Photographer Christian Ghammachi shows us Lebanon like never before
Beirut-born photographer Christian Ghammachi’s passion for photography spans over twenty-five years and has led him on epic adventures all around the world. With his latest photography series-turned-coffee-table
Smashburger was founded in 2007 in Denver, USA and if you’re wondering about the name, it comes from the way in which the burgers are prepared. The technique is nothing new and has been implemented in diners and ‘mom and pop’ places across America for decades, but this great way to cook burgers got lost somewhere along the way. With the ubiquity of fast food chains, we have bec
When there is no critic within, the critics without have no power
By the time we reach early adulthood, we often live a well-worn cycle of pain and penance. For some people, life is an endless cesspool of painful emotion. The degree of conflict between our own personal
Kuwait’s food options might seem endless and are loveable, but sometimes – especially for those of us who’ve spent time living in the good old US of A – we need our Southern comfort food. What better than a meal consisting of homemade fried chicken, mac and cheese, biscuits and mash to fill that void? Buddies Ahmad Al Najadah and Nasser Ayad, both former long-time residents of the
Neymar Jr. teams up with Red Bull to create a five-a-side street football competition
Neymar Jr. has teamed up with Red Bull to create a five-a-side street football competition – a championship that is open to amateur and semi-professional footballers aged between the age of 16 and 25. Th
Matbakhi: a haven for food lovers and crafters alike
We all have that one friend whose mother makes the best food. Yes, we’ll always be partial to our family’s home cooking, but deep down in our hearts, we know that one particular lady will always leave us fantasizing about her delicious creations. Enter “Auntie” Sawsan Da’ana of the esteemed Matbakhi concept. What started out as a small business involving a woman, a wooden spoon,
Interview with Executive Chef Stephan Dellner—captain of the International Chefs Team at The Regency Hotel Kuwait
When it comes to preparing for a special banquet, Chef Stephan has a remarkable eye for curating an experience that goes beyond the typical plate of food. Instead, he envisions how the hotel’s guest will
We stand for those who lack the support to become a vital individual in their community.
We aspire to do so through the means of a play that acts as a calling for those who wish to express themselves and enrich their locale, as well as an expedition displaying the work of aspiring individuals in our community.
Location: Kipco Tower
Time: 4:30PM to 6:00PM
Dress Code: All White
Tagreed Darghouth’s first exhibition in Kuwait: AIN’T NOWHERE TO HIDE
In 2011, Tagreed Darghouth presented Canticle of Death. This solo exhibition at Agial Art Gallery in Beirut, consisted of two series of
The story of an American brasserie in Kuwait’s Al Shaheed Park
Establishing his place in Kuwait’s culinary scene with the success of Street at Almakan, Chef Faisal Al Nashmi has done it again with Table Otto.
Working alongside his creative partners at Almakan for almost two years to bring the concept to life, Faisal switches up the game completely at Table Otto, allowing his experimental side to truly flourish with exceptional dishes.
Burgers & Art is a returning activity that happens every year at Elevation Burger. This Monday October 31, they will be offering guests a complimentary art workshop with every meal they order at Elevation Bu
If you have been using email for quite some time, you will undoubtedly have been informed of the tragic passing of a stranger who bore the same family name as you and how their estate is willing to give yo
Forty something, Kuwaiti, woman, has career, and has hobbies. These are all labels that we, and many others, place on ourselves to give off a sense of identity. When asked to introduce herself Nejoud Al Ya
As a young child Dr. Bona Tauro, pediatric orthopedic consultant at Taiba Hospital, loved working with his hands. He particularly enjoyed breaking things and then trying to put them back together.
“I suppose the same passed to my adult life and my professional career,” he said. “Bashing things out and assembling them back again. That’s what you do to a bone, in a refin
As anyone who fancies themselves any level of wordsmith will tell you, emoticons are the devil [winky face]. They represent, quite simply, the laziness of a society that no longer makes the efforts to expr
Its summer time! Given the fact that Kuwait is home to a transient population, the majority are already either packing their luggage or en route to exciting locations where they will relax and unwind; a pr
A review of the highs, the lows, successes and failures of 2014 and what 2015 has in store for gamers.
