experience a culinary exploration at KIZA Restaurant & Lounge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Business over lunch? Absolutely! Food is an essential combo to sustain our ever-evolving culture of doing business. KIZA Restaurant & Lounge at DIFC launches Business Lunch to cater to corporate executives across busy commercial districts.
This fine dining Pan African restaurant creates a menu that transcends African culinary experience; it evokes comfort and satisfaction with every bite. From 12noon to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday, KIZA serves a well-crafted combination of one starter, main course and a beverage, all for just AED 40. Within 20 minutes, lunch is ready and served. Using quality ingredients and traditional techniques, great care is taken crafting every dish to ......read more
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
Address: Anajaimat - Dibba Rd - Fujairah
Phone: 09 244 9000
Fujairah’s famous surf-and-turf restaurant is ready to perk up your summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15, August 2019: Soak in summer days with golden sand, blue waters and tasty eats at Gonu Bar & Grill, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort’s popular beach-front restaurant. Combining its much-loved seafood with exotic flavours, diners at Gonu can enjoy a plateful of seafood paella, for just AED 40! Prepared with traditional ingredients and loaded with the finest selection of crustaceans, and assorted shellfish, the fragrant paella promises an indulgent Friday lunch at Gonu.
With recommended grape or hops pairing, for AED 60, and the ultimate serving of seafood paella, the culinary ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14, August 2019: When Marks & Spencer launched its first ever vegan-friendly line – Plant Kitchen earlier this year, which included scrumptious Cauliflower Popcorn, Tikka Masala & Rice, Mushroom Pie, as well as Green Apple and Peanut Butter Dip, shoppers went crazy for it.
Now, due to such popular demand, the range has been increased to include a selection of new products, including hearty, Mexican-inspired vegan burgers to sausages, meat-free nuggets to falafel, dahl to stew, coleslaw to quinoa rice, wholegrain and Edamame to Moroccan style grains, as well as delicious dairy-free milks. Whether shoppers are going veggie, avoiding meat and dairy, or simply enjoy incorporating more plant-based foods into their diet, the new Marks & Spencer Plant Kitchen vegan range makes ......read more
Complimentary drinks and dining discounts until 31 August
Dubai, 6 August 2019: Fancy a fun night out with the girls? Let your hair down at the perfect Ladies’ Nights at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, every week night until 31 August.
Enjoy diverse cuisines, complimentary drinks and dining discounts at 13 participating venues from Monday to Thursday (all prices include VAT):
• Ena: original Greek cuisine in a contemporary setting offering three free beverages and 15 per cent off food, 7 pm to 12 midnight;
• Kyo: fresh flavours of Japan offering four complimentary drinks, 8 pm to 11 pm.
• Chalet Berezka: epicurean taste adventure with a Social Harbour offering five complimentary drinks, ......read more
• Madrooba, balaleet, and saloona on board the International Space Station
• AlMansoori organises Emirati cultural night for astronauts aboard the International Space Station
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 06, August 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Hazzaa AlMansoori, the UAE’s first astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on September 25, will host a traditional Emirati food night at the station. AlMansoori will be dressed in the traditional Emirati clothes, and will offer his fellow astronauts will be offered three Emirati foods; madrooba, saloona, and balaleet. The event will be the first of its kind, and for the first time they would taste the Arab cuisine, especially the Khaleeji cuisine, in a non-gravitational ......read more
01 August, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Located by the spell-binding shores of Dubai Creek, Doors Freestyle Grill, the ultimate lifestyle dining experience, is all set for a royal feast that encapsulates the spirit of Eid Al Adha by encouraging diners to give back to the society.
To make this occasion truly special for everyone, Doors Freestyle Grill is giving you an opportunity to indulge for a good cause. Unlike a regular decadent Eid buffet, Doors Freestyle Grill will be serving only an a la carte menu throughout the four days of Eid. Diners will be entitled to receive an exclusive 15%, giving them the option to either utilize it themselves or to donate that amount to charity.
Commenting on the initiation of this noble collaboration, the Head Chef at Doors Freestyle Grill, Chef Kemal said, “It is imperative to keep the ......read more
** Enjoy another special evening at BFF with a selection of the finest South African food and drinks, Live DJ and more! **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01, August 2019: Join BFF on Friday 9th August for an evening of South African fun as the venue celebrates all things fun and flavoursome from this fabulous country!
