Dining in Dubai - the Real Food of Dubai This article appears in Good Taste SA, June 2014 Packing your bags with the appropriate attire for dining in Dubai can be a nerve-wracking experience. It isn’t about knowing when it’s appropriate to show a little skin, and how much, in this the largest of the [...]
Tel Aviv Food - City of Contrasts - for Woolworths Taste Magazine March 2014 Steadfastly independent, Tel Aviv remains a wondrous Israeli anomaly. The city is a composite of liberal attitudes, chic café-lined boulevards, rowdy bars and the evergreen staples of its multi-ethnic immigrant population. I went to get a closer look at the food [...]
I visit Bnei Brak, an ultra conservative orthodox coommunity outside Tel Aviv, to learn more about kosher food for Fine Dining Lovers
There is far more to Dubai than high-rise buildings, shopping malls and desert safaris. Arva Ahmed, a food guide, helps guests to piece together the cultural fabric of the city, through food exploration tours.
Tel Aviv - Tasting Guide. What to eat in the City For Fine Dining Lovers Ori Habshush Explore the old markets and side streets, as well as the bars and delis being reinvented by young chefs and entrepreneurs. Tel Avis is a city of tantalising food gems. This is a tasting guide of [...]
The World's First 7 Star Hotel, Dubai I've got on my best smile, but I'm acutely aware that my loose desert safari pants don't present the type of chic I intended when we check into the Jumeirah-owned Burj Al Arab. I search the ground staff's faces for judgey looks from behind my large sunglasses. I'm unsuccessful. [...]
Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls) - called Goi Cuon in Vietnam or Nime Chao in Cambodia. Recipe developed for City Press iMag
Ho Chi Min City Tasting Guide - street food, local restaurants, drinks, cooking schools and some street food safety rules for a delectable stay.
What to eat in Hanoi Hanoi Food Guide - what to eat on a first visit and the street foods I enjoyed best. Prepared for Fine Dining Lovers My very first impression of Vietnam is of Hanoi, after three arduous connecting flights. It is 7 30 am and the locals are commuting, as are we, [...]
In this series, I share the little moments and special people I’ve encountered during my time here in Vietnam and in Cambodia. Often these were captured on my mobile phone, sometimes supplemented with a Vine App video or a photo on my camera. A compilation of moments in this post.