Turkish Delight!

Babaji City Walk Al Safa Street, Al Wasl Area, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 26th October, 2018 “Istanbul was Constantinople; Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople; Been a long time gone, Oh Constantinople; Now it’s Turkish delight on a moonlit night” – They Might Be Giants Sometimes, and by sometimes I mean often, I find myself clicking and

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

The Godfather

Carluccio’s Boardwalk, Lower Ground Level, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 27th September, 2018 “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” – A Tale of Two Cities You all know the famous line that doctors usually give patients, right? No? Well, it kind of goes something along the


SALT Kite Beach 2 D Street, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03rd January, 2018 “Salt. Fat. Acid. Heat.” – A Netflix Original Documentary The titular characters of this Netflix documentary play a key role in the presenter’s quest to find an answer to the question – “What makes a good dish great?” Episode by episode,

Uno Más!

Cuisinero Uno 2nd Floor, Steigenberger Hotel Al Abraaj Street, Business Bay Dubai, United Arab Emirates 29th December, 2017 “I gotta have my tapas! I just gotta!” – Dev Shah Have you ever craved something so much that you were willing to do almost anything to try and tick it off your list (bucket or otherwise!)? If


Nuraï West Wharf Tower, Abraj Street, Business Bay Dubai, United Arab Emirates 25th December, 2017 “A Festivus for the rest of us!” – Frank Costanza In 1997, Dan O’Keefe, scriptwriter for the popular TV sitcom – Seinfeld – was peer pressured into mixing his personal life with his current work “life”. In doing so, he brought

A Rare Steak

Gaucho Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFC Dubai, United Arab Emirates 22nd December, 2017 “Good Morning Dubai!” – A 2017 reboot of the iconic Robin Williams movie The minute hand on the digital analog clock moved one step closer to the number eight, while the hour hand seemed suspended at number five for nearly forty minutes.

Blaze of Glory

Blaze Burgers Sadaf, The Walk Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai, United Arab Emirates 19th December, 2017 “Life, Uh, Finds A Way” – Dr. Ian Malcolm Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution states that life was not created but evolved from a pre-existing form. First there were the sea creatures, then came creatures who crawled on to land,

Zou Good!

Zouzou Shop 428, South 17, La Mer, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12th December, 2017 “And MacKenzie thought ‘This Old House’ was working on the same house every week.” – Will McAvoy “That was reasonable.” – MacKenzie McHale “It took them six months to build the city of Dubai. You think they were renovating the