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Mearmisha, for shawarma on the go!

If you would like to resurrect the true taste of the mouth-watering shawarma you can drop by Mearmisha, a small shawarma boutique featuring a range of authentic and traditional roasted Shawarma is located at Mahboula, Kuwait. The restaurant caters to a variety of tastes through specially prepared sliced beef, chicken or vegetables each of which are marinated with a mélange of flavorful spice combinations, all tucked inside warm fresh-baked flatbread, topped with fresh ingredients, and ultimately dressed with a selection of five different sauces giving you an abundance of flavors. The shawarma master slices off shreds of spiced meat from the rotisserie after which the sizzling shavings of the tender meat with its crispy edges are encased in a warm bread and kept succulent with a variety of flavorful garlic and herb sauces. After being rolled and folded, the sandwich is then pressed onto a grill to give the bread an extra delightfully toasted crunch and eventually that’s a wrap! You can watch the entire preparation of this fulfilling ensemble from start to finish from …

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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 …

Wok Hay, New Asian Restaurant in Kuwait

Situated in front of Green Island, Kuwait,  is a contemporary Asian restaurant called Wok Hay. The name of the newly opened Chinese restaurant is characteristic of the aromatic flavor imparted by the Chinese wok pan. You can start your dining with fragrant and refreshing green tea in a modern Asian setting with red and gold accents, as you explore the various dishes and contrasting flavors ranging from sweet, to sour, to spicy that Asian cuisine is known for. Specializing in Chinese cuisine, the menu is emblazoned with vibrant appetite-inducing dishes based on traditional Chinese as well contemporary twists all infused with flavors of garlic, ginger, lime, and sesame along with the satiating aromas of Asia prepared by the Chinese Head Chef. Starting with appetizers is the favorite Chinese speciality; roasted Beijing duck rolled inside thin Chinese pancakes called moo shu wraps that are plated with a side of dark duck sauce. Another popular and scrumptious choice that makes for a light and flavorful starter are the chicken lettuce wraps consisting of tender and flavorful minced …

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 …