When the chef holds a knife at your throat

Continuing with the Turkish carne, and throwing it back to March 2016 in Dubai, here is a photo with #Nusret AKA #SaltBae holding a πŸ”ͺ to my throat. Honestly, he doesn’t need to as the yummy πŸ₯© is too good to resist πŸ˜‹

However, this photo brings back childhood nightmares : eating, especially eating fruits which I abhorred. Just kidding πŸ™ˆmy dear mom never held a knife to my throat even though I can ascertain she would’ve loved to on many occasions, and definitely when she realized that the pediatrician’s advice was fruitless..he had told her ” let her be hungry and ask for food β€œ ! Which I didn’t, for a full day until she collapsed with helpless tears of frustration.

22 years later I was confronted with the same nightmare from another perspective though… with my son ..karma I guess, or rather DNA? πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€

Home Away From Home”

Among the many advantages we get to enjoy living in Abu Dhabi, this quiet, peaceful and laidback capital, is it’s proximity to Dubai. The energy, vibe and joie de vivre you feel in this cosmopolitan city remind me of Beirut my beloved hometown where going out for dinner means having a good meal but also see and be seen…Throughout the years, the experience evolved from the odd weekends with the family or the few weekday trips with the girls to more frequent and longer stays..

View from The Marina Residence – The Palm

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Sunset from The Marina Residence – The Palm

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The Palm

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The Palm

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The Palm

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Sunset from The Loft – Downtown Dubai

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View from The Loft – Downtown Dubai

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Burj Khalifa

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Dubai Mall

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Mall of the Emirates

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