Memsaab Curry and Kebab - JLT

Memsaab Food is a fabulous indian restaurant serving very delectable contemporary Indian Cuisine. The food is inspired from recipes passed down from generations of the finest chefs of India. The cuisine of Memsaab reflects a diversity of taste and culture of South Asia.

They offer a Lavish spread of authentic dishes ranging from tempting appetizers to delicious desserts in a very simple and laid back setting. I visited last night with a dear friend and had an enjoyable time. 
We started off with Lemon mint which was refreshing. In starters we commenced with Paneer Pakoda,and then Memsaab Chicken Tikka and Tandoori Jhinga Malai.  I must say that the quality and taste of these appetizers were remarkable. It blew off our socks off. Literally. 
In the mains I went for Sufiano puloa and Mutton Balti.  The quantity was very good and quite sufficient for even two to share.  

We finished it off with desserts in which we tried their Gulab Jamun and Ghiya Gajar ka kheer. 

Overall the experience was …

Unsophisticated Thai Restaurant in Bay Waters Business Bay - Khao SIam 45

A humble and unassuming little resto in the bay side of town, Khao Siam 45 lived up to the hype created by the many bloggers who shared their rave reviews on Zomato and Instagram. The food was unsophisticated, simple and authentic. Every single dish we tried was remarkable.

Dishes we tried

Nang Gai Tod- deep fried chicken skin served with sweet chili sauce

Tod Mun Goong- Shrimp cake deep fried minced shrimp serve with plum sauce

Satay Gai- marinated grilled chicken on skewer served with peanut sauce

Laab Gai - minced chicken salad with mint leaves, red onion dressed with lime juice and ground re chilis

Tom Kha Gai - sweet and sour coconut milk-based chicken soup with mushrooms flavoured with kaffir lime leaves and galangal herbs

Gang Kiew Wan Gai - delicious Thai green curry with coconut milk and chicken (served with jasmine rice)

Khao Pad Goong- Thai style fried rice with shrimps and egg

Pad See-Ew Talay- sweet and savoury noodles (stir-fried large rice noodles with mixed seafood, egg and Chi…

Taste of India and Seafood Night at Pergolas

Pergolas - the fabulous restaurant at Roda Al Murooj has come up with a few exciting events and me and my team had an opportunity to visit and enjoy the finest the restaurant had on offer.

Embark on a culinary journey of Indian flavours and be tantalised with a lavish spread of Indian specialties created by Pergolas' talented culinary team. The spread is just so elaborate and the dishes have touched some of the top choices from the Indian Subcontinent. Sweets were top notch and service as always was pleasant.

Pergolas | Thursdays | 7pm-11:30pm
AED 190 inclusive of soft beverages
AED 260 inclusive of house beverages
AED 299 inclusive of premium beverages

Enjoy the best catch in town at Pergolas as you indulge in an endless choice of seafood dishes that include the Omani lobsters and mouth-watering oysters paired with a range of house beverages.

Pergolas | Tuesdays | 7:00pm to 11:30pm
AED 260 inclusive of soft beverages
AED 320 inclusive of house beverages
AED 370 incl…

KOBEYa - The First Japanese and Far Eastern Gluten Free Café opens in the UAE

Hot on the heels of its’ recent launch, the first Japanese and Far Eastern gluten free healthy food café and retail store “KOBEYa” has opened its doors in Dubai at the Wasl Vita Mall.
The Emirate’s newest go to place cafe was inaugurated by Ms. Leiko H, Founding
Member, who conceived the idea of KOBEYa and long-time Japanese resident of the
UAE - over 15 years. Also present at the unveiling were distinguished guests, media
and bloggers.When discussing what inspired KOBEYa, she said “I am a mother of 4 children and one of my son’s developed a gluten intolerance at a very young age which affected his
health severely. Going out for lunches or dinners to any authentic Japanese or Far
Eastern restaurant as a family was always a difficult choice due to lack of gluten free
options. KOBEYa is my inspiration to create that option in the UAE.

Our focus is on promoting healthy eating habits by serving only an all ingredient gluten free menu with over 50 vegetarian, vegan, non-vegetarian and lac…

Level 43 to serenade guests with a weekly Saxophone Night

Offering unmatched 360-degree views of Dubai's iconic skyline, Level 43 Sky Lounge is among the popular nightlife spots of the city. The outdoor views at this sky lounge are truly mesmerising post sun-down, and Level 43 is all set to get even more exciting with a special Saxophone Night on September 25th! Every Wednesday, guests at this popular nightlife hub will be serenaded with lilting tunes of the Saxophone followed by DJ Sveta’s groovy tunes. A gifted Saxophonist, Manuel Kev’s expertise extends across Jazz, Classical and Latin music. Passionate about fusing house music with other genres, Manuel’s symphonies are soulful and peppy! Joining Level 43’s musical line-up is DJ Sveta, credited for her experimental music and leads the crowd with her artistic chemistry. Having established herself in her native, Ukraine, she is among Dubai’s popular international DJ artists who vibes with the mood of her audience, delivering a memorable evening for party-goers. 

