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Eating up Dubai

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Food and drink bites, October 2016

Is this segment supposed to be monthly? Lucky it’s not my day job…. Reviews follow detailing a few places I’ve checked out in recent weeks. Please comment if you’ve been – I’d love to hear your opinion too. Cafes Mitts and trays 7.5/10 We couldn’t get into Farzi one Saturday afternoon, so […]

October 18, 2016 ×

Christmas, Uncategorized, Wine O'Clock

Food and Wine Matching for the Festivities

Food and Wine Matching for the Festivities

It’s a time of year when people will spend more on wine than any other. There’s the Champagne for celebration of course – it’s an occasion where people who rarely buy Champagne will forgo the new-world sparklings and shell out the big bucks. People bring out treasured cellared items, wine-eggs […]

December 23, 2013 ×

Culinary Travel, Eating up Dubai

Encore Por Favor – More Mexican please…

Encore Por Favor – More Mexican please…

Finally, Dubai is catching up. We have watched other cities around us haul in the flavours in Mexico like a kidnapped cactus. They dump the flaming, piquant flavours in their frosty cities, and the gringos slurp them up like they’ve never had a chilli with citrus in their life. And […]

June 26, 2013 ×

Eating up Dubai

Culinary Cocktails and Mixologist versus Bartender

Culinary Cocktails and Mixologist versus Bartender

It’s been infused, marinated, flamed, given a sous vide treatment. There’s an egg white foam, pomegranate seeds pounded in a mortar and pestle. Japanese ceramics, chilli, obscure herb garnish, maybe some edible flowers. The chef tests for balance. Sour? Sweet? Heat? Sufficient umami? Aye, it’s ready to eat. …Oh. Hang […]

June 10, 2013 ×