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. Founded in 1996 in Lebanon, Casper & Gambini’s is an all-day restaurant-café that is present in 10 cities with 40 operations worldwide. The eatery offers an innovative and globally inspired selection...

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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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Alshaya brings Italian pizzeria Spontini to the region

Alshaya brings Italian pizzeria Spontini to the region

Spontini, the Milan-based pizzeria, signed an agreement with retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region.   “I’m proud that we’ll be able to offer diners in the MENA region a handmade pizza that will be prepared every day using the...

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Virtual restaurant ‘Project P’ launches in Dubai

Virtual restaurant ‘Project P’ launches in Dubai

  A brand new virtual pizza restaurant has landed in Dubai, offering a fuss-free solution to online food delivery.   Project P, the brainchild of the Foodmark group, will offer a ‘one-size-fits-all’ deal – offering 13 inch gourmet pizzas for only AED 34 (USD 9) each (inclusive of VAT). A...

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What’s hot in food for 2018?

What’s hot in food for 2018?

  Food innovation is running at an all-time high and the Specialty Food Associatio’s Trendspotter Panel has named what they believe will be hot trends in 2018.   The panel draws perspectives from retail, foodservice, strategic marketing, and culinary education, and includes Ken Blanchette, FreshDirect; Jonathan Deutsch, Drexel University; Kara Nielsen, CCD Innovation; Perla Nieves and...

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Chateau Ksara is one of Lebanon’s top touristic destinations

Chateau Ksara is one of Lebanon’s top touristic destinations

  With a history that spans over 160 years, Chateau Ksara has become one of Lebanon’s most visited destinations because of the heritage it holds, as well as the quality and variety of wine that it produces. Today, the Ksara estate has managed to keep attracting visitors from all parts...

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British Airways invests in substantial new catering for world traveler customers

British Airways invests in substantial new catering for world traveler customers

British Airways announced a multi-million dollar investment in its World Traveller (long-haul economy cabin) catering, introducing an exciting and expanded new menu, which provides more quantity and quality to both meals and great snacking options throughout the flight.   Options now include: Pretzels with the welcome drink, a four-course meal...

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Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa signed a partnership agreement with Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini who will take control of the hotel’s renowned Italian restaurant La Pergola, which will be rebranded to ‘La Pergola by Perbellini’ as reported News of Bahrain.   This outlet will mark the debut...

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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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5 things to keep in mind in 2018 when it comes to restaurants consumers

5 things to keep in mind in 2018 when it comes to restaurants consumers

  According to Aaron Allen & Associates, a leading global restaurant industry consultancy specializing in growth strategy, marketing, branding, and commercial due diligence for emerging restaurant chains and prestigious private equity firms, five trends will be seen in 2018 when it comes to restaurants’ digital consumers.   These sum up...

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