Food spots in Dubai

Let’s admit it!  Quite recently, Instagram has become the thing and we all visit restaurants just for the sake of taking pictures.  Restaurants also have started expressing themselves through their ambience, food, presentation of food and instagram spots. I made a list of places I wanted to go which had both good food and Flamboyant decor. Though I could not go to all the places, here are a few places I have been to.

PappaRoti

This was the first place on my list Papparoti. We ordered Peach flavoured IceTea and Signature buns with dark chocolate and nuts topped on it. Trust me when I say the buns melt in your mouth.

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“Sink Your Teeth Into It! It begins from the moment you sink your teeth into the outer layer of the bun. The sound that follows every crunch defines our philosophy of seeking perfection in every bite.” – Pappa Roti
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This is my sister/BestFriend Ramya who is my best travel partner !

Ararat restaurant

Ararat is a mix of Armenian, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. We went to this place only to taste the fancy pineapple rice and Yes We did !!

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The table we reserved !
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Definitely worth the time and money !

Spoon and Glaze – Dubai Mall

I ordered Chocolate Mud Cake which was  AED 42. It was served in a multi layered chocolate sponge cake with dark chocolate fudge in between, which came in a clay plant pot. The chocolate cake was delicious. They provide various options of Mud cakes and Sand cakes, and all of them come in actual small-sized clay plant pots, along with a wooden spoon ! I plan on trying the sand cakes if I happen to go again.

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Absolutely DIVINE !
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Small and Cute Place !
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Clearly searching where and what to eat next !!

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar, Dubai brings a slice of London to the iconic Atlantis Hotel located on the world famous Palm Jumeirah

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My Love for Chocolate is never ending !

Arabian Tea House is covered with a huuuuuge old fortress wall. This is a rented house, built in the early 1920s by a pearl trader.

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 Reliving the past !

We had been roaming in scorching heat all day before we reached the hotel and had real doubts if we will be comfortable eating in a outdoor restaurant with no air-conditioning. So, we only thought of having a cup of chai but ended up eating the whole meal. The restaurant is air-conditioned and very comfortable. It has shady trees inside making the ambience all the more better.

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Welcoming Entrance !
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We decided to wear Indian clothes because Old Dubai is more Orthodox kinda style !!
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BBQ

Local house coffee shop and restaurant

Local tea house is a traditional restaurant located at the historical Bastakiya. It has been serving authentic Arabic cuisine for more than a decade. Sometime in 2010, Local House fascinated a few and maybe shocked a few when they introduced the first ever Camel Burger in the UAE.

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I din’t click this picture !! My hard drive with Dubai pictures is corrupted. So using one of the downloaded pictures !!
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We just had the authentic Arabic tea !
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Details matter !

 

Instagrammable dessert Places in NYC

As said in my profile, I love clicking pictures so I can relive the moment when I see the pictures randomly some random day. I will keep updating this post whenever I go to a new dessert place.

  1. Vivi Bubble Tea IMG_20180407_091944_701I did not like the ambience very much, but was told about their renovation plans. I   tried the Matcha Bubble Tea Floats. My Insta It blew my mind. They also give you steps to eat the floats which I felt was so cool. Vivi Bubble tea has branched out at various places in NewYork city but the floats are found at Allen street. Vivi Bubble Tea  

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  2. Maison Kayser cafeIMG-20180414-WA0030-01My Favourite is Mangodoor not just because of its taste but also  for its bright colour. Tell me who just eats food just for the sake of taste these days. It must be instagrammable rite ? Maison KayserIMG-20180414-WA0032-01They have an exclusive variety of desserts which can be instagrammed. Good luck taking nice pictures 😛
  3. Magnolia BakeryIMG-20180414-WA0026-01Magnolia Bakery is a chain of bakeries founded in New York City.  As a newyorker you ought to have tasted from this place at least once. Magnolia BakeryIMG-20180414-WA0020-01The first bakery was started at Bleeker street in 1996. But we have been to the one in Grand Central before catching our train. Oh ! Did I tell you New York has the best public transport which is cheaper and faster than private. Instagram PageIMG-20180414-WA0022-01.jpegI have ordered cheese brownie, pineapple cake red velvet chocolate. Needless to say everything was amazing. But I personally like the cheesecake from Junior’s cheesecake (other bakery from NYC) better than this place. But the pineapple cake and the chocolate are too good.
  4. Coco Fresh Tea & JuiceIMG-20180414-WA0045-01.jpegCoco Fresh and juice also has many chains in NewYork. These people actually mean it when they call themselves fresh. Coco Bubble Tea I had to wait for 10mins to get my regular bubble tea, but the wait was totally worth the time. This might not be one of those fancy places to take pictures but the taste was unbelievable. P.S: I crossed the road twice to take this picture !
  5. Sugar Fina 

Screen Shot 1940-01-15 at 8.14.34 PM-01Sugarfina is the ultimate candy store for grown-ups offering the Original Champagne Bears. The people in the store are so friendly that they allow you to take pictures even if you walk out buying nothing. I don’t see many places like that these days. Sugar Fina

 

 

 

 

I am not a great fan of milk chocolates but I love white chocolates so much that I forget counting calories when eating them. I picked XOXO chocolates. I have tried plain chocolate and plain gummy bears but these had champagne bears within the chocolate bar which is a must try.