Category Archive: Dubai

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

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