Category Archives: Restaurants. Dining

CAIRO’S MENA HOUSE – WHERE HISTORY WAS MADE

The MENA HOUSE in Cairo has from its start, in 1886, accommodated royalties such as the Crown Prince of Japan, Prince of Wales, Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi; politicians – Bill Clinton, Barbara Bush; artists – Frank Sinatra Charlton Heston, Sarah … Continue reading

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CAIRO’S NIGHTLIFE

Not knowing Cairo well, what was there to do at night. LA BODEGA was the answer. The receptionist in my hotel in Zamalek told me that LA BODEGA was in walking distance. Located at 157, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, one of … Continue reading

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THE RED SEA – FISH ANYONE?

When in the news this morning they announced that American War ships are moving into the Red Seas,  my heart skipped a beat – war ships? During my visit to Egypt last year my  trip to the Red Sea was the highlight of my … Continue reading

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McDONALD’S IN EGYPT – HAMBURGERS PLUS……

McDonalds is an American Invention, but the Egyptians have found a way to improve the American concept – no, not the hamburgers, but the service. THEY DELIVER!  And they call it McDELIVERY!                                                         ****************** In front of  McDonald’s, just next to my Hotel … Continue reading

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CARPETS MADE IN EGYPT

The day we visited the Step Pyramid in Saqqara, and had lunch at The Saqqara Palm Club, nobody really felt like leaving the bus when it stopped in front of a big yellow building. Everyone was hot and tired. It was around … Continue reading

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CAIRO – EATING A PIGEON

                                                           157 –  26 July Street, Cairo 1111 – tel. +-20227359640 If you don’t know what Abou El Sid is and you can’t read the  signs written in Arabic, it is hard to know that the two huge doors, which could have been the entrance … Continue reading

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CAIRO – DINING WITH A PACHA

No, it is not just a name. It all started a long time ago with a real Pacha from Upper Egypt. who dreamed of having a floating palace on the Nile to live out his remaining years. Determined to fulfill his … Continue reading

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