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Vientiane Street Food, Laos

Vientiane Street Food, Laos

February 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 Manama

Breakfast, Wyndham Grand Manama

February 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 Corniche

Breakfast, Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche

February 21, 2020

Local cheeses, grains, nuts and dates make for a satisfactory breakfast at Saudi Arabia's Radisson Blu Jeddah Corniche.

Breakfast, Sheraton Kuwait

Breakfast, Sheraton Kuwait

February 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 Hotel

Breakfast, Al Najada Doha Hotel

February 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 Airport

Fuji Japanese Restaurant, Suvarnabhumi Airport

February 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, Bahrain

Bu Khalaf Coffee Shop, Bahrain

February 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, Bahrain

Haji's Cafe, Bahrain

February 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, Bahrain

Khubz Tannour, Bahrain

February 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 Arabia

Shakshouka, Saudi Arabia

February 6, 2020

Shakshouka is the ideal breakfast before exploring Saudi Arabia's city of Jeddah - spiced, skillet-scrambled eggs, moistly fluffy.

Madfoon, Saudi Arabia

Madfoon, Saudi Arabia

February 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, Kuwait

Caffeine, Kuwait

January 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, Malacca

Samfu, Malacca

January 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, Malacca

HomeTaste, Malacca

January 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, Qatar

Fatteh & Freekeh, Qatar

January 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).