Takeaway Thursdays: Tomato & Basilico, Motor City, Dubai

Last Thursday night was a hectic one, so after doing a bit of after-work furniture shopping , I couldn’t be bothered entertaining the idea of cooking and wash-up, so I thought I’d treat the wife and I to a takeaway. We don’t usually order Italian food as we cook a lot of it at home, but Tomato & Basilico had popped up a few times … Continue reading Takeaway Thursdays: Tomato & Basilico, Motor City, Dubai

Takeaway Thursdays: Fuchsia Urban Thai, TECOM, Dubai

Sorry for being rubbish this week. I completely revamped the website last weekend, broke all the images and had to patiently wait for someone who actually knows what they’re doing to fix it. Then I got iller than I’ve ever been in my life, so I haven’t been out reviewing anywhere. Thankfully, I’m over the worst of it, have a rip-roaring review of The Meat … Continue reading Takeaway Thursdays: Fuchsia Urban Thai, TECOM, Dubai

Din Tai Fung – Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

A few weeks ago, I had a dig at this place whilst making a point about restaurants in MoE. To be fair, when I did visit, I had a pretty disappointing experience but the backlash I received was devastating – three of my favourite food writers; Courtney (atozaatar), Zoe (theluxeologist) and Haiya (passmethedimsum) all individually had a go at me and told me I was … Continue reading Din Tai Fung – Mall of the Emirates, Dubai

The Hot Dog Stand – Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai

Ibn Battuta seems to be enjoying a bit of a revival in terms of their food offering. The recent extension has offered a new array of fast-food options, as well as the welcome addition of M&S for the Brits! On the cinema side, Nando’s has landed and with a couple of new restaurants awaiting completion, shoppers are almost spoilt for choice in one of the … Continue reading The Hot Dog Stand – Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai

Falafel Farm – Business Bay – Dubai

I’ve never been a huge fan of falafel. An old colleague once took me to a place in Sharjah that does “the best falafel in the world!” and I found it dry, too packed with parsley, oily and pretty boring. So recently, I thought I’d give it another go and took a few colleagues to Falafel Farm, a place round the corner of my office … Continue reading Falafel Farm – Business Bay – Dubai