Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Located on Zalka’s internal road between Al Roumi butchery and Mitsubishi motors, The Agonist is not a cafe like any other. A special initiative by a passionate physiotherapist, the cafe…

March 26, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Lebanese Unconventional Saj Sandwiches: Nafass El Khal. "3al Barakeh" Mazraat Yachouh

I've been here endless times, enjoying it more and more every single visit; yummy! Tasty, passionate, creative and filled with love. There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

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Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years of experience in the field, prepares a magical breakfast. Great food, made with…

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Baking Charlotte Aux Fraises Cake at The Catering Boutique

Preparing a cake for my wide on mothers day, I asked Chef Tony to welcome me in his kitchen. Let's prepare a strawberry cake! The Catering Boutique is an inspiring Lebanon based catering company…

March 24, 2019 | Metn

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 23, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Tallet Nasr: My Choice for a Lebanese Mezze Experience in Naas. “Delicious Homey Food”

I was expecting a casual Lebanese restaurant like all the rest around the villages until the waiter opened the door. I was here six years ago -time flies- and remember to have enjoyed my…

March 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Take a trip to Asia! Start by visiting Japan, continue to China and finish in Thailand. UMI is Mtayleb’s latest Asian restaurant proposing a cuisine from the four corners of the far-east. On…

March 03, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

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Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

News

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

Le Mythe is molded to offer a completely new concept of private clubs. It represents the epitome of luxury and privacy for members looking for a genuine location provided to a secluded circle.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

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Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

J.Makhlouf: Clean, Professional and Very Tasty Sandwiches

His name is Walid Makhlouf and he is the most unconventional restaurateur ever. He is the man standing behind his shining counter rolling a sandwich at a time, a smile on his face, happy to…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

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Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Flavors of my childhood... the only fast food available back in the nineties, where we used to come for a homey burger, a Lebanese style hotdog, and the Lebanese famous big-sized submarine sandwich.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

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Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

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Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

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Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Sarrouf Zalka: Saj and Poems for Breakfast

I’ve been here in 2015 and now back to this amazing hole in the wall hidden bakery. I forgot about the bizarre decor making you feel in a gallery and the happy man baking Saj manakish begins…

January 23, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Pankee, a restaurant dedicated to pancakes has opened in Zalka. I don’t want to sound negative before trying the food but why? Why this hidden location, why the metallic stairs. Why have an…

January 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Abou Jihad; is it the food, the vibes or the passion behind every plate? Is it my love for their food, the simplicity or the “Nafass”? I enjoy this restaurant and what they offer and have…

January 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Lord of the Wings: Proudly Lebanese, International Diner from Lebanon to the World

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Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

American

Lord of the Wings: Proudly Lebanese, International Diner from Lebanon to the World

When all diners disappeared from our country, one grabbed that opportunity, taking almost all the market share and spreading Lebanese know-how to all continents. "Lord of the Wings" started as a…

January 21, 2019 | Burgers | Metn

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

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Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Gio is the delicatessen market of Rabieh, known by the region’s residents from the day “Black Pepper” used to occupy the space. Today, Gio has opened a restaurant on its closed…

January 21, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

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Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

I never thought that the Margherita of Sin el Fil would be so crowded; loaded with customers, I arrived at Margherita for lunch. The concept has lately been bought by a new group from Giovanni Di…

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

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Mount Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

Nestled in the heart of Dekwaneh, a big shop facing Falafel Abul3ezz is specialized in breakfast items. Called “Balila,” the restaurant serves traditional bites from our country as of 7…

January 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Driving on the internal road of “Jal el Dib,” a new restaurant caught my attention; Caviar has been open for the last two months in Metn. After serving Furn el Chebbak for two years, it…

December 28, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white tiles and black signs. Not like the other conventional Lebanese sushi…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 29, 2018

American

Lunch with my Kids at Crepaway

Taking out my kids to a new restaurant at least once a week, diversifying is key! For them to be introduced to all cuisines of the world. Burgers, fries and casual comfort food, the choice would…

November 29, 2018 | International Cuisine | Metn

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Pizza

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Following Pizza Please on Social Media for some time now, I was excited to visit and taste the pizzas behind this active account. Located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, the red sign cannot be…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

