One of the things I enjoyed doing in New York, when exploring new restaurants, was finding spots with a bit of history... a background... a story. We found it in punches at Russ & Daughters. According to all the articles I can find about it, the store opened in 1914. Created by a Polish immigrant … Continue reading Russ and Daughters, a 102-year-old family business
An exploration of Chelsea Market in Manhattan ... just a few places to try! From coffee, to fresh seafood, crepes, doughnuts and a wine bar!
Say hello to the best cheesecake I've ever had. This is the baked white chocolate and rhubarb cheesecake from The British Larder in Suffolk, UK. I was whisked off to this gorgeous gastropub in Woodbridge in Suffolk in late 2013 (December 23, to be precise - and yes I'm aware I'm more than a year … Continue reading The British Larder in Suffolk, England
The smell of the ocean hit me in waves, with the pungent smell of fish and salt whipping itself against me in tandem with the breeze. The tuk-tuk zoomed quickly ahead and suddenly the ocean disappeared only to be replaced with high walls and cobbled streets. Narrow lanes emerged, with shutter windows hanging open as … Continue reading Food tour in Galle, Sri Lanka
I've been ridiculously silent since June - and if you have been a regular reader since the, you'll know why I stopped. People have asked me if I miss blogging, and I answered seriously: "I don't have time to miss it." And it's true, my full-time job keeps me happily busy. Last week though, I … Continue reading Sit down, I have a story to tell …
That empty plate up there is a metaphor for my blog posts. From now on, if you pop over to this website looking for reviews of restaurants in the UAE, you won't find any. An empty plate, as it were. But I don't plan to starve. Not one bit. As of July 1, 2013, I'll … Continue reading From one plate to another…
Say hello to the foul moudammes of my dreams. I've never really liked foul. When it was served as part of the brunch at Nathalie's, I wasn't sure if I wanted it, but then I took a first bite of the fava bean and chickpea dish scooped in pita bread, and I was hooked. Topped … Continue reading Foul Moudammes of my dreams at Nathalie’s