Tag Archive: seafood

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

AL FANNAH RESTAURANT: A FISHY TREAT

I had been told of a fish place that had recently opened in Jumeirah, and by all counts I assumed that they were talking about the very popular no-longer-a-hidden-gem Bu Qtair in its… Continue reading

EASY DOES IT: SUSHI

If you have been following Pickle My Fancy’s blog you will have read my review of YO! Sushi (bit.ly/1Yhtpms). I had been invited to try their delicious, value for money sushi (as well… 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

YO! SUSHI: WHERE YOU CHOOSE THE PACE

Sushi! Now that is not something that I usually steer myself towards (more on that later). But an invitation from YO! Sushi promising me an opportunity to make my own sushi got me… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with THOMAS BATOR

This man is a thinker! Even with my ‘this or that’ questions, he paused for a second before he answered. And no matter how pushy I got, he still paused to think. The… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with LUIS SALGUEIRO

My first introduction to Alto Mar was thanks to a friend of mine, Michelle Silva. I instantly fell in love with the laid back view of the fishing nets and the boats anchored… 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

Bu Qtair: Seafood Shack

There was a time in early 2000s when Bu Qtair was considered a hidden gem. If you heard about it from friends, the challenge was always finding it and google maps were not… Continue reading

Innlay Asia: A Bite of Burma

I was on a hunt. A food hunt more specifically. Even more specific was the fact that I was hunting for one particular dish – Khow Suey (that’s how I know it as),… Continue reading