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...
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...
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...
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...
India-based restaurant search and discovery company Zomato acquires Urbanspoon, enters the US, Canada and Australia markets. Zomato, the restaurant search app, announced today that it has acquired Urbanspoon for an undisclosed amount in an all-cash deal. The acquisition marks Zomato's...
Prices of red and white meat in Algeria have soared during the fasting month of Ramadan despite importing more than 35,000 tonnes of frozen red meat since January 2012 to meet high demand in the country. "Since January 2012, public...
?Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are. ~ Anthalme Brillant Savarin Just when the world woke up to the delights of Epicurean experience, and the health benefits of going Organic, food trends in Indian...
The Dubai Food Festival is gastronomists' paradise enriching their palate and their culinary experience beyond compare. Foodies mark your calendars!!! For three weeks, from 21st February to 15th March, the Dubai Food Festival will be on, presenting the entire world on...
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...
E-coli scares has reached the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia. The import ban will come into effect on Wednesday June 8th and it would continue until the source of the virus comes clear, minister of Agriculture Fahd Balghunaim. KSA...
Dubai Municipality announced on Monday that it will be releasing a new Food Code, making Dubai the first to produce such an industry-wide guideline in the region. According to the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Food Code is a...
Coca-Cola Co acquired half the equity in Aujan Industries, a Saudi-based beverage business, for $980 million to expand its non-alcoholic beverages in the Middle East. As per the deal, Coca-Cola will have 50 percent stake in the entity with rights...
Parathas are perhaps one of the few types of ethnic foods that seem to resonate well with just about every culture in Dubai. A flatbread that originated in the Indian sub-continent, parathas are made out of whole-wheat flour and...

A meal @ Zuma

Location It was a busy Sunday afternoon (work day here in the UAE) when I decided to have lunch at Zuma, which is located in the Dubai International Financial Centre, the heart of the city and not far from Burj...
People couldn’t believe their ears when Hollywood star Katharine Hepburn attributed her slim physique to chocolates. “What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate,” she once confided during an interview. Well, decades later she is...
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in its shocking report titled ‘Avoiding Future Famines,’ revealed one-third of food produced globally is wasted and fails to reach the consumers' plate. The amount of wastage exceeds 1.3 billion tonnes every year, the...
Legendary German Rotisserie dining experience finds AED 10 million investment in lucrative Dubai market International casual dining brand Wienerwald is entering Dubai, with an AED 10 million dirham investment into the emirate. German-based Wienerwald is well known for its roasted...
Place:Abu Dhabi Story: 'Smart Shopper' Drive Objective: Educate consumers on safe shopping practices Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the internationally recognized food and agriculture organization, is on its alert yet again, with the holy month of Ramadan starting in a few...
Dubai has become a ?dining out? society. We love good food. Dubai hosts many culinary events and shows it is the ?Culinary Hub? of the Middle East. Due to the vast expat population Dubai is truly a cosmopolitan society....
Ahead of the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) – the premier event for restaurant investors, operators and franchisors, research was undertaken by the Forum’s organiser, Bench Events, to find out why investing in the restaurant sector is so rewarding. The...
The craze for green tea is on rise in the Middle East, a region where the traditional black tea dominated for years. Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer goods companies announced in May this year?its plans for expanding the...
We have all played the game called passing the ball. Germany seems to be playing this game, except it's the blame. For the past one month Germany has single-handedly destroyed vegetable farmers all over the world and it is...
A new report by AT Kearney, the global management consultancy, has revealed that consumer spending in the GCC food retail sector will climb to an estimated USD 106 billion in the next five years. Out of the total consumer spend...
Summer is coming and with it is the rise in temperatures that contribute to an increased likelihood of foodborne illness.  In their attempt to address this health issue, the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority is launching a food safety...
As estimated by a UAE based food and beverage expert, the average monthly household spent in the UAE on dining out is Dh 1,200. This is a high amount compared to that to the rest of the world. According to...