United Arab Emirates
An Indian food tour in Old Dubai with Frying Pan Adventures
A delicious way to discover one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods of Old Dubai – Meena Bazaar, is to book into the 4-hour long ‘Little India on a plate’ food tour with Frying Pan Adventures. It's getting to connect to the essence of old neighbourhoods holding its head high amidst the new urban landscape of 2020, which in itself, is a story that needed to be told and celebrated. What do you think?
Bur Dubai | My favourite food memories from Old Dubai – Part 1
Chalking out my favourite food memories from the neighbourhood trio of Bur Dubai, Karama and Oudh Metha in a three-part blogpost ... digging into a two decade long delicious list!
Dubai Creekside, Al Fahidi and a cultural lunch at SMCCU
Despite Dubai’s changing landscape, the historic district of Al Shidagha, the traditional Textile Souq along the Bur Dubai side of the creek, the continuing Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood (formerly Bastakiya), the Spice Souq and Gold Souq across the creek in the Deira side… all these places have managed to retained their original charm and sanctity. Bukhoor or Bakhoor, scented bricks soaked in fragrant oils Today’s post is in celebration of my brother’s birthday. A designer by profession, he’s an artist, a creative soul and capable of capturing the eclectic in things that others would find most ordinary and random. This is a creative and a foodie day out in my…
An epicurean weekend escape in the UAE
If you are looking for an epicurean weekend escape in the UAE, this itinerary created by Foodiva and The Luxury Collection is just for you. Different locales, with a menu inspired by the local flavours of each region, its definitely a treat for a foodie connoisseur.
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa | A Twitterati Lunch
‘We are pleased to accommodate families; however, children under 10 years of age are not permitted in the resort’ – reads Al Maha Resort’s Child Policy. A private sanctuary located in 225 sq kms of the protected Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, the resort almost fits into the environment and is home to many species of animals, birds and flora and fauna. Though the Z-Sisters are used to travelling, respecting wildlife and hearing a few ‘Shhhh’s, we do respect the resort’s child policy – each room is an independent unit and the charm lies in the fact that a Gazelle might be waiting for you by the window, wanting to accompany…
Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe in Dubai | My First Authentic Emirati Food Experience!
Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe is the first restaurant in the UAE serving Emirati cuisine. Finding Al Fanar was indeed a soulful rescue. The UAE's expatriate population had till now, a very limited opportunity to know about the Emirati Cuisine until and unless someone has had the chance to be invited by an Emirati into his/her home. This was officially the first time we were going to experience Emirati food and needless to say we that we were really looking forward to it.