Fat Chow – Palm Jumeirah

Fat Chow is a newly-opened, licensed restaurant at the Pointe (west) which claims to specialise in Cantonese cuisine. It doesn’t. It is, however, beautifully decorated both upstairs and down but in a style which curiously, I felt was more punk Japanese than Chinese to me. Like all the licensed eateries at the Pointe, alcoholic beverages … Continue reading Fat Chow – Palm Jumeirah

Virpur – Al Ras

Virpur is a 100% vegetarian Gujarati cafeteria in the Al Ras Gold Souq. The morning I visited, its well kept but compact interior was thick with the smell of incense which clung to my clothes for the remainder of the day. Like oud, if you’re not used to the smell, it can be a little … Continue reading Virpur – Al Ras

Miss Tess – Business Bay

Miss Tess is a beautifully decorated Asian themed restaurant at the Taj Business Bay. It is one of a growing number of restaurants to incorporate live entertainment into its dining experience. A DJ is on hand to keep the vibe going in-between acts/acrobatics. The marketing blurb says street food but the bill suggested otherwise, especially … Continue reading Miss Tess – Business Bay