Ramadan ‘Dessert-asters’

Hypothesis: Chocolate and simple syrup don’t mix! It’s Ramadan again, and so-called pastry chefs around the country are throwing all the sweet scraps they can find on top of classic Middle Eastern desserts and calling itΒ an ‘innovative product’. Konafa, Basbousa, Nutella, Red Velvet (which is just red food coloring), fruits, chocolate, marshmallows, cream, Oreos &…

Overnight On The Plateau

To be invited to attend the grand opening of the JW Marriott’s newest hotspot namely; ‘Plateau’ is one thing, but the overnight stay at the hotel that came with it, was a lot more than just a cherry on top! It was a warm summer day indeed, but by the time I was checking in…

The Tipsy Sparkly Teapot

Just because it’s tipsy, doesn’t mean it has to be clumsy. I was recently invited to experience the all-new Tipsy Teapot dining experience. This popular Maadi diner has recently acquired a new venue and I can honestly tell you that it was definitely worth it! The new location may be a bit smaller in comparison…