Em Fares: Homey Lebanese Food in Barouk

Recommended | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 16, 2019

Recommended

Em Fares: Homey Lebanese Food in Barouk

Located on the slopes of the world-famous Barouk cedars reserve, “Em Fares,” a Lebanese restaurant serving homemade Lebanese food welcomes you for lunch and dinner. Touring Barouk…

July 16, 2019 | Recommended | Shouf

A Quick Bite on the Go at Ichiban: Enjoying a Sushi Burrito at the Trendy Mtayleb Location

Recommended | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 15, 2019

Recommended

A Quick Bite on the Go at Ichiban: Enjoying a Sushi Burrito at the Trendy Mtayleb Location

There’s one innovative and crazy creation that started three years ago at Souk el Akel... a roll that I used to crave for every single day. I used to arrive at the souk, grab a Manoucheh…

July 15, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

Snack Fakhreddine, Baakline Famous Breakfast

Recommended | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 15, 2019

Recommended

Snack Fakhreddine, Baakline Famous Breakfast

If you ask me about my favorite three “Foul and Hummus” breakfast restaurants in Lebanon, Snack Fakhreddine will be one of them. Managed and operated by Ammo Baheej and his wife for…

July 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Shouf

Raising Cane's: Excellent Chicken, Delicious Fries, Tasty Sauce in Beirut

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Recommended

Raising Cane's: Excellent Chicken, Delicious Fries, Tasty Sauce in Beirut

Visiting for the third time, I can't but express my admiration for this chicken concept. I love their food, the ambiance, the quality of the soft drink, sauces and unique fries. Let's…

July 14, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

Recommended | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

July 14, 2019

Recommended

Groupy-Ramlawi: Saida’s Best Ice Cream

How many times have you enjoyed a lemon ice cream tasting like a real lemon being squeezed inside your mouth? One of Lebanon’s ultimate best ice cream shops is located in Saida and is called…

July 14, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Saida

Bab el Mina: The Food, The View and The Vibes, Arguile-Free

Recommended | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 11, 2019

Recommended

Bab el Mina: The Food, The View and The Vibes, Arguile-Free

How many times have you dined with a smile and enjoyed a homey Lebanese mezze lunch without the smell of Arguile, unpleasant sounds of the hubbly-bubbly and heat surrounding you from all sides?…

July 11, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Recommended

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Skipping introductions and going straight to the point, SAI is one of Metn’s favorite Japanese restaurant now open for more than four years in the same spot. Excellent casual sushi, the…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Recommended

Onno: Amazing Armenian Food I Love!

Typical Armenian cuisine, the kind of food you’d have at the home of an Armenian friend, from a small tiny little restaurant in Bourj Hammoud to a bigger scale, several restaurants in Lebanon…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Antelias

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

Recommended | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 09, 2019

Recommended

Roadster Launches its New Menu and it Rocks!!!

The new menu is here! Roadster Diner new menu has landed, and it was time to try it. It was the first time I visit the branch at ABC Dbayeh, enjoying the trendy architecture, the colors, industrial…

July 09, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Recommended | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Recommended

Ta Karamanlidika: Cold Cuts and Cheeses in Athens

Cold cut and cheese with a selection of local specialties, the restaurant is famous and part of several Top10 lists. Unfortunately, the service is slow and not too welcoming. I’ve been here,…

July 09, 2019 | Restaurants | Athens

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Recommended

Breakfast in Beirut: My Morning at The Kempinski I Love it!

Breakfast... if you follow me and read my reviews you would know by now that I love breakfasts! I’ve been traveling for breakfast, reviewing and visiting hotel breakfasts in Lebanon and finding…

July 04, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Recommended | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Recommended

A Unique Coffee Experience: Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano: It's Breathtaking

Starbucks celebrates the opening of its first store in Italy and the most beautiful Starbucks in the world: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Milan. The highly anticipated Milan Roastery is the crown…

July 03, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Milan

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

Recommended | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 02, 2019

Recommended

The Armani Hotel Milano: Technology and Style with a Touch of Finesse

I’m a fan of the brand, -not the clothing brand but- their restaurants and now added hotels to the list. Upscale, modern, generous, luxurious, and created to impress. It’s been a ritual…

July 02, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Casino Mhanna: Preserving Lebanese Culinary Traditions in Zahle, Berdawni

Recommended | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

July 01, 2019

Recommended

Casino Mhanna: Preserving Lebanese Culinary Traditions in Zahle, Berdawni

When you want to indulge in premium Lebanese food, there are a few good restaurants that come to mind. Mhanna is one of them. Preserving local traditions that transcend from one generation to…

