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COYA Dubai introduces sharing meal kits concept for Eid Al Fitr

by Dina Maaty | 20 May 2020

This Eid Al Fitr holiday, COYA Dubai will be offering special sharing meal kits from May 23-30. The Latin American restaurant’s Eid specials will include two main dishes and a dessert for sharing – the Paletilla de Cordero or lamb shoulder, the Dorada Escabeche Peruano or char-grilled whole sea bream, both accompanied by side dishes, and Tortell de Nata Maracuya or sweet

Rockfish launches pop-up series with guest chefs

by Dina Maaty | 20 May 2020

Rockfish at Jumeirah Al Naseem is welcoming a new series of pop-ups for the summer. FIKA restaurant will be the first pop-up. For two weeks, the FIKA team will showcase a menu, inspired by the timeless Swedish philosophy of carving time out of the day to enjoy food. Set to run for the duration of

The DED facilitates NRTC Fresh and InstaShop collaboration

by Dina Maaty | 20 May 2020

The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has announced an alliance between NRTC Fresh and InstaShop to enable consumers to receive same-day deliveries of fresh products. The initiative comes in response to the growing demand for food and consumables ordered online as well as to meet the growing demand for the convenient purchase of

Chef Reif Othman to launch new concepts at Depachika Food Hall, a new eatery later this year

by Dina Maaty | 18 May 2020

Chef Reif Othman is expanding into Palm Jumeirah’s Depachika Food Hall this week. First up is the opening of a cake and chirashi counter on May 21 in time for Eid, followed by a donburi pop-up that launches on May 29 and will operate every Friday and Saturday. These two homegrown concept introductions are a

UAE-based entrepreneurs launch B2B e-commerce platform

by Dina Maaty | 18 May 2020

DXBUY, a B2B e-commerce platform dedicated to small and medium businesses in retail and F&B, has announced its official launch. After being available to select users during the beta phase for nearly six months, DXBUY is now available to all businesses in the UAE to download and self-register. The mobile eCommerce app is designed to

Shanghai Me set to reopen on May 20

by Dina Maaty | 17 May 2020

Shanghai Me will welcome guests from May 20, 2020, while remaining fully compliant with the guidelines set by Dubai Municipality. Inspired by the glamour of 1930’s China, when residents emerged from the prohibition era, Shanghai Me pays heritage to the traditions of the past. With an intricate and exquisite menu, guests can enjoy a contemporary

Register Now: HCNME Talks Webinar on The Future of F&B

by Dina Maaty | 17 May 2020

Join Hotel & Catering News Middle East for its first webinar, addressing some of the toughest challenges facing operators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As the F&B world gradually re-opens, everyone from owners and marketers, to restaurateurs and staff are finding themselves working under new conditions. From operating at a reduced capacity, to adjusting to improved

Opinion: The new norm, a reality check

by Dina Maaty | 14 May 2020

By Naim MaadadChief Executive & Founder – Gates Hospitality “There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else.

Majid Al Futtaim launches VOX Cinemas Drive-in at Mall of the Emirates

by Dina Maaty | 14 May 2020

Majid Al Futtaim has launched a VOX Cinemas Drive-in on the rooftop of Mall of the Emirates. Developed in response to the temporary closure of cinemas, and in support of the government re-opening parts of the economy in a safe manner, the new experience will open to the public May 17. The drive-in experience will

Opinion: New ecosystems and the food tech revolution

by Dina Maaty | 14 May 2020

Former managing director at Accenture Strategy Middle East & Turkey for the past nine years, Raffaella Campagnoli is now the founder and managing director of LIRA Strategy Partners, a company that specialises in accelerating ecosystems. I was reading an article stating that the massive impact that COVID-19 has had on the global food system, requires









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