Karak tea on Jumeirah Road

This is one of those short, random, tiny posts that is akin to a public service alert. One that just wants to let you know about something. I was alerted to this place on Jumeirah Beach Road by @MaliZomg who said there was a karak place in the area, right after Ijaza Cafeteria. Okay then. …

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Searching for a snowman in Nepal

It was dark. Pitch black really. And there I was, wandering around the streets of Thamel, Kathmandu, trying desperately to find the café called Snowman based on a line from my Lonely Planet guide. I don't have the guide any more, but here's what it says online: "...this is one of those rare Kathmandu hang-outs …

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Can ‘fast food’ be healthy? kCal says yes.

Healthy fast food? Things like that automatically make me sceptical. Can that even be possible? When I got an invite to check out kCal's new branch at TECOM, I decided to go and see for myself. The menu is extensive - it has soups, salads, mains which include chicken, beef, fish and veggies, wraps, sandwiches, …

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