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Morepork BBQ Restaurant (Kumeu, New Zealand)

After moving here in North West Auckland one of the places we miss are North Shores many restaurants. We were quite spoiled with the choices we had when we were still living there. There are at least three to four options for cuisines like Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Vietnamese,...

Sneaky Snacky (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

In the age where MSG is stigmatised, where most restaurants place a label outside their premises that says “We don’t use MSG“, there is one place here in Auckland that is adverting this boldly on their menu board, these are the brave guys in Sneaky Snaky. For me I don’t...

It’s True, Some Desserts Are Better Than Sex!

It’s True, Some Desserts Are Better Than Sex! Have you ever had a slice of cheesecake that brought you to the edge of ecstasy? Did a tiramisu taste so good that you started to see stars in front of your eyes? Were there moments during the eating of that ice...

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes

Slow Cooker Neck Bones and Potatoes is a simple dish of meaty fall of the bone pork and potatoes cooked in gravy over slow cooker. I had seen this recipe over the telly, but I can’t remember which show, what I do remember is I had saved the cooking procedure...

MexiConsin (Henderson, Waitakere, New Zealand)

MexiConsin, yup there is such a thing, I did not know that either until I visited this place. At first, I was confused because we thought we went into a Burger Wisconsin but upon entering it looks like a Mexicali Fresh restaurant, so where are we actually? Welcome to MexiConsin,...

Smashed Burger 1

Smashed Burger

Smashed Burger is a process of preparing hamburger patties by cooking loosely packed beef mince ball into a very hot skillet by pressing it flat with a spatula as it cooks causing a Maillard reaction. So what is the difference between a normal burger with a smashed burger? Well it’s...

Dr Rudis (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Dr Rudis (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

It was a long time for me to try this place out because I had several attempts going in here but most of them were cancelled due to another appointment and the last time before this post, we did not get admitted by the bouncers because were wearing shorts, but...

Mamas Donuts (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

Mamas Donuts (North Shore City, New Zealand)

We are getting more and more donut options in Auckland, one of those recent ones is from our review for today Mamas Donuts.  While this place opened a while back, probably around 6 months ago we just tried it now, why? Because of our time constraints, during the Holiday season...

Taco Bell (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand) 2

Taco Bell (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand)

Yes you are seeing it right, we are reviewing Taco Bell, while it can be so normal for Americans in New Zealand this is something special because we never had a Taco Bell up until last November 2019.  New Zealand is far from everyone, we don’t have a big population...

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta 1

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta is a type of pasta prepared with Chicken and Mushrooms on a creamy sauce on penne topped with quick melting cheese I am pretty sure this dish is not Italian, first because the pasta is not cooked al dente and it uses a type of...