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 Sophie’s to share its secret recipes and home-grown goodness with a brand new location at the Metro Central Hotel, Barsha Heights. Serving up a fantastic selection of wholesome and healthy dishes, everything at Sophie’s Café is created ......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 starting at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The custom made High-Tea menu is catered by The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
The tradition of High-Tea or Afternoon Tea is quintessentially British, the idea being to fill in the long gap ......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 Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2017: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband, Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan in Dubai. Sthan Restaurant, offering authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now ......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 sophisticated and offers customers a delightful experience in a comfortable seating set-up bathed by arrays of light.
“PappaRoti is a versatile brand that is growing and evolving with the growth of the UAE, and responds to the growing ......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 Centre, and met with exhibitors from across the region and the globe.
Sheikh Mansour said that the emirate of Abu Dhabi has an advanced legislative structure and special incentives to invest in F&B, its distinguished management of food strategic ......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 in joyous colours of red and gold accented with delicate chocolate snowflake and ornament pieces, this unique creation is the perfect topping for any Christmas dinner.
Transforming ivory chocolate into icy snowflakes, for the lucky ......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 to soak up the ambiance, with a suitably festive coffee latte and panettone of course!
Here’s a few of the key festive happenings at Tub of Butter this season:
• The Christmas Lunch Set ......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 with style and taste. PrimaDonna Elite will be your ultimate choice.
Starting price: 3,495 AED
Available at Jashanmal stores in Dubai and major supermarkets across the Middle East
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 offering an exclusive 2-4-1 deal on Xmas Day Lunch!
Unlimited tapas & house beverages: Original Price: AED 395
Unlimited tapas & soft drinks: Original Price: AED 265
THE OFFER: NEW YEARS EVE FIESTA
DETAILS: EL ......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 Shores Restaurant. Whatever your preference, take the hassle out of your celebrations this year, with four fantastic options located between Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residences, and the Walk. Dubai’s legendary NYE fireworks are the ......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 7, 2017: Sthan, bringing you authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now open in Dubai. An ode to the culturally rich cuisine of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Sthan offers a delectable palette of food with the flavors, traditional ......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 fitting celebration of 25 years of Dilmah Tea. Those looking to try something a little different yet trademark Dilmah can enjoy Silver Jubilee Earl Grey, Organic Sencha, Blood Orange & Eucalyptus, Mandarin & Marzipan Pekoe and Pure ......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 intersection of Al Khaleej Road and Abu Hail Street on the Deira Corniche overlooking the Deira Islands, the Waterfront Market has dedicated sections including fish and seafood, fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, and dry goods including spices, ......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 Qasemi, stressed the importance of SIAL Middle East in addressing the most important and prominent food supply issues in a press conference today at the Abu Dhabi Economic Media Club in the Department of Economic Development.
He said: ......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 using the latest cutting-edge technology and through workforce empowerment. Currently eight out of Unilever’s 260 factories have achieved WCM status, placing the LJA Factory in the top 3% of all Unilever factories globally.
Proudly bearing the ......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 & Restaurant.
Zuma Abu Dhabi
Zuma Abu Dhabi will be celebrating Christmas with its award-winning brunch on Friday 22nd December. Enjoy brunch with seasonally inspired dishes and desserts, as well as the usual Zuma signature favourites. Santa ......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 - flamboyant cotton candy and candy canes.
It may not be snowing outside, but that shouldn't stop you from ordering the epic Rocky Road hot chocolate. Flavoured with hazelnut and loaded with marshmallows, and Kit Kat, it promises a smile ......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 ideas in the Tub Of Butter Festive Gift Shop for everyone.
