Enjoy an Iftar Buffet with an Indian twist this Ramadan, at Zafran During one of our visits to Mirdif City, we stumbled on this gem – Zafran restaurant. We were looking for a Dubai iftar with an Indian twist and...
Suhoor and Iftar food: What to eat and what not to eat during Ramadan Eating Habits to Follow During Ramadan While the holy month is filled with goodness, Ramadan falls at the peak of summer this year. It is important we...
If you live in India, you get used to the glaring disparity between the rich and poor. It’s a peaceful co-existence, one that is almost criminal. It desensitizes you to look the other way. While acknowledging the stark economic divide, India still has...
Influenced by a multitude of factors including growing populations, changing demographics, improved access to education, rising incomes, ongoing research in the field of dietetics and nutrition, growing health consciousness and concern for the environment, global food trends are constantly...
Thanks to globalisation, we now see a few major brands all over the world. McDonald’s is perhaps one of the most internationally recognised brands that can be found almost everywhere around the globe. While you might not be surprised...
Despite increasing trends in obesity and other lifestyle diseases, demand for chicken meals are on the rise. According to McDonalds Arabia, imports of Halal chicken, to its 369 restaurants across the GCC region recorded more than 12,000 tons in...
Ever wondered if you decided to eat only the most expensive dishes all day long? If you thought it will run into millions, you're wrong. The guys at FinanceOnline.com did a fun experiment and compared the prices for various...
Review of Sthan Restaurant in Dubai - Food beyond borders. Nothing more. Nothing Less. India. Pakistan. Afghanistan. Countries, once upon a time - long before the British Empire, existed as a single nation. United as one. Today, thanks to political, geographical and...
Real Madrid Café will be officially launched in Dubai on December 29th, 2014 as the first and only restaurant in the world named after and in collaboration with the popular football club. The momentous event will be made all the...
A Saudi catering company has announced it will hire 1000 young people to work at McDonald's restaurants in the central, eastern and northern regions of the Kingdom. Prince Mishal bin Khaled Al-Saud, president of the Riyadh International Catering Company (RICC), also owns McDonald's...
Are you stumped in Dubai about guiding your gastronomical choices and are facing a dilemma about where to go out for dinner one night? Try simplify your life by choosing out the brand new restaurant IRIS rooftop restaurant and bar...
The Background Punjabi cuisine is known to be one of India’s most distinct and popular type of cuisine offering quite a vast and interesting array of delectable and exotic dishes. The food is often cooked in a variety of culinary...
Gaza's Hamas government announced on Tuesday it would restrict fruit imports from Israel to help local Palestinian agriculture and "resist" the Zionist state's crippling siege. Gazan growers have welcomed the move and said it was necessary to support them. Gaza's Agriculture...
Growing Muslim population propel a huge demand and potential for the halal food and lifestyle sector in the coming years. Halal food and lifestyle, products manufactured or produced as per the Islamic laws, sectors are expected to grow phenomenally as...
Not literally, but DW&PS claims that to produce a cup of coffee for you, the world has to use 140 litres of water!   Now, doesn't that make you really thirsty? We meant, thirsty for more information. So, basically, the amount...
Review of Sesame restaurant in Jumeirah, Dubai: This is the place to be if you are in for a super-healthy, superfood, which embodies the age-old wellness concept of 'Food as Medicine' Sesame. A spice whose usage dates back to 5000...
Every once in a while, we all love to set aside routine and try something exotic. Oriental cuisine, for instance. With the number of Asian and East Asian culinary options on offer in Dubai, it’s an easy choice and one that...
Bloomsbury’s officially opened at The Dubai Mall on Thursday 28th June 2012. The new boutique café in Dubai marks the one year anniversary of Bloomsbury’s which opened it’s doors to food lovers last year in Abu Dhabi. The new store...
American fast food giant McDonald’s has declared that it will display nutritional information on the packaging of all food products sold at its restaurants across the Gulf. In recent years, an increasing number of Gulf populace has been affected with...
Global Halal Market Forecast to be Worth US $10 Trillion by 2030 Pioneering Trade Platform Debuts as World’s Biggest Annual Halal Food Sourcing Event  Dubai’s position as a primary global trading hub for the international halal food industry – a strategic...
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"It is estimated that 30-50% of all food produced on the planet is lost before reaching the human stomach." ~Dr.Tim Fox , Head of energy and environment at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers~ The global population is estimated to reach 9.5...
View some photograpically-beautiful and healthy entrées here, then download the free Ramadan e-cookbook (hyperlink enclosed at the end of the article). Ramadan is the time when people tend to eat unhealthy foods. Often, it's a feast during breaking the fast, and...
Gulfood, the world’s biggest annual food and hospitality industry trade show, will feature a host of innovative new features, national pavilions, specialist conferences, high-ranking ministerial summits and pioneering B2B programmes in an evolved segmented format designed to ensure the...
This Ramadan enjoy an authentic Arabian iftar buffet at Suq, Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah, Dubai. This Ramadan season, if you are looking for that extraordinary dining experience then we highly recommend trying the Iftar Buffet at SUQ Restaurant, Four Seasons...
Just Falafel confirms brand expansion into North America Up to 160 outlets to be opened over the next five years Jim Joy appointed to lead expansion in New York Just Falafel, the UAE-based company that has propelled a traditional Middle Eastern...
Kenza Restaurant hosts an iftar for the Media Ramada Downtown Hotel’s Kenza Restaurant hosted a special iftar for media professionals in Dubai last night.  The event was attended by media practitioners from some of the leading publications and media houses...
Survey Reveals that Abu Dhabi Residents Spend on Average AED 80 to AED 120 per Visit on Casual Food   Following the footsteps of Dubai- which traditionally have been a haven for foodies- casual dining in Abu Dhabi is on the...
If you enjoy variety in food and enjoy it in a fun milieu, then this is your place! Don’t miss out the carnival of sorts happening every Friday from 1 pm to 4 pm at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sheikh...
SimSim showcases cuisine and culture of Palestine in Dubai. New Levantine restaurant opens at The Walk, JBR. A new Levantine restaurant has opened at The Walk, at Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai. SimSim is the first establishment in Dubai to showcase a...

Gulfood 2013 Photos

The highlight of day 2 at the Gulfood 2013 being held at DWTC  was a visit made by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by...
Which are the world’s fattest nations? You probably dodn’t need Google to find out that USA, home to many fast food and dessert chains, topped the list. However, you might have been surprised to learn that 4 GCC countries...
The premium UAE-based camel milk chocolate brand, presents its first partnership in the State of Qatar. Al Nassma Chocolate -- the first and finest camel milk chocolate, announces its inaugural point of sale in the State of Qatar. The unique and...
Junoon to make Dubai debut as first extension of culinary brand Manhattan’s Acclaimed Contemporary Indian Restaurant to Open at Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai Junoon, New York City’s Michelin-starred contemporary Indian restaurant known for its elegantly modern take on traditional dishes, will open...
Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited, Australia's largest dairy firm, has announced the launch of its operations in Gulf with the establishment of a new office in Dubai. The company, which is a 100 percent dairy farmer-owned cooperative, is eyeing rapid...
World's Largest Family Dining Chain Denny’s Poised to Enter Middle East Denny’s, the world’s largest full-service family dining chain, based on the number of restaurants, announced today that it has signed a franchise agreement with Advance Investment LLC, an affiliated...
The EU has taken it upon itself to handle the situation of E-coli. After much discussions the 16 member bloc has a proposition. However the bacterial strain has entered into every sphere of the EU. The European Union farm chief...