Wust El Balad has long been the spot with tons & tons of hidden gems. From underground bars to camouflaged restaurants, downtown Cairo is packed with hangouts for all tastes and ages. We collected 8 of those really cool sites for you, so that you’d know where to go the next time you’re lost in Talaat Harb:
1. Eish & Malh (عيش و ملح)
Eish & Malh is one of the truly great places in Wust El Balad. The place is owned by 2 beautiful ladies, one of whom is a New Yorker. The food at Eish & Malh is impeccable, but this spot isn’t all about the food. Live music makes a huge part of your experience at the restaurant. Brunch & Jazz, Dinner & Oud are merely a glimpse of what this beautiful destination offers its visitors.
2. Fish & Chips
Fish & Chips is a cool new spot in Bab al Louq owned by Randa Shater, 55. With the help of her best friend, Randa was able to re-invent this ancient fish place after buying it from its old owners and switching everything up. The walls are colorful and covered with photographs of old movie stars and kings. The prices are low and affordable. And the atmosphere is warm and cozy. Can’t say there’s anything bad about Fish & Chips, except that we would love it if they consider opening up other branches.
Estoril is one of the oldest restaurants in Wust El Balad. With 2 entrances, one of which is almost a secret one that makes you feel super badass when you use it, Estoril marks a spot that is a definite favorite to expats. The place offers a variety of local dishes, though served in small plates; the dishes are delishhhh! The waiters are friendly and the service is pretty good.
Nope, not Felfela the foul & falafel place. I’m talking about the other Felfela that’s also located in Huda El Shaarawy street, right across the street from Estoril. Felfela is one of the oldest Wust el Balad restaurants. The restaurant is spacious and as you see in the photo above, it gives off the essence of being at the zoo. You’ll be dining with birds (real birds) chirping above your head and little fishies swimming on your right. The menu is long and is often confusing, in a good way.
5. Cafe Riche
Cafe Riche is a historical spot, where legends like Naguib Mahfouz used to hangout back in the day. The place is nice, cozy and relaxing. However, some folks have been complaining about the food recently but it doesn’t matter much because people often visit Riche for its ambience and impeccable Turkish coffee. Add to that; Riche is a quiet place away from the hustle & bustle of downtown, Cairo.
Located on Sherif street, Kafein is the new perfect spot to get your perfect cup of coffee. They have a “particular seriousness about coffee & tea”, says their Facebook page. And guess who the owners are; they’re the same 2 geniuses behind Eish & Malh.
Chicken Katsu Buddha Bowls Recipe
Buddha Bowls have been a long time favorite in the health and fitness crowd. If your craving something, nutritious and filling, or a colorful vegetable plate, then a Pokè bowl with a muse of protein, carb base, and vegetables is there for you. If your up for a fresh and healthy meal this is the plate for you. A healthy meal, with color.
- Rice or Quinoa as a base
- Avocado slices
- Red Cabbage ribbons
- Shredded Carrots
- Onion cubes
- Mushroom slices
- Chicken Breast
- Panko Bread crumbs
- Salt and Pepper
- Sriracha mayonnaise for dressing
- Start with boiling water, with salt and add the rice or quinoa or preferred base to your bowl.
- Start by chopping the vegetable into slices and topping them over the rice or quinoa, as salt and pepper
- Batter the chicken with eggs, flour and panko bread crumbs and fry them in oil
- After frying the chicken, chop into slices and top over the rice or quinoa
- Add sriracha mayonnaise over your buddha bowl or vegetables and protein, and enjoy.
- Always have your poke bowl with a choice of vegetables and protein, and an appetizing dressing. You can optionally add a garnish of fried onion and garlic.
These Restaurants Are Giving Away Their Ingredients For A Homemade Fast Food
Staying home and being afraid to order in is definitely a buzz killer to all of us! Especially that we miss going out and enjoying our favorite food without having to be OCD about it.
Several restaurants and fast food chains have thought of that and to cater to their audience needs, they have made their ingredients available for you to order and cook at home!
It’s the comfort food we all really need right now. The following is a list of restaurants giving their ingredients away!
