How does the new menu of Slab La Mer fare?

With the coming of the summer months, SLAB La Mer has launched its new menu. It’s almost hard to believe that the second menu has already completed its 12-week run time. The menu brought in some healthy dishes that also made an appearance in its Ramadan menu. Continue reading “How does the new menu of Slab La Mer fare?”

Third time lucky at Carine Dubai? | Emirates Golf Club

After Le Petite Maison and Izu Brasserie (and loving both experiences), we are at Izu’s latest concept. Located at Emirates Golf Club, Carine Dubai is Chef Izu’s ode to his lovely wife. Not just recipes, but even the decor has been designed keeping his wife in mind. Talk about romantic! Continue reading “Third time lucky at Carine Dubai? | Emirates Golf Club”

Are you walking towards a sweet and short future?

It’s no surprise that restaurants with the crazy and overhyped most innovative desserts do better than others. Enter freakshakes, milk cakes, and all sweets that require you to pour chocolate fudge/caramel on them. I’m not against them at all and agree that I’ve had my fair share of molten chocolate cakes all my life (they’re really my weakness!)  Continue reading “Are you walking towards a sweet and short future?”

Are food theatrics getting old for Dubai?

I was sitting at a cafe and ordered a mojito for myself. The berry drink comes with a small test tube where liquid is poured to emit a smoky effect. This may not seem uncommon in Dubai, where terms such as “molecular gastronomy” are used in almost every restaurant. Continue reading “Are food theatrics getting old for Dubai?”

Moombai & Co. – A blockbuster or a failure?

If you may have noticed, we don’t visit a lot of Indian restaurants in Dubai. It’s only because the best is found at home! But, we make an exception this time as we are curious about the hype surrounding the fairly new Moombai and Co. located at The H Dubai.

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Dining In The Dark – Noire, Fairmont

Dubai is not unfamiliar with unique serving techniques. We’ve seen quirky combinations, the food trucks making an entry, trending avocado on toast and smoothie bowls, the lotus craze…well, the list goes on.

While these have become common to this city, we were recently made aware of the concept of dining in the dark which piqued our interest. How does one eat without the knowledge of where their dish is placed? What if we spill our drink, or worse, leave the restaurant only to find spots and stains on us? These thoughts buzz around our minds as we make our way to Noire – located in Fairmont Hotel.  Continue reading “Dining In The Dark – Noire, Fairmont”