OneRare officially launches ‘foodverse’ in UAE

UAE-based F&B brands such as Foodlink, Bhukkad Cafe, Farzi Cafe, Cali Poke and Papa Johns, among others have signed up to release their NFTs for signature dishes


Dubai burger joint Pickl reveals first glimpse of metaverse restaurant

The restaurant will allow UAE-based customers to place orders in the metaverse and receive delivery in the physical world

Saudi Arabia’s Foodics raises $170m in Series C round in MENA

The Series C funding was led by Prosus and Sanabil Investments, with participation by Sequoia Capital India and existing investors

Fi’lia Dubai

Restaurant review: Fi’lia Dubai

Its kitchen is helmed by 25-year Palestinian Jordanian chef Sara Aqel

Dubai-based Kitch to expand Lebanon’s restaurant Barbar across GCC

Hybrid cloud kitchen/store front operator to offer Barbar menu at dine-in and delivery

Closed Covid Dubai

Restaurant shut in Dubai’s Blue Waters for flouting Covid-19 regulations

Authorities are carrying out daily inspections to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures

Update: Fires breakout in Dubai, Abu Dhabi restaurants; claim four lives

Gas leakages are believed to be the cause of both blazes

Beyond the Covid-19 crisis: In conversation with Joey Ghazal, founder, The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill

Gulf Business Academy trainer Mark Dickinson speaks to Joey Ghazal on life after the crisis