Tagged: auckland

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Covo

I had visited Covo for special morning coffees as part of our Finding Flavour Italian Food Tours, so I thought I would check them out for dinner.  I had heard that Japanese Chef  Chihiro was more Italian than the Italians who worked there.  He speaks Italian and has trained in...

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Gyoza King

The city end of Newmarket has a wealth of cheap eats and we were struggling to choose when we stumbled on an bright newish-looking Japanese eatery. Turns out it’s a combination of our favourite sushi place (Bien) and the now-closed Gyoza King from Ponsonby road. It’s only been open three...

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Bi Won Korean BBQ

Discovering out of the way places like Bi Won are the reason we do this site. We happened to be on the Shore and had no idea where to go so took our chances on Link Drive. Luckily we stumbled across a lively and very full Korean BBQ restaurant, especially...

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Saigon BBQ

I first met the lovely Lam family when they opened Banh Mi Bale restaurant on Dominion Road.  They introduced me to their delicious Vietnamese sandwiches (true fusion food) and other Vietnamese cooking.  Then we lost them to the Auckland CBD, where they relocated to Lorne Street. A return visit was...

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Le Garde-Manger

Springtime in Paris – no, autumn in Auckland – yes.  Feeling in the mood for some French food, we went for lunch on a sunny autumn day. Actually, this was my second visit. This place is a cheap eat by day but slightly over the threshold at night. This review...

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Master Chinese Restaurant

Cruising the strip of shops on Queen’s Road in Panmure you would have no idea just how many good cheap places there are to eat. It’s not exactly a glamorous high street. We were really stuck for which one to choose with several Malaysian and some excellent Chinese on offer....

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