Weekend Brunches I first visited No. FiftySeven Boutique Cafe when it had opened a few years ago, and hadn't been back. A couple of months ago, No. 57 had a food truck at the Abu Dhabi Food Festival and having sampled one of their signature desserts known as "Ermaghgerd" at the Abu Dhabi Festival, I had been wanting to go back. I mean, the name alone of that dessert was enough to get me to go back. Cue, this weekend. My friend and I happened to be free on a Saturday morning and we arranged to catch up over brunch at No. 57. The restaurant . . .
Archives for January 2017
In the Land of the Nizams The benefits of having grown up in Dubai and graduating from a boarding school in India is that you have friends in the four corners of the world. The downside is that you don't get to see them regularly and when you do decide to meet, you have to use sacred leave days to travel somewhere you may have been umpteen times. Of course, the point is to catch up with friends after months or years apart, but still... I've always tried to put as many eggs into my basket as I can and so my friends and I try to meet in a place . . .