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Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 08, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Second time at Zuruni, the Lebanese restaurant open next to Aishti on the seaside. I loved Zuruni’s food the first time, and here I come again to experience what this beautiful place has to…

September 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Mon Maki à Moi Sushi Delivery

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki à Moi Sushi Delivery

The good thing is that they don’t use cheap green plastic leaves to separate the sushi... the not-so-good is that the rolls chew like gum!   Some say that I have an issue with "Mon…

September 06, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Japanese & Sushi

OBI Sushi Delivery

Nicely filled in colorful boxes, OBI delivers to the Metn area. After several not-too-pleasant experiences more than four years ago, I decided to order again and check on the updates. Order on…

August 24, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Baalbake Express: Sfi7a Now Serving in Jal el Dib

Bringing the flavors of traditional Sfi7a from Baalbeck to Sarba, Baalbake has taken the challenge further with the opening of another location closer to Beirut. On Jal el Dib’s internal…

August 15, 2018 | Manakish | Metn

Souk el Akel: Beit Chabeb, Village of Pottery and Bells

Events | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Events

Souk el Akel: Beit Chabeb, Village of Pottery and Bells

Souk el Akel in collaboration with the Scouts of Beit Chabeb will be celebrating summer in the village of poetry and bells. Where: Beit Chabab When: 16-17-18 August Time:…

August 15, 2018 | Souk el Akel | Metn

Miyagi: Good and Affordable Sushi Delivery in Metn

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Miyagi: Good and Affordable Sushi Delivery in Metn

Since Miyagi proposes Shisha with sushi, I decided to order some Japanese rolls home. Served in a carton pizza box, the sushi looks generous but a bit commercial with plastic sheets and lots of…

July 30, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Zuruni: Fresh, Tasty and Colorful Lebanese Food on the Highway

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zuruni: Fresh, Tasty and Colorful Lebanese Food on the Highway

On the shores of the Mediterranean, located at Aishti by the sea, Zuruni is the Lebanese restaurant occupying the space where “black box restaurant” used to be a long time ago. Zuruni is…

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Roadster Diner: Lunch in Jal El Dib

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 14, 2018

American

Roadster Diner: Lunch in Jal El Dib

The same old nostalgic decor, the same arrogant waiters, the same complicated food... I felt transported fifteen years back to when Roadster was the only trendy diner in town. I had a burger, a…

July 14, 2018 | International Cuisine | Metn

Mazraat Yachouh’s New Crepes and Burger Spot (Restaurant Closed)

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 13, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Mazraat Yachouh’s New Crepes and Burger Spot (Restaurant Closed)

Covered with wood, decorated with photos of crepes and burgers, a new eatery has opened on Mazra`at Yachouh main road next to Librairie Halim. Spot crepes and Doctor’s Burgers have joined…

July 13, 2018 | Restaurant Closed | Metn

Ginger & Co Sushi Delivery

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 15, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger & Co Sushi Delivery

Professionally delivered in a carton box and plastic recipients, I ordered Ginger & Co on Zomato and waited to be delivered with a thirty minutes delay. In a box of carton, find a selection of…

June 15, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Big Daddy’s Diner Opens in Mtayleb (Restaurant Closed)

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

American

Big Daddy’s Diner Opens in Mtayleb (Restaurant Closed)

American all the way; American diner-inspired decor, Route 66 themed decorative items, white tiles, drinks and coffee stations, a bar and neon lights. Big Daddy’s, the latest restaurant to open…

June 03, 2018 | Restaurant Closed | Metn

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

It's a small bakery, probably like any other bakery, decorated with blue colors. This hole in the wall located on Zalka's internal road in Amaret Chalhoub has impressed me for the last two…

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Capri Bistro: The Italian Trattoria of Rabieh (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Italian

Capri Bistro: The Italian Trattoria of Rabieh (Restaurant Closed)

From the owners of SAI, Metn’s famous Japanese restaurant comes Capri, an Italian bistro catering to the demanding clientele of Rabieh, Mtayleb, and surrounding villages. Located on the first…

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 13, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

