Traditional culinary experiences: Turkish Village Restaurant

Shereen Shabnam Recently we ventured to the Award-winning Turkish Village Restaurant to sample their diverse range of unique authentic culinary experiences that included especially curated dishes blending authentic Turkish ingredients and flavors, complete with the much-loved art of Turkish hospitality. … Continue reading Traditional culinary experiences: Turkish Village Restaurant

Traditional culinary experience at Turkish Village

Rajaa Galadari Last week we ventured to the Turkish Village Restaurant on Beach Road for a BBQ with specially curated side dishes that blends authentic Turkish ingredients and flavors. It was a fun, social afternoon with a group of foodies. … Continue reading Traditional culinary experience at Turkish Village

Remaking History – The legendary Queen Elizabeth 2

Shereen Shabnam Before the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) ship started a new chapter in her storied history as a floating hotel, dining and entertainment destination in Dubai, I got a glimpse of the interior in all its glory during a tour with our then design team.  With the highly anticipated international interest, it was a delight to be one of the first on the ship when it docked in Dubai and then seeing it refurbished and reinvented as a legendary vessel that is a must-see tourism destination, in a city renowned for its world-class attractions. The world-famous cruise liner, which … Continue reading Remaking History – The legendary Queen Elizabeth 2

Kitch, a hybrid delivery-focused cloud-kitchen and premium store-front operator, launches in Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Walid Hajj, recognised food and beverage (F&B) industry leader, founder of Cravia and the driving force behind its success story, together with co-founder Fahad Alhokair, a Saudi entrepreneur and founder of Veda Holding, a company that focuses on start-ups in tech, retail, real estate, logistics and now F&B, has officially launched the region’s first hybrid, delivery-focused, cloud kitchen and premium store-front operator, Kitch, in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Kitch, a brand-name coined to represent two important aspects of the business – kitchen and technology, makes its foray into the F&B sector with privately raised capital of US$15 million. The tech-integrated, virtual … Continue reading Kitch, a hybrid delivery-focused cloud-kitchen and premium store-front operator, launches in Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Modern bistro bar, The Hidden Hog opens in DIFC

Tucked away in the heart of DIFC, a concealed gem is ready to be discovered The Hidden Hog, a modern bistro bar serving elevated traditional European cuisine, has opened its doors in the heart of Dubai’s thriving financial district, ready to be discovered. We tried the seafood menu and loved it even though the restaurant is more geared towards meat eaters. For my friends who tried the meat option, The Hidden Hog is a must-try venue offering quintessential dishes that have been created with love by Italian Chef Enrico Paiola. It is the first and only venue in DIFC to … Continue reading Modern bistro bar, The Hidden Hog opens in DIFC

SAVOUR A HEALTHY AFTERNOON TEA AT THE RETREAT PALM DUBAI

Head down to Chapters at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel to enjoy a sumptuous and healthy afternoon tea. Guests can choose from Keto, Paleo-Friendly or 100% Vegan afternoon tea with a variety of healthy mini sandwiches, snacks, and guilt-free sweet delights, paired with Chapters’ signature Matcha, Beetroot or Charcoal Latte and a rich selection of organic teas! Priced at AED140 per person, the afternoon tea is available daily from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The hotel is offering a special 30% discount until November 30, 2020. For bookings and more information, visit theretreatpalmdubai.com or call +971(0) 4 524 … Continue reading SAVOUR A HEALTHY AFTERNOON TEA AT THE RETREAT PALM DUBAI

Let’s Organic Restaurant & Café now in Jumeriah

By Shereen Shabnam Last week we ventured into Jumeirah and tried out the Let’s Organic restaurant & café for dinner. It is a unique venture conceptualized byLet’s Organics introducing a 100% organic menu; the restaurant offers exquisite Mediterranean and Italian … Continue reading Let’s Organic Restaurant & Café now in Jumeriah