What We Are Eating Today: Saudi Arabia's Pao: healthy food with a bohemian vibe

Pao is located at Al-Takhassusi Street in Riyadh
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Updated 29 May 2020

What We Are Eating Today: Saudi Arabia's Pao: healthy food with a bohemian vibe

Are you tired of eating unhealthy food? Have you gained weight during Ramadan and want to get back into shape? With its tropical bohemian vibes and wide array of sandwiches and juices, Pao (@pao_ksa) is one of your best options for healthy food.

Located at Al-Takhassusi Street in Riyadh, Pao is famous for its Acai bowls, which you can customize according to your own tastes. One of their most delicious selections is the Fruity Acai, which contains coconut flakes, mango, kiwi, and strawberry.

Grilled halloumi is a great choice for vegetarians and can be combined with eggplant, tomato or basil pesto and fresh arugula.

Pao has an impressive variety of sandwiches, but one of its signature choices is the Spicy Tuna with its crispy bread stuffed with tuna, jalapeno, and tabasco.

Pao gets quite creative with their salads, like their fattah and crispy sweet potato salad. One of their most popular picks is the Thai salad with red and white cabbage, lettuce, coriander, carrots, broccoli, rice noodles, and chicken.

Pao also offers juices. Its ginger boost juice with apple and mint is a refreshing option to start your day off right. You can order from Pao through the Chefz app and Jahez.


Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port, covering 500 families. (SPA)
Updated 10 August 2020

Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

  • So far, 290 tons of aid transported to provide urgent humanitarian needs to people affected by explosion

JEDDAH: Aid continues to flow into the Lebanese capital Beirut, as the fourth Saudi air bridge plane operated by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) arrived on Sunday.
Ninety tons of emergency aid was flown in on the flight, including medical materials and equipment, foodstuff and shelter supplies. Medicines, burn treatments, medical solutions, masks, gloves, sterilizers and other surgical materials will be distributed by special teams on the ground.
The plane also carried food baskets that included flour and dates as well as shelter materials such as tents, blankets, mattresses, and utensils.
So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.
This aid was provided based on an assessment report of the necessary humanitarian needs resulting from the explosion, in coordination with the Saudi Embassy in Beirut, and the KSRelief branch in Lebanon.
This comes as an extension of the efforts made by Saudi Arabia to show solidarity with the Lebanese people and to provide relief to those affected by the disaster.

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So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port on Sunday, covering 500 families.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Waleed bin Abdullah Bukhari told Arab News that special committees would oversee and review reports on the Lebanese people’s needs.
“Aid will continue to flow into Lebanon after assessing the required needs of the Lebanese people in cooperation with the relevant authorities in Lebanon,” he said.
Countries around the world have come together to help Lebanon in the wake of the explosion on Aug. 4, which devastated large areas of Beirut, damaging and destroying infrastructure, buildings and homes, including all port facilities and the country’s grain storage silos.