Hybrid shop-and-eat experiences: More popular in the MENA

Hybrid shop-and-eat experiences: More popular in the MENA

Different supermarkets in the region are exploring new dining concepts that blend shopping and eating. Some are offering snacks and pastry counters, while others are experimenting with full-fledged dining out spaces, some with even gourmet menus. HN reviews the trend in the MENA.

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Majid Al Futtaim inaugurates its first culinary destination in the UAE

Majid Al Futtaim inaugurates its first culinary destination in the UAE

Food Central is part of the mall’s AED 377 million redevelopment project to further enhance the visitors’ shopping experiences.

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The rise of ghost kitchens: Great things cook in the dark

The rise of ghost kitchens: Great things cook in the dark

KaaS can be considered as a franchise solution not just for international restaurants. It democratizes on-demand food delivery space for restaurant owners.

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4 restaurant trends to keep an eye on after COVID-19

4 restaurant trends to keep an eye on after COVID-19

As the F&B industry adapts to the new normal after COVID-19, with the entire new set of measures required, EHL highlights four new trends to keep an eye on.

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How important is menu engineering for fine dining outlets after COVID-19

How important is menu engineering for fine dining outlets after COVID-19

To find how important it is for fine dining outlets especially post COVID-19, HN spoke with Naim Maadad, CEO and founder of Gates Hospitality.

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Lebneniyet Cafe by Michel Ferneini Opens its Doors

Lebneniyet Cafe by Michel Ferneini Opens its Doors

Lebneniyet Cafe is the latest concept by restaurateur Michel Ferneini, offering high-quality dishes at competitive prices. Located on the seaside of Jounieh, Lebanon, the restaurant offers an international menu, a mixture between classic and specialty dishes, Italian and American cuisine.

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5 Questions to Chawki Edmond Barakat

5 Questions to Chawki Edmond Barakat

In an exclusive interview with Chawki Edmond Barakat, the Managing Director of Barakat Food Company, HN learns all about his take on the COVID-19 pandemic, his expansion plans and motto for life.

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Dubai-born La Serre to open in Riyadh, London, and New York in 2021

Dubai-born La Serre to open in Riyadh, London, and New York in 2021

La Serre Riyadh is confirmed to open its doors at Saudi’s up-and-coming King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) by Q1 2021.

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Bethany Kehdy launches DAYMA, a Levantine cookhouse in Dubai

Bethany Kehdy launches DAYMA, a Levantine cookhouse in Dubai

Chef Kehdy looks beyond modern, artificial national borders to communicate the authentic, rich and shared culinary craft of the Levant.

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6 challenges will face the restaurants’ industry after COVID-19

6 challenges will face the restaurants’ industry after COVID-19

Revolving around the concept of open kitchen, visible kitchen or live cooking will further reassure customers. This will kick off new competitions and perspectives in the food and beverage sector.

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