Nene in Korean means ‘Yes Yes’ and Nene Chicken is a South Korean – based international fried chicken franchise serving authentic Korean fried chicken since 1999. It is located in the food court on level 1 at Mall of the Emirates. At Nene Chicken, customers get to experience deliciously marinated, crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside chicken pieces that are served with their … Continue reading Trying Korea’s Favourite Nene Chicken at Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Hitchki, a well-known restaurant brand in Mumbai and in U.A.E., recently opened their second outlet in Dubai at Mirdif City Centre. Located on the first floor, opposite Fitness First, this casual dining outlet is spacious, and the décor is pleasing and well-lit with a huge seating area and a non-alcoholic bar at the rear end. The staff were all masked up and wearing gloves and … Continue reading Have you been to Hitchki’s newest branch at MCC?
Kulcha King is a well-known restaurant chain in U.A.E. for around 10 years now, serving north Indian cuisine and especially famous for their stuffed kulchas. A few days ago, I visited them at their Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) branch in Cluster O for dinner. As we walked in through the massive entrance door with an Indian vibe, we were greeted by the front part of … Continue reading Must try Kulchas and Clay Pot Biryanis at Kulcha King
Khaana Badosh is a casual dine-in restaurant located in Al Barsha south, with a focus on Pakistani cuisine. I had tried their food last year and liked it, so I decided to try them again last weekend. I opted for home delivery; everything was hot, packed well and delivered on time. Starters were Kebabs and I had asked them to do a mix of chicken … Continue reading Pakistani Flavours at Khaana Badosh
Bandstand located on the lobby level at Royal Ascot Hotel in Bur Dubai is a sports bar inspired by the Bandstand in Mumbai. I had taken a break from physically visiting restaurants and bars due to the current coronavirus situation and this was my first visit to a bar post lockdown, and my second visit here. The hotel offers free parking which used to be … Continue reading Another Visit to Bandstand in Bur Dubai
Bhuk Box is a delivery-only concept based in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), focussing on North Indian veg. and non-veg. combos. A few days ago, I ordered two combos – one veg. and the other non-veg., Kadai Paneer and Kadai Chicken Combos. Both combos came with rice, in this case, steamed rice, dal makhani, vegetable salad, raita, gulab jamun and kadai paneer or kadai chicken as … Continue reading Try North Indian Combos at Bhuk Box, JLT
Bak Bak Chicken can be best described as a delivery only outlet with multiple chains across Dubai, specialising in sandwiches and salads with Middle Eastern flavours. Hummus with meat is an all-time favourite. Though I couldn’t find that here, they had Hummus Shawarma on their menu, which I though of trying. The hummus was creamy though a bit too tangy, the chicken shawarma bits were … Continue reading Bak Bak Chicken – Only for Chicken Lovers
The Mango Ice-cream at Just Fresh was such a craze on social media that my family and I rushed to the nearest branch before the end of the mango season. We visited the branch at Aswaq Mall in Barsha. Reviewing that here as this location is not available on Zomato. There is ample parking at the premises and as soon as we parked our car, … Continue reading Have you been to Just Fresh?
Though Dubai has now re-opened completely, and restaurants are swarming with customers, I still prefer to dine in the comfort of my home even though I order from out regularly. Last week, we tried Tandoori Junction, a casual dining restaurant in JLT serving North Indian cuisine, at home. Let me start with what I loved. The Chicken Tikka starter with spicy green chutney was the … Continue reading Indian Flavours at Tandoori Junction in JLT
Having seen Paavos Pizza at multiple petrol pump stations many times, my family of pizza lovers tried it once and we have been hooked ever since. We have dined in, gotten takeaways and even got it delivered home on many occasions. They were the first pizzeria to introduce the concept of ‘Pizza in Five Minutes’ in the UAE (remember the radio ad 😊). It works … Continue reading Pizzalicious at Paavos Pizza