July 01, 2019 | Recommended | Zahle

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

Recommended | Italy Europe

Europe

June 15, 2019

Recommended

FICO Eataly World: THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FOOD PARK. COVERING AN AREA OF 100,000 SQM IN BOLOGNA, FICO EMBODIES THE WONDERS OF ITALIAN BIODIVERSITY. FICO was born out of a passion for the heritage of Italian…

June 15, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Recommended | Italy Europe

Europe

June 14, 2019

Recommended

Biasetto: Award Winning Mouthwatering Cakes in Padova, Italy

Excellent! World champion and the chef deserves the award. Born and raised in Belgium, chef Luigi Biasetto learned the art of chocolate and came back to his motherland. Pastry chef winner of…

June 14, 2019 | Recommended | Italy

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Recommended | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 13, 2019

Recommended

Hotel Regency Firenze: Small Luxury Hotels of the World in Florence

Located at a ten minutes walk from Florence city center, the Regency is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers seeking calm. Old and authentic, the decor takes you on journey back memory lane making…

June 13, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Recommended | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Recommended

Fuor D’Acqua: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited and still remember to date the superb food I had. Fuor D’Acqua, the restaurant under the stone arcades,…

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Recommended | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Recommended

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano. A unique restaurant serving exceptional food made with love and dedication. A restaurant filled with guests,…

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Recommended | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Recommended

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how great the food was. Located in the heart of Venice a few meters from the famous Piazza San Marco, Da Forni is one of the…

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Recommended | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Recommended

Staying at Villa Cordevigo Relais & Chateaux in Cavaion, Italy

Arriving at a closed gate, the receptionist answered: “Good morning sir, welcome to Villa Cordevigo”. I drove the alley between high trees, left my car at the parking, and walked to the…

June 09, 2019 | Hotels | Italy

Kesrwani Seafood: I Have a New Favorite Restaurant in Antelias

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 09, 2019

Recommended

Kesrwani Seafood: I Have a New Favorite Restaurant in Antelias

A few months back before the creation of Jal el Dib’s bridges, there was a fishery on the highway that used to block the road. Famous for their premium quality, fresh fish, fried or grilled,…

June 09, 2019 | Recommended | Antelias

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

Recommended

DIVVY ABC Achrafieh: Good Food, Great Vibes... A Pleasant Experience

Lunch with my mum, I chose DIVVY; there’s something for her, something for me in a calm and upscale setup that’s not childish, fresh, and positively vibrant. After my last experience at…

June 08, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Recommended | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Recommended

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner at Enoteca Pinchiorri is unmatched, a memorable experience I will never forget... When you find a table…

June 07, 2019 | French | Florence

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 07, 2019

Recommended

Swiss Butter: The Trendy Restaurant and its Signature Sauce

It took me some time, I know! I have finally visited Swiss Butter, Lebanon’s trendiest restaurant for the last year or so. Busy and always booked, Swiss Butter has opened its second branch on…

June 07, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Recommended | France Europe

Europe

June 06, 2019

Recommended

Big Fernand: one of My Favorite Burgers!

Ask for the Big Fernand burger, upgrade it with a double patty, cooked medium, and enjoy. Two thick pure beef patties, pink in the inside, juicy and enjoyable inside out. Embraced by a tender French…

June 06, 2019 | Recommended | France

The Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

Recommended | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 20, 2019

Recommended

The Draft House; Draft Beer and Good Food at the Airport in Dubai

Last year on my way back to Lebanon, I stopped by "The Draft House" for a beer. I loved the food, the vibes, and selection of draft beers and remember to have been amazed by the restaurant that…

May 20, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Recommended

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias

CO’s is for “Brgr.Co”, “Pzza.Co” and “Deli.Co” combined. Enjoy the best of all worlds under one roof now in Antelias. It’s not a secret anymore…

May 20, 2019 | Italian | Antelias

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Recommended | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Recommended

San Stephano Del Mar Restaurant: Gourmet Seafood in Batroun

Nestled on Batroun’s seashore, San Stephano beach resort is known locally for its private, sandy beach, outdoor wedding venue and its fish restaurant, which offers a wide selection of freshly…

May 15, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Batroun

"Shawarma Lab": Taking Our Traditional Sandwich to Another Level!

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Recommended

"Shawarma Lab": Taking Our Traditional Sandwich to Another Level!

