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Old Jun 8th 2013, 10:48 am
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Today after a late night out I decided that a healthy lunch was the way to go and that I would order sushi from the 'Sushi Counter'. Fatal error - cue one hour and ten minutes later and the doorbell eventually rings with my delivery man clutching a small box and demanding 57 dhs for the delights inside.

It was a poor show - 12 small cold sushi rolls and I am in mourning for what could have been ..........

A subway
A KFC
An Oregano Presto Pizza

Can you tell I've just had a rubbish lunch and
that the karma of my slobbing day has been ruined?
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Old Jun 8th 2013, 11:24 am
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This week I have mostly been eating at Pizza Express, Just Felafel and Shake Shack. Healthy-ish options on the menus though
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Old Jun 8th 2013, 11:40 am
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Today after a late night out I decided that a healthy lunch was the way to go and that I would order sushi from the 'Sushi Counter'. Fatal error - cue one hour and ten minutes later and the doorbell eventually rings with my delivery man clutching a small box and demanding 57 dhs for the delights inside.

It was a poor show - 12 small cold sushi rolls and I am in mourning for what could have been ..........

A subway
A KFC
An Oregano Presto Pizza

Can you tell I've just had a rubbish lunch and
that the karma of my slobbing day has been ruined?
3 KFC chicken strips (Original) dipped in the mash potato and gravy. Best 15 chips I have spent in the last 24 hours.
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Old Jun 8th 2013, 12:06 pm
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I had chicken wings and a few beers at Hooters for my lunch
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Bibimbap at social house today. Bloody tasty highly recommend it
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Bibimbap at social house today. Bloody tasty highly recommend it
What is it? I love the Nasi Goreng at Social House.
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Originally Posted by silversilver View Post
Today after a late night out I decided that a healthy lunch was the way to go and that I would order sushi from the 'Sushi Counter'. Fatal error - cue one hour and ten minutes later and the doorbell eventually rings with my delivery man clutching a small box and demanding 57 dhs for the delights inside.

It was a poor show - 12 small cold sushi rolls and I am in mourning for what could have been ..........

A subway
A KFC
An Oregano Presto Pizza

Can you tell I've just had a rubbish lunch and
that the karma of my slobbing day has been ruined?
I assume you mean delivery only? Kebab Shop or my local Iranian Caspian in Al Barsha
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Old Jun 9th 2013, 5:20 am
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Pizza and a beer at Jockeys...
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Pizza and a beer at Jockeys...
Parking is a nightmare at that place. Also, trying to avoid the girls can be tiresome. How do you manage it?
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Parking is a nightmare at that place. Also, trying to avoid the girls can be tiresome. How do you manage it?
There's loads of parking, but I get a taxi if i'm having a few beers. We never get bothered by the girls cos we're regulars!
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Did the Park Regis (along from Rockbottom opposite Spinneys in Bur Dubai) on Friday, 1-6pm AED220, really, really good, brilliant seafood, huge prawns, massive cheeseboard and to say the drinks never stopped flowing would be an understatement. 19th floor, Kris with a view restaurant.

Highly recommended.
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Did the Park Regis (along from Rockbottom opposite Spinneys in Bur Dubai) on Friday, 1-6pm AED220, really, really good, brilliant seafood, huge prawns, massive cheeseboard and to say the drinks never stopped flowing would be an understatement. 19th floor, Kris with a view restaurant.

Highly recommended.
I love it up there - one of the undiscovered secrets of Dubai.

I did the Friday brunch at Mizaan (at the Monarch Hotel or whatever it's called this week) by WTC roundabout. Surprisingly good, and very pleasant non-pisshead atmosphere...........
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Old Jun 9th 2013, 8:31 am
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There's loads of parking, but I get a taxi if i'm having a few beers. We never get bothered by the girls cos we're regulars!
Whenever I drive by the Panorama Hotel, the handful of paid parking slots are invariably full. There is a desert carpark nearby but it costs a small fortune I believe. Even the Booking.com reviewers complain about the inadequate parking at that particular hotel, not just me. So what's your secret? Parking outside Al Khaleej Centre, perhaps?
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Whenever I drive by the Panorama Hotel, the handful of paid parking slots are invariably full. There is a desert carpark nearby but it costs a small fortune I believe. Even the Booking.com reviewers complain about the inadequate parking at that particular hotel, not just me. So what's your secret? Parking outside Al Khaleej Centre, perhaps?
So you derive any pleasure from life at all?
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Old Jun 9th 2013, 8:35 am
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The car park behind is 5dhs/hour, as is the one next door, there are plenty of paid spaces (AED2/hour) on the road behind, then a 30 second walk.
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