Combining its latest musi…

AER Dubai new luxurious lounge opens in DIFC

AER Dubai, An Experience to Remember is a luxurious lounge in DIFC, consisting of a restaurant and bar. The lounge extends across a 20,000 square ft property, with a signature rooftop view of the Dubai skyline. The lounge is also home to Dubai’s longest bar at 100 ft. The restaurant serves a variety of world dishes while the bar serves menu of classic and authentic blends, as well as housing a shisha artist.

An Experience to Remember is truly an experience worth remembering that opened its door Friday, 27th September 2019. The new luxury lounge and bar is a staggering 20,000 square ft, housing Dubai’s longest bar at 100 ft. Lavish interiors create a spectacular ambiance with the lounge separated into various sections, each with its own captivating theme. Step outside from the charming interiors to breath-taking views of Dubai’s skyline.

The AER Lounge is truly a work of gastronomical art. The menu is home to global cuisine with stylish signature dishes including gold sushi, sashimi sala…

Lezzet Steakhouse - Dubai's newest and best steakhouse

Turkish Culinary Excellence and hospitality expertise amalgamate to bring a revolutionary Steak house to La Mer, Dubai. Prime cuts of some of the best meat from around the world can be found here. I visited Lezzet with a friend last week and we had a fabulous time tasting a variety of premium beef, prepared intricately and presented immaculately.

If you are a beef or steak connoisseur, then you must absolutely visit this place. While you're there ask for Effe Yaman, the partner and chief ideator and operator of this concept. He'll be glad to entertain you with some fine history of Turkish steaks and his new concept steakhouse in Dubai.

These are some of the things we tried

Wagyu Picanha - Best quality prime cuts which just melted in the mouth.
Adana Kebab- I am not generally a kebab lover but this one was lit and kind of revived an interest in this turkish delicacy.
Striploin Leaves- Immaculate presentation of very finely sliced Striploin leaves which were an absolute pleasure to r…

Biryani Culture Biryani

I heard about the buzz about Biryani culture online by stories and reviews posted by some bloggers, so I ordered online. Being a mutton lover, I had ordered Aflatoon Dum Ghost Biryani and Chicken 65 on side. I live in Qusais and the outlet is based out of Karama, however the order arrived on time immaculately and in perfect condition.

 The packaging was impressive and there was not a spill of any kind anywhere. The taste of authentic spices wafted through the air as I opened and it was a pleasure to enjoy. 
Inside the neat packaging were spoons, raita, green chutney, lots of onion. The packet also included a dessert (Ghulab Jamun)

The taste was overall good. The chicken 65 was little salty to my liking otherwise it was good.

Kandi Klub, Chelesea Hotel, Satwa

A relaxed, funky srilankan lounge bar serving lip smacking Srilankan bites and full menu with live music, Kandi Klub offers signature cocktails and delicious bites. It’s the place to unwind after work or on the weekend. For something a little livelier, Thursdays and Fridays are party nights. On an invite from blogger friend Suren, I visited Kandy Klub this week. It was a great evening of enjoying some fine food, music and drinks.

Sandeep Shetty's properties never disappoint in terms of food, service or value. @fishermans_hub was the first venue I tried of his, and I've been a regular since then. Now this would be my next favourite joint when a craving for some tantalizing srilankan fare and live music hits.

Do check out @klubkandy at Chelsea Hotel, Satwa. Great vibe, music and pricing. Sandeep has a great team who'll make sure you have a good time there.

Thank you @uditss@remz_worldoffood@ash_foodomania@odiya_uae_foodie for agreeing to be on my video and for the great poses. …

Enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean with ‘Pesto and Pistou’ menu

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Downtown Dubai is currently promoting the tastes and flavours of the Mediterranean this autumn with the launch of Mövenpick’s latest global menu – ‘Pesto and Pistou’. The expert chefs at Mövenpick have perfected a new innovative range of pestos (Italian) and pistous (French) to create seven experimental dishes, made available at Bien Restaurant throughout the month of October 2019 which marks another gastronomic triumph for the brand, synonymous with its culinary excellence for more than 70 years. Chef Parimal Kumar, who heads the culinary team will champion the pesto and pistou based campaign. The two classic European sauces are both based on the aromatic herb, basil, which is harvested in late summer. Savoury must try favourites will include seared Ahi tuna with olive and eggplant pesto and seafood soup with tarragon pistou. For dessert, a sweet treat with a real difference – Bundt cake with chocolate-mint pesto.

“Movenpick always know how to bring somethi…

A Biryani Recipe finally fragrant after 2000 years

Behrouz is a brand with an interesting story. Legend whispers of a mythical kingdom called Behrouz, 2000 years ago, which rose to popularity around the world for its recipe of layered rice and secret spices. A recipe that lured Kings and masses alike; A dish that we now know as Biryani. The recipe was lost forever when King Cyrus laid siege to Behrouz until it was discovered amongst the ruins. This Biryani, has brought back to life this lost recipe of Behrouz. Today Behrouz is here in Dubai to placate the palates of the discerning biryani connoisseur. This delivery only concept based in Business Bay area caters to most part of Dubai and they have an efficient fleet of delivery personnel. Last week in the mood for some authentic Biryani, I ordered Ghosht biryani from this place.