Here’s just a few top picks from their gourmet gift shop to spark your appetite:
1. Tub Of Butter Gift Hampers
Tub Of Butter’s artfully ......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 Vegetarian Italian food, opens its doors in the UAE. The authentic Italian restaurant offers a casual, warm atmosphere with a reading nook, free and accessible WiFi, café as well as dining seating and a selection of the choicest Mexican, and Arabic ......read more
Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition opens door to on-site sales for publics
Local and international exhibitors seek to expand their reach at SIAL Middle East 2017
Abu Dhabi, 25 November, 2017: With an increasing importance being placed on health and lifestyle, especially in the UAE, organically sourced and healthy foods are becoming part of a staple diet.
According to numbers published by the Organic Trade Association, the estimate size for total organic market consumer sales for organic products in the UAE totals AED154Mil per year, making it the 38th largest market in the world.
On top of this, an increase in consumption of health and wellness products (6.6% CAGR), organic packaged food and beverages (9.8% CAGR), and organic packaged food consumption (9.8% CAGR) was predicted from the years 2015-2018, signalling a ......read more
A new expansion for Godiva Middle East Gourmet chocolate is coming soon through the opening of its 17th branch in the UAE and 8th in Abu Dhabi in Bawabet Al Sharq Mall, Baniyas City. Where this branch will include Godiva store for purchasing, offering different collections like the newly released Gold Discovery Box and signature truffles.
It will also consist of a café setting for visitors to enjoy the wide variety of the Godiva café menu, such as chocolate crêpes, ice creams, and unique drinks made with Godiva ingredients. The store will open its doors at the beginning of December and will operate from 10 am till 10 pm on weekdays, and 10am till 12 midnight on weekends.
** Casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer invites customer to enjoy a coffee for 1 Dhs coffee on November 29th and 30th **
Tub Of Butter, the casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer just off Sheikh Zayed Road invites you to help them celebrate their First Birthday by giving you the gift of a 1 Dhs coffee on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November 2017.
Since it opened its doors for business last year, the restaurant has caused quite a buzz and a mass of Instagram action with its coffee art, with Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Depp, Justin Bieber, Nancy Ajram and Sha Rukh Khan, just some of the famous faces seen topping the cappuccinos and lattes at Tub of Butter.
For two days only pop into Tub of Butter and grab your coffee for just 1 Dhs (usual price 20 dhs). Tub of Butter will also have a number of ......read more
To be held on the 13th and 14th of December, 2017, in Abu Dhabi, the 2nd Middle East Food Forum (MEFF) will host keynotes and panel discussions; Restaurant Consultants Roundtable; CEO Roundtable; and invitation-only event - Cocktail networking evening for the F&B and HORECA sectors
A special networking and cocktail evening will be held on the 13th of December for the industry’s inspiring minds to create a stronger interconnected network within the industry, as well as a CEO Roundtable conference addressing the needs of the hour on the 14th of December
MEFF will attract over 400 targeted delegates nationwide and regionally with over 45 top industry speakers over the two-day event
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2017: Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s meeting place for all food service business ......read more
Four new features enrich 8th edition of exhibition; Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition to host 80 date producers, suppliers from 12 countries
Abu Dhabi, 11 November, 2017: Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East will host more than 22,000 industry professionals and 900 exhibitors this year.
Running from 12-14 December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and held in a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), as part of the Abu Dhabi Food Festival and in coordination with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, SIAL Middle East is expanding its range of show features to accommodate ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 09 November, 2017: A delegation from Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialized zone dedicated to serving the rapidly growing food sector, visited Perth, the capital of Western Australia, to explore emerging opportunities for cooperation with regional public and private sector entities active in the food industry between Australia and UAE. In particular, in regards to the re-export of Australian products pass through Dubai to reach African markets
The delegation, led by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Wholesale City, introduced Dubai Food Park and highlighted its role in supporting Dubai’s economic diversification efforts, and increasing the UAE’s GDP and non-oil trade.
During a visit to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development ......read more
The 35,000-sq.ft. hypermarket, located on Khalid Bin Walid Street, will serve residents in the busy Bur Dubai area.
The UAE-based business conglomerate will soon unveil 4 more hypermarkets, further consolidating its retail presence in the GCC and India.
