Maharaja Bhog: eat like a king!

Indian food and hospitality is fabled. In olden days, a meal in a royal household was a grand affair. If you want to experience that without any gimmicks, the Maharaja Bhog is the place you need to go to. Caution: skip breakfast to go for lunch. You do want to eat everything they serve, at least twice!

SUFRA Sunny Saturdays

It takes courage to do things low-key in Dubai. The minimalist and quiet restaurant Sufra at the newly opened Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights on Oud Metha Road is the newest entrant on the Dubai weekend brunch scene. Sufra is a warm, destination restaurant offering Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine along with a few Indian…

Food Woes At Joe’s

So, brother starts a restaurant. But gets it all wrong. Here’s a letter to my bro to sort his thing. Or else the woes will continue at Joe’s

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

I admit that I was very nervous as I promised my wife that I will cook fish. This was the first time I was attempting to be friends with fish. The last statement might come as a surprise to many who are acquainted with me and my vernacular belonging. I was ready with everything, including…

Ode to the Humble Kathi Roll

Most South Asians, especially from the sub-continent, will know the pleasure of sinking their teeth into a hot and juicy ‘kathi’ roll! It is a unique preparation that is something in the middle of a starter and main course. And while on the subject, this needs to stated that the best ‘kathi’ rolls are the ones that are made…

Small Fry

I fail to understand the deep-seated connection between food and fries. In case you are a little baffled, prepare to be baffled even more. Eating out in the UAE is a foodie’s dream come true. So many cuisines to choose from. Such rainbow variety tickles the palette. Food is readily available everywhere, across all the Emirates…