Food & Dining

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Lebanese Diner: The Unique Concept Behind this Eatery Is Literally What Every Foodie’s Dreams Are Made of

Lebanese Diner: The Unique Concept Behind this Eatery Is Literally What Every Foodie’s Dreams Are Made of

by Rana Awadalla

There’s a new Lebanese eatery in town? Shut the front door! We’ve spent endless days devouring scrumptious Lebanese cuisine – all of it, from tabouleh to halloumi cheese and much more. So you can imagine how we reacted when a little bird told us that Lebanese Diner is bursting onto the cuisine scene here in Cairo […]

Egyptian Restaurant Challenges You to Eat 60 Sandwiches for Free

Egyptian Restaurant Challenges You to Eat 60 Sandwiches for Free

  Foodaholics, rejoice for today is Christmas gracing us in the summer. For those who appreciate a delicious, greasy and heavenly sandwich, you are in for a treat and we are heavily hyperventilating from excitement. Egyptian restaurant, Kebda w Shawerma (Liver and Shawerma), has challenged all of us to unleash our inner beasts and we’re […]

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

by Shams Farid

July 7th might seem like a boring day to you, but it actually isn’t. How would you feel if we told you that it’s actually International Chocolate Day? Yup, it is; meaning, calories don’t count when consuming chocolate (that could be false but #yolo).   Because you can’t celebrate today without devouring copious amounts of […]

9 Cairo Juice Bars That Will Keep You Hydrated This Summer

9 Cairo Juice Bars That Will Keep You Hydrated This Summer

by Shams Farid

How did summer just sneak up on us like that? With the weather finally starting to heat up, there’s no better time to grab that tasty cold smoothie packed with nutrients and vitamins. There are plenty of options around town, whether you’re a hardcore green monster or looking to dabble in a fruity mix. Check out these fresh summer smoothies […]

This Nasr City Restaurant Just Took #CheesePorn to the Next Level

This Nasr City Restaurant Just Took #CheesePorn to the Next Level

As a cheese aficionado, my Facebook timeline and Instagram feed are naturally filled with #cheeseporn. My friends always tag me in the newest viral cheese videos that will make most of you scream “CHEESUS CHRIST!”   From a restaurant in New York that melts cheese over everything, to Buzzfeed videos cooking extraordinary mac and cheese; […]

Salafi Preacher Says Eating Jellyfish Is Halal and We’re Kind of Saying ‘Duh’

Salafi Preacher Says Eating Jellyfish Is Halal and We’re Kind of Saying ‘Duh’

  Long gone the days of swimming in crystal clear water in Egypt’s North Coast. This year, vacationers have been stunned by the humongous jellyfishes invading every single beach in Sahel.     So now that we know that we can’t swim near the stingy creatures, Egyptians decided to turn it into a culinary delicacy. […]

The Challenge That Took the Term ‘Hunger Games’ to the Next Level

The Challenge That Took the Term ‘Hunger Games’ to the Next Level

You might hate Crocs, you might hate fedoras, you might even hate the new Wonder Woman movie, but if there’s something we can all agree it would have to be our love for food.     In a country like Egypt, the excessive love of food has always been a thing, especially now with new […]

18 Dishes You Can Have in Cairo That Are Better Than Any Relationship in Your Life

18 Dishes You Can Have in Cairo That Are Better Than Any Relationship in Your Life

Dhaffer L’Abidine may be hot, Mona Zaki may be stunning, but none of them compare to the most attractive thing in the whole wide world: food. Food is probably the most gorgeous thing you’ll ever encounter in your life. Not sold? We’ve rounded up a list of the most beautiful foods you’ll ever bump into in […]

4 Mansaf Recipes That’ll (Probably) Help You Find the Meaning of Life

4 Mansaf Recipes That’ll (Probably) Help You Find the Meaning of Life

What’s Mansaf? If you’re culturally ignorant, let us educate you. It is a traditional Levantine dish that is usually made of lamb and cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt and served with rice or bulgur. It is the national dish of Jordan, and can also be found in Palestine, Iraq and Syria.   If you’re not much […]

We Need to Make Use of Our Ruined Sahel Vacations So Here Are Jellyfish Recipes

We Need to Make Use of Our Ruined Sahel Vacations So Here Are Jellyfish Recipes

  Sahel has been invaded and it is not by the annual fashionistas and Instagram addicts. This year, only a single managed to enjoy the long Eid vacation and it was the nomad jellyfish. We were stunned when we first laid eyes on the sea creature’s size. Alas, the whole North Coast has been infested […]