Arabica Coffee: From Japan to the Middle East

Breakfast & Coffee | Kuwait GCC Middle East

GCC

November 02, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Arabica Coffee: From Japan to the Middle East

It's where coffee has a different story, a place called Arabica has started in Japan and moved to several locations around the world. Arabica gets coffee from Hawaii, and its logo is the percentage…

November 02, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Kuwait

The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Positive vibes in the garden while listening to good music; that’s The Allis at Soho House in Istanbul. Enjoy a cold coffee, let the breath of air caress your cheeks, mingle with people while…

September 21, 2019 | International Cuisine | Istanbul

Petra Roasting Company: A Coup de Coeur in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Petra Roasting Company: A Coup de Coeur in Istanbul

On this beautiful Sunday morning, my first stop was at Mangerie, where I thought I'd discovered the best... I then continued to Delicatessen where again I thought I’ve found my coup de Coeur...…

September 17, 2019 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Istanbul

Zuccherino Athens: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Chocolate | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 27, 2019

Chocolate

Zuccherino Athens: I Literally Screamed from Joy!

Famous for their chocolate soup, Zuccherino is one of those places you have to visit when in Athens. Chocolate in a bowl, Millefeuille cake, and ruby chocolate ball were the three cravings I ordered…

July 27, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Athens

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Bread & Bakeries | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

July 09, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Just Made 33: Unique Sandwich Shop

Found on google maps, the sandwicheria showcases mouthwatering photos of sandwiches and cakes. Located on the corner of building 33, a cafe, coffee shop, and diner welcome you. I loved the…

July 09, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Athens

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 03, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

On the early hours of the morning, surrounded by green gardens, sitting next to the fountain, enjoying the music of chirping birds and grabbing a coffee has become a dream come true, for the Metn…

June 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Breakfast & Coffee | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Royal Beirut: Third Time... Nothing Changed! Mankouche with a View

Supporting and visiting hotels in Lebanon has been one of my main priorities since I started the blog in 2012. People needed to know, -mainly locals- that you can have breakfast at a hotel without…

May 20, 2019 | Hotels | Dbayeh

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Hanson Doughnuts: Handcrafted American Breakfast in Achrafieh

Big sized, beautifully decorated, fluffy and airy... there’s a place in Achrafieh that handcrafts Gourmet doughnuts created one at a time with four new flavors introduced every morning.…

April 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

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

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

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

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

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

Beirut

April 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Cortado: Your Espresso Bar and Desserts Parlor

I believe the first hundred meters of Gemmayze are tuning into “Asia Town” while the end from St.Nicolas stairs onward is becoming a destination for coffee lovers. Cortado is one of…

April 13, 2019 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Agonist: Unconventional Coffee Shop with a Cause in Zalka

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

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

Dar Bistro and Books: A Calm Breakfast in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Dar Bistro and Books: A Calm Breakfast in Beirut

How great it is to visit on an early morning during weekdays. A place enchanted with vibes of positivity, calm and serenity nestled in the heart of Beirut. Facing the Clemenceau medical center l, Dar…

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Patchi Cafe: A Pleasure for the Eyes, Body and Soul! The Gourmet Chocolate Experience

Chocolate | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 13, 2019

Chocolate

Patchi Cafe: A Pleasure for the Eyes, Body and Soul! The Gourmet Chocolate Experience

Considered to be one of the world’s best and most prestigious chocolate suppliers, Lebanon’s Patchi has opened its first Cafe starting at ABC Verdun. From Lebanon to the world, Patchi is…

March 13, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Hamra & Verdun

Recommended: Breakfast at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

Breakfast & Coffee | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Recommended: Breakfast at The Radisson Collection, Hotel Royal Copenhagen

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Endless choices of food, presented on a beautiful upscale buffet, in a great restaurant blending perfection, design, and style altogether. Nordic class at its finest... I was…

February 23, 2019 | Hotels | Copenhagen

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

February 23, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

A Calm and Classy Cafe: Le Pain Quotidien on Rue Pierre Charron, Paris

I never thought of coming here for a review; I considered Le Pain Quotidien to be a fast food franchise bakery and not a calm cafe where one can sit and enjoy a French meal. Le Pain Quotidian on Rue…

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

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

Beirut

February 10, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast in 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 is, let yourself go to the soothing music and fresh aromas of food and coffee. A…

February 10, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Positive vibes from the minute you walk in! Marcelle is your unconventional bakery and cafe spread on three floors decorated with style. Arrive at the display, choose and order, pay and start…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Breakfast at Angelina Beirut: Superb Food! Empty Vibes, Bad Service in a Dirty Restaurant

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 07, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Angelina Beirut: Superb Food! Empty Vibes, Bad Service in a Dirty Restaurant

