Furn el Mouallem: Traditional Bread and Mankish in Mokhtara

Breakfast & Coffee | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn el Mouallem: Traditional Bread and Mankish in Mokhtara

What makes a Manoucheh even more unique than a conventional one, is when it’s baked using the dough of standard Lebanese bread. One of three bakeries I know other than Al Zahaa in Jezzine and…

July 18, 2019 | Reviews | Shouf

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Located in Antelias, Byekout road, Francois Kamil Lebnen is still baking every mankousheh with love since 1962 and keeping the tradition alive! He opens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and…

March 14, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

When the door says we open at 9! open at 9! Don’t leave your customers in the cold outside until 09:15 — stacks of paper, bags, a bar without a barista and empty displays. The first…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

Bread & Bakeries | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

L'Atelier 116, an artisanal bakery and pastry shop, offering organic bread that is kneaded, made and baked on-site, high-quality pastries and snacks (sandwiches, salads, and hot and cold…

December 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Manouche google maps coordinates: Al Mustakbal Bakery فرن المستقبل Beirut 01 866 022 https://goo.gl/maps/U93kM7ndF2k Al Boulangi Uruguay, Bayrut 81 225…

November 04, 2018 | Manakish | Lebanon

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Let me tell you about a place where art is the driver. A big space where only a few stools are available with six stone tables. A square box with light coming from the ceiling to shine on a table,…

June 17, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

On Nahr el Mot a new bakery has opened. Yan is Armenian, he has a wide selection of breakfast bites of which the signature Armenian items like Labneh Beajine, Harra, Soujok and Basterma. I even…

December 31, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Newly open on Jal el Dib's internal road next to "Tiger" Car accessories, Baker's Bake is not your typical bakery but a haven for foodies seeking perfection. The dough is homemade and…

December 20, 2017 | Restaurants | Metn

Sullivan Street Bakery: The Egg and Sausage Sandwich

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

November 12, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Sullivan Street Bakery: The Egg and Sausage Sandwich

Highly rated on Google Maps I chose for my next breakfast 'Sullivan St.', located on 9th and 24th in New York City. I love this city especially in the morning... it has become a habit of mine to do…

November 12, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

At 3am, the dough is prepared and ready to enter the oven as and when the client asks for it. A layer of kashkawan cheese lies under the kawarma meat. Beef meets with lamb fat. Kashkawan, mozzarella…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Furn el Hayek Bickfaya: A New Approach to Kaak

Breakfast & Coffee | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 16, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn el Hayek Bickfaya: A New Approach to Kaak

Located in the same building as Bickfaya's police station is Furn el Hayek, a bakery I visit on a weekly basis. This may be an average Lebanese bakery but what they offer is not so…

September 16, 2017 | Street Food | Bickfaya

Charbel's Bakehouse: A Breakfast Spot in Broumana

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 21, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Charbel's Bakehouse: A Breakfast Spot in Broumana

When a young man opens a bakery, your traditional manoushe shop turns into a fresh breakfast parlour with much more than the simple zaatar manakish. From zaatar to chicken and kafta, Charbel…

August 21, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Bread & Bakeries | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 13, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Why go all the way to Baalbeck to enjoy a real "Sfi7a" when you can have it nearby... they even deliver. Just two months in business now, Baalbaké is a small butchery and bakery, serving the…

June 13, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Jounieh

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

April 28, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Your journey starts before you even walk in. Stop at Breads Bakery window and gaze at a tray of rolled chocolate croissants. Inside is a big bakery, not a fancy one, but a bread specialist where…

April 28, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Picture this: a full bodied, dense, warm and moist piece of bread with a thin and crunchy crust... I delved into one, one bite after another enjoying its texture, smoothness and fresh aromas. To add…

March 20, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District

Furn Emm Salim: Anfeh's Supreme Traditional Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Furn Emm Salim: Anfeh's Supreme Traditional Breakfast

My latest discovery is a must try! Emm Salim’s bakery is one of the many places that have made Anfeh famous. Located in the old souk, the famous "Tahet el Rih" resort and surely the Phoenician…

February 14, 2017 | Manakish | North Lebanon

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

American | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

American

Clinton St. Bakery New York: My Heaven, My Place!

After the big disappointment of Financier, I had to have a good breakfast! They say Clinton St. Bakery is one of the best. The place was opened in 2001 by owners who had the dream of creating the…

January 27, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Abou Zeid Bakery: Amman's Special Bread

Bread & Bakeries | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2016

Bread & Bakeries

Abou Zeid Bakery: Amman's Special Bread

For us Tannour bread is about a big cylindrical oven with fire lid in its heart with bread or manakish sticked on its walls to bake. Abou Zeid's Tannour is flat and works on a rotator which makes…

May 31, 2016 | Street Food | Amman

InfoGraphic: Bake Your Bread at Home

Spotted Stories

May 30, 2016

Spotted Stories

InfoGraphic: Bake Your Bread at Home

Bake some bread at home, easy steps for beginners. Try it and let us know what comes out of it!   Baking Starter Breads infographic by rjzaworski.  

