Fat Aunts – JLT

Fat Aunts serves both Hong Kong style Cantonese street food and authentic Malay like you haven’t had outside KL before. So, you’ve got delicious dim sum and in-house made cart noodles on one side, as well as Sambal Prawns with Roti Canai on the other. Fat Aunts is one of three delightful Asian restaurants which … Continue reading Fat Aunts – JLT

Arsalan – Karama

After what could possibly be the longest ‘opening soon’ in history, Arsalan, the Mughlai masters from Kolkata, are finally here in Dubai – yeay!  I am lucky enough to have visited their original Park Circus branch not long ago and have been anxiously waiting for this outlet in Karama to open for…ever since. The good … Continue reading Arsalan – Karama

Hing Kee – JLT

Hing Kee could very well be Dubai’s first Asian Barbeque Pit. Located in the recently opened Streetery Food Hall (itself a first in Dubai) on lake level of Cluster D in JLT, this little charcoal master will grill you everything from portobello mushrooms to chicken satay. Hing Kee is one of three outlets in the … Continue reading Hing Kee – JLT

Dolma – Baku

Dolma is an affordable, traditional Azeri restaurant near Fountain Square in the heart of Baku. Based in a large cellar, it’s designed to look like…um, a cellar. Covered in colourful Azeri fabrics it’s certainly cosy if a little touristy. Start with their Dolma, it’s what the restaurant is named after. There are several types on … Continue reading Dolma – Baku