Restaurants & Cafes 2018-05-29T10:41:16+00:00

Restaurant & Cafes

Restaurant review: Al-Shami, Oxford

Matthew Norman enjoyed the meze at Al-Shami, Oxford. Photo: JOHN LAWRENCE Matthew Norman visits Al-Shami in Oxford. On any reliable list of Things You Really Don’t Want To See in a Restaurant, this one would hardly challenge such contenders for the top spot as the extravagantly leprous waiter, Tony and [...]

June 19th, 2018|

7 Most Important Interior Design Features of Restaurants

When you choose a restaurant, your mind naturally gravitates toward the quality and nature of the food. A restaurant with clever, original, and delicious dishes has a chance of being successful no matter what other efforts they’re making to succeed. However, there’s a secondary set of considerations that can help [...]

June 14th, 2018|

Five Reykjavík Restaurants

Photo: Kol and Grillmarkadurinn Reykjavík’s world-class scene adds yet another reason for travelers and eaters alike to adore Iceland. The seafood is fresh, the liquor is strong and Icelandic agriculture guarantees that whether it comes from a supermarket or fine restaurant, you’ll encounter some of the best protein of your [...]

June 12th, 2018|

The Era of Automatic Dining Lives On in Amsterdam

I‘ve been clinging onto these old photos of an Automat diner in New York in the 1930s, thinking I would one day have a reason to show them to you. Having just returned from a long weekend in Amsterdam where I found this old-fashion fast-food style of dining still in [...]

June 7th, 2018|

Wendy’s Restaurant Opens for the First Time in Qatar

DOHA: Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group has entered into an agreement with Alghanim Industries, granting them the sub-franchise rights of Wendy’s restaurants in Qatar. The companies are two of the largest privately-owned companies in the MENA region. The agreement will enable Mohammad Hamad Al Mana Group to open a series [...]

June 4th, 2018|