Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Green Junkie: Your Different Kind of Food Delivery in Beirut

Restaurants

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

(Beirutista) For Angela Sawan, a nutrition and dietetics graduate from the American University of Beirut, healthy…

Slate: Excellent Meats in Mar Milhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Slate: Excellent Meats in Mar Milhael

Restaurants

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef…

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Restaurants

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a…

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut!

Restaurants

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the…

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

Reviews

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I believe the first hundred meters of Gemmayze are tuning into “Asia Town” while the end from St.Nicolas…

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Kaakeh Square: Traditional, Upscale and Tasty

Restaurants

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

"Kaakeh" for the famous Lebanese bread and "Square" for its shape. Kaake Square has taken our local conventional street…

Walking Gemmayze: Look Up and Enjoy The Beautiful Old Street

Travel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

Walking Gemmayze: Look Up and Enjoy The Beautiful Old Street

Travel

March 22, 2019 | Travel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rue Gouraud is a mixed residential and commercial street in Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood in the Rmeil district of…

Bartartine: Breakfast Made me Smile! Food Filled with Passion.

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 16, 2019

Bartartine: Breakfast Made me Smile! Food Filled with Passion.

Restaurants

March 16, 2019 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Let’s go straight to the point... I was impressed by the food quality! Bar Tartine has always been a favorite…

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

Restaurants

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Back to this magical restaurant called Baron. I’ve been here not so long ago, leaving amazed and astonished by…

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 13, 2019

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

March 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Le Merou has been my favorite seafood address in Achrafieh on Sassine Square until they closed. After weeks of…

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Inspired by broad North American, European, and Mediterranean influences, the parlor lives up to the quirky wisdom…

Snack El Kbeer; Now Open in Mar Mikhael

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 02, 2019

Snack El Kbeer; Now Open in Mar Mikhael

News

March 02, 2019 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

EL KBEER, the new SUPER SNACK concept by 7management, is now open in Mar Mkhayel serving authentic Lebanese Street…

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 02, 2019

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

Italian

March 02, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape…

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 10, 2019

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast

Restaurants

February 10, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It’s home away from home, and it’s located in the heart of Mar Mikhael. Open the door to where the heart…

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

Restaurants

January 20, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The “YA” family has taken over Gemmayze transforming it into “Asia Town” a concept after…

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

Restaurants

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I feel sad that it didn’t happen to visit Baron before; confident to be good, Baron has no signboard and…

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

January 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

You know by now that I’m a fan of Poke! I love it how the rice is topped with fresh ingredients, ready to be…

Ramen-Ya: Real Flavors of Asian Noodles in Beirut

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 26, 2018

Ramen-Ya: Real Flavors of Asian Noodles in Beirut

Restaurants

December 26, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I’m a fan of Ramen, traveling the world for this bowl. After trying it in France, Dubai and New York, it was time…

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Much more than a French restaurant, Felicie is a beautiful piece of architecture open in the heart of Mar Mikhael.…

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

Restaurants

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

When I noticed that I last came here in 2015, it was time to visit again one of my favorite French Bistros in town.…

El Mexicano: Faraya’s Great Mexican Food Has Landed in Beirut

Mexican | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 24, 2018

El Mexicano: Faraya’s Great Mexican Food Has Landed in Beirut

Mexican

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

From the high mountains of Faraya comes El Mexicano. In a restaurant where Mexican food is handled with love, visit for…

The Original Em Ali: From Souk el Tayeb to Gemmayze

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

The Original Em Ali: From Souk el Tayeb to Gemmayze

Restaurants

September 25, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

“Oum Ali”, the one and only Saj Queen famous from (Souk el Tayeb) and (Souk el Akel) has opened a breakfast…

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

September 25, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Celebrating one year this October, Home Sweet Home is your home away from home in the heart of Mar Mikhael. It feels…

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2018

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Restaurants

September 23, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I’ve had such good food in San Francisco, in New York in Paris and Rome... I’ve had amazing food around the…

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

Restaurants

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Three stories up, on a roof in Gemmayze, comes Ma’alem Arteen. Armenian by nature, Lebanese by heart, this…

La Comida: Great Mexican Food in Beirut, a Must Try! (Restaurant Closed)

Mexican | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 29, 2018

La Comida: Great Mexican Food in Beirut, a Must Try! (Restaurant Closed)

Mexican

July 29, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Choose one of the Mexican-inspired traditional tables decorated with colors and start biting into some tortilla chips…

Toto: The Last Dinner in Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 30, 2018

