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Sky-high dining

Adrian Back visits At.mosphere Dubai It is now more than six years since At.mosphere was opened on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa to a great deal of fanfare. Billing itself as the highest restaurant in the world and guaranteeing breath-taking views of virtually the entire city, it certainly had...  Read More »

The big breakfast – Nomad Urban Eatery BAHRAIN

The exquisite space and casual atmosphere set the stage for a sophisticated and luxurious experience Start your day in style with a leisurely breakfast with Nomad Urban Eatery, the All Day Casual Dining choice for all the right reasons, delivering a chic dining experience. You will find this culinary...  Read More »

A little of what you fancy

My grandmother lived by the adage ‘a little of what you fancy does you good’; a slice of excellent bread (not the whole loaf); a nip of good brandy (not the bottle); a few squares of the best chocolate (never the bar). The phrase was made famous by a risqué́ music hall performer, Marie Lloyd, towards...  Read More »

Seven seas Of Wry

Food and Travel columnist Kevin Pilley visits the Turks and Caicos’ Conch Festival The ambient music was fusion. Mainly steelpan, ripsaw and the Atlantic Ocean.  But there was also a lot of calypso, spouge, scratch, ska, soca, rocksteady, and maybe some junkanoo too. But very little chutney. The...  Read More »

La Vinoteca Barcelona Bahrain

Inspiring cuisine and chic Mediterranean style; La Vinoteca Barcelona offers an authentic Spanish dining experience If you are looking for that somewhere special to enjoy a romantic meal, a sophisticated business lunch, or a family brunch with that added touch of European flair, then the chic classic style...  Read More »

Peruvian chic

Lima Dubai is a casual restaurant that offers modern Peruvian cuisine from award-winning chef Virgilio Martinez; his Central restaurant in Lima, Peru is rated as the No.1 restaurant in Latin America, and No.5 on the ’World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ global list; and Lima London has already garnered a Michelin...  Read More »

Dorset unspoilt beauty

The UK’s south coast has so much to offer and Dorset, only a couple of hour from London, is a beautiful and often overlooked treasure. Wherever I find myself in the world, my heart always brings me back to Dorset eventually. With quaint villages, quirky traditions and open green fields, my childhood...  Read More »

City chic Aloft Al Ain Abu Dhabi

Even those of us who have called the UAE home for several years could be forgiven for never having ventured to the Garden City of Al Ain. Some 120 kilometres from Dubai and more than 150km from the centre of Abu Dhabi, it has traditionally been a popular weekend destination for Emirati nationals,...  Read More »

Seven seas of wry

Food and Travel columnist Kevin Pilley takes us for Bahamian culinary stroll They know how to eat in the Bahamas. The sea bass is flown in especially from Chile, the sole from Holland and the crab from Alaska. The lobsters are local. But the deep-water prawns are Spanish. If you want to spoil yourself...  Read More »

Taste of Abu Dhabi Star Chef: Sanjeev Kapoor

With a vast culinary empire that makes him one of the world’s most successful and recognisable chefs, you would think that Sanjeev Kapoor would be content. In fact he could be forgiven for sitting back and reaping the rewards that come with owning more than 70 restaurants, selling in excess of 10 million...  Read More »