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Louvre Abu Dhabi: First Looks.

Louvre Abu Dhabi: First Looks.

As a former resident of Saadiyat Island, I have long been looking forward to the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.  In my initial commute to work, I crossed the bridge every day and would peer to my right to see the progress of the […]

Weekend links.

Weekend links.

While I didn’t pitch as much as I would’ve like to this week, I did make progress on a few projects.  So, all in, I’m considering this week a win.  I also had fun sitting on a judging panel over at Palazzo Versace (see the […]

JW Steakhouse Abu Dhabi: An unexpected Chef’s Menu.

JW Steakhouse Abu Dhabi: An unexpected Chef’s Menu.

I got a bit of a sneak preview of JW Steakhouse when I filmed a recent episode of What’s Cooking UAE earlier in the year (you can see the whole thing here, should you be interested).  At that time, I met Chef Stephan, one of […]

Katsuya by Starck: Perfectly Pleasant.

Katsuya by Starck: Perfectly Pleasant.

Before the move to Al Naseem, I visited Katsuya at the original location in Dubai Mall and remember lamenting about the lack of licensing.  And, while my memory starts to fail in my late 30s, I believe I’ve also been to the original Katsuya in […]

Weekend links.

Weekend links.

This week has made me more stressed than usual.  Some lessons learned: content writing is probably not for me and I will continue to do honest reviews (haters gonna hate).  However, in positive news, I was able to visit the Louvre Abu Dhabi (opening November […]

Waka Dubai: The latest in Latin American.

Waka Dubai: The latest in Latin American.

When two trusted foodie pals both gave Waka a thumbs up, the restaurant seemed a perfect place to meet up with some of our oldest Dubai friends (stopping through on a trip from Singapore to the UK).  Navigating the super fun construction dilemmas of Business […]

Little Miss India: A new entry on the Palm.

Little Miss India: A new entry on the Palm.

I’ll be upfront and say the name of this restaurant is a bit off-putting.  My inner feminist wasn’t all too happy to the point where I had to tell myself to get over my feelings and just go for a nice meal already, but let […]

Top Five Desserts in Dubai.

Top Five Desserts in Dubai.

(And let’s try not to forget I almost wrote ‘desert,’ which would not be entirely inappropriate, would it?) Now, I’m not going to claim to be an expert on all things sweet.  A look at my Instagram feed will confirm that I rarely post photos […]

Weekend Links.

Weekend Links.

My goal this week was to do more pitching, so that’s exactly what I did.  One of those pitches has already paid off — Haiya and I spoke with BPG Cohn & Wolfe this morning.  I was also able to attend the Big F&B Forum […]


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