Afternoon Tea @ Plato’s, Atlantis the Palm

You’ve seen that light blue, translucent shell that appears to be levitating mid-air within the lounge in Atlantis. Magical 🙂 I’ve always wondered what they serve there – if I could have a drink or two one day, without breaking the bank. Then the 241 for the afternoon tea popped up on the Entertainer for […]

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Privilee : Worth it or not ?

( Please go straight to the part ‘Is it worth it?’ if you don’t like to long introduction. I tend to be very long-winded. ) Back in 2015 when Torch caught its first fire, we did consider long and hard if we should join Privilee. Now you must be thinking – what on earth is […]

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#63 Why we return to the same restaurants – Thoughts from a consumer

In a transient place like Dubai, it must be hard to get ‘returning customers’ to the same restaurant. I’m talking about ‘casual restaurants’, something that people are happy to spend money at whenever they go out, not the 200AED a piece of steak (sides, extra) fine dining joint.  Sometimes I feel that the city is […]

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Introducing The Secret Room @ The Restaurant, Address Boulevard Dubai

I was going to put “The Address Boulevard” as well, but the title just sounded a little bit odd. Don’t you love what they’ve named the new restaurant in the newly opened Address Boulevard? The Restaurant. I can go on and on about the name, but let’s move on to one of the many highlights of […]

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Posh Breakfast @ The Hamptons Cafe, Jumeirah

I never thought I’ll put the words posh and breakfast for a blog title.  Unless Victoria and David were dining here in Dubai. But when the cost of the bags at the table next to us is worth more than twice of our second-hand Ford Escape, you just gotta use those words. Oh, and yes, the […]

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#50 Smoke-free Bars in Dubai

Listing updated – August 2019 So here you go, a little list of bars that are ‘nearly there’ in being smoke–free  I.e no smoking allowed indoors. To be honest it was very difficult to get info, because ….there aren’t many of them. A lot of these actually have beautiful outdoor terraces to accommodate the smokers which […]

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#38 Marina and The Beach before 9am

We woke up early this morning and decided, let’s go for a cycle while the rest (okay, maybe just some) of the marina is still hungover in bed.

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#18 Look up

and you’ll see the sun, setting Kids, running Smiles Heads, on shoulders Hand, in hand Sand, on your feet Wind, in your hair Life, all around Loving the newly opened The Beach.

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