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2017: Fathima Group, the UAE-based retail major, opened its largest hypermarket in Dubai in line with its wider growth plan in the GCC retail sector. The new hypermarket, spanning over a massive area of 35,000-sq.ft., is located on Khalid Bin Walid Street in Bur Dubai.
Fathima Group ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2017: Inspired by the traditional local and international customs of gifting sweets and snacks on special occasions.
Under the creative direction of Irfan Gaya, Managing Director of KAMAT SHIREEN, end of year gift boxes and baskets include sweets, savoury products, and can be customised as per customer requirements.
For customers with a sweet tooth, KAMAT Shireen offers ice cream, sweets such as Gulab Jamun, Mango Kalakand that melts in your mouth, colourful and extravagant Anarkali, Barfis, Katlis, Laddoos and Pedas.
Savoury snack connoisseurs will find ......read more
Restaurant promote regular vegetarian meals as part of New Year resolutions
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2017: UAE’s pioneer in establishing a full vegetarian Indian Restaurant, KAMAT is advocating regularly eating a balanced vegetarian diet with immune boosting ingredients providing a host of wellness benefits in the New Year.
Irfan Gaya, Managing Director of KAMAT reiterates the importance of consuming food in its purest form, hence the tradition of serving fresh condiments like lime, cucumber or cultured yoghurt with most meals in KAMAT restaurants.
“Our ......read more
Experience a gastronomical culinary experience that has satisfied UAE audiences for nearly two decades
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2017: Award winning Indian Restaurant, Gazebo has opened five new outlets recently in Khalidiyah Mall Abu Dhabi, Al Twar and Business Bay, Al Shamkha Abu Dhabi and in Ajman.
According to Irfan Gaya, Managing Director of Gazebo, the restaurant was initially set up to fill the gap in the market for an authentic Dum Pukht restaurant and today the restaurant has achieved that and won awards for bringing to the table traditional recipes from the royal kitchens ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 January, 2017 -Oils are an essential component for shiny, healthy and luxurious hair. A number of natural ingredients can produce unique oils that can help people address individual problems and ensure they have healthy beautiful hair at all times. Vatika Naturals one of the leading hair care brands in the region remains committed towards exploring ways to infuse the benefits of natural ingredients to its range of products. One such example is the range of Vatika Enriched Hair Oils.
There are around seven variants developed under this range: like Olive, Almond, ......read more
Enjoy the best of the Costa Coffee range from the comfort of your car or take time-out and relax in this uniquely designed outlet
Dubai, UAE, 10 January 2017: The day is finally here for all coffee lovers – Costa Coffee has announced the launch of its first ever drive-thru store in the UAE. The new outlet is located in one of the most popular areas in town, right near Kite Beach on the Jumeirah Beach Road.
The new drive thru is not only perfect for those with busy lifestyles who love the convenience of not having to get out of their car, it also offers an exceptional dine in ......read more
At Costa you’ll find our Barista’s are skilled
At catering your coffee whether piping or chilled
For this Litfest, we sat with the noble intention,
To spark young minds into literary invention.
And inspired by our coffee, a thought did unfold,
Of a content we’ve entitled ‘Hot vs. Cold’.
With this theme as a subject we thought at this time,
To ask for your entries in story or rhyme.
To help your words flow, as an incentive for you.
There’s the trip of a lifetime and it’s one made for two.
With this prize, you’ll devise what ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy at the sixth branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, in RiverlandTMDubai, at Dubai Parks and Resorts
A franchise chain from L.A. with a traditional Napoli concept, 800 DEGREES has outlets open in Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem, Burjuman, Dubai Marina-Park Island and at RiverlandTM Dubai, in Dubai Parks and Resorts
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREES offers a range of customizable options to create the pastas and pizzas of ones liking from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Dubai, ......read more
HONEY....My favorite!!! it has so many benefits that it is also listed as super food. Honey is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. It has flavonoids and antioxidants that helps reduce heart disease and cancers, it also helps in weight loss and cough. One can also use it as a face mask for a glowing skin.
