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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 ×

Badulla, blessing, embracing culture, life, love, Lunch, poverty, religion, Sri Lanka, travel

Mother Mary

Mother Mary

So first we arrived in “Little England”, and then went to a big temple…. Step three of our journey was to see the real Sri Lanka. As I have mentioned, we have a Sri Lankan Maid-slash-nanny-slash-cook-slash-counselor working with our family. When she invited us to see her home town, we […]

March 2, 2011 ×

Beach, Beach Bar and Grill, daydreaming, Dubai, Friday Brunch, hotels, kids and dining, Lunch, One and Only, restaurants

Floating by the beach

Floating by the beach

I don’t think there is a more pleasant position than lying in grass in a mild tropical climate with a full belly and the sound of a warm breeze rustling through the palm leaves only just louder than the clinking of glasses in the near distance. I am trying to […]

November 13, 2010 ×