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If you are not Indian, and haven't tried Vada Pao, well this is your chance. And if you ARE Indian, and still don't know what Vada Pao is, then stop whatever you're doing right now and run to the nearest restaurant, cafe or street side kiosk that serves this divine creation, quoted as the staple of every Mumbaikar. 
Famed as the "Indian burger", and rightly so, the Vada Pao doesn't really need an elaborate explanation. I can be all fancy and call it a fried potato dumpling layered between a fresh square bun, with a mix of spicy and sweet dips. 
But let's just keep it simple. It's a potato vada - made with potatoes and masalas. This is placed on a piece of bread that's topped with some spicy green and sweet tamarind chutney. And then it's sandwiched in a bun. 
But the oodles of deliciousness it exudes and the satisfaction it delivers makes it deserving for two definitions. 
I, for one, have always loved Vada Pao, and especially the red chilli garlic powder, and the fried green chillies that are served along with it. For our lunch @moombaidxb, this is one thing I didn't want to compromise on, so I simply took the decision on behalf of everyone else, and placed an order for two portions.
And boy, was that a right decision or what!
These muffins brought back tears of joy to my eyes, and content to my heart, knowing that I have discovered one of the very few handful of places in Dubai that serves Mumbaiya Vada Pao like none other. And don't miss that presentation there. That's a part of the whole experience too!
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If you are not Indian, and haven't tried Vada Pao, well this is your chance. And if you ARE Indian, and still don't know what Vada Pao is, then stop whatever you're doing right now and run to the nearest restaurant, cafe or street side kiosk that serves this divine creation, quoted as the staple of every Mumbaikar. Famed as the "Indian burger", and rightly so, the Vada Pao doesn't really need an elaborate explanation. I can be all fancy and call it a fried potato dumpling layered between a fresh square bun, with a mix of spicy and sweet dips. But let's just keep it simple. It's a potato vada - made with potatoes and masalas. This is placed on a piece of bread that's topped with some spicy green and sweet tamarind chutney. And then it's sandwiched in a bun. But the oodles of deliciousness it exudes and the satisfaction it delivers makes it deserving for two definitions. I, for one, have always loved Vada Pao, and especially the red chilli garlic powder, and the fried green chillies that are served along with it. For our lunch @moombaidxb, this is one thing I didn't want to compromise on, so I simply took the decision on behalf of everyone else, and placed an order for two portions. And boy, was that a right decision or what! These muffins brought back tears of joy to my eyes, and content to my heart, knowing that I have discovered one of the very few handful of places in Dubai that serves Mumbaiya Vada Pao like none other. And don't miss that presentation there. That's a part of the whole experience too! . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #vadapao  #potato  #mumbaiya  #mumbaistyle  #bombay  #potatoes  #indianburger  #spicy 
Prawns make an integral part of my life. I love them. I heart them. And that's probably the only food item I have used the term 'heart' for. So you can only imagine the terrible feelings of jealousy I went through when I had to share these babies with my lunch crew.
But hate feelings apart, the Tareli Kolmi - or fried prawns @moombaidxb, bring out the true essence of homemade Parsi seafood. With all the basics in place, which include the ginger garlic marinade and curry leaves flavoring, these no-nonsense prawns will be cleaned off from the plate in seconds. And believe me when I say this, I had to show off my blogger attitude to my friends, just to make sure there were a couple pieces left for me to try :P 
I'm not saying the portion is small. In fact, it's good enough for sharing between 2-3 people. But these are just so irresistible, you won't feel like sharing them at all.
I would highly recommend the Tareli Kolmi to all prawn lovers. And if you are dining with another one like yourself, just be a sweetheart and order two portions.
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More on that background dish coming up in my next post!
