Food & Dining

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Two-Michelin-Starred Italian Chef Is Coming to the Nile Ritz-Carlton

Two-Michelin-Starred Italian Chef Is Coming to the Nile Ritz-Carlton

If you like pizza, spaghetti, Robert De Niro or hand gestures, this restaurant is surely your favorite dining spot in Cairo. Vivo Ristorante is an Italian fine-dining restaurant that is nestled away in Downtown Cairo’s breathtaking The Nile Ritz-Carlton.     The restaurant indulges guests with an Italian allure, but that’s not all! Two-Michelin-starred chef […]

9 Restaurants From Other Arab Countries That Need to Open in Egypt

9 Restaurants From Other Arab Countries That Need to Open in Egypt

By Reem Tolba

Egypt is known for its food, good food might we add. From molokheya, to koshari and so much more. But, the rest of the Middle East also have mouthwatering dishes — which is why these following restaurants need to open in Om El Donia.   WARNING: This article is not for the light-hearted, as it […]

FOOD REVIEW: Dusit Thani is Redefining the Thai Experience with Ruen Thai

FOOD REVIEW: Dusit Thani is Redefining the Thai Experience with Ruen Thai

Instead of spending the weekend contemplating the inevitability of death, my friend and I decided to do what we appreciate most in life: good food. We wanted to experience something authentic, rather than the usual generic choices. We had high hopes for our pick, and it definitely served more than we expected!     I’ve […]

Gordon Ramsay Hosting Kids Cooking Classes in Dubai Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

Gordon Ramsay Hosting Kids Cooking Classes in Dubai Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

By Reem Tolba

  Over the weekend, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a kids cooking class in Dubai’s Bread Street Kitchen to celebrate The Palms’ Culinary Month.   Knowing Ramsay, you might think he was a bit intense and rude to the little ones, but contrary to popular belief, he wasn’t. In fact, he may have actually proven […]

This Event Is Every Lebanese Foodie’s Dream Come True

This Event Is Every Lebanese Foodie’s Dream Come True

by Nadine Arab

  If you’re a Lebanese foodie, then you’d better get your taste buds ready for this. Lebanon’s biggest annual food event and the first of its kind in the region, the Beirut Cooking Festival, is back with its 7th edition and we’re super excited! The festival, that’s bringing together trade professionals and consumers with passion […]

This Easy Laban Immo Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner

This Easy Laban Immo Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner

by Reem Tolba

  Lebanese food is famous for its fusion of ingredients that create delicious culinary creations — which is why dishes like sausage with debs roman (see above), meat with cherry sauce and laban immo exist.   We’re here to talk about the latter. Laban immo is a popular savory dish in Lebanon that literally translates […]

I Went to Egypt’s First Cereal Cafe, and This Is What Happened

I Went to Egypt’s First Cereal Cafe, and This Is What Happened

by Samar El-Shehy

First, Cereal Killer Cafe invaded London, then Kellogg’s NYC hit Manhattan, and now, Cairo is the latest city to get in on the sugary action. Yes, the cereal cafe craze has arrived in Egypt.     CEREAL & FLAKE is the country’s first ever cereal cafe, located in the Maadi neighborhood, that serves up dozens […]

This Kebab with Tzatziki Recipe Is So Easy You Won’t Believe It

This Kebab with Tzatziki Recipe Is So Easy You Won’t Believe It

You needn’t be an actual cook so you can be able to make complicated-dishes-that-are-actually-not-complicated like sushi sandwiches, or Instagrammable one like shakshukas. You do, however, just need to follow recipes — and the coming one is super easy.   Do you love kebab? Yes. What about tzatziki? Duuh! This following recipe combines both, and literally […]

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

6 Insanely Easy Maklouba Recipes That Will Make You Feel Like a Master Chef

6 Insanely Easy Maklouba Recipes That Will Make You Feel Like a Master Chef

By Karima ElNesr

  If you’re Arab then you probably should know what a Maqluba is. If you happen to be a foreigner or one of the unlucky Arabs that don’t have a clue what a maklouba is, let us educate you. It is a traditional dish from the Levant, and it’s very popular in Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon,Palestine, […]

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