Month: May 2015

Pickles Burgers: An Upbeat Burger Experience

If you wish to get your burger fix, you can head over to Al-Bida’a or to Marina Walk at the Arabian Gulf Street in Kuwait, where you will find a cozy burger place situated in the corner to satisfy your craving. Belonging to The Sultan Center’s Group of Restaurants, and created by Kuwaiti Chef Ahmad Al-Bader. The restaurant is reminiscent of a contemporary rustic vibe with its woody seating and plating, along with lights enclosed in pickle jars hanging overhead that add warmth while accentuating the name of the restaurant. For starters, you can choose from a selection of the restaurant’s variously flavored signature pickles to give your burger some company, namely the standard long pickles called the “stackers” or another popular choice the banana pepper rings. Whichever one you go with, you can have your mouth-tingling pickles either fried or fresh accompanied with a wide range of sauces and dips like honey mustard, sour cream whip, apple sauce and the list goes on and on. The piquant pickles “chips” lend a crunchy and zesty …

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The Butcher’s Den- A Taste of Premium Beef Cuts

Located at the Bidaa’ Strip of restaurants, The Butcher’s Den is one of The Sultan Center’s Group of Restaurants, a meat-centric concept developed by Kuwaiti Chef Ahmad Al-Bader. Upon entering, you are greeted with welcoming and warm staff, and décor artfully decorated with a line of various miniature cattle figurines dressed in different characters, as if to reflect the diverse choices of beef glazed and seasoned based on your preferences and “style”.  One can browse several of the tenderized cuts from a glass-enclosed display located in the corner of the restaurant. The modern steakhouse serves prime cuts and offers an assortment of premium-aged and variously graded meats ranging from sirloin to ribeye and fillets. The Wagyu beef delicacy comes in rankings of red, silver, and the super-luxurious black Wagyu being the Rolls-Royce of all beef, with a lean and buttery texture that’s hard to find anywhere else in Kuwait. The moment you take your seat, you are given something that you will not expect to find in a restaurant, or steakhouse, a delightful complimentary serving …