• #BurgerMondays

    August 31, 2016 doozielabs

    Join Halal Gems on the first Monday of each month as we explore London’s best burgers

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  • New halal restaurant openings: May – July 2016

    August 28, 2016 doozielabs

    Our round up of new halal restaurant openings and the latest additions to our restaurant finder. London: Kreemlicious – Willesden CLOSED (August 2016) Halal status: All desserts are halal friendly Cuisine: Dessert Silhouette Espresso – Hackney Halal status: Meat served is halal Cuisine: Cafe / Malaysian Chriskitch Hoxton – Shoreditch Halal status: 24 hours notice…

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  • Where to find the best ice cream in London

    August 28, 2016 doozielabs

    The sun is out in London and that calls for a celebratory scoop or two at one of London’s best ice cream places. Though we do have a soft spot for the classic 99 flake, we’ve put together a curated guide to some of the most interesting, innovative and halal-friendly ice creams in London. Milk…

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  • Review: Oliver Maki, London

    August 27, 2016 doozielabs

    Friday evening, the streets of London buzzing with people celebrating the weekend. Whilst on the corner of an inside street in Soho sits one of the best, yet underrated, Japanese restaurants I have had the pleasure of eating at. What I love about Oliver Maki is that it is one of the most simplistic places you…

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  • Where to get 20% off on burgers this National Burger Day

    August 24, 2016 doozielabs

    Mr Hyde’s annual National Burger Day celebrations are back on Thursday 25th August 2016 with 20% off at hundreds of restaurants across the UK. We’ve put together a list of the halal options featured in Mr Hyde’s discount on burgers as well as offers elsewhere. 3 BROS Halal status: All meat served is halal Absurd…

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  • All You Can Eat Crawfish Boil at Boondocks London

    August 23, 2016 doozielabs

    This August Bank Holiday Weekend, Chef Bea Vo is bringing back the Crawfish Boil to her new restaurant, Boondocks London . Held at 7pm each night from Friday 26th August to Monday 29th August and priced at £40 per person, this epic Southern style feast is one not to be missed! “In the spirit of…

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  • Guest Review: Zhonghua Traditional Snacks, Cambridge

    August 19, 2016 doozielabs

    Reviewed by Shifa After a facial and massage to ease work stress nothing is better than a finger licking Chinese meal to finish off the day. I have been to this restaurant a couple of times before and each time I loved the food. I prayed more than hoped the food would be as good…

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  • Is there such a thing as Delhi Belly?

    August 19, 2016 doozielabs

    Written by Shifa A short trip to India 75% of the time was taken up with my cousins wedding preparations, more wedding preparations, the actual wedding and then post wedding celebrations which all in all meant we really had three full days in India (which included going to Goa for a day) to shop, eat…

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  • Guest Review: Cafe Loren

    August 19, 2016 doozielabs

    Reviewed by Shafaq Since seeing all the mouth-watering pictures on Facebook of the delights served at Café Loren in the Stables Market (Camden) I have been waiting for an opportunity to go try it out. This weekend, a friend from work and I set out on the adventure to find this little gem that apparently…

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  • Fighting the Arab Stereotype – Understanding Identity Through Food

    August 10, 2016 doozielabs

    Written by Sana Camels treading gently for miles. Grains of sand embracing the whispering wind. Men cloaked in white cloth struggling against the rising dust. This is one of the stereotypical images of the Middle East. Portrayed in films, books and music, this image has propelled a shallow, 2D picture of an entire people. One…

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