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Prawns make an integral part of my life. I love them. I heart them. And that's probably the only food item I have used the term 'heart' for. So you can only imagine the terrible feelings of jealousy I went through when I had to share these babies with my lunch crew. But hate feelings apart, the Tareli Kolmi - or fried prawns @moombaidxb, bring out the true essence of homemade Parsi seafood. With all the basics in place, which include the ginger garlic marinade and curry leaves flavoring, these no-nonsense prawns will be cleaned off from the plate in seconds. And believe me when I say this, I had to show off my blogger attitude to my friends, just to make sure there were a couple pieces left for me to try :P I'm not saying the portion is small. In fact, it's good enough for sharing between 2-3 people. But these are just so irresistible, you won't feel like sharing them at all. I would highly recommend the Tareli Kolmi to all prawn lovers. And if you are dining with another one like yourself, just be a sweetheart and order two portions. . . More on that background dish coming up in my next post! . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #NewFashionedAndHonest  #musthave  #prawns  #fried  #prawn  #friedprawns  #seafood  #spicy 
And while we're talking about rain, we just CANNOT do without some Chai. But don't worry, because you'll find abundant sober and spiked choices @moombaidxb - Paani Kam Chai, Zafrani, Auntie's Chai Martini, Tara Chandi, and Baba Budan Martini, to name a few.
Which one would you choose?
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And while we're talking about rain, we just CANNOT do without some Chai. But don't worry, because you'll find abundant sober and spiked choices @moombaidxb - Paani Kam Chai, Zafrani, Auntie's Chai Martini, Tara Chandi, and Baba Budan Martini, to name a few. Which one would you choose? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #NewFashionedAndHonest  #CafeAndBar  #drinks  #drink  #instadrink  #tea  #martini  #coffee 
The only thing missing here was rain. But atleast now I know where I'll be heading to, on that one special weekend when the rain clouds decide to pour down in Dubai.
For us Bombay people, Bhel Puri and Onion Bhaji are synonymous to rain. We have to have a plate of pakoda and chaat, sit by the window, and romanticize about the monsoons while it wreaks havoc in the city and waterlogs the streets. So obviously, when these two items were served in the most signature Bombay style - a newspaper cone lookalike - they brought back a flood of nostalgic memories so vivid, they could easily compete with the floods caused by the rain (and maybe win too).
I loved the crunchiness in both these shareable items, but if you asked me to choose one over the other, it would have to be Bhel Puri. When it comes to pakodas, I am more of a potato diva than an onion chic.
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #MoombaiMeriJaan #MoombaiDXB #MoombaiCo #ParsiCuisine #ParsiFood #ParsiCafe #Parsi #itHappensatH #theHdubai #mumbaimerijaan #NewFashionedAndHonest #CafeAndBar #bhel #bhelpuri #pakoda #onoinbhaji #chaat #streetfood
The only thing missing here was rain. But atleast now I know where I'll be heading to, on that one special weekend when the rain clouds decide to pour down in Dubai. For us Bombay people, Bhel Puri and Onion Bhaji are synonymous to rain. We have to have a plate of pakoda and chaat, sit by the window, and romanticize about the monsoons while it wreaks havoc in the city and waterlogs the streets. So obviously, when these two items were served in the most signature Bombay style - a newspaper cone lookalike - they brought back a flood of nostalgic memories so vivid, they could easily compete with the floods caused by the rain (and maybe win too). I loved the crunchiness in both these shareable items, but if you asked me to choose one over the other, it would have to be Bhel Puri. When it comes to pakodas, I am more of a potato diva than an onion chic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #NewFashionedAndHonest  #CafeAndBar  #bhel  #bhelpuri  #pakoda  #onoinbhaji  #chaat  #streetfood 
Nothing gets cuter than these petite bottles with quirky names.
The drinks menu @moombaidxb packs quite a punch. Take on to some Bollywood Jhatka or kick it up with Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Fancy some spiked caffeine? How about Auntie's Chai Martini? You can trust this 'Daruwala' Cafe for many more funky names - from IPL Champ to Crawford Market - all which will definitely have a lot of people asking you: PK Hai Kay?
While you adore those miniatures served alongside a short glass with a huge chunk of ice, don't miss the restaurant's signature cycle logo carved so neatly on the ice cube.
But wait! That's not even all of it. Moombai & Co. sticks to its revival vibes and lets you enjoy some classics like Kingfisher, Cobra, Corona and more. 
