More – Downtown Dubai

More today is very different to when it was first launched in Dubai in the early 2000’s. It’s plainer and more placid now, more mass and less avant-garde. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, it’s just not what made More famous – culinary funk. Thankfully the interior of this Murooj Rotana branch hasn’t been changed … Continue reading More – Downtown Dubai

Lokmet Gibran – JLT

Lokmet Gibran is a Lebanese restaurant and shisha lounge in JLT. Even with shisha available, Zomato has it listed as kid friendly – wow!  I was not too worried about how long the food would take to get to us in Arabian Ranches because I regularly order from Streetery in Cluster D – doesn’t take … Continue reading Lokmet Gibran – JLT

Levant’ish – Qusais

Levant’ish is a family-oriented restaurant specialising in Levantine cuisine – Lebanese, Turkish, Syrian. Sandwiched between the Grand Service Station and one of my favourite Keralite restaurants, Lallumma’s, on Baghdad Street in Qusais, its interior is modern and beautifully air conditioned. I particularly liked the teal sofas were offset against an otherwise dark background. We started … Continue reading Levant’ish – Qusais