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Sunset Hospitality Group continues to expand its growing portfolio in the region with three new venue openings in October. Expect classic Spanish flavours at LOLA, Turkish and Lebanese fusion at Cloud, and familiar favourites at the latest Black Tap at Mall of the Emirates. Located at Studio One Hotel in Dubai

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We're getting our fill of exotic vibes and gastronomic offerings from this new beachfront restaurant and bar, Koko Bay. The scenic new West Beach development on Palm Jumeirah opened its’ doors today and offers indoor seating as well as al fresco dining with a modern Asian and European-influenced menu to

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Haider Madani, Founder of Cassette Restaurant and Café discusses the future of the restaurant industry Six months ago, had someone told us that a killer virus would spread around the globe and bring the whole world to a standstill, how we would have laughed. Now, it feels like we make plans

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Monday Cheer, a traditional Indian sweet and tuck shop that serves an extensive range of sweets, savoury snacks and meals, has announced the relaunch of two southern favourites. Prepared fresh and in-store, Idli in a Box and Modagam are free of artificial preservatives, flavours and colours. Steamed and gluten-free, both snacks

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This pandemic has opened numerous brands’ eyes on opportunities they previously missed out on, with the lack of social media management and the absolute need to have a digital presence. With the current climate, social media is the best way to deliver a message to potential clients and diners. How

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Abu Dhabi restaurants

Abu Dhabi restaurants and F&B outlets will receive a 20% rent refund as part of the government’s Economic Stimulus Package. The refund will apply to restaurants, F&B outlets and tourist and entertainment facilities in the UAE capital whereby contracts were signed between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2020, or contracts

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Unilever

Global food service company, Unilever Food Solutions has launched a nationwide campaign across the GCC to promote and support local restaurants during COVID-19. Covering the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, the new campaign – namely ‘Yallah Let’s Order,’ invites consumers to share visuals of their meals delivered from their favourite restaurant

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Restaurants across Dubai are permitted to continue delivering food during the 24-hour sterilisation programme, the UAE government has confirmed. Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, in coordination with the Command and Control Centre for Combating COVID-19, announced the intensified restrictions on the movement of people and vehicles on Saturday

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MERA

The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) has announced the launch of the Middle East Restaurant Association (MERA) – a non-profit organization that will act as a hub for the UAE’s restaurant industry. Now more than ever, the Middle East’s F&B community needs to come together and support each other through these

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In an announcement made by the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, UAE restaurants have been instructed to limit their services to home deliveries only. The statement came late on Sunday 22 March, and would take effect after 48 hours, according to

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