Category Food

Eating in Moshi: Kaliwa Restaurant, the first Thai themed restaurant

Kaliwa Restaurant  is relatively new, it’s been open for a couple of months now (ever since Ramadhan), the restaurant is open for business from 11:00 am to 11:00 m. We have had the pleasure of visiting the joint twice the first time was a sisterly treat and the second time was a group dinner. Being […]

Eating in Dar: Bluerock Spur, IT Plaza

I spent Tshs 16,000 for a starter and dessert; despite slight disappointment with the mint crumble I had no regrets.

Eating in Dar: Haandi, Masaki

Friday morning, every one around me was busy starting the weekend preparations. “Why does time always seem to be against us when we need it most?” I pondered, swinging on my chair while repeatedly alternating between chewing off the top of  my pen and monstrously keying in my thoughts. I was working on a proposal […]

Eating in Dar: Masiaga, Urambo st.

Does everyone’s friend like to share the best spot there is with them? Fortunately, mine do. That is how I discovered Masiaga shop (simply known by the locals of the area around Muhimbili as ‘Mishikaki’) adjacent to PCCB at Urambo street.

A royal treatment – Sacher Torte, Dessert in Daressalaam’s Hyatt

My sister Batul loves “Hyatt Regency- The Kilimanjaro’s chocolate cake with syrup”, that’s what she called it until we learnt it’s name. I had never tried it before because I was in love with their strawberry cheese cake. When I had a taste of the two layered  chocolate sponge cake with a luxurious  dark chocolate […]

Eating in Zanzibar: Lukmaan for Biriyani, Stone Town

Lukmaan is a small restaurant hidden in the inner streets of ‘Stone Town’, Zanzibar. Traditionally furnished with a buffet styled service it is a gem to discover.  Although many of the locals know where it is,  as a tourist getting there could involve a bit of  great intuition, a local guide or really good google map […]

Eating Out in Dar: Shawarma craze

I couldn’t help but notice several shawarma grills in several restaurants around town, in particular in Kariakoo and Posta. Having lived in the middle-east most of my childhood seeing the shwarma meat turning around the grill makes my mouth water with excitement. Shawarma is a type of street food that can be found in many […]

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