Anti World Tour: Rihanna Makes Abu Dhabi Work

Rihanna – a bonafide force in Western pop culture – was in Abu Dhabi for the final F1 after-race concert. Nico Rosenberg might’ve won the final race but it was Riri who emerged the real winner of the night. Highs: Starting the set very low-key with a heartfelt rendition of Stay, Riri made her incredible vocal range clear from the get-go, although she did seem … Continue reading Anti World Tour: Rihanna Makes Abu Dhabi Work

Sole DXB: Food for the Street-Loving Soul

This past weekend I had a chance to head to Sole DXB and to say that it was just a just a shoe exhibition would be a massive understatement. Conceived 6 years ago, the event has grown onto become an avant-garde celebration of street culture with stalls from famous athletic brands such as Puma and Adidas to and panel discussions as well. Here’s a quick … Continue reading Sole DXB: Food for the Street-Loving Soul

Bang for The Buck: Chin Chin heads to International City

Chin Chin has gone on to become one of the premier Indo-Chinese restaurant chains in Dubai and I had a chance to sample the restaurant’s food at its latest new branch in the Pavillion, International City – the burgeoning community’s own mall. Ambience: The restaurant followed a classy red-and-black theme with black lantern-style lights, chairs made out of wooden slats and an open kitchen on … Continue reading Bang for The Buck: Chin Chin heads to International City

Jaguar F-type V8 S: New Kid on the Block

A proper sports car from Jaguar has been a long time coming and the new Jaguar F-type has to pare up to past greats such as the E-type (which can in some ways, be called its spiritual while keeping its head up in the face of stiff competition from its German and Italian rivals. I recently got a chance to test the Coventry’s latest cat … Continue reading Jaguar F-type V8 S: New Kid on the Block

Me Gusta: Taco Barrio Hits All the Right Spots

Dubai has its fair share of restaurants serving cuisines from all across the world but there was always a gaping void when it came to authentic Mexican food, particularly a classic Mexican taqueria (taco stand). The recently-opened Taco Barrio in Dubai Silicon Oasis aims to fill that gap and I was pretty psyched to be one of the first people to try their delicious food … Continue reading Me Gusta: Taco Barrio Hits All the Right Spots