Still not satisfied? How about you visit them during their 'Permit Hours' between 5 - 8 pm everyday, and try out their selected drinks for only AED 25 and AED 30. You will definitely want to keep going back. That's a given!
Pssst... they also have a Permit Hour snack menu with nibbles priced at only AED 30.
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Special thanks to hand models @regerahul & @samrat.deshmukh
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #MoombaiMeriJaan #MoombaiDXB #MoombaiCo #ParsiCuisine #ParsiFood #ParsiCafe #Parsi #itHappensatH #theHdubai #mumbaimerijaan #NewFashionedAndHonest #CafeAndBar #drinks #drink #instadrink #dubainightlife #happyhours #happyhour
Nothing gets cuter than these petite bottles with quirky names. The drinks menu @moombaidxb packs quite a punch. Take on to some Bollywood Jhatka or kick it up with Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. Fancy some spiked caffeine? How about Auntie's Chai Martini? You can trust this 'Daruwala' Cafe for many more funky names - from IPL Champ to Crawford Market - all which will definitely have a lot of people asking you: PK Hai Kay? While you adore those miniatures served alongside a short glass with a huge chunk of ice, don't miss the restaurant's signature cycle logo carved so neatly on the ice cube. But wait! That's not even all of it. Moombai & Co. sticks to its revival vibes and lets you enjoy some classics like Kingfisher, Cobra, Corona and more. Still not satisfied? How about you visit them during their 'Permit Hours' between 5 - 8 pm everyday, and try out their selected drinks for only AED 25 and AED 30. You will definitely want to keep going back. That's a given! Pssst... they also have a Permit Hour snack menu with nibbles priced at only AED 30. . . Special thanks to hand models @regerahul & @samrat.deshmukh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #NewFashionedAndHonest  #CafeAndBar  #drinks  #drink  #instadrink  #dubainightlife  #happyhours  #happyhour 
If you've known me and followed me long enough, you would know how excited I get at the very thought of Indian food with a twist. It might not really be inscribed as a part of my mission or vision, nor is it something set in stone, but when I look back, most of my elaborate reviews have been centered around restaurants serving contemporary Indian fare. One such gem has recently opened up shop at The H Dubai. Adding a quirky, yet upscale flair to this sophisticated SZR gem with its retro art decor, movie posters and memorabilia from the 80's, nostalgic wooden interiors, and a very 'Dubai meets Parsi Bombay' vibe, Moombai & Co. is not one that you can ignore.
I was lucky to get there early enough over the Diwali weekend and managed to take a quick tour of the restaurant, and experience those 5 minutes standing in a quintessential Irani cafe located somewhere near Marine Lines in Bombay. Because in a matter of 30 minutes or so, the place was buzzing with diners, all dressed up for LFW, adding a bright color pop to the festive appeal of the afternoon. 
Stay tuned for some wonderful food pictures and recommendations coming your way, and don't forget to check out my blog post which will be up very soon.
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If you've known me and followed me long enough, you would know how excited I get at the very thought of Indian food with a twist. It might not really be inscribed as a part of my mission or vision, nor is it something set in stone, but when I look back, most of my elaborate reviews have been centered around restaurants serving contemporary Indian fare. One such gem has recently opened up shop at The H Dubai. Adding a quirky, yet upscale flair to this sophisticated SZR gem with its retro art decor, movie posters and memorabilia from the 80's, nostalgic wooden interiors, and a very 'Dubai meets Parsi Bombay' vibe, Moombai & Co. is not one that you can ignore. I was lucky to get there early enough over the Diwali weekend and managed to take a quick tour of the restaurant, and experience those 5 minutes standing in a quintessential Irani cafe located somewhere near Marine Lines in Bombay. Because in a matter of 30 minutes or so, the place was buzzing with diners, all dressed up for LFW, adding a bright color pop to the festive appeal of the afternoon. Stay tuned for some wonderful food pictures and recommendations coming your way, and don't forget to check out my blog post which will be up very soon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . @moombaidxb #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #MoombaiMeriJaan  #MoombaiDXB  #MoombaiCo  #ParsiCuisine  #ParsiFood  #ParsiCafe  #Parsi  #itHappensatH  #theHdubai  #mumbaimerijaan  #NewFashionedAndHonest  #CafeAndBar  #lunch  #Diwali  #IndianFood  #IndianCuisine  #retro  #colorpop 
Desserts. Can't live without them, can we? So @cafenajjaruae, we went with their recommended item on the menu - Mixed Fruit Crepe.
