Pulled – Umm Suqeim

Pulled is a trendy little, homegrown burger joint on Jumeirah Road. It specialises in burgers, sliders and wings yet, for some unfathomable reason, insists on calling its burgers sandwiches. I guess, when you’re owned by Shamsa Al Habtoor you can call a burger anything you very well please. The marketing blurb says that, in addition … Continue reading Pulled – Umm Suqeim

Al Beiruti – Al Safa

Al Beiruti calls itself a Lebanese Restau-Café. What it is in actual fact is a Parisian styled boutique bistro, restaurant, café and shisha lounge – no surprises which section is the more popular; thankfully the smoking area is partitioned. A lovely, shaded veranda runs the length of the restaurant and is the place to book … Continue reading Al Beiruti – Al Safa

Sadaf – Al Rigga

Sadaf is one of Dubai’s oldest Iranian restaurants. It is also one of Dubai’s least authentic. And that’s because the food it serves has been tweaked to appeal to a more local pallet. This flagship branch on the mezzanine floor of the Rigga Al Butteen Plaza in Deira is where the original (and beloved) @absharrestaurant … Continue reading Sadaf – Al Rigga