The All-New Persistently Patriotic Collection

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A collaboration that is all about women supporting each other.


On the occasion of the Saudi National Day, the Untitled Project store, an Eco-friendly clothing line based in Jeddah by Israa Allaf, teamed up with Marriam Mossalli of Under The Abaya and Nada Baeshen of The Huntress to model the patriotism for Saudi and what it means to break boundaries as a Saudi woman.img_8462

According to Marriam Mossalli, as a #GirlBoss, she has always championed the female entrepreneurship and the Untitled Project by Israa Allaf, was no exception. Marriam expressed that she’s proud to see Israa take what she’s learned and implemented to create a truly unique offering with her nationalistic collection that is 100% vegan and sustainable. img_7581

Women found businesses have been growing at an impressive rate, and Marriam and Nada, not only act as influencers but also as inspirational figures to many aspiring girls. Saudi female entrepreneurs are more assured to be following their dreams when they see other Saudi women take a step into the industry, and cultivate their place in their business while claiming their success. img_8463

Being advocates for local businesses, Israa feels it is their duty, to encourage a unified movement, in the local community while being consulted for other local startups for advice and inspiring others to take their first step into launching sustainable businesses.

When asked about what this initiative would accomplish, Israa says:

Many people have been scared to take their first step into owning their success, and we wish a campaign like this would evoke other Saudi entrepreneurs to emerge into the scene, and reinforce the power of localization. We don’t believe in the difference between 500 followers or 500k; everyone is an influencer, and we would love to support and collaborate with small businesses to grow and emerge within KSA.”img_8468

When starting the Untitled Project’s clothing line, Israa researched the value of environmental safety and have founded the store upon that; which is why maintaining ethical production and sustainable practices is a priority.

“We aim to build a community that will grant awareness about our social initiatives, and ultimately look forward to expanding our creative innovation in many other ways, not just through clothes, but also through art, videography, styling, and other humanitarian initiatives”. 

Instagram: theuntitledproject.store
Web: theuntitledproject.store

Photography : Hanen Majdi 
MUA: Safaa Alireza
Hairstylist: Ghada Ismaeel
Videography: Ray Jahri
Shot at: Atarek 

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Detox Dreams Come True

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Powerful immunity booster to add to your diet routine.


Our friends at @greenswheatgrass, a trusted supplier of wheatgrass juice in Khobar, offered us to try out the nutritious wheatgrass juice that everybody’s raving about and we thought of giving it a try. For starters, wheatgrass packs a heap of nutrients and the health benefits of this natural energy drink are dime a dozen. The promises: detox, weight loss, and everything in between, are intriguing, so we decided to embark on a wheatgrass juice journey to reset our health regime after the lockdown.

We all know that leafy greens are super healthy, however, who knew about green… grass?img-20200928-wa0061

Keep scrolling to know some of the top five health benefits that wheatgrass offers:

  1. It packs a punch

Wheatgrass packs a heap of nutrients that helps your body to be healthy. It contains thirteen different vitamins including, Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin A, C, E, K, B1 (Thiamin), B6, Zinc, Iron, magnesium, calcium, amino acids, and the list goes on.

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  1. Improves Immunity

A daily robust immunity, wheatgrass juice strengthens our body’s internal defense mechanism and helps it ward off infections and diseases.

Furthermore, wheatgrass also contains chlorophyll, an anti-bacterial property that not only fortifies the immune system but also proves to be a great companion for detox by removing toxins and bad bacteria from the body.

  1. Boosts Metabolism & Helps in Weight Loss

Wheatgrass contains proteins and antioxidants and is said to elevate metabolism which in turn might help burn a few extra calories.

In addition, because of it being nutrient-dense, a shot makes you feel fuller and you have fewer cravings during the day.

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  1. Good for Digestion

On top of all the nutrients wheatgrass also consists of a very high fiber content that improves digestion by consuming it regularly.

However, consuming it too much may cause stomach issues like diarrhea.

  1. A Cure of Cancer

The @greenswheatgrass team shared that most of their customers are cancer patients as wheatgrass is high in antioxidants and is said to play a significant role in fighting cancer. It also lowers myelotoxicity that is caused by chemotherapy. Myelotoxicity causes bone marrow suppression and can increase the risk of infection.

