IZU Brasserie & Bakery, City Walk

Coffee at Izu Bakery and Brasserie

Dear Diary, It’s official. I have a new chef crush. Chef Izu Ani. What’s not to love? He’s charismatic, well-spoken, passionate, humble and ambitious. He’s so gracious and warm that he immediately makes you feel like you’re old friends. And… Continue Reading

Getting caffeinated at Stomping Grounds Specialty Coffee Hub, Jumeirah 1

Dear Diary, You gotta love a place that’s serious about its coffee. Stomping Grounds is a recent entrant into Dubai’s specialty coffee space which is taking Jumeirah 1 by storm. Stomping Grounds is located off the main road in a… Continue Reading

Breakfast with Tom Aikens at Pots, Pans & Boards at The Beach

Dear Diary, I am so jealous right now. Mum got to meet Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens AND sample the new breakfast menu at Pots, Pans & Boards. This is The Tom Aikens – youngest British chef ever to gain two Michelin stars. The Tom Aikens… Continue Reading