From 6:00pm onwards, you can take advantage of some unbelievable offers starting with 10 drinks for just AED200! Choose from South African specials such as Klippes & Cola, Savanna Dry, Savanna Light, Springbokkies and Melktertjies.
Savour every bit of BFF's traditional South African offerings with gastro-delights including Wors Pap En Sous, Lamb Potjie and Buffalo Burger. For dessert you can enjoy a sharing dish of Melktert.
Special guest, DJ ......read more
Shake Shack’s Newest Limited-Edition Offerings to Debut in the UAE on Tuesday, July 30
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Cheesy does it! Shake Shack is excited to reveal its latest limited-edition menu, available beginning Tuesday, July 30 across all UAE Shacks.
New additions to the menu include CheddarShack - a hamburger made with a 100% all-natural Angus beef patty, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon and Cheddar Chicken - a crispy chicken breast, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon.
Hot dog lovers can enjoy the Veal Bacon Cheddar Dog - an all-beef hot dog with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and bits of veal bacon, which would go perfectly with the Veal Bacon Cheese Fries - crinkle-cut fries topped with Shack cheese sauce ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: This summer, soak in the breezy vibes of Fujairah’s beaches at its famous, family friendly beach resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah. With the promise of unmatched outdoor adventures and romantic getaways, the iconic beach resort is all set to roll out exciting offers that is sure to spoil you and your partner for choices.
Combining the breath-taking beauty of the UAE’s East coast with Le Méridien Al Aqah’s exquisite offerings, the luxury beach resort’s Summer Stay promotion starts from May 1 till the end of September, in line with Marriott Summer promotions. Taking its offerings a notch higher, Marriott Bonvoy members can enjoy a discount of 25% on room bookings while non-members can avail a 15% discount when booking their room at the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: The agreement gives Arla Foods (“Arla”) the license to use the Kraft® brand for the next 12 years in the Middle East on the cheese portfolio recently acquired by Arla from Mondeléz International.
The markets covered by the license agreement include Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritius, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen and the Seychelles.
“We are pleased to reach this agreement with Kraft Heinz. It secures an important continuation of the business we have acquired, which is also good news for the millions of consumers in the region who know and love the Kraft branded cheese products. Combining the Kraft cheese portfolio with our own Puck® range will make us a leader in the cheese category ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: Domino’s Pizza, the number 1 pizza brand across the world, opened its distinguished store at Mueweilah, Sharjah. The store is located in a residential and university area, and has a huge number of residents and students. The store aims to satisfy the palates of pizza lovers in the neighborhood.
The new store features a refreshingly modern Italian design concept, along with a unique open kitchen to give customers a candid view of their orders being prepared. Every aspect of the store, including the interiors and colors are in line with the vibrant theme, complementing customers' taste and preference. Customers can opt to enjoy their favourite pizzas dining in or at the comfort of their home by just easily ordering at DOMINOS.COM.
Domino's Pizza, the recognised ......read more
Saturday, 15 June 2019: To celebrate the summer season and the return of the hugely popular S’mores Frappuccino, Starbucks commissioned a professional sand sculptor to create a giant Fappuccino cup sculpture made out of sand. Measuring 3 metres in height using X tonnes of sand, the impressive installation was on display at La Mer for one day only, to the amazement of passers-by at the popular beach spot.
Starbucks’ blended beverages started their journey with the launch of a cold, slushy drink made using a soft-swirl machine called the Frappuccino. The idea was to bring in non-coffee drinkers in as new customers in the peak of summer, looking for something cold!
Starbucks is bringing back the S’mores Frappuccino due to popular demand. Inspired by the nostalgic experience of roasting ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 June 2019: Latest statistics from Dubai Customs revealed the value of Dubai external trade in Ramadan foodstuff in 1Q 2019, which totalled DH 8.3 billion. These included meats, sugar, vegetables, flour, rice, nuts, bottled water, juice and dates. These weighed around 1.5 million tons.
“Dubai Customs offers the best facilities and customs services to ensure easy access and entry of these foodstuffs without delay and ensure their quality and that they meet the big demand, especially in Ramadan, “says Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence at Dubai Customs.
“We support all government efforts to serve people in the best possible way in fulfilment of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019: Fethi Khiari, CEO of United Foods Company in the UAE, has joined Emirates Refreshments PJSC Board of Directors.
