May 23, 2013
The Irish are famed for their hospitality and the D Bar&Grill confirms that they now export it, too. Exquisite food in a beautiful setting. Read Article Dubai's D Bar&Grill serves a fine Irish fare
May 15, 2013
From the spicy papaya salad with crab to the lamb curry, the exquisite Thai food has Olga Camacho planning to go back for more. Read Article Restaurant review: Pachaylen, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa in Abu Dhabi
May 08, 2013
An outpost of the New York culinary institution, Cafe Habana offers a Hispanic touch and a menu full of dishes hearty and irresistible.
Read Article Cuban comfort food at Dubai's Habana
May 01, 2013
Nathalie's cafe in Abu Dhabi is a warm, casual eatery that contains quite a few gems. Read Article Home style at Nathalie's cafe in Abu Dhabi
Apr 11, 2013
Service at Marco Pierre White's Wheelers in the Dubai International Financial Centre was exemplary. Read Article Great expectations met at Wheeler's
Apr 04, 2013
There were various hits and misses at Tomo, in Dubai's Raffles hotel, but overall, the amazing views are worth it. Read Article Food with a view at Tomo
Mar 28, 2013
MJ's Steakhouse will leave you feeling warm, thoroughly satisfied and well looked after. Read Article The steaks are high at MJ's Steakhouse in Dubai
Mar 21, 2013
We're at a loss as to why a restaurant serving such excellent food as Tori No Su is always so empty.
Read Article Tori No Su: a Far East favourite
Mar 14, 2013
For her final review as The National's restaurant critic, Emily Shardlow taste tests the capital's branch of the British institution Scott's.
Read Article Great seafood at Scott's in Abu Dhabi
Mar 07, 2013
Chez Sushi offers a fun atmosphere and hit-and-miss dishes. Read Article Some Japanese gems at Chez Sushi
Feb 28, 2013
The Archive in Dubai's Safa Park is definitely a place to visit. Read Article A record lunch at The Archive
Feb 27, 2013
Wondering where to go when a burger craving hits? Which restaurant has the best bread? Best bathrooms? Well wonder no more. Here is our alternative guide. With map Read Article Our alternative restaurant guide: Abu Dhabi favourites
Feb 21, 2013
An international chain disappoints our critic with their service, cooking and general attitude.
Read Article Carluccio's offers bustling Italian atmosphere in Dubai Marina Mall
Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Analysis by Phil Sands from the SNC's Istanbul summit Clumsy Syrian National Coalition needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Flying cars roar into reality
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
National View blog looks at the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East. Region in Focus - May 23
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