Dabur Honey has recently launched Real Active Herbal Honey, they come in two flavors;
a. Honey with Cinnamon
b. Honey with Cardamom.
Both are yummy! I add it to my green tea.
Cinnamon honey I take half a teaspoon with cup Luke water first ......read more
Following the success of the event for the past two years, friends of Red Crescent will be holding their third annual Family Picnic Brunch on the glorious grounds of Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai Festival City. A fun filled day is scheduled to take place on Friday 13th January 2017, and as always all proceeds will go to support the wonderful work done by Emirates Red Crescent and other children-centred projects.
Families can enjoy a day out in the winter sun while the team at Red Crescent takes care of the rest. Every family will receive a delicious gourmet hamper ......read more
Exceeding customer expectations through successful migration of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications
Dubai, UAE, 27 December 2016
Leading UAE supermarket and community malls chain, aswaaq, has successfully upgraded its ISO Standards to the latest version 2015, certified by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), in line with the company’s vision to be benchmarked as “world class retailer in the region”. The scope of certification covers all its branches and activities including Mall operations, Supermarket, and Corporate Office.
By upgrading to the latest ......read more
NEW YEARS MENU 2017
SHARING APPETIZER PLATTER FOR 2
Salmon & dill croquettes, plum & chilli dip
Chicken tikka empanadas
Parmesan truffle fries, pepper mayo
Compressed watermelon & beetroot salad, port wine reduction
Turkey ham & cheese tart, cranberry chutney
Prawn Cocktail, marie rose sauce
Purple leek & potato
Main Course (Choose 1)
Confit duck leg, Potato Lyonnaise, Orange & Pernod jus
Roasted lamb rack, confit garlic mash, vichy carrots, red wine mint jus
Pan seared lemon sole (on the bone), herbed new potatoes, brown shrimp & ......read more
Brand will donate AED 1 per each purchase transaction across its 72 branches in the UAE
Campaign will gather donations for ‘Rashid Centre For Disabled’ in Dubai, ‘Zayed Higher Organization’ in Abu Dhabi and ‘Sharjah City For Humanitarian Services’ in Sharjah
Dubai - December 24, 2016: Continental Food Establishment, the sole franchisee of the famous coffee and baked goods brands, Dunkin’ Donuts, in the UAE, has launched a charity campaign “DD Donate” to raise funds for centres dealing with special needs and humanitarian causes ......read more
Mazola, one of the pioneers of healthy and quality food products across the Middle East, has announced plans to expand into growing non-retail segment by catering to industrial food supply chains amidst surging trends in the regional food sector and rising consumption in the wake of promising macro-dynamic developments.
Recent studies have shown that consumer spending in GCC food retail sector is expected to be worth almost $106 billion by 2017. Saudi Arabia will continue to lead the region’s food sector, accounting for 59% of the total consumption up until 2017. Saudi Arabia ......read more
Try an array of vegetarian thali’s for your lunchtime fix
22 December 2016, Dubai, UAE: There is nothing better than a satisfying and healthy lunch to give your body that all important boost of energy needed to push the extra mile, while you work through your afternoon. We spend all our energy using our brainpower to solve situations at work or executing daily tasks.
Govinda’s thalis provide nutritionally dense and well-balanced meals. Each thali consists of/contains a mix of green vegetables, daals (lentils), Raita (yogurt) and a selection of Indian breads and ......read more
Name of restaurant: Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge
Location: at 35th floor, Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach at JBR, Bahar 7, Dubai, UAE
Spoil yourself and the entire family by indulging in authentic Brazilian fare on the 35th floor with stunning views of Dubai Marina and Jumeirah beach. A special festive buffet offering live turkey carving station, 15 different unlimited meat cuts, salad bar, side dishes, and dessert buffet will give pleasure to the palate. Add more spirit of Christmas with the lovely Christmas ......read more
Dubai’s original & only organic famers’ market is once again set to delight visitors with fresh, local produce directly from growers and artisan food producers with no middlemen
Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016: Leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager Dubai Properties (DP) has announced the return of The Farmers’ Market at Bay Avenue Retail Promenade every Friday, 8:00am to 1:00pm, from now on until May 2017.
