The Dubai Diaries: Mosaic Lebanese Restaurant

Located at: Vision Towers, Al-Najda Street, Al-Najda, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 30th March, 2022 This restaurant isn’t located in Dubai itself, but in neighbouring Abu Dhabi. But I’ve put it under ‘The Dubai Diaries’ anyway since they’re both within the United Arab Emirates. And what a great find it turned out to be!…

The Dubai Diaries: Bestoon Samad @ Al Ghurair Center

Located at: Al Rigga Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 14 Apr, 2018 We thought of checking out this (relatively) new Iraqi restaurant while we were in town. The fifth branch of the Samad Group Restaurants and the first outside of Iraq, the interior of this place has been designed to reflect the authenticity…

Arabian Knights

Located at: 377 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka Visited on: 03 Nov, 2017 Back after a short stay in Dubai and our appetite for shawarma still intact, we decided to pick some dinner up from Arabian Knights while we were out. We’ve been here a few times before and have been impressed by their…

The Dubai Diaries: Al Shami Restaurant

Located at: Al Muraqqabat Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 28 Oct, 2017 This is the place I think of when I’m not in Dubai and crave shawarma. One chicken shawarma and two falafels with some tahini sauce make for quite a happy meal for me. Al Shami is no fancy restaurant, but neat and spacious…

The Dubai Diaries: Wafi Gourmet @ The Dubai Mall

Located at: Financial Centre Road, Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 24 Oct, 2017 My first encounter with Wafi Gourmet happened several years back while they had a branch at Dubai Festival City (DFC). And I immediately fell for their pita bread and hommos (quite often spelled hummus). Authentic Lebanese food is what they promised…