Ten Food Commandments with Jay Rayner

Once I booked my flights to London, I knew what I had to do: check if there were any shows in the city I wanted to see. While on this hunt, I thankfully remembered to check if Jay Rayner had any shows on during my trip. I got lucky, there was a ‘Ten Food Commandments’ … Continue reading Ten Food Commandments with Jay Rayner

When lunch didn’t go according to plan

As I've posted before, I have been trying to take Karan out for lunch to different restaurants to get him used to new places, and not stick to a usual routine. Anyway, one place which we regularly go to is Aappa Kadai in the Dubai Marina. Not only is the food good, they're pretty accomodating … Continue reading When lunch didn’t go according to plan

Autism and restaurants – my first experience with discrimination

I can't remember how old I was. I think I was 13 or 14. So it wasn't very long after Karan received his autism diagnosis. The semblance of "normal life" was slowly slipping away from our family. We'd stopped doing random things we used to do together. Gone were trips to the cinema, gone were … Continue reading Autism and restaurants – my first experience with discrimination