Japanese

Naritas (Wairau, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Rediscovering Naritas in North Shore, Auckland. Once a family favourite, we explore its current offerings and reminisce about the past.  Back at Naritas in North Shore! From nostalgic bento boxes to exploring new dishes like spicy seafood ramen and unagi teriyaki. Some hits and misses, but still a spot filled...

Mapo Eggplant (Mabo Nasu)

🍆 Get ready to spice up your dinner routine with Mabo Nasu! This Japanese twist on Mapo Tofu features tender eggplant, savory pork, and a bold, spicy sauce that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds. Who’s hungry? #JapaneseCuisine 🌶️ Discover the delicious fusion of flavours in Mabo Nasu, a Japanese...

Tornado Omelette Curry

Experience the mesmerizing blend of silky omelette, crispy Chicken Katsu, and rich Japanese curry in Tornado Omelette Curry, a tantalizing Japanese-inspired dish. Dive into a whirlwind of flavour with this Japanese-inspired creation 🌀✨ Silky omelette meets crispy Katsu in a curry extravaganza! #JapaneseCuisine #EggDish In the realm of Japanese cuisine,...

Tsujiri (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

🍵 Dive into a world of matcha magic at Tsujiri! From creamy parfaits to indulgent soft serve, every bite is a taste of green tea heaven. Join us on a matcha adventure like no other! #TsujiriNZ #MatchaMadness #GreenTeaDelights.  Embark on a matcha journey at Tsujiri in Albany, North Shore City....

Zero Japanese Ramen Sake Bar (Browns Bay, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Indulge in the porkiest Tonkotsu ramen at Zero Japanese Ramen Sake Bar! 🍜✨ Delicious bowls, crispy Chicken Karaage, and cozy vibes await in Browns Bay. #RamenDelight Savor authentic Tonkotsu-rich ramen at Zero Japanese Ramen Sake Bar in Browns Bay. Experience flavourful bowls, crispy Chicken Karaage, and a cozy ambiance. If...

Tenkomori (Sydney CBD, Australia)

Speedy slurps in Sydney’s heart! Tenkomori’s tasty & cheap ramens & rice bowls hit the spot for a quick CBD lunch. Craving a hot, slurpable fix in the midst of Sydney’s bustling CBD? Tenkomori might be your saviour. Tucked away in a Regent Place pocket, this ramen bar whips up...

Loaded Miso Soup

Miso & tofu dance with earthy mushrooms & crisp greens in this umami explosion. Dive into homemade comfort! Steaming broth, chewy tofu, & umami magic await. One sip of this homemade Loaded Miso Soup & you’re home. #WarmFromWithin #JapaneseHomeCooking There’s something almost magical about miso soup. This humble Japanese bowl...

Hey Ramen (Wellington CBD, New Zealand)

During my short business trip, one lunchtime, I found myself craving the comforting embrace of a steaming bowl of ramen. However, there were no ramen places near my workplace, so I decided to take a 15-minute stroll to Hey Ramen, a place that had caught my eye. At first glance,...