Everyone was laughing, eating and exploring. Learning something new and enjoying their time with friends while showcasing their home country’s spirit and pride. We have a lot to be thankful for and we are not afraid to show it. We are the leaders in globalization, patriotism and the United Nations — and we know it.
If you have never attended Fashion at the Westin, please plan to attend this annual event next February. It is a fantastic excuse for a GNO and a great place to bump into friends you haven’t seen in awhile.
If you are looking for something different, a little exotic, on an afternoon with good friends or family, I definitely recommend trying Indigo’s Saturday Afternoon Brunch. It is a great treat for a quiet afternoon when you want more than a meal — you want a cultural experience.
You may say, if I live in Khalifa City sushi that has been riding around in a metal case on the back of a motorcycle doesn’t sound too appetizing …. you are right, it doesn’t — but here’s the secret: They have a kitchen in Khalifa City that prepares everything fresh for your delivery. Now we are talking…. Right?
….the show begins with the Abu Dhabi PTA’s own Sue Helgemann walking the catwalk in fashions from House of Fraser, Maison Hala, sportswear from Lorna Jane and children’s fashion fro Chateau des Enfants including other notable brands.
I should’ve been born in the steamy streets of Havana’s Barrio Chino eating a spicy egg roll and washing it down with a cold minty mojito. I think I would’ve felt right at home dancing the conga or the mambo under the Asian lanterns that light the neighborhood of Havana’s uniquely flavor-fused, sui generis community — known as Barrio Chino de la Habana or Havana’s Chinatown.
For me, eating at a Japanese restaurant is like devouring an art canvas. I approach it with hesitation because who really wants to muck up something so beautiful? I feel like saying, ‘Let’s just shellac this and make it a centerpiece and then go eat something less attractive.’