Brunch on 54 @ Ce La Vi Dubai

We are possibly one of the last people in Dubai to dine in Ce La Vi. I am sure you have a photo on that swing – possibly a Dubai bucket list, isn’t it? Though we haven’t done their famous business lunch as yet, we did have the opportunity to review Ce La Vi’s Saturday […]

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Ladies Night @ Karma Kafe Dubai : with Dubai Fountain Views !

If you are looking for a nice chilled spot to take a guest around Downtown Dubai for a drink, consider doing the ladies night offer at Karma Kafe. I remember doing their brunch almost 8 years ago – and it was such good food and so much fun. Returned early November to take a guest […]

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Business Lunch @ Nonya, Taj JLT Dubai

How about a 4-course lunch in a pan-asian fine dining joint somewhere close to home or work, for 99aed – which includes coffee or tea? Somewhere, with sweeping views of the Dubai Marina, and the Emirates Golf Course. Look further and you can actually see a teeny bit of the Burj al Arab. That’s business […]

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Vivo Business Lunch @ Sushi Samba, Dubai

It only took me 10 months to finally pay a visit to the much-talked about – Sushi Samba. There were numerous attempts to do their business lunch, but when you have school pick ups to do – the 12-2pm timeslot never worked. Finally booked us a table during the school holidays, to try out their […]

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Tiki Hula Hula Brunch @ Trader Vic’s Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

A dear friend was organising his birthday do with the troupe, and Trader Vic’s was the spot. Tiki Hula Hula Brunch it’s called – happening every Saturday at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah. They had been there just a few weeks prior and loved it so much for the food and party vibe that he decided to […]

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Noh Drama Brunch @ Tabu Dubai

Depending on who you stalk on socials, you might have seen images of these two sumos with the Burj Khalifa in the backdrop. This – is Tabu, a newly opened Japanese restaurant located in Business Bay, managed by Infini Concepts – the company behind Ce La Vi, amongst others. We went over on a Saturday […]

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Afterwork Drinks @ Nonya, Taj JLT Dubai

To add on to the detailed coverage of Nonya, this piece highlights their Afterwork Drinks offer – another way to call what we all know as ‘Happy Hour’ in Dubai. When? If you are feeling a little thirsty on a schoolday, and want to catch up with a friend – pop into Nonya for a […]

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Tokyo Vogue : Ladies Night @ Koyo Dubai

There are some experiences that are better explained through images and video – and Koyo is one of them. Having done the Kabuki brunch with friends many weeks beforehand, I was pretty excited to take mum back there for ladies night. We got dressed up on a Wednesday night, jumped into a taxi and got […]

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Pan-asian delights @ Nonya Dubai, Taj JLT Dubai

We took the folks over to the Taj one afternoon mid-May to review the newly opened Nonya over dinner. I had found out about the venue on socials ; apparently it had ‘Malaysian and Singaporean influences’. Possibly the first time I’ve seen a fine dining joint specifically mention this in their social blurp. We got […]

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Thai BBQ Night @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro, Hilton Dubai the Walk

We returned with the family on a Wednesday night to review the BBQ Night at Mango Tree Thai Bistro. This was early May, and surprisingly it was so nice and cool to sit outside in their terrace. For one evening, we forgot that summer was coming soon 😉 Here’s a rundown of what to expect, […]

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Date Night @ Eauzone, One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai

We returned to Eauzone one fine school night, all excited and dressed up for a much-awaited date night. One&Only Royal Mirage’s modern asian beachside restaurant had recently introduced a new menu. It would be our first time dining there without the little people, which also means we can actually look at the food, eat it […]

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Evening Brunch @ Lah Lah, Zabeel House the Greens Dubai

Everyone raves about Lah Lah. Friends who live in the neighbourhood, online forums. Last weekend we had the opportunity to review their evening brunch, and I was actually pretty excited. A group of friends had wanted to check it out as well so they booked, and it ended up being a table of 9. Fun […]

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An Exquisite Lunch Date @ Sea Fu, Four Seasons Resort Dubai

Though we have been to the Four Seasons, it would be our first time walking into their gardens, and to dine in Sea Fu. As you would expect from the Four Seasons – their gardens are carefully manicured and every corner appears to have been designed for that picture-perfect snapshot. Add in those fluffy clouds […]

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Sundowners @ February 30, Palm West Beach Dubai

And……. it’s winter. Sundowners season, all over again. And where is the best spot on the Palm for that? If you ask me, I will likely tell you – Palm West Beach 😉 Earlier this week, we went over to February 30 at 4pm in the afternoon for an early date to review the newly […]

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Rang Mahal – Indian Cuisine @ JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

It was only appropriate to dine in the newly reopened Rang Mahal on Diwali. By chance – honestly, as we had to reschedule the initially booking. I’ll put my hands up here – I am no expert when it comes to indian cuisine. So please take note of this, when you are reading this review […]

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Sushi Saturdays @ Asia Asia, Pier 7 Dubai

*2022 Update : This offer is currently called Sushi Sundays. For a lot of us who only gets the chance to do our dates on Saturdays when the nanny is back in – here is a good one to try if you like your sushi and dim sum. Particularly for those who live in the […]

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Friday Family Brunch @ Mango Tree Thai Bistro, Hilton JBR Dubai

A family-friendly brunch down in our neighbourhood here in the marina? And it’s pocket-friendly as well? Where? Mango Tree Thai Bistro at the Hilton. To be exact it’s in JBR. Happy to pop in on a Friday afternoon to review the Family Brunch with the little ones, plus it was always nice to catch up […]

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Naughty Noodles Friday Brunch @ Maiden Shanghai, Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Everyone knows Five. Let’s be honest – it doesn’t have the best rep after all the noise it made earlier this year2021. And if you have had a few kids, it probably isn’t at the top of your ‘family-friendly resort’ list either. But hey – we all need a break from the little ones, right? […]

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Business Lunch @ Roka, Dubai

Tasked with finding a spot for lunch with friends, I google-searched “Business lunch Dubai” and ended up going through a whole list of restaurants on What’s on. A few phone calls to various venues – some were fully booked for two weeks (that restaurant with the famous swing) – I ended up with Roka as […]

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Street Food Night @ Sui Mui, Westin Mina Seyahi Dubai

Sui Mui – this is the revamped of what used to be Spice Emporium in The Westin Mina Seyahi. We’ve been to Sui Mui a couple of times now since it opened last year – it’s always our go-to with the family and friends, after a day spent at the beach. We returned last Wednesday […]

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