Tag: food

Dec 21

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas Don’t panic I am not going to go all religious and start spouting about Christianity and world politics.  However, what I am going to say is that I would like to thank each and every one you who takes the time to pop onto my site, to read a review and sometimes leave …

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Nov 30

BBC Good Food Show

BBC Good Food Show has its Middle Eastern debut here in Dubai After 25 years of undoubted success in the UK the BBC finally decided to bring the BBC Good Food Show to Dubai (17th – 19th December)  I had been told about the event and the celebrity chef’s who were attending the event before …

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Mar 13

Arabian Ranches Golf Club

The girls checked out the Arabian Ranches Golf Club This morning out the blue I managed to arrange an informal lunch with three friends in the space of a few moments. A direct message on Facebook (it’s the main way I converse with Toffee Princess) and two phone calls later resulted in four ladies sitting …

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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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Jan 12

Taste of Fame

Lights, camera, action … I was invited to the opening party for Taste of Fame but opening parties aren’t really my thing, I did make a mental note to try it out at a later date.  You can be forgiven for thinking you were attending a movie premier when you arrive, red carpets, flash lights …

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Jul 13

Jebel Ali Club

Jebel Ali Club, it’s old …. One of my followers on Twitter just described Ramadan as being like a Sunday afternoon in the 1980’s that lasts a month, that is exactly how it felt today at Jebel Ali Club.  Those of us expats that have been here any length of time will be more than …

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May 06

Bait Al Bahar (The Beach House)

Bait Al Bahar (The Beach House) When I saw an update on Facebook with some rather nice snap shots of a new venue right on the beach in the heart of Jumeirah my heart missed a beat.  The next day we were in the car and trawling the area near Dubai Offshore Sailing Club in …

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Apr 08

Hatta Fort Hotel (revisited)

Hatta Fort Hotel, revisited …. I love Hatta Fort Hotel, it is just an amazing place to escape to, and it is only just over an hours drive from Dubai.   We visited last year with friends, you can find the review I wrote after that visit via this link.  Last weekend however we visited …

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Nov 17

Jones the Grocer

Jones the Grocer gourmet food for everyday living … I  was delighted a few weeks ago to receive and invitation for lunch at Jones the Grocer in Al Manara.  Delighted for two reasons, one I was going to be dining with some like minded food friends and two they have a Wagyu beefburger on their …

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Sep 23

Table 9 by Nick and Scott

A guest review of Table 9 by Nick and Scott I got a rather nice surprise when a friend contacted me and asked me to publish a review on her behalf, so here you  have Table9 through the eyes of @financialuae You’ve probably heard about Table 9, read some reviews and thought to yourself that …

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