To place your orders and try out the wheatgrass juice, contact: @greenswheatgrass

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Rina’s National Day Collection

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To commemorate the 90th Saudi National day, Rina, the popular fashion brand of Saudi, has joined hands with students of Arts & Design College.


Rina was established in 2008 as part of the Abdul Karim Saudi Company and has been a hot spot for its timelessness, modern, as well as unique designs that incorporate elements of the past with the present; inspired by the Arab culture and heritage. With multiple branches across the Kingdom, Rina has always aspired to give back to the local community.

rinaxpnu6-copyThe initiative aims to give back to the community by turning the spotlight on the local talent and diligence of the Saudi youth. Through this project, Rina enabled the students to experience the life of a professional designer by working with industry professionals.rinaxpnu15-copy

Choosing Riyadh as the common ground, the students decided to make it their main inspiration behind the designs and link it to the National Day festivities.rinaxpnu5-copy

Instead of choosing the green color and traditional prints, the design students took a different take on the National Day designs and chose inspirations from Riyadh’s traffic, architecture and endangered flowers, and so on.rinaxpnu37-copy

Using eco-friendly materials, the project features two collections, the Open Circle; daywear that’s easy to wear by everyone every day, and Weekend in Riyadh; nightwear that’s meant to stand out in the loud nightlife of Riyadh.rinaxpnu4-copy

In addition to celebrating the budding talent of the Kingdom, Rina further lauded the designers by making a short documentary called “Artist Talk” showing the dedication of the students and giving them a platform to share their voice with the world.rinaxpnu3-copy

The contributing designers that worked on this project include Hessa Alkhamis, Afnan Abdulrahman Alobaid, Jamila Ali Al Shehri, Rania Abdullah Almarwani, and Maha Mohammed Alqumayzi. The collection can be pre-booked on Rina’s web store and will be available in selected stores soon. rinaxpnu-copy

Web: rinafashion.com
Instagram: rinafashion

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Re-purposed for a Purpose

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Empowering and creative charity work through re-style-cling!


A perfect sync of sustainability and innovativeness, Hasanat takes old or worn-out clothing and transforms them into brand new pieces.

Born with a belief that women should be empowered through creativity and innovation, Hasanat paves the way for women to be independent and earn a sustainable income while working remotely at home.

Receiving unwanted clothes donations, Hasanat sorts dissembles and cleans the fabrics, breathing a new life by recycling the products through design and creativity. For this, Hasanat has trained an all-female staff who innovatively sew and rebirth new and unique products. It could be trendy clothing, customized cushions, celebration banners, fabric hangers, quilt baskets, tote or beach bags, you name it!

Creating a micro-economy for women to gain employment and generate an ongoing sustainable income, all proceeds generated from sales at Hasanat are 100% for charity to empower the local creative ladies.

All the re-born items are available on Hasanat’s website and some other retail stores.

How many hasanat do you have in your wardrobe? Donate Now!

Web: hasanatcharity.com
Instagram: hasanat_charitybrand

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A Taste of Home

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Saudi dishes from granny’s kitchen.


Saudi culinary culture consists of a welcoming variety of food that people eat throughout the month of Ramadan; with each area having something different to offer. Here are some of the specialties from around the Kingdom:

Saleeg

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An Arabian version of risotto, Saleeg is a creamy rice dish cooked with broth and served with meat or chicken and duggus- a spicy tomato salsa. It makes a great iftar and is a bowl of comfort at any time of the day. To add an extra flavor, the broth is served alongside for a tasty drink to sip on or pour on your rice; making it incredibly nourishing, comforting, and delicious.

THAREED
ALAHSA

Known for being a light, yet filling meal, thareed is one of the very popular dishes during Ramadan.

Thareed is a healthy stew with balanced ingredients including meat, vegetables, and delectable Arabic spices served over ragag (thin crispy bread) that soaks up all the rich juices.This satisfying stew is made with lamb, chicken, or just vegetables.

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Made with a handful of nutritious ingredients, this dish comes together in a bowl and leaves you satisfied all evening.

