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Freedom Pizza opens facebook messenger for orders

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Jun 2018

The home-grown pizza delivery service has partnered with Visa to launch Freeda, the Facebook messenger robot. As part of its ongoing digital advancements, Freedom Pizza has partnered with Visa, to introduce Freeda, a new Facebook Messenger bot, making it easier for pizza fans to order their favourite meals. Freedom fans just need to go to

Risotto festival at Hilton Abu Dhabi

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Jun 2018

Bocca, the Italian fine dining restaurant at Hilton Abu Dhabi is celebrating the classic Italian dish, risotto, this month. Bocca’s special risotto menu, which is being served until 30 June for dinner, is based on culinary influences from the Northern regions of Italy including the city of Milan. The popular rice dishes are made by

An Egyptian experience at Al Seef

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Jun 2018

Pharaonic restaurant KHOFO has opened its doors at a waterside location. Spread across 7,500 square meters, stately columns, hieroglyphic murals and servers dressed up in the ancient pharaohs attire, KHOFO’s pharaonic-inspired design adorns the indoor and outdoor space, which transports guests back to the time of King Khufu’s reign. KHOFO offers a menu full of

Chef Atul Kochhar no longer associated with Rang Mahal in Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Jun 2018

Following a series of tweets that were considered anti-Islamic, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, the hotel that houses Kochhar’s restaurant has cut ties with the chef. Bill Keffer, general manager, JW Marriott Marquis said in a statement: “Following the recent comments made by Chef Atul Kochhar, we have taken the decision to end our agreement with

Out of this world: Mexican Cuisine

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Jun 2018

From quesadillas and burritos to getting the perfect guac to go with your nachos, Mexican cuisine has been dominating the culinary taste buds across the globe for years and here we highlight the top three Mexican restaurants in the region.  How popular is Mexican cuisine in the region? Ivan Vidal, chef de cuisine, La Tablita

Tim Hortons expands UAE presence with a new branch

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Jun 2018

The Canadian coffee chain has opened a new branch in Mall of the Emirates. In line with its GCC expansion strategy, Tim Hortons has opened a new branch in Mall all of the Emirates, embodying a refreshed look of the Canadian chain. The Tim Hortons coffee shop in Mall of The Emirates will be the

In a nutshell: Confiserie Sprüngli

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Jun 2018

Marc Wirth, managing director, Sprüngli Middle East, explains the thoughts behind the Swiss chocolatiers expansion within the UAE. Tell me about Confiserie Sprüngli. The Sprüngli legacy began over 180 years ago in 1836 when David Sprüngli and his son Rudolf, established the Sprüngli & Son confectionery business in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1845, Rudolf Sprüngli founded

A new burger debut at Shake Shack

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Jun 2018

Shake Shack has launched the new Pickled Jalapeño Burger to their menu. Starting AED 36, the 100% all-natural Angus beef cheeseburger is topped with crispy marinated shallots, pickled jalapeños, and sriracha mayo and is on offer for a limited time. The Pickled Jalapeño Burger provides a spicy twist on the brands classic cheeseburger, using crispy shallots,

WOK BOYZ launches second location in Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 11 Jun 2018

WOK BOYZ is bringing its Asian street food concept to Dubai Internet City. Opening right in time for summer, the concept will bring its menu of customisable wok-meals inspired from the far corners of Asia, to Dubai Internet City’s Building 3 food court. The new location is set to serve as a delivery hub to

Atul Kochhar: Spicing up Dubai

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Jun 2018

How does Atul Kochhar, the British based Indian chef, restauranteur and television personality ensure his venues are bringing the taste of India to the world? We have your answer in this exclusive interview with the man himself during his visit to the Dubai venue, Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar. With an outward approach towards his

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