Tag Archive: salad

Mar 13

Healthy food is too expensive

How many times have you heard that comment? For many years now I have watched every program on the TV that is about healthy eating, lifestyle and dieting.  Nine times out of ten the biggest complaint is that people can’t afford to buy healthy food.  I am not going to say that all health foods …

Continue reading »

Jul 28

Del Monte

The Del Monte Salad … Del Monte has got to be one of the best known brands on earth, I can remember as a child having their canned peaches with evaporated milk as a treat on Sundays.  For the last few months we have been regular visitors to the Del Monte salad bar in Carrefour …

Continue reading »

Sep 17

Crumbs Elysee

A little bit of Paris in Dubai … Crumbs Elysee The Avenue des Champs-Elysee is famous in Paris for its night life, theatre life and cafe culture, hence the name Crumbs Elysee here in Dubai.   I have driven past it a million times and have always been curious as to what it had to …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

Dec 11

Barakat Cafe

Barakat Cafe brings some freshness to the Beach Road … On a recent factory tour of Barakat Juices the team there were telling me about the Barakat Cafe on the Beach Road.  I was intrigued and was delighted when Barakat sent me a gift voucher to redeem at the outlet.  Yesterday was National Day and …

Continue reading »

Nov 21

McGettigan’s Irish Pub

 McGettigan’s Irish Pub and their beef burger Once I had decided that I would cover a lot of burgers during the month of November I made a list and added McGettigan’s onto it.  They were actually second on the list and I am guessing most of you know who was first.  I love McGettigan’s food, …

Continue reading »

Oct 08

Richy’s I am the salad

A few months back there was a lot of talk on Twitter about a new salad bar that had opened up at Jumeirah Lake Towers, I did try to find it one day but it was the middle of the Summer and too hot so I gave up! today I was back in Jumeirah Lake …

Continue reading »

Sep 06

Bert’s Cafe

I heard about Bert’s Cafe at the Greens before  Ramadan and was keen to visit but didn’t get round to it, and they were closed right over Ramadan, re-opening recently.   There is a huge lack of decent places in The Greens area that just serve a light lunch so I was rather looking forward to …

Continue reading »

May 16

M’s @ Emirates Golf Club

Today was a very important day for my lovely friend Nurse Jill, it is her Birthday and to celebrate we organised a little luncheon at one of my favourite places in Dubai, yes Emirates Golf Club, that little secret dining venue that often gets over looked as people just think of it as a Golf …

Continue reading »

May 12

Student Biryani

On a sunny October afternoon in 1969 students returning home from their institutions noticed a board on a Katrik Road pavement. The Board read Cafe Student.  The Founder, a 40 year old man was standing behind this board with a few plates and a tumbler full of aromatic, flavoursome rice that he called biryani. Passerby …

Continue reading »