Tag: Italian

Feb 25

24 Karat

24 Karat opens at the JW Marriott in Jadaf As I sit down to write this restaurant review, I never in my life time thought that I would say the following words … Jadaf has a hidden gem.  Yes you heard right, the industrial area of Jadaf has got itself an absolute gem of a …

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Dec 18


Vegetarian Mexican and Italian restaurant under one roof?  When I heard about this new opening in Dubai it certainly caught my attention, not only are there two cuisines under one roof, the franchise has wound its way from Mumbai, India. That can’t work surely? Further investigation revealed that Quattro does in fact have an excellent …

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Dec 16

Don Corleone

Don Corleone re-opens its doors at the new Metropolitan Hotel The original Metropolitan Hotel opened in 1979, I didn’t live here at the time but I do know a few people who did and it was a grand momentous affair by all accounts.  The hotel had a special place in my heart as it was …

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Sep 03

Joey’s Mediterranean and Seafood

When was the last time you went to Century Village? Earlier this week I received an invitation to attend a forthcoming event at Joey’s Mediterranean and Seafood.  Something rang a bell about this place and I knew that it was part of Chi Hospitality (Soho Grill and St Tropez).  I took a quick look at …

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Feb 08

Plaj @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Plaj @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray As the sun prepared to go down we found ourselves heading over to Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, we had been invited to dine at their relaxed outdoor Italian restaurant Plaj.  First impressions were great, the decor of the outlet is natural wood with turquoise tones.  The outside terrace boasts a selection of …

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Dec 20

Per Te

A little bit of Italy in the heart of Jumeirah …. You will be forgiven for thinking you have arrived at a restaurant that has closed down when you pull up outside of Per Te in Jumeirah 1.  The outside needs some tender loving care and a dash of paint.  The inside doesn’t fair much …

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Oct 05

Pulcinella Pizzeria

Pulcinella Pizzeria opens its doors in Al Barsha I love living in Al Barsha, there is always something new opening, this week Pulcinella Pizzeria came to my attention and it wasn’t long before I was heading round there to give it the once over.  I knew it was going to be a good experience when …

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Jun 08

Mozzo Centrale

Italian eatery in the heart of Umm Sequim …. Mozzo Centrale – how many times have people asked me to visit?  I have lost count to be honest,  so today we headed over to Mozzo Centrale for lunch and to check out this not too recently opened outlet.   The outdoor area has been covered …

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May 18


Another foodie cafe opens up in Al Manara … I saw Bystro from the Sheik Zayed Road a few weeks ago and made a mental note to pop in and see what Bystro had to offer.  Following a busy weekend and no foodie things on our horizon today we popped into Bystro. The restaurant is a …

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May 03


Yet another new opening proving JLT is hot becoming a foodie haven … If you had a friend who is an Italian Chef who told you he had been working on a consultancy basis with a new outlet serving fine Italian food and he invited you to lunch, would you turn him down?  No.  Today …

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