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Ramadan 2018 Iftar Guide

Ramadan is a beautiful time of the year here in the UAE. It is when the whole country and its people including us expatriates embrace the spirit of the season.  During this period, our Muslim brothers abstain from eating or drinking from dusk till dawn. They wait until sunset to break their fast. Traditionally, fast is broken by eating 3  dates  and some water. Followed by a prayer called Maghrib. Only then iftar commenced. Iftar is the meal shared with family and friends after a long day of fasting. It is a meal either prepared at home or savored at many restaurants around town offering Ramadan buffet.  Local families prepare a big meal for Iftar to share with the relatives and friends they invited over. One of the best ways to truly feel Ramadan is to join and have an Iftar meal whether it is in the comfort of a friends home or go out. But before you go, you may want to check first where to go. Just make sure to book ahead of time.

Dinner Date at Serendipity 3, Dubai Festival City

I've always wanted to dine at Serendipity 3 but never had the chance because you know, we have gazillion dining options in Dubai. Finally, hubby and I decided to try a new restaurant at Dubai Festival City hence a visit to Serendipity 3 to celebrate 15 years of togetherness. 15 years and 4 months to be exact last April 19.

Famous Filipino Restaurant Gerry's Grill, Now in Dubai

Gerry's Grill 's first branch in the UAE opened in Karama, Dubai just recently. Gerry's Grill serves delicious authentic Filipino food with an emphasis on char-grilled dishes. It is a famous restaurant and bar in the Philippines with branches all over the country. They also have international branches in the US, Singapore, and UAE's neighboring countries. This branch is halal hence no pork or alcohol. We spoke to the team and they are hoping for the best for Gerry's Grill Dubai, a licensed establishment is imminent, depending on its success. Nonetheless, we were so happy that they are now in Dubai and closer than ever. Gerry’s Grill is located at Shk. Khalifa Bin Zayed Road, Karama (Opposite Centerpoint). They can be reached at 04-883-9550 and easily accessed via BurJuman Metro Station (Red & Green lines) The restaurant is well-lit and can accommodate up to 180 guests at full seating capacity. There is a live grilling station where you can watch