This Event Is Every Lebanese Foodie’s Dream Come True

This Event Is Every Lebanese Foodie’s Dream Come True

by Nadine Arab

  If you’re a Lebanese foodie, then you’d better get your taste buds ready for this. Lebanon’s biggest annual food event and the first of its kind in the region, the Beirut Cooking Festival, is back with its 7th edition and we’re super excited! The festival, that’s bringing together trade professionals and consumers with passion […]

I Went to Egypt’s First Cereal Cafe, and This Is What Happened

I Went to Egypt’s First Cereal Cafe, and This Is What Happened

by Samar El-Shehy

First, Cereal Killer Cafe invaded London, then Kellogg’s NYC hit Manhattan, and now, Cairo is the latest city to get in on the sugary action. Yes, the cereal cafe craze has arrived in Egypt.     CEREAL & FLAKE is the country’s first ever cereal cafe, located in the Maadi neighborhood, that serves up dozens […]

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet the Family That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

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 […]

Reasons Why I Must Absolutely Have Yogurt in My Fridge

Reasons Why I Must Absolutely Have Yogurt in My Fridge

Predictions say it’s going to be one hot Mordor-y summer. And one is always wondering what cool foods to eat. You needn’t keep looking because it’s right there in front of you — yup, we’re talking about yogurt.   Yogurt has always had a reputation as a dietary superhero. The fact that it’s a grab-and-go food […]

This Renga Salad Recipe Is a Must for Easter

This Renga Salad Recipe Is a Must for Easter

  Easter is upon us, and with it, comes the smell of renga (herring). One of Egypt’s Easter, aka Sham El Nessim — translates to smelling the breeze — traditions is eating a lot of renga.   Renga is a way of life during this festive time, but here’s just one problem; people usually associate it with eww […]

Michelin-Starred Galvin Brothers to Open First Restaurant in Dubai

Michelin-Starred Galvin Brothers to Open First Restaurant in Dubai

It’s official! Chris and Jeff Galvin are finally opening their first restaurant in Dubai. Every foodie in the emirates has been closely watching the British Michelin-starred brothers after rumblings about their intention to open an eatery in Dubai.     Demoiselle by Galvin is set to open in mid-March at City Walk, adding to the […]