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A Keralite Lunch at MotaFish Restaurant

The name MotaFish gives a Keralite feel and that’s what I experienced when I visited this place last week for lunch. It’s a simple, compact outlet located in a residential area of Barsha, with both indoor and outdoor areas. The outdoor area is covered with transparent plastic which was nice as it provides protection against

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Delectable Delicacies at DownTown Café

DownTown Café recently opened a new branch on Sheikh Zayed road, a stone’s throw from Financial Centre metro station, in the Abu Dhabi direction. The other branch in Karama has been functioning successfully for quite some time. This new outlet has pretty indoor and outdoor areas. The indoor area maybe a little small compared to

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A Family Dinner at Shrimpy

Going through my emails, a few days back made me shrimply excited. Why??!! You must have guessed it by now… it was an invite to visit Shrimpy at their Dubai Marina branch. There are two other branches – one at Dubai Parks and Resorts and the other at Dubai Mall. The one at Dubai Marina

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Beat the Dubai Summer with Bombay Kulfi

There is no dearth of kulfi shops in Karama and the latest to join the bandwagon is Bombay Kulfi, a branch of the largest kulfi chain in India. Bombay Kulfi serves over 80 flavours of kulfis and BK natural ice-creams that are made from 100% fresh milk and all-natural ingredients. There are no artificial flavourings

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Dinner at Olive Root Restaurant

Olive Root, located in Al Nahda, is a casual dining restaurant that serves Rajasthani and International cuisine. This was my first visit to this outlet, and it happened to be to try their Iftar buffet. The buffet priced at AED 15/-, is unlimited, and includes dates, fruits, Chana Chaat, Dahi Vada, Mirchi Pakoda, Aloo Pakoda,

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Dabang Reloaded at Dabang Kathi & Curry

Dabang Kathi & Curry is the latest addition to the Indian restaurant scene in Dubai. Having opened its doors just this year, it is located within the food court in Dubai Marina Mall and serves a limited menu consisting of veg. and non-veg. dishes with quirky Bollywood-inspired names. The outlet is decorated with back-lit posters

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Tantalize your Taste Buds at Ghee Rice Restaurant

An Indian restaurant serving Indian, Middle Eastern and International dishes and located within Flora Inn Hotel on Airport Road in Garhoud, Dubai. Ghee Rice has been open for a few years now and it’s a shame that I took so long to visit this restaurant. The food they serve is simple, delish and wonderfully executed.

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The Shake Colony near The Sheikh Colony

There’s a new kid on the block…a new café specialising in different types of shakes has opened its doors and it’s located near the very famous Sheikh colony in Al Qusais. Aptly named The Shake Colony, it’s a small bespoke cute place whipping up delicious shakes, mocktails and faloodas. They look simple and have very

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A Walk Through the Italian Countryside at La Vigna

La Vigna, the only Italian restaurant at Century Village, takes you to a different place and time altogether. Without getting onto a plane, you’re transported to the Italian countryside with rustic brick walls, wooden windows and red and white table tops. The fiery built-in pizza oven adds to the ambience too. The restaurant is two-floored,

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