Ting Irie’s new house party brunch!

You may have noticed from my previous posts that I am rather the fan of a brunch. If you don’t live in Dubai let me explain the concept to you…. every Friday you get dressed up, have a pre-gamer around 11am, then head to pretty much any restaurant in Dubai where you have 3-4 hours […]

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Contemporary Indian at Peppermill, Dubai Festival City

So being British and having spent 10 years in East London I am a HUGE fan of Indian food. Living so close to the infamous Brick Lane, meant I practically survived on the stuff. But I’m talking about English-Indian food here, you know a chicken tikka masala with rice and chips?! Actually that’s a lie, […]

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Let them eat Cake at revo Cafe on the palm

This is a short and sweet (literally) blog that I couldn’t resist writing after visiting Revo Cafe last week. I woke up feeling a little worse for wear on Thursday morning after a heavy works night out and having seen some of the brekkie’s on offer at Revo Cafe in Anantara on the Palm I decided […]

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A Trendy Staycay at Media One Hotel

I was recently invited by the awesome team at Media One to visit for a little staycation and how could I say no given all the funky new goings on at this hotel?! Arriving on a Thursday afternoon we were greeted by the amazingly friendly staff in the ultra-cool lobby who made our check in […]

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A very quirky brunch at Qwerty

I’m going to let you into a couple of (not-so-secret) secrets about myself: I like food, a lot. If it’s unlimited even better. One of my favourite pastimes is daytime drinking. I consider “brunching” a sport. The sum of these secrets is that I am NEVER one to turn down a brunch and I like […]

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Hakuna Matata! My tips for visiting Zanzibar

So if you follow me on Instagram and saw my last blog on The Z Hotel you’ll be well aware that my husband and I just spent 10 days on the beautiful Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar. How tropical and exotic does that sound??! Apart from the fact that Zanzibar is the birthplace of Freddie Mercury […]

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A Slice of Paradise: The Z Hotel, Zanzibar

Jambo! That’s the familiar Swahili greeting you’ll hear as you wander around the beautiful The Z Hotel situated on Nungwi Beach, Zanzibar. This boutique hotel, opened in 2010, features just 39 rooms set amongst tropical gardens with steps down onto the powdery sands of Nungwi beach and views out onto the turquoise blue waters of the […]

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A 5 Star Staycation at Jumeirah Al Naseem

Although come sunset the Burj Al Arab may cast a shadow over Al Naseem, it is by no means in its shadow. From the carefully considered landscaping, the impressive artwork, modern luxurious features and the attentiveness of the staff, Jumeirah have just got it right. Upon arrival expect to receive a warm welcome to the […]

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Le Petit Belge: JLT’s new kid on the block!

Introducing the latest addition to the JLT dining and nightlife scene, Le Petit Belge. Based in the Pullman JLT in Cluster T this promises to be as big a hit as the likes of Nola and Cocktail Kitchen that have previously dominated the area since their opening around 18 months ago. Upon entering you are […]

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Share and Social Brunch at Marina Social

Ever since Jason Atherton’s Marina Social opened in Dubai a couple of years ago it has become a firm favourite of mine. I’ve always been a huge fan of Jason’s restaurants, as whilst living in London I was a regular visitor at the likes of City Social, Berners Tavern, Social Eating House and more recently […]

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