Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019 | Popular

I have been places... collecting happy moments and enjoying memorable experiences around the world. My journey…

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 11, 2019

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

Bread & Bakeries

January 11, 2019 | Reviews | Lebanon

A croissant is a buttery, flaky, viennoiserie pastry of Austrian origin, named for its historical crescent shape.…

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

Burgers | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

We Love BURGERS: 20 Best Choices to Choose From in Lebanon

Burgers

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all…

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2019

Sweet Lebanon: 44 of the Best Mouthwatering Desserts and Cravings

Desserts & Sweets

January 06, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Who doesn’t love desserts? Perfect pieces of mouthwatering indulgences… But where can you find the best of…

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2019

39 Best Breakfast Spots in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat

Breakfast & Coffee

January 04, 2019 | Manakish | Lebanon

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul…

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

New York: My Favorite 27 Eats of 2018

Popular

January 02, 2019 | Recommended | New York

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience…

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries

January 02, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each…

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

News | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

New York's Greatest Sweet Cravings of 2018: The Must-Try List

News

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably eight or nine times already in less than a…

My Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

My Top 15: New York’s Best Ice Cream You Must Try

Ice Cream & Gelato

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably nine times already in less than a year, and each…

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

Hotels

January 01, 2019

2018: My Favorite Hotel Discoveries this Year

Hotels

January 01, 2019 | Top 10 List

In 2018, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 121 different cities in 16…

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

New York's Sexiest Food Discoveries of 2018

Popular

January 01, 2019 | Recommended | New York

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience…

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Kotteri Ramen Naritake: Paris' Best Noodles and Sexiest Discovery

Asian/Chinese

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

My favorite Ramen to date for the experience, the welcoming and the taste! Photos speak for themselves... enter to…

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

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

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee

September 25, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Celebrating one year this October, Home Sweet Home is your home away from home in the heart of Mar Mikhael. It feels…

The World’s Best Hummus

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 01, 2018 | Popular | Antelias

It’s the world’s best Hummus by far! It’s the smoothest, softest, most tender and extremely flavorful…

The World’s 50 Best Beaches

News

December 01, 2017

The World’s 50 Best Beaches

News

December 01, 2017 | Travel

Welcome to the most definitive list of beaches ever assembled — a diverse collection of off-the-beaten-path…

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 01, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News

July 01, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil.…

Burgundy: The Best Restaurant in Beirut, Lebanon Deserves an International Award

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 26, 2017

Burgundy: The Best Restaurant in Beirut, Lebanon Deserves an International Award

French

June 26, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Sometimes, words are never enough to express the true intensity of a culinary experience. This is exactly how I felt…

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Lebanon

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major…

Dominique Ansel: How the Cronut King Conquered the Pastry World!

Desserts & Sweets

April 06, 2017

Dominique Ansel: How the Cronut King Conquered the Pastry World!

Desserts & Sweets

April 06, 2017 | News

While Dominique Ansel is globally famous for his genius invention of the Cronut – a literal and viral…

Breakfast at the St. Regis New York: The Best Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 28, 2017

Breakfast at the St. Regis New York: The Best Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee

January 28, 2017 | French | New York

When you walk into the St. Regis hotel, you understand the real meaning of luxury... You're transported into another…

Maialino New York: The Best Pancakes I've Ever Had!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

Maialino New York: The Best Pancakes I've Ever Had!

Breakfast & Coffee

January 27, 2017 | Italian | New York

Although I have had breakfast in several places during my trip to New York, Maialino is definitely different. It is a…

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

Hotels

October 22, 2016

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

Hotels

October 22, 2016 | Recommended

In 2016, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 20 different cities and…

28 Awesome Sandwiches: The Best in Lebanon!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

October 19, 2016

28 Awesome Sandwiches: The Best in Lebanon!

News

October 19, 2016 | Recommended | Lebanon

As we may have noticed, food around the world is following trends which we Lebanese are being influenced by. It was the…

Levain: The World's Best Cookie!

Chocolate | New York USA Americas

USA

August 30, 2016

Levain: The World's Best Cookie!

Chocolate

August 30, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

Third time at Levain, still impressed like if it was the first. What a place, what a cookie... The world's best cookies…

Beirut, Part of the World's Best Cities to Visit!

News

July 14, 2016

Beirut, Part of the World's Best Cities to Visit!

News

July 14, 2016 | Popular

From ancient capitals to modern metropolises, these are the cities you'll want to add to your bucket list. When…

Pierre Hermé: Best Pastry Chef for 2016

News

June 18, 2016

Pierre Hermé: Best Pastry Chef for 2016

News

June 18, 2016

The next time you plunge into one of Pierre Hermé's macarons, know that you're enjoying a delicious bite made by…

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 22, 2016

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular

May 22, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

Time passes so quickly that I almost forgot about officially launching 'Lebanon's Street Food Market' on the streets of…

2015: Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 15, 2016

2015: Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 15, 2016 | Recommended

They kind of vanished, Fine Dining restaurants in Lebanon. Few still survive and I love them. They deserve a visit…

2015: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 14, 2016

2015: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 14, 2016 | Recommended

Any dish served in Italian restaurant is simply. Pizzas, pastas and risottos, Italian cuisine is great. Voted for many…

