Archive for the ‘Shopping’ Category

Remember my post on Spinneys at The Mall in Qatar? It seems a disgruntled employee (don’t now if he still employed by Spinneys) has some info regarding their supplies. Below is his unedited comment: im been working in these store for a very long time but to all consumers who been visited in to our […]

Rumors of Pork being available in Qatar are running wild again. People have been claiming that it would available at QDC (Qatar Disribution Centre) come December. There have been several rumors of Pork being made available in Qatar for the past years but none has yet come true. Would this new rumor have some grain […]

We went to Carrefour yesterday to settle some stuff in the bank as well as to do some groceries. I was aware of the parking fees being implemented but never really knew how the pricing scheme worked. I’ve read from somewhere that you do get 2 free hours if you buy items worth 100QR in […]

I visited Lulu Hypermarket at D-Ring Road this afternoon to do my groceries. I have been going to The Center since I came back from vacation since it’s nearer to our apartment. But I was looking for some items that I didn’t see in The Center so off to Lulu I went. After being in […]

Here is a small table of prices of fruits and vegetables I gathered 3 weeks ago in Carrefour City Center. Cucumber 4.5 Lemon turkey 4.25 Potato lebanon 2.75 Potato US 17.75 Onion. Brown 12.5 Onion. White 12.5 Lettuce iceberg Egypt 9.75 Tomato qatar 2 Brocolli spain 15.75 Eggplant saudi 3.5 Eggplant india 10.75 Carrots china […]


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