Yes there’s at least one burger joint opening or closing here or there every a few weeks or so. I received an invitation to attend the opening of Big Smoke Burger at the new restaurant court located right next to The Village restaurant court in Abu Al Hassaniya (I think it’s called Divonne restaurant village). It’s a Canadian franchise from Toronto.
Unfortunately I missed to try out their burgers so I can’t tell whether they can manage to compete with all the other burger joints. I’m planning to make a new post in which I’ll compare popular burger joints over Kuwait to see who make it to the top, the score will be based on taste, price, beef quality, waiting time…etc.
I awoke earlier than usual today to a very foggy weather, it was so foggy to the point that I can’t see thing 10 meters (30ft) ahead. Coupled with strange silence it reminded me of the survival horror video game Silent Hill. I read on the news that air flights were delayed and that the fog may last for several days.
I advise you all to be extra careful while driving because of extemely poor visibility. Do any of you have any high resolution shots taken for Kuwait City, Kuwait Towers, or Al Hamra Tower in the fog?
I must say I love the new Evian bottle design that is a collaboration between international Lebanese designer, Elie Saab and Evian! The idea behind the design is Elie Saab,s signature fabric which is lace.This bottle will be available at exclusive outlets,gourmet restaurants across the GCC very soon and Harvey Nichols in Riyadh.
The look of the bottle has done nothing to the taste of the water inside, which I must say isn’t my favorite taste.
It seems Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive has signed a deal with Oula Fuel Stations to include a service center for BMW, Mini, and Land Rover at their gas stations. As I was fueling my car at Oula Station near Kuwait International Fair in Mishref today I spotted the newly opened center.
They said they provide quick services such as changing engine oil and filter, break pads, general maintenance…etc. This would be great to avoid Shuweikh and Al Rai traffic jams if only other car dealers do the same.
So SONY PlayStation 4 (PS4) has finally hit Kuwait after such a long await, and I’m pretty sure every hard gamer out there is willing to do anything to get his hands on it right now. However, the question to be asked; is it the time now to go ahead and burn your cash to get PS 4 (which is now available at Al Rehab complex in Hawally) or should you wait little longer?
Well, there’e an old proverb that says “Patience is a virtue” and this saying can’t get any truer than now. I paid a quick visit to Al Rehab complex today in the early evening, it’s been ages since I’ve been there, and as I approached the complex entrance, a number of strangers were asking me if I want to get PS4 for the best price ever. “Yes, sure” I replied, then they asked me to follow them to their shops on 1st floor.
They offered me Sony PlayStation 4 Standard Edition 500 GB Black (NTSC or American version) for KD230 (comes with 1 joystick and without any games), but I managed to bargain the price tag and get it down to around KD215. Some shops were trying to attract me by offering me a free game for KD230. I remember PS 3 was around the same price when it first came out in Kuwait back in 2007 I think. As you may be aware, the official price for PS4 that was announced by SONY is $399 (KD115 roughly), so the price in Kuwait now is almost the double, but I warned about price manipulation in my previous post [link]. I also checked Kuwait online stores such as Souk and Sheeel and the prices were around KD225, which is slightly higher than Rehab complex.
I overheard from some friends that SONY PlayStation 4 will be officially released in Kuwait in about a month with a price tag around KD130. So my advice is to hold your horses and wait till it officially arrives to Kuwait. Games-wise, the prices were around KD17-KD25 each.
Remember my post about the first Arabian-made supercar (er, hypercar) so called Lykan Hypersport with 1Million Kuwaiti Dinar (well KD959,000 to be more precise) price tag?
I saw this video that puts this hypercar to the test in Dubai. This supercar produces 751 horsepower and accelerates from 0-100 km/h in merely 2.8 secs (that’s even faster than GT-R) and reach astonishing top speed of 395 km/hr. So now Lykan or 500 sq. meter villa in Spain?
I was informed by one of our blog readers who has connection with Gold’s Gym management that they plan to open on 1st of December, that’s couple weeks from now. He also added that that monthly subscription is KD50 which is quite reasonable. I hope they’ll introduce special offer for the 3months, 6months, and one year subscriptions.
I also wish they’ll have adequate parking area. Gold’s Gym is located in Salmiya overlooking Gulf Road near Holiday Inn hotel.
Recently I have just found out that shopping for a baby, toddler or kids in general is actually quite costly! A stroller can go up to between 150KD-200KD; not including all the other accessories or rather necessities like a David’s basket (carrier) or car seat.
So I found Foppapedretti to be reasonably priced to compared to what is in the market already. It is a high quality Italian brand that is located in Al Rai, near the Avenues Mall (phase 3). Screams ridiculously expensive?
That’ what I thought as well. Until I came across their trio systemwhich a combined stroller system that include stroller, carrycot, car seat, and a changing bag. Interestingly I found that the combined Trio system creates a great saving for parents where as the price for a nice, fashionable colorful set of stroller cost KD242 for a set of three pieces+changing bag which is very reasonable prices.