Nice au Cœur de Beyrouth: Gastronomique Façon Shisha Restaurant for 500$ at Le Bristol Beyrouth: Cheap, Bad Food and Low Quality Entertainement! A Disaster, A Scam!

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 29, 2019

French

Nice au Cœur de Beyrouth: Gastronomique Façon Shisha Restaurant for 500$ at Le Bristol Beyrouth: Cheap, Bad Food and Low Quality Entertainement! A Disaster, A Scam!

If the founders of Le Bristol were alive, he would have committed suicide... When you book a dinner for 110$ per person (Wine not included), and you read the description promising you…

September 29, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 17, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Tasty, Varied, Generous and Professional... Breakfast in Beirut! The Four Seasons Hotel

On the second floor of the Four Seasons Hotel is where mornings have another meaning. I've been here half a dozen times already simply to enjoy the pleasure of great food, amazing presentation, and…

September 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut Central District

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

Chocolate | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 09, 2019

Chocolate

Lebanon's Famous Chocolate Cake is a Must Try! Found at Chili's in Achrafieh

I love it so much that I visit Chili's only to enjoy this dessert!   The signature dessert of choice: A dessert to try at least once in a lifetime: Chili's molten chocolate cake. You…

September 09, 2019 | Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 24, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

One of the Best Falafel in Town; Tabbara Beirut!

Pure fava beans, no chickpeas, a little tiny addition of garlic you won't even feel: that's what makes Tabbara's falafel so special. Open since 1914, the shop produces unique sandwiches all the…

July 24, 2019 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 04, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

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

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

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2019

International Cuisine

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

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Grill&BBQ

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

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Fish & Seafood

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

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Italian

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

After decades of success, “Cafe Mondo” leaves its legacy to “Rossini Osteria and Caffe.” Upscale and renovated to cope with the century’s new decor trends, you will dine…

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2019

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Ana Beirut: Beautiful Setup and Good Lebanese Food in Antelias

Colorful, fresh and welcoming; Ana Beirut is much more than a restaurant; it's an experience... plants, wood, big screens, mirrors, and the show oven. Welcome to Ana Beirut, a cafe inspired by the…

May 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

French

Chef Michael from Washington Cooks at Bergerac Beirut

Invited for a charity dinner prepared by chef Micheal Lee Rafidi who came all the way from Washington, Bergerac has been transformed tonight into a group gathering where everyone was happy and…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

International Cuisine

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

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

Popular | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 06, 2019

Popular

Beirut Hop-On Hop-Off Tours Are On! Visit Lebanon this Summer

3 must-see hop-off attractions Arabs? Romans? Greeks? Crusaders? Beirut, one of the world’s oldest cities, has been home to them all and more. There’s no better way to discover the best…

May 06, 2019 | Travel | Beirut

City Sightseeing Is Finally Debuting in Beirut: Lebanon's Tourism Sector is Flourishing!

News

April 25, 2019

News

City Sightseeing Is Finally Debuting in Beirut: Lebanon's Tourism Sector is Flourishing!

It has been a habit for me to start my travel discoveries by taking a city tour in one of these red buses. World famous City-Sightseeing tour buses have always satisfied my curiosity and…

April 25, 2019 | Travel

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

HORECA Show 2019: Lebanon's Annual Hospitality and Foodservice Meeting

Events

March 26, 2019

Events

HORECA Show 2019: Lebanon's Annual Hospitality and Foodservice Meeting

Hospitality Services founded HORECA Lebanon in 1994 on the back of decades of experience in the industry. The annual trade fair has become an essential business meeting place for the hospitality,…

March 26, 2019 | News

Panel: Can Lebanese Agro-Food Processors Meet the Innovation Demands of Horeca

Events

March 26, 2019

Events

Panel: Can Lebanese Agro-Food Processors Meet the Innovation Demands of Horeca

REGISTER: The HoReCa sector is always in demand for new products and ingredients. This sector needs to serve the interest of their clientele and diet needs by the creation of new concepts and…