Presented sweetly on a heart shaped plate, this one came with fresh strawberries, bananas and pineapple slices stuffed within, and was covered in a rich layer of Belgian milk chocolate. 
Somewhere deep down, I was secretly wishing for the topping to be a nutella based sauce. Nonetheless, the Belgian chocolate did justice to the creaminess of the crepe.
Cafe Najjar has a lovely selection of different waffles as well, so if crepes are not your thing, you can always try something else. For my next visit, I'm definitely ordering the chocolate fondant.
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Desserts. Can't live without them, can we? So @cafenajjaruae, we went with their recommended item on the menu - Mixed Fruit Crepe. Presented sweetly on a heart shaped plate, this one came with fresh strawberries, bananas and pineapple slices stuffed within, and was covered in a rich layer of Belgian milk chocolate. Somewhere deep down, I was secretly wishing for the topping to be a nutella based sauce. Nonetheless, the Belgian chocolate did justice to the creaminess of the crepe. Cafe Najjar has a lovely selection of different waffles as well, so if crepes are not your thing, you can always try something else. For my next visit, I'm definitely ordering the chocolate fondant. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #cafenajjar  #lamaisonducafe  #dessert  #desserts  #crepe  #fruit  #fruits  #crepes  #sweet  #instasweet  #chocolate  #milkchocolate  #creamy  #lebanesefood  #lebanesecuisine  #belgianchocolate  #instachocolate  #mixedfruit 
This dish was quite appealing, both in terms of quantity and taste. The Sundried Tomato Chicken @cafenajjaruae is essentially four pieces of crispy fried chicken that are rolled and stuffed with melted cheese. Swipe left to see how that cheesy goodness oozes out from the chicken rolls. Drizzled on top with a creamy sundried tomato sauce, the chicken is served alongside sauteed veggies, mushrooms, potato mash and wedges. That's right! They have all your favorite carbs in one place.
Order this for a complete meal for two, and you'll probably still end up packing up some for a take away.
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This dish was quite appealing, both in terms of quantity and taste. The Sundried Tomato Chicken @cafenajjaruae is essentially four pieces of crispy fried chicken that are rolled and stuffed with melted cheese. Swipe left to see how that cheesy goodness oozes out from the chicken rolls. Drizzled on top with a creamy sundried tomato sauce, the chicken is served alongside sauteed veggies, mushrooms, potato mash and wedges. That's right! They have all your favorite carbs in one place. Order this for a complete meal for two, and you'll probably still end up packing up some for a take away. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #cafenajjar  #lamaisonducafe  #chicken  #sundried  #instachicken  #cheesy  #stuffed  #mash  #wedges  #mushrooms  #sundriedtomatoes  #sauce  #corn  #lebanesefood  #lebanesecuisine  #sweetcorn  #asparagus  #potatoes 
Have you ever had grilled halloumi? If not, then you should!
I always disregarded this item at most restaurants, simply because in my head I thought: "It's just cheese! How can it be an entire dish?" But alas, I was wrong.
Halloumi doesn't feel heavy like other cheese varieties. Moreover, it has a stringy, slightly slimy texture, which balances really well when you wrap it up in a warm tortilla with crunchy cucumbers and a dash of that creamy pesto.
In my honest opinion, the pesto on this dish was the game changer. I would have definitely liked a more generous dollop of it on top of the grilled Halloumi (or maybe some on the side).
If you like Halloumi, then you should definitely try this one @cafenajjaruae.
The portion is large enough to share between two people.
