Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. is preparing to introduce 11 new brands to Kuwait when The Avenues Phase IV opens later this month.

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Ghia Holding debuts Abd El Wahab in London

Ghia Holding debuts Abd El Wahab in London

Ghia Holding, a Lebanese company that creates, launches, and operates F&B concepts, has debuted Abd El Wahab, its Lebanese restaurant to London, in partnership with Lebanese businessman Thomas Rizkallah.   The restaurant is located in Belgravia, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.   Abd El Wahab was founded...

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‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ restaurant to debut in Dubai

‘MasterChef The TV Experience’ restaurant to debut in Dubai

Dubai-based property developer and fast-growing F&B specialist The First Group signed a deal with global content powerhouse Endemol Shine Group to bring the world’s first MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant to Dubai. Based on the popular MasterChef reality television series, the restaurant will introduce a world-first dining experience to Dubai...

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Chalhoub Group expands its F&B portfolio

Chalhoub Group expands its F&B portfolio

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East and has brought Alice Pizza to the region. The group started F&B division two years ago and Alice Pizza is the newest venture to the division.   Alice Pizza (pronounced ‘Ah-LEE-cheh’), Rome’s authentic pizzeria ‘al taglio’ (by...

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Casper & Gambini’s opens in Dubai

Casper & Gambini’s opens in Dubai

Lebanese restaurant brand, Casper & Gambini’s recently debuted in Dubai. It is located at Damac Maison Royale, The Distinction.

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USD 407 million mixed-use destination to launch in Kuwait in Q1 2018

USD 407 million mixed-use destination to launch in Kuwait in Q1 2018

Tamdeen Group, a leading property developer in Kuwait, announced that Al Kout Project, the largest waterfront retail and entertainment destination in the country, has entered the final stages of construction.  Occupying a plot of 300,000 square meters, Al Kout Project offers six diverse experiences, the most modern of which is...

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Finding a winning design formula for a Lebanese QSR

Finding a winning design formula for a Lebanese QSR

Transposing an idea into a realistic, tangible concept that holds true and flows seamlessly, choosing the right architecture firm becomes central. Antoine Tabet Associates showed themselves more than capable of executing a project that would meet these and other specific criteria

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After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

  “After a wonderful year at Zahira, creating original menus, special Lebanese and Australian wine dinners and a glorious Ramadan feasting month of dishes I have decided to move on with the blessing of the H Hotel… to exchange my apron for a more hands off roll in demanding kitchens...

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BLUE NOTE CAFE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

BLUE NOTE CAFE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

BLUE NOTE CAFE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS Beirut’s Blue Note Café, which first opened its doors in Hamra in 1987, has just celebrated its 30th anniversary. As one of the city’s most popular live music venues, it has welcomed countless celebrities, members of the press, politicians and local and foreign diplomats...

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Staycations growing trendier in Middle East

Staycations growing trendier in Middle East

Traveler habits are evolving and as annual leave periods become more and more fragmented, vacationers from the Middle East region are travelling intra-regionally or internationally more often and for shorter periods of time. Travelers from the region are also growing more budget conscious as they shop on-line for better and...

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