Johnny Rockets home delivery service

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Just an update on Johnny Rockets home delivery service [old post]. Their delivery phone number is now 1-844-144. Not a totally new number, has been around so for a while now (in addition to their Salmiya branch # of 25754040, which is physically open 24/7).

You might not know this, but they offer a 24/7 home delivery service direct from them (in addition to their 6alabat delivery). Orders start from just Kd 2.5, with a half kd delivery charge. And it’s avaialable 24/7 every single day day of the year (Ramadan excluded).

Their new delivery # is 1-844-144.

Bon appetit.

Spicy Pickle sandwich shop

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Spicy Pickle is a new sandwich shop in Kuwait, based on an a Denver franchise. I’ve tried it a bunch of times during the past few months. Their sandwiches are tasty and has a special zest to them, they really do taste different from other sandwich shops. Maybe it’s the pickle in their name that adds the difference.

  • They use several kinds of breads like: Chibatta (country style or wholemeal), Focaccia, flatbread-Piadina (grilled or open top), or pizza.
  • They’ve got chicken, beef, multiple cheeses, turkey, vegi, mushroom, and all kinds of sandwiches.
  • Their condiments are unique like horseradish, chipotle, pesto, or sundried tomato mayo. Or greek dressing, honey-balsamic, thousand island, and honey mustard. Yummy.
  • Their green pickles is especially imported from the States, that’s why they taste so good.
  • And of course they’ve also got salads. Again, big size ones.
  • The sandwiches come with a size of small coleslaw, pickles, orange wedges, and\or pesto pasta.

Most of their sandwiches are big portioned, I usually can’t eat more than one-half of the bigger ones. Now the Piadina’s on the other hand, I could easily eat more than one; they’re so flat and thin. Spicy Pickle has some great pictures on their instagram, do check them out [link].

They’ve got two branches, one in Sharq on Ahmad Al-Jaber St. beside Dar Al-Awadi, and the other one in Mahboula behind Alia & Galia towers. Their phone number is 22442266. And they’re also on 6alabat [link] if you want to order from there.

Cool 20th anniversary party at McDonald’s Gulf Rd.

McDonald's 20th anniversary carnival Kuwait

McDonald’s Kuwait Holds

“20 Years of Smiles Carnival”

in celebration of its 20th Anniversary

McDonald’s Kuwait will host a two day carnival at the Corniche branch on the Arabian Gulf street to celebrate its 20th anniversary and commemorate 2 decades of service in Kuwait. The carnival will take place on the 7th and 8th of March, with festivities beginning every day at 10:00a.m and continuing until 11:00p.m.

The two-day event will include a number of acts and attractions, such as helium balloon aerialists, rhythm of fire drummers, LED robots, butterfly dancers, stilt walkers, monocycles, jugglers and ice sculptors. The celebrations will also include balloon sculptors and face painting for children, as well as other fun filled activities for the whole family.

The performances will take place throughout the day with consecutive acts along the McDonald’s store walkway and all around the premises.

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Cheesecake Factory home delivery service

Cheesecake factory KUwait home delivery

If you’re a big Cheesecake Factory lover, then you’ll love this.

You can order whole cakes from The Cheesecake factory and have it delivered to you. The cakes come in two different sizes, 7″ and 10″.

Delivery phone number is 2228-2444

Video: Why are you in Kuwait? By an American lady



Here’s a video shot by an American lady working in Kuwait. She’s not a military worker, so she lives off base and be out and about in Kuwait like a normal foreigner. She works for a company that does business with the American Military  in Kuwait and not married to a Kuwaiti, so her point of view is the closest to an average American as you can get.

The video here offers a nice glimpse into how an American would live in Kuwait. Just like a typical Kuwaiti, she goes to The Avenues mall on weekends. She speaks very positively about local women’s sense of makeup and fashion, how shopping here is excellent, and what she would normally wear when going out in Kuwait.

I liked the video, it showed how Kuwait is really like. Lots of international shops, very normal dress attire (minus the hot shorts and tube tanks), and the abundance of American and international restaurants.

Here are some of her words about Kuwait (I just pasted a few short paragraphs, you can check the whole thing [here]):

 First of all they are VERY accepting of American culture and lifestyle, for the most part. NO as a woman I don’t have to be fully covered. We just have to be mindful and respectful. So sure I can wear a skirt or a short dress and they really cannot do much to punish you, but you just have to be willing to deal with the awkward stares lol but it’s really not as strict here as you may think it is.

The cost of living here is quite expensive, the Kuwaiti dinar is almost 3 and a half times more than 1 US Dollar. The Kuwaiti Dinair also beats the Euro, so Kuwait is FAR from third world living, contrary to what most might believe.

As for the demographics here, Kuwaiti’s are surprisingly more like the minority here. There are tons of Filipinos, Ethiopians, Somali’s, Egyptians, Nigerians, Brits, Americans, Indians, Pakistani, and other races here as well. It really is quite a nice mixture of people

Did I tell you how much American culture is accepted here?! They have everything we have and much more: Krispy Kreme, Chili’s, PF Changs, Applebee’s, Buffalo’s, McDonald’s (of course) and ALL of them deliver.

I also love how the culture here is so beauty obsessed. Makeup artistry, plastic surgery and all things beauty are all the rave here. People are always looking for the next best thing, we have everything state of the art with beauty and cosmetics. Which makes the makeup artist like me fit right in :)

Home Slice pizza at Sultan Center

Home Slicce pizza Kuwait at Sultan center

Home Slice is a pizza place in Al-She3eb that opened up a couple of years ago, selling New York style pizza. While shopping at Sultan Center Hawalli, I noticed that Home Slice has a fridge there selling pizza by the slice, whole, raw dough, and sauce.

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The sell pizza by the slice and by the pie, all you need is to cook it in the oven for 5 minutes. They even sell side dishes like Buffalo wings and garlic cheese bread to complete your meal.

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If you want a more real cooking experience, then you can make the pizza from scratch using their ingredients. They sell the dough (2 kinds), the pizza sauce, cheese, and even toppings.

I like the idea very much, it’s nice to be able to eat a fresh slice of good pizza anytime you want, even after the restaurant closes. It sure beats fast food pizza.

I personally much prefer Upper Crust over it (my #1 fav pizza place), maybe they too can start selling their pizzas in supermarkets.

Business lunch offer from Upper Crust


Enjoy the offer, it’s a good one. My favorite pizza there is the Swellesley, but only if you like hot spicy food.

Armani Cafe now open in Prestige phase at The Avenues Mall

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Armani Cafe is now open in Prestige phase at the Avenues Mall. From what I’ve heard, they’ll have the same menu as their Dubai branch, which is great news.

I’ve posted before about Armani Cafe of Emirates Mall, and how their food is great and delicious. I would say it’s up there with the best food places in the whole Gulf region. So if they really are serving the same menu here in Kuwait, then that is just awesome. I recommend you try their Veal Milanese, Truffle pizza, and Truffle Bruschetta.

Grand reopening of Al-Koot restaurant mall in Fintas with Saher El-Layl

The small cute restaurant mall in Fintas will see its grand re-opening this weekend, with a two day festival. The event will take place Nov. 29th and 30th, from 6 p.m., and some of Saher Al-Layl’s cast will be there to celebrate.

Al-Koot restaurant mall houses: Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Burger King, Kababji, and Applebees.

Steak Celebration festival at Applebee’s

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If you’re a steak lover, then you might be interested in Applebee’s new Steak Celebration.

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