Coffee Roasters in Dubai and beyond

When I first came to Dubai back in 2009 you could count the number of coffee roasters on one hand and everyone who loved coffee, knew who the roasters were. Since then the Specialty Coffee scene has exploded and with it has come a raft of new coffee roasters many of whom are of a smaller, boutique type. The roasters are split into three main categories, defined by me, so bear with me : Specialty Coffee Cafe with an on site roastery : A perfect place for coffee lovers to hang out. The Coffee shop will be well thought out, there will be a buzz around the…

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Shahenshahi Thali at Amala Zabeel Saray

Shahenshahi Thali Don't eat for a week, take friend(s) and look forward to a tasty Thali which weighs in at over 13kg! Could this be the biggest Thali in Dubai, the UAE or beyond? Read more about the Shahenshai Thail at Amala, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray over on FoodeMag dxb.   Meanwhile here's my thoughts on some of my favorite dishes from the Thali platter: The Chicken Jalfrezi was spicy and rich The Galouti kebab was silky smooth and melted in our mouth as a good galouti kebab should do! The Tandoori chicken was charred in all the right places, delicately spiced yet still soft and tender. The prawns were delicious with subtle…

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Nay Lebanese Restaurant

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" _builder_version="3.0.82"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.0.82"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.82" background_layout="light" border_style="solid" box_shadow_position="outer"] Lebanese Nights at Nay It’s Friday evening and I’m literally popping next door, or a few doors down should I say, to Somewhere! Yes that’s right Somewhere, it’s a new hotel which has recently opened in Barsha Heights (formerly Tecom). This is my first visit and I’m popping in to check out the new Lebanese evening at their restaurant called Nay, which takes place between 7.00pm and 1.00 am every Friday. Priced at 170/AED per person the evening includes a buffet and BBQ, Shisha, and entertainment by a Belly dancer. We choose to sit outside on the terrace…

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