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

Casual Dining with Relaxing Views at La Terrazza

La Terrazza is a casual dining restaurant in the heart of Dubai that that aims to satisfy every type of foodie. Whether you’re looking for Mediterranean cuisine or Turkish, for pizzas or pastas, for grilled items or for some healthy bites, La Terrazza has it all. Maybe some shisha to smoke away, no problem, this huge outlet has it too. This outlet is located on … Continue reading Casual Dining with Relaxing Views at La Terrazza

Be a True Desi at Desi Village Restaurant & Café

Dubai, a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, has umpteen restaurants catering to various Indian flavours and a recent addition to this is Desi Village Restaurant & Café in Al Gharoud. Having heard a lot about them in the past few months, I visited them on Friday for dinner with my family. As you step in you are bound to be amazed by the magnanimous … Continue reading Be a True Desi at Desi Village Restaurant & Café

Dine the Vegetarian Way at Kailash Parbat, Al Seef

Al Seef, located near Dubai Creek, is a must visit place to soak in Dubai’s heritage. The are many restaurants here with beautiful views of the creek be it during the day or night. Kailash Parbat was started in the 1950’s and is one of the most iconic brands in India serving vegetarian food. The interior here exudes oomph and luxury and is totally instaworthy. … Continue reading Dine the Vegetarian Way at Kailash Parbat, Al Seef

The Waterpipe Lounge & Café

I once read somewhere that shisha lounges are Middle East’s favourite hangout place. Couldn’t be truer with so many of them in every nook and corner not just in Dubai. The latest one to join the list is The Waterpipe Lounge & Café in City Seasons Hotel, Deira. Check out the video here. There is valet parking and an open parking area that is under … Continue reading The Waterpipe Lounge & Café

An Experience to Remember at A.E.R

A.E.R is the latest luxurious lounge in DIFC housing Dubai’s longest bar at 100 ft. and extending across 20,000 sq.ft, with a signature rooftop view of the Dubai skyline. A.E.R Restaurant and Bar serves a variety of international dishes and authentic blends, in addition to housing a talented shisha artist. My first visit to A.E.R. was on their launch night on Sept. 25th, one day … Continue reading An Experience to Remember at A.E.R

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

Dine the Indian Way at Masala Craft

Century Village is like my home now… I’ve been there so many times recently and I love going back again and again. Whether it’s in the afternoons or at night, it is a wonderful place to be. It is like walking down a countryside with fabulous restaurants all around. This time I found myself in an Indian restaurant named Masala Craft, serving food from all … Continue reading Dine the Indian Way at Masala Craft

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