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Piko Cafe

Foodie friend Sarah Lee suggested that we check out the Piko Café at the AUT School of Hospitality, and after enjoying an amazing special Cuisine event meal at the AUT fine dining room earlier this year, I resolved to make a return visit. Both the Piko Café and its fine...

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Santhiya’s

This has to be one of our personal favourites when it comes to Cheap Eats and it was great to have an excuse to go to Santhiya’s in the name of research for the site. Unfortunately this is not a Cheap Eat with great atmosphere. The place is pretty stark....

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Thai Yum Food Hut

Have we discovered the best Thai food on the North Shore?  Quite possibly. Fate was smiling on us when we bumped into a friend in Birkenhead and asked her where to go for lunch. She pointed us in the direction of Thai Yum. “It’s small but has great food”. She...

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Chand

Being Indian it’s pretty hard to review an Indian restaurant, because let’s face it, it’s never going to taste like Mum makes. But we did give it a go at Chand in Rothesay Bay and were pleasantly surprised. It’s a really lovely space considering its location in a fairly ordinary...

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Mexican Specialities

This homelike Mexican restaurant run by friendly husband and wife team Jose Carlos de la Macorra and Maria Batiz has a cult following. We are not sure if we want more people to know about this treasure…it is busy enough as it is!  However, we are committed to sharing our...

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El Faro

It is a treat to visit a well-priced restaurant that also has real atmosphere. The historic Elliott Stables complex is the perfect setting for the European food outlets there, and you can take your pick of the central seating area or sitting inside the small restaurants themselves. El Faro is...

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