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Lovely location but limited selection of dishes: Restaurant Level Seven @ W Dubai (24. February 2018)

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Lovely location but limited selection of dishes: Restaurant Level Seven @ W Dubai (24. February 2018)

The breakfast selection at the Level Seven in the W hotel in Dubai looks tremendously appealing as it is spacious, colourful … … and has an open kitchen concept. Things are beautifully arranged but what is lacking – for me at least – … … is the selection. There is a bit of everything but […]

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Something I’ve never seen – a Mustard Wagon: Restaurant J&G Steakhouse @ The St. Regis Al Habtoor (22. February 2018)

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Something I’ve never seen – a Mustard Wagon: Restaurant J&G Steakhouse @ The St. Regis Al Habtoor (22. February 2018)

I felt like a large junk of meat – and the J&G at The St. Regis Al Habtoor is the perfect place for that. It all started with a “cauliflower soup” as an amuse bouche. Which is somewhat atypical for a steakhouse but it cleansed the palate plus the warmth of it was very pleasant. […]

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Perfect place for an evening shisha and drink: Garden on 8 @ Media One Hotel (22. February 2018)

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Perfect place for an evening shisha and drink: Garden on 8 @ Media One Hotel (22. February 2018)

It is a bit more than 1.5 years ago since I have been to the Media One Hotel on the Garden on 8 where they were celebrating something like Oktoberfest. Finally, it was time to return and in the evening the pool area is just amazing. The “Double Apple Shisha” (95 AED) is to be […]

| July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Healthy food in a nice atmosphere: Restaurant Circle Café (22. February 2018)

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Healthy food in a nice atmosphere: Restaurant Circle Café (22. February 2018)

The Circle Café offers you a healthy lunch option close to the Marina. The “Edamame (seasoned Japanese beans)” (14 AED) are pretty regular but good. The “Beef Burger (beef patty, iceberg lettuce, cheddar cheese, pickles, tomato jam, caramelized onion jam and mushroom sauce)” (62 AED) served with “Za’atar Fries” (26 AED) was definitely better than […]

| July 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Great view with tasty dishes: Restaurant Namu @ W Hotel (21. February 2018)

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Great view with tasty dishes: Restaurant Namu @ W Hotel (21. February 2018)

There are not too many options in the W in Dubai but the Namu is a great way to enjoy your dinner. I started with a “Baekjool – Indomitable Spirit (soju, pomegranate syrup, cucumber bitters)” (65 AED) mainly because it is something I haven’t tried before. And it was a bit too much of a […]

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Decent mezzeh but disappointing burger: Restaurant Oléa @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (17. February 2018)

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Decent mezzeh but disappointing burger: Restaurant Oléa @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (17. February 2018)

Given no restaurant was serving food during the afternoon in The St. Regis besides the ‘famous’ breakfast restaurant Oléa, I decided to eat something here. The “Cold Mezzeh (hummus, moutabel, tabouleh, fattoush, warak inab and pickled vegetables, marinated olives, muhammara, labneh served with Arabic bread)” (90 AED) was quite okay. The “Grilled ‘Prime Beef Burger’ […]

| July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Chef’s Table – a unique experience: Restaurant 55 & 5th Grill @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (16. February 2018)

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Chef’s Table – a unique experience: Restaurant 55 & 5th Grill @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (16. February 2018)

The Restaurant 55 & 5th has come up with a new idea when it comes to dining – the Chef’s table. Which means that you are literally seated in the kitchen right next to the chefs and you get to watch all of it in its intensity, smell and sound. The menu this day was […]

| July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
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One of the best Bloody Mary’s ever: The Manhattan Lounge @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (16. February 2018)

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One of the best Bloody Mary’s ever: The Manhattan Lounge @ The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort (16. February 2018)

The signature drink at the St. Regis is always some version of a Bloody Mary. And in The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort it is “The Arabian Snapper (The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi) – Russian Standard Platinum vodka, tomato juice, za’atar, cumin powder, Angostura bitters, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire suace, ground pepper and lemon […]

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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