When I noticed that I'd been away from Sai for the last two years, a Japanese diner I used to enjoy at least once a month, it was time to visit again! Sai is much more than a Japanese eatery like any…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Micelli’s: An Excellent Homey Pizza You Have to Try

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2018

Italian

Micelli’s: An Excellent Homey Pizza You Have to Try

The homemade pizza place or more of the family affair, Micelli’s is the story of a family who decided one day to open a restaurant. Micelli’s is where food feels like home, starters,…

February 18, 2018 | Pizza | Metn

Matto: A Crazy Italian Experience Opens in Jal el Dib

Italian | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 28, 2018

Italian

Matto: A Crazy Italian Experience Opens in Jal el Dib

It’s where Italy is showcased in a fun way, where decor transports you into another dimension; it’s where the view is fantastic and where music is soothing... it’s Matto, the latest…

January 28, 2018 | Popular | Metn

Abul3ezz: A Shawarma I Adore; Chicken and Beef

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 14, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Abul3ezz: A Shawarma I Adore; Chicken and Beef

Still is one of the best Shawarma joints in town, Abul3ezz serves an amazing sandwich loaded with flavors and love, served with such a generosity like no one else does it. I love the bread, the…

January 14, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

On the Busiest Highway in Lebanon: Zalka-Jal el Dib

A7la Balad Bel 3alam | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 07, 2018

A7la Balad Bel 3alam

On the Busiest Highway in Lebanon: Zalka-Jal el Dib

Flying over the busiest highway in Lebanon where more than 400,000 cars pass every day. Check out the photos.  

January 07, 2018 | Metn

Chayeb Bakery: Now Open in Jdeideh (Restaurant Closed)

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Chayeb Bakery: Now Open in Jdeideh (Restaurant Closed)

My first encounter with Al Chayeb was two years ago when we chose to have their Stollen German cake added to our NGNO food box. After that, I started using their products at home, visited their…

December 31, 2017 | News | Metn

Hamburguru: A Street Food Burger in Jal el Dib

Burgers | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Burgers

Hamburguru: A Street Food Burger in Jal el Dib

Tiny but mighty, a small hamburger shop has been open for the last five months on the Jal el Dib-Jdeideh internal road. Operated by a smiley owner spreading happiness all around the place, Hamburguru…

December 31, 2017 | Reviews | Metn

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

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Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

On Nahr el Mot a new bakery has opened. Yan is Armenian, he has a wide selection of breakfast bites of which the signature Armenian items like Labneh Beajine, Harra, Soujok and Basterma. I even…

December 31, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Zaatarji: The Zaatar Manouche Rocks!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Zaatarji: The Zaatar Manouche Rocks!

Homemade, handmade, passionately baked, very floppy, amazingly moist and juicy... I love their Mankouchet zaatar and I’ll recommend it to all my friends. Visit Zaatarji, newly opened in…

December 31, 2017 | Manakish | Metn

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au Carrefour. On the lower side of this big center, you will find a small a small shop. Clean and simple, 3al Barakeh offers a super varied menu of…

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Kaak B Semsom: From Zahle to Jal el Dib (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Kaak B Semsom: From Zahle to Jal el Dib (Restaurant Closed)

My favorite Kaak parlor has come all the way from Zahle to Jal El Dib! A great Kaake is served here, light and airy, covered with sesame and loaded with a heart of premium ingredients. It’s not…

December 30, 2017 | Recommended | Metn

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Newly open on Jal el Dib's internal road next to "Tiger" Car accessories, Baker's Bake is not your typical bakery but a haven for foodies seeking perfection. The dough is homemade and…

December 20, 2017 | Restaurants | Metn

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

At 3am, the dough is prepared and ready to enter the oven as and when the client asks for it. A layer of kashkawan cheese lies under the kawarma meat. Beef meets with lamb fat. Kashkawan, mozzarella…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Tamashii: Delivering Sushi Home

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 08, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Tamashii: Delivering Sushi Home

Tamashii is a Japanese restaurant on Mar Mikhael. There now for a couple of years, it serves a wide selection of innovative rolls. I’ve been there two times, ordered dinner home once and now…

October 08, 2017 | Metn

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