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

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 20, 2019

American

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

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

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

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 15, 2019

American

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

The Big Reveal: Inside the Coca-Cola Arena Dubai

News | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 17, 2019

News

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

Coca-Cola Arena: Meet the Biggest Indoor State-of-the-Art Venue in Dubai

News

April 09, 2019

News

Coca-Cola Arena: Meet the Biggest Indoor State-of-the-Art Venue in Dubai

Meraas, a diversified Dubai-based holding company has signed a 10-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for the exclusive naming rights for Dubai’s first and biggest indoor, multipurpose…

April 09, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Emirates Wins Best First Class at 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards

Airlines

April 09, 2019

Airlines

Emirates Wins Best First Class at 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Awards

Emirates has been awarded Best First Class in the world at the 2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Airlines. The airline also clinched several other awards including Best…

April 09, 2019 | News

I Scream: Innovative and Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Dubai

Ice Cream & Gelato | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

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

‘Drawing Lines’ art book launches in Dubai, reveals Lebanese identity through street art

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 18, 2019

News

‘Drawing Lines’ art book launches in Dubai, reveals Lebanese identity through street art

‘Drawing Lines’, an art book that depicts the diversity and undaunted spiritof Lebanese identity, launches in the UAE, at Cities Dubai in Galleria Mall on 27thand 28thFebruary 2019. With…

February 18, 2019 | Lebanon

MAISON PIERRE MARCOLINI OPENS IN DUBAI

Chocolate | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 09, 2019

Chocolate

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

Events | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 09, 2019

Events

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

Events | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

January 23, 2019

Events

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

Popular | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

January 07, 2019

Popular

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 31, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

News | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 11, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Airports | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 25, 2018

Airports

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

Marks & Spencer Launches Meat in Dubai for the Very First Time

News

November 25, 2018

News

Marks & Spencer Launches Meat in Dubai for the Very First Time

Marks & Spencer and Al-Futtaim have an exciting announcement for customers in Dubai, UAE, with the introduction of its very first range of meat and poultry, available in selected Marks &…

November 25, 2018

Social House Dubai: A Beautiful Place Serving a Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Fish & Seafood | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

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

International Cuisine | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

International Cuisine

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Asian/Chinese | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Asian/Chinese

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

Chez Charles: The Ingredient is Passion

French | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

French

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

Airports | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 17, 2018

Airports

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

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

News

September 03, 2018

News

L’ARTISAN DU BURGER ARRIVES IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Authentic, artisanal and unique Michelin Guide-listed concept makes its international debut with a flagship venue in the Dubai Mall L’Artisan du Burger, the quality…

September 03, 2018

Prime Grill Dubai: The Tomahawk Ribeye and the Brownie Sundae

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

July 13, 2018

American

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

July 13, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Airports | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Airports

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

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

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

Fish & Seafood | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Fish & Seafood

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Fish & Seafood | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Fish & Seafood

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 27, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Via Vita: A Casual Italian in Dubai

Italian | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 13, 2018

Italian

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

The Intercontinental Hotel of Festival City Impresses Me Every Time

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 29, 2018

Hotels

The Intercontinental Hotel of Festival City Impresses Me Every Time

I’ve been here three times already and still feel like writing a review like if it was the first. I love it here on all fronts, the attention, the decor, the room amenities and morning…

April 29, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Dubai Beach Canteen 2018

Events | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 31, 2018

Events

Dubai Beach Canteen 2018

The Beach Canteen is back for the full length of this year’s Festival at the popular Kite Beach in Jumeirah! Featuring home-grown restaurant concepts and one celebrity chef pop-up in line…

March 31, 2018 | Street Food | Dubai

The Cheesecake Factory Dubai; The Sweet Desserts

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 20, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

The Cheesecake Factory Dubai; The Sweet Desserts

Craving a cheesecake, this place is the best place to be! I’ve been to the one at the Dubai mall, San Francisco and Beirut enjoying the traditional cheesecake as well as the loaded creations…

March 20, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Breakfast at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City is the Richest I’ve Seen

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City is the Richest I’ve Seen

The biggest, the richest and the cleanest breakfast I’ve seen is more of an all-day lunch buffet than a simple morning treat; you dream of it, it exists! Anything you might imagine, the buffet…

March 15, 2018 | Hotels | Dubai

La Perle: An Amazing Experience in Dubai

News | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

News

La Perle: An Amazing Experience in Dubai

With its one-of-a-kind theatre built in the heart of Al Habtoor City, La Perle is the region’s first resident show, featuring a cast of 65 artists, each bringing their own unique set of…

March 13, 2018 | Dubai

The W Hotel, Dubai; I Love the Brand and the Experience (Hotel Name Changed)

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Hotels

The W Hotel, Dubai; I Love the Brand and the Experience (Hotel Name Changed)

The W, is a brand I love, a hotel I first visited five years ago when traveling to Istanbul. I love the colors and the vibes, the perfection of things and attention to details. Purple and pink neon…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

The Sheraton Hotel Jumeirah Beach Resort

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Hotels

The Sheraton Hotel Jumeirah Beach Resort

Arriving at 2 am, the receptionist was waiting for me, greeting and welcoming me with my name. Welcome, Mr. Rahayel. I was checked-in and shown to my room to discover, in 2018 a smoking facility. In…

March 13, 2018 | Reviews | Dubai

Big Fernand, Paris’ Famous Hamburger Lands in Dubai

Burgers | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Burgers

Big Fernand, Paris’ Famous Hamburger Lands in Dubai

From the busy streets of Paris to the cosmopolitan city of Dubai, Big Fernand -my favorite burger in Paris opens at Dubai Festival City. Being a fan of this famous French burger chain, I…

March 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Sugar Factory: Hardcore Food, Fun, Colors and Positivity in Dubai

International Cuisine | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

International Cuisine

Sugar Factory: Hardcore Food, Fun, Colors and Positivity in Dubai

When a place is called “Sugar”, prepare yourself to have a rush. Sugar and sweet things is what they do, with portions that are heavier and bigger than “The Cheesecake…

March 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

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