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 »

Dinner at Bice Ristorante

By | June 10, 2013

Last week we were invited by Bice Ristorante to try their newly launched summer menu. I’ve heard a lot of good things about them and was planning to save my visit for a special occasion so when the opportunity came to visit I went there on time and brought along my appetite. Read more »

Holiday Breakfast in Ayyame

By | February 27, 2013

baaitm-029-1On the first day of last week’s national and liberation holiday we woke up early, the weather was excellent and we knew we wanted to have breakfast outdoors, so we headed to The Village to have breakfast in Ayyame. I Read more »

Making Waraq 3enab… and Succeeding!

By | August 11, 2012

A long time ago my husband expressed a wish that we try and make our own waraq 3enab bel zait -stuffed vine leaves- at home. I don’t know why given Read more »

The Butcher’s Den Steakhouse Review

By | May 27, 2012

Last week on our way to Izakaya in Al-Bida’a area we noticed that the Butcher’s Den was open, so we made a mental note to visit it the next time we were out for dinner. Read more »

Things 2 Do in London: Birmingham's Xmas Market!

By | December 1, 2010

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It started snowing early this year in the UK. There is nothing better in this snow than to stroll in a German style Xmas Market in the snow. It’s just the perfect time! We took the train to Birmingham to visit their Frankfurt Xmas Market and by the time we got there it was snowing lightly and bitterly cold of course but it was amazing! Especially while eating everything we can buy and eat there :p … If you are even in London during December you must visit Birmingham for their Xmas market… it’s well worth the trip!  Read more »

Things 2 Get 4m London: Hula Hoops!

By | November 9, 2010

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I do not eat packaged potatoe chips. I haven’t eaten any in years simply because i loathe the taste and feel against my fingers -and the smell- There is only one exception: Hula Hoops! I simply cannot resist the salted. I can never board the plane back home without getting my self several packets of Hula Hoops to stash for Q8 and one packet to eat on the plane before the plane takes off… that’s my travel to Q8 back from the UK ritual. So the next time you see a sad girl boarding a BA plane to Kuwait and eating a packet of Hula Hoops… that would be me!

Don’t you like Hula Hoops? What is your favourite potato chips brand on earth?