Sumptuous Uzbek cuisine in Dubai

ZOR at the Pointe on the Palm brings hearty flavours to Dubai By Shereen Shabnam Before the summer heat came upon us, we headed to the Palm Jumeirah to explore the Pointe and sample delicacies at ZOR, which means Excellent! In Uzbek. Sitting outdoors in the evening meant we had front row views of the fountain while dining and enjoy the best mezze in the city with an equally indulgent selection of main courses and desserts. ZOR’s vision is to bring the best of Uzbek food and culture to Dubai on a plate and they stay true to their word. … Continue reading Sumptuous Uzbek cuisine in Dubai

Maknoon – Olive Oil Royalty reaches UAE

Maknoon marks the majestic arrival of its treasured oil for the first time in UAE. There is olive oil, good olive oil, excellent olive oil and then there is the luxury hand-pressed extra virgin Maknoon olive oil. The name, translated, means cherished and this applies to the olives themselves. Appearing in UAE in March, this oil is a culmination of the passion, dedication and adherence to tradition of the Levant dating back millennia. Some of the trees in the groves are two thousand years old, handed down from generation to generation, bearing the very finest, pure fruit in groves warmed … Continue reading Maknoon – Olive Oil Royalty reaches UAE

Fresh and Flavoursome: Bebabel Dubai Mall

While talking about cars and racing at the Autodrome one Friday afternoon, I got invited by a fellow petrolhead to try some classic levant dishes at Bebabel, located in the Dubai Mall’s new fashion avenue extension. It took me a while to find the resttaurant that is set in a stylish contemporary setting, offering breath-taking views of Dubai’s most iconic fountain and Burj Khalifa.  Bebabel serves a mouthwatering selection of delicious hot and cold mezzes and wholesome main dishes. The menu features various egg dishes, talatas, salads, grills, mushrooms, cheese and soujouk served with fresh juices, teas and coffees all … Continue reading Fresh and Flavoursome: Bebabel Dubai Mall

Fusion of Delightful Flavours: Mamak

By Shereen Shabnam After over a decade of living in Kuala Lumpur, we moved to the UAE and missed eating freshly made Roti Canai with delicious frothy Teh Tarik in the mornings finding out that the local parathas just did not give the same satisfaction. Until we found Mamak based in the Al Wasl Square next to Safa Park and it continues to bring immense pleasure to us and anyone who is a fan of Malaysian food. Malaysian food has a combination of Malay, Chinese and Indian influences and is usually spicy and aromatic with rich tastes of herbs and spices commonly … Continue reading Fusion of Delightful Flavours: Mamak

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LULU World Food 2021 features themed global cuisine kiosks

LuLu, the largest hypermarket chain in the region is launching its annual Food Food extravaganza, ‘Lulu World Food 2021’, a two-week festival until the 9th of March 2021 featuring new and timeless food concepts, contests and celebrities. Themed around cuisine from … Continue reading LULU World Food 2021 features themed global cuisine kiosks

Shang Palace: The delightful flavours of Asian fine dining

By Shereen Shabnam My favourite destination in Dubai for Chinese cuisine is the signature restaurant for Shangri-La Hotels worldwide, Shang Palace which now has a refreshing new look and a reinvented menu with innovative twists.  After my regular workout recently at the Shangri La Dubai, I was famished and expected my usual dishes but was equally pleased with the new menu which still had my old favourites. The updated and refreshing look of the restaurant blends modern with tradition featuring warm tones of deep red offset with cooling greys to create a welcoming and relaxing dining ambience. The Chinese characters … Continue reading Shang Palace: The delightful flavours of Asian fine dining

SAVOUR A HEALTHY AFTERNOON TEA AT THE RETREAT PALM DUBAI

Head down to Chapters at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel to enjoy a sumptuous and healthy afternoon tea. Guests can choose from Keto, Paleo-Friendly or 100% Vegan afternoon tea with a variety of healthy mini sandwiches, snacks, and guilt-free sweet delights, paired with Chapters’ signature Matcha, Beetroot or Charcoal Latte and a rich selection of organic teas! Priced at AED140 per person, the afternoon tea is available daily from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The hotel is offering a special 30% discount until November 30, 2020. For bookings and more information, visit theretreatpalmdubai.com or call +971(0) 4 524 … Continue reading SAVOUR A HEALTHY AFTERNOON TEA AT THE RETREAT PALM DUBAI

Let’s Organic Restaurant & Café now in Jumeriah

By Shereen Shabnam Last week we ventured into Jumeirah and tried out the Let’s Organic restaurant & café for dinner. It is a unique venture conceptualized byLet’s Organics introducing a 100% organic menu; the restaurant offers exquisite Mediterranean and Italian … Continue reading Let’s Organic Restaurant & Café now in Jumeriah

Cinnabon celebrates 20 sweet years in the UAE

Cravia Group, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit and Five Guys, is celebrating two decades of sweet success with Cinnabon’s 20th anniversary in the UAE. This comes at the same time of celebrating the founding … Continue reading Cinnabon celebrates 20 sweet years in the UAE