Dining

Ritz High Tea Thumbs Down

Madam Lily has gone, which is a shame because I quite liked Madam Lily.  Though her time in Saudi was short, she did leave an impression on those of us who waved her good bye not so long ago.  Perhaps…
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Bagels In Riyadh

Out by Granada Mall, next door to Centerpoint is a small, clean, tidy eatery that you may not give a second glance as you drive by, nestled as it is amongst the older small business shops around it. But if…
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Funky Kitchenation

Kitchenation has got to be the funkiest looking cafe in Riyadh.  I can’t  believe it has taken me so long to find the place given it is in Tahalia Street.  Granted it is tucked away in the new Mira Hotel,…
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Lunch Menu At Ketchup

Have you been to Ketchup lately? I know it may have received less than rave reviews from me in the past, but they have done a bit if work on their menu, food quality and even their decor so the…
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Golden Brown Cupcakes in Riyadh

The other day I was talking to a bloke about muffins and cupcakes.  ‘Oh’, he said.  ‘Golden Brown is the best’ and he got no argument from me.  Cupcakes and muffins are not usually my cup of tea but then,…
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Hello, Hello Food

Have you seen Hello Food? Have you tried it? If you have, what do you think of it? I can tell you, I’m impressed! I’d noticed HelloFood ads popping up on Facebook and, apart from registering the fact that someone…
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Dining at 11A on the Eleventh Floor

We went to 11A restaurant on the recommendation of a Saudi friend over two years ago.  As I haven’t been for a while I can only presume it is still there.  Eleven A, if it still exists, is on the…
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Anatolia Turkish Grill

Anatolia is a fabulous Turkish restaurant just off Tahalia St. If you did’n’t know it was there you wouldn’t know it was there.  We had the most delicious meal at Anatolia.  I would have loads of pictures, but I was…
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Cafe Lenotre

Looking for an outdoor venue for my coffee, I dropped into Lenotre, in Centria Mall.  Lenotre Family Section has a large outdoor balcony which, on a glorious winters day is a great place to sit beneath large shade umbrellas and enjoy a…
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