Kuwait City

Virgil on August 14, 2012

At Tanor Al Deera Five Maudies – highly recommended One of the traditional foods found in the Kuwait souks, in addition to the ever present schwarma, is manakish, or what I call Kuwaiti style pizza. It seems that many places in the Arab and Mediterranean world have something that resembles what Americans would call pizza. Turkey has […]

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Virgil on August 11, 2012

Three Maudies – good I wrote a previous article about how many fast food places there are in Kuwait City, Fast Food Hell.  And, indeed, there are. It seems that the main street food one sees in Kuwait is schwarma, minced meat kebabs, and manakish (like a pizza). Right now, I will discuss a Kuwaiti […]

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Virgil on July 27, 2012

I just got back to Kuwait from a trip to Turkey and the contrast in fast food restaurants between the two countries, as well as the United States, is startling. I always thought that the United States was the fast food capital of the world and have always been ashamed that one of the main […]

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Virgil on July 2, 2012

Three-Maudies – good There are four locations in Kuwait City and I didn’t go to any of them. One thing about Kuwait City is I have never seen any city where so many restaurants deliver. Delivery is huge here. I ate four or five meals from Naz, all delivered. I rated this restaurant at two-Maudies […]

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Virgil on June 3, 2012

Three-Maudies – good Marina Thai has a number of locations in Kuwait City. I would call it fast food. Any restaurant where you get served in plastic foam containers, get plastic “silverware,” and your drink in a paper cup is fast food to me. The locations reflect that to a certain degree, being in a […]

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Virgil on February 9, 2012

On our first trip to the Old Souk, Mark and I were dropped off in front of a Mosque and a plaza with benches and a small playground. We didn’t have a clue where we were or where we needed to go. To the right of the Mosque were two large roof structures covering what […]

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Virgil on February 6, 2012

You can get almost everything you need at the Old Souk in Kuwait City, including cookware, clothes, housewares, health and beauty supplies, electronics, handmade carpets, and perfumes. And more. When I walk through the meat and vegetable part of the Souk, I just wish I had a kitchen. If I did, I would be loaded […]

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Three-Maudies – good The Towers are on a small peninsula in downtown Kuwait City, there are three towers. One has the restaurant in the large “ball” on around the 82nd floor and an observation deck in a smaller “ball” higher up. The other tower with a “ball” is a one-million gallon water tower, while the […]

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Virgil on January 31, 2012

Click here for this five-Maudie restaurant review. This is a wide view of downtown Kuwait, restaurant is the blue marker (click on image for larger map): Close up view, the restaurant is right across a narrow lane from a Mosque (click on image for larger map):  

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Virgil on January 30, 2012

Five Maudies – Highly Recommended Location: Souk Al Kuwait, I wish I could be more specific, I will try and identify it on a satellite map next time I go there Short story is that I have had the best two meals in Kuwait in this tiny restaurant with only outdoor seating on the edge […]

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