Clinton Street Baking Company: Deserves a Second Chance

In Dubai we get excited, hopping-crazy-have-to-try-it-this-minute excited every time we have an import of one of the ‘popular’, ‘world class’, ‘best ever’ American eateries. The most recent one to open its doors in… Continue reading

Sugaholic: Takes the cake (oops I meant cupcake)

For those who have been following Pickle My Fancy will know what a chocoholic I am – and cupcakes is current in-thing with me as is the city in which I live – Dubai.… Continue reading

Café Habana: Cuban-Mexican in the Desert

In Dubai we have not had many Mexican-Cuban eateries, although you could count Maria Bonita as an option, I suppose. But now e have a bit of class. Located in the bustling Souk… Continue reading

Social House: Great Pit Stop

Whether you live in Dubai or visit the city, you will invariably find yourself at a mall. A mall doubles up as a meeting point, a shopping marathon venue, a tourist attraction and… Continue reading

Smiling BKK: Thai Me Up

We Dubai-ites are secretive about our most unusual, quirky, off the tourist-trail hangouts and so the locals are going to haunt me for including this indie hole-in-the-wall Thai goth eatery –  Smiling BKK  (located near Jumeirah… Continue reading

Aprons & Hammers – Get cracking!

In Dubai there are 3 ways you get to know about restaurants – either through the PR machinery where every publication carries a review or through word-of-mouth (of course once you hear the restaurant’s… Continue reading

Easter Give-aways

Well Easter is upon us, and as much as I would like to do things the easy way, I prefer when there is a personal touch – simple, easy with a bit of… Continue reading

EASY DOES IT: CUPCAKES: A Humble Attempt

As you will realize over the coming days while reading my blog, I am NOT a cook. The kitchen and I are merely acquaintances and we are cordial to one another. So if… Continue reading

Finger Licking Good

Another blog on food! Yup. But I am not going to say the cliched ‘its going to be different’ – all I promise is that it will be ”finger licking” good.  I live… Continue reading