How Dubai’s F&B Industry can Evolve

How Dubai’s F&B Industry can Evolve

During a Post-Lockdown Summer With summer fast approaching and lockdown restrictions gradually being eased, many Dubai residents are wondering what’s next for the city’s F&B industry. As people wait for restaurants, bars and other venues to be given the go-ahead to reopen, albeit under strict health and safety restrictions, F&B businessowners and management are working tirelessly to transform their operational strategies and adapt to the new normal this summer. The Bungalow, a popular beach bar and lounge situated on the south end of La Mer, is one such venue that’s…

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UAE food tech entrepreneurs band together to support local FnB industry with BuyNowDineLater.com initiative

UAE food tech entrepreneurs band together to support local FnB industry with BuyNowDineLater.com initiative

Dubai, May 21 2020 The BuyNowDineLater.com initiative is a platform that allows members of the public to purchase gift vouchers from restaurants and cafes operating in the UAE for later use when restaurants reopen their doors. In light of the current lockdown impacting the FnB industry as a result of the outbreak of the “COVID-19” Corona virus, over 200,000 employees in the hospitality industry in Dubai alone are being affected either directly or indirectly according to a Gulf Business report with many restaurants facing closures. PointCheckout launched the initiative with…

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The #FlavouredButterChallenge recently launched in the UAE Middle East food personalities get behind Flavoured European Butter Challenge

The #FlavouredButterChallenge recently launched in the UAE

The #FlavouredButterChallenge recently launched in the UAE has resulted in over 600 unique butter recipes being created in 30 countries throughout the Middle East and the rest of the world  A campaign launched in the UAE to find the tastiest flavoured butter has amassed over 600 recipes from influencers, bloggers, celebrity chefs and TV personalities from the Middle East and the rest of the world. Launched by CNIEL, The French Dairy Board, and the European Union in April, the social media campaign #FlavouredButterChallenge partnered with eight of the UAE’s top…

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Pinza announces extension of its contest till 1 June

Pinza announces extension of its contest till 1 June

Pinza, the Dubai-born modern ‘pinzeria,’ has announced an extension on its offer, where customers can win a luxury home in MAG 5 Boulevard – Dubai South, until 1 June. All Dubai and Abu Dhabi customers have to do is order their favourite blend of the healthiest, hand-kneaded pizza crust directly from the website (www.pinza.com), Pinza’s Instagram page (@itspinza), or from Deliveroo or Chatfood. Foodies looking to own or move into a brand-new apartment in one of Dubai’s up-and-coming areas are eligible for the draw with every AED 50 spent at…

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800Pizza gets saucy with a new signature range of Pasta seasonings Home-grown pizza restaurant now delivering freshly frozen pasta sauces perfect for home cooking

علامة 800 بيتزا تطلق تشكيلة من صلصة الباستا الجديدة للطهي في المنزل

 800Pizza, the brand synonymous with authentic and traditional Italian cuisine, is pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new signature range of delicious pasta sauces. All sauces will be available through the Market section at 800pizza.com for only AED 29. Each container includes 240 grams of sauce perfect for two servings. The full range features six classic flavours of Pomodoro, Gorgonzola, and Bolognese, along with smooth Cremosa, Romana, and Creamy Chicken. To prepare the sauce, simply defrost for 90 seconds in the microwave, pre-heat the sauce in a saucepan for…

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Enjoy your 5-star Iftar with family at home Taybat restaurant delivers your luxurious Iftar spread to your doorsteps during the holy month via Talabat & Akeed

Enjoy your 5-star Iftar with family at home  Taybat restaurant delivers your luxurious Iftar spread to your doorsteps during the holy month via Talabat & Akeed

Muscat, Oman (May 03, 2020) – Taybat Restaurant at Grand Millennium Muscat, a luxury five-star hotel located at the heart of Muscat, launches Iftar home delivery via Talabat & Akeed during the holy month. Embracing the spirit of Ramadan, this breakthrough comes to support the national call, ‘Stay Home’, by providing citizens and residents of Muscat with their favourite food at 5-star standards to their doorsteps. In cooperation with Talabat & Akeed, Taybat restaurant will continue to offer its finest dishes in town to its customers in Muscat. For that…

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ATLANTIS, THE PALM SERVES IFTAR FOR DINERS IN RESORT AND AT HOME

ATLANTIS, THE PALM SERVES IFTAR FOR DINERS IN RESORT AND AT HOME

The resort’s famed Ramadan tent ‘Asateer’ will offer home-delivered Iftar whilst WHITE restaurant will serve in-resort Iftar by the beach DUBAI, United Arab Emirates 30th April 2020  –  In line with the Dubai Government’s decision to ease some restrictions around the city, Atlantis, The Palm is pleased to announce that the resort will offer special Iftar deals to enjoy in-resort and at home during the Holy Month of Ramadan. ASATEER HOME DELIVERY Whilst the resorts’ famed Asateer tent is not open this year, diners can still enjoy Dubai’s favourite Iftar…

