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  • 2Sep 2013

    From Retro to Tang to Watatsumi


    Back in 1999 when I first move to Dubai, a restaurant opens by the name of Retro with damn good classic French cuisine in a modern setting. A few years later in...

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  • 24Nov 2011
    Crab joint 'Aprons & Hammers' - a hammering or not?

    Crab joint ‘Aprons & Hammers’ – a hammering or not?


    Dubai; I always had fond memories of the Mina Seyahi dhow at DIMC (Dubai International Marine Club) with its freshly caught seafood on display, fishmarket-style and a wonderful selection of sushi and sashimi, but sometime earlier this year Le Meridien ceased operating this little hidden gem at the end of the pier. It now floats by the name of Aprons & Hammers - a so-called upscale crab joint.

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