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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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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

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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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Dine the Sri Lankan Way at Ayubowan

U.A.E. is a melting pot of various cultures and cuisines. If you live in Dubai and want to try a cuisine from anywhere in the world, you don’t have to get on a plane. Just get in a car, drive around and your bound to find food from all over the world at your fingertips.

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