Boomi (Persian Kitchen) – Melal Boutique Mall, Elahieh, Tehran

Boomi (Persian Kitchen) is a newly-opened, modern Persian restaurant. Located on the 4th floor of the (also newly opened) Melal Boutique Mall in Elahieh (on the corner of Bosnia and Herzegovina), the restaurant is tastefully decorated in an almost Parisian style with influence, elements and cues from Iran’s literary bible, the Shahnameh (Book of Kings). … Continue reading Boomi (Persian Kitchen) – Melal Boutique Mall, Elahieh, Tehran

Hawkers – Umm Hurair

This rather small and cramped outlet is the second of two (Indian owned) Hawkers restaurants in Dubai, the first (and original) being in JLT. I suppose I could have called it cosy, but it’s not. In fact, there’s barely space for the four tables they have lined up against the wall, opposite the glass-walled kitchen. … Continue reading Hawkers – Umm Hurair

Bentoya Kitchen – JAFZA

This over-the-counter branch of Bentoya Kitchen has been around for as long as I can remember. It’s certainly been there since the earliest days of JAFZA’s original food court (now referred to as food court 1), which burnt down a couple of years ago, and has recently been reopened; revamped and refreshed. Although nowhere close … Continue reading Bentoya Kitchen – JAFZA