A definite must when visiting any country is to try the local cuisine, so when planning my trip to Muscat I was determined to find a good Omani restaurant – or at least any restaurant that served Omani food. Enter Bait Al Luban, conveniently located near the Mutrah Souq which was one of the many… Continue reading Traditional Omani cuisine at Bait Al Luban, Muscat
I’m a bit (okay, VERY) late to the Qatar Link Up party, but whatever. The restaurant scene in Doha is growing at such a rapid rate that I really can’t keep up. There are so many new restaurants popping up every other week, and they just keep getting better and better. I haven’t even begun… Continue reading The difficult decision: What’s my favourite restaurant in Doha?
OR the place that made me cry when I first tried their tacos. I first tried Mr. Taco’s taco and horchata (a drink made of rice water with cinnamon) at the Qatar International Food Festival, and have been to their restaurant three times since then. I wasn’t sure about what to order the first time,… Continue reading Mr. Taco: OR my new favourite restaurant in Doha
I think everyone in Qatar has heard of Al Mourjan at one point during their stay here. It’s situated at the Doha Corniche, a very popular place for the residents, and the view is gorgeous especially at night. They’ve won numerous awards, and like to tell people about it. And the food has a reputation… Continue reading Al Mourjan @ The Corniche
After a great time watching The Reduced Shakespeare Company perform, we wandered around Katara a bit to enjoy the lovely weather. We weren’t planning on eating anything, but then I spotted the lovely garden area outside of Sukar Pasha, a Turkish restaurant. I had never noticed it before, and the place just looked so pretty,… Continue reading A lovely garden view at Sukar Pasha
As part of the Britain Is Great campaign currently on-going in Qatar, The St. Regis arranged for a beach party at their oyster bay with local band The Exiles to play favourite UK chart hits for the evening! It sounded like good fun so we decided to make a night out of it and go early… Continue reading Steak Night Date Night @ The Astor Grill
I’ve finally had my first taste of Egyptian Cuisine, thanks to the guidance of some amazing Egyptian friends. You don’t really hear much about Egyptian cuisine, even here in Doha where there’s a large Egyptian expat population. Usually it’s Turkish this, Lebanese that, and Indian over there. I guess I just made the mistake of… Continue reading Egyptian Dining with Egyptian Friends