Press Room

Out & About UAE as featured in the press: Restaurant reviews, travel features, interviews and television appearances from my little world of food and travel.

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Khaleej Times: Iftar recipe of the day – Spinach Fatayer by Out & About UAE (May 2020)

The National: Explore the taste of Southeast Asia with one-off culinary concept (March 2020)

Caterer Middle East: Food writer David Tapley hosting one-off dinner (March 2020)

Abu Dhabi Talking: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal To Host #DineAroundWithDavid (March 2020)

Abu Dhabi Confidential: Experience The Late Brunch At Li Jiang (February 2020)

Yalla Magazine: Dine Around With David (February 2020)

Hotelier Middle East: Rosewood Abu Dhabi Launches Apperitivo Italiano (October 2019)

Wknd Magazine: Are restaurants with celebrity chefs worth the hype? (May 2019)

BBC StoryWorks: Abu Dhabi’s Best Restaurants (January 2019)

BBC StoryWorks: Catch Abu Dhabi (January 2019)

Dubai Travel Blog: David Tapley Of Out & About UAE (November 2018)

Kenwood Travel: Where To Dine During Your Dubai Holiday (December 2017)

Skyscanner: Top 10 UAE Food Blogs To Read Before Travelling (April 2017)

Fact Magazine: Behind The Blog – Out & About UAE (March 2017)

Zomato: Eating Our Way Around Abu Dhabi (February 2017)

Television: What’s Cooking UAE

Dubai Eye 103.8FM: March 8th 2020

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