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  • 6Apr 2015
    Pierre Gagnaire in Dubai at Choix

    Meet Pierre Gagnaire, the ‘best chef in the world’


    Pierre Gagnaire may be back in Dubai at Reflets to celebrate his ‘Best chef in the world’ award voted for by his peers whose restaurants boast two and three Michelin stars - but the humble...

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  • 25May 2014
    Al Fanar - Dubai Festival City

    Top 5 Emirati restaurants and cafés in Dubai


    “Where do you go for local Emirati food in Dubai?” A question that I am asked a lot. Now, I would say head over to my grandmother’s kitchen where some of the best Emirati food...

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  • 13Mar 2014

    Choose Choix


    It’s been much anticipated and finally it’s here. French chef maestro Pierre Gagnaire has opened a home-grown patisserie-cum-café, Choix, at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City perched above his glam dining...

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  • 25May 2011
    Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire

    Lunch with Pierre Gagnaire next week at Reflets?


    Dubai; Guess who’s coming to town next week? Well it has to be food related, n’est-ce pas? None other than, Michelin star chef (11 in total) Pierre Gagnaire, the culinary genius behind Inter-Continental Dubai Festival City’s Reflets French restaurant and ten other restaurants around the world. Now FooDiva’s always been a fan of this true […]

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  • 27Feb 2011
    Jamie's Italian entrance

    Jamie’s Italian in Dubai; his first restaurant outside UK


    Dubai; FooDiva’s been longing to review Jamie Oliver’s first restaurant outside British shores since it soft opened in Dubai a month or so ago, but I was hoping for its licence to come through first. Always nice to have a glass of fruity red with one’s favourite pasta, no? Anyhow, patience has never been my virtue, […]

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  • 20Dec 2010
    Le Relais de L'Entrecote

    Le Relais de l’Entrecôte’s secret sauce


    Dubai; If you’ve never tasted the famous, secret sauce that accompanies an entrecote steak, life is not worth living. Le Relais de l’Entrecôte has opened a franchise at Dubai Festival City’s marina waterfront. And just to confuse you, there’s a number of offshoots around the world; Le Relais de Venise, and more specifically here in Dubai, […]

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