Announcing the Three Winners of the Nozomi Friday Brunch Competition!

Thanks to everyone who entered and I have to say I found all of the entries fascinating! From family and friends through to the great thinkers and actors. But without dragging this out long, the three people who will be joining my table for four on Friday 28 April are: Kevin Heaney Muralimohan Raju  Ren…

Seoul Food – Review of Yee Hwa Restaurant

You know those moments. Where you have been living in a city for a long time (let’s say eight years) and you think you know everything about it. Every nook and cranny. Then, you discover something new and you shout it from the rooftops and everyone else is like “Um yeah. Thanks Scoop.” That happened…

Turning Japanese – A Review of Nobu in Doha

Many years ago, in what seems like another lifetime in a galaxy far, far away, I was a newspaper editor. This was pre-Instagram and pre-Snapchat (yes Virginia, there wasn’t always a Whatsapp). Actually it was 2008 and I remember putting on the front page a story that the famous Nobu restaurant would open in Doha…