Food is perfect. Everything else is dramatically wrong. Angelina, the famous Angelina of Paris, my favorite Mont-Blanc cake and classy French cafe landed in Beirut a couple of years ago serving…

February 07, 2019 | French | Beirut Central District

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

A Japanese tea house and pastry sell traditional desserts from Japan with a French touch. Enter to the display of mouthwatering creations and pass the curtain to the cam tea room. Dimmed lights, one…

December 24, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

De La Cuisine et Du Pain; Thierry Marx at Beaupassage Paris

I suggest you visit Beaupassage on a weekday and surely not around lunchtime. Pass by in the afternoon when everyone is working or going back home. Today’s choice was Thierry Marx, trying the…

December 21, 2018 | Reviews | Paris

Awesome Deli.Co: An Exceptional Breakfast in Beirut!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Awesome Deli.Co: An Exceptional Breakfast in Beirut!

After “not enjoying” breakfast at the neighbors on a beautiful Sunday morning, I walked to Deli.Co and I smiled from the minute I walked in. Music, fresh vibes, a positive ambiance and a…

December 12, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Aubaine: French Style Breakfast in Dubai

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Aubaine: French Style Breakfast in Dubai

Lebanese owned, with the first restaurant in London, Aubaine has a premium location at the entrance of The Dubai Mall. Aubaine offers a French selection of gourmet creations all produced in-house.…

November 24, 2018 | French | Dubai

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eggspectation Dubai: Breakfast Below Expectations

It has eggs in its title, but it’s not only a breakfast restaurant. Eggs all day long, burgers, fries and desserts, Eggspectation is specialized in “eggs” and beyond. Imported from…

November 23, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 22, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Eight AM: Pretty Good Food for Breakfast in San Francisco

Amazing food, great colored and loaded with flavors, breakfast at Eight Am was memorable. I loved the waffles with whipped cream and red fruits. The bagel texture, the salmon quality, the cream…

October 22, 2018 | Recommended | San Francisco

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

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

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Celebrating one year this October, Home Sweet Home is your home away from home in the heart of Mar Mikhael. It feels like home from the minute you walk in: “welcome home shouts the manager out…

September 25, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Breakfast at Le Gray in Beirut: Enjoy The View and Have Delicious Spinach Eggs Benedict

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Gray in Beirut: Enjoy The View and Have Delicious Spinach Eggs Benedict

Reach the hotel and take the elevator up to the sixth floor where Indigo welcomes you with a fresh touch of finesse and luxury provided by its beautiful decoration and colorful flowers. Sun spells…

September 06, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut Central District

Lancaster Eden Bay: Breakfast with a View on the Sand Beach

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Lancaster Eden Bay: Breakfast with a View on the Sand Beach

Light music playing in the background, soothing rays of sun coming from the horizon, a relaxing view of the beautiful Mediterranean and a great looking buffet... I sat for the breakfast experience at…

August 23, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Buvette is one of my favorite breakfast places; it’s where I got the highest number of views on google maps, it’s where food is memorable, it’s where I used my Leica camera for the…

June 12, 2018 | French | New York

Covina: Bar, Restaurant, Breakfast and Positive Vibes in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Covina: Bar, Restaurant, Breakfast and Positive Vibes in New York

A bar at the entrance takes you to a vast restaurant facing an open kitchen. Metal and industrial materials, wood, cupboards and kitchen utensils blending together into a marriage of colors. Touches…

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Studio: A Happy and Creative Breakfast in New York

I was here three months ago and still remember the warm hummus with beans, the avocado toast, and the positive vibes. Middle Eastern with touches of class inspired by the cuisines of the world,…

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Breakfast Barn; Colorful, Tasty and Healthy in the Heart of Achrafieh

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast Barn; Colorful, Tasty and Healthy in the Heart of Achrafieh

Breakfast Barn or as far as I'm concerned 'A dream come true' is the first restaurant in Lebanon dedicated to the day's most important meal: "breakfast"! It's called Breakfast Barn and it encourages…

June 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Greenwoods: English Breakfast in Amsterdam

Breakfast & Coffee | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Greenwoods: English Breakfast in Amsterdam

Located underground by the canal, Greenwoods serves English breakfast all day until four in the afternoon. Renowned for its tasty bites, Greenwoods is highly ranked on social media. Take the wooden…

May 15, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

De Taart Van M’n Tante: Tarts and Cakes in Amsterdam

Bread & Bakeries | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

De Taart Van M’n Tante: Tarts and Cakes in Amsterdam

Located on the corner of a street facing the metro behind Heineken and meters from Bakers&Roasters, a colorful place welcomes you for breakfast. I passed by and asked myself why it is empty, not…

May 13, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Amsterdam

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast at The Kempinski is served at Candelabra, a restaurant with a high ceiling and many glass facades which leave enough light travel around the space. Breakfast with a view of the pool, fresh…

