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Mirai: Hot fusion, cool venue

Mirai: Hot fusion, cool venue

Mirai boasts a variety of Asian dishes, with focus on Thai-based concoctions  (Photo from Mirai)

Mirai boasts a variety of Asian dishes, with focus on Thai-based concoctions
(Photo from Mirai)

As much with food as with physics, fusion can be a tricky business. When done right, it can offer a crisply complementary sampling of the …

Asli’s rebranded street food gets the job done

Asli’s rebranded street food gets the job done

Asli’s take on traditional Egyptian street food takes gastronomical pleasure to the next level (Photo from Asli )

Asli’s take on traditional Egyptian street food takes gastronomical pleasure to the next level
(Photo from Asli )

It can be said that the trend of Egyptian street food repackaged into food for Cairo’s yuppies has been thriving since 2011. …

Egypt’s ‘terrace society’ flourishes on Cairo rooftops

Egypt’s ‘terrace society’ flourishes on Cairo rooftops

Gamel, an Egyptian man, stands at the doorway of his house on the rooftop of a building in Cairo.  (AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

Gamel, an Egyptian man, stands at the doorway of his house on the rooftop of a building in Cairo.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

AFP- On the roof of a once-grand apartment block overlooking Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Shukri Mahmud’s father …

Bites fil beit: Moza we roz bel erfa – Beef shanks with cinnamon rice

Bites fil beit: Moza we roz bel erfa – Beef shanks with cinnamon rice

Bites Fil BeitIngredients:

  • 3 cups rice –roz
  • 1 kg beef shanks –moza
  • 1 ½ cup nuts (pine-almond-raisins) – mo-ka-sa-rat
  • 2 tsp cinnamon –er-fa
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar – suk-kar
  • 1 onion medium –ba

Body Bakes

Body Bakes

Body Bakes’ main inspiration comes from an array of sweets and delicious desserts (Photo by Sarah Zaher)

Body Bakes’ main inspiration comes from an array of sweets and delicious desserts
(Photo by Sarah Zaher )

At first glance, you might think you are looking at delicious cakes and desserts, but just as you start to salivate, you …