Filipino Entrepreneurs in the Middle East – Food and Beverage
Aug01

Filipino Entrepreneurs in the Middle East – Food and Beverage

La Carne Premium Meat – UAE Joan Tuaño Co – Founder and Culinary Business Manager lacarne.ae   As Abu Dhabi’s premium meat retailer, La Carne bridges the gap between people and meat with high quality eating. Specializing in grass-fed Wagyu and Angus beef, as well as lamb, the family-run joint has garnered great trust from customers, carving out a reputation for providing meat that is not only excellent, but traceable....

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Filipino Restaurants Taking the World Center Stage
Jul16

Filipino Restaurants Taking the World Center Stage

A taste of home no matter what country you are in because Filipino food is love. By Alwee Villarosa While everyone is gushing about the latest food trends in Manila, let’s take a step back and look at the big picture: Filipino food is taking over the rest of the world.   With over 10 million Filipinos overseas, no one has to look too far for a taste of home. But it’s not only us Pinoys who are enjoying our native cuisine.  As the...

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100 Brands Filipinos Love: Food & Restaurants in the Middle East
Feb27

100 Brands Filipinos Love: Food & Restaurants in the Middle East

Our love of food, among other things, is partly what makes us Filipino. Check out these great restaurants Pinoys can’t get enough of:   OFF THE HOOK:     Craving for seafood?  Head on out to Off the Hook which specializes in seafood boils done Louisiana style and served with their unique sauce selections, which include OTH Special, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Butter, Olive and Herbs, Curry and Chili.  OTH takes pride in...

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This Contemporary Middle Eastern Restaurant Is Worthy For Long Out-of-Office Lunch Break
Feb08

This Contemporary Middle Eastern Restaurant Is Worthy For Long Out-of-Office Lunch Break

This Contemporary Middle Eastern Restaurant Is Worthy Of Long Out-of-Office Lunch Breaks   The lamb cutlet at BHAR, we were told, will take 35 minutes to prepare. That’s enough time to munch on a reimagined yet refreshing fattoush salad, some funky falafel, and fried calamari with pickled chili mayonnaise while looking out at the majestic Burj Khalifa or the calming Dubai Canal — while pretending that one doesn’t have to go back...

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A New Healthy and Creative Addition to Abu Dhabi’s Gastronomic Landscape
Dec14

A New Healthy and Creative Addition to Abu Dhabi’s Gastronomic Landscape

Watermelon Restaurant & Cafe makes the case for the new generation of “healthy” food restaurants. Remember restaurants? The ones you keep going back to? Not the places where you have to wait for three hours until someone texts you. Not the places where you drop in once, shave off a lump of your savings and eat cold food because you’ve tried to perfect that flatlay so you can brag about your new dining experience on...

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Ramen Etiquette – How to Ramen as Effectively as Possible
Dec13

Ramen Etiquette – How to Ramen as Effectively as Possible

By Paolo Benitez     Japanism is taking over as we know it! From the pop culture, music and to the food, all of us are obsessed! Everyone says Sushi is the go to food for Japanese cuisine, but what about Ramen? Here’s a list of rules for all you Ramen first timers and veterans (with all the cultural appropriation to go).   Start by sampling the broth: The broth is the most vital part of the Ramen! Whether you drink...

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