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Have you ever had grilled halloumi? If not, then you should! I always disregarded this item at most restaurants, simply because in my head I thought: "It's just cheese! How can it be an entire dish?" But alas, I was wrong. Halloumi doesn't feel heavy like other cheese varieties. Moreover, it has a stringy, slightly slimy texture, which balances really well when you wrap it up in a warm tortilla with crunchy cucumbers and a dash of that creamy pesto. In my honest opinion, the pesto on this dish was the game changer. I would have definitely liked a more generous dollop of it on top of the grilled Halloumi (or maybe some on the side). If you like Halloumi, then you should definitely try this one @cafenajjaruae. The portion is large enough to share between two people. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #cafenajjar  #lamaisonducafe  #Halloumi  #cheese  #instacheese  #cheesy  #grilled  #cucumber  #tortilla  #pesto  #tomatoes  #grilledcheese  #grilledhalloumi  #lebanesefood  #lebanesecuisine  #halloumicheese  #wrap  #musthave 
For me, falafel is one of the most signature items from the Lebanese cuisine. And my love for tahina makes it even more special.
This falafel platter @cafenajjaruae checks both the boxes. Crispy on the outside, and smooth inside, the falafel portion comes with khubz bread, veggie sticks and a generous amount of tahina sauce (which I licked clean).
When I eat falafels, my biggest concern is them being too dry, but fortunately these were not. And that presentation was simply top notch.
You can have them as is - just dunk a piece in tahina sauce for a creamy kick. Or wrap them in a khubz with sauce and veggies for a quick and filling roll.
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #cafenajjar #lamaisonducafe #falafel #falafels #wrap #healthy #tahina #veggies #vegetables #khubz #bread #crispy #vegetarian #lebanesefood #lebanesecuisine #creamy #crunchy #fried
For me, falafel is one of the most signature items from the Lebanese cuisine. And my love for tahina makes it even more special. This falafel platter @cafenajjaruae checks both the boxes. Crispy on the outside, and smooth inside, the falafel portion comes with khubz bread, veggie sticks and a generous amount of tahina sauce (which I licked clean). When I eat falafels, my biggest concern is them being too dry, but fortunately these were not. And that presentation was simply top notch. You can have them as is - just dunk a piece in tahina sauce for a creamy kick. Or wrap them in a khubz with sauce and veggies for a quick and filling roll. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #cafenajjar  #lamaisonducafe  #falafel  #falafels  #wrap  #healthy  #tahina  #veggies  #vegetables  #khubz  #bread  #crispy  #vegetarian  #lebanesefood  #lebanesecuisine  #creamy  #crunchy  #fried 
Every now and then you stumble across a hidden gem, which is sometimes not so hidden, but just hasn't received the spotlight it deserves. One such place is La Maison du Cafe Najjar.
Located right opposite to Dubai Mall, and towered by the mighty Burj Khalifa, @cafenajjaruae is a stylish restaurant and cafe that serves a mix of Arabic and Lebanese specialities, drinks and juices, an extensive coffee selection and sheesha flavors - all with a touch a continental appeal.
While I'll take about the food in the next few posts, let me tempt you first with a handful of drinks we tried from a pretty long list of options.
As your swipe left, you'll see the Peach Treat - made with peach, apple and 7 up, followed by Blue Hawaiian - layered with blueberry, strawberry and pineapple from bottom to top, and finally the Healthy Najjar - a mix of fresh pineapple and lime juices, topped with cream, and served in a pineapple shell.
The last two are quite famous, and we can see why.
They also have some more mocktails, each with its own unique personality and sold lovely milkshakes that are quite the bomb.
Which drink is your favorite? 
