The Pavilion Downtown: The Bench Brunch

Sometimes when the best laid plans go belly up only to reveal a true treasure, you have to count your lucky stars. We had planned on going for brunch/lunch to a restaurant but… Continue reading

Alwin’s Restaurant: A taste of home

India is a large country! And with it every region, state, community has its own cuisine/ food specialty. More of ten than not when people think of Indian food its always the North… Continue reading

Seaview Restaurant: For the love of seafood and a view

6 months ago Dubai got a new eatery. It’s a seafood joint that overlooks the harbour. So what’s new you ask? Well the choice in the past has been either a fancy and pricey… Continue reading

Ramadan 2014: Iftars & Suhoors in Dubai

Ramadan is a time of fasting and is one of the five pillars of Islam. The fast is observed every day from sunrise to sunset. Muslims wake up before dawn and have a… Continue reading

Ramadan: Where to eat during fasting hours (Dubai)

Ramadan is a time of fasting, but not all can or do observe this. So I thought it might make sense for a Food Blog to include some dos and don’ts during the… Continue reading

Bamyan Afghan Restaurant: A Chance Discovery

There are some eateries you chance upon! Luckily I might add. Bamyan Afghan is one such restaurant which is a gem of a place in the otherwise overcrowded Dubai scene. I think it’s… Continue reading

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