Tagged: Asian

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Shaolin Kung Fu Noodles Restaurant

Despite the recent bursts of beautiful weather hinting at summer, the wet weather gods have been defiantly battering us with wind and rain. And so it was that my friend Sigourney and I found ourselves on a cold, wet and rainy day in the heart of Balmoral’s dumpling precinct. But...

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Ramen Takara

A Japanese girlfriend suggested this little gem out in Browns Bay so judging the Cheap Eats special in Metro magazine provided a good excuse to check it out and see if it could be a contender for this year’s Top 100. It certainly was. Having lived in Japan I am...

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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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Coen sushi and donburi restaurant

There are more than enough cafes in Mt Eden Village but it seems that there is room for a new Japanese food restaurant.  One of the cafes recently changed hands and has been transformed into Coen sushi and donburi restaurant. Open in its new guise for only a month or...

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Jolin Shanghai Restaurant

As we enter the international rugby season, punters lucky enough to have tickets to see the game will be heading for the bright lights of Eden Park in their thousands. The restaurants at the city end of Dominion Road are in prime position to feed the hordes before a game,...

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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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