Welcome to the lab where shawarma is served with style. White and orange are the colors, with designs reminding you of a lab. Shawarma is the star reinvented with several new recipes never seen…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Recommended

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef tartare, meat and desserts were all phenomenal. Le Commerce du Levant: Located…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Recommended

MotherShucker: Oysters and Delectable Seafood

A handful of mouthwatering photos... enjoy the gallery below while I plan another visit to Mothershucker for a detailed review. Enjoy meanwhile! (Le Commerce du Levant) In Lebanon, it's…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Recommended | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Recommended

Amazing Food Experience on Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Recommended | Abu Dhabi UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

May 14, 2019

Recommended

Zaya Nurai: The Luxury Hotel Island! Food, Fun and Relaxation

Experience paradise on earth; welcome to Zaya Nurai island! Located in Abu Dhabi, the natural island hosts one of the most luxurious hotels on earth welcoming you in one of their fifty individual…

May 14, 2019 | Recommended | Abu Dhabi

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

Recommended | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 09, 2019

Recommended

Lounge 36: Good Food and Pleasant Vibes in Kousba

The first time I visited Lounge 36, I was taken by a storm; Charly walked in, offered me a cigar and a handful of food choices... I ended up forgetting to write a review. I loved the experience;…

May 09, 2019 | Recommended | North Lebanon

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

Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Recommended

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

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the weather and soothing vibes. The Gathering, one of the “Downtown” group…

May 08, 2019 | Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Recommended | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Recommended

La Foule: Traditional and Fresh, Lebanese Breakfast on Hamra Street

Have you ever had a traditional old breakfast in a beautifully decorated place, served by professional waiters, drinking San Pellegrino sparkling water and the soothing sound of a water…

April 20, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

Recommended | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Recommended

Breakfast at the Hilton Downtown: Good Food, Good Mood in the Heart of Beirut

A very long time ago, I can even remember when, probably before even graduating from dental school, I was asked to take photos of a hotel that is expected to open in downtown Beirut. The pool on the…

April 20, 2019 | Hotels | Beirut Central District

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Recommended | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 17, 2019

Recommended

Hadaf: Unique Lebanese Sweets at Al Anwar Saida

Let’s start agreeing that these are not “baklava.” Looking like oriental sweets, these diamond shaped sweets are intended to make you drool. They are called “Hadaf.”…

April 17, 2019 | Recommended | Saida

A Relaxing and Classy Breakfast at The Phoenicia Hotel, Malta

Recommended | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Recommended

A Relaxing and Classy Breakfast at The Phoenicia Hotel, Malta

Served in the main hotel restaurant, breakfast opens at seven every morning proposing an open buffet of local and international choices. Start by a fizzy Prosecco drink, a coffee and indulge yourself…

April 14, 2019 | Hotels | Malta

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Recommended | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Recommended

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Sunday and every day, there’s a chocolate shop you cannot miss when visiting Malta. Sunday in Scotland, an idea by Lebanese Amer Wahoud and Gordon Campbell Gray, -the man behind Campbell Gray…

April 14, 2019 | Chocolate | Malta

Wagamama: I Love it! All Around the World

Recommended | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Recommended

Wagamama: I Love it! All Around the World

I’m a fan of the brand, I’ve been to its restaurants in Istanbul, London and now Malta; spreading happiness and inspiring casual Japanese cuisine since 1992. Ramen before it became a…

April 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Malta

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

Recommended | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2019

Recommended

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

At Fiumicino airport, upon the first floor, an Italian restaurant serves a wide selection of local specialties. You don’t expect to have a real restaurant at the airport especially with…

April 13, 2019 | Italian | Rome

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Recommended

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

Every time I pass by Sassine Square, I remind myself that I have to try Cantina Social. I heard good things about, an unconventional get together space where wine and food have another meaning.…

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

Recommended | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Recommended

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

I felt this place! Traditional, authentic, small and feels like home. An Italian trattoria owned and managed by Italian people, Vecchia Taranto welcomes you for pizza and pasta. We arrived without…

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Malta

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

Recommended | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

Recommended

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Recommended | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Recommended

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Down south, two hours from Beirut is a bakery, a special shop producing unique Markouk saj bread as well as a selection of innovative manakish. To start with, look at the dough which doesn't…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | South Lebanon

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

Recommended | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2019

Recommended

Pate A Choux: Mouthwatering Cakes, Upscale and Unique

During my adolescence, I remember dad taking me to a pastry shop all the way up to Broumana. Owned and run by Victor Rbeiz, Pâte à Choux cakes were special, freshly…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Lebanon

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

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Recommended

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

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Recommended

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Oh My God! I’ve been writing reviews for the last seven years, discovered thousands of restaurants in Lebanon but never imagined that we have an authentic Chinese restaurant in Beirut. Little…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

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