My Trip to Qatar: 4 Days in DOHA (A Video Review)

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Qatar

November 06, 2019

Travel

My Trip to Qatar: 4 Days in DOHA (A Video Review)

4 Days in Doha, Qatar... My first visit after 10 years: A City I fell in love with. Enjoy four days of food, fun, and discoveries, planning to visit again soon, for more. Check below the list of…

November 06, 2019 | Travel | Doha

Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

Restaurants | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 02, 2019

Restaurants

Pattaya Beach Thai Restaurant, Kuwait: Where the Locals Eat

In the middle of nowhere, a center with no soul, empty floors, and no people is a Thai restaurant. Pattaya Beach is typical and authentic nestled in the heart of Al Wataniya building. Glass walls and…

November 02, 2019 | Restaurants | Kuwait

Arabica Coffee: From Japan to the Middle East

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GCC

November 02, 2019

Restaurants

Arabica Coffee: From Japan to the Middle East

It's where coffee has a different story, a place called Arabica has started in Japan and moved to several locations around the world. Arabica gets coffee from Hawaii, and its logo is the percentage…

November 02, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Kuwait

IHOP Doha: Excellent Food, Tasty and Rich Flavors

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GCC

October 18, 2019

Restaurants

IHOP Doha: Excellent Food, Tasty and Rich Flavors

New York, Chicago, Beirut, and now Doha... I liked the IHOP comeback and rebranding, making it my favorite fast-food American breakfast. Spending the weekend in Qatar, and before going back home, I…

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Qatar

RIXOS PREMIUM DUBAI HOSTS FIRST HOTEL BASED LUXURY CHOCOLATIER, GODIVA CAFÉ

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UAE

July 15, 2019

Spotted Stories

RIXOS PREMIUM DUBAI HOSTS FIRST HOTEL BASED LUXURY CHOCOLATIER, GODIVA CAFÉ

This Summer,Rixos Premium Dubai joins forces with Belgian chocolate brand Godiva, creating the ultimate urban spot in one of the buzziest districts in Dubai. The hotel has collaborated with the…

July 15, 2019 | Spotted Stories | Dubai

The Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

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UAE

May 20, 2019

Restaurants

The Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

Last year on my way back to Lebanon, I stopped by "The Draft House" for a beer. I loved the food, the vibes, and selection of draft beers and remember to have been amazed by the restaurant that…

May 20, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Lebanese Karim Bourgi: Creative Pastry Conquering the World

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UAE

May 15, 2019

News

Lebanese Karim Bourgi: Creative Pastry Conquering the World

Based in Dubai since 2011, Chef Karim Bourgi is Executive Pastry Chef for the Al Mana Group, a role in which he manages the opening of La Maison du Chocolat Paris boutiques in the Middle East. He has…

May 15, 2019 | News | Dubai

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

Restaurants

The Hard Rock Cafe Dubai: Impressive Decor and Good Food

I’ve been a fan of the "Hard Rock Cafe" chain for as long as I remember. Two restaurants in Beirut, -which unfortunately closed- and many others around the world that I make a point to visit in…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Dubai

Zaya Nurai Island Seen from Above: The Beautiful Blue Sea and Colorful Land

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UAE

May 14, 2019

Hotels

Zaya Nurai Island Seen from Above: The Beautiful Blue Sea and Colorful Land

Stemming from the Arabic word 'Nur' meaning light, Nurai is an island of staggering beauty, of turquoise seas and white sands. It's a place filled with natural harmony appealing to all five senses.…

May 14, 2019 | Travel | Abu Dhabi

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Restaurants | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Restaurants

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Hotels | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Hotels

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

The Big Reveal: Inside the Coca-Cola Arena Dubai

Spotted Stories | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 17, 2019

Spotted Stories

The Big Reveal: Inside the Coca-Cola Arena Dubai

The executive team behind the new Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai today spoke about what it means to the city and region as the media was for the first time shown around the incredible indoor entertainment…

April 17, 2019 | Spotted Stories | Dubai

I Scream: Innovative and Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Dubai

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UAE

March 06, 2019

Recommended

I Scream: Innovative and Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Dubai

