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Rejected Photos #2.

Rejected Photos #2.

Well, with so many of you chiming in (/sarcasm), I’ve decided to continue the series, mainly because I prefer not to give up on things after starting them.  That, and I have a ton of images which are objectively not going to be featured in […]

Weekend links.

Weekend links.

A busy week for me…but not in food.  I’ve written 6,000 words on a new manuscript, and I’m loving it.  I’m also working on formatting the second book in my trilogy and getting some new covers together.  I didn’t pitch as much as I’d like, […]

Rejected Photos: #1.

Rejected Photos: #1.

I’m not sure if this idea is of any particular interest to anyone, but for the compliments I get on my photos and for how far I’ve come in my photography, there is still plenty that doesn’t make it onto the blog, or any of my […]

Il Ristorante Niko Romito: What does Bvlgari deliver?

Il Ristorante Niko Romito: What does Bvlgari deliver?

A friend’s 40th was an occasion I’d been looking forward to for some time.  Even better?  We’d be celebrating at the recently opened Bulgari Resort, a property I was insanely curious about.  While I could go into many reasons why I love the hotel (it feels […]

Weekend links (and an update).

Weekend links (and an update).

Hey gang — I’m not dead.  I’ve been busy finishing a book (it’s done!), and well, I think it’s okay for a short break in reviews.  I’ve been going almost non-stop for the past…forever, so focusing on getting to the gym and not drinking has […]

Scalini: Four Seasons introduces Italian.

Scalini: Four Seasons introduces Italian.

Another day, another Italian restaurant.  While Italian might be the new Peruvian in Dubai, my visit to Scalini should mark the final visit to this particular cuisine for the near future, as I’m not sure I can eat another bite of pasta.  Carved from what […]

My Top Dishes of January 2018.

My Top Dishes of January 2018.

How are we already one month through 2018?!  I’m not sure about you, but I was able to enjoy a few great meals in January. In no particular order: Gunpowder Naan, Mint Leaf of London Lobster Thermidor, 101 Lounge Slow-cooked octopus, The Artisan I’m not […]

The Artisan: Sophisticated Italian cuisine.

The Artisan: Sophisticated Italian cuisine.

Although a bit late to the party, Hubs and I finally made our way to The Artisan last weekend.  Now, I will mention we were at a slight disadvantage, as we had never visited during the previous version of the restaurant.  So, I have no […]

Weekend links.

Weekend links.

A busy and productive week — my favorite kind!  I had a lot of fun filming my latest episode for What’s Cooking UAE, and, actually NOT doing any restaurant reviews! In your mind, does circle food = sweet food? In town, Spinneys moves towards food […]


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