Street Smart

The Bhukkad Cafe Shop No. 6, Shamma Building Al Karama, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 22nd October, 2018 “Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race.” – Anthony Bourdain If ever there was a person so adequately (more than) qualified to have made such a statement, it was Anthony Bourdain. The man knew his

God’s Own Restaurant

Tamarind Terrace Near Emirates Post, Al Karama, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 29th September, 2018 “Remember who you are…” – Mufasa Ah man! Why did I have to go and do that? Now I’m tearing up! Can someone hand me a tissue? Give me one second, please! (One second later) Alright, I’m sure you’ve heard about Disney’s

Festival of Delights

Carnival by Tresind Podium Level, Burj Daman, DIFC Dubai, United Arab Emirates 31st August, 2017 “Don’t turn your back me, Scar.“ “Oh no, Mufasa. Perhaps you shouldn’t turn your back on me.“ The timer had barely arrived at the ten minute mark in this Shakespearen-inspired Disney classic, when we were treated to this delightful (and ultimately

Table for Four

Tableya BB10, Podium Floor, Bay Square, Business Bay Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12th May, 2017 “Well, shake it up, baby, now (Shake it up, baby) Twist and shout (Twist and shout) C’mon C’mon, C’mon, C’mon, baby, now (Come on baby) Come on and work it on out (Work it on out) You know you twist your little girl (Twist,

A Bombay Birthday

Bombay Brasserie 2989/B, 12th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar Bangalore 19th February, 2017 Someone to care for; to be there for. Who else, but for family! Someone to do for; muddle through for. Whose else, but for family! Someone to share joy or despair with, whichever betides. Life becomes a chore; unless you’re living

Très Ordinaire!

Tresind Level 2, Nassima Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road,  Trade Centre Area, Dubai 14th December, 2016 “Let Mother Nature be the artist. Serving it in the pan, that’s your presentation.” – Marco Pierre White The statement above is in definite contradiction to the events that unfolded on Wednesday, the 14th of December 2016. You must

A Royal Christmas

Jodhpur Roda Al Murooj, Downtown Dubai,  Dubai 25th December, 2016 A quiet night out with family, a dinner at Jodhpur absolutely free. That’s all I want for Christmas this year! Well the second part did not happen (no big surprise there!). But a night-out at the highly rated Jodhpur with family is just what the