BAITONG – THAI CUISINE
Next Stop. Thailand!
Let Baitong take your senses on Thai inspired journey.
Amin Pet Store
Amin Pet Store. Maadi most valued humane pet store.
For all your fur baby goodies, you can either visit the store, and have a little cuddle with the balady kitties, or you can take advantage of their free delivery option!
Jamaly's Esthetic & Lazer Clinic
Renew and Rejuvenate with Jamalys!
Dr Tareks Dental Center
Smile bright like a diamond!
- Smile Makeover
- Laser Dental Treatment
- Treatment of Jaw Ache and Clenching
- Digital Jaw and Teeth Screening
SAMIA ALLOUBA – FOREVER FIT
Meet your fitness goals at one of the oldest, most prestigious gyms in Cairo!
From Baitong’s kitchen…
Chormoung , translated as Thai flower dumpling, is a traditional Thai savory snack. It is regarded as an ancient, royal dish, marked by its carved flower-shaped form and indigo coloring, derived from ‘anchan flower’ (Butterfly Pea). Chormong, steamed dumpling, which contains salty or sweet fillings,…
A Personal Journey in Intercultural Dialogue
When the Maadi Messenger editor asked me to write about intercultural friendships, I thought it would be best to write about my own experiences. I grew up in a traditional family in a traditional, homogeneous Dutch community. Nowadays, however, I have friends of all races,…
The gift that keeps giving: how an act of kindness gave Adier his teeth back
Adier Awan can eat corn on the cob now. Dr. Mahmoud Shalash, Maadi dentist, implant specialist, and philanthropist gave him a set of lower teeth. Adier is a 16-year-old refugee from South Sudan’s Dinka tribe. His lower front teeth were extracted at age 6;…
Each month an Egyptian charity is highlighted to receive contributions given to the gold basket fund. The designated charity of the month receives all the gold basket contributions that come in that month. The gold basket gives the community an opportunity to participate in aiding…
Bangkok Thai Restaurant and Cafe Review
Tucked away on the outskirts of Maadi lies a hidden jewel of Thai cuisine whose flavors bring back memories of the beautiful and chaotic capital. Bangkok Thai Restaurant and Cafe, owned and operated by Sarah Cob, offers an uncomplicated array of hand-crafted southern…
A Cleaner Year for Egypt – Turning Trash into Cash
One step at a time, one action after another, draws us closer to our goal- A cleaner and healthier environment for us all to thrive. Egypt, especially Cairo, has suffered from littering. We create trash, but we don’t know what to do about them. This…
Outside In: A Good Goodbye
Five years ago, this month, my first article for the Maadi Messenger was published. It launched a series of 11 articles called ‘Through the Eyes of a Newbie,’ charting my initial experiences of life in Cairo with a young family. The first one was about the best…
REFLECTION FOR 2020: 12 QUESTIONS FOR A MEANINGFUL INTROSPECTION
Many years back, when the word ‘Zombie’ was becoming popular on mainstream media, my siblings and I were fascinated and still are by the dramatic depiction and characteristics of zombies and ghosts. I, the naughty older sister, will often cripple their young minds with the…
What I Really Wish For Christmas
I wish for a box full of love, respect, and acceptance. But what I’m handed is a box of food. I wish to see my name on the students’ list, but what I still get is labor on the fields. I wish I could sleep…
Outside In: New Cultures
My husband and I describe culture to our kids as:“The way we do things around here.” We explain to them that each family has its own culture, its own way of doing things. Some people eat dinner in front of the TV, some families are…