A Slice of Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly is one of London’s most famous department stores – and the world’s oldest. Established over 300 years ago in 1707, it’s quintessentially English and renowned for luxury hampers and food items. In 1999 Fortnum & Mason went global by launching an online store. Now, this old institution has taken it […]

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A Spanish Love Affair

Yes, we do exist – the love NOT shopping kind of women! For me, big malls and noisy food courts in particular. During my years in Dubai I’ve excelled at procrastinating before venturing out on a much-needed shopping expedition at the big malls in Dubai – a shoppers Mecca!

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D&A – Dhow & Anchor

The Dhow & Anchor – a British pub and eatery that, from a Dubai perspective, has been around for a long time. Good food, but not always consistent. However, after a long day out and about in Dubai, stopping at Dhow & Anchor for some comfort food on the way home was just what the […]

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Champagne Brunch

Dubai’s brunch scene is not quite the sedate breakfast lunch combination it is elsewhere. In Dubai, it’s an exercise in excess, with free-flowing bubbles, wine, cocktails – and heaping buffets that would have the most indulgent glutton begging for mercy. Add a bit of music and you’re in for a social and popular Friday pastime […]

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A Perfect Lunch on the Pier

Blog updated: August 31, 2014 Please note the following information from Jumeirah regarding Pierchic:  “In continuation of our efforts to make your experience even more memorable at Madinat Jumeirah, we are pleased to inform you that we will be embarking on a complete renovation of the award-winning Pierchic restaurant at Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah. Scheduled […]

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A New York Style Steakhouse

Hidden away from the mainstream you’ll find West 14th – a New York style steakhouse – at Oceana Beach Club, situated between the two greyish apartment blocks that are Oceana Residences, on the west side of the trunk on Palm Jumeirah.

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Der Keller (German)

If eisbein (literally translates to ice leg/bone) or other porky dishes takes your fancy – then Der Keller is the restaurant for you.

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