Where are we going?

Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to walk from here?', Alice asked. 'That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,' said the cat. 'I don't much care where', said Alice. 'Then it doesn't matter which way you walk', said the cat. [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]



Like hungry guests, a sitting audience looks, Plays are like suppers; poets are the cooks. The founder’s you; the table is this place, The carves we; the prologue is the grace. Each act a course, each scene, a different dish.* No, that poem is not from me. But that may sum up our dining experience in the funky-awesome Teatro restaurant.… Read more →


Qasr Al Hosn in today’s Google doodle

Have you seen today’s Google doodle? There is a significant element of today’s doodle. Aside from the UAE flag’s colors in it, they have included Qasr Al Hosn to celebrate the UAE National Day. For any viewer, it is safe to assume that the structure in the doodle is a museum or one of the old establishments in the UAE. I… Read more →


The Art of Steakmanship at Rodeo Grill

John Stone – Rib eye steak Tuesday night. It was full of patrons in clamor of an old favourite. In Abu Dhabi, there must be something special when a restaurant gets into full capacity in the middle of a week. It is Tuesday night, too, as I write this and salivate as I recall our delicious dining experience in Rodeo Grill… Read more →


Caramel Abu Dhabi

While I have not done food reviews for quite a time, I cannot let this moment pass not to announce that we have found another superstar restaurant in Abu Dhabi — that’s Caramel Abu Dhabi. TNT (dynamite shrimps) Being a superstar restaurant to me is tantamount to being able to satisfy a diner/ visitor at all levels – food is… Read more →


Crickets and cats

Winello and Perdita are naturally calm, playful, crazy, curious — with no specific order in a given day. We discovered another means though on how to get their full attention at once. Well, aside from the sound of the kibbles (feeding frenzy!)… just let them hear the song “Crickets Sing For Ana Maria”. The Very Best of Astrud Gilberto was… Read more →