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Foxglove British Gastropub at Soho Garden is now open

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jan 2021

Soho Garden has announced the official opening of the newest extension of its venue: Foxglove. A British gastronomic experience, it’s located at the heart of Soho Garden, alongside the expansive, recently opened, outdoor venue Soho Beer Garden, next to the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand. A unique gastronomic experience, Foxglove offers guests a selection of British classics

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates launches Valentine’s Day offerings

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jan 2021

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has announced its Valentine’s Day offerings. For The Game of Love, couples eying a getaway of sheer romance can prepare for an experience planned by Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. Launching a special one-off progressive dinner coupled with riddles and an eventful itinerary for Valentine’s Day, guests will

Café 302 offers vegan diners 50% off

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jan 2021

This January, Café 302, the award-winning urban restaurant-café located at Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana in Abu Dhabi, invites guests to celebrate Veganuary with its new vegan menu and weekly offers.   In line with the global Veganuary campaign and to cater to the rising popularity of the vegan diet, the restaurant has specially curated

Ascott sets new target of 10,000 units in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey by 2025

by Dina Maaty | 25 Jan 2021

CapitaLand’s wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has added a record number of over 14,200 units across 71 properties worldwide for 2020, with the aim of growing its global portfolio to 160,000 units by 2023. Despite Covid-19, this exceeds the number of units secured in 2019, marking a fourth consecutive year of

CZNBurak welcomes over 45,000 guests in less than a month since its opening

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jan 2021

Opening its first branch outside Turkey with a huge welcome show that saw the restaurant’s name on Burj Khalifa, CZNBurak is a joint venture between Instagram sensation, Chef Burak Özdemir and Dives Holding, the company that will see the brand expand across several GCC markets, choosing Dubai as its launching platform. Since its opening on

evian introduces new label-free, 100% recycled bottle

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jan 2021

evian Middle East has revealed a new bottle with an engraved logo, as the brand looks at innovative ways to reduce its use of virgin plastic. The bottle, which has been almost two years in the making, is a first of its kind for the brand; created from 100% recycled plastic, without the need for

Sharjah attracts $220 million in investments and creates 1,117 new jobs in 2020

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jan 2021

On the business side, the pandemic has revealed the resilience of cities like Sharjah, which continued to grow amid crisis by allowing global investors leverage opportunities offered by its diverse economy, business-friendly environment and low operating costs, among other competitive advantages. At the end of 2020, the emirate attracted 24 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects

The Brooklyn Creamery introduces mood-enhancing ice cream

by Dina Maaty | 24 Jan 2021

The Brooklyn Creamery has created an innovative treat in the form of mood-boosting ice cream. The ice cream maestros have now churned up three new ice cream flavours – also low fat and low calorie – which include specially-selected natural ingredients scientifically proven to help boost the mood. While there are several food and dessert

Dubai issues new rules for restaurants and cafés

by Dina Maaty | 22 Jan 2021

The distance between tables at Dubai eateries has been increased from two to three metres. The number of people per table at restaurants has also been reduced from 10 to seven. At cafés, the maximum number per table is four. The new limits were announced by Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management on

Nestlé Professional MENA: Making Delicious Possible with Chef Lovedeep Singh

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jan 2021

Sous Chef Lovedeep Singh, an Indian national, has seven years of culinary experience, two of which are in the UAE. Can you give us a glimpse of your career journey so far?I started my career with Radisson Group in India and, two and a half years ago, I arrived here to join the O’Pao team;









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