Tag Archive: fine dining

PA PA YA: PA PA VASOOL

When I stepped out of the protective walls of boarding school to enter junior college in Bombay, little did I know that three girls – Swati, Purvi and Shaheen – would befriend me,… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with CHRISTIAN MOTTE

Lima – New Jersey – Washington DC – Lima – London – Dubai. That is the broad journey of Chef Christian and his culinary path to how he arrived in Dubai to proudly… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with JUAN CARLOS

This is the first Chef I asked to interview after I had dined at his restaurant and fell in love with the food. And my meeting with Juan Carlos was as interesting as… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ASHWANI RANGTA

Asha’s has just opened its door in Manchester (UK) and the person who entrusted with it is Chef Ashawani. I had the pleasure of meeting him while he was in Dubai prior to… Continue reading

JG KITCHEN: I’LL BE BACK.. FOR MORE

I need to start this review with a warning! WARNING: If you visit this restaurant, you will go back – AGAIN and AGAIN! There now, don’t tell me you have not been warned!… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with JUBER SHAIKH

The food journey of a Chef who joined a restaurant when it was first launched in 2002 as a Commi and grew in ranks and is now the Executive Chef is one that… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with TROY PAYNE

On a hot summer afternoon I walked into Clé Dubai at Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC not knowing what to expect. As I waited the first thing that struck me was the… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with FRANCESCO GUARRACINO

This interview will forever be entrenched in my heart. Simply because Chef Francesco was the first Executive Chef to respond positively to participating in my CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! segment. Agreeing to… Continue reading

Feugo: Bringing us the bold taste of Mexico

It was Diwali (end October) and one would assume the choice of cusine would be Indian. WRONG! We decided on Mexican and we decided to try the upscale casual restaurant and bar Fuego… Continue reading