Tagged: Asian

Japanese Sashimi Bar Ajimi 0

Japanese Sashimi Bar Ajimi

Excellent Japanese food in the heart of Onehunga…. We came here because: we wanted to expand our Japanese izakaya repetoire. Nishiki will always hold a special place in our hearts but we had heard Japanese Sashimi Bar Ajimi was putting out some spectacular looking sashimi platters. Plus the parking in Onehunga is...

Bo’s Dumpling 0

Bo’s Dumpling

We came here because: We wanted to check out Morningside’s new food precinct   The décor was: Not really décor as it was a kind of laneway where customers from several outlets could sit. Cool stylised graffiti adorned the ‘alley’ wall and Bo’s itself had gone for a really authentic...

Dumplings with Wings 0

Dumplings with Wings

An international range of dumplings at Dumplings on Wings… We came here because: We wanted a change of dumpling scenery. Sometimes we crave dumplings that are a little more high brow, and swing away from the usual options of pork and cabbage or pork and chives. The décor was: Basic,...

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Best Banh Mi in Auckland

Banh mi is one of the few beautiful things to come out of an unhappy arranged marriage between Vietnam and colonialist France. The French brought their baguettes, liver pate and mayonnaise, and the Vietnamese their pickles, fresh herbs, and chilli. Fast-forward 130 years and you will find banh mi everywhere...

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Sunny Town

We came here because: We had heard there was a new Chinese restaurant that didn’t look anything like a Chinese restaurant, and were curious. The décor was: Japanese-Zen. It is all the rage in China at the moment for new eateries to emulate the calming, minimalistic aesthetic of Japan. Think...

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Belly Worship

Belly Worship is the new kid on the block in Dominion Road’s Chinatown. Not long ago I was reviewing a Chongqing-style noodle bar in the same spot that has since gone bust. Will Belly Worship stay for the long haul? It is certainly offering something none of its neighbours are....

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