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Humble Hummus To Take On Superfood Status

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Jan 2016

The UN’s declaration of 2016 as the International Year of Pulses will focus a spotlight on Mediterranean cuisine and further elevate the humble hummus to superfood status, according to a leading Lebanese food expert.

Two appointments at InterContinental

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Jan 2016

With a wealth of culinary experience, spanning 23 years, Paul Barton has joined InterContinental Hotels, in Dubai Festival City, as the director of kitchens. Originally from Australia, Paul has held F&B Management positions around the globe including Melbourne – The Oberoi, Sofitel & Park Hyatt; Toronto – The Royal York; Abu Dhabi – Emirates Palace;

Cricketer Suresh Raina launches Sugar Free Cakes at Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe

by Sophia Soltani | 03 Jan 2016

A new range of sugar-free cakes by Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe was launched by renowned Indian cricketer Suresh Raina, at the outlet in Thumbay Hospital, Dubai, on 31 December, 2015. Raina also met and interacted with visitors at the outlet, and obliged their requests for selfies and autographs.

Eric Lanlard Goes Stratos-Pheric

by Sophia Soltani | 29 Dec 2015

  Continental pâtissier of the year Eric Lanlard creates heritage-inspired scented menu to accompany the spectacular 360° views of the capital

Deliveroo tackles food deliveries in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 28 Dec 2015

Deliveroo, Europe’s popular food delivery service, officially launched in Dubai last month.

S.Pellegrino calls for entries to Young Chef 2016

by Sophia Soltani | 27 Dec 2015

Following the notable worldwide success of its first edition with more than 3,000 applications submitted, S.Pellegrino has launched Young Chef 2016, the global scouting project to find the best young chef in the world.

Best of British food trucks roll into Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Dec 2015

International food trucks will descend on Dubai next year when Eat the World DXB – a hip, new street food-meets-entertainment concept – brings 15 of the English capital’s most diverse food truck concepts to Burj Park.

Innovate or Saturate

by Sophia Soltani | 22 Dec 2015

  Last year saw tremendous growth in the independent food and beverage sector which, coupled with crippling rent increases and shortages of skilled labour, impacted heavily on the large operators, forcing them to consolidate and re-invent, as Michael Gordon discovered

Gulfood expected to attract 5,000 companies

by Sophia Soltani | 20 Dec 2015

The 2016 edition of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and hospitality trade show, will cement its standing as the world’s leading global food trading platform when more than 5,000 international companies from 120 countries gather at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 21-25 February.









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