Chinese

Wang Wang Pancake (Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand)

Sometimes, it’s the hidden gems that surprise us the most. My wife stumbled upon a video online that led us to a culinary adventure down Dominion Road, guiding us to a modest little place that goes by the name Wang Wang Pancake. Let me tell you, it was a discovery...

Mad Pot (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Exploring new eating spots is always an exciting endeavour, especially when they turn out to be hidden gems like Mad Pot, or as the locals fondly refer to it, Yang Guo Fu. Our team’s North Shore office days are a bit of a treat – not just for the change...

Dragon Den Hot Pot (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

There’s something truly magical about the experience of a hot pot meal – the sizzle of fresh ingredients meeting the simmering broth, the camaraderie shared around a steaming pot, and the burst of flavours that evolve with every dip. A recent culinary escapade led me to Dragon Den Hot Pot...

Chinese Cuisine (Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand)

Nestled in the heart of Epsom, Auckland, the unassumingly named “Chinese Cuisine” is a testament to generations of culinary expertise. Transitioning from its legendary stall in Mercury Lane K’rd to its current home over a year ago, this restaurant radiates a familiar warmth that’s hard to forget. A Taste of...

Momo Tea Albany (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Momo Tea in Albany: A Trip Down Memory Lane with Mixed Reviews. Momo Tea in Albany holds a special place in the hearts of many, being one of the pioneers of bubble tea shops in Auckland, New Zealand. However, as time has passed and new competitors have emerged, the once...

Lucky 8 Ponsonby

As someone who loves to try out new restaurants and cuisines, I was thrilled when my daughter surprised me and my wife with a visit to Lucky 8, an Asian-inspired tapas bar located in Ponsonby, Auckland. The restaurant prides itself on offering an extensive menu of small plates, all priced...

BBQ Noodles House (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

BBQ Noodles House is a popular Chinese restaurant located in Albany. The restaurant offers a wide variety of Chinese dishes, including barbecued meats, noodles, and seafood. We regularly visit BBQ Noodles House with either family or friends but what we usually order here are the roast pork, roast duck, or...

Double Happy (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

I recently had the pleasure of dining at Double Happy Restaurant in Albany, New Zealand for a quick lunch. To my surprise, the restaurant was still open despite it being in between lunch and dinner, which is a rare find in this part of the world. Located in the foodie...

Chow Foo Restaurant (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

When it comes to finding a great Chinese restaurant in Albany, look no further than Chow Foo. Located on Albany Highway, this big red restaurant is a local favourite. I recently had the pleasure of dining there and was thoroughly impressed with the authenticity of their cuisine and the top-notch...