Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

French

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

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

The Original Em Ali: From Souk el Tayeb to Gemmayze

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2018

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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)

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 30, 2018

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

Italian

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

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 15, 2018

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 14, 2017

Restaurant Loris: The Lebanese Fusion Experience

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2017

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

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

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)

Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 10, 2017

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

Recommended

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

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

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)

Desserts & Sweets | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 01, 2017

Zalabya: Reviving a Traditonal Dessert (Restaurant Closed)

Desserts & Sweets

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

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ

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

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

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

American

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...

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2017

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

American

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

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Rod's Gemmayze: The Burger Place

Burgers

August 06, 2017 | Restaurants | 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

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Grill&BBQ

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

Desserts & Sweets | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Caramelized Banana Fritters: A Mouthwatering Dessert

Desserts & Sweets

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

Bread & Bakeries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 20, 2017

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

Bread & Bakeries

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

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 09, 2017

Malolo: Delivering Poke Bowls to the Office

Fish & Seafood

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

Ice Cream & Gelato | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 30, 2017

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato

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!

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 27, 2017

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

American

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)

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 31, 2016

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

Italian

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

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 22, 2016

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

Events

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)

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 13, 2016

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

American

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!

Events | 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!

Events

October 09, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 07, 2016

Marinella: Worth Skipping Work For

Italian

September 07, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

This is Marinella, the Italian restaurant on Mar Mikhael... a place that opens for lunch only. This corner…

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 11, 2016

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza

July 11, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Goji is the latest concept to open on Mar Mikhael street. Brought to us by the same people of Frank's hot dog, this…

Breakfast at Memory Lane, Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 09, 2016

Breakfast at Memory Lane, Mar Mikhael (Restaurant Closed)

Breakfast & Coffee

May 09, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I was meeting my friends in Mar Mikhael and we decided to have breakfast at Memory Lane. This wide restaurant occupying…

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 01, 2016

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ

March 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I know... It has taken me a bit of time to visit The Butcher's BBQ joint but as the saying goes, it's always…

Sandwich w Noss: Lebanon's Best Sellers Under One Roof

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: Lebanon's Best Sellers Under One Roof

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 29, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Tonight I was hungry w noss... Nothing could satisfy my hunger other than sandwich w noss. It's a famous place everyone…

Spin the Hen: It's all About Chicken (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Spin the Hen: It's all About Chicken (Restaurant Closed)

Restaurant Closed

February 29, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's all about chicken, chicken perceived and handled differently. Spin the Hen has taken the street food chicken we…

Souk el Akel (The Mar Mikhael Edition)

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 29, 2016

Souk el Akel (The Mar Mikhael Edition)

Events

February 29, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

For the first time in Lebanon, be prepared to live a unique experience, a one of its kind and never been enjoyed before…

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 26, 2016

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events

February 26, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

For the first time in Lebanon, be prepared to live a unique experience, a one of its kind and never been enjoyed before…

La PizzAria: From Napoli to Beirut with an Impact

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 24, 2016

La PizzAria: From Napoli to Beirut with an Impact

Italian

February 24, 2016 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

La PizzAria has been the talk of town for the last couple of months. A small shop in Gemmayze, recognized by its red…

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 22, 2016

Rod's: Gemmayze's Renowned Burger

Burgers

February 22, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Rod's is 'the' burger joint in Gemmayze. The little place I discovered a few years back has now moved to a bigger and…

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 19, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular

February 19, 2016 | Sandwiches | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's a revolution for many reasons, the name is fun and its marketing campaign is exceptional... The concept grabbed my…

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 05, 2016

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 05, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's about a Lebanese restaurant in the center of Mar Mikhael, a refurbished old house left as is, where local food is…

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 19, 2016

Subway Lebanon: A New Branch... Still Trying to Survive

American

January 19, 2016 | Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Subway has a new location in Lebanon. Its Mar Mikahel’s branch is beautiful, clean and looks very American.…

Mitsu-Ya: Head to Head with the Chef - The Omakase Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 08, 2015

Mitsu-Ya: Head to Head with the Chef - The Omakase Experience

Japanese & Sushi

December 08, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

His name is Mitsu and he's the chef at MitsuYa or the house of Mitsu. Straight from Japan, he prepares one roll at a…

Beirut is Alive: See You Tonight

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 03, 2015

Beirut is Alive: See You Tonight

Events

December 03, 2015 | Souk el Akel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Beirut is alive… It was 1976 when the last time a train stopped at the Mar Mikhael train station, but…

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 02, 2015

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events

December 02, 2015 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Mar Mikhael, Bus Station, December 2-6 from 4pm to 10pm For the first time in Lebanon Beirut will enjoy a Christmas…

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 01, 2015

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian

December 01, 2015 | Restaurant Closed | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Been here, done that and still loving it like the first time. There are Italian trattorias, others that are fast food…

Moutabbal Grill Mar Mikhael: The Grilled Vegetable Platter (Restaurant Closed)

Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 30, 2015

Moutabbal Grill Mar Mikhael: The Grilled Vegetable Platter (Restaurant Closed)

Street Food

November 30, 2015 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I'll tell you a story, the story of a place, a small hole in the wall that offers a tiny selection of Lebanese…

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