I honestly don’t know where to start this post. I know I’ve said that before but this one really has me scratching my head. I did think about not writing but I decided that I had to. Someone had to anyway, and that may as well be me.
Before I go any further, all opinions are my own and I have PMS on top of having had a really rubbish week at work.
So, a good friend was back in town and naturally a brunch was organised. I wasn’t part of the decision making and booking process, but was really pleased to hear that we were heading to Continue reading
There are no good words to start this, so have a picture instead…..
Blaze Burgers on JBR is where you will find the “6abooc-a Burger”, aka the Brick Burger.
The Boy and I have been borderline fantasising about this place since the restaurant launched itself in a blaze (!) Continue reading
Hello everyone! I’m back… sort of. I never meant to be away. It just kind of happened. I ran out of words again.
But thanks to my friend’s birthday brunch at Coya this weekend, I have plenty!
Coya is the Four Season’s Peruvian offering, and I’ve heard some really good things about it. I’ve also heard some less than impressive things. I went very briefly when it first opened for one of their much discussed cocktails it was absolutely Continue reading
As you may have read in “A Very Versace Weekend – Pt.1“, I had an absolutely splendid day by the East Wing pool and then brunch at Giardino. It was so good that I had a serious need to try out their other pool and lunch experience!
Thanks to the Entertainer’s fabulous 241 offers and The Boy’s willingness to try anything at any time, even on a moment’s notice, we headed back to the Palazzo Versace at 9am on Saturday morning. The offer this time was pool time in the West Wing, followed by a buffet lunch at Amalfi restaurant.
One thing I am always super aware of when I am going anywhere with people is that just because I have been before doesn’t mean they have, and as such, Continue reading
I’m an Aunty again! My wonderful sister had her third child on Wednesday and he is utterly divine! Naturally this had to be celebrated, and so we celebrated in expat style… with a brunch!
There are so many on offer at the moment that it was a tough choice, but after reading Lil One Of The Ashes review on Giardino it became a lot easier. A brunch with pool access is combining two of my favourite things… even more so when The Entertainer’s monthly offers has a 241 voucher!
6am Friday morning I was up and fretting though. What do you wear to the Palazzo Versace when you’re not even a plus size model shape? (Plus size? They are a UK12. That’s called human. Grr!)
The answer came to me in a blinding flash of inspiration: Continue reading
Sounds like a great idea to me! Sadly “the World” consisted only of Singapore, the UAE, the UK and the US. That was a great start though, unlike the start of this post which I think is weak.
What am I banging on about, I hear you wonder? Well, part of this year’s Dubai Food Festival was a street food market called Eat The World! It was held in Burj Park (Downtown) and the idea was that you would wonder about and eat a bunch of stuff from a host of different places.
Let me get the negative out of the way first… Continue reading
I would like to give a shout out to Claw in Souk Al Bahar, which is consistently good. So few places are anymore. From the food to the team; there is no bad here as far as I can tell.
I had a bit of a rubbish day so to cheer me up The Boy took me to lunch. He knows that Claw will always work instantly. They have pork ribs. I am so easy to please.
This time though I decided to be different. Check me being all brave and darey!! Continue reading