May 30, 2016

Fatatri Amman: Literally The Best Giant Fatayer I've Ever Had

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 29, 2016

Street Food

Fatatri Amman: Literally The Best Giant Fatayer I've Ever Had

It's more of a dream and surely not simple food. The fatayer are WAW on all fronts, the thin dough, the way he prepares it, its taste, generous filling, shape... It is a whole experience I will…

May 29, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Amman

California Bakery Milano: Good Food, A Beautiful Place but a Lack of Attention

American | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

February 11, 2016

American

California Bakery Milano: Good Food, A Beautiful Place but a Lack of Attention

It's a place with an American name, it's proudly the supplier of the American pavilion at Milan Expo and also has a menu in Italian. What a good first impression, especially because I came here…

February 11, 2016 | Burgers | Milan

Missi Bakery Batroun

Reviews | Batroun North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 01, 2015

Reviews

Missi Bakery Batroun

I was introduced to Missi Bakery last winter when in Batroun during an episode of Meshwar. I met a man and his wife preparing some interesting specialties like the "Oros Bayd" and "Mwarra2et…

October 01, 2015 | Street Food | Batroun

Au Bon Pain: The Double Chocolate Cupcake

Chocolate | New York USA Americas

USA

July 25, 2015

Chocolate

Au Bon Pain: The Double Chocolate Cupcake

A franchise, boasting many locations around New York, Au Bon Pain serves breakfast, lunch and dinner offering a selection of sandwiches and viennoiseries along with doughnuts and cupcakes.…

July 25, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

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

July 15, 2015 | Recommended | Antelias

Manousheh New York: Live Love Lebanon!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

July 03, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Manousheh New York: Live Love Lebanon!

Finally I've done it, I visited Manousheh, the Lebanese bakery in New York. Nestled on Bleecker Street is a place, a small place oozing with Lebanese culture. If you're living in New York and feeling…

July 03, 2015 | Manakish | New York

Claude Harb Bakery, Hadath el Jebbeh

Manakish | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 21, 2015

Manakish

Claude Harb Bakery, Hadath el Jebbeh

You may call it coincidence, fate or simply chance. We were scheduled to visit Bekaa Kafra and not Hadath el Jebbeh. Due to the very bad weather that day, we decided to take the internal road... we…

May 21, 2015 | Street Food | North Lebanon

Ichkhanian: A Gem of Armenian Flavors in Zalka

Armenian | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 10, 2015

Armenian

Ichkhanian: A Gem of Armenian Flavors in Zalka

A totally different experience! Ichkhanian Zalka is like entering a modern bakery while the one in Beirut has an authentic touch back from the nineteen forties. Down in Zalka, on the internal…

April 10, 2015 | Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon

A Must Try: The Gigantic Delicious Pizza of Hasroun

Pizza | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 21, 2015

Pizza

A Must Try: The Gigantic Delicious Pizza of Hasroun

I'm not sure if you're going believe me but today I tasted the flavor of magic. I've been to Pizza Hut, Domino's, Tomatomatic, and I've tried almost all the Italian pizzas in Lebanon but I never…

February 21, 2015 | Street Food | North Lebanon

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Bread & Bakeries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 28, 2015

Bread & Bakeries

A Recommended Discovery: Bread Basket

Eight AM, an early morning start in the Northern capital of country, a city I'm in love with. For a while, fate hasn't been allowing me to plan a trip there for an episode… but against all…

January 28, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Tripoli

Stollen: A German Christmas Delicacy Meticulously Crafted in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries

December 19, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Stollen: A German Christmas Delicacy Meticulously Crafted in Lebanon

I've had ther chance to be the very forst to try those mouthwatering delicacies... Now is your turn. Stollen is a fruit cake containing dried fruit and marzipan and is typically covered with…

December 19, 2014

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 18, 2014

International Cuisine

Bar Tartine: A Heaven for Garlic and Onions Lovers

Here I am back at Bar Tartine, which recently opened in Dbayeh, for dinner. Last time I passed by it was for a casual, quick lunch, this time I was looking for the full dining experience. A nice…

December 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Some of the Finest Artisan Bakers in Lebanon

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

August 20, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Some of the Finest Artisan Bakers in Lebanon

Bread has always been the most basic and homely of foods. Yet what was once a daily tradition is rapidly becoming a luxury. We’re no longer happy with loaves in plastic bags. We now crave…

August 20, 2014 | Lebanon

Taste&Flavors: The Best of Artisan Bread in Lebanon

Bread & Bakeries

August 19, 2014

Bread & Bakeries

Taste&Flavors: The Best of Artisan Bread in Lebanon

Bread has always been the most basic and homely of foods. Yet what was once a daily tradition is rapidly becoming a luxury. We’re no longer happy with loaves in plastic bags. We now crave…

August 19, 2014 | Press

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Street Food | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 25, 2014

Street Food

Furn Beaino: Indeed, A Unique Lahme Beajine

Located in the heart of Sarba, I arrived at Furn Beaino at 7am. Yes this early. I have been aiming to come to this bakery for a while now especially that everyone around keeps recommending their…

