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This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

by Farah Andil

Every Ramadan we witness a range of creative food ideas, whether it’s a new konafa topping or a new sohour trend, the holy month is just full of (delicious) surprises.   This year, an innovative Swiss-based company found a solution for our zombie-like state of mind while fasting.     Imran Posner and Farid Sanders […]

Here’s Why You Should Have a Mexican Suhour Tonight

Here’s Why You Should Have a Mexican Suhour Tonight

Cairo’s most authentic Mexican restaurant has tailored a special suhour menu, and it’s mucho bueno.   A post shared by Gringo’s (@gringosburrito) on Jun 10, 2017 at 2:03pm PDT   I’ve always been a fan of Gringo’s, ever since they were an only-delivery place (yes, that long ago), and I was immensely happy when they decided to […]

You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day Every Month in This Abu Dhabi Restaurant

You Can Celebrate Valentine’s Day Every Month in This Abu Dhabi Restaurant

  What are you doing for Valentine’s Day this year? Yup, we know it already passed, but this Abu Dhabi restaurant celebrates the day of love every freakin’ month.   You read that exactly right. Bord Eau — yes, the very same restaurant that brought us the Titanic dinner — has taken it upon themselves to […]

Cairo’s Favorite Steak and Sushi Bar Are Being Very Kareem This Ramadan

Cairo’s Favorite Steak and Sushi Bar Are Being Very Kareem This Ramadan

  In less than three years, One Oak has proved itself to be the most authentic steak and sushi bar in Cairo, easily gaining a huge dedicated fan base. One Oak’s fans might think that their favorite haven has forgotten about them this holy month, but worry not, they haven’t in the slightest.     […]

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

  Year after year, The Edward’s has proved to be one of the top spots for Ramadan gatherings. This year is no exception. Indeed, The Edward’s has upped their Ramadan game and we’re quite in love.     As a person who’s quite fond of family gatherings and good vibes, The Edward’s and Ramadan have always gone hand-in-hand […]

13 Doughnuts to Devour on International Doughnut Day

13 Doughnuts to Devour on International Doughnut Day

There is nothing like a good celebration, and what better thing to celebrate than World Doughnut Day. Yes its a thing, yes you can celibate, no we are not judging you!   I love that days like this exist; it only gives us the opportunity to do things we genuinely love, like eating doughnuts; I […]

11 Desserts in Cairo You Need to Absolutely Try This Ramadan

11 Desserts in Cairo You Need to Absolutely Try This Ramadan

by Rana Awadalla

Mouthwatering desserts are a staple every Ramadan, especially with new culinary inventions showing up every year. With an endless variety to choose from, it’s literally impossible to settle for just one dish! We’ve compiled a list for you with all the must-have scrumptious desserts that you don’t want to miss this Ramadan.   WARNING: Proceed with […]

10 tortina Desserts You’ll Want to Devour This Ramadan

10 tortina Desserts You’ll Want to Devour This Ramadan

Ramadan is the only month in the year when people don’t think of desserts as guilty pleasures — needless to say, it’s my favorite month. You’re always expected to have desserts ready if you’re hosting a 3ezooma or attending one. There are several reasons why tortina is your perfect savior for Ramadan desserts.     tortina is constantly trying to make it easier for us […]

Our Favorite Sushi Bar Is Coming “Next Door” to All Its Regulars in Cairo

Our Favorite Sushi Bar Is Coming “Next Door” to All Its Regulars in Cairo

  This article should serve as the Pandora’s Box of all sushi enthusiasts in Egypt; as it has everything you need to know about ONE OAK Next Door, ONE OAK Steak and Sushi bar’s new chill sister.   ONE OAK Next Door opened its doors as an extension to its sibling, and it is set […]

Avocado Konafa Happened and Our Worst Nightmare Just Turned into a Reality

Avocado Konafa Happened and Our Worst Nightmare Just Turned into a Reality

  Why? No seriously, why is this happening? Just when we thought konafas couldn’t get any messier, someone stepped up their game and created an abomination. A konafa avocado is all what everyone is talking about today.     We have a million questions? Why can’t we leave avocado puree for toasts? Why can’t we […]