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Sahara Cafe, located in New Orleans, offers delicious and authentic Middle Eastern food at affordable rates. This restaurant is perfect for Muslim diners since the food served is entirely Halal and alcohol free. Sahara Cafe offers a large variety of traditional Middle Eastern dishes and is a must-visit when in the area.   ...more

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Sahara Cafe, located in New Orleans, offers delicious and authentic Middle Eastern food at affordable rates. This restaurant is perfect for Muslim diners since the food served is entirely Halal and alcohol free. Sahara Cafe offers a large variety of traditional Middle Eastern dishes and is a must-visit when in the area.  

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401 Realty Dr , #1, Gretna, LA 70056

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(504) 394-0460

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  • LATEST: Taufik Batisah's New Fried Chicken Store Has Joined The Hipster Squad

    Chix Hot Chicken is no ordinary fried chicken shop in Singapore. Opened recently in June, it has since welcomed an increasing number of visitors who simply want to find out what’s on its Halal menu, what’s so special about its fried chicken and to sass out the popular names associated behind this blue corner shop in Haji Lane area. If you are planning a visit (and you should!), the shop is located on Jalan Pisang where The Lab SG used to be. Taufik Batisah (winner of the first Singapore Idol) and Ismail Rawi Bober are the co-owners of this Halal food joint. The two began friendship more than a decade ago as gym buddies – a friendship which then flourished through many of similar interests, including a dream of opening a business together. From South America to Singapore Picture Credit: Chix Hot Chicken Facebook According to co-owner Ismail Rawi Bober who’s passionate about cooking, he was intrigued by Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown several years ago. When he took a family trip to Louisiana in 2013, he was fascinated by the southern hospitality and the food experience – especially the Nashville Hot Chicken. This is when and where the idea of Chix Hot Chicken originated from. 5 years later, we are glad to see the business is executed well and ready for its customers in Singapore. Unique Pepper Powders & Spice Blend Picture Credit: Chix Hot Chicken Facebook At Chix Hot Chicken, the distinguishing factors are the use of organic pepper powders and spices to bring a different kind of heat and flavour to customers in Singapore. This makes the hot chicken agonizingly delicious. You'll be amazed with this whole new side of fried chicken when you dine at Chix Hot Chicken. We like that fresh chickens are delivered daily and no preservatives or chemicals being used in the secret rub and marination. As for the Original Fried Chicken (not spicy), it is made with Soul Spice mix inspired from New Orleans. Sauce Using World Spiciest Pepper Picture Credit: Chix Hot Chicken Facebook The main reason to visit Chix Hot Chicken is to try their homemade sauces using the hottest peppers in the world as ranked by Guinness World Record called Carolina Reaper (heat measured on Scoville scale: 1,569,300 on average SHU). Also used in the sauce is Ghost Pepper (heat measured on Scoville scale:1,041,427 SHU). You can taste different levels of heat and test your limit when you order the Nashville Hot Chicken. Challenge your tastebuds with all three levels of sauces – mild, extra or insane hotness. Not too worry, order the Chix Milkshake as well. The vanilla flavour will surely go really well to cool down the heat. Freshly Fried Chicken Picture Credit: Chix Hot Chicken Facebook Not only the chicken is freshly fried upon the order of your choice, it ensures the juiciness and tenderness of the chicken. From the menu, choose from the Original (come with fries) or Nashville Hot (come with a slice of white bread and pickles) and then pick the size you fancy - Quarter (choice of thigh & leg or breast & wing), Half (thigh & leg + breast & wing), or Wings (3 whole wings). If you like burger style, pick the Soul Slider made of boneless chicken, slaw pickles, and pink mayonnaise with 2 buttered buns. If you’re on a diet and not keen on protein intake (we don’t blame you), grab the side dish of baked bean, creamy tangy slaw and some fries. Sunday Waffle If the above is not enough to entice your appetite for a kick-ass finger-licking fried chicken, come on Sunday for their waffle as a weekend treat. Dine with choice of Quarter or Wing fried chicken plus the waffle - comes handy with honey butter. Funky Ambience Picture Credit: Chix Hot Chicken Facebook Feel the love and passion when you dine in the shop to enjoy the freshly fried hot chicken off the fryer while you marvel at the art work by talented artist Timothy Stewart Shaw. Expect cool beat of the music in the air to make your dining experience a satisfying one. Why wait? Come down to Chix Hot Chicken now. The Halal hot spicy fried chicken will surely challenge your tastebuds. Cuisine: South American Fast FoodAddress: 1 Jalan Pisang, #01-01, 199069 SingaporeOpening Hours: 12:00 pm to 9 pmPrice: $ - $$Reservation: NoContact: www.facebook.com/chixhotchicken  ...