Emirates Refreshments is a publicly listed company, owner for two major brands in the UAE – Jeema mineral Water, which is the UAE’s premium water bottling company, and O Cola, which offers a range of aerated soft drinks.
Fethi Khiari joins the board with almost three decades of experience translating business initiatives and strategies into results across major projects in the FMCG sector in local and international markets. Khiari holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Institute d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France. Before moving to Dubai 13 years ago, He worked for Nestle and Chupa Chups in South America, ......read more
Eid Al-Fitr Brunch at Ewaan in Palace Downtown
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019: Palace Downtown is welcoming Eid with a sumptuous brunch at its signature restaurant, Ewaan.
Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with family and friends and enjoy a generous buffet combined with exceptional hospitality of Ewaan. Stretching into the Palace gardens, the Ewaan tent on the terrace reflects the distinctive architectural qualities of the destination itself, creating a unique sense of tradition.
The Arabesque appeal of Ewaan comes alive with a tempting blend of traditional Middle Eastern and international cuisine. The buffet offers a wide range of delicious dishes satisfying all tastes in an elegant setting.
Celebrate the spirit of this festive occasion and create long-lasting memories at one of Dubai’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: With Eid festivities only a fortnight away, celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Fujairah’s family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort.
Enjoy limitless views of the Indian Ocean with a special Eid brunch on all three days of the Eid holidays, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the beach resort.
Classic brunch priced at AED 199 paired with soft beverages and AED 234 with chilled malts and grapes will feature a selection of palate-tingling appetizers as well as hearty mains and delightful desserts.
Looking to upgrade your trip into staycation? Marriot Bonvoy members booking a stay at the resort’s ‘all-beach facing rooms’ can enjoy a discount of 25% while non-members can avail a 15% discount.
Facilities and Iftar kit availability has been increased due to overwhelming response at Sajaa iftar camp to accommodate a total of 1,14,000 beneficiaries this Ramadan.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to devotedly take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailer with 250 stores worldwide has its CSR activities going in full swing in the GCC and Far East region this Ramadan too.
Due to the overwhelming response of its Iftar program ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 May 2019: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih chaired the Consultative Council meeting which was set to discuss means of developing cooperation with the vegetable and fruit sector.
The meeting focused on how this sector can benefit from the enormous advantages and facilities Dubai Customs offers and how to overcome any challenges that may face them.
The meeting was attended by Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Export Development Corporation (DEDC) and representatives of DP World, Dubai Chamber, Dubai Trade and the Department of Economic Development (DED).
A number of points and suggestions have been discussed in the meeting to develop means of cooperation between Dubai Customs and the vegetable and fruit sector to ensure best results that enable development of vegetable and fruit ......read more
Dubai, UAE; May 13, 2019: As per the latest financial data released by Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium, the GCC region has emerged as a key market for Parmigiano Reggiano exports with exports for 2018 reaching 105.2 tons.
Earlier this year Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium launched a large-scale awareness campaign in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait to educate Arab consumers on the specific characteristics of Parmigiano Reggiano, a cheese that stands out for its selection of the best and 100% natural ingredients and for using the same recipe for one thousand years.
The breakdown of Parmigiano Reggiano exports to GCC region are as follows:
Parmigiano Reggiano Wheels: 11.5 tons
Parmigiano Reggiano Wedges: 92.1 tons
Grated Parmigiano Reggiano: 1.1 tons
Parmigiano Reggiano Snacks: 0.4 tons
Nicola ......read more
Ground-breaking initiative in collaboration with Ministry of Climate Change and Environment leverages A.I. technology to reduce food waste by 72 per cent - or 250,000 meals – across 12 of Emaar’s commercial kitchens, revolutionising food management in the UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 08, 2019: Winnow, a London-based start-up, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and in partnership with Emaar Hospitality Group, has officially launched its new AI-enabled product, Winnow Vision, to revolutionise food waste management in the UAE for the benefit of both businesses and consumers.
The launch follows a proof of concept phase that was launched in March 2019. Since then, the start-up has tested its product across 12 Emaar properties. One of them, the Armani Hotel ......read more
07 May 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: As the sun sets, gather your friends and family and break your fast at the Cocina Restaurant, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel for an exquisite selection of delightful experiences this Holy Month of Ramadan.
