Monthly Archives: August 2012

Two of the world’s most expensive foods found in Dubai

A cupcake from a Dubai café and a cocktail from the Burj Al Arab has been recorded being among the two of the most expensive foods in the world.

The most expanssive foods list which is complied by BBC Travel, features signature dishes from around the world, at prices that are as mouth watering as the ingredients.

The 27.321 cocktail of a 55-year-old single malt, served at the Burj Al Arab, will set you back a whopping Dh 27,321, while the Golden Phoenix Cupcake made by Dubai’s Bloombsbury’s Café is relatively cheaper at Dh3,676 each, featuring 23-carat gold sheets as its main ingredient.

Also on the list is the Frrrozen Haute Chocolate from New York (Dh68,733), served with a side of a diamond bracelet; and the relatively cheaper Dh1,076 Japanese wagyu beef burger with truffle butter.

Alternatively, London serves the world’s most expensive seafood soup at their Mayfair restaurant Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, costing Dh595; while Australia holds strong with their Dh5,280 per kg dish of braised abalone with webbings from duck’s feet at their Cantonese restaurant Silks in Melbourne.

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Eid Al Fitr Brings Concerts in Dubai – Guide

There are several of concerts going in Dubai During the Eid Al Fitr. Here are a few for the readers to look out for.

Second day of Eid ( August 20th 2012)

Hussain Al Jasmi and Myriam Fares
At: Shaikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre

This duo really needs no introduction. But in case you have been living on a desert island for the past decade, one is arguably the biggest singer to come out of the UAE, and the other is a Lebanese performer and businesswoman with a plethora of hit singles to her name.

Hussain Al Jasmi rose to prominence following the release of his first single Bawada’ak in 2002. Since then, the 33-year-old Emirati has gone on to sell thousands of singles and albums, and his song Bassbour Al Fourgakom has even become one of the tunes that play during the musical shows at The Dubai Fountain.

As for Myriam Fares, the 29-year-old has enjoyed huge success with her music. Some of her biggest hits to date include La Tes’alni, Nadini, Haklik Rahtak, and Eh Elli Behsal.

Time: From 9pm
Tickets: Dh150, Dh250 and Dh350, from

Third day of Eid (August 21)

Ahlam and Khalid Abdul Rahman
At: Shaikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre

Emirati singer Ahlam is enjoying a resurgence in her career thanks to her appearance as a judge on MBC’s Arab Idol alongside Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama and Egyptian composer Hassan Al Shafei. The 42-year-old has ten albums to her name, including the Rotana-produced Al Thokol Sana’a (2006) and Hatha Ana (2009).
Khalid Abdul Rahman, meanwhile, has been in the business since the 1980s, so it is no surprise he has been compared to fellow Saudi Arabian legends Mohammad Abdou, Abdul Majid Abdullah and Rashed Al Majid. His hit songs include Ahat, Sarihini, Khuberooh and Tedhkar.
Time: From 9pm
Tickets: Dh150, Dh250 and Dh350, from

Wednesday, August 22

Rabeh Sakr
At: Al Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai

Saudi Arabian star Rabeh Sakr has appeared on a grand total of 29 albums — and that’s despite the fact he had retired from music for five years, before returning to the scene in the early 2000s. Understandably, the singer has a huge following in the Gulf, so despite the crazy ticket prices, you can expect the ballroom to be a full house.
Time: From 10pm
Tickets: From Dh1,000 per person, which includes dinner. Call 04-2828111.

Fourth day of Eid (scheduled to fall on August 22)

Kathem Al Saher and Diana Haddad
At: Shaikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Centre
Who? Another duo that really needs no introduction. Diana Haddad is one of the Middle East’s most influential female singers. The Lebanese star, who resides in Dubai and has Emirati citizenship, rose to fame in 1996 following the release of one of the top-selling Arabic singles of all time, Saken. Haddad is known for not limiting herself to a single style of music, and has released songs in many genres and dialects.
Meanwhile, confirmed as one of the judges set to appear on The Voice Middle East this fall, Iraqi superstar Kathem Al Saher has released a total of 22 albums, including Fi Medreset Al Hob, Ana Wa Laila, and La Tazeedeeh Lowa’a.
Time: From 9pm
Tickets: Dh150, Dh250 and Dh350, from

If you would rather like to take it easy on Eid you might like to book Dubai Desert Safari or have a relaxing Dubai Dhow Cruise Dinner or take a full day adventure tour to Hatta

Dubai has numerous option for going out and enjoing you time off check this web site for tours to Dubai


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Making an online reservation for a meal

Dubai is a place where one gets served with smile be that smallest thing. One can dial locl grocery shop number for home delevary of the smallest item. However despite heavy use of Internet and mobile in the city online reservations and ordering has not yet matured.

The IT enablers of Dubai are rather expansive for small  and mediam size shops, restaurants and businesses to create their own ordering system. Dubai City Guide has taken the first step towards helping the restaurants in Dubai to take orders, how will that be successful that will purely depend on how Dubai City Guide handles its business model.

With the new feature of online restaurant reservation one can check the details of restaurants and make a booking for table for meal online.