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


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