Savor in a mouth-watering Iftar buffet for only AED 110 for adults and AED 55 for kids featuring authentic Arabic and International specialties with a live-cooking station, carving station, Ramadan drinks and desserts for a sweet ending to a sumptuous feast. The Iftar spread will start from sunset till 10 pm, highlighting an extraordinary culinary experience that mingles classical Ramadan favorites with extravaganza blends.
For larger groups wishing for a unique Iftar experience, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel is presenting a special offer for private gatherings. Every group booking of 10 will ......read more
Entice your senses with a showreel of show-stopping delicacies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 07.5.2019
Doors Freestyle Grill, welcomes Ramadan with an array of Iftar offerings during the holy month. The restaurant invites guests to share the ceremonial breaking of the fast with loved ones in the chic and charming setting overlooking the spellbinding iconic Dubai creek.
From sunset, guests can enjoy a delectable array of Turkish specialities and beverages with a spin, including soulful soups like Lentil soup and Chicken soup with a little twist, vibrant salads like the Eggplant salad and Pomegranate salad. For mains, diners can feast on our signature Beef Kaymak, Lamb Chops, Grilled King Prawns and other melt in the mouth premium meat cuts.
Be sure to leave some room for dessert. Trust us, you do not want to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: Ready, set, action: a world of Nutella is now waiting for you at VOX Cinemas in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates!
Now that Nutella at VOX Cinemas – the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused exhibitor – is officially opened, cinema-goers can enjoy the beloved hazelnut spread as part of an array of sweet and savory recipes and grab-and-go options.
The offerings include a slew of delicious treats including pretzels, waffles, Holland pancakes, funnel fries, crepes and lolly waffles.
Movies aficionados can opt to indulge in the sumptuous hazelnut spread while comfortably sitting at one of the many high tables at the Nutella at VOX Cinemas venue or, alternatively, decide to enjoy their order as part of the film-watching ......read more
Levant'ish Restaurant and Sweets in Baghdad street, Al Qusais on 26 April 2019
May 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Levant'ish is a celebration of the rich culinary heritage of the Levant Region. Levantish will delight you with grills of Syria and Turkey, salads, sandwiches, shawarma of Lebanon, mansaf of Jordan all under one roof in a cozy ambience. Signature dishes of Levant'ish includes Adana Kebab, Iskander Kebab, Halabi kebab, Waraqa Enab with Lamb, Mansaf. The restaurant also serves a fine array of Arabian sweets like kenafah, muhalabiya and awwaamat in addition to a fine selection of cakes and pastries. As a first among the casual dining restaurants in the UAE, Levant'ish serves a 6 course tasting menu starting from just AED 69. A special set menu for Iftar will be offered during the holy month of ......read more
Serving up the wares with a side of coffee
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2019: Launched in 2018, the homegrown brand The Edit is fast-becoming a favourite destination for judicious shoppers with it’s perfect selection of premium ready-to-wear fashion brands, accessories, beauty, home décor and art, that are sourced from all around the world. Not only can guests pop by to treat themselves or loved ones, but the ideal little sanctuary includes an artisanal coffee bar and refreshment parlour allowing guests to take a moment and to just pause, even if it is just for a few moments.
The philosophy behind The Coffee Bar is to support local businesses in the region and to create a community experience for guests to enjoy. The team source the roasted coffee from Al Serkal in Nightjar along with offering organic single-origin ......read more
Long term partnership with Mawasim organic farm ensures the best in organic quality for UAE consumers
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Kibsons.com the online venture of the Kibsons International LLC was launched nearly two years ago, with the vision of making “Healthy Eating” convenient and affordable for households in the UAE.
Sourcing fresh from farms worldwide, Kibsons delivers a full range of conventional and organic, fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, healthy foods and more at wholesale prices direct to hundreds of happy ......read more
Award-winning American chain makes its debut in the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, March 01, 2018: Chicken lovers in Dubai have a chance now to experience a new way to indulge their senses with the opening of the first Raising Cane’s - the popular Louisiana-based chain known for its premium chicken tenderloins, at The Dubai Mall.
