Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

by Marwa Khalifa

Do you live in Dubai? Do you want to try a new restaurant? If yes, then this is for you.   Bu Qtair means literally “Qatir’s Father”: ‘Bu’ in slang Arabic languages means father and ‘Qatir’ is a male name. The local restaurant is an iconic, yet simple place. It has been open for more than […]

This Korean Travel Blogger’s Video of Egypt Will Surely Put a Smile on Your Face

This Korean Travel Blogger’s Video of Egypt Will Surely Put a Smile on Your Face

Every now and then we come across tourists sharing fun moments during their visit to Egypt, but this travel blogger put them all to shame. Korean-American travel blogger, The Daily Oppa, decided to document his time in Egypt — and it was wonderful.   From eating the most disgusting (but also delicious) street food you’ll […]

Om Hassan Restaurant Releases Footage of Alleged Harassment Incident

Om Hassan Restaurant Releases Footage of Alleged Harassment Incident

by Karine El-Tantawy

  For the past three days, one of Egypt’s favorite restaurants, Om Hassan, has been under fire for allegedly insulting and harassing customers for simply wearing niqab. The story without sounded fishy, considering the fact that this is a local restaurant that doesn’t have a specific dress code or guest list. It is a very […]

We Came, We Ate, We Gained Weight at Shakespeare and Co. Egypt, and It Was Worth It

We Came, We Ate, We Gained Weight at Shakespeare and Co. Egypt, and It Was Worth It

We are currently in Ramadan’s second half which means two things: we have visited a wide range of restaurants and, consequently, we have already gained those few – or maybe more than just a few – kilograms, that we know we will regret once we bring out our swim suits.   That being said, Shakespeare and […]

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

Why The Edward’s Is the Perfect Place for Family Gatherings This Ramadan

  Year after year, The Edward’s has proved to be one of the top spots for Ramadan gatherings. This year is no exception. Indeed, The Edward’s has upped their Ramadan game and we’re quite in love.     As a person who’s quite fond of family gatherings and good vibes, The Edward’s and Ramadan have always gone hand-in-hand […]

Our Favorite Sushi Bar Is Coming “Next Door” to All Its Regulars in Cairo

Our Favorite Sushi Bar Is Coming “Next Door” to All Its Regulars in Cairo

  This article should serve as the Pandora’s Box of all sushi enthusiasts in Egypt; as it has everything you need to know about ONE OAK Next Door, ONE OAK Steak and Sushi bar’s new chill sister.   ONE OAK Next Door opened its doors as an extension to its sibling, and it is set […]

Food Review: Point 90’s Beef Bunker Proves That There’s More to Beef Than Just Burgers

Food Review: Point 90’s Beef Bunker Proves That There’s More to Beef Than Just Burgers

Point 90 Mall’s hottest new spot is Beef Bunker and it’s everything any meat or food lover could possibly ask for, mainly because it has a meal for every possible kind of food lover that exists.   The concept behind Beef Bunker is clear; there is more to beef than just burgers. I found this […]

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

Cairo Restaurants That Are Perfect for Cheap Dates for Under 200 EGP

With the prices of pretty much everything skyrocketing, Egyptian couples are having hard time going out on dates without obliterating a huge portion of their salaries/allowances. But worry not, I am here for the rescue, as I compiled a list of some restaurants that are ta3weem (flotation) friendly.     There are two challenges that […]

Mezze: The Syrian Restaurant in Portugal That’s Helping Refugees in Very a Big Way

Mezze: The Syrian Restaurant in Portugal That’s Helping Refugees in Very a Big Way

The civil war in Syria has left more than just a death toll and destroyed cities. It has also left in its wake a refugee crisis that is considered to be the biggest since World War II.   This crisis of diaspora and dispossession was worsened by the wave of conservative nationalism sweeping the most […]

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

  Nothing is as refreshing as seeing younger generations use their limited resources and the power of social media to spread well. The latest viral good deed has been made by three Egyptian high school students, Muhammed Essam Abdou, Mohamed Essam, and Mohamed Magdy.   “Sandwich 3l7eet,” which translates to “Sandwich on the Wall,” is […]

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