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The best curry in the Garden City?

The best curry in the Garden City?

When you think of curry, Scotland may not be the first country that comes to mind, but as long ago as 1798, under the reign of George III, curry powder was being sold from the Edinburgh grocer shop, John Caird. …

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This sushi restaurant is one of a kind in the capital

This sushi restaurant is one of a kind in the capital

Like all the best foods often do, the origins of sushi come with a story. Based on an old wives’ tale, the story goes that an old lady, fed up with thieves stealing her rice pots, hid them in the …

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From Istanbul to the capital – how authentic is Petek?

From Istanbul to the capital – how authentic is Petek?

One hundred and one years ago, Hasan Petek, who had left Çamlihemsin in the Black Sea region of Turkey a number of years earlier, opened his first bakery in Istanbul, selling only bread. His journey to his country’s capital was …

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Love a caffeine boost? We’ve found the best in the capital

Love a caffeine boost? We’ve found the best in the capital

Online editor Colin Armstrong knows that life is better with coffee. Here are his top five places to get your caffeine fix Forget instant coffee, we’re taking on every AeroPress, chemex and cafetière to find the best cup of joe …

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A burger joint with an eco conscience? Take a bite and find out

A burger joint with an eco conscience? Take a bite and find out

Sustainability is something of a buzzword here in the UAE as we strive towards a cleaner and greener future. From Masdar City to electric car charging points popping up across the city, sustainability is a key area of focus for …

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Exciting new restaurant to make capital debut

Exciting new restaurant to make capital debut

Pan-Latin cuisine is set to arrive in the capital in September with the launch of Toro Toro at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. Designed by award-winning chef Richard Sandoval, the waterfront eatery will involve a cross-cultural journey across South America, with …

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This is how you boss breakfast

This is how you boss breakfast

Sometimes, the best ideas start small. When The Body Shop founder Anita Roddick launched her business in 1976, her only aim was to make enough income to support herself and her daughters, but instead she developed an empire. Reggae Reggae …

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This seafood restaurant is the perfect catch

This seafood restaurant is the perfect catch

The UAE’s love affair with the sea is an open book. As strange as it might sound now, it was believed that the entire country was submerged underwater during the Permian-Cretaceous era based on the ancient marine fossils discovered in …

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How did an ancient explorer inspire this menu?

How did an ancient explorer inspire this menu?

The adventures of Vasco da Gama inspire the new menu of a well-known capital restaurant named after the legendary explorer Given that Vasco’s, the popular beachside restaurant at Hilton Abu Dhabi, is named after Vasco da Gama, it’s perfectly apt …

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This pizza place is out to be the best in the city

This pizza place is out to be the best in the city

Pizza. It’s one of the most popular foods in the world – don’t argue, it is. In the US alone, an average of 100 acres of the cheesy pie is eaten every day – that’s enough to cover over 66 …

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