Food

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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Flavours of the UK are strong in this new restaurant

Flavours of the UK are strong in this new restaurant

British cuisine has taken a battering over the years – in some cases, quite literally. Us Brits are famed for our love of good old fish and chips but beyond our borders, few would celebrate the cuisine of our fair …

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Make the most of winter with this outdoor family brunch

Make the most of winter with this outdoor family brunch

For those in search of a break from the bustle of the city, the Garden Brunch at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is the destination of choice. The unique atmosphere combines the friendly feel of a family picnic …

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Why this excellent restaurant is no longer a hidden gem

Why this excellent restaurant is no longer a hidden gem

Nowadays, it’s fairly common to hear about a new restaurant specialising in a particular cuisine. But this wasn’t the case several years back. While some of the ‘unique’ old-timers have faded away, others have endured the test of time. One …

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Does this exciting new food taste as good as it looks?

Does this exciting new food taste as good as it looks?

Considering the island setting, I’m always surprised that there aren’t more beachside restaurants in Abu Dhabi to take advantage of the scenery. But on neighbouring Saadiyat Island, it’s all about making the most of the views and beachside breeze. The …

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Are these the best shawarma spots in the city?

Are these the best shawarma spots in the city?

The garlic sauce, the French fries, the succulent meat wrapped in Arabic bread – we just love a good shawarma. Here’s where you can get your fix. The humble shawarma is a favourite grab-and-go food in this part of the …

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