The order arrived on time immaculately and in perfect condition. The packaging was impressive and there was not a spill of any kind anywhere. The taste of authentic spices wafted through the air and it was a p…

Memsaab food - Indian food at its best

Memsaab Food is a fabulous indian restaurant serving very delectable contemporary Indian Cuisine. The food is inspired from recipes passed down from generations of the finest chefs of India. The cuisine of Memsaab reflects a diversity of taste and culture of South Asia.
They offer a Lavish spread of authentic dishes ranging from tempting appetizers to delicious desserts in a very simple and laid back setting. I visited on Friday with a good friend who is also happens to be a big lover of Biryani. I was told the Biryani at Memsaab food is one of the best in town so I took her there.
We started off with Lemon mint which was refreshing and chilled us down on a sultry summer noon.
In starters we commenced with Murgh Kali Mirch and Chicken Malai tikka. Both of them looked similar in appearance but different. While the Kali mirch was slightly flavorful and spicy, the malai tikka was juicy and creamy. I must say that the quality and taste of these appetizers were remarkable. It blew off our soc…

New entrant in food delivery space – MMMBOX

How many times have you ordered food delivery at home and it is either cold, spilt all over the packaging or just simply doesn’t taste as fresh? Mmmbox – Sushi, Asian & Indian solves exactly that problem. It is an up-and-coming Pan-Asian restaurant born out of the growing need for good quality home deliveries in Dubai. Mmmbox aimed to give Dubai this much-required quality when it comes to both flavourful food and robust packaging, and somehow, this concept manages to excel in doing that. From Sushis to Curries, this newly opened restaurant provides customers with a variety of cuisines under one roof catering to different kinds of taste buds without compromising on the authenticity of the dish.  Located in Jumeirah, Mmmbox provides food delivery all around Dubai from their simple yet effective website –  The packaging deserves a special mention. The food is served in highly presentable, hygienic, well-packed and good quality boxes. “We wanted it to feel like a gift …

Yugo Sushi - Serving the real taste of Japan in Dubai

'Yugo' in Japanese means - to fuse; to blend; to combine; to integrate. The chefs at Yugo Sushi have improvised on the traditional Japanese recipes. Adding their own twist to it; they've ensured it does not contradict the traditional flavor and taste that we love so much. 

I was there recently with blogger Suren Rajamohan and we had a good time. We tried out some very authentic japanese dishes. We started off with Yugo singnature and watermelon sencha mocktail. Both were refreshing. 

In starters we had Salmon avocado tartare, yellowtail uzukuri, bang bang shrimp, salt and pepper calamari, and salmon avocado.

All these items tasted authentic and were of standout quality. 

In the mains I had my usual favourite Katsu curry while my dining companion had Gyodon.  We had also ordered spicy salmon uramaki and volcanic roll. They were delicious.

Check this place out guys!! They are at Almas Tower, JLT and they have another branch in the greens too. 

FOOD. EARTH. LOVE : That's the some total of FEL restaurant in Duja Towers, Dubai

This summer there is a cool new venue called FEL Restaurant that has opened in Duja Tower on Trade Centre Road in Dubai.

A Californian restaurant with a globally inspired cuisine with culinary influences coming from as far as Peru in the west and Japan on the east, FEL, strives to create a beautiful melange of tastes to tantalize the palettes of the ardent foodie. 
They feature a very simple and straightforward menu with select items, but the culinary artists at FEL try to create masterpieces of every single dish served there. They have Vegetarian, Vegan and healthy dining options.
We started off with Watermelon Aqua Fresca and ice Spanish late to beat the heat. Truffle scrambled egg in the breakfast menu sounded intriguing so we ordered that for the starters. My dining companion went for omelette Mexicali. Both amazing dishes and a great breakfast to have any day. I like that FEL serves an all day breakfast menu and for someone like me who loves having light dishes any part of the day, …

Mota Fish : Authentic Keralean Food in Dubai

Sometimes it is dining at the stars, other times it is visiting authentic joints that revive fond memories of home and take me close to the roots. Yesterday of all days, I was missing the traditional keralite food big time, so I decided to visit Mota Fish restaurant situated in Al Barsha.

The restaurant has been featured in the posts and stories of many a blogger so decided to try it out and figure out for myself, what the hype is all about.

A humble malabari shack serving some very popular naadan dishes mota fish seems to have found a niche clientele who love their philosophy of food.

I visited with a friend who is a foodie and blogger himself, so it was fun. We started off with some lemon mint soda, which was a tad too salty for my liking. In appetizers we ordered two of our very favourite dishes - Natholi fry and prawns fry.

Natholi was super crunchy as I would prefer it to be and prawns I felt was kind of overdone to an extend that it lost it's very intrinsic flavour and tast…