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Last couple of times during our trips to the Mall of Arabia, we glanced across this place called Chapter that claimed to serve malaysian cuisine along with some boutique bakery stuff. Honestly, it was the boutique stuff that kept us away from this place. But yesterday we were accompanied by our very good Malaysian friend […]
Freshi Ice Sticks is essentially Gelato on Stick, Gelato being the Italian version of ice cream, made by hand, made with less butterfat and sugar andâ€”unlike most commercial ice creamsâ€”lasts just a few days after itâ€™s made. Itâ€™s an ice cream alternative for the health-conscious. Have you tried Freshi Ice Sticks? If so, write a […]
This Thursday night as our family wondered what to have for dinner, I had a craving for Chinese and as the closest option to us was Durrat China on Corniche Road, we hurried over as it was already midnight. We went upstairs and were shown a table but we requested the corner table which is […]
I went with the wife to The Globe Restaurant and Lounge after her cousin recommended it. I was aware of its existence for months now from my several visits to Sultan Mall, but I neither had a great urge nor curiosity to visit it. I guess it is the word lounge attached to it with […]
The wait is finally over, at last â€œPaulâ€ the eagerly awaited French cafÃ© and bakery opened its doors in Jeddah. The French Bakery that was established in 1899 and now has a presence in many countries across Europe, America, Asia, and the Middle East. I have been a fan of it since I experienced it […]
Tucked away in Khalideya dist., Rawdah street Shakelicious had my tastebuds screaming for more. It works on the simple concept of mixing and blending just about anything with icecream; be it chocolate bars, candies, fruits, cookies and even cereals. I tried the buenis shake and it was heavenly. My husband who has a fetish […]
Last weekend on a Thursday night just after midnight, I was heading home coming out of Star Avenue Mall with my wife when suddenly I craved pizza. It was late so I figured my only options are Pizza Hut or Dominoes But it turned out I didnt have to look further, for a few meters […]
There are four restaurants within the Belajio Resort Jeddah complex; Crystal: Fusion cuisine, Dar Al Qamar: An open air restaurant serving Arabic/ Indian cuisine, Layalina: Lebanese cuisine and Tea garden: An enclosed restaurant facing the red sea offering a mix of cuisines, a la carte. All four places serve shisha, which may make the location […]
Vapiano is a German franchise of restaurants with international presence in many countries around the world. Despite its origin, Vapiano doesn’t serve German cuisine; instead the food served there is Italian. I have passed by branches of Vapiano throughout the years in other Gulf states, but have never set foot in one. But after it […]
Last week my kids where nagging me from the back seat of the car for something sweet. So I thought we would get some cup cakes from the new Munch branch on the far northern end of Sultan street. Right next to it was a pizza place called â€œNew York Cab Pizzaâ€. Looked nice from […]
Voila is a chocolate parlour in the open-air Millennium Mall on Tahlia; going east towards Medina Road, it is after Le Mall and before the Nissan Infiniti building. To gain access to it on the second floor, you enter the circular tower in the central piazza-like area of the Mall and take the lift; the […]
Barnies Restaurant Jeddah is located on Tahlia Street in the Bader Center, close to the Bin Himran Building. This contemporary Italian restaurant offers both classic and innovative Italian specialities as well as a selection of Mediterranean flavours, their chef de cuisine ensures only the freshest ingredients are used in the preparation of Barnies prized recipes […]
The poolside cafe 360 is the intercontinental Hotels latest food and beverage outlet at the hotel. Open for evening Shisha and Tea, this quiet spot is tucked away around the hotel pool,Â perfect for meeting business associates, rendezvousing with friends or stealing a few minutes of solitude with a fresh cup of coffee and a […]
If youâ€™re looking for a family style lounge you can spend your evening at with your friends and loved ones then you have found your place. The Terrace is located at Happy land Atallah Park, it has a separate entrance from the outside.
In the corner of Prince Sultan St. and Rawdah St. lies the Bin Suleiman Center, the latest hub in town for many new restaurants. The construction work in the Center itself is not yet finished but a couple of shops in its courtyard is already opened.
Cake-A-Licious is a relatively new addition to the cake and cupcake scene in Jeddah. Set on Batarji St just across from the Saudi German Hospital is this young bakery which specializes in cakes, but also includes a line of 12 fresh cupcakes each day. As if this isn’t enough a bunch of other desserts are […]
This weekend something wonderful happened that made me happy, very very happy. I am referring to the opening of the first branch of Marble Slab Creamery in Jeddah and all of KSA in Mall of Arabia. The main concept of Marble Slab is that you get to choose your flavor or flavors of ice cream, […]
My husband and I love Japanese food, so we decided to try out the Hokkaido Restaurant at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The service was friendly, fast and helpful. We ordered Sushi Sets as staryers and the sashiniâ€™s and Maki Rolls were..