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 the Karama branch but the two huge outdoor areas makeup … Continue reading Delectable Delicacies at DownTown Café

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 or colours used. All BK products are made in India … Continue reading Beat the Dubai Summer with Bombay Kulfi

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, Mini Chicken Shawarma and Roohafza. The shawarma was juicy and … Continue reading Dinner at Olive Root Restaurant

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 try the rest of the Portuguese dishes that I couldn’t … Continue reading Portuguese Delicacies at Da Gama

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. The vegetarian thali is priced at AED 44/- and non-vegetarian … Continue reading Indian Thali now at Curry Culture

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 the food that they offer by having two different kitchens … Continue reading From Lee’s Wok to Your Plate

Teşekkür Ederim Pide Keyfi (Thank You Pide Keyfi)

Pide Keyfi is a casual dining Turkish restaurant located in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC). They serve typical Turkish food and all their staff are originally from Turkey. They are very friendly and helpful too. The restaurant has both outdoor and indoor seating areas. My visit to this outlet resulted in ordering a variety of scrumptious meaty dishes and we weren’t disappointed. The dish that truly … Continue reading Teşekkür Ederim Pide Keyfi (Thank You Pide Keyfi)