Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

How great it is to wake up on an early Sunday morning and have breakfast in Beirut, I’ve been getting my kids used to waking up at 6 am every Sunday for a hefty breakfast around town or a sexy…

November 25, 2018 | French | Beirut Central District

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

I’m not used to stopping at restaurants for tourists but having the kids; you will choose the first that pops in front of you for them to sit and relax. Out of a dozen, I chose the one that…

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 06, 2018

French

Stem: Casual and Upscale Dining in Beirut

The talk of the town is called Stem; from the same owners of Capitol comes a classy restaurant divided into two distinct sections: the bar and the dining area. Stem is casual and upscale, a journey…

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

French | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

French

Balthazar New York: One Awesome Burger and Superb Stroganoff

Balthazar is New York’s most famous French brasserie open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving a traditional French cuisine with a touch of class and refinement. Arriving at 1 pm on a…

June 17, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

Restaurants | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

A Gourmet Bistro bringing you “Almost French” cuisine with high-quality food to the heart of Saifi Village. I've been here two times already enjoying Lebanon's best bread, some sumptuous…

June 03, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut Central District

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 27, 2018

French

La Creperie: The View and the Unique Sweet Crepe!

The best time to visit famous establishments and enjoy the experience is in the afternoon; when the parking is empty, the staff is relaxed, the ambiance is calm and the kitchen ready to take its time…

May 27, 2018 | International Cuisine | Jounieh

De L’Europe Hôtel Amsterdam; A Perfect Choice

Hotels | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Hotels

De L’Europe Hôtel Amsterdam; A Perfect Choice

A wide and relaxing bed, a nicely lit room, a huge bathroom, and a separate toilet, I was relaxing in my room and wished time stopped. De L’Europe hôtel is one of Amsterdam’s most…

May 13, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

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

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Marius et Jeanette: An Upscale Seafood Restaurant in Paris

Walls covered with wood, fish displayed in boxes, fishing ornaments, and many other nautical decorative items. Marius & Jeanette, a renowned restaurant in Paris serves a gourmet selection of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Diep: Chinese Food Enjoyment in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

November 16, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Diep: Chinese Food Enjoyment in Paris

For as long as I remember coming to Paris, Diep's been here and renowned as one of the capital’s best Chinese restaurants. It’s not stated as nor considered to be fine dining but has a…

November 16, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 13, 2017

French

Restaurant Le Train Bleu Paris: Living History in a Breathtaking Decor

Le Train Bleu is a restaurant located in the hall of the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris, France. It was designated a Monument Historique in 1972. The restaurant was created for the…

November 13, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

Casablanca: Redefining the Simplicity of Tasty Food

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 11, 2017

International Cuisine

Casablanca: Redefining the Simplicity of Tasty Food

Casablanca has been serving a loyal clientele for the last twenty years or so. In a traditional Lebanese house with a view onto Beirut's busiest waterfront avenue, it's a lively space where colorful…

September 11, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut

Em Sherif's Chaotic Cafe: Come for Breakfast, Avoid Dinner

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 10, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Em Sherif's Chaotic Cafe: Come for Breakfast, Avoid Dinner

I came here for breakfast and liked it... I returned for dinner and didn't enjoy it at all! From the amount of people, to the un-smiling waiters, the noise, the chaos and the smoking allowed…

July 10, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Breakfast at Em Sherif Cafe: Exquisite, Refined, Recommended!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 07, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Em Sherif Cafe: Exquisite, Refined, Recommended!

Be enchanted by a new kind of cafe. Located in the heart of Beirut's golden circle is an upscale eatery taking the Lebanese coffee shop experience to another level. It's a blend between a Lebanese…

July 07, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

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

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

From the same people who brought us, "Meat the Fish", comes "Skirt”… Two long tables, a bar and an open kitchen - welcome to Skirt, a meat address now open in Downtown Beirut. Skirt is…

February 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

La Farine: A Contemporary Café and Bakery in Dubai

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 13, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

La Farine: A Contemporary Café and Bakery in Dubai

Grandiose like all the other restaurants around the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, La Farine is a contemporary café and bakery spread across different sections and many open kitchens. It's a…

November 13, 2016 | French | Dubai

ZUMA Istanbul: Superb Decor, Deceiving Food!

Fusion Cuisine | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2016

Fusion Cuisine

ZUMA Istanbul: Superb Decor, Deceiving Food!

It's ZUMA, it's the restaurant, it's the address to see, be seen and experience. After visiting ZUMA Dubai and ZUMA London here comes ZUMA Istanbul where the ambiance and feel look the same around…

September 17, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Istanbul

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 18, 2016

International Cuisine

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

There's a new .co concept in town... Related to Brgr.co and Pzza.co; Deli.co serves delicious sandwiches never tasted in Lebanon before - a place that offers unconventional wraps, unusual…

May 18, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Le Procope: The Oldest Restaurant in Paris

Spotted Stories | Paris France Europe

France

April 07, 2016

Spotted Stories

Le Procope: The Oldest Restaurant in Paris

Le Procope is an iconic cafe/restaurant known as the first restaurant in Paris. Built in 1686, the place has been restored to its original feel which hosts the Salon La Fayette, Le Salon Benjamin…

April 07, 2016 | Paris

Angelina Paris: An Irresistible Experience - The World's Famous Mont Blanc!

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

March 27, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Angelina Paris: An Irresistible Experience - The World's Famous Mont Blanc!

