• Qatar

    Best Restaurant Dishes in Qatar for 2022

    It’s been the best of times… it was…actually it was a pretty incredible year. And the food scene in Qatar was as vibrant as ever – dozens of new openings, new hotels, new cuisines. So selecting my best restaurant dishes in Qatar for 2022 was actually tougher than I expected. But needs must….here is my list of best Qatar restaurant dishes of 2022 in no particular order… Malaysian butter chicken at Mama Rozie This dish started as a one-off and grew to be a phenomenon. More creamy than the usual butter chicken we know, it’s the perfect comfort food. The chicken is fried before adding to the sauce. You can…

  • Take out Tuesday

    Take Out Tuesday – Wagamama Remix and Korean Fried Chicken

    It’s Take Out Tuesday again and this week and we are trying an old favorite and a new, delicious take on fried chicken. What’s not to love about that? Wagamama I made a very cool discovery this week, I can order Wagamama through Snoonu. Previously this favorite had been out of my delivery zone, so it was very, very welcome. Wagamama never disappoints and I’m pleased to say the dishes travel well including perennial favorite Chicken Katsu and the vegan Yaki Soba. We also opted for the Korean Beef – just the right amount of spice. For starters you can’t go past the spicy calamari as well as the generous…

  • Ramen in Doha

    Your Doha Ramadan Weekend Food Guide for 28 to 30 April 2022

    And we’re here – the last weekend of Ramadan. Eid awaits, but first, where to eat this weekend? Fear not, I have your Doha Ramadan weekend food guide for 28 to 30 April prepped and ready for your edification. Get Ramentic at Ninja Ramen The closest you will find to proper ramen in this city, Ninja Ramen has a well deserved fan base. And I am one of them. I popped in this week for an iftar fix and wasn’t disappointed. The miso ramen is my new favorite broth base – it’s veggie too for those who like it without meat. I add the chicken, an egg and lots of…

  • Korean Food

    What is Tteokbokki? Where to find stir fried Korean rice cakes in Doha

    Korean food is still top of the (K) Pops in Doha and the world (soft power anyone?) but it can be new territory for some people. What is Tteokbokki (aka topokki)? Where to find stir fried Korean rice cakes in Doha. the first in my series of where to find some of the best dishes from around the world right here in Doha. The Dish: Tteokbokki Translation:¬†Spicy stir-fried rice cakes What is it exactly? These chewy cylindrical rice cakes are the ultimate Korean street food. They are stir-fried in a spicy sauce made of gochujang chili paste, soy sauce, gochugaru chili flakes, garlic, and a little sugar. So basically, a…

  • Korean BBQ, the Top Doha Dining Trends of 2019 Revealed
    Food Trends

    Korean BBQ, Dynamite Shrimp and Saturday Brunch – the Top Doha Dining Trends of 2019 Revealed

    In Doha we love a food trend – both starting them and following them (sometimes a bit later than expected). Some a good. Some are bad. Some are downright infuriating. From Korean BBQ to Dynamite Shrimp and Saturday brunches here my takes on what I think a re are the top Doha dining trends of 2019: Korean Food The popularity of this cuisine, with its mix of salty, sweet and spicy, just keeps growing in Doha. Independent restaurant Maru, with its excellent Korean BBQ has set foodie pulses racing in recent months and is fast attaining cult status. And now, from the people who brought us the beloved Yee Hwa,…

  • your september dining hit list where to eat and drink in doha this month
    Hit List

    Your September Dining Hit List – Where to Eat and Drink in Doha This Month

    Ahhhh sweet September. My favorite month for so many reasons. And also the month that – post Summer – Doha’s food and drink scene starts to crank into gear. Lots to get excited about this September – some new openings and new offers to keep you fed and watered. Here’s my list of must eats in Doha for September. The Frying Scotsman I love it when hotels push the boat out (see what I did there?). The Radisson Blu Doha has a dozen food and beverage outlets – the biggest offering in the city. It also has a loyal fan base. They have now turned their moribund seafood restaurant into…