Category Archives: Fooderati Arabia

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Too many cooks spoil the broth?

Nonsense. I think our group of fabulous foodies worked this Chinese hot pot broth with the skill you’d see in a troupe of synchronized swimmers. Maybe with a bit more of a splash around. Hot pot broth at Xiao Wei … Continue reading

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I’m eating Fish and Chips in London, wooo hooo!

Whoaaa! Horaaah! Fish and chips! Hooot! In London! Weeeeee! Land of The Fish and Chips! Yaaay! …Yay. Yeah. Ok I’m done with my hallucinations. I’m still right here, sweating it out in Dubai. That street photo up there is just … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a Fantabulous Community of UAE Food Bloggers!

[Cake credits: Photographed this beauty at the Choco’a stall, at the 2011 Abu Dhabi wedding fair] Today is a very special day for me. It’s the day when, a year ago, google surfaced the blog of another fellow food blogger … Continue reading

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A sweet cheesy combo that would make for the Happiest of meals.

Anyone heard the two-whole-beef-patties-special-sauce-lettuce-cheese-pickles-onions-on-a-sesame-seed-bun jingle that McDonalds Arabia has been obnoxiously chanting over the radio for the past month? I’ve heard it every work day of February, maybe even January, to the point where it makes me want to wave … Continue reading

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Are Rivington Grill’s fish and chips at Taste of Dubai beer-battered?

A bunch of us sat around a table, digging into our plates from the different restaurant stations at Taste of Dubai, dissecting what could’ve made that deep-fried batter coating on Rivington Grill’s signature fish so light and poofy. It started … Continue reading

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A plateful of summer at Mango Tree, Souk al Bahar.

I ate this Thai salmon appetizer the other day that catapulted me into summer. Not Dubai summer – that’s plain brutal and should really be reclassified as a fifth season called HELL. I’m talking about the summery weather you experience … Continue reading

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The brutal test of my market worthiness. Shrewd grannies and haggling aunties, judge me well.

Sometimes being a foodie can be really painful. You (and by ‘you’ in the all the following statements, I obviously mean ‘I’) get into a fix when someone else decides to pick the dinner place – have they researched the … Continue reading