Must Try Syrian and Arabic Cuisine at Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant and Café (Aleppo Grills), Al Garhoud

Al Mashawai Al Halabya, also known as Aleppo Grills, is well known for serving authentic Syrian cuisine, in addition to other Middle Eastern cuisines. They have two branches, one in Sharjah and the other in Al Garhoud, Dubai. I visited the Dubai branch alongwith my family for lunch one Saturday afternoon. Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant & Café, Dubai is a very spacious outlet spread … Continue reading Must Try Syrian and Arabic Cuisine at Al Mashawi Al Halabya Restaurant and Café (Aleppo Grills), Al Garhoud

The Bhukkad Café

Calling all ‘bhukkads’ to try this cute cozy café in the heart of Dubai that serves not food but nostalgia on a plate!!! Ohh wait!!! For those who don’t know, ‘bhukkad’ means ‘greedy for food’. But I’d like to add ‘greedy for wholesome soul-touching food’!!! And that’s exactly what I experienced on recent visit to The Bhukkad Café. I was invited to experience their High … Continue reading The Bhukkad Café

Lizbethology sets foot in Sharjah with a review of Al Fakhar & Al Tanour

Levantine cuisine is always close to my heart. Hot grills with hummus and freshly made Arabic bread are some of my favourites. Al Fakhar & Al Tanour ticks all the right boxes. It is a quaint restaurant located in the heart of Abu Shagara, Sharjah with outdoor and indoor seating areas. My visit was on a Saturday afternoon and that could be the reason that … Continue reading Lizbethology sets foot in Sharjah with a review of Al Fakhar & Al Tanour

Dinner at Olive Root Restaurant

Olive Root, located in Al Nahda, is a casual dining restaurant that serves Rajasthani and International cuisine. This was my first visit to this outlet, and it happened to be to try their Iftar buffet. The buffet priced at AED 15/-, is unlimited, and includes dates, fruits, Chana Chaat, Dahi Vada, Mirchi Pakoda, Aloo Pakoda, Mini Chicken Shawarma and Roohafza. The shawarma was juicy and … Continue reading Dinner at Olive Root Restaurant

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 your way once and you’ll always keep coming back. Coffee … Continue reading Pure Indulgence Only at Waffee Street