places to eat in Auckland. There’s a lot of information on high-end restaurants but not a great deal on cheap and cheerful places. So just for you we’ve decided to go to one each week...

Sam Woo Vietnamese Cafe 1

Sam Woo Vietnamese Cafe

This is not the café to go to for atmosphere, unless you are into cavernous, bus terminal-like spaces.  This IS the café to go to if you are into good Vietnamese and Asian food.  Located near the Courthouse in Otahuhu, it gets a brisk trade from all the workers and...


Water Drop Vegetarian Café, Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple

Water Drop is a day-time restaurant but definitely worth listing on Cheapeats.  One of our friends suggested we visit the temple and we are so glad that we did.  It has been some time since we were last out this way, and the development is amazing.  You will not miss...


China Restaurant and Bar

A friend who knows about good yum char advised that the best yum char restaurants were run by people from the south of China.  So it was that we found ourselves at China Restaurant. It was a busy Sunday lunchtime and we had made reservations, but the tables turn so...



It was while writing a ‘Weekend out West’ for the Herald Weekend supplement that we discovered Dantes and it has ruined us for life! Everything now pales in comparison. We don’t feature a lot of takeouts but this one is worth a mention for so many reasons. For the fact...

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