Areekah is a warm casserole baked from both white and brown flour, honey, and ghee. When the dough is smooth and ready for serving, it›s transferred into a bowl and a small well is created that allows a generous drizzle of ghee and honey to pool perfectly in the middle.

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MAFROOKAH
TABUK

Mafrookah is a traditional dish of Tabuk made with saj bread (unleavened Arabic flatbread) by crumbling it with ghee,  dates or honey.

Traditional Mafrooka is made by hand using only three ingredients. Also this sweet is healthiest and most delightful when the ghee is made at home. Mafrookah is enjoyed a lot in Ramadan as an indulgent iftar snack.

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KLEIJA
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A traditional stuffed biscuit, Kleija originates from the date rich province of Qassim. It’s made with a specific wooden mold to shape the dough into patterned disks.

Originally stuffed with a smooth date paste, it›s also stuffed with aromatic nut-sugar filling such as walnut, cardamom and sugar or coconut and sugar. A meal on its own, it›s wholesome, filling, and totally worth every bite!

LAHOH
JAZAN

Lahoh (also spelled lahouh) is a sourdough flatbread, slightly spongy in texture. It›s made by mixing wholewheat flour, yeast, salt, and water and then allowing the batter to ferment for two to three days to develop the flavor. Eaten warm right off the griddle with butter, honey or yogurt, it’s also eaten with savory stews and soups.

KOBAYBA HAIL
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Kubbayah Hail refers to the stuffed grape leaves that is a Ramadan favorite in Hail. It›s made with grape leaves that are stuffed with a herby rice mix, rolled and boiled until tender. These deliciously tender bites are served as an appetizer or a main course.

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Masabeeb, popularly known as the Saudi pancakes are delightfully tasty. Made with hearty whole wheat flour, milk powder, yeast, drizzled with honey, and not much else. Simple, wholesome, and satisfying.

Masabeeb is little Saudi pancakes formed by pouring a yeast-based batter into a pan. Delightfully tasty with hearty ingredients like whole wheat flour, milk powder, drizzled with honey, and not much else. They are particularly popular during Ramadan and other holidays and loved because of being simple, wholesome, and satisfying tiny snacks.

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This fluffy and soft textured goodness is a Hijazi version of dumplings. The wheat dough wrappers, with a silky mouthfeel, is stuffed with a well-balanced meat or vegetable filling and topped with hot sauce and spices.

The Manto is steamed while the baked or pan-fried version is called Yaghmesh; both shaped either round, crescent-shaped, or purse-shaped.

FUL AND TAMEEZ
MAKKAH

Ful is a culinary ritual across the kingdom, but it›s eaten in Makkah more often during Ramadan. Known for being an Egyptian breakfast dish, the fava bean stew is prepared by mashing the beans and flavoring it with onions, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.

Coriander and tomato, the Ful is scooped up with freshly baked tameez (pita bread). It›s usually served as part of an elaborate iftar spread; a filling meal that’ll leave you satisfied.

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Exploring the Brand New Huawei P40 Pro

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Huawei P40, P40 Pro and Pro+ have cemented Huawei’s P Series as a photographer’s friend. The DKSA team put the Huawei P40 Pro to the test, and it did not disappoint.


Huawei recently launched its P40 Series flagship smartphones, featuring cutting-edge designs with ground-breaking camera innovations that radically expand mobile photography and video capture possibilities. 

During the virtual launch, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, said that the Huawei P Series has always been about innovative aesthetics and making premium imaging hardware accessible, representing the very best of industrial design and technology.

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We get it. Here are the top five reasons to get this phone right now.

  1. Flowing wonder in your hand

The Huawei P40 Pro is a good-looking, sleek phone that has a 6.1-inch display, sporting a Wide Full HD with a resolution of 1080 x 2350.

Equipped with the Huawei Quad-curve Overflow Display that delivers outstanding fluidity and responsiveness, it has the best in-hand feel.

Since the design is said to be inspired by the art of motion, the curved edges of the phone create a shape that feels like the touch of overflowing water. It perfectly fits in the hand because of the super-narrow bezels and streamlined round corners that give a comfortable hold.

