November 15, 2020.Reading time 10 minutes.
The big 40. Not me – not yet anyways, hee hee. I was looking for a spot for the husband’s birthday do, and it was going to have to be karaoke. A bit of googling and Maiden Shanghai popped up as one of the few places in Dubai that has a karaoke room. Well, one […]
August 2, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
A friend was raving about this new asian foodcourt/restaurant at The Pointe – they had gone for the 148AED unlimited dishes deal on a schoolnight and said the food was amazing. Checked the Entertainer and found that they had a 241 for their Friday Brunch – 255AED for two, including drinks. What a crazy deal […]
January 12, 2017.Reading time 9 minutes.
I’m happy to say that we’ve found a reasonably priced yum cha experience, close enough to what I’ll call authentic. Still not perfect…. but close enough. Some restaurants try to do its best, but without the pork factor, you can never really bring out the authenticity of yum cha. That’s me looking at a lot […]
May 3, 2016.Reading time 10 minutes.
Our relationship with this place has had its ups and downs over the last few years. I’ve lost count how many times we’ve been back here, sometimes with groups of friends, with family, and the occasional schoolnight date – just the two of us 🙂 I waited a long time to do a proper post […]
March 15, 2015.Reading time 10 minutes.
Aiyo. *Palm to forehead* Dilemma. I really like Fairmont. We’ve stayed there twice now. It is a beautiful hotel on the Palm, with gorgeous views of the marina. Their breakfast spread is great, service had been in our past experience top-notch and it’s just one of those hotels I will recommend you stay in. Their […]
January 31, 2015.Reading time 3 minutes.
With mummy in town, it was perfect timing to go for yum cha, as this was something we did probably every weekend with family and friends back home. GPS switched on, we found the Radisson Blu next to the creek over the bridge after a wee bit of a drive (and getting lost ;)). We […]
December 18, 2014.Reading time 3 minutes.
When our friends were here in Dubai, they bought trays of dim sum from Carrefour to bring back to Doha. G decided to buy some of these as well to try out, and the har gaus and siew mais was actually, not too bad….:) So, whilst we were in the ‘omg-I-miss-dim-sum’ mood, I received an email […]