In partnership with Baker & Spice, an award-winning food shop and artisan restaurant and Taj Dubai Hotel in Bay ......read more
World’s largest food and hospitality event to highlight eight biggest commodity trading sectors
New sectorised lay-out to attract tens of thousands of visitors and generate record trade in February 2017
Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016: Celebrating over three decades of success, Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest food and hospitality event is undergoing a revolutionary change in lay-out, format and visitor experience, marking a new era for the market leading exhibition that first traded in Dubai in 1987.
To increase accessibility and trading potential, Gulfood 2017 ......read more
Dubai – 19 December 2016: Breakfast just got tastier and crunchier with the newly launched belVita Good Morning biscuits. A morning snack offering all the necessary nutrients, vitamins, minerals and great taste, with belVita Good Morning biscuits you wouldn’t want to miss breakfast again! The ideal combination of taste, convenience and nutrition, belVita is the only breakfast biscuit which, when combined with a balanced breakfast, is proven to sustain energy for up to four hours as it steadily releases carbohydrates to help you kick a buzzing day into ......read more
December 15, 2016 – Dubai, UAE: What better way to celebrate the New Year in style than dining whilst marvelling at the much anticipated Burj Khalifa’s extravagant fireworks display. Günaydın Dubai, situated on a prime waterfront location, will serve as the hot spot for this year’s memorable gastronomic journey and festive fun.
Countdown to New Year 2017 while enjoying scrumptious offerings at the latest Turkish restaurant in Dubai, where guests will be treated to an array of holiday fare alongside authentic Turkish delicacies and flavourful ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2016: Big Fernand, a French gourmet “fast-good” burger chain, is opening its first outlet in Dubai on Thursday, 15th of December 2016 at The Outlet Village. French excellence at its best, Big Fernand is a celebration of the French way of life.
A treat for ones senses, beyond the taste buds, Big Fernand promises sinfully delicious “hamburgés” – burgers à la française – served with a warm smile and high-spirited humor by men in moustaches, berets and checkered shirts. They boast an astounding 3840 possible combinations ......read more
Continental Food Establishment, sole franchisee of the brand in UAE, launches new DD Fan Campaign at the 5th Dubai Winter Festival celebrating the festive season
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2016: Continental Food Establishment, the sole franchisee of the famous coffee and baked goods brands, Dunkin’ Donuts, in the UAE, has unveiled “Arab Idol” star Abdelkarim Hamdan, and Omar Dean, star of “X-Factor Australia” & “The Voice”, as the faces of the brand’s new DD Fan Campaign.
The new fan outreach campaign was unveiled at the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2016
This weekend I treated myself to some gelato. I was at the Mall of the Emirates so I tried Morelli’s Gelato outlet located near Vox cinemas the other two are in The Dubai Mall and JBR.
Morelli’s Gelato prepares fresh gelatos every day in their stores. I find Italian Ice-creams better than the American ones.
I tried Lemon(loved it!!!) and Knickerbocker Glory. it was a healthy dessert cause it was a perfect mix of gelato and fresh seasonal fruits served with fresh whipped cream.
Regular Flavors available are;
Vanilla, ......read more
Günaydın expands its regional reach with its first ever UAE outlet in Souk Al Bahar
Dubai, UAE – December 7, 2016: After successfully running over-forty restaurants across Turkey, Turkey’s highly-established kebab restaurant and steakhouse Günaydın has finally opened its doors to meat lovers in the UAE. Located on the waterfront promenade, Günaydın enchants its guests with a spectacular view of the Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa, adding to Souk Al Bahar’s international selection of premium dining options.
