Tag Archive: Hotel

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with OLIVIER CHALEIL

If there is a saying that truly represents Chef Olivier Chaleil’s life it would be the one by Allen Saunders: “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans,” (although… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with DARREN VELVICK

When I set out on my Chef Talk adventure I had a list of Chef’s I wanted to meet drawn up. Darren Velvick was on that list. But for reasons that still boggle… Continue reading

SHANGHAI CHIC: WORTH EVERY PENNY

There are some restaurants you just want to keep to yourself. But as a food blogger it would be a huge dis-service if I did not share. Shanghai Chic is nestled at the… Continue reading

The Hide: Nice to Meat You

This is not a review, but more a pictorial journey of the food I got to sample at The Hide’s launch party. The food was presented in bite size finger food style whereas… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with ABDULMAJID ABOOUN

This man smiles in the face of adversity who is as humble as they come. Chef Abdul arrived in Dubai to work in the kitchen of a restaurant run by his extended family… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with SAMIR ROONWAL

The decision to leave the Canadian snow and move to the sandy shores of Dubai after 25 years was something that came easily to Chef Samir – and he has never regretted it… Continue reading

BRUNCH: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

Street food always gets me! I have been fortunate to grow up in a city like Bombay which has a thriving street food culture which we are all very proud of it. So… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with MALCOLM WEBSTER

Chef Malcolm is a man I have to literally look up to – he is after all easily over 6’2” (over my closer to earth height of 5’), has a frame built for… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with PASQUALE SIPONE

If there ever was an alternative profession that I could suggest Chef Pasquale would be great at – it would be as an Italian Ambassador. His love for his home, for his city… Continue reading

TRE BY ROBERTO RELLA: ANOTHER TRYST WITH ROBERTO

I have a story to tell! The venue on the invitation read – TRE by Roberto Rella and I knew I just had to be part of the special Business Lunch preview which… Continue reading