Be it the pillowy pita or the raggedy injera, breaking bread across the many ethnic communities in Dubai is an incredible way of experiencing its melting pot – or heart-warming oven – of cultures. At this junction of the Middle East, Africa … Continue reading
Category Archives: Lebanese
Tabbouleh, kababs and a side of sea breeze please.
Does the sea breeze make food taste better? Probably not if we’re talking about gravel burgers with stale cardboard fries, but if the food is three-fourths of Good, a gentle whiff of salty air might just make it whole. Our … Continue reading
Frying Pan Secrets Revealed: A Self-Guided Foodie Trail through Dubai
I often don’t post up many of the articles I write for other publications on this blog (wait what? other publications actually publish what Arva writes?! yeah, I know, it’s all very shocking.) But I figured that this might be of broader … Continue reading
Prawn toast, Mongo roll, buttery Fatteh…and damn I miss chewing.
This past week has been a rhymes-with-a-twitch-but-I-don’t-wanna-write-it-on-a-public-blog. Any of you who’ve interacted with me over the past few days is probably fed up with hearing me crab about those blasted wisdom teeth that I had to get extracted on Thursday. … Continue reading
Two Foodies and the Tale of a Falafel Manakish
Considering I’ve known Chirag for close to two years now, a joint foodie post with him is like…close to two years overdue. Anyhoo, we’ve finally got our act together, and it took nothing less than a food that we both … Continue reading
A secret about my blog. And a slice of kanafa.
People, here’s a dirty little secret about this blog. I tell you about tiny little restaurants hidden away in some Godforsaken corner of Dubai. Places that don’t have great access to parking. Places that don’t have glittering silverware or white … Continue reading
I’ll bet a cheesy sausage you’ve never tried this place.
Update on June 3, 2012: Drove past this restaurant and it was all broken down. I’m so shocked and sad. The oven blazes no more. I think I did a boo boo last night. I told my aunt and uncle … Continue reading