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In The Crust We Trust: Demons & Angels Launches in the UAE with Healthy Cheat-Foods

In The Crust We Trust: Demons & Angels Launches in the UAE with Healthy Cheat-Foods

2 March, Dubai, United Arab Emirates—Health focused foodies unite! Demons & Angels has officially launched in the UAE, and is quickly becoming the mouth-watering solution to satisfying those pesky cravings—the smart way. The delivery concept transforms the world’s most beloved cheat-foods into healthier and tastier options, using 100% cauliflower as an alternative to high carb gluten. Showcasing over 20 delicious, guilt-free options, patrons can purchase their favourite comfort foods at ease with a quick delivery to their doorstep. Demons & Angels dishes feature healthy alternatives to high-carb meals, from cauliflower…

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Middle East Restaurant Association Continues Support of F&B Industry with Expert-Led ‘MERA Powered by GRIF’ Webinar

Middle East Restaurant Association Continues Support of F&B Industry with Expert-Led  ‘MERA Powered by GRIF’ Webinar

The latest MERA powered by GRIF webinar was hosted by Samantha Wood (FooDiva) and focused on crisis communications during the COVID-19 crisis. Expert advice, opinions and insights were provided by Claudia De Brito, Stasha Toncev, Nicola Walsh and Georgie Woollams. The weekly webinar series is back on Wednesday, 22nd of April at 10am, and will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on business & industry. Register HERE! Dubai, UAE (21st April 2020): In its continued and collective efforts to provide an inclusive support system for both the restaurant industry and…

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800PIZZA® receives 2020 Super Brand Status Award

800PIZZA® receives 2020 Super Brand Status Award

Dubai, March 2020: The brand has now become a strong force in the F&B industry as it has been awarded the SUPERBRAND® status 2014, 2015, 2018 and 2020 making them a reputable force to be reckoned with in the industry. 800PIZZA’s ardent passion and wish to share a taste of real Italian cuisine with people in this part of the globe has played a large part in the success of the brand. 800PIZZA has proven its excellence in the food industry and has built a brand recognized by many as…

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RAMADAN NIGHTSBY DISH- MENU 2020

RAMADAN NIGHTSBY DISH- MENU 2020

Beginning Moroccan olives poached in olive oil and felfel (vegan) Roast beetroot hummus, pumpkin and nigella seeds served with Arabic and toasted flat breads (vegan) Red lentil, roast tomato and saffron soup, za’atar crème fraiche (v) Selection of premium dates Middle Slow braised Middle Eastern spiced lamb shoulder, scented pilaf, confit garlic yogurt Sumac marinated chicken wrapped in knafeh, mango chili relish Cardamom and vanilla poached salmon, compressed cucumber, baby fennel, cured lemon Char grilled asparagus, broccolini, green beans, ras el hanoutromesco, feta, almonds (v) Grilled baby gem with burnt…

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Elevate your Culinary Experience to Enchanting at Dubai’s Hidden Gem:Lou’Loua by Nadia

Elevate your Culinary Experience to Enchanting at Dubai’s Hidden Gem:Lou’Loua by Nadia

Dubai (March 2020): Ideally locatedon Jumeirah Beach Road, Lou’Loua by Nadiais a truly enchanting culinary setting – an idyllicspace to relax over breakfast, catch up with friends over coffee, or enjoy a private celebration with loved ones. Inspired by the pearls of the Arabian Gulf, this hidden gem, in the heart of Jumeirah, epitomises modern Arabia in all itssplendour and redefines contemporary Mediterraneancuisine with an Arabictwist, while retaining the inimitable warmth of traditional Arabic hospitality. From the minute they walk through the door of Lou’Loua by Nadia, guestswill find themselvesimmersed…

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Elevate your Culinary Experience to Enchanting at Dubai’s Hidden Gem:Lou’Loua by Nadia

Elevate your Culinary Experience to Enchanting at Dubai’s Hidden Gem:Lou’Loua by Nadia

Dubai (February 2020): Ideally locatedon Jumeirah Beach Road, Lou’Loua by Nadiais a truly enchanting culinary setting – an idyllicspace to relax over breakfast, catch up with friends over coffee, or enjoy a private celebration with loved ones. Inspired by the pearls of the Arabian Gulf, this hidden gem, in the heart of Jumeirah, epitomises modern Arabia in all itssplendour and redefines contemporary Mediterraneancuisine with an Arabictwist, while retaining the inimitable warmth of traditional Arabic hospitality. From the minute they walk through the door of Lou’Loua by Nadia, guestswill find themselvesimmersed…

