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LULU World Food 2021 features themed global cuisine kiosks

LuLu, the largest hypermarket chain in the region is launching its annual Food Food extravaganza, ‘Lulu World Food 2021’, a two-week festival until the 9th of March 2021 featuring new and timeless food concepts, contests and celebrities. Themed around cuisine from … Continue reading LULU World Food 2021 features themed global cuisine kiosks

Al Bandar Rotana is recognized by TripAdvisor as the best hotel for 2021.

Al Bandar Rotana, a luxury five-star hotel with a prime waterfront, has been recognized by TripAdvisor, world’s largest travel platform, as one of the best tourism establishments in terms of service, quality, customer satisfaction for 2021. Ayman Ashor, Cluster General … Continue reading Al Bandar Rotana is recognized by TripAdvisor as the best hotel for 2021.

Catfish’s Summer Body Makeover Menu

Got summer body goals? We got you. Summer in Dubai is sizzling up with the vibrant new introduction of Catfish Lean; our flavor-packed under 600 Kcal menu validated by an accredited dietician and nutritionist. Catfish Lean will see the introduction of lighter versions of our classic warm balanced bowls, so you can enjoy our signature Jollof flavors in portioned controlled sizes, balanced with plant-powered ingredients, which are built to nourish and satisfy without skimping on the vibrant burst of flavors West African cuisine has to offer. In addition, our fufu bowls will also include low-carb options to pair with our … Continue reading Catfish’s Summer Body Makeover Menu

Sumptuous Uzbek cuisine in Dubai

ZOR at the Pointe on the Palm brings hearty flavours to Dubai By Shereen Shabnam Before the summer heat came upon us, we headed to the Palm Jumeirah to explore the Pointe and sample delicacies at ZOR, which means Excellent! In Uzbek. Sitting outdoors in the evening meant we had front row views of the fountain while dining and enjoy the best mezze in the city with an equally indulgent selection of main courses and desserts. ZOR’s vision is to bring the best of Uzbek food and culture to Dubai on a plate and they stay true to their word. … Continue reading Sumptuous Uzbek cuisine in Dubai

Maknoon – Olive Oil Royalty reaches UAE

Maknoon marks the majestic arrival of its treasured oil for the first time in UAE. There is olive oil, good olive oil, excellent olive oil and then there is the luxury hand-pressed extra virgin Maknoon olive oil. The name, translated, means cherished and this applies to the olives themselves. Appearing in UAE in March, this oil is a culmination of the passion, dedication and adherence to tradition of the Levant dating back millennia. Some of the trees in the groves are two thousand years old, handed down from generation to generation, bearing the very finest, pure fruit in groves warmed … Continue reading Maknoon – Olive Oil Royalty reaches UAE

Be Limitless this Ramadan with ALL – Accor Live Limitless

Novotel World Trade Centre organised a special evening to launch their roster of activities which will be rolled out throughout the month of Ramadan The mood of the evening was set by the masterpieces created by the artists of Funun Arts. The paintings interpreted the theme, “Sahar: Let’s begin the Holy Month of Ramadan with New Hopes. The event, which brought together partners, social media influencers and members of the media, also launched a series of activities for the Midscale & Economy Brands located in of the Gulf Region for Accor’s  lifestyle loyalty program ALL – Accor Live Limitless. ALL … Continue reading Be Limitless this Ramadan with ALL – Accor Live Limitless

Experience authentic Ramadan experiences at Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay

Celebrate the holy month of Ramadan enjoying authentic traditional Bahraini dishes at Café Délices, an exquisite Coffee Lounge and Eatery at the Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay, facing the Dubai Water Canal on Al Abraj Street, Business Bay. The cosy restaurant, perfect for visitors seeking an excellent location to unwind over authentic Bahraini cuisine has curated a special Ramadan menu designed to bring friends and loved ones together.  The Ramadan Iftar at Café Delices is offered at AED99 per person while the Sohour Set Menus are offered at AED 90 per guest. The Ramadan Ghabgha Snacks Menu at Café Delices … Continue reading Experience authentic Ramadan experiences at Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay

Historic Grandeur: Dubrovnik, Croatia

By Shereen Shabnam Dubrovnik in Croatia is a city for all seasons and one of the world’s most prominent tourist destinations. Surrounded by unique medieval ramparts, Dubrovnik attracts visitors for its rich history, mild climate, traditional hospitality and its many festivals, open-air events and architectural treasures. I spent a few days exploring Dubrovnik, a UNESCO registered protected world heritage site during the evening and enjoyed the charm of bustling streets, historic buildings, colourful art and different cultural events. Walking along the promenade during the day meant coming across various art and artefacts on sale as well as live music performances. The … Continue reading Historic Grandeur: Dubrovnik, Croatia

On The Road in Andalusia

Seville, Granada and Cordoba By Shereen Shabnam Ever since I bought a home in Spain, visiting Andalusia, a Moorish empire named for Al-Andalus (Arabic for “land of the west”) has always been top of my agenda to immerse myself in the history and character of the Iberian Peninsula. My last Andalusian road adventure lasted three weeks filled wandering through narrow, white washed alleys, relaxing siesta, tapas bars, historical monuments, lush green gardens and so much more. I drove to over nine cities but my experiences in Seville, Granada and Cordoba were the most memorable. Seville I started my journey from … Continue reading On The Road in Andalusia

Palatial Opulence: Corinthia Hotel London

By Shereen Shabnam London is always a good idea … and the place you select to stay in makes the London experience that much better and in my case, there are three hotels that I select each time, one of which is the Corinthia Hotel London, rated amongst London’s finest 5-star luxury hotels. I love the fact that this palatial property combines traditional grandeur with modern freshness and the luxuriously redesigned Victorian destination is ideally located in the heart of London, a short walk from many of the city’s major attractions. The primary reason I selected this property was to … Continue reading Palatial Opulence: Corinthia Hotel London

A RARE Experience

By Shereen Shabnam During one of my manic days, I had a chance to escape to Meliã Desert Palm Dubai to have a private lunch at RARE with a Swiss brand and fell in love with the simple yet lush fare.  Located on an extensive polo estate, the resort is nestled amidst lush polo fields and sitting at the patio and the view from RARE, a restaurant that is known for the best steaks in town, offers an oasis of calm. We started our meet and greet outside sipping detox mocktails before the lunch. I always judge a chef by … Continue reading A RARE Experience