Turning our attention back to the food after an energetic performance, we attacked the roast lamb and ox tail. The roast lamb is meant to be marinated in ancient Bushman spices and slow roasted. It's served in a delicious tomato-based gravy and vegetables floating about. The meat was so tender, the knife sliced through it … Continue reading It’s time for Africa…at Tribes
Accepting invites to dine at restaurants has become a double-edged sword. It's refreshing to see owners and PRs have realised the food blogging community is important and has its own following, but sometimes the obligation to blog, and not just blog, but give a positive review is ridiculous. Another problem I have with these invites … Continue reading A hearty lunch at Kabab Kolony
Note: this post has been slowly marinating in the drafts section, waiting to see light of day, for two months. Yup, that's how far behind my posts are. The memories might be sketchy, but my feelings for the place stay true. I met Rohit three days before this food jaunt. As I said in the … Continue reading I got drenched & nearly stood up…but the rogan gosht made up for it
This post has no pictures. What this post does have is a massive rant. In a height of massive disappointment I have not felt since a restaurant on the JBR Walk lost my patronage forever by telling my dinner party that the meat in front of us always tasted like the bowels of a salt … Continue reading Restaurant disappointment thwarted by Red Panda Brownies.
"We need to find the Mona Lisa!" I squealed. My partner in crime last night was @movie_mafia, who whipped her head back and forth to spot the elusive, smiling woman. Fear not...I was not luring the young MM into a world of crime amidst the cobbled streets of Paris, but cruising with her in Guido … Continue reading Smiling BKK, you can Thai me any way you want
It's hot. There's loud music in the air, carrying over the still waters of the faux lakes of Dubai Media City, and across the buildings. There's the smell, nay, the aroma of food permeating through everything. Your mouth starts watering because you can smell food. Glorious food. My schedule this year was such I could … Continue reading Taste of Dubai 2012
It was my 25th birthday this past Friday (March 2) and I had no plans - which was a first for me. I just want to thank my friends for not listening to my insane desire to be anti-social that day. Ringleaders Shruti and Wajiha organized an immensely well-executed surprise birthday party (code named "Devina's … Continue reading Getting themed and customized cakes in UAE