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

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

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

Hotels | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

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

International Cuisine | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

International Cuisine

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eataly; Your Italian Stop at Dubai Festival City

Italian | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Italian

Eataly; Your Italian Stop at Dubai Festival City

It’s a challenge, a personal challenge called “Eataly”; visit them all before I die one at the time. After New York, Roma, Milano, Dubai, and Istanbul among others I probably…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

SALT: Dubai’s Famous Burger is a Must Try

Burgers | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Burgers

SALT: Dubai’s Famous Burger is a Must Try

They say you can’t visit Dubai without having a burger at SALT! SALT is Dubai’s favorite burger as claimed by many, famous for a couple of years now. Located on Jumeirah public beach,…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2018

Hotels

InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai

Spending ten days in Dubai, the Intercontinental Residence Suites was a great choice: A wide apartment, great views on Burj Khalifa and a minute from the Festival City mall. Towering over the…

March 06, 2018 | Reviews | Dubai

When NoGarlicNoOnions Visits Dubai!

Mechwar Videos | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 17, 2018

Mechwar Videos

When NoGarlicNoOnions Visits Dubai!

When we visited Dubai... 10 days, 30 restaurants visited, endless creative Lebanese concepts! Amazing stories to tell...

February 17, 2018 | Travel | Dubai

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

Airlines | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 20, 2017

Airlines

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

The Draft House is a friendly and fun vintage-inspired, collegiate sports-themed bar. Whether travelers are avid sports fans or just looking for a home-like atmosphere to unwind in before their…

December 20, 2017 | Airports | Dubai

Game of Thrones Cake Creates Buzz in Dubai

News

July 14, 2017

News

Game of Thrones Cake Creates Buzz in Dubai

As a Game of Thrones fan, you'll be interested in this piece of news... Or should we say piece of cake. In time for the show's new season debut, a Dubai bakery has curated a super expensive cake…

July 14, 2017

The World's Most Expensive 'Aged' Chocolate

Chocolate

February 16, 2017

Chocolate

The World's Most Expensive 'Aged' Chocolate

Aged To’ak chocolate, made from the rarest and most ancient Nacional cacao, is allegedly the world’s most expensive ‘aged’ chocolate, priced at $270 (AED992) per 50 grams bar…

February 16, 2017 | Spotted Stories

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 18, 2016

American

Applebee's: A Worldwide Positive Change Starts in Dubai

What I remember about Applebee's is nothing positive. The one in Lebanon has even closed down a while back. All I can remember about Applebee’s in Lebanon was their commercial menu, their low…

October 18, 2016 | Burgers | Dubai

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 13, 2016

American

Last Exit E11: A Stunning Idea!

Inspired by the famous Route 66 and the American street food truck culture, an innovative concept has recently opened on the highway that links Dubai to AbuDhabi. Although it is called Last Exist,…

October 13, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

W Hotel Dubai Officially Opens For Business (Name Changed)

News

July 01, 2016

News

W Hotel Dubai Officially Opens For Business (Name Changed)

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Starwood Hotels and Resorts has officially opened its doors to the public in the UAE with the opening of W Hotel Dubai – Al Habtoor City on Sheikh Zayed Road.…

July 01, 2016

The Hotel That Offers The Fastest Internet in the World

Hotels

November 20, 2015

Hotels

The Hotel That Offers The Fastest Internet in the World

A new hotel in Abu Dhabi is said to be offering the fastest Internet speed of any hotel in the world. Jannah Burj Al Sarab located in Mina Street say they recently had their bandwidth upgraded to 1.2…

November 20, 2015

Legoland Hotel Planned to Open in Dubai

News

May 26, 2015

News

Legoland Hotel Planned to Open in Dubai

Leave it to Dubai to get the region some of the world's best things... A Lego-themed hotel will be built in Dubai as part of plans to expand the Legoland Dubai theme park. The Hotel is expected…

May 26, 2015

World’s Largest Roller Coaster Restaurant Opens In Abu Dhabi

News

December 07, 2014

News

World’s Largest Roller Coaster Restaurant Opens In Abu Dhabi

Everything is bigger, always biggest, tallest... in the UAE. Now we can add another bigger to the list... the new and biggest Roller Coaster Restaurant in the world. Check this article out... Abu…

