Go Matto at this Italian Friday Brunch

When a restaurant’s name means ‘crazy’ in Italian, it’s a pretty evident disclaimer forewarning you about what to expect. Located at The Oberoi Dubai at Business Bay, Matto is a casual yet mischievous place. You may think its just another regular run-of-the-mill restaurant serving a cuisine that is so saturated in Dubai – but it’s…

6 Must-Try Dessert Treats at The Dubai Mall

A paradise for shopaholics and foodies, The Dubai Mall is a place where one can spend hours, days and even weeks shopping, eating or just strolling about. With innumerable options to pick from, there’s something for everyone here. During my recent trip to Dubai, I spent an entire week at the mall shopping and trying…

Just Say Cheese

As a kid, I remember fussing over methi and palak rotis. Like come on! You’re meant to enjoy candies, chocolates, cheese and other fun stuff while growing up. Why methi and palak? But, my mother clearly thought differently. She had decided – no matter what happens, this fussing needed to stop. Cheese was probably one…

In conversation with Chef Matteo Arvonio, Italian Chef, Mezzo Mezzo

With almost 23 years of culinary experience, Chef Matteo Arvonio brings with him a deep-rooted love for Italian flavors and authentic cooking styles. He strongly feels that a cuisine of a place reveals a lot about its culture. Having trained across the globe at various reputed hotels, Chef Matteo loves refining original recipes with creative…