This Popular Soy Sauce Brand Is Getting Banned in the UAE

This Popular Soy Sauce Brand Is Getting Banned in the UAE

Kikkoman Soy Sauce is like the Beyoncé of all soy sauces. You can find this small bottle literally anywhere, from supermarkets to Asian restaurants to the kitchen cupboard. It has been dominating the soy sauce game ever since it has been introduced to the region, but unfortunately we will be saying goodbye to Kikkoman in […]

This Sushi Sandwich Recipe Is So Easy and Inexpensive to Make

This Sushi Sandwich Recipe Is So Easy and Inexpensive to Make

I love sushi as much as the next person (probably even more), but the one thing I hate about sushi in the Middle East is that it’s very expensive. Like seriously, why do 10 pieces of sushi cost a liver + my dignity?   It took me a while to realize that not only can […]

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

  The one dish that constantly fuels our country has finally made it to land of the free (but not really because Donald Trump). Koshary, Egypt’s much-loved street food and national dish, just made a grand entrance in New York, via New York Koshary, a new restaurant that’s serving it up…with a twist. Well, twists. […]

You Need to Watch This Chilling Pro-Muslim American PSA by Katy Perry

You Need to Watch This Chilling Pro-Muslim American PSA by Katy Perry

  Confronted with an increase in hate crimes and Islamophobic rhetoric, American Muslims have been organizing, educating and speaking out. And now, an unexpected ally have decided to join them to bring awareness to the fight that America’s Muslims are facing over the next four years ― Katy Perry.   The Dark Horse serves as executive producer on […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime for Egyptians

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime for Egyptians

By Suzan Mohamed

What’s anime? Us Egyptians don’t know much when it comes to anime, which is why I’m here to fix all of that. Anime is Japanese animation that’s very popular for it’s unique style of storytelling. Anime has fans from all over the world and Egypt is no exception. In fact, we have thousands of Egyptian otakus (anime lovers). We meet at different […]

10 Animes to Watch If You’ve Never Seen Anime

10 Animes to Watch If You’ve Never Seen Anime

By Rabab El-Ghamry     Fans of anime are no less than fans of movies and TV shows. People who are not into it consider it as any other regular cartoon show but anime fans know how different and amazing its series are. For non-anime fans, anime is the Japanese version of animation, and it’s […]

The Iyashi Dome (No, Not a Sushi Roll): Body Cleansing in Dubai

The Iyashi Dome (No, Not a Sushi Roll): Body Cleansing in Dubai

The Iyahsi Dome is based off of Suna Ryoho, a treatment well-known in Japan for eliminating toxins from the body. For several centuries, in the summer, the Japanese would bury themselves in the hot sand near the hot springs on the beach to eliminate toxins from their bodies. The heat from both the sun and […]

Food Review: Izumi At Dusit Thani

Located in one of Egypt’s best hotels Dusit Thani, Japanese restaurant Izumi prides itself for its authentic dishes served with an Egyptian twist to accommodate all tastes. Izumi, meaning “water spring” in Japanese, guarantees fresh ingredients and overlooks Dusit Thani’s modern lobby. This new sushi spot is the place to go for a romantic dinner or […]