A couple of weeks ago, a close friend woke me up quite early on a Friday (which is the first day of the weekend here) to accompany her for some sort of shopping about 3 emirates away. On our drive back to Dubai after our ‘unusual’ shopping experience, I remembered that I had received a breakfast invite at Günaydin Dubai, a special Turkish steakhouse. So I directed my good friend to the place and after locating the eatery, we were fast seated and ready to be served.
The onset of November confirms the party season in Dubai is in full swing. And with most of our diaries fit to bursting with events and parties, regardless if you are hosting, or attending, you have to play the part really well. But if you have doubts on how to be the perfect party host or guest, worry not because internationally-trained sommelier, Lindsay Trivers, who is also the founder of The Tasting Class in Dubai is on hand to offer a few insider tips on eating and drinking your way through a fantastic festive season.
UAE might be the only place where when the mercury dips the swimsuits come out and pools and beaches become flooded. After the endless scorching summer months and hours spent inside malls, snacking at the cinemas and binge-watching TV series, it is safe to say most of us have noticed that a couple of our clothes have become a little tight along the edges. But worry not because the weight loss expert from Kcal Extra is here to share some weight loss tips which will get you back in shape in no time.
The beauty of Coffee… loved by billions around the world. Maybe it’s the taste, aroma or just that kick of caffeine. As for me, I’m really not a fan, but I know someone who can go through 20 cups of the beverage in a single day. Now that’s what I call addiction. From its potential discovery by the legendary Kaldi, an Ethiopian goat herder, to being celebrated internationally in October, coffee has grown to become a ritualistic lifestyle for many. But have you ever wondered if there was more to that delicious cup of joe you drank this morning? Lucky for you, the cool guys from Dubai’s newest specialty coffee offering, Drop Coffee, just agreed to share with us the marvels of coffee! Now you can rejoice while sipping on your favorite blend.
If you’ve ever been curious about Emirati cuisine, then Mama Tani café is one of the few eateries in Dubai that will leave you wondering no more. This Emirati soul food Café located in the heart of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard offers authentic Khameer and Chebab recipes as well as delicious breakfasts, patisserie, and daily specialty options.
For most people, especially health-conscious folks like yours truly, having a tasty meal is not enough. The specific meal must have the right mix of ingredients with the proper nutritional value which makes it more satisfying (not unless it’s a cheat day). And finding an eatery that serves this perfect combination can be quite tricky, if you are not up to doing the cooking yourself. Lucky for you, there’s a new healthy dining destination – Sesame Restaurant – that’s serving dishes which combine nutritious ingredients with delicious flavors.
Most of you might remember the taste of that fluffy stack of buttermilk pancakes served up by your mama most weekends. Or maybe it’s more of the creamy scrambled eggs on toast when you visited your nana? But then again it could be the unforgettable ham and cheese toast whipped up by your dad that you crave from time to time or the beef Cornish Pastie you had on holiday that you still find hard to top? Well, the only thing that I remember are the pancakes. Whatever your memory is, you can now find it at the newly opened Eat Artisanal Bakery at Bay Square, Business Bay in Dubai.
From happy hour six nights a week to some of Dubai’s most unusual signature dishes, Rhodes W1 restaurant has been surprising and satisfying most of us for the last 10 years. A staple of Grosvenor House, what you didn’t know is that there is more to this fine-dining establishment than first meets the eye. This is according to Rhodes W1 restaurant founder, legendary Chef and restaurateur Gary Rhodes OBE. So, in the eatery’s lead up to its 10th birthday in October, Chef Rhodes reveals eight things you might not have known about the impressive Rhodes W1 restaurant.