Author Archive for Courtney Brandt

Hi there – I’m Courtney, an American expat who seeks to share unique culinary and hospitality experiences from the UAE and beyond. I’m currently living in Dubai and have lived in the GCC since 2007. I have seen the region change and grow – it’s been an exciting process!

Dubai's best business lunches in DIFC

Dubai’s best business lunches in DIFC

Dubai is certainly gaining traction on the global foodie scene, with numerous choices of cuisine to dine out for every meal. With award-winning fine dining establishments to street food (and almost everything in between), it’s difficult to ensure the best choice. Fortunately, there are bargains to be had at some of the top venues, all […]

The ultimate foodie checklist for Dubai

The ultimate foodie checklist for Dubai

While undoubtedly Dubai is home to many amazing and iconic sights, attractions, not to mention a growing list of Guinness World Records, there are also many fantastic restaurants across the city, with cuisines from all over the world represented. With venues covering a large range of fine dining options, where does one begin? Read ahead […]