PAUL LAUNCHES NEW SEASONAL MENU[caption id="attachment_502635" align="alignnone" width="620"] Poulet Quinoa at PAUL.[/caption]
Everyone’s favorite patisserie, PAUL Bakery & Restaurant, has just rolled out a selection of savory crepes at its venues. Options include crêpes aux fromages de chèvreet champignons, crêpes de poulet à la crème etpistou, crêpes de boeuf à la crème de basilica and crêpe de legumes. Guests can also choose from a new seasonal menu which includes a delicious beef salad and salmon salad, a tasty grilled seabass filet, and a succulent grilled corn-fed chicken breast. The new seasonal breakfast menu features toasted brioche bread, along with additions to the hot beverage selection including a caramel sticky mocha, and decaffeinated espresso.
POLISH FOOD DAYS[caption id="attachment_502637" align="alignnone" width="620"] Traditional Polish doughnuts, or paczki.[/caption]
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Cairo invites diners to Polish Food Days from May 12-14 at the Sofitel El-Gezira Hotel in Zamalek. It will be a unique chance to taste the best Polish gourmet food now available in Egypt. The event will include cooking workshops, degustation tastings and a Polish jazz concert. For more information, visit kair.msz.gov.pl.
BURGER TASTING AT BRUNCH & LUNCH[caption id="attachment_502631" align="alignnone" width="620"] Desserts from Mahalabeya Company.[/caption]
Popular bistro Brunch & Lunch on Road 9 in Maadi held a burger and menu tasting for media and bloggers last month, with gourmet dessert-makers The Mahalabeya Company next door providing sweet treats throughout the night.
NEW MENU AT MAESTRO[caption id="attachment_502634" align="alignnone" width="620"] Maestro Bella Vita dessert.[/caption]
Italian restaurant Maestro at Intercontinental Cairo Citystars has a new chef and a new menu full of gorgeous dishes like this Maestro Bella Vita dessert, which includes Venetian tiramisu, mini panna cotta, white chocolate mousse and semifreddo croccante. We got a five-course taste of the new dishes and also recommend the creamy white asparagus veloute with scallops and caviar, which is smooth, salty and melts in your mouth. The restaurant now has a more laid-back feel for casual but elegant dining, and a thought-out and delicious vegetarian menu.
FRIDAY FINDS ITS FLAVOR AT THE NILE RITZ-CARLTON BRUNCH[caption id="attachment_502638" align="alignnone" width="620"] Brunch at Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo.[/caption]
The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo invites guests to experience the Friday brunch at Culina, where families and friends can enjoy views of the lush greens of the Egyptian Museum while feasting on a mouthwatering line-up that features a number of cooking stations including sushi, Asian, Oriental, pasta, grills as well as hot and cold mezzes and an array of desserts. For seafood lovers, Culina restaurant also offers sea bass, prawns, lobsters, crabs, calamari and fish selected from a fresh seafood counter and cooked to order. A swinging Jazz quartet provides live entertainment. Young brunchers can enjoy a slew of fun activities including face painting and meet and greets with famous cartoon characters.
NEW CHEF AT FAIRMONT NILE CITY[caption id="attachment_502633" align="alignnone" width="620"] Mohamed Elsherif[/caption]
Fairmont Nile City Cairo’s Mohamed Elsherif is now Executive Chef. Elsherif has 22 years of experience in the hospitality industry developing culinary concepts and in his new role will oversee all of the hotel’s kitchens operations including restaurants such as Bab Elnil, Saigon Restaurant & Lounge, and Napa Grill, as well as events and functions.
NOSTALGIA AT CAIRO BITES FESTIVAL[caption id="attachment_502632" align="alignnone" width="620"] Cairo Bites[/caption]
Cairo Bites, the country’s first and biggest food festival, was held this year at Merryland Park on April 15 and 16 with a retro nostalgic theme recalling the 1980s and 90s. The weekend crowds munched on food, sampled new restaurants and took in kitchen and product demos, while kids enjoyed the huge pay area. Egypt Today was a media sponsor at the event, and had a booth where complimentary copies of the magazine were available.