Wake me up before you go, go!

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Finally Mr Go’s has been given a second chance and has reopened on Taranaki St, opposite Les Mills. It also had time to make some adjustments to the menu in the interim. Peeps we have authentic, Asian hawker food right on our doorstep. Continue reading

Let’s get Dumpling’d

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The long wait for this funky new dumpling joint (sister to the one on the Terrace) to open on Boulcott St, is over. The anticipation and hype they created on social media has paid off. Dumpling’d number two people has arrived!

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Beijing highlights

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Arriving by bullet train to Beijing was fun. The cleanliness and efficiency was admirable. The highest speed we noted was 308Km per hour. On arrival as our guide was running late, we were met by our driver, who introduced himself as ‘driver’. I thought he had said ‘Trevor’. He did not speak English but was very courteous and smised with his eyes. Tyra Banks would have been pleased. Long very funny story short, our guide Rocky, very common Chinese name NOT, later asked us why we kept calling the driver ‘this word Trevor?’. We explained, and he translated to Trevor Driver and we all laughed and laughed.

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Yummiest Yum Cha- Majestic- Wellington

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To experience a yum cha (translation ‘drink tea’) in Welly on a Sunday, is a must for friends or tourists. We’ve done the rounds of the various chinese establishments, however Majestic Restaurant on Courtenay Place continues to be our favourite. This time we had a Japanese friend join us and she was blown away with the quality, taste, service and experience.

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