December 07, 2014

Fine, Gourmet, Organic and Luxury Food Trade Platform has Grown 200% in Five Years

News

October 25, 2014

News

Fine, Gourmet, Organic and Luxury Food Trade Platform has Grown 200% in Five Years

More than 100 specialist exhibitors from 24 countries will attempt to tap into the region’s growing appetite for fine, gourmet, organic and luxury foods when the fifth annual Speciality Food…

October 25, 2014

Dubai to Build World's Largest Airport

Airports

September 15, 2014

Airports

Dubai to Build World's Largest Airport

The leader of Dubai has approved spending $32 billion to expand the city’s second airport in the hopes it will become the world’s biggest. Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central…

September 15, 2014

Yum! These Catwalk Cupcakes Look Delicious

Spotted Stories

July 26, 2014

Spotted Stories

Yum! These Catwalk Cupcakes Look Delicious

“I’ll take that delicious shoe in blueberry and that one in vanilla and, oh! That scrumptious handbag, please, one in chocolate and one in pistachio!” Dreamed up by the culinary team in…

July 26, 2014

Mall of the World: Largest Shopping Centre on the Planet Unveiled in Dubai

News

July 08, 2014

News

Mall of the World: Largest Shopping Centre on the Planet Unveiled in Dubai

Dubai is preparing plans to build the world’s largest mall under a giant glass dome in what ranks among the emirate’s most ambitious projects ever planned. It is part of a strategy to boost Dubai’s…

July 08, 2014

World’s Largest Underwater Theme Park Planned in Dubai

News

July 07, 2014

News

World’s Largest Underwater Theme Park Planned in Dubai

A new underwater attraction in Dubai, apparently inspired by Pirates of the Caribbean, aims to attract scuba diving and snorkelling tourists to the emirates. The Pearl of Dubai, set in the…

July 07, 2014

Madinat Jumeirah Dubai Celebrates 10th Anniversary

News

June 17, 2014

News

Madinat Jumeirah Dubai Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai is set to mark its tenth anniversary with six months of incredible events, offers and initiatives starting in June. The celebration will culminate with a…

June 17, 2014

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

News

May 07, 2014

News

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

The Arab Spring brought into focus the economic underpinnings of instability in the Middle East.  In a region where over one in four youth is unemployed, how well people can afford a basic meal is a…

May 07, 2014

With Etihad You Can Lounge and Have Your Butler

Travel

May 05, 2014

Travel

With Etihad You Can Lounge and Have Your Butler

Etihad, the Abu Dhabi-based national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has created the closest thing to having you own private jet on its commercial flights. It’s called ‘The Residence’ – a…

May 05, 2014 | Airlines

T.G.I Friday’s Festival City, Dubai

Reviews | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

April 26, 2014

Reviews

T.G.I Friday’s Festival City, Dubai

Following on the footsteps of Hard Rock Cafe, T.G.I. is closing in Lebanon. T.G.I. will be missed especially its Jack Daniel's Tennessee sauce, which I managed to find at some of the better…

April 26, 2014 | Restaurants | UAE

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

Hotels | Ras al-Khaimah UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 14, 2014

Hotels

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

A long day out in the desert majestically ended with a close encounter with luxury that can only be offered at Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel - one of the finest resorts I've visited to date. This hotel…

April 14, 2014 | Recommended | Ras al-Khaimah

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

Italian | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

March 27, 2014

Italian

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

I stayed at the Media One hotel for few days during a recent business trip to Dubai. I wanted to try out this hotel inside out - their restaurant, their breakfast buffet as well as all the details…

March 27, 2014 | Restaurants | UAE

Media One Hotel, Dubai: A Fresh Place with Enjoyable Colors

Hotels | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

March 23, 2014

Hotels

Media One Hotel, Dubai: A Fresh Place with Enjoyable Colors

Colors and more colors follow you all around the Media One Hotel in Dubai. The minute you walk into the lobby, into the black elevators and around the corridors that lead to your room - you are…