Toto: The Last Dinner in Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

April 30, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Is it a coincidence or destiny... I attended Sophie’s last dinner in Mar Mikhael before she moved to Montreal and…

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 15, 2018

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Restaurants

March 15, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

One of Beirut’s best Italian restaurants is located in Mar Mikhael next to Prune and Das-Kutche. Open for more…

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 17, 2017

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News

December 17, 2017 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

From Souk el Akel to Mar Mikhael, a gourmet concept is now open serving a wide selection of sausages,…

Restaurant Loris: The Lebanese Fusion Experience

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 14, 2017

Restaurant Loris: The Lebanese Fusion Experience

Restaurants

November 14, 2017 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

In the heart of Gemmayze, on Rue Pasteur, is a Lebanese-Armenian, Aleppo fusion - if my description is accurate -…

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2017

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Restaurants

November 05, 2017 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Sunny side up, music, lively vibes, a sizzling mood... this Sunday, angels were passing by at SUD down in Mar…

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

News

October 28, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

You don’t have to be a marathoner or a sports lover to be involved in The Marathon Village, it is a hub for…

Döner & Gyros: Tasty, Fresh, Juicy Sandwiches (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 10, 2017

Döner & Gyros: Tasty, Fresh, Juicy Sandwiches (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

October 10, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

From the streets of Berlin and Chicago comes a new kind of fast food joint called “Döner &…

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 10, 2017

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants

October 10, 2017 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A carton box with the restaurant’s logo on the sticker, a recyclable bag, white napkins and wooden cutlery, I was…

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Souk el Akel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Souk el Akel

September 28, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Beirut Marathon heads into its 15th year of bringing runners together from Lebanon and around the world for the…

Zalabya: Reviving a Traditonal Dessert (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 01, 2017

Zalabya: Reviving a Traditonal Dessert (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed

September 01, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Now open in Mar Mikhael, Zalabya is a small eatery reviving the old traditional homey dessert called "Zlebyeh".…

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Restaurants

August 28, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I heard about Lebanon's first "Kharouf" restaurant but I honestly was not expecting it to be as sexy as this! Kharouf,…

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

Restaurants

August 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Mac n' Cheese, the famous street food stand of Souk el Akel, is now in Mar Mikhael. Proudly Lebanese, these macaroni…

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2017

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

Restaurants

August 22, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Very unconventional on all fronts, Meats & Bread is my kind of diner, my kind of food...I came here for the opening…

Rod's Gemmayze: The Burger Place (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Rod's Gemmayze: The Burger Place (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

August 06, 2017 | Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rod's is 'the' street burger joint in Gemmayze. This brightly lit little place I discovered a few years back is still…

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Restaurants

August 06, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

After long months of waiting "Souk el Akel's" Meats & Bread has finally opened on Gemmayze street. Meats &…

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Tasty Discoveries

July 10, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Visiting Urbanista I discovered by pure coincidence they've launched a new menu... after having a couple bites, the…

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 20, 2017

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

News

June 20, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

In 2015, I wrote about Soumaya, founder of Bread Basket Square, a healthy wheat-free bakery... Today, BBS starts a…

Malolo: Delivering Poke Bowls to the Office

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 09, 2017

Malolo: Delivering Poke Bowls to the Office

Restaurants

June 09, 2017 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Malolo is Beirut's first Poke restaurant inspired by Hawaiian culture. After the huge popularity Poke bowls have…

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 30, 2017

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Tasty Discoveries

January 30, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Yes, you can now enjoy and experience Frooza everyday in Mar Mikhael. This new ice cream concept is inspired by the…

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 27, 2017

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

Restaurants

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's the story of three brothers with a big passion for food. Known as the "hats" brothers, the boys started at Souk el…

Toto Beirut: The New Décor... And Same Great Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 31, 2016

Toto Beirut: The New Décor... And Same Great Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

October 31, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

After opening a new location in Dbayeh, Toto, Lebanon's famous Italian restaurant renews its décor. The new…

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 22, 2016

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

News

October 22, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The first edition of the Beirut Restaurants Festival opened at the Trainstation in Mar Mikhael on Friday the 30th of…

Frosty Palace: Burger as an Erotic Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 13, 2016

Frosty Palace: Burger as an Erotic Experience! (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurants

October 13, 2016 | Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

"Smell your burger, caress the soft bun, hold it firmly in your hands, sink your teeth into it, close your eyes, allow…

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 09, 2016

Souk el Mawasem: The Taste of Lebanon's Villages in the Heart of Beirut!

News

October 09, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Forget about rolling your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and elevator music… Instead come…

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