Founded in 1996 by Todd Graves in Baton Rouge, LA, Raising Cane’s has been known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – and will soon be marking a landmark milestone with the opening of its 12th restaurant in the ......read more
Awarded ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’, the world-famous Japanese brand continues to succeed
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Taking home two awards last week, the acclaimed Zuma restaurant maintains its position as a leader in the F&B industry at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2018. With 10 years on the UAE dining scene, Zuma Dubai earned ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’ accolades during an elegant evening at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai on 21 February 2018.
Renowned for its contemporary Japanese cuisine and super ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2018- The successful participation of at least 100 Brazilian food and beverage companies in the recently concluded Gulfood expo in Dubai is set to generate business worth USD 1.44 billion in 2018, recording a 25 per cent hike from the USD 1.1 billion in deals that stemmed from the 2017 edition of the expo. The overwhelming response enjoyed by Brazilian businesses at the event once again underscores the steady and continuous progress of trade relations between Brazil and the Arab World.
The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) pavilion at the expo attracted many ......read more
Cooking Demos and A Bake Sale To Support The Global Movement On Saturday, March 3rd
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, #CookForSyria continues its great mission with a public activation in support of the Dubai Food Festival at the Beach Canteen happening on Saturday, March 3rd.
The popular food event at Kite beach Dubai will play host to various activities that will bring together the UAE’s food districts, giving a chance for local residents to join in the movement and participate in the good cause. From 12PM - ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 22, 2018: For the second year in a row, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) successfully hosted the Italian Food Lab at Gulfood, the five-day extravaganza of food and flavours. More than 190 Italian companies displaying authentic traditional Italian produce ranging from cheese, coffee, pasta to agricultural products, participated in the largest event of its kind in the region.
Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at ITA, said: “According to recent reports, the food and beverage sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states is ......read more
It’s a global movement, and everybody is invited to the table…
Dubai, UAE – February 22 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, CookForSyria is set to expand its mission into the region, with a series of activations taking place during the 2018 Dubai Food Festival. Curated by the mysterious and award-winning London based Foodie, ClerkenwellBoy, and SUITCASE Magazine’s Serena Guen with support of Gemma Bell & Co, in partnership with Unicef NEXTGeneration London, the global movement raises vital funds for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Celebrity Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor visits Al Maya booth at Gulfood 2018. Mr Kapoor has now to its credit “Khichdi”. He has many restaurants to its credit in India and UAE. Mr Kapoor, the celebrity Master Chef has over one dozen restaurants in the UAE under his brand name.
Photograph shows L-R
PIC WA0027 - Mr Rakesh Jha, Mr Ram Kaurani, Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor and Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
Dubai – UAE: 19 February, 2018 – Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), the global hub for trade and manufacturing, is showcasing its latest comprehensive products and services portfolio catered to the food industry at Gulfood 2018, the world’s largest annual food trade show.
DWSC significantly expanded its offering to the food industry with the launch of Dubai Food Park (DFP) in July 2017, and it now provides a full range of services to both food manufacturers and traders through its two innovative parks; DFP and Dubai Industrial Park (DI).
DI offers a fully integrated ......read more
UAE, February 19, 2018 - At least 100 Brazilian organizations participating as exhibitors at the ongoing Gulfood 2018, the Middle East’s leading food trade expo, are currently showcasing their high-quality, locally made products at the Dubai World Trade Centre in line with their strategy to optimize new business regional and international opportunities. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has its own exhibition stand in the Dubai, UAE event which also houses five companies from the vast South American country.
The five corporations are Almada Brazilian Spices; ......read more
RoohAfza has been growing at 20% year-on-year and controls nearly half of India’s Dhs. 600 million concentrated syrup market
Company eyes local and global consumers; plans to launch their signature product “Safi” next, within this year
RoohAfza is a popular way to break the Ramadan fast for Muslims during the holy month.
February 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Hamdard Laboratories, India, a 111-year-old iconic and a highly trusted FMCG company of the country, has launched its flagship and popular drink brand RoohAfza in the UAE market. The announcement, which ......read more
F&B companies rise from 507 to 570 year-on-year, highlighting Jafza's reputation as the hub of choice for the industry
Dubai, 17 February 2018: The food and beverages sector operating out of Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, grew by 12 percent in 2017.
