Boys’ Night Out: Prologue (Chef Bukhari)

Long before the pack and I shifted to coffee and occasional eating out at casual dining restaurants, we feasted on what is considered national dish in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Kabsa. Kabsa is a traditional food that is served originally in the kingdom and Jordan. It is made of chicken that is slowly simmered in…

Boys’ Night Out Reloaded (Applebee’s)

A payday is probably the most important day for every Filipino working overseas. This is the time when we do our major monetary obligation for our families and the home country. Thanks to the remittance arm of Bank Abilad for providing the international remittance service we need. By practice, when that day falls on a Thursday,…

Almarai’s Central Processing Plant In Al Kharj

Last 20 July 2014, I, some friends, and colleagues were given a chance to visit Almarai Company’s (Almarai) biggest plant—Central Processing Plant (CPP). Almarai, which means pasture in English, operates dairy farms and processes food, in addition to marketing dairy products and fruit juices. In 2013, Almarai brought their massive efforts to bring connection with its…

Putting The Unsolicited Advice Down

One of my closest buddies opened up to me the plight he was into a month ago. Since the wound is still fresh that time, I just listened to his every word. I opted to wait until tomorrow to give a comment and because I needed time to put down my thoughts on what he…