Food & Dining

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NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

NOLA Managed to Create a Konafa That Ugly-Shamed Every Other Konafa on This Planet

  Oh dear Lord! Just when we thought the world is coming to an end, NOLA gave us hope; hope in a better life. Egypt’s biggest cupcakery somehow managed to create a konafa that puts every other konafa on this planet to shame.   This konafa is so good that it ugly-shamed other desserts. It […]

This New Campaign Will Encourage You to Live Life to the Fullest

This New Campaign Will Encourage You to Live Life to the Fullest

  Over the course of our social media adventures, while we were avoiding all the work we’re supposed to be doing, we noticed something kind of…amazing. For their latest campaign, the aptly-named Juhayna Pure aims to promote, well, a pure lifestyle.     You’re probably wondering what that means? Juhayna Pure are encouraging everyone to […]

5 Easy Recipes That’ll Make You the Star of Any Ramadan Dish Party

5 Easy Recipes That’ll Make You the Star of Any Ramadan Dish Party

Those who know me well, know that I am no cook. My mother – the incomparable Amira Abdel Sattar – however, is one hell of a cook. Here are some of my mother’s quickest and most delicious recipes that will make you the star of any Ramadan dish party. Thank you, mama!     Lentil […]

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

A 12-Step Program for Decaffeinating Your Soul Before Ramadan

  Ramadan is in less than 48 hours! For avid coffee abusers, that basically means six more drinks. Scary as hell, I know! For the past five years, the last week before Ramadan has been one major panic attack about withdrawal symptoms. Coffee is life. Coffee is our generation’s oxygen. Coffee touches your soul. Coffee […]

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat for Sohour

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat for Sohour

Now that we’ve all come to the realization that Ramadan is in a few days, some of us might be concerned about the first day’s hunger and thirst. However, there are some foods that will guarantee energy release and hydration throughout the day.   Here are some sohour ingredients that will be your best friends […]

We Have Found the Perfect Place in Cairo to Celebrate Ramadan 2017

We Have Found the Perfect Place in Cairo to Celebrate Ramadan 2017

  Ramadan is almost upon us, and we couldn’t be happier. We’ve been waiting all year long for this month, this wonderful holy month. Why, you say? For most of us, Ramadan is a chance to reconnect with our family and friends, but more importantly, with ourselves.       Almost everything in Ramadan is […]

Am I the Only Know Who Noticed Lipton’s New Black and White Packs?

Am I the Only Know Who Noticed Lipton’s New Black and White Packs?

by Hanna El-Zoghby

  Okay so, I was doing my normal every other day grocery shopping  — I was actually just looking for some ripe avocados to make for an Instagrammable breakfast — when I bumped into something quite weird.   It was Lipton. Yes, the very same tea giants. You might ask me what exactly was weird […]

9 Delicious Cairo Restaurants That’ll Satisfy Your Late Night Munchies

9 Delicious Cairo Restaurants That’ll Satisfy Your Late Night Munchies

By Karima ElNesr

We Egyptians love and appreciate lots of things, but nothing compares to food; especially after a mad night out with friends at 2 am. We here at Scoop Empire have compiled a list of places your belly will absolutely love to devour.     My Queen – Nasr City     If you like grilled […]

Food Review: Point 90’s Beef Bunker Proves That There’s More to Beef Than Just Burgers

Food Review: Point 90’s Beef Bunker Proves That There’s More to Beef Than Just Burgers

Point 90 Mall’s hottest new spot is Beef Bunker and it’s everything any meat or food lover could possibly ask for, mainly because it has a meal for every possible kind of food lover that exists.   The concept behind Beef Bunker is clear; there is more to beef than just burgers. I found this […]

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

With the prices of pretty much everything skyrocketing, Egyptian couples are having hard time going out on dates without obliterating a huge portion of their salaries/allowances. But worry not, I am here for the rescue, as I compiled a list of some restaurants that are ta3weem (flotation) friendly.     There are two challenges that […]