The number of companies in the sector rose to 570 from 507 in 2016, employing 8,600 people and underlining Jafza’s reputation as an attractive destination for companies seeking to launch and expand their business across the region.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture, a German Lifestyle Coffee Chain, expands its foothold beyond the GCC, starting with new franchise units in Austria
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 February, 2018: ICONS© Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop offering healthy options for delectable desserts, has recently opened doors in prestigious Klosterneuburg in Austria, a part of its strategy to create a global standing for the brand. Having currently opened seven owned branches and two franchised units across the UAE, the German concept is looking at setting up 6 more ......read more
Kobe beef sales have risen 500% in UAE during 2017 and are expected to increase 300% in 2018
Dubai, 15th February 2018: Soft, Velvety, Buttery, Melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef has inspired the world’s most talented and skillful of chefs to create unforgettable gourmet experiences to perfection and this year Middle East Fuji LLC, one of UAE’s leading one stop shop service provider for all marine needs, food concepts and ingredients from Japan and Far East to the region is participating at the Gulf Food Exhibition to showcase the highest genuine quality branded ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 14, 2018: NEZO, a leading salt brand of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has launched a new identity. NEZO’s new packaging introduces a unique segmentation and navigation system to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for their desired culinary application to maximize the flavor of their meal. With its new unique octagonal brand visual, NEZO is now easier for customers to identify.
Khadija Nadi, Global Sales Manager for AkzoNobel Salt Specialties, says: “NEZO has been adding a ‘pinch of great taste’ to food since 1929 and ......read more
Korean Concept now open at La Mer, Dubai
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: MealTop, authentic Korean Bingsoo café, serving the taste of culture since 1985 is now in Dubai, with the opening of its first outlet in the much talked of and newly launched beachfront destination, La Mer.
MealTop is a dessert café that serves the traditional Korean dessert Bingsoo. It is a popular shaved ice dish that is eaten as a snack, especially during summer. The bingsoo comprises of ice flakes served with a combination of sweetened ingredients. One can choose from a variety of 6 Bingsoos with the ......read more
Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed. How close are we to the food of the future? And will your fork make sure you chew more slowly?
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: A single pellet dense with nutrients as well as taste may constitute your entire meal as the 21st century progresses. Taken with water, it will also make you feel full. But that’s only an entrée in the future of food (or possibly the entire meal, if you’re an ......read more
Geographical disparities in food availability are posing a challenge for aid and relief agencies. Emerging digital and corporate efforts attempt to ease this problem in a multi-lateral effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Even as lavish buffets wrap up and piles of leftovers are thrown away, thousands of children in developing countries are being diagnosed with life-threatening malnutrition. It is ironic that malnutrition exists even while the abundance of food in the world increases. Every hour, nearly 1,000 people – mostly ......read more
Moreish Café, a home-grown restaurant offers global cuisine with a local twist
Foodpreneur and owner, Kajal Narang founded Moreish post receiving several accolades from her win at a food competition
At Moreish, one can expect a global fusion of flavors whilst enjoying some sumptuous delicious meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018: Moreish Café, a homegrown restaurant situated in Karama, introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito ideal for everyone with multicuisine taste buds, watching their calorie intake or simple enjoy good food. Founded ......read more
Dubai Food Festival returns for its fifth edition with a jam-packed schedule of events including Etisalat Beach Canteen and Hidden Gems
Book seats now for the popular Dubai Restaurant Week, to enjoy gourmet meals at reduced prices
Exciting prizes announced for ‘Dine & Win’ promotion across the city
Dubai, UAE; 12 February 2018: Dubai’s annual citywide culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), is set to return this year from 22 February to 10 March – serving up an enticing feast of events, activities and promotions across the city. ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 08, 2018: For the second year in a row, Italian Trade Agency is hosting the Italian Food Lab at the upcoming Gulfood to bring to life the true flavors of Italy through cooking shows by Chefs specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, tasting sessions by Italian specialty food products companies and informative sessions on the EU quality logos - PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “Italian food is ......read more
Talabat is marking Valentine’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun and games at Kite Beach on 9 and 10 February
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: It is said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Talabat is starting the festivities early with a weekend of celebrations in honour of our universal and enduring love affair with food.
