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

Cantina Social: Casual Wine and Dine in Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 13, 2019

International Cuisine

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

El Hajj Nasr: Beirut’s Iconic Sandwich Place Now Open on Sassine Square

Restaurants | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Restaurants

El Hajj Nasr: Beirut’s Iconic Sandwich Place Now Open on Sassine Square

El Hajj Nasr, the famous street food eatery of Achrafieh has expended’ now open on Sassine Square, the famous Hajj Nasr, the Lebanese street food destination of Beirut is now open all day long.…

March 06, 2019 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Recommended

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Welcome to the kingdom of fries and potatoes. Yellow is the color; positivity is the mood. Boutata is the heaven of "Batata" prepared in different unconventional ways. Following the account on…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Orsobianco Gelateria; Artisanal and Professional Ice Cream Made in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 24, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Orsobianco Gelateria; Artisanal and Professional Ice Cream Made in Lebanon

Orsobianco, a local ice cream which started in a small kitchen in Bsalim back in 2007. Since 2009, they have been researching and traveling back and forth to Italy, France and the US in order to…

February 24, 2019 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Achrafieh

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Donburi kitchen and sushi bar, “Don Eatery” by Mario Haddad Junior has been open in Restos St. Nicolas since the start of this restaurant cluster. At Don Eatery, you’ll have…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Snack el Estez: Tasty Street Food and a Homey Burger

On social media there is “Snack el Estez”, in Achrafieh is where you can taste their food. A trendy “Lebanese Snack” occupies the corner of Zaatar w Zeit and Credit Bank in…

November 25, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2018

American

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s is today the only American diner of the kind available in Lebanon after the…

November 24, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 04, 2018

French

Bistrot de Michel: French Simplicity in the Heart of Achrafieh

How great it is to go back to the classics; Michel, a passionate restaurateur, has been operating his small bistro behind Rizk hospital in Achrafieh for several years now. Offering the same menu with…

November 04, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

El Brimo Cafe; Now Open in Achrafieh

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 14, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

El Brimo Cafe; Now Open in Achrafieh

An old house transformed into a cafe, El Brimo is now open in Achrafieh. Tight, covered with metal and white fabrics, the old Lebanese house is not emphasized. For the food, I expected more life,…

July 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast and Beyond; 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

Maamoul this Season: Les Delices de B.B

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 01, 2018

Desserts & Sweets

Maamoul this Season: Les Delices de B.B

They are different on all fronts and probably one of the country's best: They don’t look like all the other Maamoul because of their simplicity, light color and non-existing white…

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Pick a Poke: Lebanon’s Poke Experience Takes You on a Journey to Hawaii and Back

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Pick a Poke: Lebanon’s Poke Experience Takes You on a Journey to Hawaii and Back

“Pick a Poke” and leave with a smile on your face! A new Hawaiian restaurant has newly opened in Beirut, and it comes with a wide selection of mixes inspired by this trendy American fresh…

January 10, 2018 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Boubouffe: Nothing is Worth Coming Here For!

It’s one of those reviews where I don’t know where to start or how to start. Enter a vast space where an accustomed clientele comes for lunch every other day, just for the sake of…

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

American

Mr. Brown: Your Next Door Diner in Achrafieh

I felt good the minute I walked in... neat and clean and using the finest materials, Mr.Brown is a blend of industrial and contemporary design where wood and leather unite. I loved the wooden floor,…

August 28, 2017 | Burgers | Achrafieh

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 28, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

I've heard good reviews about a new pastry shop in Beirut called Emotions so I thought why not try their cakes. With dozens of new bakeries and patisseries opening around town every month,…

June 28, 2017 | Reviews | Achrafieh

Bioland Achrafieh: Lebanese Food Using Organic Ingredients

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 18, 2014

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Bioland Achrafieh: Lebanese Food Using Organic Ingredients

Bioland's farm in Sghar is a place to see and try with friends and family. But if that's somehow impossible, you can still enjoy the same flavor at their shop in Achrafieh. Bioland shop sells…

July 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Roger le Boulanger: The Excellence of an Artisan Baker

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 12, 2014

Recommended

Roger le Boulanger: The Excellence of an Artisan Baker

Waking up every day at 6am to prepare the dough, mix it, carve and bake it... Roger spends all his day creating fine pieces of bread for the connoisseurs.     Two years ago, Roger…

July 12, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh

Bab Sharki: A Tasty Blend of Oriental Flavors

Armenian | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 08, 2014

Armenian

Bab Sharki: A Tasty Blend of Oriental Flavors

Lebanese, Lebanese with a twist, Iraqi, Armenian, Levantine ... and more cuisines... And now add Allepine to the list of various cuisines our country has to offer. Bab Sharki, located in the heart of…

July 08, 2014 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh

Now I Know Why People are In love with Bread Repulic

Bread & Bakeries | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 06, 2014

Bread & Bakeries

Now I Know Why People are In love with Bread Repulic

Bread Republic, this popular bakery is indeed a place to visit and discover... So here I am on a mission to find the best bread in town, along side the best Pain Perdu... Bread Republic is inevitably…

July 06, 2014 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

French

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

Back in October, I discovered Michel, a casual bistro nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, offering some fine dishes without being pretentious or arrogant. A simple bistro where Michel himself…

April 26, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Tsunami Achrafieh: My Second Visit, My Second Enjoyment

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 11, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami Achrafieh: My Second Visit, My Second Enjoyment

Some say the food experience and taste vary between Tsunami in Antelias and Tsunami in Achrafieh, to those I say, I had the same experience at both locations - same food, same quality, same freshness…

