Tag Archive: UAE

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with HARI NAYAK

I had enjoyed Chef Hari Nayak’s food before I even knew he was responsible for it. This was when I visited Bombay Bungalow at The Beach on JBR. When I dined at Masti,… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with LUCA TRESOLDI

Chef Luca was forced to shorten his beach lounging day-off thanks to this interview and I was glad he did. He has had a few wonderful kitchen roles working with some  wonderful Chefs… Continue reading

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 INAKA GAMAGE DOM

Growing up, I always thought of Sri Lanka as my second home. Every summer holiday was spent in Colombo at my grand-aunt’s home and every time I meet a Sri Lankan it’s with… Continue reading

AMADEUS: MUSIC TO MY TASTE BUDS

Scenario: Trying out shoes as one does in a shoe shop when on holiday, you look up to see someone do a double take when they see you – in a nice way… 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

PER TE: GOOD ITALIAN – JUST FOR YOU

This is such a long awaited review, I almost feel I need to revisit just to make sure my memory and taste buds serve me right. It was a Saturday afternoon which in… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with FRANCESCO STARA

Chef Francesco Stara was born to be in a kitchen. In my little fairytale vision, I would like to believe that he took his first faltering steps in his parent’s restaurant, followed by… Continue reading

CHEF TALK: FIRE IT UP! with BRIAN VOELZING

When I first saw Brian, all I could think of was him on a surf board!  But then he donned his Chef coat, and his signature baseball cap and he looked right at… Continue reading

FARZI CAFÉ: GET READY TO BE FARZIFIED!

#DubaiGetsFarzified! That was the promise! When an invitation to a sneak-peak, sneak-taste pre-opening of Farzi Café popped in I was intrigued. First up, FoodeMag dxb is known to associate with food venues which… Continue reading