Tag: chinese

May 07


Toshi gets a new look … I am no stranger to the Grand Millenium Hotel in TECOM, we used to live in TECOM and were one of the first families to visit the hotel when it opened some 8 years ago.   I have hosted events at the hotel and my husband has held conferences …

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Oct 28

Nom Nom Asia Revisited

Nom Nom Asia reveals their Thai menu When Nom Nom Asia opened their doors earlier this year I was one of the first few to try their Chinese menu.  A few months later a separate Thai menu was added, it took until today for me to eventually call in and check it out. With friends …

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Sep 12


Business Bay’s little secret … Zen Many months ago I received a beautiful message from the owner of Zen.  He told me all about his passion for Zen and the history behind  Zen which originally opened in 2005 on Sheik Zayed Road.  The building Zen called home was pulled down and Zen found a new …

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Jan 31

Nom Nom Asia

Nom Nom Asia opens its doors in Al Barsha 1 Regular readers know I love a good new opening, especially when it is on my doorstep.  I received an invitation from the owner of Nom Nom Asia to join him for lunch next weekend but I couldn’t wait that long.  It was Friday, we had been to …

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Jan 28

Spice Kraft

A new vegetarian option in JLT ….. Today was a first for me, I have never been to a vegetarian restaurant before and was rather looking forward to checking out Spice Kraft in Jumeirah Lake Towers. I am a huge meat lover so I was a bit apprehensive about visiting Spice Kraft but having already …

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Nov 13

PF Chang’s

Did PF Chang’s impress? …. I was starting to feel like the only person in Dubai that hadn’t visited PF Chang’s, not being a great lover of American franchises I had steered away when in the malls opting to dine in smaller less known outlets.   However on Saturday we took the plunge and dined …

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Aug 27

Thai Chi

Two restaurants under one roof … Wafi  City opened its doors way back in 1995, there wasn’t an expat in Dubai, at that time that hadn’t tried at least one of the licensed outlets based in The Pyramids.  I include myself in that list because I actually used to work at Wafi Mall before Mitten came …

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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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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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Dec 05

Ping Pong Dim Sum

Ping Pong hits Dubai Mall …. When an invitation arrived in the in-box a few weeks back for a food tasting evening at Ping Pong I have to admit I was really excited, unfortunately I couldn’t attend that evening but Bettyboodubai and I contacted them directly and re-arranged the date. Eventually after a tale that …

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