Daily Archives: November 7, 2013

Go-Grill, Muscat Grand Mall

ImageGo-Grill is a great new option for eating in the Muscat Grand Mall (MGM) food court.  They’ve been open a little over 2 months now they told us.  A poster on the back wall explains how it works:how go grill worksgo grill in MGM foodcourtchoose your veggiesAt the far left are silver dishes where you put all the food you want grilled.  First you choose your veggies.  There are tongs available for you to choose yourself or you can let the people working there gather the food you point out as they guide you.seafood meat and noodlesAfter the veggies, you choose seafood, noodles and meat you want to add to your plate.weigh and payThe next step is to weigh and pay.  As the poster states, all food (regardless of what you choose) costs 800 baizas per 100 grams.  So this pre-cooked plate of food you see in the pic at a cost of 3.3 OR was actually 411 grams.available sauces7 available sauces.  For my first plate at Go-Grill, I chose Teriyaki as did my wife.Grill it up GentsFor the final step, sit back and relax while they grill it up for you!  Here are our plates which we all enjoyed immensely:daddys plateThis was my plate.  At 527 grams, it came to 4.2 OR + 1 pepsi (300 baizas) = 4.5 OR.  It was delicious!mommys plateThis was my wife’s plate.  At 414 grams, it came to 3.3 OR + 1 plate of rice (300 baizas) + mountain dew (300) = 3.9 OR.Titas plateThis final plate was for Aunt (Tita) Tess.  At 411 grams, hers cost 3.3 OR. With mountain dew, it came to 3.6 OR.  She chose the Sweet and Sour sauce and loved her dish.go grill gentsAll of us were pleased with our meal at Go-Grill.  We look forward to our next visit! Have any of you been to Go-Grill?  If so, what did you think of the food/place?  This place goes to show you that you don’t need to bust the bank to enjoy a nice meal out with the family in Muscat! 🙂

Pics/Vids from Red Bull Car Park Drift Last Weekend – Now to the Finals in Dubai, Nov. 8th

Seems like my blogging buddy, Geoff, beat me to posting pics from last weekend.  Check out his incredible pics from last weekend here.  What you don’t see on his blog are the lengths he is willing to go in order to get some of those shots!  Let me show you what I mean.ImageTalk about commitment! Some of those cars came mighty close to the cable spools! Here’s another look:ImageWhile Geoff was there officially shooting for Red Bull, I was helping myself to the free drinks (Red Bull – original and sugar free) in the VIP tent! 😉ImageHere are a few pics of the action:ImageImageImageImageImageImageThey also had this free try-it-for-yourself game setup for younger racers at heart:ImageIt was an awesome day of action down at the Oman Automobile Association!  Here are a few videos I took while there:        This short vid might give you a small taste of why Ali Al Balushi was crowned “King of Omani Drifters” for 2013: ImageAs the sun set on the car park drifting event, the 2 racers who came out on top were: 1) Ali Al Belushi and 2) Sami Al Shaibani.ImageAli Al Belushi and Sami Al Shaibani will both represent the Sultanate of Oman at the regional finals in Dubai this weekend on November 8th at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Geoff and I will be there to check it out.  Thanks to Red Bull for the blogger passes to Dubai!  Should be awesome fun!  Let’s hope one of the gents from Oman wins it! Dubai, here we come! 🙂ImageWinner of the RBCPD, Ali Al Balushi – the new Omani “King of Drift”

Here’s a decent video put together by Red Bull: