All posts tagged: Ahmad Al-Bader

Pizzetta, for a Slice of Italian-inspired Cuisine

If you’re looking for Italian-inspired cuisine, look no further than Pizzetta, a local pizza place created by Kuwaiti Chef Ahmad Al-Bader. If your hunger pangs have awakened and are calling for a delightful taste of Italy, you can head over to the Al-Bidaa’ strip of restaurants or drive to the Spoons complex in Mahboula. With décor that is modern with gentle hints of farmhouse and rustic vibes creating an overall Italian charm, Pizzetta features a unique menu drawing on Italian staples, classic combinations, and experiments with an array of daring ingredients, each flaunting a unique culinary flair. Set the tone of your meal with a selection of fresh salads, followed on by a range of appetizers for an enticing prelude for what’s to come. A delicious starter  offers Veal Carpaccio, a Venetian delicacy named after a 15th Century Venetian painter known for the red colors in his paintings. The dish consists of raw meat sliced as thinly as possible into gauzy pieces and drizzled with olive oil and special sauce.  Next up are the bite-sized toasted bread loaves called crostini, stacked …

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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 …

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 …