Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA

USA

June 12, 2018

Buvette: New York’s Preferred Breakfast is on Top of the List

Breakfast & Coffee

June 12, 2018 | French | New York

Buvette is one of my favorite breakfast places; it’s where I got the highest number of views on google maps,…

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

Restaurants | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 03, 2018

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

Restaurants

June 03, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut Central District

A Gourmet Bistro bringing you “Almost French” cuisine with high-quality food to the heart of Saifi Village.…

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

French | New York USA

USA

April 01, 2018

Boucherie: French Culinary Art in New York

French

April 01, 2018 | Recommended | New York

Boucherie is a traditional French Brasserie an exact copy of the ones up in Montmartre transported into the fast…

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 22, 2017

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French

June 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

"Bistronomie Francaise" is its tag line - Zeralda is a bistro serving upscale French cuisine. It is nestled in the…

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 01, 2017

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French

February 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

When you feel like having a decent piece of meat on a Wednesday night; just pick up the phone and reserve at Couqley.…

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

French | France Europe

Europe

December 01, 2016

SAVY: Overrated and Expensive. Not really worth it.

French

December 01, 2016 | Restaurants | France

Facing the RTL studios building is SAVY, a typical French brasserie. When we arrived, a dozen people were smoking…

Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2016

Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French

November 29, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

One of Beirut's most popular restaurants is still going strong. My last experience there, almost 4 years ago, was…

Redeye Grill: The New York Brasserie

International Cuisine | New York USA

USA

July 23, 2016

Redeye Grill: The New York Brasserie

International Cuisine

July 23, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Redeye Grill is an updated classic American restaurant, it is the place I tried and enjoyed the innovative sushi…

Au Bistrot de Michel: Leaving Happy is Always Guaranteed

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 18, 2016

Au Bistrot de Michel: Leaving Happy is Always Guaranteed

French

March 18, 2016 | Recommended | Achrafieh

This is one place where enjoyment is always guaranteed, the kind of restaurant where surprises are not part of the…

Chez Jean-Claude: Between Bistro and Fine Dining

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2015

Chez Jean-Claude: Between Bistro and Fine Dining

French

November 29, 2015 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

I can't count how many times I wanted to visit Jean-Claude again. Over four years ago, before I started…

Au Bistro de Michel: My coup de Coeur

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 15, 2015

Au Bistro de Michel: My coup de Coeur

French

September 15, 2015 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Tonight I'm hungry, tonight I'm back to one of my Coup de Coeur restaurants, a place I've been to three…

Spoonteller: A Favorite Restaurant in Keserwan

French | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Spoonteller: A Favorite Restaurant in Keserwan

French

May 04, 2015 | International Cuisine | Keserwan

Spoonteller is this unusual eatery located on Kaslik's internal road surrounded by Down Town on one side and Olio on…

Pasta di Ferro: These Italian Plates are Missing some Life

Italian | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 04, 2015

Pasta di Ferro: These Italian Plates are Missing some Life

Italian

May 04, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut

Its on Mar Takla square, in the heart of Hazmieh and it’s called Pasta di Ferro. An Italian restaurant occupying…

Fred: A Casual and Chic French Bistro

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 02, 2015

Fred: A Casual and Chic French Bistro

French

April 02, 2015 | Recommended | Achrafieh

La Table D'Alfred, one of Lebanon's last remaining fine dining restaurants is now a more casual eatery and has…

Le Petit Gris: Known for its Joyful Ambiance and Good Food

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 14, 2015

Le Petit Gris: Known for its Joyful Ambiance and Good Food

French

March 14, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

When people ask me about my favorite French bistro in Lebanon, one of the Top three choices always on my mind is Le…

Lola Brussels: I Wouldn't Recommend it to my Friends

International Cuisine | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 21, 2015

Lola Brussels: I Wouldn't Recommend it to my Friends

International Cuisine

February 21, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

I've rarely seen a place that’s as pretentious as Lola... and it's all for nothing. A long restaurant with a…

Goutons Voir: Been Here, Done That But Still Loving It

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 03, 2015

Goutons Voir: Been Here, Done That But Still Loving It

French

February 03, 2015 | Italian | Dbayeh

As I walked in, a smile appeared on my face. More lights decorate Goutons Voir which makes it look brighter yet keeping…

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 19, 2014

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

Burgers

December 19, 2014 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

This month, a new place opened its doors, Acoté, which in French means "next to it". The new cafe which opened…

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 01, 2014

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

French

July 01, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The tent has been removed, the nylon covers have been wrapped up... Welcome the summer vibes of La Cour Saint…

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

International Cuisine | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 18, 2014

KissProof: One of Badaro's Hip Places

International Cuisine

June 18, 2014 | Recommended | Badaro

Everyone is talking about Badaro - a new district in Beirut that's booming with new restaurants and pubs. One such…

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 09, 2014

Dar... Books, Food and Positive Vibes

International Cuisine

June 09, 2014 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Positive vibes is what Dar Bistro is all about. A few words I can use to describe this place include fresh, soothing,…

