Category Archive: Dubai

OPA: A SMASHIN’ HIT

It had to be special. It was after all my husband’s birthday. So while looking for where I could take him out to dinner I came across photos of OPA which had recently… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with AUNG KO KO OO

Chef Aung has fed me multiple times without me ever knowing it. Right from when he first stepped foot in Dubai in 2009 with Mango Tree and right through his culinary journey at… Continue reading

NARA Pan Asian

Festivities continue well into the new year especially when you have friends who have been away enjoying well deserved holidays over the actual festive season. So when three of us decided to band… Continue reading

BAKU Café

For the last many years, my husband and I have made it a tradition to go out to lunch on January 1st and try and new cuisine. So, this year, as I was… Continue reading

TORO + KO

It was going to be one of our last social meals in 2018 so thought why not try Toro + Ko at Citywalk 2. Spanish food is not necessarily my favourite cuisine but… Continue reading

LIMA Dubai: Where eating is a joy

For our annual office Christmas lunch, we had a choice of three very different cuisine restaurants to pick from, none of which got a majority. So, to be fair and impartial, we put… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CANDICE WALKER

Her life revolved around food growing up. Candice worked in a restaurant after school, she cooked for her family and she still found time to watch three cooking shows on TV every single… Continue reading

3 FILS: EXPERIENCE and FOOD – PRICELESS

There are some restaurants in Dubai who gain popularity and momentum by word of mouth, considered hidden gems until the murmur becomes so loud that everyone hears about it. Well, the arrival of… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with LILY HOA NGUYEN

Vietnam gave me some of my most memorable holiday memories, but the one thing that always stood out was the wonderful Vietnamese people. So a self-taught Vietnamese lady chef who had as recently… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ALPER UZUNDURUKAN

Chef Alper Uzundurukan’s journey into the food world was one of fate and he had never looked back. He started in a small Italian café in Turkey and worked his way into the… Continue reading