Habib Beirut Lebanese Street Kitchen – Al Quoz

Habib Beirut Lebanese Street Kitchen is a delivery only kitchen with branches in Downtown Dubai and Al Quoz where I ordered from. My order (for three) looked something like this: Mixed Shawarma Platter, Eggplant Fatteh, Fried Kibbeh, Falafel Platter, Tabbouleh Salad, Fattoush Salad and Hummus Shawarma. The order reached home within the specified hour and … Continue reading Habib Beirut Lebanese Street Kitchen – Al Quoz

Fish King – China Cluster, International City

Fish King is a recently opened, authentic Chinese restaurant specialising in Schezwan cuisine. Located in the China Cluster of International City, Dubai’s unofficial China Town, it shares its name with another Chinese restaurant, this one in the Morocco cluster, which specialised in Cantonese cuisine (I use the past tense because it seems they have since … Continue reading Fish King – China Cluster, International City

Kozhikode Star – Qusais

Little known outside the Malayali community, Kozhikode Star is a hugely popular, pukka authentic Malabari chain of restaurants. This Qusais flagship branch is easily recognisable from the lunchtime queue outside its entrance, especially now that the number of tables inside have been reduced in compliance with C-19 restrictions. The interior resembles what I imagine the … Continue reading Kozhikode Star – Qusais

Milan Veg – Karama

I never contemplated going to Milan Veg because I thought it was one of those Indian vegetarian Italian fusion places like Quattro Ristorante on Kuwait Street. I was wrong. It turns out that it is actually a hardcore South Indian veg restaurant. Sandwiched between giants Venus and Calicut Paragon on one side and Aryaas and … Continue reading Milan Veg – Karama

Azal Mandi – Karama

Azal Mandi is an exciting new Yemeni mandi restaurant in Karama. Located literally two doors down from thali masters Maharaja Bhog in the Hamsah Building (beside the Al Ansari Gallery) on the corner of Zabeel Street, its spacious interior is made up of floor seating cubicles, a majlis and a labyrinth of passageways poked with … Continue reading Azal Mandi – Karama