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Jul 31

Spice & Ice

Spice & Ice Jumeirah Lakes Towers A few months ago I was invited to a press lunch at Spice & Ice, a newly opened Indian Restaurant in Jumeirah Lake Towers. Whilst you get a good taste of what a restaurant has to offer at such events, the only way to really find out how good …

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Oct 02

Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil opens its first outlet in the Middle East Earlier this week I was invited to the opening of the new extension on level 2 at Mall of the Emirates.  Don’t get me wrong, I like shopping but it wasn’t the new shops that were opening that I was excited about, it was …

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Jun 17


Is the future orange? At the bottom of the street where I live there is a big building with an orange logo on the outside, I drive past it most days.  The  majority of you will know the Centro Barsha Hotel but how many of you have actually popped in?  With plenty of parking behind …

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Oct 30

Mango Tree

Mango Tree and the amazing fountains! Over recent months I had been invited to a few food related events that have been hosted at Mango Tree at Souk Al Bahar, but they have always been evening events. Evenings and photography don’t work for me and I like to use my own images so I was …

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Oct 07


Rauchi Asian Fusion Dining …. One thing I love is feedback and recommendations from my readers. One of my regular readers recommended Rauchi at the Ramee Rose Hotel in TECOM to me a few months back. Today I eventually got round to paying them a visit.   You know when you have one of those …

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Sep 22

Furn Beik

A new kid on the block in Al Barsha …. A little trip out in the dark the other night revealed, literally on my door step a new Cafe of some description. I could clearly see tables and a brick oven.  The next day I was straight over to see what was going on.  As …

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Jul 02

White Orchid Restaurant

White Orchid was a good choice …. At the end of school term we always take a little staycation here in the UAE, last weekend was spent at Palm Tree Court and Spa.  I love weekends away like this as they give me the opportunity to dine at various different outlets during the course of …

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Jan 23

Tantuni JLT

Another new outlet hits JLT, this time it’s a little bit of Turkey! …  Tantuni When two friends who both hail from Turkey have a hankering for some Tantuni they no longer have to take a trek all the way back to Turkey.  Yes you read right, they teamed up and opened their own Tantuni …

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Dec 30

Le Rivage

Le Rivage at Ocean View Hotel …. This morning it was decided that we would visit the newly opened Girders at Ocean View Hotel, being married to a Scotsman it seemed the right thing to do 🙂  I checked out the Ocean View Hotel website to find that they are open from 1 pm on …

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Dec 29

Long Yin

Long Yin at Le Meridien Dubai gets a new look Today, for the last time this year I wore my Le Meridien Ambassador cap  🙁 but it was for a very special occasion.  Yes one of my favourite Restaurants at Le Meridien Dubai has had a “face-lift” and I was invited down for lunch to have …

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