Are People Stealing Food and Eating It at Carrefour Egypt Instead of Shopping?

Are People Stealing Food and Eating It at Carrefour Egypt Instead of Shopping?

  Photos have surfaced online of what seems like a Carrefour Egypt branch, with an apocalyptic twist. Facebook page فبراير الأسود (which translates to Black February) have posted a total of 26 photos that allegedly show goods and products that have been stolen, eaten and thrown away on the ground.     The post has been […]

This Floating Maadi Restaurant Takes Instagrammable Food to a New Level

This Floating Maadi Restaurant Takes Instagrammable Food to a New Level

  Living in Maadi, you don’t really have that many options when you’re craving a delicious meal with a side of a stunning view. You go out, meet your friends who are an hour and a half late, have mediocre food and bad shisha, go home, and that’s it. But then you get introduced to […]

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Cairo Neighborhood Guide: Maadi

Welcome, friends, to part two of the Cairo Neighborhood Guide Series! This week, we’ll be checking out Maadi, the “bubble” that keeps locals returning to the same great spots weekend after weekend. It can be a bit overwhelming to an outsider, but that’s what we’re here for today. So let’s get started and dive right […]

This Hilarious Guy Explains Why Maadi Is So Much Better Than Dahab

This Hilarious Guy Explains Why Maadi Is So Much Better Than Dahab

  After spending the last five years of my life in Maadi, I can guarantee that after the first year you’ll only get lost on your way home twice a week. Maadi is like an island of its own, completely detached from Cairo, even more so than Zamalek, and funnyman Mohamed Jimmy just posted a video […]

Maadi’s Little Manila Offers a Taste of Home for Filipinos in Cairo

Maadi’s Little Manila Offers a Taste of Home for Filipinos in Cairo

Her modest apartment stands a few steps away from the bustling Arab Street in Maadi. In a dire need to secure the financial stability of her son back home, she had given up her sheltered life in the Philippines 11 years ago then moved to Cairo a year after. “I was a certified accountant back […]

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

Autistic Child Gets Sexually Assaulted in an International School in Egypt

  Egyptian TV host Wael El-Ebrashy’s received a phone call on his TV show from a traumatized mother, Eman Ragab, who says her 10-year-old child has allegedly been raped by a man in an international school in Maadi.   Her autistic son, Ahmed, came back home two hours later than usual, and his trousers were drenched […]

Angry Neighbors Shut down Maadi’s Road 9 Restaurants

Angry Neighbors Shut down Maadi’s Road 9 Restaurants

By Leena ElDeeb

Neighbors in Maadi’s famous Road 9 filed a complaint to the authorities about the restaurants and coffee shops there, resulting in shutting down these places…     1. Coffeeshop Company       2. Villa Caracas       3. S. Lounge       4. The Backyard       5. Tutti Matti   […]

Tipsy Teapot Returns to Hungry Cairenes with a Classy Twist

Tipsy Teapot Returns to Hungry Cairenes with a Classy Twist

  Ohh, Tipsy Teapot! The place we’ve had a two-year lovey-dovey committed relationship with since it opened in Maadi. The villa (previously on Road 15) had a casual laid-back atmosphere, complete with a lush garden that’s furnished with adorably kitsch couches and chairs. But a few months ago, we were cruising around Maadi when we saw […]

Courtyard Food Festival: A Break from the Mundane in Maadi

Courtyard Food Festival: A Break from the Mundane in Maadi

Join the festivities at #TheCourtYard_fest with @cadillacsegypt and @salalemofficial lots fun activities await you! #courtyardmaadi #Friday #festival #summerfun #maadi #may13th #snapyourhappy A photo posted by The Courtyard Maadi (@courtyardmaadi) on May 13, 2016 at 9:23am PDT   Fridays with my boyfriend are typically spent with the two of us asking each other what the other […]

7 Egyptian Froyo Creations You Wish You Were Eating

7 Egyptian Froyo Creations You Wish You Were Eating

The resurgence of summer weather makes this the perfect few weeks to grab a froyo. Rest assured by the end of this post, you’ll be craving frozen yogurt. Sorry not sorry.     The cherry on top – Sweet Frog   A sweet week begins with a cherry on top! What sweet topping starts your week? A […]

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