An experience I aim to repeat. Multiple times. I walk into the recently-opened AKI Restaurant, and my first thought is how the vibe and décor remind me more of a hip, London cocktail lounge than your typical Maltese Asian restaurant. But then again, I am walking into a Strait Street location, unarguably Malta’s current hippest address when it comes to Maltese … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review: AKI Restaurant
You know, as a thank you for all they have to put up with through the years. Notte Bianca invariably evokes contradictory feelings in me. On the one hand, as a Valletta citizen I am hyper-aware of the inconveniences caused to residents. Not due to poor organisation, but due to the intrinsic nature of the event. There are thousands more people than usual on your … [Read more...] about How about a Notte Bianca just for Valletta residents?
Notte Bianca 2019 was director Antoine Farrugia's first outing and I am sure he is satisfied with the outcome. The couple of hours I spent there, I planned well and managed to catch a number of performances and events and bumped (literally) into a lot of people. Things I liked at Notte Bianca 2019 The NT live recording of Fleabag that screened at Spazju Kreattiv. During … [Read more...] about Notte Bianca 2019 rolled by last Saturday and my, were the crowds ready for it.
We've already established I'm in love with our gorgeous capital. This week's main write-up is also dedicated to saving the Valletta skyline.. Meet writer, sailor, woman-extraordinaire Clare Francis. She sailed the Atlantic single-handedly back in 1976. Her novel Night Sky reached Number One on the Sunday Times bestseller list and was on the New York Times’ Top 10 for six … [Read more...] about ‘You don’t want Malta to look like any other island’
Valletta's newest restaurant reviewed What: underGrainWhere: The fine dining restaurant in the heart of the city Why: An invitation to review. When the lovely Gordon Borg, marketing head at AX Hotels, invited me over to try out underGrain I didn't let him ask twice. Every time I walk past the entrance to Rosselli I have felt the allure of this newest addition to the … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review: underGrain refined dining