Günaydın, the pioneer of the ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Al Dahra Kohinoor’s factory set to produce up to 120,000 metric tonnes of rice per annum
The largest and only fully-automated rice factory of its kind in the Gulf region
Abu Dhabi-UAE: December 07, 2016: Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Al Dahra Holding and Abu Dhabi Ports, have launched today the Gulf region’s largest and only rice factory of its kind at Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD).
The launch event took place at ......read more
For a chance to compete, become the LG Home Chef UAE and win fantastic LG prizes, participants with a passion for cooking can now nominate themselves at www.facebook.com/LGGulf
Dubai, UAE - December 6, 2016: For those who are great cooks at home and wish to demonstrate their culinary talents in the one-day LG Home Chef Championship in Dubai, registration is now open online at LG Gulf’s Facebook page until Monday, December 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. (GST).
Shortlisted registrants will compete in LG’s Home Chef Championship scheduled for later in December 2016 for ......read more
LET THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING BEGIN WITH AL MAYA
AL MAYA SUPERMARKETS DECKED UP FOR CHRISTMAS
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2016: The festivities of December has begun with the National day celebrations weekend and will continue through the month reaching it's peak during the week preceding Christmas and post until new year's day.
Al Maya supermarkets are all dressed up for the season with the best range of Christmas themed offerings, from Christmas drapes to yule logs and mince pies to an exclusive range of imported confectionery and chocolates, differentiates ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2016: In keeping with its policy of a well-planned and well-strategised expansion plan, Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff, opened their 34th outlet in Bur Dubai. Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that this is a tribute to the strong market acceptance of Al Adil, which is celebrating its 33rd anniversary. “We are thankful to everyone who has helped us to strengthen our presence in this market. We acknowledge their support and we assure that we will continue to meet ......read more
International F&B industry showcase in Abu Dhabi to highlight the latest ground-breaking and innovative approaches, technologies, ingredients and business models as GCC food imports set to top US$53.1 billion by 2020
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2016: Now in its seventh year, SIAL, the regions fastest-growing professional trade exhibition for the food, drink and hospitality industries, held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, will open today ......read more
Dubai-based management consultancy firm, UAE Business Solutions (UBS), announced that it has acquired equity in Royal Kebab Restaurant, an Asian cuisine restaurant, to support its expansion plans within the F&B Sector. The first acquisition for UBS, the asset is a strategic move to incorporate its restaurant consultancy division with investment opportunities across its portfolio. UBS aims to identify and continue to shop for retailers and investors alike as the industry shifts to collaborative style business strategy. Based in Dubai Media City, Royal Kebab is famous for its ......read more
If you are craving for some fresh Sushi, head to The Ajman Palace Hotel for Sushi Night available every Thursday at Dragon’s Place. Bringing home the true taste of Japan, the hotel’s signature Asian restaurant has just launched an all-you-can-eat Sushi Buffet priced at only AED 99 per person.
Ferghal Purcell, General Manager of The Ajman Palace Hotel, said, “With winter stepping in, sushi is high on the ‘fish’ list and we have got an excellent spread of the freshest sushi and sashimi accompanied with traditional Japanese soups and salads as well as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016: Luxury Belgian Chocolatier, GODIVA, has launched its latest bespoke assortment of premium chocolates across all boutiques and cafes across the UAE, just in time for the festive season. The new limited edition collection encompasses a colourful range of fine Belgian chocolates that are packaged and designed to capture the holiday spirit.
Manoj Loya, Managing Director - Middle East, North Africa & Turkey at Godiva Chocolatier said: “GODIVA has gained immense popularity for its unique offerings and personalised assortments for every occasion. ......read more
More than 900 exhibitors signed up to showcase innovative products;
Availability of affordable, sustainable and nutritious food for the region tops agenda for government officials, CEOs and industry experts
22,000 trade visitors and buyers to participate
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016: Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, SIAL Middle East, the region’s fastest-growing professional trade exhibition for the food, beverage and ......read more
CELEBRITY GUESTS PART OF FESTIVAL’S GOURMET ABU DHABI
Abu Dhabi, 29 November 2016: Hollywood celebrities John Cusack and Jesse Metcalfe are set to join guests for exquisite dining experiences in the Gourmet Abu Dhabi strand of this year’s edition of Abu Dhabi Food Festival (ADFF), taking place from 5-23 December across the emirate. ADFF, supported by the emirate’s leading hotels, restaurants and malls, is a 19-day festival dedicated to world-class cuisine and culinary delights.