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Cactus Jacks at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Extends Operating Hours

Cactus Jacks at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai Extends Operating Hours

Extending its hours of operation, Cactus Jacks at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai will now be open daily from 4:00pm to 3:00am. In addition, diners can enjoy every day Happy Hour with a special Tapas menu from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and special drink offer from AED 25. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “We are delighted to extend the hours of operation at Cactus Jacks in response to the demand from our guests. People can enjoy some amazing Happy Hour offers as well as fantastic…

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Feast on Delicious Soul Food That’s Easily Pulled Apart at Dubai’s Newest Urban Eatery: PULLED

Feast on Delicious Soul Food That’s Easily Pulled Apart at Dubai’s Newest Urban Eatery: PULLED

Dubai (February 2020): Located on Jumeirah Road in the heart of Umm Suqeim, PULLED is a homegrown, UAE-based, street-style eatery that serves up ridiculously delicious soul food based on outrageously original recipes, plucked from the imagination of Founder Shamsa Al Habtoor. From sandwiches and blazing fries to flavourful lemonades and desserts, PULLED offers you a menu filled with the ultimate comfort food, easily pulled apart for your pleasure. An authentic Emirati brand influenced by international flavours, PULLED is powered by a passionate team, on a mission to serve diners real…

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In The Crust We Trust: Demons & Angels Launches in the UAE with Healthy Cheat-Foods

In The Crust We Trust: Demons & Angels Launches in the UAE with Healthy Cheat-Foods

2 March, Dubai, United Arab Emirates—Health focused foodies unite! Demons & Angels has officially launched in the UAE, and is quickly becoming the mouth-watering solution to satisfying those pesky cravings—the smart way. The delivery concept transforms the world’s most beloved cheat-foods into healthier and tastier options, using 100% cauliflower as an alternative to high carb gluten. Showcasing over 20 delicious, guilt-free options, patrons can purchase their favourite comfort foods at ease with a quick delivery to their doorstep. Demons & Angels dishes feature healthy alternatives to high-carb meals, from cauliflower…

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W XYZ Bar & Lounge at the Aloft City Center Deira launches all-new exciting offerings

W XYZ Bar & Lounge at the Aloft City Center Deira launches all-new exciting offerings

Put your sombrero and poncho on and get ready to enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline and celebrate your love for Mexican food with WXYZ’s all new Taco Tuesdays. Every Tuesday from 7pm to 11pm, the ever-so trendy W XYZ invites guests to drive away those mid-week blues and enjoy a platter of delicious tacos along with a hop.So, be sure to head on over to Aloft City Center Deira’s W XYZ this Tuesday for a night of funky tunes, instagrammable views and most importantly, TACOS! Date: Every Tuesday…

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EXPERIENCE ANEW TWIST TO DINING AT ALOFT DUBAI SOUTH

EXPERIENCE ANEW TWIST TO DINING AT ALOFT DUBAI SOUTH

DUBAI, UAE – 2March 2020:Aloft Dubai South’s Nook Restaurant introduces scrumptious new additions to its elective menu. The trendy dining venueis the ideal spot forin-house guests and residents to unwind after work, hang-out with friends to grab a meal and catchup. Being the first boutique hotel located near the Expo 2020 site, the popular restaurant brings a new twist to your dining experienceserving up a selection of flavourful international cuisines and refreshing beverages. Guests can rely on Nook Restaurant to fuel them up and satisfy cravingsanytime of the day whether…

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Broaden Your Culinary & Social Horizons this Month at BOMBAY BOROUGH

Broaden Your Culinary & Social Horizons this Month at BOMBAY BOROUGH

Dubai (February 2020): With March upon us, 2020 is in full swing, and that means it’s time to upgrade your expectations and discover DIFC’s go-to bar and eatery, Bombay Borough, for everything from after-work drinks to delicious meals with friends and loved ones. Whether you’re planning to hop on board the Bombay Borough Express for the all-new Express Lunch, or hoping to catch some Bombay Prohibition-ending vibeswithdaily Happy Hours on the full bar–Bombay Borough serves up the very best of new India in truly exciting ways, every day of the…

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Fun Times & Feasts at Blue waters During Dubai Food Festival

Fun Times & Feasts at Blue waters During Dubai Food Festival

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,March3rd2020: Bluewaters, Meraas’ unique island destination and home to the iconic Ain Dubai, has launched its calendar of fantastic food,fun and games for the Dubai Food Festival (DFF), taking place until Saturday, March 14th 2020. The whole island is gearing up for a festival of feasting with truly unique culinary experiences, from pop-ups to cooking masterclasses for dedicated foodies on offer across many of the island’s exciting dining outlets. While adults can be happily engaged by food alone, children generally require something a little more playful, which…

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