The World of Emirati Cuisine And Culture
Tasting traditional Emirati food cooked by the local ladies and sharing a traditional meal together with them while sitting down in a traditional ladies’ majlis/seating, was an amazing experience. 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. Our previous experiences of tasting Middle Eastern food had been limited to mostly Lebanese food, Jordanian food, Egyptian food and Iranian food. Although, we have been living in Dubai for quite a while, every time a guest would visit us and wished to taste local food, we…
Bikers Cafe | Emirati Breakfast Followed by Emirati Desserts (Only A Bengali Desires For Desserts In An Over-filled Tummy!)
Bikers Café is ‘For all of us on bikes…’ So what happens to those who are not on bikes? Follow the Bikers, I guess or the road which leads to Bikes – of all shapes and colours and sizes. This is UAE’s and probably the region’s first motorcycle-themed café. Visiting the place was inevitable – I do have someone in my life who’s a Biker. Like a late baby bloomer, S has been a late bike bloomer. Having over-protective parents (alas, amongst all Indian parents, Bong parents are the most over-protective!), driving a car or riding a bike during the college days was always a ‘borrowed’ and a ‘hidden’ option…
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.