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5 services in Amman to do your shopping without moving your arse

5 services in Amman to do your shopping without moving your arse

Selecting products that you like in the shop is often very rewarding. You get to pick the juiciest tomato or the ripest banana, and you are a part of the local community. However, we all have these days when life gets super busy, and shopping […]

How FoodieJo built her successful food critic’s social media account

How FoodieJo built her successful food critic’s social media account

Introducing Yasmin aka FoodieJo, someone who built a successful food critique blog, which is now being followed by over 8,000 people, in three years only. If you want to know more about her motivation and developing the FoodieJo brand keep reading this article! How did […]

Food critic’s guide to dining in Amman: 22 restaurants you should know!

Food critic’s guide to dining in Amman: 22 restaurants you should know!

Have you ever wondered where to get the best sushi in Amman or which restaurant serves the juiciest brisket in town? The best and worst dining experiences of Yasmine aka FoodieJo in our interview below featuring: Chocolate jameed, Tacos Y mas Alla, FishFaceJo, Beni Hana,Frankfurter, Mille Rose, Joury, Thai Room, Abu […]

Saturday Food Stroll in Amman: fancy

Saturday Food Stroll in Amman: fancy

Saturday morning. You woke up late, had your coffee and are wondering what to do next? Need to get your shopping for a week ahead? Get dressed and hit the road. Amman is waiting with all its hidden gems! The list below is a fancy […]

Interview with Atrameez, an up-and-coming Jordanian vegan start-up

Interview with Atrameez, an up-and-coming Jordanian vegan start-up

Have you tried the outstanding vegan labneh from Atrameez? We ordered a batch last Wednesday and it took us only two days to finish the whole jar. This almond labneh is so moreish that you will find yourself going back to the fridge for some […]

“The casual sushi” – interview with a co-founder of FishFace Amman

“The casual sushi” – interview with a co-founder of FishFace Amman

When I came to Amman in October 2017, I was recommended to try FishFace, a new Japanese-Mexican fusion place. The restaurant seemed busy at the time. It operated from a small venue in Abdoun and served a variety of sushi burritos, wrapped in nori instead […]

Truffle Hunting

Truffle Hunting

This July, when in Italy, I visited Bracciano, a small town situated 50 km north-west of Rome over a picturesque lake of the same name. The village was known for its medieval castle rising majestically above small stone houses, where Tom Cruise, Eros Ramazotti, and […]

Roma, communism and offal

Roma, communism and offal

A long time ago I promised myself that one day I’d visit Rome and spend all my money on food. This July, my dream came true. I had always imagined Rome to be a cosmopolitan city marked by the glorious history of the old Roman […]

How did I sign up to be a chef’s assistant in a Zanzibari restaurant?

How did I sign up to be a chef’s assistant in a Zanzibari restaurant?

Lukman’s restaurant, the most famous local eatery in Zanzibar opened in 2007 and welcomes on average between 600 – 1000 diners every day. I stumbled upon it by coincidence while flicking through Mark Wien’s blog: Migrationology. I never worked in a real restaurant kitchen before […]

Kebab Odyssey

Kebab Odyssey

From pages of Homer’s Odyssey to modern Iraq, kebab remains widely popular and truly socially cross-cutting food.  Kebab is an essential part of the Erbil food scene. I believe this is one of the most prosaic dish you can have in the world – by […]