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 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 Maltese restaurant scene. The understated decor I could see from the street, coupled with the aura of quiet … [Read more...] about UnderGrain Restaurant Review: Michelin Star Dining