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  1. Ultimate performance and all the power you would want

Debuting a high-end chipset with integrated 5G, the Huawei P40 Pro – along with the other two from the P series – are powered by Kirin 990 5G, supporting high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Plus.

The advanced hardware is embedded in a beautiful and compact enclosure that also features an 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage.

Featuring a 3,800mAh battery, the Huawei P40 Pro also gives you the relief of running an entire day of moderate to heavy usage. 

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  1. An ultimate camera champ

Every P-series generation brings camera innovations, and this Huawei P40 Pro is all set to deliver a flattering mobile photography experience and video capture possibilities.

On the 6.1inch front display, there are pill-shaped punch camera cutouts, housing an impressive 32MP camera and a depth sensor. To help you get incredible self-portraits, Huawei P40 Pro also gives you an autofocus selfie feature.

Be dazzled when you flip the phone over: the backside of the Huawei P40 Pro houses the advanced Ultra Vision Leica camera system, available in triple-camera, quad-camera and penta-camera configurations.

Camera specs: 

  • 50MP f/1.9 primary camera
  • 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide camera
  • A huge 1/1.28 inch CMOS sensor (the largest sensor to date) 

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  1. Photobombs snapped out

The AI Remove Passerby and AI Remove Reflection can do away with unwanted subjects (aka photo-bombers!) and glare from the frame when capturing something that’s behind the glass.

This feature is especially going to be really useful at the events we attend… if you know what we mean.

  1. 50x SuperSensing Zoom 

The 50x SuperSensing Zoom brings the faraway subjects up close with clarity and stability. Not only that, this Huawei phone also boasts a Directional Audio Zoom: the phone allows users to zoom in on an audio source and amplify its sound at the same time.

The RYYB color filter array in the 5x Optical Telephoto Camera can capture high quality zoom footage as well as 4K time-lapse videos. 

(This feature is available in both HUAWEI P40 Pro and HUAWEI P40 Pro+.)

Software information

Taking a leap of faith with its AppGallery, Huawei introduces its official app marketplace in the P40 Series. An interesting alternative to Google’s Play Store, Huawei’s AppGallery offers a wide range of global and local apps. The Huawei P40 series may not have any of the familiar Google Apps and only apps available in the AppGallery can be downloaded and used on the Huawei phones.

Huawei P40 Pro price and availability

The Huawei P40 Pro is available in two colors: Black and Silver Frost.

Huawei P40 Pro — 8GB RAM, 256GB ROM — SR 3,499

Order here:  shop.huawei.com/HUAWEI-P40-Pro

Buy now and get your hands on the valuable gift including HUAWEI SuperCharge Power Bank, VIP service, 6 months one-time free replacement screen protection warranty and HUAWEI SuperCharge Wireless Car Charger and 1 Year HUAWEI Mobile Cloud 50GB Storage at Huawei E-shop, and several authorized retailers (online) in Saudi Arabia.

For more information please visit: consumer.huawei.com/sa

For regular updates on HUAWEI Consumer BG, follow:

Facebook | Twitter |YouTube |Instagram


 

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Eating Outside The Box

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Get your DIY barbecue and burger kits from the city’s top food joints and bring the grill party home.


These boxes enable you to create your own restaurant-style meal using the same ingredients that are used at the restaurant. Check out these recommendations and unleash the chef in you for some mega din dins!

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1. Bitez Burger

The House Box prepared by Bitez Burger comprises of moist beef burger patties, buns, special sauce, ketchup sachets, kitchen made spices, cheese slices, iceberg salad leaves, pickles, onions, wet wipes, gloves to wear while cooking and some recipes to guide you and get the restaurant taste at home.

Location: Jeddah
Price: SR 50 – SR 180 depending on number of pieces.
Time:
Saturday-Wednesday (1:00 PM – 12:00 AM)
Thursday and Friday (1:00 PM – 1:00 AM)

Instagram: bitezburger
Apps to order from: CareemNow, Hungerstation

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2. Chopped

The box by Chopped consists of juicy beef burger patties, buns, cheese, veggies and their special sauce

Location: Jeddah and Riyadh (Chopped’s burger box is not available in Riyadh)
Price: SR 100 – SR 215 depending on number of pieces and grams.
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Instagram: Choppedksa
Apps to order from:  Chefz, Jahez, Mrsool

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3. Melt Ground

Melt Ground offers a Barbeque Box consisting of 5 beef patties, buns, ground sauce, cheddar cheese slices, burger seasoning, crisp lettuce, caramelised onions and juicy tomatoes.

