Shakshooka Pop-up Market is Back!

By | September 25, 2013

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Back in June I managed to visit the very last Shakshooka pop-up farmers market before the start of summer and I fell in love with everything shakshooka! The concept, the carefree spirit, the mystery of waiting for the next market and not knowing where it’s going to be until just before it happens, and most importantly the food items you could buy: all organic, healthy, natural, and delicious! Then summer came and went and fall arrived, bringing the Shakshooka market back! Read more »

The Butcher’s Den Bloggers Tasting

By | September 7, 2013

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Last week we had the pleasure of being invited to a private tasting event of the new menu at The Butcher’s Den. I’ve been to the Butcher’s Den before and liked it a lot although the service was a bit clunky since they were in their soft opening phase still. Now that they are operating full time I expected the service to be top notch and indeed it was. Read more »

The Avenues Summer Carnival

By | September 2, 2013

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When I first set foot on the Grand Avenues during the Avenues construction site visit, I could almost imagine a European like walkway lined with cafes and international shops. Then when the Avenues did finally open and became the place to be in Kuwait, it did feel like you were travelling every time you walk down it’s vast corridors. Last week, Read more »

Event: Ghaliah Technology’s 2nd Anniversary

By | June 6, 2013

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It all started earlier last week when a brown paper wrapped small package was dropped at home, wrapped in white ribbon, with my blog’s name on it from Ghaliah Technology, a distinguished social media company in Kuwait that we’ve been dealing with for a while now. Read more »

Dinner at Figs by Todd’s English in the Avenues

By | March 28, 2013

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Last week I received a very creative invitation from Figs by Todd English to attend the soft opening dinner in their newest and second branch located in the Avenues mall. The invitation was a wooden Read more »

Le Sushi Bar Japanese Tea Set

By | March 18, 2013

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I arrived home yesterday to find a big wood and leather box waiting for me on my dining table from Le Sushi Bar, the newly opened Japanese restaurant in Al-Hamra that I’ve reviewed a few weeks back (post). Read more »

Proud to be Kuwaiti’s VIP Opening Night – Part 1

By | March 6, 2013

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Tonight was the opening night for the Proud to be Kuwaiti exhibition and I was invited as a blogger to attend the event. Based on what I saw on my tour to the P2BK village earlier this week (post) I was really looking forward to see how the village would turn out to be and Read more »

The Proud to be Kuwaiti Village Sneak Peek Tour

By | March 4, 2013

Proud to be Kuwait, also known as P2BK, is a yearly exhibition of Kuwaiti businesses and talents that started six years ago in 2007. Ever since its begging, it began the trend of “exhibitions” in Kuwait and redefined it. Now on its sixth year, they’ve built an Read more »

Blast from the Past: WWF Wrestlers in Kuwait

By | February 28, 2013

bftpwwwfctk-002-1In my childhood our Friday night ritual was always to have dinner, turn on KTV2 to watch the WWF wrestling, then go to bed. I’ve been a big fan of wrestling back then until the day I discovered that all these wrestling matches were arranged and the entire thing was just one big show. Before that happened, in 1996, I opened the newspaper one morning to find the ad above. Read more »

Pathetic or Smart: Begging Your Way into Events?

By | February 6, 2013

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I’m astonished with every passing day at the lengths some people would go to to attend a blogger’s event and sadly we’ve seen with our own eyes bloggers that no one had heard of before because they just started yesterday shamelessly asking the event organizers shamelessly to be invited as well or even fighting Read more »

Preview: MUJI Store, Kuwait

By | January 18, 2013

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I’ve never really expressed before how much I adore MUJI in my blog now, have I? On the Grand Avenues Read more »

LoFat Vegetarian Diet – Day 19

By | January 2, 2013

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Happy New Year!

I’m happy that I’m starting the 2013 blog posts with dieting ones, I’ll consider it a good sign for the year! I didn’t diet yesterday but today I’m picking up my diet and resuming my path to feeling better. By the way I was told yeasterday that I looked thinner Read more »

Happy New Year 2013

By | January 1, 2013

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Happy new year my blog readers and friends! I hope this year is filled with fun, health, and prosperity for all of you! If 2011 felt like it went by in a flash, 2012 was even faster! Now let’s see how am I doing in my list of last year’s new year resolution, I’ve made Read more »

Zain’s BBQ Night

By | December 17, 2012

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Last week I received the cutest invitation ever to attend Zain’s BBQ night. A small bag filled with tiny ketchup, tabasco sauce, and mustard tied around a spatula! The BBQ, as expected, was Read more »

A Sneak Preview of the Opening-Soon Sections in the Avenues Mall

By | November 12, 2012

We were invited by the Avenues to a sneak preview of the soon to be opened new sections of the Avenues: The Prestige Section, The Old Souk Section, and The Soku District section. So on Friday afternoon we were all gathered up in the Grand Avenue and at Read more »

Things 2 Do in London: Monmouth Coffee

By | November 11, 2012

 

Some might argue that Monmouth Coffee sells the best coffee in London but I believe that’s hard to establish given that people’s tastes differ all the time. What I’m sure of is that you cannot walk through the Read more »

Napket’s Jazz Night Souvenier

By | November 1, 2012

Around three weeks ago I was invited to attend a new weekly event held in Napket Kuwait every Wednesday night which is the Jazz night. Every Wednesday Napket in the Avenues transforms so its guests can enjoy their meal in an Read more »

Event: Lenôtre Celebrates Preston Bailey

By | September 16, 2012

Yesterday night we were invited by Lenôtre Kuwait to attend an event celebrating Preston Bailey who is in Kuwait for the upcoming and much anticipated Celebrate Expo. Preston Bailey, if you don’t know him already, is a Read more »

The New 52 Degrees and their Ramadan Exhibition

By | July 17, 2012

Last week I received a Ramadan gift and an invitation to attend 52 Degree’s Ramadan exhibition for home accessories and dara’as (post). What I didn’t expect though is Read more »

Happy Birthday to Me… My 30 Things List

By | July 17, 2012

Every year as I age -err- gracefully I prepare a list of 30 things I wanted to do before turning 30. Today is my birthday so I’m checking out the list and seeing how much progress I’ve done. Happy birthday to me, and to Standy my birthday twin, and to Read more »

Event: Fursa’s Store Ramadan Exhibition

By | July 16, 2012

Last week I received a very cute invitation + Ramadan nuqsa from the newly opened Fursa store (post). The event was yesterday and it was my first time visiting Fursa. Read more »

The Dathra Book Launch 80s Party – Part II

By | July 16, 2012

Continuing here from Part I of the Dathra Book Launch 80’s Party (post), for drinks we had soft drinks, Se77a bottled water (may 9e77a), sunkist -which was very popular-. Read more »

Preparations for the Dathra Party

By | July 14, 2012

I didn’t want the launch of my 2nd book to be a quiet affair but I had no hopes of a book signing given that the timing is not right at all (summer, Ramadan, etc.) so I thought why not throw a cosey dinner party at my place? The decision to throw a Read more »

Exhibition: Sukar Ramadan in 360 Mall

By | July 13, 2012

I received quite an unusual invitation to a new exhibition, Sukkar Ramadan, in the form of a big chocolate bar with the invitation detail printed on the wrapping. Read more »

Zain’s Chocolate Day Celebration

By | July 11, 2012

I can’t believe its been a year already but masha2 Allah times flies so fast and last Sunday Zain invited us to the celebrate Chocolate Day again (post) in Chocolate Bar Al-Bidaa. Read more »