Featuring renowned local and international chefs, ADFF has proved to ......read more
Cuban Band “Cubache” set to fill the air with their addictive beats and rhythms
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2016: Blue Marlin Ibiza UAE, celebrates the U.A.E.’s National Day by specially opening its doors on a Thursday for a daytime brunch on the beach! With live Cuban music and percussions raising your spirits, this is sure to be a great start to the long weekend ahead! On Thursday December 1st
Dubai’s favorite Cuban band, Cubache, will play the very best authentic Cuban son, an addictive fusion of Latin and Afro rhythms that create the Buena Vista ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2016: As the 45th UAE National Day holiday approaches, why not take the opportunity to decide on what delicious delights to order over your well-deserved long weekend? From November 30 –December 3, pizza enthusiasts of the emirates can rejoice in the celebrations with a
mouth-watering meal deal for only AED45. Customers can indulge in a magnificent medium pizza, scrumptious shareable and a large bottle of soft drink – it’s the perfect weekend treat to share.
Begin your lip-smacking feast with the finely-sprinkled ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2016: Like so many things in Spanish culture, New Year’s Eve is all about celebrating with family and friends, and most importantly, enjoying delicious food with the people you love!
Contemporary Spanish restaurant El Sur is organizing something extra special this year, incorporating all the elements of an authentic Spanish fiesta.
Party goers can soak up the authentic Spanish atmosphere, a selection of mouthwatering tapas and Spanish dishes, served both canapé style and from live cooking stations dispersed around the restaurant. This night is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2016: Presenting Left Bank’s mighty 1.8k shoulder of lamb, a traditional British dish with modern Moroccan twist. Prepared by marinating the lamb shoulder in duck fat, black peppercorn, bay leaves and rosemary, then left overnight for the flavours to infuse. Ensuring the meat retains its juices, the cut is slowly cooked for 12 hours before being finished with a traditional Dijon mustard crust and served with Moroccan cous cous, Arabic bread, pickles and sweet and spicy dips. Brilliantly blending culinary influences, this must-try dish is sure to become a ......read more
The five-star property launches special family Saturdays in the run up to Christmas alongside other festive packages
Dubai, UAE, November 27, 2016: With an appearance from Father Christmas, festive activities for children and a full Christmas dinner brunch, Pullman Dubai Jumeirah Lakes Towers is the place to celebrate with loved-ones this year.
Launching on Saturday 26 November 2016 and running until Saturday 17 December 2016, Santa Saturdays will mean families can enjoy a Christmas celebration, with an appearance from the main man himself (and avoid the mall queues), ......read more
CELEBRATE with LOVE: The Festive Season at Marks & Spencer
Dubai, November 24, 2016: The experts at Marks & Spencer have created a must-have collection of food to make this festive season the best yet. From desserts to snacks and gifts, Marks & Spencer is a one stop shop for everything you will need to celebrate this season in style.
In the true spirit of the festive season, this year’s range has a strong focus on sharing, with a large selection of show-stopping party foods and innovative snacks. From a sumptuous selection of cakes and desserts to classic ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: Commemorate the 45th UAE National Day with a little something sweet handmade by UAE Chocolatier Cocosia Artisan Chocolates.
Available in a stunning 12-peice presentation box and a 6-piece selection box, the luxury chocolates are made from only the finest couvertures and engraved with imagery paying tribute to the UAE.
Alternatively, choose from the bespoke collections which include commemorative coins brushed with gold and engraved with the Spirit of the Union.
