Tagged: auckland

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Bombay Chinese

It’s not often I find an Indian place that really takes my fancy, but recently on a story for the Herald, I met Darryl Fernandes and his Bombay Chinese in Three Kings and found something a cut above the regular offerings.  It’s only just a restaurant (three or four tables) but...

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Mumbai Chaat

I was keen to try this new vegetarian Indian restaurant that I discovered in my recent excursions to the Sandringham shops. I love the food of Southern India and in particular the snacks or “chaat” – the restaurant is owned by the Ambani family who immigrated from there. The Sandringham outlet...

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The Dominion

It was a cold and rainy Sunday – the perfect day to take the family for a hearty roast Sunday lunch. So off we went to a restaurant and bar that I must admit to having driven past almost daily but never visited. The Dominion (a former GPK location for...

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New Vietnam Cafe

New Vietnam Café is owned by a Vietnamese person, has a Hong Kong chef and we were served by a Malaysian waiter – a true “Asian melting pot” of staff! We weren’t sure if the food would suffer for it, but our waiter put us onto his recommendations for lunch,...

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Spitting Feathers

I had noticed the advertisement for Spitting Feathers and had to admit that the logo of a cat with a mouthful of feathers intrigued me. The mention of Sunday roast lunch in the ad was all it took for me to take the family there to give it a try....

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