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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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Get Ready to be Amazed at Sadak Chaap

Sadak Chaap can be best described as a casual dining eatery where the hero of every dish is soya. It’s a pure vegetarian restaurant. Try the chaap curries or grills and you won’t realise that you’re not eating chicken but soya. You’ll never notice that the difference. It is a great way to get kids

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Portuguese Delicacies at Da Gama

Remember Vasco da Gama, the famous Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea… Just like he made a couple more voyages to India after this initial journey, I too am dreaming of going back to Da Gama again, the Portuguese restaurant in Century Village, named after Vasco da Gama, obviously, to

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Indian Thali now at Curry Culture

Curry Culture is a casual dining Indian restaurant located in the outdoor restaurant area in Ibn Battuta Mall. It is quite spacious with outdoor and indoor seating areas and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. A few days back, I tried their newly introduced thali for lunch and I must say I was pretty impressed.

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From Lee’s Wok to Your Plate

Lee’s Wok is a casual dining restaurant located in Discovery Gardens, at a stone’s throw from Ibn Battuta Mall. Serving Pan Asian cuisine, it shares it dining space with Gabbar’s Grills, which specialises in cuisine from the northern part of India. What I find intriguing is that they have tried to keep the authenticity of

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A Smokey Affair with the Crabs

Grub Shack is a causal dining restaurant located in Healthcare City in Dubai. When I first saw the food photos from this outlet, a few years back, it was in Sharjah. And I kept telling mu hubby that we need to visit this place, the pics were that tempting. And one fine day, I heard

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