Creekside Dubai


As much as we love visiting new and futuristic project locations like the Dubai Water Canal and Dubai Creek Harbour, we also love Bastakiya, Meena Bazaar, and the Old Dubai Creek. These places remain to be some of our favorite places in Old Dubai. If you want to know more about Dubai's tradition, architecture,  heritage and culture, these are the right places to visit.

It was one rainy afternoon in March (I know it is odd to say it was still raining in March in Dubai but we had a bit of a crazy weather lately) that I found myself dragging my family to visit the creek in old Dubai again.

Well not really raining, we only had overcast skies and a bit of drizzle.
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American Friday Brunch at Original Wings & Rings Dubai

I have not been to Original Wings & Rings in a while but it seems nothing has changed since the last time I was here. It remains to be that relaxed sports bar with large TV screens and floor to ceiling glass windows I used to know.

We arrived around 1 pm last Friday with a group of young adults also heading for the restaurant. Naturally, they were asked at the reception to present their IDs and while they produce their IDs, the receptionist asks for my name to confirm my reservation and showed us to a table at the non-smoking side of the restaurant.

I used to be asked for my ID as well when I was younger and it feels strange but now that I am a grown up with my own kids, seeing these young adults head for a bar that serves alcohol, I cannot agree more with the establishment. I think it is a good standard practice.


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