Category Archive: lunch

KNEAD

My love affair with Moshe Shek’s culinary skills started with my frequent visits to Basilico and of course Moshe’s at Cuffe Parade but that affair ended abruptly in 2013 when he shut shop. … Continue reading

RUE DU LIBAN

Dubai was home to me for 17 years – an eternity for many. Over those years I grew to love Arabic food as we would call it, with Shawarmas being my staple when… Continue reading

SEOULMATE

If I have learned anything over the pandemic it is this – Korean dramas (Kdramas), through their strong storytelling, delightful visuals, strong performances and (mostly) happy endings, have filled voids and kept numerous… Continue reading

IZUMI

FULL DISCLOSURE before I begin my review. Chef Nooresha of Izumi and I were in school together but I left in the 7th standard and honestly we haven’t been in touch since. When… Continue reading

ASIAN DISTRICT

It was my birthday! It was time to celebrate with the office bunch. The cuisine choice was simple – Asian and we needed a restaurant that would let us have a nice leisurely… Continue reading

AL FALAMANKI

It was a lunch time celebration and we wanted to have something other than Aisan (none of my suggestions were accepted this time round 😊). So Lebanese food was the cuisine choice and… Continue reading

Wokyo™ Noodle Bar

It was going to be a lazy mid-week lunch and we wanted a place which would not rush us and had a cozy atmosphere in the Jumeirah Lake Towers neighbourhood. Had read good… Continue reading

ATISUTO

I have decided that Asian food is my go-to if given a choice. So when asked to decide a place for a birthday celebration which was central to people’s work and homes (considering… 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

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