April 30, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Sumptuous Breakfast at Henry; Restaurant of the Life Hotel

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Sumptuous Breakfast at Henry; Restaurant of the Life Hotel

Henry at Life Hotel is the restaurant name, located in the lobby of a small hotel in New York, few blocks from the Empire State Building on 31st between 5th and Broadway. I like it when…

April 10, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 04, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Fairfax: When Simple Things Make You Happy, An Enjoyable Breakfast in New York

Part of the same group called “Happy Hospitality,” Fairfax is another perfection like its siblings, “Joseph Leonard” and “Studio at Freehand” which I both reviewed…

April 04, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Breakfast at Freehand New York; The Taste of Love and Touch of Innovation

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Freehand New York; The Taste of Love and Touch of Innovation

When New York is on a storm alert, and you wake up at four excited to see it... a great day has to start with a hefty breakfast. Walking the empty streets of this marvelous city before anyone even…

April 01, 2018 | Hotels | New York

The Donut Pub; New York’s Exceptional Doughnuts

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 31, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

The Donut Pub; New York’s Exceptional Doughnuts

I’ll be straightforward and skip the introductions; I’ve had thousands of Donuts in my life but never as good as the one at The Donut Pub. It’s an old looking place with a long bar…

March 31, 2018 | Recommended | New York

New York’s Iconic Kellogg’s Cereals Store; For the Hidden Child in You

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 21, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

New York’s Iconic Kellogg’s Cereals Store; For the Hidden Child in You

I was walking union square when a signboard grabbed my attention. A Kellogg’s shop but not a store; there is something happening on the first floor. Not so exciting I said to myself, but…

March 21, 2018 | Popular | New York

A Fine-Dining Culinary Experience at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Airports

A Fine-Dining Culinary Experience at the Airport in Beirut

Pure amazement is what’s being offered at the airport. Beautifully designed cakes the way Alain Ducasse decorates them, filled croissants like I’ve had them in the states, multi-layered…

December 30, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 03, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

A Breakfast Paradise in Beirut

A dream of a place, a breakfast paradise, a bright and fresh corner with endless offerings - a small eatery in Achrafieh which puts me in a good mood every time I visit. I love it…

September 03, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Kahwet Beirut: Enjoy Breakfast in a Traditional Neighbourhood

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 26, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Kahwet Beirut: Enjoy Breakfast in a Traditional Neighbourhood

Kahwet Beirut is where you meet up with friends for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a coffee and a giggle or a relaxing time.With its four main streets aligned with shops and food sections, Kahwet…

June 26, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

Greecologies: Giving Yogurt Another Meaning!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

May 27, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Greecologies: Giving Yogurt Another Meaning!

Greecologies is a coffee shop that has brought back all the forgotten traditions of yogurt-making. Greek yogurt is served here of only the finest quality, freshly prepared on site every day. This…

May 27, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Scooter & Bean: A Coffee Haven in Chekka

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 11, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Scooter & Bean: A Coffee Haven in Chekka

Yes in Chekka! Chekka has a new coffee shop, Scooter & Bean, a real coffee shop like the ones you see in the famous capitals of the world, classier than Starbucks's with offerings at half the…

April 11, 2017 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

The Breslin: Is this a Breakfast Place? Seriously!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 07, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

The Breslin: Is this a Breakfast Place? Seriously!

Spotted on Google Maps for being one of New York's best breakfast spots, I decided to try The Breslin. This place has made it  onto many of the city's 'Best' lists: the best burger; the best…

April 07, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Ralph Lauren Cafe: My Dream Corner in London!

International Cuisine | London UK Europe

UK

March 25, 2017

International Cuisine

Ralph Lauren Cafe: My Dream Corner in London!

In January of this year, I published the news about the Ralph Lauren Cafe opening in London. A few months later I actually visited this cafe with a big smile on my face! In January, I…

March 25, 2017 | Restaurants | London

The Riding House Cafe London: Nice Decor... That's All!

International Cuisine | London UK Europe

UK

March 24, 2017

International Cuisine

The Riding House Cafe London: Nice Decor... That's All!

I arrived to a restaurant walled in by frosted glass on all sides, blocking a view inside... it felt dull and empty but I decided to have a look inside... I halted in awe contemplating the details of…

March 24, 2017 | Restaurants | London

Toi & Moi: Good Food... Bad Everything Else

Breakfast & Coffee | London UK Europe

UK

March 19, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Toi & Moi: Good Food... Bad Everything Else

Toi & Moi is a cafe in Soho which occupies the corner of Berwick and D'Arblay. Located just a few meters from the famous Breakfast Club, Toi & Moi offers breakfast, pancakes and pastries.…

March 19, 2017 | Restaurants | London

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