Sheikh Shaq

When someone in my group of food-obsessed blogging friends started jumping up and down about a burger joint called Shake Shack, I had absolutely thought that she meant Sheikh Shack. I pictured this majlis-style hot spot with a swanky modern take on the Bedouin tent. An elite place for the wealthy local Dubai males to…

The Dough Stripped Bare

Last week I attended the launch of N_K_D Pizza (alias for Naked – oooh, far too naughty for the Middle East!) with a bunch of my famished foodie friends, including Ms Custard Pie, The Spontaneous Euphoric, The Scribblelishesse, Dubai Biter, and Mezzaloonie (she’s not really a loonie). They already wrote pieces on the opening, and…