Casual, family-friendly Chinese with a modern twist and a kick of spice for those who like it hot.
Auckland’s leafy slopes waited a long time for this. There’s nothing quite like a restaurant that identifies its audience and perfectly tailors the experience to suit those diners.
If you believe the art of formal dining has disappeared, an evening at Number 5 will convince you otherwise.
AUCKLAND: New York is famous for some uniquely US eating-house genres – the deli, the diner and the grill – each of which run to a tried-and-true formula and service approach.
AUCKLAND. Despite a couple of highlights, there were too many food flaws during our first foray into The Grange-land three months ago for us to leave completely satisfied.
AUCKLAND. Since its inception in 2004, The Grove has been consistently one of our best restaurants.
AUCKLAND. Earlier this year I spent more than a few lazy summer afternoons hoofing freshly shucked oysters at new Viaduct darling Saint Alice, but this was my first visit after nightfall, for dinner.
AUCKLAND. Long the preserve of those in need of lazy, summer-destination dining, The Tasting Shed has been a favourite of large groups for family celebrations, hen’s nights, the odd corporate function and weddings.
AUCKLAND. If bling is your thing, the foyer of SO/ Auckland, a recently opened hotel in central Auckland, will provide plenty of eye candy to whet the appetite.
AUCKLAND. Not trying to bark up my own tree but burgers are a topic that I could confidently debate about. I have had my fair share of the delicacy in my short 21 years of living in Auckland and built a strong body of knowledge that I take great pride in.