Chino Latino Friday Brunch, Asia De Cuba

We all have that one Friday brunch where we take the out of towners, am I right? You know, when you want a dramatic backdrop that highlights the city, al fresco (if the guests arrive in the winters), really good food but greater and possibly endless bubbly or cocktails and one that makes the best impression of what a Friday brunch in the UAE must be. This chino-latino version at Asia De Cuba at Nation Riviera Beach Club is mine! I've been here with visiting family, friends, colleagues and just on a date. It never disappoints and is well worth...

Chino Latino Friday Brunch, Asia De Cuba

Gazi Restaurant, Melbourne

Terracota pots dotted the ceiling and I couldn't help look up in awe as I first walked into Gazi - well among the top 3 picks in my foodie-bucket list for Melbourne. We didn't have a reservation but we went really early for the lunch service and managed to snag a table, just as the first few drops of rain fell on our coats as we walked around Melbourne's CBD. Could there really have been a more perfect time to tuck into Greek street food - I wouldn't think so! That I am a huge George Calombaris fan would be...

Gazi Restaurant, Melbourne
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