Weekly A to Z, April 30th.
The one from Tangalle.
In advance of the holiday, Eid Mubarak!
Over the weekend, we genuinely enjoyed the omakase experience at Mitsu-ya (catch the visit here, #invited). If you’re looking for a reasonably priced omakase (AED575) with plenty of excellent seafood, make plans to stop in soon.
On Tuesday, I was invited with some of my other Touch colleagues to hear from Nader Sabry in a ‘mentor the mentors’ session about growth hacking. Lots to consider.
Some deliveries? The Lighthouse sent through a bunch of goodies, including a link to a playlist (love the creativity). Tandoor Tina also sent over an excellent ‘build your own’ dessert and chai set. #gifted
Is it time to give up wine bottles? Vine Pair
Horny mac and cheese. The Takeout
What are the best snack foods? Thrillist
If you REALLY like orange juice. DieLine
I mean…I can’t wait? The Takeout
Close to my heart: the best Publix bakery items. Food52
Are Uncrustables the best version of PB&J? Eater
Perfect for spare dizzles. Three Potato Four
Are we in the best era of street food? Resy
Is the hotel bar the new regular bar? Gawker
Would you order a vegan meal kit from Eleven Madison Park? Instagram
Do you have any weird drive-through habits? The Takeout
Think it might be time for an annual declutter when we’re back from Eid. These look like good tips. Apartment Therapy
Have we lost our sensory connection to food? The Guardian
The spirit of 2022 is…Jagermeister? Foods52
Is there an ideal amount of time to spend in a restaurant? The Takeout
This weekend? Maximum chilling in Sri Lanka (including our resident puppy, Bella). Next week, meeting Alvin Leung at the recently opened Demon Duck.
What were my favorite dishes this month? So glad you asked. In no particular order: Tandoori chicken dumpling, curry brodo from Tresind Studio. Deviled eggs from Woodford. The omakase experience at Mitsu-ya (okay, totally cheating here, but to me, this meal needs to be considered as a complete experience). What were some of your favorite dishes?
A new feature, My To-Do List (for May), which includes: finishing my Spinney’s project, planning my trip to London (July — suggestions welcome), attending ATM events, getting to some restaurants on my list (Canary Club, Inti, Demon Duck by Alvin Leung, Teible), catching up with a number of people, moving some projects (hopefully) forward, reading our book club book, and closing rings on my Apple Watch on a more regular basis. I’d also like to keep my alcohol intake to something reasonable (post-Eid). What’s on your list for May?
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