Category Archive: Dubai

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

NOMAD

Well it was time for a girlie catch up session and we wanted something where we could sit for a bit and have a nice relaxed lunch. I am not usually the burger… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ALISON KIEWIET VAN EEDEN

I was in Bombay when I got an email informing me of Chef Alison’s appointment as the new Executive Chef at Novotel and looking at her press photos, I knew I would love… Continue reading

THE YELLOW MONKEY

Of late I had been enjoying my food at Asian5 and had been talking about it but then within a week I had three different people ask me if I had been to… Continue reading

VASAI LOCAL: KOLIWADA SEAFOOD

On a Saturday morning, the friend’s WhatsApp group buzzed with a link on Zomato to Vasai Local, a small recently opened (April 2019) restaurant in Karama. A friend had seen photos of the… Continue reading

MOHALLA: THE NEW INDIAN IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

It was time to make a decision after an impromptu lunch date with a friend of mine. She lives at one end of Dubai and I at the other – so we needed… 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

ASIAN5: MUST REPEAT

I love Asian food! Somehow Asian5 slipped into my instafeed as fellow bloggers shared their amazing food photos and it was a restaurant that I knew I wanted to visit. Time and again,… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with AJIT ATHALE

This is Chef Ajit’s first official interview and I am sure at some point in the future, I will look back and say – he spoke with me first! Inspired by his father… 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