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  • 17Jul 2017
    Michelin restaurant guide - Michelin stars - Michelin restaurants - FooDiva

    There is no such term as a ‘Michelin chef’


    An open letter to all restaurateurs, hoteliers, chefs, PRs, journalists and digital influencers in the UAE. This may come across as a bit of a rant, and it is – but I have bitten my tongue for far...

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  • 23Jan 2017
    Folly - Dubai restaurants - Foodiva

    New Dubai restaurant openings (2017)


    What's on our plate for Dubai's restaurant scene this year? It's becoming trickier and trickier to extract confirmed restaurant openings from operators and investors - one sign...

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  • 27Oct 2013
    Hakkasan Dubai bar

    Celebrity chefs dock into Dubai


    Over the next couple of weeks Dubai will welcome 33 celebrity guest chefs, of which 19 have restaurants with Michelin stars around the world. Now that’s no mean feat for our small fine dining out population, but a testament perhaps to the emirate’s rising status in the...

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  • 17May 2012
    Marco Pierre White

    Meet Marco Pierre White


    Dubai; As Titanic opens its portholes this evening at the new Melia hotel in the rather odd location of Bur Dubai, FooDiva meets the man who many say instigated the UK celebrity chef trend in 1995 at the age of 33, when he became the youngest chef to win three Michelin stars.

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  • 12May 2012
    The first Michelin guide

    Is Dubai ready for Michelin?


    Is Dubai ready for Michelin? This question has been top of FooDiva's mind lately especially since Dubai hosted its largest gathering of chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants ever last month...

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