Food & Dining

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5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

by Victoria Greene

Depending on where in the world you live, finding ingredients for some of the Middle East’s most mouthwatering recipes can be tricky. In a zone fraught with conflict, the region’s delicious cuisine is perhaps one of its most unifying factors.     So if you’re planning a traditional recipe away from home, where do you […]

This Shakshuka Recipe Is So Easy, It’s Perfect for Weekend Mornings

This Shakshuka Recipe Is So Easy, It’s Perfect for Weekend Mornings

by Manal Kewan

Whenever I say the word shakshuka, people — often khawagas (foreigners) — give me a funny look, like I’ve sneezed or something. If you happen to be one of those people, I’ll briefly explain what it actually is because that’s the kind of person my mama would be proud of.     Shakshuka is a […]

10 Healthy Recipes That Actually Look and Taste Great

10 Healthy Recipes That Actually Look and Taste Great

With summer just around the corner and the need to look good in our swim suits creeping up on us, we’ve become the sad humans on diets. But hey, nobody said healthy food couldn’t be just as exquisite. We bet these recipes will make you drool!     Start your mornings right with Mushroom and […]

Sliders: The Ultimate Proof That Size Doesn’t Matter

Sliders: The Ultimate Proof That Size Doesn’t Matter

When choosing a place to eat, I consider several things: food quality, prices, cheese, and portion size! The first time I visited Sliders with a friend, I wasn’t really excited; primarily because of the very definition of the word “sliders.”     ‘Slider’ is an American term for a small sandwich. And I – as […]

Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

by Marwa Khalifa

Do you live in Dubai? Do you want to try a new restaurant? If yes, then this is for you.   Bu Qtair means literally “Qatir’s Father”: ‘Bu’ in slang Arabic languages means father and ‘Qatir’ is a male name. The local restaurant is an iconic, yet simple place. It has been open for more than […]

16 Middle Eastern Breakfasts That Everyone Should Try at Least Once

16 Middle Eastern Breakfasts That Everyone Should Try at Least Once

Forget about America’s pancakes, the insane cheese and pastries variety in France and Italy’s crostata, because we have our equal share of breakfast meals in the Middle East that will leave you drooling. Here are 16 different breakfasts from Middle Eastern and Arab countries that will leave your taste buds bursting with joy:     […]

The Only Breakfast Spots That Are Worth Trying in New Cairo

The Only Breakfast Spots That Are Worth Trying in New Cairo

Any logical person who appreciates food would comprehend the idea that you have to head to different districts in Cairo for different kinds of food! You head to Maadi for proper dinner dates, Zamalek for group outings, Mohandeseen for late night cravings, and New Cairo for breakfast dates.   Which is why I have compiled […]

This Meal Delivery Plan Is Every Pet Owner’s Dream in Dubai

This Meal Delivery Plan Is Every Pet Owner’s Dream in Dubai

  People who own pets know how important it is to set up a meal plan for them, especially if you wanna keep your little furry friends healthy and well. But with the hassle of everyday life, sometimes it’s hard to keep up, and you find yourself coming home after a long day to starving […]

This Dubai Restaurant Is Serving Up the ‘World’s Poshest Fish and Chips’

This Dubai Restaurant Is Serving Up the ‘World’s Poshest Fish and Chips’

Egypt wouldn’t be the same without koshari, Jordan wouldn’t be the same without mansaf, and the United Kingdom sure as hell wouldn’t be the same without fish and chips. All of these aforementioned dishes are not just delicious, but they’re also quite cheap.     You can easily get fish and chips anywhere in Britain […]

This Popular Soy Sauce Brand Is Getting Banned in the UAE

This Popular Soy Sauce Brand Is Getting Banned in the UAE

Kikkoman Soy Sauce is like the Beyoncé of all soy sauces. You can find this small bottle literally anywhere, from supermarkets to Asian restaurants to the kitchen cupboard. It has been dominating the soy sauce game ever since it has been introduced to the region, but unfortunately we will be saying goodbye to Kikkoman in […]

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