Prices for imagery: 12 Piece National Day Collection AED95
6 Piece National Day ......read more
The Mercurys, the world’s most influential awards in travel catering, to take place on 5th December in Abu Dhabi as the value of in-flight catering set to reach US$18 billion by 2020; winners will be announced at glittering gala dinner at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri
Dubai, UAE, November 24, 2016: SIAL 2016, the region’s fastest-growing professional trade exhibition for the food, beverage and hospitality industries, will return to Abu Dhabi where it will once again host the world’s leading supply companies to the airline catering sector, during the 35th ......read more
K-Food Fair 2016 at Waldorf Astoria brings over 50 exporters and manufactures under one roof
The food and cultural fair will also have an open to all edition on November 25 and 26 2016 at The Beach, opposite JBR
Dubai – November 23, 2016: K-Food Fair, the annual Korean festival organized by the South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, along with Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT Center) in Abu Dhabi, has kick-started today. The festival will take place through four days. On November 23 and 24, K-Food Fair will be held at Waldorf ......read more
Enjoy the taste of finest international cuisines under one roof
Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2016: DownTown Café opened its doors to Dubai, with the launch of its very first outlet. The inaugural event was held on Thursday, 17th November 2016. The inauguration was done by Sheikh Juma Bin Ahmed Bin Juma Al Maktoum and Sheikh Suhail Bin Ahmed Bin Juma Al Maktoum. The event was a huge success, where the visitorsgot a chance to experience its exquisite taste and ambience.
Armed with an attractive menu,filled with the finest food and drinks and a library at one’s disposal, ......read more
For only AED170 you can tuck into two large pizzas, two shareables, two sandwiches and two large soft drinks.
California-based pizza outlet, zpizza, delivers its passion of great food by preparing fresh, hand-thrown and fire-baked pizzas. Since being founded in 1986 by Sid Faranof in Laguna Beach, California, zpizza’s popularity has led to an abundance of new restaurants across America. By 2000, zpizza’s unique approach to the crowded pizza segment attracted international interest and now – due to popular demand – is available across the US, South ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2016: With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time to start making plans to help not only get into the festive spirit but to make sure you leave enough time in the schedule (and stomach) to sample all of the city’s holiday food offerings.
So whether celebrating with colleagues, family or friends this season, contemporary Spanish restaurant El Sur has compiled a selection of delicious festive menus so that you don’t miss out on your favourite Spanish delicacies this Christmas!
On Saturday 24th, guests can enjoy ‘La ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2016: Babymoov introduced its range of innovative products to media and retailers during an exclusive event last month at Gourmet in Galleries Lafayette, Dubai Mall.
Since Babymoov’s launch in 1997, the company has had a singular goal: to create truly innovative products that make the lives of parents with young children easier. To do this, Babymoov places product usage at the core of the creation of ideas. Focus groups with moms, meetings with the company’s committee of experts, on-site observation days in the company’s nursery and an ......read more
With 60% share in the Indian market, the brand has already made inroads into close to 1000 retail outlets across the seven emirates. Aims to be in 4,500 stores by end of 2017.
The company aims to gain 5 percent market share within the next two years; plans to be a key player within the next 5-7 years.
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016: India’s Number One mineral water brand Bisleri has now reached the UAE shores as the brand announces its official launch in the country. Known and respected for its quality, convenience and eco-friendly policies, this will be Bisleri’s ......read more
Chef André Gerrits of ‘t Amsterdammertje (centre) flanked by acclaimed chef and Etihad Airways brand ambassador Luke Nguyen, and Etihad Airways cabin crew
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016: This week, Etihad Airways, the global airline partner of 15 Taste Festivals across the world, brought world-class chefs to Taste of Abu Dhabi to compete in the final ‘Taste the World’ competition.
On the last day of the festival, Etihad Airways’ Chief Executive Officer, Peter Baumgartner, awarded chef André Gerrits of Dutch farm restaurant ‘t Amsterdammertje with the ......read more