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

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 and a live kitchen area and it has a retro … Continue reading Dabang Reloaded at Dabang Kathi & Curry

Ghar ka Tiffin

The name of this restaurant always reminds me of my mom’s cooking and that is what they aim to provide – tasty homely food that is not overly oily and is nutritious, unlike many other Indian restaurants. Their menu is a mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes from North India and many dishes have a blend of veggies and non-veg. in a unique way. Located … Continue reading Ghar ka Tiffin

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

Chocoholics go only to GF Ferre Chocolate Bar

“Eat, sleep, drink chocolate”, said someone once and that’s exactly what I did on my b’day, a few days back. I woke up on D-day to this yummy honey cake drowned in chocolate syrup and covered with Kit Kat pieces, all done by my AJ, my 7-year old kiddo (I love you, baby!!!) with a lil help from Mr. J. They know I looove chocolate. … Continue reading Chocoholics go only to GF Ferre Chocolate Bar

Up Your Fishing Game at As You Fish

As I walked into this white-coloured two-floored building in Jumeirah with glass doors, there in front of me were many live seafood. As I headed upstairs to the main seating area, I was greeted by a beautiful blue and white painting that is characteristic of Santorini, a popular island in Greece that is known for its beautiful beaches, spectacular scenery and amazing restaurants. This seating … Continue reading Up Your Fishing Game at As You Fish

Mezze Time at Baydar

Baydar is a Lebanese restaurant in Al Barsha Mall that serves homemade fare inspired by time-honoured recipes. It shares its dining area with Sandella’s Flatbread Café, an outlet that serves pizzas, wraps and quesadillas on their trademark flatbreads. Read my review on Sandella’s Flatbread Café here. The indoor dining area is pretty with huge floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Al Barsha Pond Park and … Continue reading Mezze Time at Baydar