Archive for September, 2013

Eating up Dubai

Zomato – Dubai finds a worthwhile printed restaurant guide

Zomato – Dubai finds a worthwhile printed restaurant guide

Five years ago, nobody had heard of Zomato. Even one year ago, I hadn’t heard of Zomato. When I first got a tweet asking me to contribute whatever and whenever I desired on any Dubai restaurant at all, I thought it was just another blog searching for free content. And […]

September 30, 2013 ×

Wine O'Clock

Moncaro Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2012

Moncaro Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2012

This wine is made in the hilly region surrounding Jesi, a series of fortified villages (Castelli) near Ancona in the Marche region of Italy. The grape variety’s name translates as “little green one”, referring to the green tinge of both the grapes and the wine produced, and is also known […]

September 25, 2013 ×

News Events and More

Dream Diary September 19, 2013

Dream Diary September 19, 2013

Well, it’s been a bit of a hiatus, but this little segment is back. Here’s a couple of things I know about that might need sharing: Local: Etihad Holidays – Discover South East Asia (Vietnam) When: book now for Holidays from Oct 1 to Nov 30 What: Kids fly free! […]

September 19, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Food shopping secrets in Dubai

Well, I guess they’re not really secrets for those in the know, but I’m often asked where to get particular food items in Dubai. I’ll get a little tweet: “hey @the_hedonista – I know it’s the middle of winter, but where can I get zucchini flowers?”, or a food-obsessed mate […]

September 16, 2013 ×