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Let’s go to That Place

AJ: Mom, can we go out for lunch today? Me: Where do you want to go? AJ: You choose. Me: OK…. Let’s go to that place!! AJ: Which place? Me: That place….!!! AJ: WHICH Plaaacceeee…??? Me: THAAT Plaaaccee…. It is the name of a place!!! If you don’t know, AJ is my 8yr old cutie

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Fisherman’s Hub – A Foodie’s Delight

When we hear the name ‘Fisherman’s Hub’, we think of a diners joint usually seen in movies where there is a central open kitchen that’s whips up various seafood dishes, where all the tables are occupied by noisy diners and there’s alcohol all around. But that’s not the scene here. This restaurant is very child

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Al Humsani Restaurant – Levantine cuisine at its Best

Levantine cuisine is available at every nook and corner in the U.A.E. and we all have our own favourite restaurants serving this type of food, be it fine dining, mid-range or even cheap-eat restaurants. Well, let me tell you that there’s one more to be added to the list. Al Humsani Restaurant located in Dubai

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Simply Delicious by Simply Oishii

Nestled in a quiet corner in Barsha, is a small, cute Japanese café called Simply Oishii, that is all set to change the availability of authentic Japanese fruit parfaits and Japanese sweets here in the U.A.E. I had the honour of being invited for their grand opening. Though it took me some time to find

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Eat at Skini Panini and be Skinny 😊

Skini Panini in Dubai Marina is a like a kiosk along the Marina Promenade situated closer to Dubai Marina Mall and Pier 7 and it has a small seating area too. The branch at Business Park, near Al Maktoum International Airport is bigger and has more options. They have a branch in Al Quoz also,

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Biriyani Time at Curry Chatti

Curry Chatti is a typical Keralite eatery serving authentic Thalassery biriyani and other Malabar dishes and also many Chinese dishes with an Indian touch. They have two outlets in Dubai – Karama and Qusais. Both outlets are not very big as most of their customers vouch for take-aways or deliveries, but they do have a

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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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Go Gaga over Acai at Crazy Over Acai

Acai bowls are filled with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and healthy fats. Hence they are believed to be superfoods and the latest healthy food fad. Because acai berries spoil within a day, they are usually sold as a frozen pulp and when topped with various cut fruits and granola, make a healthy snack or

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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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