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

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)

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 low prices, the most expensive item on their menu is … Continue reading The Shake Colony near The Sheikh Colony

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, in-addition to a huge outdoor area, a bar and shisha. … Continue reading A Walk Through the Italian Countryside at La Vigna

Once Upon A Bite

Growing up, I used to be fascinated with stories that started with ‘Once upon a time’. Utter those four words and I’d be transported into an imaginary world filled with many wonderful stories. But never did I imagine that as an adult, all the stories that I tell would begin with ‘Once upon a bite’!!! I’m not joking… It so happens that almost every conversation … Continue reading Once Upon A Bite