Alshaheed Park

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A couple of weeks ago, we decided to visit the newly opened Alshaheed Park and good thing the weather was still okay, but now I don’t think anyone can enjoy visiting it. You’ll have to wait til October or November.

Anyways, the park is located in front of AlTijariya Tower in Sharq area. It is really big and beautiful I didn’t expect it to be this big. We arrived there around 6pm and went underground to find a parking and it was huge and spacious not to mention the fountains in every corner inside the parking. We took the escalator up and there we were inside the park.

I loved the fountains and lakes in every corner in the park. It was very relaxing for the eye and soul. I pictures myself sitting there reading a good book and enjoying the lovely weather (not these days of course). Cafes and restaurants will be opening soon nshallah as I’ve read on their instagram account. Also they have exhibitions every now and then, advertised on their instagram account. If you want to know more about them follow them on instagram to be updated.

What I loved most about this park is that it was designed and taken care of by Kuwaiti youth. I’m really proud.

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Wok n Go Chinese Food

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This wasn’t my first time trying Wok n Go Chinese food. I’ve tried their food when they’ve opened their restaurant in Alhamra tower as a delivery. I’ve never experienced dining in their place but I have to tell you that the food comes really fresh and hot. It doesn’t feel as a delivery food at all.

This time we’ve tried their Wok n Go Special Soup which was the winning dish. I loved the combination of creamy soup and seafood, highly recommended. Also the Sweet & Sour Noodles was really great. We all loved it. The dynamite shrimp was ok along with the vegetables spring rolls but the sesame chicken was really good and the crab salad was decent.

All in all, it was a very lovely lunch that my husband and I enjoyed very much and we’ll keep on eating from them whenever we have the chance.

The quality of their food and service is still superb and I hope they keep it like that.

Thank you Wok n Go & Ghaliah for the lovely lunch.

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Original Doner Experience

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How many Doner places do we have in Kuwait now? Yes, they’re spreading very fast and I’m very happy to know that we’re having new Doner restaurants opening in the country because Boy you can’t get enough of this Turkish German Style Doner.

I’ve received 4 meals for 2 persons (which is a lot) to try with my husband. Beef & chicken diner sandwiches both in san and pita bread. Now, I loved the the beef diner in pita bread and it was really good and delicious. The sauce was rich and creamy not to mention the other ingredients completed the whole deliciousness.

As for my husband, he loved the chicken diner in san bread and thought it was lighter than the beef and pita bread. So both were really good and won our satisfaction. I loved how their fries were cut. They were chubby and cute, sprinkled with paprika I guess.

On the same day, my husband recommended the place for his colleagues at work and they ordered from them. The whole staff loved the doner and said it was delicious.

Order from them and try their doner sandwiches.

@OriginalDoner

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A Delicious Package @The_Dessert_Table

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From the things I’ve received last week were a delicious Chocolate Pecan Tart and Blueberry Pound Cake from @The_Dessert_Table (intagram). The package came huge and I didn’t expect to find such deliciousness. Once I opened the huge box, the smell just hit me and I couldn’t resist but to cut me a slice and have a bite even before taking any photo which doesn’t happen on regular basis.

The Chocolate Pecan Tart was really really good and it was full of pecan pieces inside it covered with great chocolate and you can know that from the taste. I even took the whole tart to school the very next day and all my teachers-colleagues loved it and enjoyed. They ate it all :D

 As for the Blueberry Pound Cake. It was fluffy and moist. Rich in blueberries, which I love a lot. It was light and each bite melts in your mouth without you even noticing it. I enjoyed it with a cup of tea the next morning and even in the afternoon. My husband loved the taste of blueberries.

 Thank you @The_Dessert_Tabl

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Caramel Praline Biscuits @DallahKuwait

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As I mention in every post related to Dallah’s new additions to the menu. They don’t have anything ordinary. Everything they do or make is really either WOW or DELICIOUS. And that happens every often. I love what they do and how they can be creative in doing it. Sometimes you think this is just simple but their ingredients or the way they present their food makes it special.

