22 Nov 2014
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's...
15 Nov 2014
Lebanon, a nation fiercely proud of its cuisine, has been left with a case of severe indigestion after a scandal over restaurants and supermarkets selling tainted food.
Health Minister Wael Abu Faour has won plaudits but also faced harsh...
15 Nov 2014
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are "disproportionately" targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
Researchers at Arizona State University and University...
01 Nov 2014
A portrait of a dark Nubian girl drawn with grilled rice, sesame and flour is one of many introduced by chef Samy Fayez, a member of the Egyptian team contesting in the second tournament of Dubai World Hospitality Championship.
30 Oct 2014
In a country whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France's hard right has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof of cultural "Islamisation."
Four kebab houses opened last month in...
04 Jun 2014
Tucked away in a corner off Brazil Street in Zamalek, a deliciously inviting smell wafted from a takeout spot, serving potatoes and only potatoes.
I could not resist taking a glimpse inside.
Simply Potatoes is a small...
18 Aug 2013
Just around the corner of the 26 July Street, Ayman Gamal stands with his colourful cart hoping to attract customers in the heart of the Egyptian capital. Standing by his stall, you can hear the sounds of the delicious golden-coloured...
12 Apr 2013
The white walls, the Picasso prints and the faux crystal appliques give Delano an air of trendy class and elegance.
Upon entering the Zamalek restaurant, one automatically picks up on the red couches and the art deco chairs, both...
07 Apr 2013
Celebrity chef Bobby Chinn — the popular Asian-fusion food entrepreneur, writer and TV personality — made his start redesigning Vietnamese dishes at his two world-renowned restaurants in Vietnam, but is adamantly averse to...
03 Apr 2013
If you are looking for a comfortable space to relax and perhaps watch a game, Koy Lounge & Restaurant may be just the place.
Koy’s contemporary interiors provide a fresh and welcoming air while the high ceiling adds a pleasant...