Tell me in the comments below 👇🏻
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #cafenajjar #lamaisonducafe #drink #drinks #juice #instadrink #fresh #fruit #pineapple #peach #apple #strawberry #refreshing #chilled #bluehawaiian #lime #cream #healthy
Every now and then you stumble across a hidden gem, which is sometimes not so hidden, but just hasn't received the spotlight it deserves. One such place is La Maison du Cafe Najjar. Located right opposite to Dubai Mall, and towered by the mighty Burj Khalifa, @cafenajjaruae is a stylish restaurant and cafe that serves a mix of Arabic and Lebanese specialities, drinks and juices, an extensive coffee selection and sheesha flavors - all with a touch a continental appeal. While I'll take about the food in the next few posts, let me tempt you first with a handful of drinks we tried from a pretty long list of options. As your swipe left, you'll see the Peach Treat - made with peach, apple and 7 up, followed by Blue Hawaiian - layered with blueberry, strawberry and pineapple from bottom to top, and finally the Healthy Najjar - a mix of fresh pineapple and lime juices, topped with cream, and served in a pineapple shell. The last two are quite famous, and we can see why. They also have some more mocktails, each with its own unique personality and sold lovely milkshakes that are quite the bomb. Which drink is your favorite? Tell me in the comments below 👇🏻 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #cafenajjar  #lamaisonducafe  #drink  #drinks  #juice  #instadrink  #fresh  #fruit  #pineapple  #peach  #apple  #strawberry  #refreshing  #chilled  #bluehawaiian  #lime  #cream  #healthy 
I had been waiting all day to dress up for the evening and I finally did.
So photo(s) were a must.
Happy Diwali to one and all.
It's not everyday you get a chance to wear a Saree in Dubai, so it's these occasions and events that truly bring out the excitement and festive fun associated with dressing up in traditional attire.
Just ending my caption with a simple wish:
May this Diwali bring lots of happiness and prosperity in your lives.
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #bloggers #dubaiblog #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #Diwali #happydiwali #diwali2017 #festival #festivities #saree #instadiwali #diwaliindubai #look #ootd #tradition #celebrate #celebration #celebrations #lookoftheday #picoftheday #festive #traditions #outfitoftheday #shotoncanon #instastyle #style
I had been waiting all day to dress up for the evening and I finally did. So photo(s) were a must. Happy Diwali to one and all. It's not everyday you get a chance to wear a Saree in Dubai, so it's these occasions and events that truly bring out the excitement and festive fun associated with dressing up in traditional attire. Just ending my caption with a simple wish: May this Diwali bring lots of happiness and prosperity in your lives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #bloggers  #dubaiblog  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #Diwali  #happydiwali  #diwali2017  #festival  #festivities  #saree  #instadiwali  #diwaliindubai  #look  #ootd  #tradition  #celebrate  #celebration  #celebrations  #lookoftheday  #picoftheday  #festive  #traditions  #outfitoftheday  #shotoncanon  #instastyle  #style 
HAPPY DIWALI ✨
May this light 
defeat your inner darkness
guide you on the path to happiness & success
brighten up your soul
and enlighten your life
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📸: © @rashidakb
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #bloggers #dubaiblog #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #Diwali #happydiwali #diwali2017 #festival #festivities #Diya #instadiwali #diwaliindubai #light #instalight #tradition #celebrate #celebration #celebrations #candle #picoftheday #festive #traditions #canon #shotoncanon #photography #style
HAPPY DIWALI ✨ May this light defeat your inner darkness guide you on the path to happiness & success brighten up your soul and enlighten your life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 📸: © @rashidakb . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #bloggers  #dubaiblog  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #Diwali  #happydiwali  #diwali2017  #festival  #festivities  #Diya  #instadiwali  #diwaliindubai  #light  #instalight  #tradition  #celebrate  #celebration  #celebrations  #candle  #picoftheday  #festive  #traditions  #canon  #shotoncanon  #photography  #style 
CAPTION THIS!
To me, it seems like the ladies are talking about last night's Friends of Mahiki event and how amazing it was. What do you think?
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #Mahiki #mahikidubai #Polynesian #friendsofmahiki #event #drink #drinks #instadrink #dubaibars #captionthis #cheers #jumeirah #love #instacheers #ladiesnight #nightout #dubainight #dubainightlife
CAPTION THIS! To me, it seems like the ladies are talking about last night's Friends of Mahiki event and how amazing it was. What do you think? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #Mahiki  #mahikidubai  #Polynesian  #friendsofmahiki  #event  #drink  #drinks  #instadrink  #dubaibars  #captionthis  #cheers  #jumeirah  #love  #instacheers  #ladiesnight  #nightout  #dubainight  #dubainightlife 
Keeping the Dhanteras traditions simple with a petite gold coin.
