Hidden Gems of Dubai and Sharjah

If your weekends are anything like mine, then they’ll be filled with culinary adventures based on recommendations. I have made a list of five yummilicious places you must try. Continue reading Hidden Gems of Dubai and Sharjah

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Alert: Sheesha and Seafood lovers!

All you sheesha and seafood lovers, here’s the most trending eat out in Dubai. Last evening, we (a bunch of noisy girls) decided to spend our evening at this highly recommended eat out – Smoqoholic . As we walked in, they offered us a secluded majlis area with good interiors to be seated. From the colourful sheeshas to one of the best gastronomical experience in … Continue reading Alert: Sheesha and Seafood lovers!

Finger-licking dishes in Sri Lanka

People travel for different reasons, some in search of peace, some in search of adventure and some (like me) on food trails. If I had to summarize my travel to Sri Lanka, I would say fascinating people, interesting culture and traditions, most importantly delicious food. Their similarity to South Indian food cannot be denied, yet the flavours stand out so differently. They love spices and … Continue reading Finger-licking dishes in Sri Lanka

Stay-cation review of Al Marjan Island resort and spa

Nothing like a stay-cation, away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life. This weekend, we decided to go on a quick family getaway to Al Marjan Island resort located in Ras Al Khaimah. It’s clearly a luxury, five start property that has all the elements required for a rejuvenating weekend with your family. Marjan Island resort and spa is situated on the first … Continue reading Stay-cation review of Al Marjan Island resort and spa

Eat out pick of the week: AB’s Absolute Barbecue

It’s not just any regular buffet, it’s a feast! Having been their after being recommended by one of my friends, I can now very much vouch for this place. Trust me this isn’t a paid review nor was I given a complimentary meal. We dined at the AB’s Absolute Barbecue located near Deira City Centre, Dubai. Before I rave about the food, let me warn … Continue reading Eat out pick of the week: AB’s Absolute Barbecue

Yes, I have an OCD (Obsessive Coffee Disorder)

Coffee is the foundation of my food pyramid. Like every coffee lover in the world, a day without coffee is equal to a day without oxygen. There are so many types of coffee, and it may confuse the hell out of a person who walks into a cafe for the first time. A quick history The legend has it that, an African shepherd first noticed … Continue reading Yes, I have an OCD (Obsessive Coffee Disorder)

The story of the Taiwanese tea – Lei Cha

This is officially my weekday note and not a weekend one. Today, at the Arabian Travel Market the Taiwanese kiosk had an interactive segment for the tea lovers. Me being an ardent coffee lover, what attracted me to the counter was the number of ingredients that was on display while the sign board said they were preparing tea. Lei Cha or ground tea is not … Continue reading The story of the Taiwanese tea – Lei Cha

Eat out pick of the week: Wakame, Dubai

Located in Sofitel, Downtown Dubai, this restaurant offers contemporary Asian inspired cuisine with a stylish edge. Everything about this place is on a different level, from the food to atmosphere and even the service, you’ll love the place instantly. Well, I guess my reason of liking this place is also the fact that I enjoyed Japanese cuisine like never before. We started with our order … Continue reading Eat out pick of the week: Wakame, Dubai

Delicious. Scrumptious. Delightful

This weekend, my pick of the week for an eat out was the QMeal American Grill at the JLT. They serve a mix of Mexican and American cuisine and is a small place with amazing service, followed by delicious food and even more delightful dessert. On recommendation, we ordered the Cajun Grilled chicken alongside corn on the cob and some fresh french fries. For drinks, … Continue reading Delicious. Scrumptious. Delightful