Located at Kite Beach, Talabat’s ‘Food, Fun and Games’ activation ......read more
6th Feb 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Keventers, the original milkshake brand has forayed into the Middle East with the launch of its store at Dubai’s latest beachfront attraction, La Mer. Keventers, a brand synonymous with milkshakes and backed by a legacy of over 100 years, now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand, that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
With every milkshake made to order, Keventers offers a delightful set of classic, thick and fruity milkshakes. Milkshake lovers can indulge in modern flavours like Nutella Marshmello, Nutella Caramel, ......read more
Win instant cashback from the 7th February to 10th March when you visit only four of the 75 participating restaurants.
5th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a food lover’s paradise for a five-week long ‘Festival of Flavours’ starting from Wednesday, the 7th of February, with a variety of special offers from free desserts, cooking classes, up to 50% off and ‘kids eat free’.
Grab your passport and win instant cashback - Visit Dubai Festival City Mall to collect your food passport which will be stamped every time ......read more
Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dr Juma Al Matrooshi also present during the meeting held in Al Maya Supermarket in DSO.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed the first Scottish trade envoy to the UAE Mr. Nicholas Maclean at Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, Mr. Vachani informed Mr. Maclean about the FMCG products available across the UAE coming from Scotland. The envoy appreciated the Al Maya ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, ......read more
UAE, January 20, 2018 - Brazil's total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume was at 4.32 million tons in 2017.
The biggest buyers of Brazilian poultry products in the Arab World were Saudi Arabia (USD 1 billion), the UAE (USD 517 million), Iraq (USD 192 million) and Kuwait (USD 190 ......read more
New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC ......read more
December 14, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, cabinet Member and Minister of tolerance, the gala awarding ceremony for this year's edition of the Arab Woman Awards was held recently at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Shayma Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of 'GOSSIP the Brand,' a multi-concept Emirati company offering bespoke F&B and experiential services, was awarded the Arab Woman Award for Entrepreneurship during the stunning event, which is held annually to serve as a culturally accepted platform to raise public awareness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers.
PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance. The interior is warm and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries.
The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 – With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December.
Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log cake, encasing a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake filled with a luscious Joy of Christmas Tea infused cream mousse accented with vanilla & orange custard and cinnamon Streudel, coated with a milk chocolate glaze. Adorned ......read more
Festive family fun - Christmas Lunch, Turkey Takeaway, Festive Canapes, Gourmet Gifting, Visits from Santa and much more!
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017: Lots of lovely festive and holiday experiences will take place at casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer, Tub of Butter, this December. With special menus, festive take away lunches, party canapes, a festive gift shop, appearances from Santa and much more, there’s something for everyone. Tub of Butter is also dressed to impress and decked out in its festive finery, so it’s worth popping in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: De’Longhi, a premium Italian coffee machine brand, presents ‘bean-to-cup’, an extensive range of fully-automatic coffee machines that can recreate a variety of coffee shop drinks. Using fresh beans and fresh milk, aromatic and great tasting coffee can easily be prepared at home with the touch of a button. The new generation of De’Longhi ‘bean-to-cup’ coffee makers featuring an intuitive interface and functionality of the new 4.3” colour touch display for a new coffee experience to satisfy every wish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: The Offer: Feliz Navidad Christmas Day Lunch
DETAILS: Guests can expect to enjoy a truly authentic Spanish experience with a delicious array of tapas served to their table, from padron peppers to patatas bravas, calamari and garlic & chilli prawns. Wash the unlimited array of tapas down with a range of house beverages, including El Sur’s famous homemade ‘fruity grape’
DATE: 25TH DEC 2017
TIME: 12.30- 3.30PM
LOCATION: The Westin, Lobby Level
El Sur will be ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017: Party with a view this New Year’s Eve at Fogueira and Sama Lounge, swing into 2018 at Speakeasy, or make it a family affair without the hassle, at Shores Restaurant. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR has your New Year’s Party covered.
Dubai, UAE – Party in style this New Year at Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR. Shake it all night long at Brazilian churrascaria Fogueira, dance your way into the early hours at Speakeasy, get in the groove with Afro-Centric beats at Sama Lounge, or welcome 2018 with a more relaxed family vibe at ......read more
Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders is now open in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culturally rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman & Managing Director, SFC Group
United Arab Emirates, December ......read more
The new lounge will offer tea connoisseurs a haven to enjoy some of the world’s finest brews
7 December 2017, Dubai, UAE: Yesterday, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre opened a brand new “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” in partnership with Dilmah Tea, founder Merrill J. Fernando who set up and built one of the finest tea companies in the world.
