Pardis

At the beginning of this year, I lost someone special and very dear to me: my grandfather. I’ll admit that we only became close in the last couple of years, and although he had his faults,

Hankies Cafe

Indian restaurants seem to be the “hip” (cringe) thing right now in London. From high end establishments like the fabulous Jamavar to more casual restaurants such as Talli Joes, they seem to be popping up everywhere; each with their own modern twist and also the kind of places you can take your parents along to. […]

Fire and Smoke

If you’ve seen the movie Chef and remember the Franklin BBQ brisket scene, you will understand my desire to have a good, authentic bbq experience – halal, of course. If you haven’t, make a date of it this weekend with the missus, trust me, its good. The way that brisket just slices and oozes with […]

Bo Drake

Growing up, I was extremely shy. From hiding behind Mum when an Aunty would say hi at mosque to turning bright red around the cute boy at primary school

Shake Shack London is Serving Halal Chicken

Guess what? Shake Shack London is serving halal chicken! Earlier this month, Shake Shack announced that their popular Chick’n’Shack burgers will be launching at all their London outlets. A fellow foodie friend made a simple enquiry about halal in response to this news, and was informed that yes, the chicken would be halal. Astonished, he passed […]

10 Halal Cheap Eats Under £10

As much as I love London, I slightly balk when I read that we are constantly in the list of the top 10 most expensive cities in the world to live in.

Blue Ginger

When BW and I were dating, I had booked a holiday to the States for three weeks to hang out and spend time with my amazing sister. Basically, I just ditched him.

DUM Biryani House

Single-dish restaurants seem to be the current trend right now, and have been popping up all over London.

Mother’s Day 2017

Every year, come Mother’s Day, I’m always scrambling around to organise a gift, flowers, and a meal for Mum. And as those of you with big families know, getting everyone on the same page is the most daunting and tedious task. Kids have to be in bed by a certain time, some won’t be happy […]

Archie’s, Manchester

Archie’s is a casual halal burger and milkshake joint located on Oxford Road in Manchester; they are known for their incredibly creamy milkshakes, crispy chicken burgers, oh and, how could I forget, for the celebrity hotspotting too. With guests like Nas, the Game, and Amir Khan, the boxer, it was easy to see just why […]