• Local Flavour, Global Spice

    Local Flavour, Glo...

    Before he moved to Hanoi, Vietnam from Abu Dhabi a few years ago, my friend Danny told me of a local delicacy (if I can use that term loosely) of his soon-to-be home that consisted of a cobra heart be...

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  • Restaurant Review: Suvoroff

    Restaurant Review:...

    There is an old Russian saying that, when translated, means: “Appetite comes with the meal” meaning that an activity grows on you once you start practising it. This applies, too, to Russian dining...

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  • FRESH FROM 'DOWN UNDER'

    Fresh From 'down U...

    When it comes to food trends and fads, the UAE's most populous cities - Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah - are quick to satisfy the demand. Al Ain, on the other hand, is a bit slow on the uptake with not as ...

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  • A SHAMROCK IN THE GARDEN CITY

    A Shamrock In The ...

    The Irish consume on average 131.1 litres of beer per year, making Ireland the second highest per-capita country in consumption after the Czech Republic. So, it is no surprise that many of the UAE’s...

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