Monthly Archives: May 2014

Where to Eat in Hanoi

Just like other Asian cites, Hanoi, Vietnam offers a wide variety of food for those who visit it.  There are a lot of street stalls where you dine on these flimsy plastic stools and tables.   It seems that each … Continue reading

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The Batch Cafe

What better way to leave a city is to have brunch at a local cafe.   We decided to go to The Batch Cafe, which won the supreme award and best cafe from the Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence 2013.  The Batch … Continue reading

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Elegance at 148

After doing some quick searches on the internet, I found Elegance at 148 as one of the better restaurants in Invercargill providing an intimate dining experience.

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Fowler’s Oysters – Best Fish and Chips in Southland

Wow, who would have thought, coming back from the Bluff Oyster Festival which was was wash out this year (2014), due to heavy rain and extremely strong winds causing the tents to blow out and then being stuck on the … Continue reading

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Bluff Oyster Festival 2014

Bluff Oyster Festival 2014 is what I had been looking forward to for the past month, as I am a huge Bluff oyster lover.  Last year I had downed more than 6 dozens and this year only a dozen.   And … Continue reading

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Try It Out

Try It Out is a Vietnamese restaurant recommended to me by my cousin who frequents this place often, as I was in search for some cheap authentic Vietnamese food to satisfy my Vietnamese cravings since coming back from Vietnam during the … Continue reading

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Cereal Killa

Everytime I drive along Dominion Road to satisfy my cheap Asian eats hunger , I always wondered how good the food would be at Cereal Killa.  The name sounds very interesting and  tells me they do not serve cereal.

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Grand Park

Looking for another decent dim sum restaurant in Auckland, as I we always tend to go to Sun World.   Asking a few of my Chinese friends who live in Auckland to suggest some other dim sum restaurants that is … Continue reading

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Sun World

Sun World is one of my favourite yum cha places in Auckland (I must not say this too loud, as I have a cousin who owns a Chinese restaurant that also does dim sum, which I do not rate). To … Continue reading

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Mamak

We decided to come since we were on a Malaysian roll, after reading rave reviews for Mamak’s in Chancery Lane in Auckland especially their roti chennai. we decided to give this place a try to see if it actually is … Continue reading

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