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MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA! Introducing a new way to Vinny's at home. 95 EGP gets you 2 pizzas with 3 dough balls (extra one to learn hand stretching) sauce, cheese, pepperoni and lots of fun! 🎉 Other topping options available 🍕 Share your pizza creations with #myvinnyspizza and the best looking pizzas will win more pizza goodness 😍 Due to limited working hours and an exceptionally high number of calls interested in the pizza kit, we are now offering this form to make your order experience easier, simply order online and we will contact you to confirm and deliver. https://forms.gle/JP49YDcxYfRRdRRG8 Same day delivery (orders before 4:30 pm) to Maadi, Zamalek, Mohandessin, Dokkhttps://forms.gle/JP49YDcxYfRRdRRG8i, Agouza, Garden City, parts of Giza and Downtown. 48 hrs delivery to New Cairo, Heliopolis, Madinet Nasr, Sheikh Zayed and 6th of October. #stayhome #staysafe #havefun
One of the coolest ideas because let’s be real, homemade pizza never really taste like the ones we’re used to. For only 95 EGP, Vinny’s Pizza gets you 2 pizzas with 3 dough balls (extra one to learn hand stretching, how thoughtful!) sauce, cheese, pepperoni and lots of fun!
This isn’t just about the pizza, as cooking a pizza is a fun activity to do with your loved ones.
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. نفسك تعمل برجر حلو في البيت؟ سهلة✋🏻 أطلب ميك ات هوم Make@Home برجر مجمد من بافالو برجر واعمل البرجر بتاعك في البيت بطريقتك، ومتنساش تصوّره وتعمل لنا tag 😉 *متوفر 6 قطع او 8 قطع وزن كيلو تقريباً ب 160 جنيه (شامل الضريبة) Want to make the perfect burger at home? Order the Make@Home frozen burgers from Buffalo Burger and make your own burgers at home! Don’t forget to snap a photo of your burger and tag us *Available as 6 patties or 8 patties weighing around 1 kilo for 160 EGP (including VAT) أطلب دلوقتي 19914 📞 *يضاف خدمة التوصيل #Make_At_Home #Buffalo_Burger #Buffalo_Addicts #The_Real_Thing #The_Real_Meat
After pizza comes our second favorite fast food, burgers! Buffalo Burger is introducing make@home frozen burgers for only 160 EGP, you can enjoy 1 Kilo of deliciousness.
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Make an out of this world burger with our Home Foods Burger Kit. Your Burger Kit includes: 2x Premium Burger Patty [150 GM for 95EGP / 200 GM for 120EGP] 80 gm Cheddar Cheese 200 gm Mixed Vegetables [Tomato, Cucumber Pickles, Lettuce, Onions] 2 Burger Buns with Sesame. Order on:16070 Online Order: smileysgrill.com (link in stories)
Smiley’s Grill offer a complete burger kit with the toppings, cheese and patties to make your own Smiley’s Burger at home.
Not only this, but they also shared their Chinese Chicken Stir Fry recipe and all you have to do is buy their chicken. They also have several packs of Smiley’s home foods that you can cook at home effortlessly.
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We’ve been working by the day to perfect this and it’s finally out! 💃🏽 Our very own Frozen Weir’Dough kits are ready for online ordering starting NOW! 🍪 📦 Make your own Weirdoughs at the comfort of your home with our portioned & ready to bake cookies, toppings & fillings! 😋 Read the instructions carefully before baking & make sure you watch this video for the perfect way to inject the oozy fillings 😍 #ItsWeirdough #DoughingItTheRightWay
For dessert, we have got you the yummiest cookies in town! This kit will make your baking life much easier.
Weirdough offers their own Frozen Weir’Dough kits to make your own cookies with their portioned & ready to bake cookies. They send you the toppings & fillings as well! Nutella comes in syringes for the chocolate addicts out there!
You can also make this yummy fulfilling skillet using their frozen dough!
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Remember, it’s about the time you spend in the kitchen with your loved one cooking up your favorite easiest recipes.
Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immune System
The coronavirus sure imposes a great threat on all of us and while we can’t completely eliminate the risk, one thing we can do is eat healthier food that can help boost our immune system which is responsible for fighting the virus.
So stay safe and plan your meals to include the following powerful immune system booster!
Vitamin C increases the production of white blood cells, which are key to fighting infections.
Popular citrus fruits include:
Red bell peppers
Red bell peppers contain twice as much vitamin C as citrus. They’re also a rich source of beta carotene.
Broccoli is supercharged with vitamins and minerals. Packed with vitamins A, C, and E, as well as many other antioxidants and fiber.
Garlic’s immune-boosting properties seem to come from a heavy concentration of sulfur-containing compounds, such as allicin.
Not only is Spinach rich with Vitamin C, it’s also filled with numerous antioxidants and beta carotene.
Nuts, such as almonds, contain vitamin E and also include healthy fats.
Varieties of shellfish that are high in zinc include:
Yogurt are a great source of vitamin D, so try to select brands fortified with vitamin D. Vitamin D helps in regulating the immune system and can boost your body’s natural defenses against diseases.
Papaya is another fruit loaded with vitamin C.
Kiwis are naturally full of a ton of essential nutrients, including folate, potassium, vitamin K, and vitamin C.
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