Location: Jeddah
Prices: SR 95
Time:8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Instagram: melt_ground
Other apps to order from: Lugmety, Jahez, ToYou, CareemNow

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4. Forsan Groceria

Forsan Groceria sends you a box of 6 beef burger patties, buns, sauce, cheese, tomato and onion.

Location: Riyadh
Price: SR 90
Time: 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM
For Orders: +966-554641166
Book and order in advance to schedule your delivery.
Instagram: forsan_gorceria
Other apps to order from: Jahez, Mrsool and The Chefz

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5. Rare

This butcher boutique supplies a hearty meal for the burger champions that consists of burger patties, potato rolls, veggies, cheese, a meat cookbook and a bottle of Pain 100% Hot Sauce.

Location: Riyadh
Time: 8:00 PM to 2:00 PM
For Orders:  Call 920011627
Place your order and Rare will have it delivered to via the ToYou app from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Instagram: Rare_saudi

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6. SALT

The SALT Home Kit includes 20 Wagyu beef slider patties, buns, pickles, jalapenos, onions, lettuce, a selection of three exclusive SALT sauces and a trash bag to tidy up when you are done.

Location: Riyadh and Sharqiya
Price:
20 sliders for SR 375 and 10 sliders for SR 210
For Orders call: 920024788
No delivery available. Order in advance and schedule your pick-up from the branch.
Instagram: findsalt

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7. Real Burger

The box by Real Burger comes with all burger essentials including 6 beef or chicken patties, vegetables, cheese slices, sauces along with Real Burger’s inhouse baked buns.

Location: Riyadh, AlAhsa, Buraidah, Jizan, AlKharj
Price: SR 92
Instagram: Real_burger_sa
Other apps to order from: UberEats, ToYou, Nagwa, Wssel, etc.

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8. Le gourmet burger

This burger place offers a jam-packed grill box that consists of burger patties, buns, veggies, grilled onions, sauces, cheese, breaded bread sticks and more. The extra additions include 8 chicken wings, steak with sauces, 3 halloumi slices with dip, hummus and brownie.

Location: Riyadh
Price: SR 105 (enough for 6 to 10 people)
Time: 6:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Instagram: Legourmetburger_ksa
Apps to order from: Mrsool, Careem, Now, ToYou, Jahez, The Chefz

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9. Burgerizzr

Burgerizzr gives its customers two meaty options by offering both a steak box and burger box.
The Steak Box features 4 marinated steaks, 4 potatoes, 2 salads with pomegranate, BBQ sauce, spices and butter.
The Burger Box contains beef or chicken patties, cheese, pickles, sauces and vegetables.

Location: Riyadh
Price:
Gatherizzr Steak Box: SR 149
Gatherizzr (burger box): SR 87
Order from: Burgerizzr’s iOS or Android app or call  920022997
Free delivery
Instagram: burgerizzr
Apps to order from: UberEats

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10. Shawarma House

This Shawarma haven also offers a grill box that has chicken, beef or mix options in addition to the burger box.

Location: Riyadh
Price:
Grill box from SR 55 to SR 88 depending on number of pieces

Burger Box from SR 49 to SR 79 depending on number of pieces
For orders: 920016666
Free Delivery
Instagram: shawarmahous
Other apps to order from: CareemNow, Jahez, UberEats

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11. 7ribs

7 ribs offers the Wagyu Burger Box which comprises of Wagyu burger patties, buns, cheese slices, pickles, ketchup and mayonnaise. They have boxes even for their well-known Wagyu steaks according to your preference for Wagyu Rib eye Steak, Wagyu Striploin Steak, Wagyu Tenderloin Steak.

Location: Riyadh
Time:  10:00AM – 2:00PM
Instagram: 7ribs
Other apps to order from: Nagwah, Wssel, and Jahez

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12. The Sandwich Gallery

Offering a box called Chef De Box, The Sandwich Gallery gives you a choice of more than five flavors that comes with prepared ingredients and an easy guide to make it. The Chef de Box consists of a brioche or bun, sauce, special mix, vegetable mix, and coating.

