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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...


Glenfield Night Markets

I’m not a Shore girl so driving into Glenfield on a rainy Sunday night was like entering another world. Someone had suggested we check out the food at the night markets at the local Westfield but as we got deeper in to suburbia I did start to have my doubts...


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...


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...



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...


Dutch Delight

What a lovely surprise this turned out to be!  Tucked into a busy street of shops in the main shopping area of Birkenhead is a little corner of Holland. This is a friendly, homely café run by William and Heidi Van der Veld and their daughter Maureen.  The walls are...

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