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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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It’s All About the Taste at Chicken Cottage

Chicken Cottage first opened its doors in the 1990’s in London where its proprietors felt the need for a restaurant that serves fresh and at the same time, halal food unlike other fast food outlets at that time. The Dubai branch started in Dec. 2018 and is located on the ground floor in The Mall,

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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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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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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 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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Pure Indulgence Only at Waffee Street

Waffee Street is a tiny café located in the heart of Dubai but clearly hidden from prying eyes. This is their second branch, the first one being in Sharjah. Waffee Street (Dubai branch) can clearly be called a Hidden Gem, ‘coz it’s tucked away cleverly at one of the many by-lanes somewhere in Satwa. Find

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Succumb to Gluttony at Grand Barbecue Restaurant

Grand Barbecue Restaurant serves Indian and Pan Asian cuisine in an unlimited buffet for lunch and dinner with a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Recently, they introduced a live grill concept which happens right on your table and is part of their buffet. The buffet is priced at AED 55/-, weekday and weekend

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