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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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JW Marriott Hotel Dubai: Festive Celebrations and Cookies From Around The World
Dec12

JW Marriott Hotel Dubai: Festive Celebrations and Cookies From Around The World

Make the holidays a season to remember with the festive dining offers and events at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai. From intimate dinners Italian-style at Cucina, the Italian Kitchen, to award-winning cuisine at JW’s Steakhouse to the famous dine-arounds across three restaurants, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai is a superb choice for celebratory dining with fun-filled entertainment for the whole family. For those wanting to celebrate at home, let an...

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Max’s Cleans Up at Major UAE Award Show
Nov20

Max’s Cleans Up at Major UAE Award Show

Max’s Restaurant Wins Favorite Pan Asian Restaurant at What’s On Abu Dhabi; Favorite Pan Asian Restaurant (Below AED 400) at What’s On Dubai Awards   Max’s Restaurant made a clean sweep last week when it won the Favorite Pan Asian Restaurant (Below 400 AED) at the popular What’s On Awards in Dubai. Facing some stiff competition, the popular Filipino restaurant also took home the same award at the What’s On Abu Dhabi Awards last...

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