Vientiane Street Food, LaosFebruary 26, 2020
From spicy sausages to smoky skewers, crisp spring rolls to crunchy insects, Vientiane's nighttime street food scene throbs with temptations for every palate.
Breakfast, Wyndham Grand ManamaFebruary 22, 2020
Wyndham Grand Manama offers a spectacular backdrop for breakfast, showcasing the skyline of Bahrain's increasingly modern capital city.
Breakfast, Radisson Blu Jeddah CornicheFebruary 21, 2020
Local cheeses, grains, nuts and dates make for a satisfactory breakfast at Saudi Arabia's Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche.
Breakfast, Sheraton KuwaitFebruary 20, 2020
Breakfast at Sheraton Kuwait takes guests on a culinary tour through the Gulf region, from moutabel eggplant dip to warak enab stuffed grape leaves, hummus to the ubiquitous morning staple of ful medames stewed fava beans, plus steaming-hot lentil soup and om ali bread pudding.
Breakfast, Al Najada Doha HotelFebruary 17, 2020
It's worth waking early for breakfast at Qatar's Al Najada Doha Hotel, where the spread might comprise bulgur wheat topped with chicken, meaty shawarma, tabbouleh parsley salad studded with pomegranates, sumac-spiked croissants, kanafeh pastry drizzled with Nutella, plus plenty of cheeses.
Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Suvarnabhumi AirportFebruary 15, 2020
For a spot of plane-watching with a few of plates of sushi, head to Fuji before flying out of Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Bu Khalaf Coffee Shop, BahrainFebruary 14, 2020
Tucked in the older neighbourhoods of Manama, Bahrain's capital city, Bu Khalaf is a calm, comforting stop for light-bodied Arabic coffee.
Haji's Cafe, BahrainFebruary 12, 2020
With a history dating back seven decades, Haji's street cafe is a time-honoured stop for a meal of Arabian lamb and fish in Manama, Bahrain's capital city.
Khubz Tannour, BahrainFebruary 10, 2020
For a fresh snack on the go in Manama, Bahrain's capital city, grab a serving of khubz tannour - hot-from-the-clay-oven flatbread, buttered up for melting goodness.
Shakshouka, Saudi ArabiaFebruary 6, 2020
Shakshouka is the ideal breakfast before exploring Saudi Arabia's city of Jeddah - spiced, skillet-scrambled eggs, moistly fluffy.
Madfoon, Saudi ArabiaFebruary 3, 2020
Madfoon is one of the Arabian peninsula's most time-honoured recipes, a relic of times when Bedouins cooked their food in buried underground pits. Fall-off-the-bone lamb with fluffy, aromatic rice - a should-try in modern Saudi Arabia.
Caffeine, KuwaitJanuary 29, 2020
Hipster cafes have overrun the world, including in Kuwait, where Caffeine serves locally inflected open sandwiches topped with labna yogurt cheese, za'atar spices and espresso balsamic to complement coffee relying on beans from across the globe.
Samfu, MalaccaJanuary 26, 2020
Samfu is a striking space, but its appeal is more than skin-deep: Its Nyonya specialities include pongteh that comprises both pork and chicken instead of forcing customers to choose only one, plus a stirringly spicy babi cili garam that showcases beautifully tender pork with plenty of heat. The p...
HomeTaste, MalaccaJanuary 25, 2020
Scarcely a year old, HomeTaste has cultivated a reliable reputation for Nyonya fare in the city where this cooking is most cherished. The Nyonya laksa is worthwhile, lightly aromatic, while the chicken includes interesting recipes like wings glazed in gula Melaka, as well as soothing staples like...
Fatteh & Freekeh, QatarJanuary 23, 2020
Tucked in Qatar's oldest souk (marketplace), Damasca One serves regional specialities like fatteh (toasted flatbread) tossed with yogurt, ghee and pomegranates, and soulful soups of freekeh (durum wheat cereal).