Food

In the kitchen with this Italian chef

In the kitchen with this Italian chef

From Tuscany to Abu Dhabi, Italian speciality chef Antonino Chirieleison pays tribute to his roots the best way he knows how. Most of us have fond memories of family occasions where food was just as important as the conversation.  “For …

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This quirky Lebanese restaurant has a great atmosphere

This quirky Lebanese restaurant has a great atmosphere

To say Abu Dhabi has a plethora of Lebanese restaurants is potentially the understatement of the year. From fast-food shawarma spots to five-star restaurants putting a contemporary spin on the cuisine, there’s something for everyone. One of the things I …

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How this food stall is serving up seafood in the city

How this food stall is serving up seafood in the city

Street food is growing rapidly across the emirate. You can find food trucks in every neighbourhood dishing out artisan meals adapted for on-the-go consumption.  From tacos to shawarmas and burgers with fries, every type of cuisine is on offer. And …

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Get a taste for Tokyo at this impressive restaurant

Get a taste for Tokyo at this impressive restaurant

While there’s no doubt that Japanese food has surged in popularity in recent years, simple bowls of ramen and humble sashimi have been slowly pushed aside to make way for more elaborate and unconventional approaches to Japan’s national cuisine. It’s …

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How to get a taste of Korea

How to get a taste of Korea

Once regarded as the epicentre of ‘cool’, Japan has been seemingly unable to keep up with Korea’s surge as a pop culture juggernaut. If you think the 2012 hit Gangnam Style was the precursor, you’re wrong.  Korea’s steady rise into global …

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If you love ice cream, this is for you

If you love ice cream, this is for you

It doesn’t have to be hot outside for you to enjoy a frozen treat. Here are five of our favourite ice cream spots in Abu Dhabi to satisfy your cravings. Dolce Café Dolce is a picture-perfect ice cream shop complete …

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MasterChef India winner cooks up a storm for kids

MasterChef India winner cooks up a storm for kids

Kids will be the centre of attention as the first Yas Kidz Fest comes to the capital. Billed as the UAE’s first and largest festival dedicated just for children, the event, hosted from 21st to 23rd February, will comprise one …

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Here’s where you can get a taste of the Mediterranean

Here’s where you can get a taste of the Mediterranean

No cuisine is perhaps as diverse as Mediterranean food. Geographically speaking, the cuisine is an amalgamation of flavours derived from a variety of cultures – including Turkey, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Spain and the Levant – with each contributing native ingredients …

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Is this trendy restaurant worthy of the hype?

Is this trendy restaurant worthy of the hype?

When it comes to the hipster dining scene, Dubai certainly has the edge with its specialist coffee shops and trendy cafes. Some even have tongues wagging in Abu Dhabi with people willing to make their way up the highway for …

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This healthy cafe is now here in the capital

This healthy cafe is now here in the capital

Reem Island has been home to numerous expats for years but truth be told, there hasn’t always been a lot going on other than construction. But things are about to change. The sprawling Reem Central Park has recently opened, offering …

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