Co-host Devina Divecha caught up with Michelin Experiences’ Director of Communications, Elisabeth Boucher-Anselin, right after the announcement of the second edition of the Dubai Michelin Guide. Elisabeth shares more about the philosophy and process behind the Guide, and her advice to restaurants. Nourish by Spinneys: Michelin's Elisabeth Boucher-Anselin 0:00...
This week, co-host Tiffany Eslick sits down at urban Balkan bistro, 21 Grams, with its founder, Stasha Toncev. Stasha shares how she went from growing up in Serbia cooking lavish meals for her friends to uncovering her purpose and becoming the centre of discovery of Balkan food in Dubai. Since...
In the second episode of Nourish by Spinneys, co-host Devina Divecha speaks to executive chef of Teible, Carlos Frunze. This chef loves fermentation for its ability to transform flavours and to ensure zero wastage in his kitchen. Nourish by Spinneys: Carlos Frunze 0:00 / 0:00 1× Carlos Frunze Guest...
“Everyone has written off Dubai at one point.” Dubai Tourism CEO Issam Kazim on how Dubai bounced back post-pandemic
Hashem and guest host Samantha Wood aka FooDiva catch up with Issam Kazim, CEO of the DTCM, which helped catapult Dubai from the early pandemic days to the other side of lockdown. They also talk about the impact of MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants and The Michelin Guides on the F&B and tourism sectors.
“Energy and lots of seasoning…that’s nafas.” Chef Mohamad Orfali and his sensational culinary pivot from TV chef to award winning restaurateur
Hashem catches up with Mohamad Orfali, TV celebrity chef extraordinaire, restaurateur and co-founder of the award winning Orfali Bros restaurant in Dubai.
“I’m half woman, half to-do list!” Stasha Toncev on her improbable journey from Belgrade to Dubai and what it took to launch Balkan bistro 21 Grams
This week we sit with Stasha Toncev, founder of Dubai’s award-winning Balkan bistro, 21 Grams. Hailed in the media, Stasha’s restaurant was praised as “charming” and “brain melting” by The Financial Times supplement, How To Spend It, and Bill Addison, the Los Angeles Times’ celebrated food critic.