Category Archive: dinner

TABLE FOR ONE

Let’s face it, it can be awkward! Eating out alone can be an incredibly daunting prospects and it took me an exceptionally long time (I’m talking years) to become fully comfortable with the… Continue reading

BASTIAN, WORLI

Bastian, at Bandra was about getting ready to open its doors when I interviewed Chef Kelvin Cheung for my Chef Talk interview way back in 2016. Bastian Bandra made its mark on the… Continue reading

RUE DU LIBAN

Dubai was home to me for 17 years – an eternity for many. Over those years I grew to love Arabic food as we would call it, with Shawarmas being my staple when… Continue reading

RESTAURANT REIF KUSHIYAKI

It was my birthday! My birthday present – I could choose wherever I wanted to eat. What better way to celebrate getting a year older than by dining at Restaurant Reif Kushiyaki –… Continue reading

THE CURRY BUREAU SUPPER CLUB

There was a time when Dubai was all about those Friday brunches… I was never a fan – there was always too much food, too many choices, loud music and just way too… Continue reading

KAFTAN TURKISH GOURMET

We had to take some clients out for dinner and they wanted to try a different cuisine to what they usually have had. Dinner was going to be after a long hard day… Continue reading

MASALA LIBRARY BY JIGGS KALRA

Ever since Jiggs Kalra’s Masala Library opened at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, it’s a restaurant I had always wanted to visit. I have never been to any Masala Library’s Indian outposts, so I… Continue reading

THE TABLE PROJECT: SUPPER CLUB – MEMONI CUISINE

Of late, a new addition to the dining scene in Dubai are Supper Clubs – a lovely intimate gathering, dotted with good food and energetic conversation that is hosted at someone’s home. The… Continue reading

AMERICANO: THE ITALIAN JOB IN MUMBAI

On one of my previous visits to Bombay, a friend had highly recommended we dine at The Table in Colaba and I wasn’t disappointed. Ever since, I have tracked (more like stalked) Chef… Continue reading

Streetery Food Hall by Zen

Years ago, when I lived in Business Bay – in the days where there weren’t proper roads and the skyline had not yet risen – there were very few order-in food options who… Continue reading