Nine Food Trends Set to Rock Doha in 2017

We may look to our friends in the seemingly ever changing Dubai for what’s currently hip and cool, but here in Qatar, our dining ecosystem has a life of its own. As we head into February (how did THAT happen?) I thought it would be a good time to take the pulse of the city and…

Something to Crow About – the Best Chinese New Menus in Doha

Chinese New Year is always all color, movement and the best eats. And always SO much better than that January 1 business, which always sees me holed up on the couch watching fireworks rather than actually getting out and about. Chinese New Year menus often contain similar, traditional dishes or a chef’s interpretation of them….

Soy Into You – Review of Zengo’s Friday Brunch

Honestly I haven’t had the best start to 2017. Things haven’t gone to plan, and given that I gave up planning things in late 2016, that should give you an indication of my current mind set. I needed to get out and about, drink a cocktail or three, eat some good food and talk some…

How to Make the Perfect Festive Cheese Plate

In my view, whatever the question, the answer is ALWAYS cheese. And, as the weather cools and the year draws to an end, ’tis the season to be…eating as much cheese as possible. Whether it’s catering to a big crowd of friends and family, or settling in to watch Netflix on a weekend, or just…

No Need to Alpaca Your Bags to Try Peruvian Food

Yes, I went there with the alpaca pun.  I confess I have been waiting many years to write an alpaca pun. Luckily for me, Grand Hyatt Doha has given me a chance to indulge in my puntastic behavior. But seriously, when the Hyatt invited myself and fellow blogger Gerald Tan to host a Peruvian themed dinner and invite a…

Living on the Wedge – My Top Dishes of 2016

For the last 11 months I have been carrying around a list on my phone. Well, I have a lot of lists on my phone. Most of them involve my dry cleaning, calling the real estate to holler at them and getting  a multitude of documents stamped. But this list has been ever changing, always…

Six Foodie Things To Try Before the End of the Year

Listen up people! It’s December in a couple of days ! You heard me! DECEMBER! When did that happen? I demand a recount (on so many levels). Honestly, it seemed like just yesterday we were sweating through July and praying for less daylight and cooler temperatures. I’ve just realised there is a whole bunch I promised myself…