Category Archives: Under $10

Fukuko

Meaning ‘Lucky Child’ in Japanese, Fukuko is one of the newest additions to the evolving culinary mecca of the Britomart district. This bar is nestled next to Tyler Street Garage and touts an extensive shochu and cocktail range which is … Continue reading

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The Food Room

If there’s one thing Kiwis love, it’s a good pie! It’s crazy to think we once had a successful nationwide fast food chain dedicated to pies – R.I.P. Georgie Pie. But our taste for pie has become somewhat sophisticated in recent years, much … Continue reading

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The Turkish Cafe

Having familarised myself with Porter Novelli’s new surroundings in Three Lamps, Ponsonby, I’ve started to get into fresh lunchtime routines. One of which involves $10, The Turkish Cafe and a Lamb Kebab. For many years I’ve considered Middle Eastern foods to be the … Continue reading

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The Baker’s Cottage

This little spot has been in Kingsland for a number of years and I can easily say it would be in my top three bakeries in Auckland. Not too far from the Kingsland strip, the Baker’s Cottage appeals to a … Continue reading

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Kiwi Sandwiches – Kiwiana at it’s best

BMWs, platinum blondes, grannies, I must be on the North Shore – Takapuna to be exact. But fear not, there is actually a surprisingly good selection of little gems to tantalize the taste buds and keep you going in the afternoon hours counting down … Continue reading

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The Gluten Free Grocer: Gluten free on the go

The Gluten Free Grocer opened its doors in 2010 and fast attracted visitors hungry for gluten-free products. The store boasts the largest selection of gluten-free products in Auckland and with many products catering for people who need to avoid nuts, eggs and … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Word On The Wheat:
Gluten-free Coconut Loaf – $3.50 The newly-established Casetta has recently replaced the staple Zarbos in Parnell. The re-brand has brought a wider array of lunch-time treats and they make all their food fresh…

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KFC Pie Review

KFC has recently become an innovator in fast-food with the Double Down dominating the social media sphere and making news headlines over a couple of days last year. I was one of the many Kiwis who queued outside a KFC store to be … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers

A recent Corporate Lunchbox snap poll highlighted growing interest in the Auckland burger scene. While this isn’t the traditional realm of a corporate food blog, the data suggests many white-collar lunch enthusiasts find solace in hamburgers. It comes as no … Continue reading

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Carl’s Jr

I first encountered Carl’s Jr on a trip to the US. After a night out in San Francisco, we wandered in to Carl’s Jr in Tenderloin for a feed. I ordered a Portabello Mushroom burger, sat down and started dominating it before realising we … Continue reading

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