Posts in Favorite Eats
For the Love of Coffee

To me, going for a cup of coffee is about so much more than just the coffee, it's a ritual. I love to immerse myself in the coffee-shop culture, the interiors, the baristas, the atmosphere and just the shear joy of sitting at your usual table catching up with friends, or even some alone time working on your laptop - favorite elixir in hand of course. It's safe to say, many hours of my week are spent in coffee shops and my love for this beloved liquid magic knows no bounds. 

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PLAY

If you’ve dined in either of the Zuma restaurants in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, you’ve certainly had a taste of Reif Othman’s genius. He recently resigned from his role as regional executive chef of Zuma Restaurants and is now the Chef De Cuisine at Play –  and that is all it took to get that restaurant...

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Milkcow

The dreamiest, milkiest soft serve ice cream. Ever. And it’s just in time for summer! Oh – and it’s completely organic and preservative-free as well – meaning due to its short shelf-life, is produced fresh on a daily basis. Quality > Quantity at this trendy South Korean ice cream parlour, which is what I loved most about...

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La Tablita

Dubai’s newest Mexican hotspot is giving everyone something to taco ’bout! La Tablita is the brainchild of award winning chef Carlos Hannon (ex- Tortuga) and alongside him, Chef de Cuisine Daniel Hurtado, his protégé who is leading the restaurant. The name ‘La Tablita’ means small board or table, hence, the food is served on such...

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Tre

Dinner with a view. 3 times a charm! Roberto Rella does it again with his third Italian venture in Dubai, this time taking up three (tre) prime floors with stunning views of the city’s skyline at the Nassima Royal Hotel near Trade Centre (previously known as Radisson Royal Hotel). The former front of house manager...

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The MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill

It’s about time Dubai got an Oyster Bar! Tucked away in the loading dock of Double Tree Hilton, on the edge of JBR’s coastline, The MAINE is a seaside brasserie with a family style menu which includes everything from steaks and chops, to fresh fish and seafood, to pot roasts and steamers. Independently operated by restauranteurs...

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