It’s time for Africa…at Tribes

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 …

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I got drenched & nearly stood up…but the rogan gosht made up for it

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 …

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Restaurant disappointment thwarted by Red Panda Brownies.

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 …

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Getting themed and customized cakes in UAE

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 …

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