Toko: Dim me sum more!
May24

Toko: Dim me sum more!

  All you can eat dim sum. Ten variations. 195 dirhams per person. Here’s what that was like. Clouds of steam float out of the kitchen as sharp sounds of sizzling pans and clamouring woks pierce through the air. Toko’s recent facelift from its original look has left it feeling lighter and brighter. The restaurant’s comeback body is far sexier than before, even though its glass cabinet of classic Asian cooked...

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Coffee Club: comfort food and a warm welcome
Mar13

Coffee Club: comfort food and a warm welcome

What often sets a place apart from others is not the design, the ambiance or even the food. It’s the staff. Our server, Jinky, was as sunny as the March morning we arrived. Knowledgeable, friendly and encouraging, she made us feel welcome at the Coffee Club outlet at Al Wasl Vita Mall. The decor is all natural – wooden floors, leather seats,  grey stone walls and a ceiling accented with wooden slats, creating a modern,...

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Taste of Dubai food festival starts today!
Mar09

Taste of Dubai food festival starts today!

TEN DELICIOUS YEARS OF TASTE OF DUBAI: FROM 160,000 VISITORS TO 1032 DISHES Taste of Dubai adds to its sizzling line-up as Reza Mohammad and Jenny Morris join the  star-studded food extravaganza Ten years ago Taste Festivals launched in Dubai with a vision to become the most popular food,  drink and music festival in town. In nine years, the festival has seen 160,000 visitors, 172 of the hottest restaurants, 1032 different dishes...

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TING IRIE: BEST BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH IN TOWN?
Feb21

TING IRIE: BEST BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH IN TOWN?

  Hit Downtown Dubai’s Ting Irie for a Jamaican Friday Feast Dubai Jamaican restaurant, Ting Irie, is launching a new all-you-can-eat brunch and we cannot wait. This vibin’ Caribbean oasis brings liveliness and island flavours, and is the coolest place to spend your Fridays! From lip-smacking oxtail eggs benny on a Jamaican patty and peppa shrimp burgers, to tasty jerk steak and eggs and crispy potato hash, the...

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LIGHTHOUSE SHOP AND KITCHEN OPENS IN d3
Jan18

LIGHTHOUSE SHOP AND KITCHEN OPENS IN d3

This slideshow requires JavaScript. The Lighthouse, a new concept store, features exclusive design brands alongside relaxed dining The Lighthouse, a new concept store and kitchen offering a curated selection of food and design, is now open in Dubai Design District’s Design Quarter. A range of design and gift items including lifestyle and tabletop accessories, glass and serving ware, books and stationery for adults and children...

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Inn the Park opens in the serene haven of Al Khazzan Cadillac Park
Dec28

Inn the Park opens in the serene haven of Al Khazzan Cadillac Park

Think of the big blue and white striped water tank opposite City Walk, and yes, that’s the location of the city’s latest state of the art ‘green’ park, Al Khazzan Cadillac Park, which is now home to Dubai’s newest café, Inn the Park. Another brainchild from the creators of Bystro on Sheik Zayed Road, the menu includes healthy organic eggs, breads and local produce, included in key dishes, like crunchy shrimp taco and  smashed avocado...

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