March 23, 2014 | Reviews | UAE

Manhattan New York Grill, The Grand Hyatt Dubai

Reviews | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

March 21, 2014

Reviews

Manhattan New York Grill, The Grand Hyatt Dubai

I was craving for some good meat and while visiting a friend staying at The Grand Hyatt, the Manhattan Grill seemed like a good choice. Serving up different cuts of US prime beef, Manhattan…

March 21, 2014 | Recommended | UAE

Johnny Rockets Dubai: Not Something I'll Repeat Again

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 19, 2014

American

Johnny Rockets Dubai: Not Something I'll Repeat Again

The last time I tried Johnny Rockets was in March 2012 during a visit to Riyadh. Back then, the experience was exactly as I had expected it to be - juicy fatty and oily. A burger exactly like the…

March 19, 2014 | Burgers | Dubai

Sass Cafe Now Open in Dubai

News

March 14, 2014

News

Sass Cafe Now Open in Dubai

Monaco based Sass Café announces its soft-opening on March 19th. The launch sees famed restaurateur, Salvador “Sassa” Treves and son Samy Sass partner with hospitality pioneers…

March 14, 2014

Breakfast at The Media One Hotel, Dubai

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 11, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Media One Hotel, Dubai

With a long day ahead in Dubai city, a rich breakfast is a must. Waking up very early, I went down to the eighth floor to have some coffee and grab a few things to eat before heading out. Breakfast…

March 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Dubai

Emirates Palace Becomes First Hotel in Middle East to Deploy Gigabit Wi-Fi

News

March 04, 2014

News

Emirates Palace Becomes First Hotel in Middle East to Deploy Gigabit Wi-Fi

Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s most prestigious hotels, is the first hotel in the Middle East to deploy a 802.11ac wireless network allowing guests to use gigabit wireless across…

March 04, 2014

Mall of The Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Deira City Centre Becomes Foodie’s Paradise at Dubai Food Festival

News

February 27, 2014

News

Mall of The Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Deira City Centre Becomes Foodie’s Paradise at Dubai Food Festival

As the city awaits the mouth-watering Dubai Food Festival, Majid Al Futtaim’s shopping malls in Dubai are organizing a stellar line-up of exciting food-themed entertainment, activities and in-mall…

February 27, 2014

Taste of Dubai 2014

News

February 27, 2014

News

Taste of Dubai 2014

Held at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre from 13-15 March 2014, the 7th annual Taste of Dubai attracts crowds of foodies and their families. Year on year, crowds are drawn by the fabulous food, drink…

February 27, 2014

Introducing Iris Dubai’s Saturday Chill-Out Sessions

Spotted Stories

February 19, 2014

Spotted Stories

Introducing Iris Dubai’s Saturday Chill-Out Sessions

Every Saturday at Iris Dubai, soak in the sunset and indulge in Italian inspired delicacies for the ultimate rooftop appertivo experience. Escape the rush of the bustling city life and join us…

February 19, 2014

Condé Nast's GQ Bar Opens in Dubai

News

February 13, 2014

News

Condé Nast's GQ Bar Opens in Dubai

A while back we mentioned that GQ Restaurant will be opening in Dubai soon and it finally has. Located in the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai, the modern and sophisticated GQ Bar…

February 13, 2014

Dubai Mall Number One Visited Mall in the World

News

January 30, 2014

News

Dubai Mall Number One Visited Mall in the World

Dubai Mall attracted 75 million visitors in 2013, making it the most visited retail destination in the world for the third consecutive year, according to a statement from the mall’s developer Emaar…

January 30, 2014

Dubai Mall Welcomes Top Parisian Tearoom Boutique: Angelina

News

October 21, 2013

News

Dubai Mall Welcomes Top Parisian Tearoom Boutique: Angelina

Angelina, the most famous tearoom boutique from Paris is set to open this November in Dubai Mall’s prestigious Fashion Avenue. The concept which was born in 1903 brings together classic…

October 21, 2013

The new Philips HomeCooker in Collaboration with World Renowned Chef

News

October 08, 2013

News

The new Philips HomeCooker in Collaboration with World Renowned Chef

Jamie Oliver, the world-renowned chef, and Philips, the electronics giant, have joined forces to launch the revolutionary Philips HomeCooker. The new product is specially designed to offer an…

October 08, 2013

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