March 26, 2019 | News

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

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Asian/Chinese

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

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Asian/Chinese

P.F.Chang’s at the Bay: Good Food, Attentive Service

I haven’t been to Zaitounay bay for such a long time especially for lunch. Walking down and searching for a place to eat, I stopped at P.F.Chang’s, a brand I like. Being an accustomed…

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

News | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

News

Discover "La Residence des Pins" in Details: Home of the French Ambassador to Lebanon

The Pine Residence (Arabic: قصر الصنوبر‎, Qasr al-snawbar, literally "the palace of the Pines"), located in the Horsh district of Beirut, is the official residence of the French ambassador…

March 26, 2019 | Beirut

Walking Gemmayze: Look Up and Enjoy The Beautiful Old Street

Mechwar Videos | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Walking Gemmayze: Look Up and Enjoy The Beautiful Old Street

Rue Gouraud is a mixed residential and commercial street in Gemmayzeh, a neighborhood in the Rmeil district of Beirut in Lebanon. It is named after French General Henri Gouraud. Gemmayze, and…

March 22, 2019 | Travel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2019

French

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

Occupying the location of Ladurée on Wadi Abou Jamil in Beirut, Quartier Chic the latest Brasserie to open, owned and managed by Maroun Batal. Mr.Batal used to manage Cocteau for the last…

March 19, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Beirut Walking Tour

News

March 15, 2019

News

Beirut Walking Tour

Interested in exploring layered history by foot?  WalkBeirut offers the only extensive, in-depth walking tour of our capital. The tour narrates Beirut's rich and often troublesome…

March 15, 2019

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2019

International Cuisine

Back to Baron: Food is Good!

Back to this magical restaurant called Baron. I’ve been here not so long ago, leaving amazed and astonished by the food and ambiance. Casual, uncomplicated, simple yet gourmet and upscale;…

March 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Fish & Seafood | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 13, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Merou Seafood is Back! Stronger and Bigger in Mar Mikhael

Le Merou has been my favorite seafood address in Achrafieh on Sassine Square until they closed. After weeks of preparation, they moved to their new location in Mar Mikhael for a more significant and…

March 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Light food, very spicy and garlic free! I enjoyed my dinner. Colorful chairs, red table napkins, colorful lanterns coming down from the ceiling and a bar; Al Hindi is one of Lebanon’s only…

March 03, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

International Cuisine

Lunch at the Sage Parlour in Mar Mikhael

Inspired by broad North American, European, and Mediterranean influences, the parlor lives up to the quirky wisdom of its namesake with a flavourful menu that infuses morning cuisine with a…

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

International Cuisine

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

Centrale Restaurant-Bar, opened in August 2001 in an early 20th-century traditional house, after two years of renovation. The restaurant is located on the ground floor with an impressive wine…

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Liza Beirut: Part of CN Traveller World's Most Beautiful Restaurants

News

March 03, 2019

News

Liza Beirut: Part of CN Traveller World's Most Beautiful Restaurants

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RESTAURANTS IN THE WORLD We reveal the 26 most beautiful restaurants in the world – from a candlelit courtyard in Ibiza to a kitchen lost in the woods of Maine – which…

March 03, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Sunday Brunch on the Roof: Good Food, Positive Vibes and Happiness at Indigo

Hotels | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 25, 2019

Hotels

Sunday Brunch on the Roof: Good Food, Positive Vibes and Happiness at Indigo

Hello Sunday! When you wake up not knowing where to go and what to eat, head down to Le Gray in Beirut. I heard about their Sunday brunch but was not expecting it to be so generous and diversified!…

February 25, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut Central District

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast

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

Beirut

February 10, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Welcome Home; For a Memorable Sunday Sweet Breakfast

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

Fabrice Ducry Appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort, Lebanon

News

January 23, 2019

News

Fabrice Ducry Appointed as General Manager of Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort, Lebanon

Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort’s management is pleased to welcome Fabrice Ducry, Swiss national, as its hotel’s general manager. Ducry comes with over 20 years of experience,…

January 23, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Delivering Poke Bowls to Work: Aloha Poke

Asian/Chinese | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Delivering Poke Bowls to Work: Aloha Poke

Apparently, there’s a food district in Hamra called “The Food District” hosting Aloha Poke, Soul Food, Taco Diablos and City Wok. Craving a poke bowl, I ordered from Aloha…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

Asian/Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

The “YA” family has taken over Gemmayze transforming it into “Asia Town” a concept after the other, and they are all awesome!!!! Mitsu-Ya has one of the best Sushi in…

January 20, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

International Cuisine

Baron Beirut: It’s Magical, Simply Magical...

I feel sad that it didn’t happen to visit Baron before; confident to be good, Baron has no signboard and it’s hidden in the tiny streets of Mar Mikhael. Being the talk of the town for the…

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 17, 2019

Airports

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Unfortunately Salt is too expensive, that’s why having a meal here every time I travel is close to impossible; paying high rents, this upscale restaurant located after check-in, was obliged to…

January 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Burgers

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest risottos I’ve ever tasted... and today, accompanied by my friends, we…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

Delivery From "Meat the Fish": Gourmet, Healthy and Tasty

Fish & Seafood | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Fish & Seafood

Delivery From "Meat the Fish": Gourmet, Healthy and Tasty

When you have a bit of extra money to spare and want to enjoy gourmet food delivered to your doorstep; order from Meat the Fish. "Meat the Fish" is Lebanon’s supplier of fresh fish and meat,…

January 13, 2019 | Beirut

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

Asian/Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Ahi Poke: A Quick Healthy Lunch in Mar Mikhael

You know by now that I’m a fan of Poke! I love it how the rice is topped with fresh ingredients, ready to be mixed like a salad, or enjoyed the way you want them individually. On Mar Mikhael…

January 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

French

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now…

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

National Geographic Top 10 New Year’s Eve celebrations From Around the World: Lebanon Makes it on the List!

News

January 01, 2019

News

National Geographic Top 10 New Year’s Eve celebrations From Around the World: Lebanon Makes it on the List!

Chime in the New Year with festivities both large and small around the world on this intercontinental journey. Beirut, Lebanon Each New Year brings a promise of peace in the capital of…

January 01, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Ramen-Ya: Real Flavors of Asian Noodles in Beirut

Asian/Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 26, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Ramen-Ya: Real Flavors of Asian Noodles in Beirut

I’m a fan of Ramen, traveling the world for this bowl. After trying it in France, Dubai and New York, it was time to indulge in a hefty ramen bowl in Beirut. Let me tell you the story as it…

December 26, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum Opens in Beirut

News | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2018

News

Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum Opens in Beirut

Choco-Story, the middle east's first chocolate museum opens its doors in Beirut. Choco-Story, the chocolate museum, tells the story of the transformation of cocoa into chocolate and to promote…

December 24, 2018 | Travel | Hamra & Verdun

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

Burgers | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2018

Burgers

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

I've been here a dozen times or more and left satisfied and happy every single time. Back for the great food, the service, the generous plates, the colorful offerings and the guarantee of enjoying a…

December 24, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Serving breakfast “with a view,” The Mövenpick Beirut is one of the country’s five-star hotels located on the beautiful blue Mediterranean. Come early and grab one of the three…

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Ahlein LAT Lounge at Beirut International Airport: The First Pictures

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2018

Airports

Ahlein LAT Lounge at Beirut International Airport: The First Pictures

We have been used to having one big lounge in Beirut: "The Cedar Lounge" until two new lounges have opened. The Qatar Airways lounge and the state of the art, Ahlein LAT lounge. Check out the photos…

December 15, 2018 | Popular | Beirut

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

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

French

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

When I noticed that I last came here in 2015, it was time to visit again one of my favorite French Bistros in town. Guaranteed satisfaction for as long as I remember, Le Petit Gris is one of the few…

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

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

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

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