July 25, 2014 | Jounieh

Boulangerie Paul: Baking French Quality Since 2002

Spotted Stories | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 10, 2014

Spotted Stories

Boulangerie Paul: Baking French Quality Since 2002

Who doesn't know Paul? This famous cafe that opened at the entrance of Gemmayze more than a decade ago. In 2002, a group of passionate entrepreneurs got the franchise, seeking to bring to…

July 10, 2014 | Beirut

Al Mandaloun: Dbayeh's New Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

Recommended | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2014

Recommended

Al Mandaloun: Dbayeh's New Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

If you are driving through the internal road of Dbayeh, you'll see an old house that has been retouched and fitted with the latest state of the art baking ovens, offering a fine selection of bread,…

June 06, 2014 | Reviews | Dbayeh

Cronutella: A Good Reason to Celebrate

News

May 14, 2014

News

Cronutella: A Good Reason to Celebrate

Dominique Ansel's Cronut has teamed up with Nutella. Is this a match made in heaven? The two gigantic brand names are celebrating their birthday. While the Cronut is one this month, Nutella…

May 14, 2014

Endulge in Some Guilt Free Kaak

Tasty Discoveries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Endulge in Some Guilt Free Kaak

Chayeb... I think many of you already know them or have heard about them - A bakery specialized in whole wheat bread and Kaak. Chayeb has been known to provide Lebanon, specialized products…

March 28, 2014 | Keserwan

Du Pain et des Idees: An Award Winning Bakery

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

March 11, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Du Pain et des Idees: An Award Winning Bakery

A simple image I got tagged into on Instagram made me want to discover this place. What is said to be one of the best bakeries in Paris for serving the best bread in the capital has won three awards…

March 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Bar Tartine to Open in ABC Achrafieh Soon

Shopping Mall | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 05, 2014

Shopping Mall

Bar Tartine to Open in ABC Achrafieh Soon

For those of you who enjoy the good food served at Bar Tartine, rejoice! A new branch will be opening at ABC Achrafieh Mall soon... Bar Tartine's first place is located on Mar Mikhael street, just…

March 05, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Achrafieh

Bakeries Redefined... Zaatar W Zeit's Stand Alone in Byblos

Breakfast & Coffee | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 02, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Bakeries Redefined... Zaatar W Zeit's Stand Alone in Byblos

After visiting Zaatar W Zeit Zalka with my family last week, I decided to give this place another try before drawing any conclusions. As a small recap, my last experience was unacceptable.  I…

January 02, 2014 | Manakish | Jbeil

Meringue Kisses in Your Breakfast for $15

Desserts & Sweets

December 11, 2013

Desserts & Sweets

Meringue Kisses in Your Breakfast for $15

The Creator Of The Cronut Has Released A Christmas Cereal that Costs $15 Without much ado, Dominique Ansel released his latest holiday offering: Christmas Morning Cereal packed with crunchy…

December 11, 2013 | News

Meet Afif: Ambaratouriyet el Lahme Beajin, Hrajel

Street Food | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 06, 2013

Street Food

Meet Afif: Ambaratouriyet el Lahme Beajin, Hrajel

There are so many places in Lebanon that offer amazingly delicious bites - some you know, some you'll get to know and some you'll remember. Starting a new series, "Discovering the Hidden Street Food…

November 06, 2013 | Keserwan

bi Bickfaya: Man2ouchet Abou Roland, Thin Like Paper, Crunchy Like Peanuts

Bread & Bakeries | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 05, 2013

Bread & Bakeries

bi Bickfaya: Man2ouchet Abou Roland, Thin Like Paper, Crunchy Like Peanuts

My journey around town continues and I am always on the look out to discover new tasty things found in different parts of our rich country. While shopping at Black Pepper in Rabieh I spotted a…

September 05, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Bickfaya

Lafayette Gourmet: Cap 3000's Delicatessen Address, Nice

French | France Europe

Europe

June 26, 2013

French

Lafayette Gourmet: Cap 3000's Delicatessen Address, Nice

As much as I like M&S Food, Lafayette Gourmet is even better. A fine and luxurious piece of heaven where one can go and spend hours satisfying their senses with colors and aromas. Different food…

June 26, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

Garantita: More than a Simple Tradition, but Algeria's History in a Sandwich

Street Food | Algeria Africa

Africa

May 28, 2013

Street Food

Garantita: More than a Simple Tradition, but Algeria's History in a Sandwich

It was out of the question to leave this city without trying and experiencing some of Algeria's real food. I wanted to know more about this country... and since the food I have tried in so called…

May 28, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Algeria

Tartine Bakery: New Aromas Take Over Mar Mikhael Street

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

Beirut

May 08, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Tartine Bakery: New Aromas Take Over Mar Mikhael Street

Walking along Mar Mikhael street, you can't but magically be driven towards the rich aromas coming out of a new modern bakery, Tartine Bakery. Hidden behind a tree, a huge window display is decorated…

May 08, 2013 | French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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