In this post we’re talking about their Caramel Praline Biscuits. They’re delicious, yummy, light, and they melt smoothly in your tongue. Truest me when I tell you that one is never enough with this dessert. The box contains 24 pieces but you’ll find them gone in no time. It makes the prefect dessert for an afternoon relaxation with a decent cup of coffee or for a nice mini gathering with your friends or family.

Thank you Dallah <3

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Zain Bloggers Dinner

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It has been a while since we’ve all gathered to have just dinner and talk remembering the good old days. Zain Kuwait organised a dinner for only the old bloggers who are still writing and those are really few.

It was set to be in Pinxtos in Alseef strip which I rare go to because of the parking but this day it was totally worth it. We arrived there around 7pm and the whole night became a success.

There was music being played by a band called Hashtag. Loved their voices and the songs they played. The food started coming in and because it was dark, I brought my Kick flashlight with me and it was magical.

The food was really good and delicious. Talking with old bloggers was really nice. I really had a great time.

Thank you Zain Kuwait

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Ora Japanese Restaurant Experience

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So I’ve heard a lot about this newly opened Japanese Restaurant located in Arabella. I loved the pictures they posted of their dishes on their instagram account and I wanted to try it so badly.

It was Thursday afternoon when I called my aunt and asked her to have lunch outdoors and she agreed because she wasn’t busy. And off we went to Arabella. Good thing the place wasn’t busy YET. We went straight to Ora restaurant and their we were greeted with happy faces and smiles from everyone in the place. I loved their spirit and how they wanted to help in any way they could.

We chose our table and immediately they brought us the menu. As we are new to the place they offered to explain everything about the menu. I only wanted some explanation of some dishes and I also showed them some pictures of their instagram account because i didn’t know the name of some dishes.

The service was really good and value of money was reasonable. Quantity and quality of food was great. All i all, it was a great experience and I can wait til I go back and try some new dishes from their menu.

We ordered Salmon Crab Cones, Salmon Crab Salad,Tiger Shrimp Sushi Roll, Mango Salmon Sushi Roll and Short Rib Donburi which was beyond amazing. All of the above mentioned dishes are highly recommended.

And now let your eyes feast on the below pictures ;)

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Book Review: The Silkworm

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I’ve bought this book not knowing it was written by J.K. Rowling herself. I just liked the synopsis and it has been a while since I’ve read a crime novel.

I’m going to tell you the truth. I promised myself not to buy a book that exceeds 350 pages because some writers include un-necessary details that make the novel somehow boring but I got this book which is over 450 pages and I was never bored at all. On the contrary. I liked reading it slowly to enjoy reading every detail, every sentence, every conversation. It was really interesting and It has been a while since I’ve read a book this good.

This is supposed to be the 2nd book for Agent Comoran Strike series. The first book was called The Cuckoo’s Calling which I haven’t read yet and I’m planning to. The good thing is that you can read the 2nd book without reading the 1st book and getting lost. Only few bits about the main character’s life which you can follow follow up with easily.

All the characters in this book were amazing. Each had its own characteristics and persona. You get to suspect them all from their actions and the words they say in the book. The suspense that Agent Strike creates moving from character to another and analysing what he thinks and who’s the killer and why he did it. So on…

A book within a book. The metaphors and what each character resembled in the novel inside this book were mind blowing. I loved it and I thought this was creative writing at its best.

I’m planning to read the first book asap and I will not stop reading for her as Robert Galbraith.

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Eydaam Experience

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One day we were in the streets going back home when we saw a very small car which had the name Eydam on it. I picked up the name and searched for it on instagram and there it was @Eydaamkwt. I started looking at their meals and boy I started getting hungrier with every picture I saw.

The very next day I called hubs and suggested that we try them. And we did. We ordered Beef Biryani and Chicken Royal Machboos. The meals were neatly packed in nice boxes with Daqoos and Green Salad. Each meal was supposed to be for one person but the quantity was for more than one person. The box was really huge and the smell was so good.

