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  • Hit List

    Your November 2018 Dining Hit List – Where You Should Be Eating and Drinking This Month

    This month’s must-eat in Doha list is a mix of splurge versus pocket friendly, Thai and tapas and everything in between. With so many new restaurants opening in Qatar at the moment, it’s super competitive and a great time to be a foodie.  The one thing of of my top picks have in common – you’re guaranteed a delicious experience. Here’s all you need to know about dining out in Doha in November: Khao San This new-ish Thai restaurant sits squarely on the ever growing “eat street” that is Al Jazeera Street in Bin Mahmoud. With a light and bright interior, seemingly endless menu and Thai staff, it’s a refreshing…

  • China,  Food,  Restaurant Reviews,  Travel,  wine

    Make It Tso – Four Days in Beijing

    Note to self. When a Chinese person says something is “walking distance”, what they actually mean is “It’s around 8km away”. I learned this the hard way on my recent trip to this fascinating country. Let’s just say it involved the Forbidden City and my quest for dumplings. Lesson learned. I booked my trip to Beijing on a whim. Lured by the said dumplings, Peking Duck and the Great Wall. I wasn’t disappointed. The Chinese love food and as they say, the food is far, far more complex than the sweet and sour takeaways from the Happiness Inn. But first to the touristy stuff. I did it all and saw…