Eating up Dubai

competition, Eating up Dubai

#feedyourinspiration

#feedyourinspiration

This year, Ikea have sponsored a friendly competition for our readers. You have the chance to win 5000 Dirhams to spend at Ikea, and meet me and some other wonderful Dubai food bloggers at a festive dinner on December 15. The rundown: I want you to submit a dish that […]

November 24, 2015 ×

Eating up Dubai, Restaurants, reviews

Food and drink bites from Dubai – September 2015

Food and drink bites from Dubai – September 2015

Yikes! Just before we finish October, here are last month’s food and drink bites from Dubai. This month was the wind down of Summer, so plenty of indoor dining still on the agenda. A guide to ratings: These take into account the price, quality, service and the facilities, and in […]

October 30, 2015 ×

Eating up Dubai

Bringing home my own chef

Bringing home my own chef

You see what full time work has done to me? I never cook any more. I can’t remember the last time I posted a recipe. I suppose I could look it up, but I don’t have time (and I don’t want to disappoint myself). It was my birthday. A lovely […]

June 5, 2015 ×

Eating up Dubai

Brunch at Tower of the Arab

Brunch at Tower of the Arab

When I had never been to Dubai, there were three things that came to mind when someone spoke it’s name. Sand, gold, and The Burj. At that stage, it was still simply ‘The Burj’, in the times before there were so many burjs in the city that it was eventually […]

May 8, 2015 ×

Eating up Dubai

2015 Food trends to look for in Dubai and further afield

2015 Food trends to look for in Dubai and further afield

Granted, I’m a little bit late this year, but I’d like to say I’ve used the time to assess the lie of the industry a little. Most of the predictions I made last year, are in full swing, with a lack of Peruvian influx as guessed (only Coya opened and […]

February 6, 2015 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food and Drink Bites from Dubai, December

Food and Drink Bites from Dubai, December

Holy Moly, it’s been crazy. I meant to get this out two weeks ago, but I’ve been too busy partying. But, I suppose if you have any respect for your own social life, you’re probably too busy to read it anyway. Here’s the latest hedonistic tales and opinions on eating […]

December 15, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food and Drink Bites from Dubai, November

Food and Drink Bites from Dubai, November

Big month, things are getting busy, so let’s get straight down to it. Local focus this week, plenty of Jumeirah Beach Road action, and a couple of events that have been and gone for the moment, but you must keep your eye open for in the future Cafes and Casual […]

November 13, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai, Ingredients

Truffle love…

Truffle love…

It’s that time of year again. The Fiera del Tartufo is in full swing, and wouldn’t I like to be there? Or even better, fossicking around the Alban or Umbrian hills with a beagle in the crisp autumn air, trying to find that white gold myself… Ahh, I love truffles, […]

November 8, 2014 ×

Eating up Dubai

Food and Drink bites from Dubai, October

Food and Drink bites from Dubai, October

The second edition of my food and drink bites is a little cafe focused. With the kids back at school, I’m finally permitted a little me-time, and I’ve been Jumeirah Jane-ing myself once again. Lunches dahhlings…. Cafes and Casual: Bystro: 8.5/10 I’ve eaten here several times now, and it’s quickly […]

October 13, 2014 ×