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

Fine dining Japanese at Armani/Hashi, Downtown Dubai

Dear Diary, I visited Armani/Hashi with plans to film my very first vlog. These plans, however, were thwarted by a very A-list celebrity who decided to visit the same restaurant that very same night. Great for vlogging? Nope. Great for… Continue Reading

Behemoth burgers and super-sized shakes at Black Tap, Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel

Dear Diary, Black Tap is perhaps Dubai’s most Instagrammable restaurant at the moment with those gluttonous, candy-laden milkshake monstrosities and shiny, grease-dripping burgers. Unless you’ve been living under a rock or are not in the slightest way food-inclined, you’ll have… Continue Reading