Bite Size: March Food News



Tue, 22 Mar 2016 - 04:56 GMT


Tue, 22 Mar 2016 - 04:56 GMT

Brew & Chew Chocolate Heaven

Alexandria mainstay Brew & Chew comes to Cairo this month, opening at Maadi’s Courtyard. The café/restaurant is best loved for its creative signature desserts including red velvet molten cake, chocolate fondue, chocolate soup and special chocolate pizza. The Maadi branch also has a breakfast menu in addition to lunch and dinner options. Call 01152007766 for more information or follow them on Facebook at Brew & Chew.

Cuban Cigars All Around

[caption id="attachment_479489" align="alignnone" width="620"]A dirty martini at 1897 Bar. A dirty martini at 1897 Bar.[/caption]

The Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski has opened the doors of its much-awaited 1897 Bar. Featuring elegant interiors done up with luxuriously comfortable leather chairs and couches, high-definition television screens, as well as cabinets to accommodate guests’ humidors, 1897 Bar is equipped with a state-of-the art ventilation system, ideal for smokers and non-smokers alike. The hot new venue is the perfect place for drinks and cigars, whether you’re looking for a night out on the town or to hold an informal business meeting. Guests can enjoy a unique cigar collection as well as special benefits around the hotel upon signing up for the club membership.

Italy’s Finest at Vivo

[caption id="attachment_479494" align="alignnone" width="620"]Dessert at Vivo. Dessert at Vivo.[/caption]

The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo welcomed Michelin-starred Chef Oliver Glowig as consulting chef at its brand new culinary hotspot, Vivo. Luxuriously laidback, the restaurant brings a part of the lush Italian countryside to the elegant setting of the iconic hotel. Under the cultural and culinary guidance of Chef Glowig, fresh local ingredients add an explosion of color and flavor to infallible Italian staples, pasta, olive oil, cheeses and wines. Under the expert mentoring of Chef Glowig, the culinary team will infuse Italian gastronomic culture and passion into fresh creations featuring locally sourced produce, complemented by the largest Grappa selection in town, served up in classic Ritz-Carlton style. Before dinner guests can enjoy cocktails and cigars at the Bar’Oro annexed to Vivo.

[caption id="attachment_479495" align="alignnone" width="620"]Chef Oliver Glowig (top row, fifth from left) and the team at the Nile Ritz-Carlton. Chef Oliver Glowig (top row, fifth from left) and the team at the Nile Ritz-Carlton.[/caption]

Many Happy Returns

[caption id="attachment_479492" align="alignnone" width="620"]Tapas at Don Quichotte. Tapas at Don Quichotte.[/caption]

Don Quichotte restaurant celebrates its 38th anniversary this year with the launch of tapas nights featuring tasty nibbles and finger food. The restaurant and bar, which serves international food and features a wide selection of cocktails and drinks, has also rolled out a revamped menu.

[caption id="attachment_479491" align="alignnone" width="620"]Don Quichotte. Don Quichotte.[/caption]

Going Indian

Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo has launched an Indian night where chef Kala, hailing from Dehradun in Northern India, introduces the different tastes of India to Branzino restaurant. Branzino is an international restaurant that brings the continents all to one place. Joining the Egyptian, Lebanese and Italian nights, the delicious spices of India are now available every Sunday.

[caption id="attachment_479493" align="alignnone" width="620"]Indian night at Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo. Indian night at Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo.[/caption]



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