It’s innovative, it’s mouthwatering, it’s creative and it’s delicious; I Scream took ice cream to another level. Have you ever imagined eating zaatar ice cream, meghle,…

March 06, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2019

Hotels

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

I’m staying for a week at the incredible 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront. I am a fan of the Radisson collection of hotels trying it in many countries already. With outstanding…

March 06, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

MAISON PIERRE MARCOLINI OPENS IN DUBAI

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UAE

February 09, 2019

Spotted Stories

MAISON PIERRE MARCOLINI OPENS IN DUBAI

Luxury Chocolatier makes Middle Eastern debut with a flagship store at the Dubai Mall   Celebrated Belgian Chocolatier, Pierre Marcolini will be in Dubai this weekend to celebrate the opening…

February 09, 2019 | News | Dubai

PREPARE FOR A FOOD TAKEOVER: DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2019 BEGINS THIS MONTH

News | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 09, 2019

News

PREPARE FOR A FOOD TAKEOVER: DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL 2019 BEGINS THIS MONTH

Dubai Food Festival (DFF) returns for its sixth edition with an exciting calendar featuring more than 2,000 restaurants and 100 events Favorites including swyp Beach Canteen, Hidden Gems and Dubai…

February 09, 2019 | News | Dubai

SIXTH EDITION OF DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL KICKS OFF ON 21 FEBRUARY

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UAE

January 23, 2019

News

SIXTH EDITION OF DUBAI FOOD FESTIVAL KICKS OFF ON 21 FEBRUARY

Dubai Food Festival (DFF) will light up the region’s culinary scene when it returns on 21 February until 9 March 2019 with a city-wide showcase of Dubai’s gastronomy offering to thousands…

January 23, 2019 | News | Dubai

2018: My Favorite Eats in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

January 07, 2019

Restaurants

2018: My Favorite Eats in Dubai

I have been to Dubai ten times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel the…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Allo Beirut; Now Open in Dubai

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UAE

December 31, 2018

Restaurants

Allo Beirut; Now Open in Dubai

Experience the fresh and vibrant flavors of Beirut’s diversified food scene. Located in the bustling locale of Al Barsha, Dubai - Allo Beirut takes you to the streets of Lebanon and…

December 31, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Asma Restaurant Brings Exciting New Concept of Middle Eastern Cuisine to Dubai Mall

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UAE

December 20, 2018

News

Asma Restaurant Brings Exciting New Concept of Middle Eastern Cuisine to Dubai Mall

Mom’s the word couldn’t be more apt when it comes to the new best-kept secret on the Dubai restaurant scene. Initiated by three Emirati sisters whose passion and love for food was passed…

December 20, 2018 | Dubai

Breakfast at Burj Al Arab Dubai: I Expected to be Amazed

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 11, 2018

Restaurants

Breakfast at Burj Al Arab Dubai: I Expected to be Amazed

"Burj al Arab", considered to be one of the world’s most expensive and most luxurious hotels, is a destination not many had the chance to visit; because you are only admitted with a…

December 11, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

The Noodle House: Lunch at the Airport

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UAE

November 25, 2018

Restaurants

The Noodle House: Lunch at the Airport

I was craving a bowl of noodles! And I finally found it at the airport. Ramen noodles called “wet noodles” and the wok noodles. This food is one I crave on a daily basis trying it in…

November 25, 2018 | Asian/Chinese | Dubai

Social House Dubai: A Beautiful Place Serving a Tasty Breakfast

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

Social House Dubai: A Beautiful Place Serving a Tasty Breakfast

Because the place looks so nice and inspiring. Because every design item makes you want to come in and live the experience, I stopped for breakfast. Social House is a marvelous masterpiece of…

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Baker & Spice: Breakfast on the Fountain in Dubai

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UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

Baker & Spice: Breakfast on the Fountain in Dubai

When you see a dirty glass on the fridge display, you don’t know what to expect. When you sit and enjoy the food, your experience is pleasantly enjoyed. I was here for breakfast, on an early…

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Lebanon’s Babel: Lebanese Hospitality at La Mer Dubai

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UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

