Eat

Cooking classes

  • Shop, Cook, Feast – a hands-on adventure

      The final leg of my culinary tour with Culinary Backstreets was the Shop, Cook, Feast: A Hands-On Istanbul Culinary Adventure, where I learned to make melt in the mouth borekci and eat Pumpkin ...

  • Dining experiences

  • Mezzerie – Dubai

      Mezzerie is one of the six food and beverage outlets in the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah hotel, and is the usual location for the New York-inspired Mezzerie Friday Brunch buffet. About ...

  • Social by Heinz Beck – Dubai

      Choosing Social by Heinz Beck - Dubai, for my first dinner during the inaugural Dubai Restaurant week, was a no brainer. Firstly, because it is in the Waldorf Astoria, the quintessential luxury ...

  • Deraliye Ottoman Palace Restaurant – Istanbul

      Leo, from the front desk at my hotel, Hotel Miniature in Istanbul, recommended the Deraliye Ottoman Palace restaurant in Istanbul, amongst others on the day that I arrived, when I asked about ...

  • Fume eatery

      The first meal I ever had from Fume eatery was at the Saturday afternoon market in the Al Barsha pond park, Dubai, where they operated a food stall during the cooler months. The delicious Pulled ...