Category Archive: Dubai

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with HARI NAYAK

I had enjoyed Chef Hari Nayak’s food before I even knew he was responsible for it. This was when I visited Bombay Bungalow at The Beach on JBR. When I dined at Masti,… Continue reading

MASTI: INDIAN DONE RIGHT, DIFFERENTLY!

I got the perfect opportunity to review Masti at La Mer when a friend chose it as our lunch destination over the weekend. One thing I must get out of the way, before… Continue reading

THE MEATING ROOM: INDIAN DONE WELL

It was time for another girlie catch up session, so of course the decision on where to eat was paramount. We don’t take these sessions lightly – there is quite a bit of… Continue reading

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 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 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