2014 was a year that seemed to be filled with a lot of controversy, negativity and skepticism. A constant issue with games seemed to be that developers were releasing buggy games that required mandatory updates a
If you’re hopelessly addicted to online shopping, then I’m sure that you’ve come by the wonderful service of Shop and Ship brought to you by Aramex. Personally, I get an extra thrill when I spot an online bargain, and knowing that I can look anywhere online, literally anywhere, to find it, is more liberating to me then scouring store upon store to find a certain product.
The inevitable pressure of creating an annual list of resolutions and then sticking to them becomes a chore as January rolls on. Me being me, I always start said list with this harmless enough statement: Read m
Ali Al-Haddad is on a mission to rid Kuwait of faulty diet fads, lower the alarmingly high rate of obesity, and empower people to choose healthier food options through GET2FIT. An extension of his GET2FIT nutrition clinic located in Kuwait City, it seems that the Instagram account, @GET2FIT, is garnering an interestingly increasing number of followers. If you haven’t already checked out
Born in 1980, in the midst of the strife of an already war-torn Lebanon, Alexandra Tohme and her family would soon move to Saudi Arabia. These early travel experiences would prove pivotal for a young Alex,
The Al Corniche School Running Series is a brand-new initiative designed for the local schools with events throughout the school year. This program includes 4 outdoor competitions on the following dates:
By Abrar AlShammari
There are an endless list of ‘causes’ that social groups all over the world are advocating for, calling for affirmative action for a diversity of issues. This includes calls to end child abuse, domestic abuse, animal abuse, racial discrimination, religious intolerance, educational equity, women’s rights and gender equality, freedom of sexuality, freedom of expr
At first, this concept charmed our tummies with their delectable cookies. Today, Choowy Goowy operates as a full-fledged gourmet restaurant, translating the ‘taste of joy’ into a delectably innovative sweet an
For a locale that can steadily boast its place as the second largest island in the Mediterranean—second only to Sicily mind you, which, at just 1.9km across the strait of Messina, sits so close to mainla
Once upon a time in Kuwait, there lay a small sanctuary deep in the ground, for lovers of the written word. It thrived with visitors young and old, wandering through the aisles awestruck, the sight of the innumerable tomes appeasing their insatiable thirst for words. This lone oasis was all they had, all that was there in the desert that could offer them any satisfaction when it came to re
While all the fans are bouncing off the walls with World Cup 2014 fever, over in the realm of health and fitness we are buzzing over the latest obsession: smoothies! Every health wannabe’s pantry is now
Lets talk music. In this, our new music column, we aim to speak to music at large, specifics to the local market, local artists doing their own thing, and all with a musician’s perspective. With over a d
Brings a new store, and local creativity to Bida’a
During the month of November, Elevation Burger opened its sixth and newest store in Bida’a. The newest Elevation Burger store overlooks the beautiful view of the Rimal garden and the famous Ta’awon Str
by Alex Maguire
When you look at a piece by Arabesque Designs, what you can’t see is as important as what you can. The bespoke silver personalized jewelry is hand-made in Kuwait. It is designed and crafted in the heart of the bustling historical souk of Mubarakiya, where for centuries the glittering shop fronts have enticed Kuwaitis and visitors alike. Today most jewelry items
We quit our jobs to create our dream lives. Our dream lives that did not lead to owning expensive cars or venturing out on lavish European vacations—but one that enabled us to give, to share and to explo
When Mai Al-Owaishi’s sister returned to Kuwait from the London College of Fashion the fashionista knew it was time to merge her love of style and entrepreneurial spirit. The result is Owayshi.com, a tre
Meem Café's menu features a sumptuous fusion of oriental cuisine. It is genuine and full of details. Experience the Arabic culture, full of hidden daily treasures, embracing many centuries of intrinsic taste, eng
Three cheese-worthy reads you'll love to read this Valentine's Day.
It’s that time of year, *sigh* again, when everything turns into fifty shades of pink and red. While many happily gush over boxes of chocolates, overpriced roses, and heart-shaped everything; we at bazaar prefer to check out the fictional scenes. Oh to live through bounds of literary love and frolic through the fields with Mr. Darcy. (Note to husbands: need not be jealous, for this is j
The owners of Talabat.com just hit payday, big time.
Rocket Internet announced today their purchase of the popular site for KD 50 million, that’s 150 million or $170 million.
The Middle East online takeawa