Living out of a hotel for 2 months has meant I have gone out and explored different places and foods. I have some pictures for some of the foods and places I have been. The most amazing thing about my trip food wise is that the Msa7ab sandwich (de-boned chicken) of my childhood is still to be found from the same place and with the same amazing taste 22 years later!
This is the place of the famous sandwich full of garlic and amazingly cooked chicken. PURRRRRR.
And this cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to the said sandwhich. And by the way, this hasn’t changed either – mango, strawberry, and banana!
But this Cocktail from a shop in Salmiya is amazing as you can see
A cool menu that kuwaitifies its offerings. Really cute.
Tea is served on a metal saj to keep it warm with some hot coals
Tea with spices, milk and sugar (shakar) cubes. Yum!
In the Middle of the Mubarkieh Souq is an alleyway filled with tables and hungry people enjoying fresh fish, fresh bread and other yummy things.
Freshly grilled fresh fish picked by my dinner mate!
In another part of town in a place that is slightly more upscale we get to see the menu in pictures on an ipad! This is a very common thing to see in Kuwait. Is this happening in other places, digital pictures instead of paper?
Not the same burger but it’s sister did arrive. This one was called the ninja burger and came with a date sauce.
This was a fusion of two of my favorite things pumpkin and cheesecake. I have noticed that in Kuwait sweets are not to be taken lightly. So many places making cakes and cupcakes and there is a lot of cheesecake to be had too.
A breakfast feast, Homus, Ful, falafel, fateh, ash, fresh bread, and so much more. And some of the bread was made with dates mixed into the dough. It wasnt sweet as one would think… it was amazing.
I did not manage to get a picture of all the amazing food before we devoured it! This was an Indian feast not to be missed.
Kuwait is a place that has a lot of western franchises, but if you look hard enough there are a lot of amazing local places and foods that are worth exploring.