Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

Syrian Foods That Are Literally Impossible to Dislike

by Shams Farid

The civil war in Syria has caused millions of Syrians to flee their war-torn country. Images of men, women and children living in camps, walking vast distances and risking perilous journeys to safety are commonplace.   Syria has an ancient food culture and was once — believe it or not — a bread basket for the Middle […]

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 […]

What Is the Morrocan Tagine?

What Is the Morrocan Tagine?

  The tagine, a Moroccan dish with a conical top, has become a major part of the Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s also a versatile dish often used for both cooking and serving. The way it has been crafted and shaped allows steam to collect and run to the base.   They are also glazed, well-decorated […]

7 Beautiful Reasons Why Khawagas Will Never Understand Mombar

7 Beautiful Reasons Why Khawagas Will Never Understand Mombar

You taste it, you fall in love, that is until you know that your new favorite crusty roll is stuffed cow intestines. You can go ”eww” as much as you want, but mombar has proven over the decades that it is the ruler of ma7shy throne.   Listen guys, give mombar a chance. This isn’t just any […]

14 Middle Eastern Dishes That Defy Portion Control

14 Middle Eastern Dishes That Defy Portion Control

by Pakinam ElMahdy

Can you stop talking about portion control, because frankly, no one cares. Oh, and can we also just say that some Arab dishes defy the concept of portion control. Let us take you through a journey your belly will definitely appreciate it.     Like honestly, can you just eat one piece of mombar?    […]

It’s Bala7 Zaghloul Season in Egypt and We Don’t Want to Eat Anything Else

It’s Bala7 Zaghloul Season in Egypt and We Don’t Want to Eat Anything Else

Winter is coming and the signs are everywhere around us. November is just around the corner, the weather is already on a roller coaster of sunny and gloomy days and we finally started spotting red dates everywhere in the streets of Egypt.   For those who have been denying their taste buds of our beloved Zaghloul, you are missing out on […]

10 Egyptian Foods That Are Way More Gross Than the Donkey Meat We’re Freaking Out About

10 Egyptian Foods That Are Way More Gross Than the Donkey Meat We’re Freaking Out About

Yes, there has been a meat scandal going on in Egypt for years. Yes, we are most probably being fooled into consuming donkey meat on a daily basis, but c’mon Egypt, are we all brainwashed into forgetting the vile things we’ve been consciously choosing to eat for decades?   Here are 10 foods that are so freakin’ […]

Ramadan 2016: Where You Should Go for Iftar and Sohour in Cairo

Ramadan 2016: Where You Should Go for Iftar and Sohour in Cairo

Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, family bonding, and gathering with friends, but the same old routine can get boring really quick during the holy month. Luckily, Cairo is home of the most festive Ramadan’s in the world, from colorful lanterns to over the top entertainment, exquisite food to friendly banter with fellow Ramadaners. […]

Pinoy! Egypt’s First Filipino Restaurant Opens in Maadi

Pinoy! Egypt’s First Filipino Restaurant Opens in Maadi

There’s no shortage of Asian restaurants in the city. We have Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean and Indian places opening up on every corner every single freakin’ day! But what about Filipino? Well, the other day we were cruising around Maadi when we saw a big sign that read “Pinoy: Filipino Restaurant” on Road 263 and […]

14 Reasons Why It’s #TimeForTaiwan

14 Reasons Why It’s #TimeForTaiwan

Last week, we were invited by Taiwan’s Ministry of Tourism to experience the the hidden gems of Taiwan. Having never been to the far East, we had no idea what to expect, but boy did we get the biggest surprise of our lives. Taiwan is an island that is surrounded and filled with a great amount […]