Lowe – KOA Canvas (Nr. Al Barari), Dubai

It seems a day can’t go by these days without someone mentioning to me, “Lowe”, the newly-opened, contemporary, posh-looking, home-grown restaurant over at KOA Canvas (a development just down the road from The Farm, Al Barari). It was a beautiful spring morning, the place is dog-friendly, so the wife and I decided to hit the road and make the voyage to see what it was all … Continue reading Lowe – KOA Canvas (Nr. Al Barari), Dubai

Cabin – Al Barsha South, Dubai

For the last few months, I’ve heard a lot of positive rumblings in the foodie-community about this obscurely-positioned, arty-cafe that has opened up near the Science Park in Barsha South. After a failed attempt to visit Mall of the Emirates (we couldn’t even park!), we thought we’d cut our losses and try to restore some happiness in the afternoon. Although initially, it appears to be … Continue reading Cabin – Al Barsha South, Dubai

Arrows & Sparrows – The Greens, Dubai

Arrows & Sparrows is another one on the dog-friendly list, so a weekend tradition is forming of Chico chasing the local kitten and bothering all the other guests (in his lovable little way of course). We’ve been a few times now and it’s always been consistently strong so I thought it’d be good to give it a little write-up after being asked by their PR … Continue reading Arrows & Sparrows – The Greens, Dubai

Seafood Kitchen – Jebel Ali Recreation Club, Dubai

Jebel Ali Recreation Club is one of the oldest institutions in “expat-Dubai” and recently underwent a huge facelift – the old clubhouse (think typical, dirty, smoky working men’s club-but charming) demolished, to make way for a behemoth of a venue, that kinda looks like half of a football stadium from above. The businessman in me questions whether the venue is fully fit-for-purpose, as it’s not located … Continue reading Seafood Kitchen – Jebel Ali Recreation Club, Dubai