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People, I present to you the TWO BEST FOODS I’ve eaten in 2011.

No, this isn’t a typo – I do mean my two best foods of 2011. So what if it’s only been 19 days since the start of the year? Why wait around till the end of the year to start … Continue reading

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Forkfuls of deep-fried sticky sweet salty peanutty goodness at Singapore Deli.

Anyone remember that warped idea of mine at the start of the year to create a Best Seven of 2011 list as I ate my way through the year? If you don’t, well yeah, t’was I who had founded this … Continue reading

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Lebneh and jam, my new killer combo for late night munchies

Sushi with the lovely blogger behind Dubai-bites. An evening of Kashmiri chai and chatter at Tea JuncTion. And I still felt the need to swerve* off the road for more food last Thursday night, only for this beautifully irresistable creation… …a … Continue reading

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My new Turkish love. Shikidim.

March 31, 2012 Update. Bad News Folks…Shikidim has shut down. Another one bites the dust. This was meant to be a happy post. Especially after staying up for three nights, learning from Penny De Los Santos’ live stream course of … Continue reading

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Aappa Kadai hits the spot. Many spots. Every spot.

Sometimes I think I’ve grown up in Dubai with my eyes closed. Or my mouth closed. Or some combination of critical body parts closed. How the heck have I never eaten at Aapa Kadai before?! Anyhow, the wrong has been … Continue reading

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My cup of Turkish coffee at Köşebaşı reveals…squat.

LISA! Don’t stir the coffee, turkish coffee is not supposed to be stirred! You’ll disturb the coffee sediment from the bottom! I raised a puzzled eyebrow at my cousin Luls as she wailed at her 9-year old daughter. First, she … Continue reading

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A plateful of summer at Mango Tree, Souk al Bahar.

I ate this Thai salmon appetizer the other day that catapulted me into summer. Not Dubai summer – that’s plain brutal and should really be reclassified as a fifth season called HELL. I’m talking about the summery weather you experience … Continue reading

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The Big Fat Chocolate Wedding Plan. Episode 2

I’m back. And ready to lay out the rest of my chocolate wedding plan inspired by ChoCo’a’s edible designs at the Abu Dhabi Bridal Show. If you have no clue what I’m talking about, and if you’re one of those … Continue reading

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The brutal test of my market worthiness. Shrewd grannies and haggling aunties, judge me well.

Sometimes being a foodie can be really painful. You (and by ‘you’ in the all the following statements, I obviously mean ‘I’) get into a fix when someone else decides to pick the dinner place – have they researched the … Continue reading