Stocking premium teas from Dilmah, the lounge will be open daily from 6am to 11pm. The “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” is a spectacular range of fresh, single origin, 100% pure Ceylon tea – a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017: Dubai is a city that takes center stage in the global food movement as people search for a truly gastronomic experience made from fresh and excellent quality food. The Waterfront Market is at the forefront of this trend, rapidly gaining popularity among residents and citizens shopping for fresh food.
The Waterfront Market, a 120,000 square meter facility, opened its doors to the public in June 2017. This purpose-built facility is designed to ensure quality and freshness, value for money and convenience for retailers and consumers alike. Located at the ......read more
More than 60% of SIAL Middle East exhibitors will take part in the Preservation of Grace Initiative
Abu Dhabi, 6 December, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the 8th edition of SIAL Middle East 2017, the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region, will be launched on the 12th of December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Chairman of the organising committee of SIAL 2017, Thamer Al ......read more
Unilever’s largest tea factory, and twice winner of MRM Award sets benchmark in superior manufacturing performance
Dubai UAE, 6th December 2017: Unilever’s Lipton Jebel Ali (LJA) factory has been awarded World Class Manufacturing (WCM) status at the Bronze level, becoming the first manufacturing facility in the Middle East to achieve this distinguished accolade. WCM is one of the highest and most rigorous certifications that can be achieved to ensure a stringent commitment to operational efficiency, wastage reduction and creating cost efficient processes by ......read more
H.E Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice Chairman of the Board, Dubai World Trade Centre Authority, along with H.E Thomas Kufen, the Lord Mayor of the city of Essen, led the opening of the Middle East’s leading horticultural fair, the IPM DUBAI 2017, being held today Tuesday, December 5 and running until Thursday December 7, at the Dubai World Trade Center under the patronage of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports. The event is being held in conjunction with the WOP DUBAI 2017, the leading ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 05 December 2017: The Dining Collection is at the heart of The Galleria on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, offering a diverse selection of international cuisine to keep any palette happy. During the festive season, The Galleria will transform into a Winter Wonderland making it the perfect place to eat, drink and socialize during the festive season. Please see below the F&B listings from some of the restaurants included in The Galleria’s Dinning Collection, including Zuma, Roberto’s, La Petite Maison, Loca, Coya and 99 Sushi Bar & ......read more
Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food packaging and processing company, won the prestigious “Best Stand Greater than 200sqm” award at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 Industry Excellence Awards.
The mega structure, designed and delivered by full-service event partner GES, was a total of 700sqm, with four interactive visitor areas. The stand had several eye-catching features, including a 9sqm LED wall displaying augmented reality for the Tetra Pak® E3/Speed Hyper filling machine and Tetra Pak® Marketing Services – – for which GES provided creative direction ......read more
The Coffee Club, an Australian coffee shop and restaurant located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has launched an array of on-trend festive dishes
04 December 2017, Dubai - It's not the holiday season without belly-busting food. Get those sweatpants out because The Coffee Club has launched a selection of winter-themed dishes and drinks that will send your Instagram followers wild.
Wet your whistle with a chocolate or strawberry milkshake, quirkily served in a Santa made entirely out of Lindt chocolate! Follow it up with a red velvet waffle topped with all the good stuff - ......read more
Festive Gift Shop Filled With Gourmet Treats Opens November 2017
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017: If 2017 saw you wine, dine and toast the year together, now’s the time to gift the food lover in your life. Elegant and imaginative, a Tub Of Butter gift leaves a generous and lasting impression. Whether you’re shopping for your coffee obsessed brother, hoping to treat your chocolate loving mother, indulge your cheese platter addicted best friend, gift the hostess with the mostess or need to gift corporate clients, there are plenty of Christmas gift ......read more
With a complete menu of the choicest Italian delicacies, from Zuppa and Insalata to mains and scrumptious desserts and drinks, Riso Veg Italian Kitchen opens its doors opposite Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha, Dubai
Enjoy a plethora of the finest literature, free WiFi, as well as an attached menu of continental food including a Stone Grill Bar, a Tex Mex, Mezze and Lebanese cuisine menu, as well as a selection of Fondues and mocktails to suit every palate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2017: Riso Veg Italian Kitchen, a continental cuisine restaurant with a specialization in ......read more