  • 13 Best Halal Food Places near you in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a well-known global Asian hub with a beautiful harbor that attracts many visitors. Due to increasing numbers of Muslim tourists, the Hong Kong Tourism Board began recognizing Muslim needs, playing an important role in creating a hospitable Muslim-friendly environment. While we know the Hong Kong dining scene is alive and recognised at the forefront of culinary standards worldwide, Halal food places are rather limited.  However, in spite of this, the few restaurants available are not lacking behind in terms of taste and flavour. Despite being a predominantly Chinese city, Islam has been practiced in Hong Kong for more than 175 years since the British Hong Kong era. Today, about 300,000 Muslims live in Hong Kong, coming from a diverse background including Muslims from south of Mainland China, the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, especially Indonesian Foreign Domestic Workers (FDWs) in particular. Muslim travelers can explore the delicious cuisine in areas where Halal food is commonly available such as around where mosques are situated (Wan Chai, Nathan Road in Kowloon) and where Muslim ethnic groups in Hong Kong reside. The Hong Kong Halal food and restaurant guide below covers eateries in the Hong Kong Island, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Mongkok, Hong Kong Airport, and tourist attractions such as Disneyland. This guide excludes Kebab House and Ebeneezer chains which scatter around Hong Kong, as well as Indian & Pakistani shops. In this guide, finding Halal food in multi-ethnic Hong Kong means you can explore not just Halal Canton cooking, but also Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Indonesian cuisine. Alternatively, there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan joints such as cafes, Buddhist and Indian restaurants which can be found there, other than the recommendations below. As a note, please be advised that major international food chains in Hong Kong (KFC, McDonald's) are not Halal certified. Be mindful that you need to know the unspoken rule of dining out in Hong Kong - be prepared to share tables if you happen to dine in the local outlets. Knowing a few Cantonese phrases, such as Ngóh m̀h'sihk jyū (I don’t eat pork) or Ngóh jihnghaih sihk chīngjān yéh (I only eat Halal food) may come handy! Find a Halal Restaurant near you in Hong Kong   via GIPHY   Halal Chinese Food – Hong Kong Island. 1. Islamic Centre Canteen Picture Credit: eng.wikipedia.org Islamic Centre Canteen opened in 1981 and is situated on the 5th floor of a local mosque or Islamic centre (you are advised to dress appropriately). Take the lift, or the stairs for a pre-meal exercise, and then you will be seated in one of the roundtables. Open from breakfast till dinner, do come early and avoid coming after 2.30pm for a good selection of dim sum. It is known for being ‘the only place for Halal Cantonese cuisine in town’. Order any dim sum you fancy (we love the steamed glutinous rice with chicken in lotus leaf), and other rice, noodles or Canton stir-fried dishes. via GIPHY This joint is reserved for Muslims only from Friday to Sunday, and Public Holidays. Address: 5/F, Masjid Ammar And Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Yat Sin St, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.Website: http://www.iuhk.org/index.php/our-service/islamic-centre-canteen 2. LockCha Tea House LockCha Tea House is a charming place where you can experience some tranquility in the heart of the busy city while enjoying freshly-made vegetarian dim sum. The dim sum comes in a small size from a rather small menu selection - so it’s easy to choose from. via GIPHY LockCha Tea House provides a hundred teas for you to choose to soothe yourself. Aimed to revive the traditional canton-style teahouse, here at LockCha you will lock yourself away from worldly matters, and even be entertained by live Chinese music - if you come on Sunday during tea time (4:30 - 6:30 