Category: Eating Out

New Bu Qtair | A Revamped Dubai Institution In Video

Bu Qtair – the Dubai institution – has a new location now, a shift of 100 meters from one side of the road to the other – an upgraded location – a sea view along the fishing harbour. Here’s presenting the video of the new Bu Qtair!

+ Al Fannah Seafood Restaurant

Al Fannah | How Deep (Fried) Is Your (Fish) Love?

So, here’s our new find (almost budget find). Located inside the Umm Sequimm Fishing Harbour and the Dubai Ports and Customs Authorities, our hunch is that this hidden gem is soon going to be the next ‘Bu Qtair’ in town, alibi some fairy lights, melamine plates, steel cutlery and queue-less waits. Also with better fish and a lesser bill!

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Quique Dacosta | When Food Becomes An Enigma

Each person is an enigma. You’re a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle. ∼ Theodore Zeldin enigma ɪˈnɪɡmə/ noun noun: enigma; plural noun: enigmas a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand. Difficult to understand, yet beautiful and stimulating to the senses… mysterious yet … Read More Quique Dacosta | When Food Becomes An Enigma

+ Bu Qtair Fish Restaurant

Bu Qtair In A New Avatar | A New Year, A New Location

I don’t understand why the press is so interested in speculating about my appearance, anyway. What does my face have to do with my music or my dancing? ∼ Michael Jackson The above quote stands true for Bu Qtair too. What has the new look of Bu Qtair got to do with the taste of the fish it serves? The charm is still all … Read More Bu Qtair In A New Avatar | A New Year, A New Location

+ Hidden Gems of Dubai

Hidden Gems of Dubai | My Pick of Restaurants

There are little gems all around us that can hold glimmers of inspiration. ∼ Richelle Mead Nominated for #MasalaAwards2015 as Best Asian Blog! To vote for me, please click here… masala.com/awards Hidden Gems. The term is sometimes too clichéd and overrated, specially in an ever evolving city like Dubai. Here, big shopping malls are easier to spot than hidden gems and the few gems … Read More Hidden Gems of Dubai | My Pick of Restaurants

+ Friday Brunches

My Best Brunch Experiences | Exploring The Friday Heritage

“Brunch, for me, is an extended breakfast that should be enjoyed whenever you have time properly to engage in cooking and eating.” ∼ Yotam Ottolenghi ‘Friday Brunch’ is considered something of an institution in Dubai. Many large hotels and restaurants offer an all inclusive drinks and food buffet during early afternoons, and large groups of expatriates and tourists make this the highlight of their weekend, … Read More My Best Brunch Experiences | Exploring The Friday Heritage

+ Bengali restaurants in Kolkata

Where Will You Eat Bengali Food In Kolkata? | From Traditional to Bohemian

Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture. ∼ Mark Kurlansky There was a time when finding a Bengali restaurant in Kolkata was difficult. It was limited to either the ‘no-frill canteen’ Suruchi or the ‘hotel restaurant’ Aaheli in Peerless Inn. And much later an inclusion of few Bengali dishes in the menu of Sonargaon … Read More Where Will You Eat Bengali Food In Kolkata? | From Traditional to Bohemian

Leaving JBR | Capturing The Last Day in HD (Heart-Devastating) Mode

No looking back. Love where you are going. ∼ web wisdom Today (now yesterday, post Cinderella hour) was our last day of living in JBR. It has been 6 long years of living here… amidst cool sea breeze, beautiful sunsets, broken down sand castles… a few good friends… many restaurants that I have written about… we have seen some restaurants from the day their … Read More Leaving JBR | Capturing The Last Day in HD (Heart-Devastating) Mode

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