You already know it’s going to be a fine-dining experience when the venue is Atlantis, The Palm Dubai and as a hard-core steak lover, Seafire Steakhouse & Bar has been on my wish-list for a while. With moody lighting and a carnivorous display of specialized cuts of meat in a stylized freezer right at the reception, I knew I was in a meat eater’s paradise right from the start.
When it comes to an authentic Pakistani meal, Barbeque Delights always comes up as a family restaurant I’d recommend. I’ve dined at their Downtown Dubai branch a number of times and was recently invited to visit their newest branch at The Walk, JBR.
It was a lazy Friday afternoon, and armed with two girlfriends and two kiddies in tow, we ordered an entire table-full of divinely delicious delicacies.
I never knew beards were so high maintenance till I met my friend Falah Ud Din Sheryar. His meticulously shaped beard requires a weekly barber’s visit, and he’s honed some insightful skills on how to blow-dry it to perfection.
Sheryar (or Sheru as we like to call him) was kind enough to give me a demo on how its done, and talked me through some daily beard-care routines.
No, I’m not planning to grow a beard! But here it is, all caught on camera for my bearded followers. Hope you enjoy it, click below!
Last weekend was spent in the heart of the capital city, Abu Dhabi. We booked a Junior Suite at 5-star hotel Millenium Al Wahda. The hotel is located in the midst of the city, offering a great vantage point of urban life. A large, modern structure with Arabesque detailing, the hotel is conjoined with Al Wahda Mall and the residential side of Millenium Al Wahda.
Being an expert at getting lost with Google Maps, I drove into the residential side of the hotel yet the valet was kind enough to accept my car there. We dropped our luggage at the concierge, and headed to the hotel lobby to check in.
As a makeup blogger, I’ve acquired quite a large ammunition of makeup and my favorites keep changing by season and reason. Currently, my go-to stash seems to highlight on highlighter (pun intended). I’ve been keeping my makeup look pretty minimal but going all-out with that glow.
Last weekend, my baby girl Farasha and I headed out to spend a weekend of leisure, pool time and great food at newly opened Hyatt Place, Wasl District Dubai.
Being over-confident with directions and over-trusting Google Maps, I ended up at Hyatt Place Jumeirah instead! I was assuming ‘Wasl District’ was in Jumeirah, but it turns out this branch is bang opposite Al Ghurair Centre in the heart of busy, bustling Deira, Dubai.
Taking inspiration from the beauty of Islamic art and calligraphy, the beautiful interiors of Bab Al Mansour transports its diners to an exotic palatial setting in faraway Morocco.
Located on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in downtown Dubai, opposite the Dubai Opera, the restaurant specializes in both Moroccan and Turkish cuisines and all the ingredients used are sourced from organic-certified farms of Morocco.
We stepped into the gilded doors of Bab Al Mansour a few weeks back, and were greeted by a young man in a deep blue ethnic robe with a warm smile and hot cups of sweet Moroccan tea.
Dining at Wok & Co at Ibis Central is nothing short of magical. Apart from my love for their wide range of Pan-Asian favorites, the interiors of this restaurant are absolutely spectacular. I’ve dined here a number of times for dinner, and love their cozy, dimly lit booths that make for a perfect date night setting, and I was recently back for a lunch catchup with a friend. The place takes on a different beauty flooded in the sunlight.
“Legend has it that many years ago there was a hospital for the visually impaired on the current grounds of Fairmont Dubai. According to the local legend, patients started disappearing mysteriously at the hospital some 55 years ago, eventually forcing its closure. Amongst them, a young dark-haired woman, dressed in white, who can every now and then be seen wandering around the floors of the hotel.”– Noire (Fairmont Dubai)
This October, multi-award-winning ‘dine in the dark’ restaurant Noire at Fairmont (Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) takes on a spine-chilling persona in the spirit of Halloween.
Planning a night out with the girls, but looking for something far more sophisticated than a smoked up, dimly lit bar with diluted drinks? I’ve got the perfect deal for you!
Newly renovated Mina’s Kitchen at the Westin, Mina Seyahi has launched the Glamour-Us Ladies Night. Happening every Wednesday from 7pm till midnight, ladies get to enjoy 4 complimentary drinks and 50% off an elaborate international buffet. Gents can join in too, and get 25% off the buffet, and happy hours are extended all night long for all.