Location: Jeddah
Price: From SR 21 to SR 29 depending on the flavor you choose.
One box contains one sandwich or burger and is good for one person.
For orders: +966-544222234

Web: thesandwichgallery.com
Instagram: thesandwichgallery

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13. Grill Shack

The Shack Box by Grill Shack comes with 6 pieces of buns, burger patties, cheese slices, vegetables along with Shack sauces. This restaurant also sends gloves and tissues to keep clean and safe.

Location: Sharqiya
Price: SR 99
Mob:
Khobar: +966-553199334

Dammam: +966-556290006
Instagram: grillshacksa
Apps to order from: Hunger Station, Carriage and Jahez

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14. Burger Chef

Burger Chef’s BBQ Box features 6 beef burger patties, buns, cheese, special chef sauces and veggies.

Location: Sharqiya
Price: SR 99
Tel: +966-13-8020011
Instagram:  burgerchef_sa
Apps to order from: Hunger Station and Carriage

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15. Meltzone

Meltzone presents the Barbeque Box which provides us with meat/ chicken patties (as per our preference), potato bread buns, cheese slices, lettuce, pickles, onions, loads of sauces and wet wipes.

Location: Sharqiya
Price: SR 120
Time:
Dammam: 9:00AM – 2:00PM
Doha: 11:00AM-6:00PM

Instagram:  Meltzone
Apps to order from: Hunger Station, Carriage, CareemNow, andUberEats

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The Good in the Bad

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There’s nothing good about the current coronavirus situation, but there’s always a lesson and a blessing, in every situation.


Let’s take a step back, and look at the bright side of things and find the perks of the sudden social distancing we have to practice.

We spoke to yoga and pilates instructor, Ghalia Khaldi to give us some inspiration for this as well.

Rediscovering ourselves

How true is the saying, “Circumstances don’t make the man, they only reveal him to himself”.

With so much time on our hands, the self-isolation experience has brought out good qualities and skills that we never have known to possess because we didn’t need them up until this point.

According to Ghalia, hard times are just challenging situations that we can overcome with growth and gratitude. The world is healing and we need to heal ourselves with it so that we come out of this experience better human beings.

Strengthening family bonds

Getting so caught up in the tough side of the daily grind, we had no time to simply spend quality time with the family.

Make memories, watch shows together, have meaningful conversations, play indoor games – just bond and have fun together!

Ghalia: I hope we use this time to reflect, connect with loved ones, acknowledge that we are never alone, and heal ourselves.

Early to bed, early to rise.

Getting a good night’s sleep is by far one of the best blessings you have on your hands right now. The more sleep you can get, the less stressed out you’ll feel resulting in better focus, higher energy, and way more glow.20191103_081901_7c7458a5-d5f9-400a-a800-0e87f49f5c02-copy

Distance made us stronger!

When we locked down and went into social isolation, a part of us was fearful about how we might cope up for an indefinite period of time away from our friends, routines and social life.

A week down the road, despite the plans being canceled, we have discovered that the connections have grown to be stronger than before.

We are strong when we work together – even from a distance!

Eating well

By flattening the curve, we are all trying to boost our immunity by eating nutritious and healthy food. Moreover, we are now eating less from restaurants and preparing our own meals at home.

Managing your energy

Take most out of these days by refueling your energy and refreshing your mind. Taking the time to dote on yourself is more important than ever.

Give yourself a soothing facial, soak your feet in a tub of warm water, exercise, meditate, and relax as all this enhances and boosts our immune system, which both benefits beauty and health.

“Start your day with a short physical activity (yoga or a workout). Finish your physical activity with 5 minutes of mindful breathing, focused on the intention of strengthening your immunity,” says Ghalia.

Social solidarity

Maybe we should rephrase social distancing as social solidarity. Social distancing is not just about protecting yourself, it’s about doing what’s best for the entire community. We are not withdrawing in fear; we are withdrawing as a way to try and contain the spread of the virus through us.

What has social distancing taught you? Share your gems with us too.

