Jean-Georges Kitchen: New menu preview.

It’s been awhile since I made my way to the Four Seasons Jumeirah (still one of my favorite properties in the city), but I was delighted to be invited to taste the upcoming new menu at Jean-Georges Kitchen.  Walking downstairs, I loved the romantic lighting on the outdoor patio (a bit of a different vibe […]

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Folly by Nick & Scott: Best of the Madinat?

When asked to film a spot for the Entertainer, a few locations were thrown out.  I immediately responded to Folly by Nick & Scott, as it seems like I am the last foodie in town to visit.  Now, while I wasn’t particularly impressed by my first outing with the team, I was happy to put […]

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Magnolia Bakery: One stop sweet shop.

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past ten or more years, you might not have heard of Magnolia Bakery, a transplant from New York and one of the originators of the cupcake frenzy that took place at the end of the aughts.  I assume the fad is over, but Magnolia remains […]

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Molecule: Fine design, but does the food match?

Would you believe I’ve never been to D3?  Hubs visits quite regularly for work, but I’ve never had the opportunity to maneuver the set of turns and flyovers it takes to get there.  Thus, with said Hubs out of town for the weekend and a newly opened restaurant, I decided I would go and check out […]

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3 Fils: Unique plates in Jumeirah 2.

3 Fils has been gaining some traction around town, and it felt like my duty as a foodie to head over and give the venue a try.  Serving ‘Modern Asian Cuisine with Japanese influence,’ I wanted to see how exactly the concept of the food translated onto the plate.  To start, as the Food Sheikh […]

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Viceroy Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Miami vibes and beautiful skylines.

As an author of a book taking place entirely in a hotel, there is literally nothing I love more than visiting a new hotel.  I love lobbies and people watching.  I love clean sheets and breathtaking views.  I love luxury toiletries and staying in bed for hours.  Fortunately, the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah delivers on the […]

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Quattro Passi: Viceroy Palm Jumeirah.

What’s a new property without a brand new restaurant?  Continuing my exploration of Italian cuisine (this makes my 4th tasting in a month, perhaps I’ll be an expert by the time I depart for Rome next month…) in the UAE, I was happy to find a mid-week lunch spot at Quattro Passi located at the recently […]

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