ethnic restaurants bringing cooking from the kitchen to the dining table - gas charcoal grills
The National Restaurant in Auckland is bringing cooking from the kitchen to the dining table.
Hot pot on the table
Andrew Zhu, an expert in Chinese market research, said that top-level barbecues and table barbecues play an important role in Asian cuisine, and many restaurants have brought this style of dining here.
"More and more Asian restaurants are allowing customers to choose their food and ingredients and then cook at the table to meet that demand," Zhu said . ".
"Modern Chinese believe that they eat well and are healthy, and they believe that the food will not be better than it is cooked in front of their eyes.
"On the Rosedale Rd, where a new batch of Chinese restaurants has been opened over the past year, many offer chef options at the table. Most offer hot-
For a pot meal, diners cook their choice of sliced meat, dumplings, seafood, tofu and vegetables in a metal pan in the center of the table.
Some people use public flowerpots and others offer personal options.
Other restaurants such as spicy food provide Sichuan-
Where customers pick food on kebabs --
Cook on their table with a pot of spicy broth.
A long time ago, at a Chinese restaurant on Corinthians Avenue, the Chinese table --top barbecue -or shao kao -is on offer.
Here, diners put their selection of kebabs on the table --
Rotate the grill at the top and click the button to open it.
"Asians think that eating time is also a way to socialize because people can chat and have fun when they get together around the table," Zhu said . ". Asian-
Zhu said that the style barbecue is something to eat all year round, and hot pot is more popular in winter.
He attributed the growing demand for this type of food and beverage to recent immigrants, more from Beijing and other northern Chinese cities.
"This is a way of eating that they are familiar with, and it also gives them nostalgia from their hometown," he said . ".
In Takapuna, South Koreans of eight colors have also changed from Korean steak house to Korean barbecue restaurant.
Dining room table with built in
Grill or portable gas burner for dining table-top cooking.
Dr. Song Chang zoo, a Korean research expert at the University of Auckland, said-
The most popular barbecue in Korea is gogigui.
This is due to the fact that most Koreans live in apartments in New Zealand and have no backyard for barbecues.
At a Korean barbecue, meat and ingredients are cooked on a gas or charcoal grill on the table.
Bulgogi cuisine by Song (
Seasoned roast beef)
The Mongols originated in the 13 th century, but since the arrival of the American army during the 1945 war, they became popular.
"South Koreans used to eat beef, but only for the rich," he said . "
"After 1960, with the development of the economy, Koreans began to consume more beef, which is the most popular meat in Koreans today.
Jung Han Kim, owner of the restaurant, said that Korean barbecue restaurants are becoming more and more popular because "Korean people like barbecue very much and New Zealand beef is considered very good ".
At the Love Spicy restaurant, diners can choose from grilled spareribs, fish balls, squid, tofu and other foods on a stick.
At Chuanchuan Xiang restaurant, everything is cooked in a pot of boiling spicy soup on the table with bamboo sticks.
Before serving, the cooked skewer ingredients are further seasoned with garlic, black pepper, Sichuan pepper and dipped in a mixture of sesame paste.
Diners charge fees based on the number of wooden sticks consumed.
"This is a very famous Chinese food style and a very common street food," said yundingru, restaurant owner . ".
"In Beijing, you can find it in almost every corner, and I'm glad it was also well received in Auckland.
Ru said her restaurant has been full since it opened in September.
Li Meiqian, a 25-year-old student from Beijing, said she likes to eat Chuanxiang and hot pot because it makes her feel like a "chef ".
"We can choose any meat and vegetables we like and we can cook it ourselves the way we like," Li said . ".
"I love it because I feel like I'm my own chef and I can cook my favorite dinner based on my gut feeling.
"A long time ago Sean Liu, the owner of the restaurant, brought the BBQ high or Chinese barbecue to Albany from Beijing's busy streets and night markets.
The high-priced foods include delicious barbecue foods, such as fish, seafood and meat on the skewers, which are barbecued with flames during the barbecue.
In 2013, outdoor barbecue grills were banned in China due to serious smog problems.
Recently, Gao has become very popular indoors, and diners can cook dinner at a rotating table --top grills.
"It is a very popular and common food in China, but it is a very interesting way to eat," Liu said . ".
"People will eat high after work and enjoy it with beer, which is a great way for friends to get together and socialize.
"The Chinese mother of two Lu Anne Xu said she thought it was a" family event "and that she had a huge meal with her family at least once a month.
"The children like to put the skewers on the grill and turn on the switch to rotate the skewers," Xu said . ".
Another restaurant closer to the city, Jiang Yihu barbecue-
The mutton shoulder in Pt Chevalier allows diners to bake the whole mutton shoulder on the charcoal fire at the table.
Chuan Xiang (
Chinese stick pot)
: Spicy, unit 18, 96 Rosedale Road. • Gogigui (Korean BBQ)
South Korea, 138 Hurstmere Road, tacapuna. • Shao kao (Chinese BBQ)
: Long time ago, 12b, 14 Corinthians Avenue, Albany. • Table-
Top spit Grill: Ginger Hu grill-