Lebanon’s Babel: Lebanese Hospitality at La Mer Dubai

At the end of La Mer, a big house stands out; it’s Babel. “Babel Sur Mer," the fish restaurant of Babel Lebanon is now open in Dubai, at La Mer. Surrounded by water and greenery,…

November 24, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai

Aubaine: French Style Breakfast in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

Aubaine: French Style Breakfast in Dubai

Lebanese owned, with the first restaurant in London, Aubaine has a premium location at the entrance of The Dubai Mall. Aubaine offers a French selection of gourmet creations all produced in-house.…

November 24, 2018 | French | Dubai

Leopold’s of London: Desserts on the Beach in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

Leopold’s of London: Desserts on the Beach in Dubai

A local creation called Leopold’s opens as of breakfast until late night and serves an all-day-long selection of creative items. After having two breakfasts around, Leopold’s was third on…

November 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Restaurants

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

Owned by a Lebanese group, State 88 is an international restaurant serving cuisine from all over the world. American, Italian and European, at State 88 happiness is guaranteed. Chicken, beef and…

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Restaurants

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

It has eggs in its title, but it’s not only a breakfast restaurant. Eggs all day long, burgers, fries and desserts, Eggspectation is specialized in “eggs” and beyond. Imported from…

November 23, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

New Shanghai: A Beautiful Place Serving Good Asian Food

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Restaurants

New Shanghai: A Beautiful Place Serving Good Asian Food

Serving New Shanghai cuisine imported directly from Asia, the restaurant owned by the Lebanese Azadea group is a masterpiece of architecture and design. Amazingly created, the long corridor takes you…

November 23, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Din Tai Fung: Asian Perfection in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Restaurants

Din Tai Fung: Asian Perfection in Dubai

Recommended by many and considered to be one of the best Asian restaurants in the world, it was a necessity to try Din Tai Fung. Located in the second floor at Mall of the Emirates, it’s a…

November 23, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Chez Charles: The Ingredient is Passion

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Restaurants

Chez Charles: The Ingredient is Passion

French class in the heart of Dubai... the restaurant is called Chez Charles. When a passionate entrepreneur decides to open a restaurant putting all his effort to make it happen, you can’t but…

November 23, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Hard Rock Cafe Opens at Dubai Airport

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UAE

November 17, 2018

News

Hard Rock Cafe Opens at Dubai Airport

Following the successful opening in Dubai Festival City, Hard Rock today opened its second Dubai location, Hard Rock Cafe DXB. The latest Hard Rock Cafe is located within the Dubai International…

November 17, 2018 | News | Dubai

Creptastic: Creative Crepes at La Mer Dubai

Tasty Discoveries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 06, 2018

Tasty Discoveries

Creptastic: Creative Crepes at La Mer Dubai

Ah, crêpes. They can be filling or light, savory or sweet, enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner (or anytime in between). What’s not to love about this classic French creation? If you…

November 06, 2018 | Dubai

Prime Grill Dubai: The Tomahawk Ribeye and the Brownie Sundae

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

July 13, 2018

Restaurants

Prime Grill Dubai: The Tomahawk Ribeye and the Brownie Sundae

Prime Grill, the newest restaurant to open in Dubai is located at the Galleria Mall. It’s new; it’s fresh, it’s trendy and sexy; the meat restaurant has it all. From a state of…

July 13, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Dubai

Beit Maryam: Homey Middle eastern specialities in JLT Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

July 13, 2018

Restaurants

Beit Maryam: Homey Middle eastern specialities in JLT Dubai

"I grew up in a house where food was essential, a major part of our daily life. A house in the village, open for everyone to come in and share with us that meal prepared by my mum, Maryam who I…

July 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Skyteam Lounge; Dubai International Airport

Travel | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Travel

Skyteam Lounge; Dubai International Airport

Now open in Dubai's Terminal 1, Concourse D, the Skyteam lounge is an architectural masterpiece. A bright lounge beautifully decorated with stripes of wood takes on a journey around a labyrinth…

June 03, 2018 | Travel | Dubai

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Taste Lebanon in Dubai, the Manouche of dreams! I'm in love with this place. Must try for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