Visiting the Eiffel Tower is a must while in Paris but surely after having breakfast at Angelina. This enchanting is the place to savor the world famous hot chocolate and the renowned Mont-Blanc.…

March 27, 2016 | French | Paris

TSU: Smoky, Noisy, Dark... But Good Food (Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 24, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

TSU: Smoky, Noisy, Dark... But Good Food (Restaurant Closed)

TSU, an Asian restaurant located in Achrafieh, takes far eastern cuisine to another level. Serving dishes from Japan, China and the surrounding countries, Tsu left a good impression when I visited it…

March 24, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Achrafieh

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

It's a restaurant with a rich history, a restaurant I used to visit on Jal el Dib highway before it opened its iconic location in Maameltein. Al Sultan Brahim has taken it even further by opening its…

February 28, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Salt Gourmet: A Culinary Experience at Beirut's Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 28, 2016

Airports

Salt Gourmet: A Culinary Experience at Beirut's Airport

How many times have you passed this restaurant what hour giving it any particular attention. How many times have we criticized the prices? How many times have we considered Salt a simple…

February 28, 2016 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Uanderful: An Inspiring Restaurant in Romania

International Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

January 20, 2016

International Cuisine

Uanderful: An Inspiring Restaurant in Romania

Uanderful is a dream place where one comes for pure enjoyment. The décor is amazing and inspiring to say the least. Beautiful lights cover the ceiling, while you’ll also find a lot of…

January 20, 2016 | Recommended | Romania

Em Sherif: Lebanese Homey Fine Dining in Dubai

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 30, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Em Sherif: Lebanese Homey Fine Dining in Dubai

It's probably the finest, most upscale Lebanese restaurant outside Lebanon. A restaurant that feels like home, a home setup and homey food, details that your mother would use on her dining…

December 30, 2015 | Recommended | Dubai

Popolo: The Latest Italian to Open in Beirut

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 29, 2015

Italian

Popolo: The Latest Italian to Open in Beirut

Set in a contemporary, fresh environment, Popolo is one Lebanon most recent Italian restaurants. The interior of Popolo is stunning, with high arches, creative wall doodles, a wood-topped stone…

December 29, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

Seven Sisters: A Summer Experience in Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 28, 2015

International Cuisine

Seven Sisters: A Summer Experience in Beirut

I didn't want to publish a review on Seven Sisters before trying it myself. Seven Sisters is one of this past summer’s newest and hottest spot. But I had the chance to try out the food brought…

December 28, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Sursock Museum Resto: A Different Approach to Dining

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 27, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Sursock Museum Resto: A Different Approach to Dining

Imagine a castle, the famous Sursock museum, the splendid white facades of this historical mansion decorated with colorful glass windows set in the middle of a court where a restaurant, kind of an…

December 27, 2015 | French | Achrafieh

Mum&I: Homey and Traditional Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 08, 2015

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Mum&I: Homey and Traditional Lebanese Food

Mum&I is a place with a charm, a soulful space, a restaurant that started the whole Badaro hype. Serving homemade traditional food made with love, passion and dedication, I fell in love with…

December 08, 2015 | Recommended | Badaro

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 01, 2015

Italian

Toto: Premium Italian! (Restaurant Closed)

Been here, done that and still loving it like the first time. There are Italian trattorias, others that are fast food concepts, some do only pizza or try to produce fresh pasta, but few know what…

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

Lola: I Wasn't Expecting to Leave So Happy

Grill&BBQ | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Lola: I Wasn't Expecting to Leave So Happy

Nestled on a Naas hill is an old stone house is Lola, a three leveled restaurant that boasts an amazing view, enjoys soothing music, while the warm lights embraces the old wood used to decorate…

July 29, 2015 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Kampai Beirut: Tasty but Noisy

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 16, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Kampai Beirut: Tasty but Noisy

The last time I came to Kampai, I left unimpressed. A series of imperfections encountered by my friends and I left us shocked - especially that this is a restaurant loved and appreciated by many. I…

July 16, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Gilt's Desserts: Fine Pieces of Art on a Plate

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 07, 2014

Desserts & Sweets

Gilt's Desserts: Fine Pieces of Art on a Plate

Gilt... Come to think of it I am surprised that I still don't have a review about it on NGNO. Passing by for lunch or dinner has been difficult, but since I am looking for the best pain perdu in…

July 07, 2014 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Yabani: New Location, New Look, New Menu (Restaurant Closed)

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 10, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Yabani: New Location, New Look, New Menu (Restaurant Closed)

Yabani has a new address and of course with it comes a whole new look. Its first loctaion, designed by esteemed Bernard Khoury, was located in Achrafieh and accessed through a large elevator which…

May 10, 2014 | Restaurant Closed | Beirut Central District

Metropole: Good Food, Great Ambiance and Yummy Stroganoff

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 06, 2014

French

Metropole: Good Food, Great Ambiance and Yummy Stroganoff

I'm not sure if I should listen to my friends’ comments or even read previous reviews of Metropole before writing this piece. All I know is that I enjoyed my time, I loved the place and ate…

May 06, 2014 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Ladurée Paris is more than a Pastry Shop: Dinner was Tasty

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 12, 2012

French

Ladurée Paris is more than a Pastry Shop: Dinner was Tasty

Ladurée is a maker of luxury cakes and pastries. It is known as the inventor of the double-decker macaroon, fifteen thousand of which are sold every day. They are still one of…

December 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Sushi Bar: This is What I Call Japanese Cuisine

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 16, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: This is What I Call Japanese Cuisine

Lebanon has been invaded with a million sushi places that have been mushrooming on every corner of the country. I think that the meaning and real taste of proper sushi cuisine has been lost along the…

April 16, 2012 | Recommended | Beirut

Pacifico Mexican Bar Restaurant, Beirut

Mexican | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 25, 2012

Mexican

Pacifico Mexican Bar Restaurant, Beirut

One of the first Mexican restaurants in Lebanon and the story continues Pacifico was there when Beirut wasn't even known for its nightlife.  Pacifico is one of the first Mexican restaurants and…

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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