La Pubilla – authentic Catalan comfort food in Gracia, Barcelona

“Oh my god – this is incredible!” That’s what his face is saying as he tucks into our first dessert. Though, of course, he’s silent. “Incredible!” is what I imagine he’s thinking. He’s not saying much though, instead he’s guiltlessly tucking into the most glorious chocolate brownie. His smile is contagious – we’re newly engaged so of course I find it adorable. But now he’s…

The Top 10 things to do in Dubai

Occasionally, it feels like everything is conspiring against you, doesn’t it? You got sucked into finishing yet more work that was offloaded onto your plate. You got an unexpected phone call that couldn’t wait. Your train was delayed on the way back from the gym where you were working on that summer body. By the time you got back home you were so exhausted and…

Dinner at The LaLiT London

When I received an invite to luxury boutique hotel, The LaLiT London, a few weeks back for dinner, I couldn’t refuse. The LaLiT London is the first outpost of this luxury hotel chain outside of India and when Indian food gets fancy in a fine dining establishment, I’m always intrigued and nervous in equal measures. That’s not to say it can’t be good but often…