2015: Best Sandwich in Lebanon

Recommended

February 10, 2016

2015: Best Sandwich in Lebanon

Recommended

February 10, 2016 | Sandwiches

Sandwiches and wraps are stepping up their game everywhere we go. What started ages ago as a portable food item or…

2015: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Recommended

February 09, 2016

2015: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Recommended

February 09, 2016 | Top 10 List

It’s a beautiful day out there… Let’s start enjoying it early with a delicious bite somewhere around…

2015's Most Read Articles on NoGarlicNoOnions

News

January 01, 2016

2015's Most Read Articles on NoGarlicNoOnions

News

January 01, 2016 | Top 10 List

With more than 2,000,000 page views on NoGarlicNoOnions this year, below are the 12 most read…

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 01, 2015

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News

December 01, 2015 | Popular | Lebanon

Back to the Past… Generations of Quality and Taste Places Your Dad Told You About It’s true when they…

MEAT IN LEBANON: THE ULTIMATE STEAK GUIDE FOR THE CARNIVORE IN YOU

Reviews | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 19, 2015

MEAT IN LEBANON: THE ULTIMATE STEAK GUIDE FOR THE CARNIVORE IN YOU

Reviews

November 19, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

Come with me to discover my favorite meat restaurants around the country for 2015: Au Bistrot De Michel Located in a…

10 Favorite Spots: Visiting New York, What and Where to Eat

Popular | New York USA Americas

USA

November 16, 2015

10 Favorite Spots: Visiting New York, What and Where to Eat

Popular

November 16, 2015 | Recommended | New York

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there twice already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip was a full…

La Sushi Mania Rattrape le Liban 18 Adresses Japonaises

Press | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

October 21, 2015

La Sushi Mania Rattrape le Liban 18 Adresses Japonaises

Press

October 21, 2015 | Lebanon

As published in Cuiz'in Magazine  

The Four Seasons Five Star Breakfast: Lebanon's Best

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 13, 2015

The Four Seasons Five Star Breakfast: Lebanon's Best

Breakfast & Coffee

September 13, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

When you plan to visit the best breakfast spot in Beirut, believe me you won't be getting much sleep the night before.…

Al Zahlawi Ice Cream, Douma

Ice Cream & Gelato | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 03, 2015

Al Zahlawi Ice Cream, Douma

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 03, 2015 | Recommended | North Lebanon

You would think that it would only take a few lines to describe an ice cream experience… But no matter what I…

J.Makhlouf Dora: The Sandwich King

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2015

J.Makhlouf Dora: The Sandwich King

Recommended

July 29, 2015 | Sandwiches | Beirut

It's called J.Makhlouf and it's located on Dora's inner road leading to Bourj Hammoud. On Armenia Street is a small…

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2015

Pate a Choux: Lebanon's Wondrous Croissants

Breakfast & Coffee

July 15, 2015 | Recommended | Antelias

During my adolescence, I remember dad taking me to a pastry shop all the way up in Broumana. Owned and run by Victor…

25 Favorite Breakfast Spots in Beirut

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 06, 2015

25 Favorite Breakfast Spots in Beirut

News

July 06, 2015 | Recommended | Lebanon

It’s a beautiful day out there… Let’s start enjoying it early with a delicious bite somewhere around…

Katz's: The Life Changing Pastrami

Grill&BBQ | New York USA Americas

USA

July 01, 2015

Katz's: The Life Changing Pastrami

Grill&BBQ

July 01, 2015 | Recommended | New York

They say it's a life changer, an experience not to be missed, a journey one should take, that you have to eat a Katz's…

The World’s Tastiest Sandwiches: Lebanon is on the List

News

May 14, 2015

The World’s Tastiest Sandwiches: Lebanon is on the List

News

May 14, 2015 | Popular

Just imagine a world without sandwiches.  Okay, sorry, that was cruel. It doesn’t bear thinking about. Fret…

Maamoul: A Selection from Around the Country

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 07, 2015

Maamoul: A Selection from Around the Country

News

April 07, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

Les Delices de B.B: My Favorite Maamoul this SeasonRound in shape, good in size with fresh aromas... I thought about…

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 27, 2015

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

News

March 27, 2015 | Recommended | Lebanon

It was the year of burgers in 2014 and the way things are going so far in 2015, sandwiches and wraps are stepping…

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2015

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

News

March 26, 2015 | Reviews | Lebanon

Lebanon's Best Restaurants: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants Eateries and Cafes I Like Bistros in…

2014: Best Bistros in Lebanon

News

February 25, 2015

2014: Best Bistros in Lebanon

News

February 25, 2015 | Top 10 List

  Chez Jean-Claude Bistro Français, BeirutOne of the best around. Few French bistros compare to Chez…

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

Chocolate

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

I didn't enjoy the chocolates back in Brugges, the first thing I intended to do when we arrived to Brussles was to…

2014: Best Sushi Restaurants in Lebanon

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 12, 2015

2014: Best Sushi Restaurants in Lebanon

News

January 12, 2015 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

Sushi Shack: Rabieh has a New Sushi Place... And it's GoodYesterday night, accompanied by four of our friends, we…

2014: Lebanon's Gourmet Burgers

Burgers | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 11, 2015

2014: Lebanon's Gourmet Burgers

Burgers

January 11, 2015 | News | Lebanon

Le Petit Gris: A Rich Selection of Fine Dining Creations Served in a brioche bun, The 180g meat sits perfectly…

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