How many of you are planning to buy some gold today?
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Kudos to the @damasjewellery  staff @dubaifestivalcitymall who offered us some kaju katri along with this purchase and wished us Happy Dhanteras too.
I simply love how people from different cultures and nationalities mingle so well with each other in @mydubai and celebrate every festival as their own!
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #Diwali #happydiwali #diwali2017 #festival #festivities #dhanteras #instadiwali #diwaliindubai #gold #goldcoin #tradition #damas #dubaifestivalcity #instablog #instablogger #picoftheday #festive #traditions
Keeping the Dhanteras traditions simple with a petite gold coin. How many of you are planning to buy some gold today? . . Kudos to the @damasjewellery staff @dubaifestivalcitymall who offered us some kaju katri along with this purchase and wished us Happy Dhanteras too. I simply love how people from different cultures and nationalities mingle so well with each other in @mydubai and celebrate every festival as their own! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #Diwali  #happydiwali  #diwali2017  #festival  #festivities  #dhanteras  #instadiwali  #diwaliindubai  #gold  #goldcoin  #tradition  #damas  #dubaifestivalcity  #instablog  #instablogger  #picoftheday  #festive  #traditions 
Happy Dhanteras!
Here's something sweet to start the festivities ✨
In this picture: Rose Barfi, courtesy @apeksha23 .
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #Diwali #happydiwali #diwali2017 #festival #festivities #dhanteras #instadiwali #diwaliindubai #barfi #rose #sweet #love #instalove #instablog #instablogger #picoftheday #festive #sweets
Happy Dhanteras! Here's something sweet to start the festivities ✨ In this picture: Rose Barfi, courtesy @apeksha23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #Diwali  #happydiwali  #diwali2017  #festival  #festivities  #dhanteras  #instadiwali  #diwaliindubai  #barfi  #rose  #sweet  #love  #instalove  #instablog  #instablogger  #picoftheday  #festive  #sweets 
This is the last post, I promise. Really. But trust me, I just can't get over how comfortably satisfying my stay at Centro Barsha was.
Every now and then we all need a little break from our daily rigmarole, and this city-cation is just right for that.
It's affordable, comfortable, and absolutely loveable. Moreover their brunch, breakfast and happy hours are quite unbeatable. Enough of those 'ables'!
Give them a try and you won't regret it one bit. 
Tell me what's your idea of a perfect city-cation in the comments below👇🏻
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#indubai #prdubai #dubaipr #dubailife #dubaiblog #dubaiblogger #dubaitag #blogger #bloggerlife #lifestyle #truetotaste #rashidareviews #centro #centrobarsha #barsha #queensuite #suite #bedroom #bath #room #hotelroom #cosy #comfortable #uaehotels #comfy #livingroom #weekendbreak #travelwithme #mytravels #tripadvisor
This is the last post, I promise. Really. But trust me, I just can't get over how comfortably satisfying my stay at Centro Barsha was. Every now and then we all need a little break from our daily rigmarole, and this city-cation is just right for that. It's affordable, comfortable, and absolutely loveable. Moreover their brunch, breakfast and happy hours are quite unbeatable. Enough of those 'ables'! Give them a try and you won't regret it one bit. Tell me what's your idea of a perfect city-cation in the comments below👇🏻 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #indubai  #prdubai  #dubaipr  #dubailife  #dubaiblog  #dubaiblogger  #dubaitag  #blogger  #bloggerlife  #lifestyle  #truetotaste  #rashidareviews  #centro  #centrobarsha  #barsha  #queensuite  #suite  #bedroom  #bath  #room  #hotelroom  #cosy  #comfortable  #uaehotels  #comfy  #livingroom  #weekendbreak  #travelwithme  #mytravels  #tripadvisor