Bar and pub grub

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  • 7Mar 2016
    Cocktail Kitchen - Dubai restaurants

    Cocktail Kitchen – no reservations?

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    I have mixed feelings when I ring a licensed restaurant in Dubai to book a table (for six) and they do not take reservations - "you can just pop by and there should be enough seating...

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  • 9Jun 2014
    Full English breakfast complete with The Times at Gillray's

    10 dining and drinking gems in London

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    As much as I prefer visiting cities that I’ve never set foot in before (am one of these peeps who rarely watches a movie twice), London is one destination I love returning to...

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  • 7Apr 2014
    Brussels Belgian Bar & Bistro

    How authentic is Brussels Belgian Bar & Bistro?

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    So it opened as Bapas in The H Hotel six months ago, but has since rebranded to Brussels Belgian Bar & Bistro. The same ownership remains, but the word ‘bapas’ didn't resonate...

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  • 7Jan 2014
    Tom & Serg

    5 diversely different dining spots in Dubai

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    FooDiva should be regaling you with waistline-friendly dining options given new year resolutions and all, but as an occasional believer in portion-control, gene management and exercise – all in moderation of course (my two mantras are Mireille Guiliano’s French Women Don’t Get Fat and Dr D’Adamo’s Genotype diet)...

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  • 18Apr 2012
    Sardine's rice paddy fields

    Beautiful Bali – foodie heaven

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    Now until September is the ideal time to visit beautiful Bali - it's dry season after all. So having had a few requests to share FooDiva's fave foodie spots, here's my top ten...

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  • 27Oct 2010
    FooDiva tidbits

    FooDiva tidbits

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    Dubai; There’s one restaurant in Dubai that consistently delivers; 1. quality food at a reasonable price with a menu that continually evolves, 2. excellent service and no upselling thank goodness! and 3. breathtaking location overlooking the world’s highest fountains. It’s none other than Rivington Grill, my all-time Dubai favourite. It’s been operating for a little […]

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  • 7Oct 2010
    FooDiva calls on Egypt

    FooDiva calls on Egypt

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    El Gouna, Egypt, October 6th 2010; You’re no doubt wondering, why’s FooDiva in Egypt?….well over the years whilst growing up in Cyprus and over a decade working in the Middle East, I have travelled to Egypt umpteen times…but never to Alexandria and hence with my sabbatical in full flow I had to visit. But first […]

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  • 22Jul 2010
    FooDiva's Japan Trail

    FooDiva's Japan Trail

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      If you’re reading this, no doubt you’re as much of a foodie as I am, or else you’re just plain nosy. Either way, please read on. My travels are just beginning, and with a passion for eating (and the odd tipple, in particular anything bubblelicious), please join my gastronomical journey starting with: Appetiser – […]

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