Our overnight visit to the historic Hilton Hotel in Al Ain involved a lot of relaxation, time in the pool, touring the city’s historical sights and visiting the oasis that makes up an integral part of the city. Continue Reading
With fasting having started this week those of us who like to eat out are spoilt for choice, though for me, buffet meals are not quite in keeping with the Ramadaan spirit since frequently so much food ends up going to waste. With Fume’s set Ramadaan menu however, there’s more than enough to share with your plus one, or even your plus two without having to worry about wastage.
I’ve attended a few masterclasses recently, one of which was the Vogue masterclass under the more than able direction of Chef Gary Robinson, director and executive chef of the acclaimed Conde Nast restaurants, and his chefs. Continue Reading
Our bloggers dinner at Mayrig with some familiar faces and some new, was a casual, relaxed affair. We sat al fresco under the stars, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa and enjoyed traditional Armenian dishes, recipes that were created with love and care by owner Aline. Though it was my first time tasting Armenian cuisine, there was a distinctive familiarity because of the cross-over between Lebanese and Armenian culture and so most of the dishes I had eaten a variation of, at some time previously.