From Budget to Blowout: Dubai’s Top 10 Restaurants
And why TripAdvisor.com is useless when it comes to restaurant reviews...
SARAH WALTON: I’ve had enough of TripAdvisor’s weird recommendations. Here’s a list of the restaurants in Dubai you shouldn’t miss.
Dining in Dubai: What To Expect in 2014
SARAH WALTON: It’s going to be a very busy year indeed on the dining front in Dubai. Here are my predictions.
Silvena Rowe In Dubai: What do we Think?
A couple of months back, I told you about a chef who was going to move to Dubai and set up shop, and I was pretty excited. Silvena Rowe meant something to me that tickled a nerve – she meant that maybe we would see a grander scale movement towards modern middle eastern cooking in this city’s restaurants.
SARAH WALTON: A couple of months back, I told you about a chef who was going to move to Dubai and set up shop, and I was pretty excited. Silvena Rowe meant something to me that tickled a nerve…
Dubai’s Fishy Delight: A Friday Lunch at The Barracuda
SARAH WALTON: It’s taken me a lot longer than virtually everyone else in the city to discover one of Dubai’s dining gems.
Dubai’s Top 5 Restaurants: A Personal Choice
SARAH WALTON: I’m often asked what are my favourite restaurants in Dubai – well then, here they are.
Egypt’s Culinary Treasure: The Delight That Is Feteer
SARAH WALTON: How did I not know of it before? The heavenly taste of freshly baked feteer is a treat worth celebrating.
Magic Cook: There’s Something About Mary
SARAH WALTON: Every Friday she cooks for her husband we frequently receive ‘surprise’ visits from friends who are in thrall to her dishes.
“I Eat Kids”: The Meaty Delights of Dubai’s Asado
SARAH WALTON: A weak joke with your offspring perhaps but Asado offers some seriously tasty dishes for confirmed carnivores.
Time To Celebrate the Hidden Gem That Is Amman
SARAH WALTON: Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerash – it’s a familiar tourist trail but don’t forget to spend some time in the capital, Amman
Wadi Rum Luxury: Think Different
SARAH WALTON: There are some places in the world however, where the luxury you think you want is not the best you can get.
The Sensitive Issue of Alcohol in the Muslim World
THE HEDONISTA: The rules surrounding alcohol in the Muslim world are often as cloudy as the Lebanese liquor, arak.
Make it, Eat It: The Wonderful ‘Petra Kitchen’
THE HEDONISTA: A minor setback then an evening full of flavour and warm company.
Dull and Predictable: The Real Taste of Dubai
THE HEDONISTA: It was ‘the same old, same old’ at this year’s Taste of Dubai festival.
Armchair Travels: Gourmet France en Dubai
THE HEDONISTA: Each bite holds the adventure, terroir, culture, simple pleasure, even that tick on the bucket list others can only find in grander things.
The Delicious, Sweet Treats of the Middle East
THE HEDONISTA: If you’re a lover of sugar then the Middle East is the place for you – it truly is ‘confection heaven’
Full Moon Drumming in the Desert: Not to be Missed
THE HEDONISTA: Drums, desert, camels and Santa, a heady mix which produced an unforgettable night at Dubai’s Full Moon Drumming session.
The UAE’s National Day, the Emirati Way
THE HEDONISTA: It’s a source of much chagrin – it’s easy to find food from the middle east, but something essentially Emirati? Nigh impossible.
A Silent Grandeur: Wafi, Dubai’s Forgotten Mall
THE HEDONISTA: Shop assistants mimic the foyer’s statues. A janitor sweeps the floor. It is already clean. He buffs it. But it is already polished.
Eid is Just Around the Corner: So Where to Go?
THE HEDONISTA: Eid al Adha has been my favourite – the last few years it has fallen far enough out of summer it occurs with the change of season.