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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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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Lobsters and Sushi @ 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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Backyard Brunch @ Bridgewater Tavern, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai

Last weekend we drove up to the JW Marriott Marquis to meet a few friends for brunch – this time at the Bridgewater Tavern. It would be our first time there, though we have been to numerous other restaurants in the hotel over the years. Backyard Brunch it was called, and supposedly family-friendly too with […]

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Ula Dubai – a Mediterranean beachside restaurant in the Palm Jumeirah

Introducing Ula, a new beachside restaurant situated at the very end of Palm West Beach where Dukes the Palm sits. It replaces West 14th – one of the first restaurants we visited many years ago when we were fresh to the Dubai dining scene. I had seen images of Ula online and was quite excited […]

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Beachside Dining @ Twiggy by La Cantine, Park Hyatt Dubai

We had spent a few evenings by the Park Hyatt lagoon pool back in December, watching the restaurant being built. Little did we know that it would be Twiggy, one of La Cantine’s newest venture – and a very successful one it appears to be, seeing how busy it was on a late Monday afternoon. […]

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Chilling out @ VII Dubai

(Scroll down for detail on ladies nights at Vii) Just look at that. Tell me where else in Dubai can you find another terrace lounge that looks anything similar, and I’m there 🙂  Few weeks ago we were invited to a media preview of VII, a bar nestled on the 7th floor of the Conrad […]

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