p.m). Address: Ground Floor, The K.S. Lo Gallery, Hong Kong Park, Admiralty, Hong Kong.Website: http://www.lockcha.com 3. Wai Kee Picture credit - www.strippedpixel.com Wai Kee is a hidden gem inside a local-affair food centre. It is said that you cannot leave Hong Kong without tasting its roast duck delicacy, therefore this unpretentious joint is a real delicacy to savour. via GIPHY Enter by the side, then take the lift or stairs to the food centre from the first floor. Order the popular roast duck with rice or noodle. The tender mutton curry will also not disappoint you. Address: Shop 5, Bowrington Rd, Cooked Food Centre, 1/F, Bowrington Rd Market, 21 Bowrington Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. 4. Warung Malang Drop by at this humble Warung Malang if you feel like having a different dining experience from the local Chinese cuisine. Indonesian expats flock to this joint because the menu is authentic and fresh. From satay to soup-based dishes (soto, rawon); a variety of snacks and colourful desserts, Warung Malang will not disappoint you. via GIPHY Address: 2/F, Dragon Rise, 9-11 Pennington St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.Website: https://www.facebook.com/warungmalanghk Halal Chinese Food in Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mong Kok. 5. Ma’s Restaurant Photo credit - www.noodleandegg.com Ma is a Halal certified restaurant that is well-established. Popular among locals and tourists alike – it is high on the list of the top Halal eateries in Hong Kong, and could be the closest thing to Xinjiang Muslim cooking in Hong Kong that you can find. via GIPHY The set lunch menu is a good value where you pick a side, and a main dish, together with a choice of drink. Very well-known for its tender curry beef brisket with rice and veal goulash pastry. Don’t hesitate to try Shanghainese fried noodle with mutton as it is uncommon elsewhere in Hong Kong. Good meal portion, so do arrive with a big appetite. Address: G/F, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong. 6. Hung's Chinese Restaurant Picture Credit - A Hazet, www.foursquare.com Hung’s Chinese Restaurant is a small joint inside Chungkin Mansion, not far from the Kowloon Mosque. With an impressive array of Chinese cuisine on the menu, you can dine while enjoying the free Wi-fi service. via GIPHY Their special stir-fry dishes includes distinguished Chinese caterpillar fungus flowers, stir-fried with chicken and fish maw mushroom & vegetables.  Embark on a Chinese culinary adventure! Address: G/F, Shop 14, Chungking Mansion, No.36-44 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. 7. Islam Food Picture Credit - maps.google.com Islam Food is an old establishment since the 1950s which began when owner Old Mr. Ma sold beefcakes, fried dumplings, and salted soya drinks. Credit goes to Old Mr. Ma’s who learnt how to make a Pakistani curry while working at Police Station No.7 in Sheung Wan for Muslim Police Officers back in the 1930s, thanks to whom we can now enjoy delicious curry in Hong Kong. via GIPHY Its popularity among locals is evident from its various local food awards. Their signature dish may look similar to other Halal Chinese restaurants (such as veal goulash and curry lamb chop), but their hot & sour soup and cold cut platter (spiced beef shank, tripe, tendon, chicken, jellyfish/ox-tongue) may also interest the adventurous foodie. Be sure to try the succulent xiao long bau (steamed beef dumpling). This restaurant has two outlets. Address:G/F, No. 1 Lung Kong Rd, Kowloon City, Kowloon, Hong Kong.G/F, No. 33-35 Tak Ku Ling Rd, Kowloon City, Kowloon, Hong Kong.Website: www.islamfood.com.hk   Other Halal Food in Tsim Sha Tsui 8. Istanbul Kebab Picture Credit - www.istanbulkebab.com.hk Istanbul Kebab invites you into a small joint, but you will feast over a delicious range of well-marinated kebabs from Adana to Istanbul. via GIPHY Kebabs aside, this joint also serves the classic Turkish dishes with flair, such as stuffed cabbage, stuffed grape leaves and stuffed eggplant. Your