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Table 9 – great expectations for Dubai

Table 9 – great expectations for Dubai

I was at an event yesterday afternoon, and another of my food blogging Dubians asked a chef, who is Michelin starred in his own country, “Is Dubai ready for Michelin?” He spoke diplomatically for about two minutes, praising many of the restaurants in Dubai, it’s rapid growth, and then swiftly […]

October 20, 2011 ×

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The gift of food art – Honyaki Restaurant

The gift of food art – Honyaki Restaurant

Natural Disasters tend to have a ring-on effect. A tsunami brings with it waves that continue to beat the country even months and years after the waters recede. Although the news has petered to a trickle,  Japan’s problems are far from over. Of course, there is the rebuild, the ongoing […]

May 14, 2011 ×

Cafes, Eating up Dubai, Emporio Armani, Italian food, Lunch, Mall of the Emirates, reviews

The essence of Italy and Emporio Armani Caffe

The essence of Italy and Emporio Armani Caffe

What do you think of when someone says “Italian”? For me, foremost, it’s always food. Pizza, followed by pasta. Gingham tablecloths, chunky white glazed terracotta pitchers filled with light red wine. Overhead pergolas creaking under the weight of hundred-year-old grape vines. Patchwork quilt panoramas over blanketed fields and forest of […]

May 7, 2011 ×

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Almaz by Momo

Almaz by Momo

I love finding a secret. It pampers the selfish egotistical side of me. I’m clever enough to know this secret, and nobody else does. Will I tell them about it? Or will I keep it to myself, selfish, enjoying the quiet Friday lunches. I mean, if I tell you all […]

April 25, 2011 ×

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Lunch with Khan

Lunch with Khan

  Filtered sunlight falls in diagonal steaks across the table before me. It doubles the number of hues I see in the mosaics, and isolates me in a little ring of sunlight – one of the few in the room. But I don’t feel alone. Fatima has just brought me […]

December 13, 2010 ×