There are a few things that make us really enjoy eating out. They usually include dim lighting, comfy chairs,good food and great service. That is exactly what we found at REEM AL BAWADI a popular Lebanese family restaurant found here in Jeddah. With a very extensive menu ranging from grilled meat platters to pasta dishes there is something to please everyone ( a bit overwhelming). Read more
I promise you that we do more than eat here on the blog. But with that being said we do love a freshly baked goodie once in awhile, and after so many local recommendations there is no surprise where we went searching. Helen’s Bakery is a refreshing change from the overly sugary, chemically tasting perfect cupcakes that fill bakeries across Saudi Arabia. It has to be said finding the perfect balance between cake and cream is an art and a little too much in either direction will have you chewing a cardboard tasting cake or a creamy mess.
Getting good Chinese food here in Saudi Arabia is not promising and usually a let down. After trying half a dozen mediocre places to get anything close to decent Chinese take-out, I think I may have hit the mother load. This place is extremely popular amongst locals and expats alike
and the line-up out the door is an everyday occurrence, after giving it a try I can see why.