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Clean Home, Sweet Home

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With frequent sandstorms in Saudi, there’s always a need to deep clean and sanitize your house on a frequent basis or at least every six month to prevent and alleviate allergy symptoms and diseases. Moreover, keeping our homes clean and disinfected has become more important than ever.


Without further ado, here’s a quick run-through on some of the cleaning and sanitizing services that are operating during the lockdown in the Kingdom:

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Healthy Home

Best for:
Mattress and Sofa Sanitizing

The company uses an industrial-strength pulsating vacuum device that provides extreme vibration and suction to both sides of the mattress, sofa and other surfaces, which has 11 times the suction power of your regular vacuum machine and also contains all fragments through the HEPA filter.

The Healthy Home specializes in Indoor Environment Control by treating surfaces, furniture and AC ducts from pathogens and impurities through their innovative treatments.

Other service include:
Pest control, AC cleaning, sofa cleaning, carpet cleaning, curtain cleaning, and water tank sanitation

Location: Jeddah and Riyadh
Web: thehealthyhome.me
Tel: 800 2440085
Instagram: thehealthyhome

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Trap

Best for:
Disinfection Service

The team behind Trap sanitizes and disinfects large and hard to reach areas by applying Mist and Ultra Low Volume (ULV) that disinfects surfaces and work areas through the dispersal of micro-droplets of disinfectant chemicals.

Other service include:
Pest control

Location: Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Madinah, Makkah, Qassim, Jazan, Hail, Yanbu, Tabuk, Alhsa
Web: Trappestcontrol.com
Tel: 920020212

Facebook: TRAPservices

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Dougra Services

Best for:
Upholstery Cleaning

Dougra provides high-quality disinfection and sanitizing services using very effective materials

Other services include:
Water tanks cleaning and disinfection, pest control and marble polishing and crystallizing

Location: Riyadh and Khobar
Web: dougraservices.com
Tel: 920002977

Instagram: dougra_services

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Boecker

Best for:
Germ Control and Disinfection Services

Boecker offers Infection Control Plan (ICP), an on-site service designed to inspect the target areas and diagnose contamination sources.

The scheduled disinfection treatments focus on both critical and hard-to-reach spots by the use of high precision equipment, snake cameras and controlled droplet applications.

Other services include:
Pest control, food safety courses, air ducts disinfection, etc.

Location: Riyadh, Jeddah, Khobar
Web: boecker.com
Facebook: BoeckerPublicHealth

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Mother’s Day Activities – Homebound Version

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With stricter social distancing measures, this Mother’s Day is probably going to be a very different one.


For those of us fortunate enough to have our mothers around in the same house or city, here are some ideas to make her day:

1- Let her sleep in

With all the family members at home, sleep is something that most of the mothers are being deprived of. A few hours of uninterrupted sleep is all she needs to start this day fresh.

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2- Breakfast Brunch in Bed

Surprise her by serving her a delicious meal to wake up to featuring her favorite food.

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3- Craft a Mother’s Day card

Because nothing says, “you’re the best” like a well-crafted personalized card.
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4- Take charge of household chores

Set her up with a soothing foot soak or let her binge-watch while you get scrubbing. Let her feel relaxed the entire day knowing her chores are getting done by no effort from herself.

5- A Gift of Memories

Compile old photos to make a memory book for a personal keepsake that takes her down the memory lane.

6- Rock out to your favorite tunes

Belt it out at a karaoke night with other family members and rock out her favorite tunes.

7- Hunt for deals

With a lot of online Mother’s Day offers and special deals, buy her a gift according to her choices and taste.

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8- Cook along with her

If your mom loves to cook, whip up one of your family’s favorite recipes together. Treat it like an episode of Top Chef.

Don’t fret about going out to get groceries, we’ve got you covered: Stay in & shop online.

9- Break a sweat at home

No gym? No problem! Don’t let these days of immobility get you and her all slouchy and lazy. Follow the workouts online, exercise and break a sweat at home together.

10- Plan a group video surprise.

Since your mom is currently not able to meet up with her friends, surprise her by scheduling a group video call with her close friends. This way she won’t just hear their voice, but also get to see her loved ones.

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