Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

Being on a Plant-Based Diet in Egypt Is Surprisingly Not Difficult

by Fadila Khaled

  What most people don’t notice is that being on a plant-based diet in Egypt is not only super easy, but also much cheaper than one might think. Yes, quinoa and kale are expensive, but when I say “cheaper,” I mean not having to buy any animal products –meat, cheese, milk, eggs, etc – and […]

Foul Cart’s Owner Caught Washing Dishes in Filthy Cairo Canal Water

Foul Cart’s Owner Caught Washing Dishes in Filthy Cairo Canal Water

  We’ve always known that Cairo’s street food is far from clean or healthy, but today marks the last day we ever go near a foul cart. Social media users find themselves horrified after the photo above went viral on Facebook. A man was caught washing his foul cart dishes using filthy water in Maryoteya’s […]

Someone Rebranded Ta3meya and Called It ‘Green Burgers’ and Egyptians Aren’t Taking It Well

Someone Rebranded Ta3meya and Called It ‘Green Burgers’ and Egyptians Aren’t Taking It Well

  We have no idea how this happpened, who initiated this movement or if it’s just some random post gone viral. All we know is that ta3meya, A.K.A falafel, is getting rebranded and we are now calling it green burger.   If you’ve come across the new name on social media, it’s because it has […]

If Characters on Game of Thrones Celebrated Ramadan

If Characters on Game of Thrones Celebrated Ramadan

If you haven’t noticed, the epic series that is Game of Thrones is quite popular in the Arab world. So, it is only about time that we re-imagine Westeros and Essos as places that celebrated Ramadan…because why not?       When the Khalasar prepared for 3omra       When men of the Night’s Watch, Wun Wun, and the […]

Did You Actually Understand Zooba’s Latest Ad?

Did You Actually Understand Zooba’s Latest Ad?

By Hady ElHady

Posted by Zooba on Tuesday, June 21, 2016   Homegrown Egyptian brand and one of our absolute favorite restaurants in Egypt, Zooba, just released a new video ad online and it’s been blowing up the internet!   If you haven’t seen the video, Zooba tackles the negative comments that they always receive on their social […]

15 Best Foul Places In Cairo

No one can argue when we say that foul is Egypt’s national dish. Some people have it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can have it with mostly anything: ta3meya, pastrami, eggs, sausages, tehina, hummus and more. But with foul restaurants and carts scattered across the city in every corner, it makes it a little […]

Ramadan Must-Try: Marbo7a Foul Cart In Heliopolis

Ramadan Must-Try: Marbo7a Foul Cart In Heliopolis

Every now and then you come across an inspirational story of people taking a leap of faith in a country where dreams might as well be dead and you end up smiling. An accountant turned foul chef is what everyone is talking about this week – and the crowds around his cart speak volumes. Mohamed […]

Knorr Aims to Make the Largest Bowl of Foul in the World

Knorr Aims to Make the Largest Bowl of Foul in the World

By Mirna Soliman

Why settle for one plate of foul when you can have the biggest bowl of foul in the world? That’s right, Knorr Fine Foods aims to set the record for the largest bowl of foul in the world. Guinness World Records will be in attendance to witness this groundbreaking feat on Mar. 21 in Al […]

Fill Your Tank with Foool Tank

Fill Your Tank with Foool Tank

I’m a very Egyptian kinda girl, don’t let the blonde hair and green eyes fool you. I’ll be the first one to stop at a foul cart in the middle of the street and try out their roughed up delicacies, knowing that the next day my stomach won’t be my friend! So when one day […]

Our Favorite Cairo Sohour Spots that Capture the True Essence of Ramadan

Our Favorite Cairo Sohour Spots that Capture the True Essence of Ramadan

During Ramadan, people mostly worry about iftar and where they’ll be having it every day. But what about sohour? Here are our picks for where to get satisfying and delicious sohour in true Ramadan spirit around the capital. You won’t find any tents on this list…   Ramadan Fel Felucca They took beat down feluccas […]