April 11, 2014 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

2014: Some Predictions... Top Food Trends in Lebanon

News

December 31, 2013

News

2014: Some Predictions... Top Food Trends in Lebanon

Most people are going to be watching TV tonight to check out what fortune tellers foresee for Lebanon in the future. But no one will be mentioning anything about food, will they? I'm no fortune…

December 31, 2013 | Popular

Boubouffe: Brasserie Libanaise... I Loved the French Fries

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 17, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Boubouffe: Brasserie Libanaise... I Loved the French Fries

Before writing this review, I was trying to find some history about Boubouffe on the net, with not much luck. I found a few reviews on the food, but nothing about the place itself and its ambiance.…

December 17, 2013 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Cinco Lounge Offering a New Drink Paired with Good Food

Spotted Stories | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 08, 2013

Spotted Stories

Cinco Lounge Offering a New Drink Paired with Good Food

Cinco Lounge, a Peruvian inspired concept, is a new lounge in Achrafieh.  During the opening, we were taken on a mesmerizing journey by savoring the delicious cuisine, tasting the trendy Pisco…

December 08, 2013 | Achrafieh

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

International Cuisine

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality - and I was going to say "and service" but I changed my mind... at least at SO.…

November 05, 2013 | Italian | Achrafieh

Every Second that Passes by... will Never Come Again: Take Advantage of Life

Travel

October 31, 2013

Travel

Every Second that Passes by... will Never Come Again: Take Advantage of Life

Dear fellow citizens, Aren't you fed up from the constant negativity that surround you... If you think it’s not there – think again.  You’re probably just avoiding it, or…

October 31, 2013

Restaurant Liza Paris: Opening in Beirut on November 7th

News

October 27, 2013

News

Restaurant Liza Paris: Opening in Beirut on November 7th

Restaurant Liza opened in Paris on March 2003, serving what was described as contemporary Lebanese cuisine. Ten years have passed and Liza decided to open in Beirut in the heart of the capital taking…

October 27, 2013

Au Bistrot de Michel: I'll Simply Say... Bravo!

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 21, 2013

French

Au Bistrot de Michel: I'll Simply Say... Bravo!

Don't you just miss having some decent, affordable and tasty French meal with no sophistication and pretension? I just found it for you. Achrafieh welcomes a new neighborhood restaurant, Au Bistrot…

October 21, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Antique Cellar Ashrafieh: What Can that Project be?

Spotted Stories

October 06, 2013

Spotted Stories

Antique Cellar Ashrafieh: What Can that Project be?

I honestly still don't have details but receiving such a flyer intrigued me. Let us wait and see...

October 06, 2013

Chili's Beirut: The Train Seems to be Back on Track

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2013

American

Chili's Beirut: The Train Seems to be Back on Track

Is it a miracle or did lightening strike Chili’s during the last storm that hit Beirut last week... Well whatever happened, I am happy man again...       Revisiting Chili's…

September 30, 2013 | Burgers | Achrafieh

Ghattas: Four Kinds of Kebbe, Each with a Different Story

Tasty Discoveries

August 27, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

Ghattas: Four Kinds of Kebbe, Each with a Different Story

Yes, Ghattas again. I went there sooner than I had expected. After reviewing the box of Fatayer I received, I decided to visit the place for myself and further discover what everyone talks about:…

August 27, 2013

Dfouni: Known for its Pain Au Lait Since 1943

Bread & Bakeries

August 23, 2013

Bread & Bakeries

Dfouni: Known for its Pain Au Lait Since 1943

So, the story of tasty and unique food discoveries in Lebanon continues. After Hanna Mitri and Ghattas, comes Dfouni. It all so happens that these three are in the Achrafieh area... but surely will…

August 23, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 16, 2013

Ice Cream & Gelato

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

I truly doubt that all Lebanese people don't know or have not heard of Hanna Mitri. The one and only Hanna Mitri known for his uniquely fresh ice cream, perfect Maamoul and arrogantly rude character.…

August 16, 2013 | Popular

Ghattas Achrafieh: Probably the Best Spinach Fatayer in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries

August 13, 2013

Tasty Discoveries

Ghattas Achrafieh: Probably the Best Spinach Fatayer in Lebanon

During my search for the best Man2oushe in Beirut, the name Ghattas kept popping out. Many have asked me if the Ghattas of Gemmayze is the same as the one that sells mini Lebanese bites. Wondering…

August 13, 2013

Al Mayass: Authentic and Tasty Armenian Creations

Armenian | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 14, 2013

Armenian

Al Mayass: Authentic and Tasty Armenian Creations

If you want to try some delicious Armenian food served in a nice restaurant in Lebanon, the choices are limited and include: Al Mayass, Mayrig, Batchig, Onno, Varouj among a few others. I went for Al…

July 14, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 05, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: A Complete Luxurious Experience

Le Sushi Bar, my all time favorite Japanese restaurant in Lebanon is a place I come back to every other month just to indulge in an overall experience unmatched elsewhere. A restaurant is not just…

July 05, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

A New Earth Recipe for NGNO: Kañiwa & Coconut Pancakes

Spotted Stories

November 26, 2012

Spotted Stories

A New Earth Recipe for NGNO: Kañiwa & Coconut Pancakes

Here's a recipe which A New Earth shares with us... Kañiwa and Coconut Pancakes... Serves 4-6 persons Ingredients 6 eggs, lightly beaten 3 bananas 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup…

November 26, 2012

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