The first thing we tried was the beef biryani and IT WAS DELICIOUS. Really good. And after that we tried the Chicken Royal Machboos and it was even better than the beef biryani. Everything was really good and perfect. I’d order from them again and again and again.

Instagram @Eydaamkwt

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Khameer Experience for Breakfast

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I’ve been looking at this instagram account for a couple of months now and I’ve always wanted to order from them ever since. The food looked so delicious and the presentation of the breakfast tray looked so elegant and chic.

I’m talking about @Khameer_ account who makes delicious delicious Tabdoon bread. The reason I didn’t order from them before is because the tray looked os big for few persons.

Last week, we had an occasion at school. A beloved teacher was returning back to school after 2 months break for giving birth to a lovely baby boy. So we teachers decided to give her a welcome back breakfast and I suggested we order from @Khameer_.

We ordered the large breakfast tray that comes with plain tabdoon bread and some spreads and fillings. And we also ordered 1 dozen from the tabdoon bread with fillings. We ordered 6 pieces goat cheese tabdoon and 6 pieces fig cheese tabdoon.

Everything was more than perfect. We loved everything about it and it was more than enough. In fact, we kept eating from it for 2 days. It was so delicious, fresh and yummy. But I gotta say that the tabdoon bread was kinda heavy. Oh who cares. It was delicious.

Order the breakfast tray and you won’t regret it :)

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Welldone by Midpoint Experience-Istanbul

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Just before going to the airport, I wanted to visit one place that I had on my list in this short trip. I’ve heard and seen a lot about Zorlu Centre-Istanbul. So we decided to end my last day in Istanbul there (I was returning back alone). We arrived there around 4pm and we were very hungry because we didn’t have a decent breakfast due to furnishing and other house chores.

We saw the first restaurant in front of us and we went inside without even checking the name :D yes, we were THAT hungry.

The decoration of the place looked beyond chick and elegant, modern and beautiful, colourful and full of life. We wanted to sit outdoors because the weather was really beautiful that day but it was full so we sat inside and we started exploring the menu. They had, Italian, American, Turkish and other cuisines. The variety of dishes was really good. We had from each cuisine a dish :)

We chose Iskender Kabab served on eggplants, Welldone Steak, Caramelised Onion Pizza and the appetiser was fried Goat Cheese served on a bed of apples with raspberry/strawberry balsamic sauce. The fried goat cheese combination with apples, balsamic and raspberry sauce was beyond amazing *Sigh* A killer and we finished it in seconds. The Iskender Kabab was the winner after the goat cheese. So tender, moist and DELICIOUS, not to mention the dressing and the eggplant sauce. The pizza was really good and light, the steak was also so good and yummy. We loved everything about the whole place and I’d visit it again to try other dishes from their menu.

It is located in Zorlu Centre.

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Fried Goat Cheese

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A closer look :D

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The Steak

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Caramelised Onion Pizza

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Iskender Kabab

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Hanedan Balik Experience-Istanbul

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It was seafood kind of a day, so we asked our driver to take us to a really good seafood restaurant and boy he did take to a very good and fancy seafood place. We wanted to sit outdoors because the weather was really beautiful that day, rainy and not that cold.

 It’s not a regular restaurant that you can wear anything to it and just head there. It’s very fancy and high class that almost everyone was wearing dresses and suits but who cares anyway ;)

We chose 3 kinds of appetizers, and my favourite is the stuffed mussels yum yum, 6 pieces of grilled jumbo prawns and 1 kilo of grilled seabass fish. Just that came around KD 60. The price doesn’t make sense at all but it was a new experience and the food tasted really really good but I wouldn’t go back to the place because I’d find the same kind of food for a lesser price.

If you’re going there as a couple then go ahead and try it, the romantic atmosphere will make you happy ;) but if you have kids or elderlies, then I wouldn’t recommend the place for them.

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