Category Archive: Dubai

MR. MIYAGI’S: DOMO ARIGATO FOREVER

If I said the words ‘Mr. Miyagi’, I can bet 9 out of 10 of you will immediately go back to a time when Karate Kid was what everyone talked about, when Mr.… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF NICOLAS BACHEYRE

Nicolas was the first Pastry Chef I interviewed for Chef Talk – and it was a super start. I was invited by Sopexa for a workshop to learn all about cream – which… Continue reading

WISE KWAI: AUTHENTICITY IS IT’S SECRET INGREDIENT

We needed to find a place that served Thai, was quirky, had great food, served alcohol, had insta-able (is that even a word!) food presentations and above all a place none of the… Continue reading

GRUB SHACK: GIVE GEMMA’S A SHOT

A couple of friends had introduced me to Grub Shack a while ago, but we unfortunately only got to try the starters (3 to be more precise) and it just felt incomplete without… Continue reading

Iftar: Eat Wisely

Over the next month, our eating habits will change. As a non-faster, I know I tend to drink less water at office as I am uneasy doing so in front of those fasting,… Continue reading

TGI FRIDAYS: NOW A VEGGIE’S DELIGHT

I believe all, if not most of us have friends who are ‘pure’ vegetarians (as we Indians like to label them) – those who don’t eat meat (in any form) – there are… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHEF MASSIMILIANO

Massimiliano comes across as the most lovable teddy bear. He is all smiles and always seems happy. He loves to travel – and that is obvious by the countries he has worked in… Continue reading

SPICEKLUB: INDIAN VEGETARIAN DONE DIFFERENTLY

I am a fussy carnivore. I love Indian food. I enjoy experimentation when it comes to food. My date with SpiceKlub has been postponed two time (jinxed I thought) but it finally happened… Continue reading

SWEET TALK WITH QUDSIA KARIM

My first introduction to Cocosia chocolates was when FoodeMag DXB invited me to the preview of Farzi Café – our take away was a bespoke chocolate made by Cocosia. Fast forward many months… Continue reading

GOVINDA’S: A VEGETARIAN’S PARADISE

Most (if not every) Indians who have moved to Dubai will always seek out a restaurant they are familiar with from their home city. For a Bombayite like me, Govinda’s in Karama was… Continue reading