Ibn AlBahr: A Taste of Lebanon in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Ibn AlBahr: A Taste of Lebanon in Dubai

A meal at Ibn AlBahr truly transports you back to the shores of Lebanon.   The view of the beach, a table full of exceptional mezzes and grilled fish along with the company of Family…

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai

Ayamna: The Palm Lebanese Restaurant, Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Ayamna: The Palm Lebanese Restaurant, Dubai

So many of us still yearn for flavors that are deeply rooted in our childhood, ones that are connected to treasured memories delicately built with family and loved ones, amidst settings that are…

June 03, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Flooka: Renowned Lebanese Seafood in Dubai

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UAE

May 27, 2018

Restaurants

Flooka: Renowned Lebanese Seafood in Dubai

At Flooka, you will experience the best in Mediterranean seafood with a Lebanese twist. The chefs offer seafood mezze such as makanek - traditional Lebanese mini sausages, made the Flooka way with…

May 27, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai

Logma: Heritage Emirati Food with a Touch of Modernism in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Restaurants

Logma: Heritage Emirati Food with a Touch of Modernism in Dubai

Bite into the UAE’s delicious culinary treasures at this #DubaiHiddenGem. The folks at Logma proudly share the rich heritage of Emirati and Khaleeji cuisine in a friendly, authentic setting,…

May 27, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Zaroob: Fast Casual Bites from the Levant in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Restaurants

Zaroob: Fast Casual Bites from the Levant in Dubai

ZAROOB, literally translates to “small alley”. It is a concept inspired by the traditional street food vendors found around the Levant region. ZAROOB captures the best and most authentic…

May 27, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Kaakunada: My Favorite Lebanese Kaak in Dubai and Amazing Knefeh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kaakunada: My Favorite Lebanese Kaak in Dubai and Amazing Knefeh

Rinnoo; Kaakunada is a Lebanese concept in Dubai that serves fresh authentic Lebanese sesame seeds; kaak with different flavors as well as fresh lemonade from the barrel.   You can't…

May 27, 2018 | Reviews | Dubai

Kuwait International Airport

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GCC

May 27, 2018

Travel

Kuwait International Airport

Kuwait International Airport is located in Farwaniya, Kuwait, 15.5 kilometers south of Kuwait City, spread over an area of 37.7 square kilometers. It serves as the primary hub for Kuwait…

May 27, 2018 | Travel | Kuwait

Experience the Royal Wedding Cake at Magnolia Bakery Dubai

Spotted Stories | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 16, 2018

Spotted Stories

Experience the Royal Wedding Cake at Magnolia Bakery Dubai

Royalists and Royal Wedding fans based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi can celebrate the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with cakes that will match the Royal Wedding cake itself. The…

May 16, 2018 | Dubai

Via Vita: A Casual Italian in Dubai

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 13, 2018

Restaurants

Via Vita: A Casual Italian in Dubai

Imagine the streets of Southern Italy where all your senses are tickled by LA DOLCE VITA taste the comfort of Nonna’s authentic cooking see the colors of the freshest ingredients smell the…

May 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Five Guys Muscat, Oman: I Love The Concept, Decor and Burger!

Restaurants | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

May 13, 2018

Restaurants

Five Guys Muscat, Oman: I Love The Concept, Decor and Burger!

Five Guys is a family business started by the Murrell family and, as the name suggests, includes five sons, the “five guys.” With its first opening 30 years ago near Washington DC, Five…

May 13, 2018 | Recommended | Oman

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

April 30, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Dar Hamad Restaurant: Gourmet and Upscale in Kuwait

You cannot visit Kuwait without having a meal at Dar Hamad; that statement is evident in 2016 on my last visit to Kuwait and reconfirmed while having lunch this week. Dar Hamad is Kuwait’s…

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Kuwait

Economy Class Onboard Emirates Airlines

Airlines | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 30, 2018

Airlines

Economy Class Onboard Emirates Airlines

It’s the service, the attention, and the food but most importantly the relaxing seats with enough legroom to put your legs one on top of the other. With its large screen, electrical plug and…

April 30, 2018 | Travel | Dubai

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