craving for Mediterranean cuisine will surely be satisfied at Istanbul Kebab. Address: Shop 1A, G/F, Tsim Sha Tsui Mansion 36-50 Lock Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.Website: http://www.istanbulkebab.com.hk  9. Casablanca Restaurant & Café Photo credit - www.facebook.com/casablancahongkong Casablanca Restaurant & Café provides you with dining in a relaxed and comfortable environment. A beautifully decorated shop that represents exotic Morocco and Southern Spain, you don’t need to take another North Africa getaway just yet. via GIPHY You will discover their specialties such as a variety of tagines and seafood paella among other kebab dishes.Address: Floor 6, Ashley Center, 23-25 Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Website: https://www.facebook.com/casablancahongkong   Halal Food in Disneyland There are 3 Halal-certified outlets at Hong Kong Disneyland Park, of which 2 are listed below (Main Street Market is another one). 10. Tahitian Terrace Picture Credit - hongkongdisneyland.com As it name suggests, expect a tropical Polynesia ambiance where you can dine in an open-air veranda or green courtyard, but don’t be surprised that Tahitian Terrace offers Asian specialties – Indian, Singaporean, Thai and Malaysian cuisine under one roof. via GIPHY Here you can rest your tired legs and pick from any combo dishes such as tandoori chicken, lemongrass chicken steak, chicken satay, laksa rice noodle soup, green curry or roast chicken with tomato sauce. Address: Adventureland, Hong Kong Disneyland Park, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Website: https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/dining/hong-kong-disneyland-park/tahitian-terrace  11. Explorer’s Club Restaurant Explorer’s Club Restaurant invites you to embark on 4 international cuisines in 5 rooms themed to exotic locales - Indonesian, Korean, South East Asian and Japan. via GIPHY Encounter abundance of great foods from bento box to shabu-shabu, biryani rice to chicken rice. This restaurant will satisfy any of your tantalized taste buds, and fuel you well to continue on your Disneyland adventure. Address: Mystic Point, Hong Kong Disneyland Park, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.Website: https://www.hongkongdisneyland.com/dining/hong-kong-disneyland-park/explorers-club-restaurant   Halal Food - Hong Kong International Airport There are 2 Halal certified eateries at the airport; of which Malaysian popular household name Old Town White Coffee is one of them. Other than these, there are 2 nearby airport hotels with restaurants that provide Halal certified meals; SkyCity Bistro, Marriot Hotel (ala carte all day dining) and Regala Café & Dessert Bar, Regal Airport Hotel (selected Halal menu at the buffet). 12. Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits Photo credit - hongkongairport.com While KFC is not Halal-certified in Hong Kong, you will appreciate that the Popeyes joint satisfies a quick pre-departure bite. via GIPHY This international chain is the world’s second largest quick-service chicken concept, capitalizing on its cajun culinary heritage cooked in its unique New Orleans style. Address: 7E161, Level 7, Departures Level, Terminal 1, Hong Kong International Airport Restricted Area.Website: https://www.hongkongairport.com/eng/shopping/dining/t1/fastf/pope.html  13. Old Town White Coffee Photo credit - hongkongairport.com This popular outlet needs no detailed introduction! via GIPHY Old Town serves authentic South East Asian food from simple toast, to a delicious range of bowl noodle dishes; Ipoh chicken hor fun, curry noodle, Javanese noodle, and prawn noodle - all you can enjoy at the Hong Kong Airport. Address: Food Court near Gate 40-80, Departures Level 6, Terminal 1, Hong Kong International Airport Restricted Area.Website: https://www.hongkongairport.com/eng/shopping/dining/t1/fastf/oldtown.html  Go on a Halal Trip with us to Hong Kong Find a Mosque near you in Hong Kong...



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