Sandwiched: Delicious Diner Food and a Mouthwatering Chocolate Cake

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2014

Sandwiched: Delicious Diner Food and a Mouthwatering Chocolate Cake

American

May 12, 2014 | Burgers | Jounieh

I've been asked by my friends to come visit Sandwiched and here I am. What I thought to be a new sandwicheria has been…

Prune: Where Simplicity is Mastered to Perfection

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 11, 2014

Prune: Where Simplicity is Mastered to Perfection

French

May 11, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Coming back to Prune was a necessity... I've been hearing very positive feedback about Prune for a while, so reviewing…

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Michel: Tasty Food and Positive Vibes

French

April 26, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Back in October, I discovered Michel, a casual bistro nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, offering some fine dishes…

Artist: One Hell of a Bizarre Lunch... The Food was Superb

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 11, 2014

Artist: One Hell of a Bizarre Lunch... The Food was Superb

French

March 11, 2014 | International Cuisine | Achrafieh

Let's say that my lunch experience at Artist was one of the most bizarre - the good kind - to date... Stopping in front…

2013: Lebanon's Best Bistros and Brasseries

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 16, 2013

2013: Lebanon's Best Bistros and Brasseries

French

December 16, 2013 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013…

Prune: A Yummy French Cuisine... Like no Other

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 02, 2013

Prune: A Yummy French Cuisine... Like no Other

French

December 02, 2013 | Popular | Beirut

Lebanon is truly an amazing country and regardless of anything that goes on - the positive vibes prevails and a great…

Le Petit Gris: A Rich Selection of Fine Dining Creations

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 31, 2013

Le Petit Gris: A Rich Selection of Fine Dining Creations

French

October 31, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It has been a year already since my last visit to Le Petit Gris. One of the first restaurants to start the French…

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

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 21, 2013

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

French

October 21, 2013 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Don't you just miss having some decent, affordable and tasty French meal with no sophistication and pretension? I just…

A La Place St. Georges: Nothing to Write Home About

French | Paris France Europe

France

September 01, 2013

A La Place St. Georges: Nothing to Write Home About

French

September 01, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

A La Place St Georges is a French brasserie which I have recently tried. This is one of the few times where I set foot…

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French | Paris France Europe

France

August 15, 2013

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French

August 15, 2013 | Restaurants | Paris

Around the 9th district where I've been spending the week in Paris, facing the Trinity church is Le Brigadier, a…

Goutons Voir: Simple Setting, Tasty Food, Premium Meat

Restaurants | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 06, 2013

Goutons Voir: Simple Setting, Tasty Food, Premium Meat

Restaurants

August 06, 2013 | Reviews | Dbayeh

I like this place, and after tonight's visit I like it more - more so the food. I believe that with some minor changes,…

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

French | France Europe

Europe

July 08, 2013

Lunch at the Famous Cafe De Paris, Monte Carlo

French

July 08, 2013 | International Cuisine | France

You cannot come to Monaco without stopping by the legendary Cafe de Paris. The Brasserie at the Café de Paris…

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 25, 2013

Couqley Bistro: Now in Dbayeh

French

May 25, 2013 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Just a few days ago I mentioned the news that Amarres's closing at Zaytounay Bay which coincides with the opening of…

2012: Best French Restaurants in Lebanon

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 17, 2013

2012: Best French Restaurants in Lebanon

French

February 17, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

2012 was the year of French Bistros. A trend nowadays in Lebanon with many restaurants opening every month. The best…

Visiting Paris: Christmas Season 2012

Travel | Paris France Europe

France

December 19, 2012

Visiting Paris: Christmas Season 2012

Travel

December 19, 2012 | Paris

La Brasserie Gaîté: Unique French Crepes La Brasserie Gaîté, located just a few steps away…

Goutons Voir Dbayeh: A Perfect Mix of French Flair

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 08, 2012

Goutons Voir Dbayeh: A Perfect Mix of French Flair

French

December 08, 2012 | Recommended | Dbayeh

The last time I visited Goutons Voir was earlier this year at its Achrafieh branch, just when the trend of French…

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 111: Beirut Central District

News

July 30, 2012

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 111: Beirut Central District

News

July 30, 2012

At the heart of Lebanon’s capital, Beirut Central District (BCD) is an area thousands of years old, traditionally…

Le Petit Gris, French Bistro, Gemmayze

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 28, 2012

Le Petit Gris, French Bistro, Gemmayze

French

June 28, 2012 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Tucked in the heart of busy Gemmayze, Le Petit Gris, a small French bistro owned by Makram Rabbat, Gilles…

America’s Number One China Bistro Opens in Lebanon

News

May 07, 2012

America’s Number One China Bistro Opens in Lebanon

News

May 07, 2012

The popular P.F. Chang’s China Bistro restaurant opened its first location in LebanonatABCAchrafieh (Level 3),…

Goutons Voir, Bistro du Coin, Achrafieh

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 01, 2012

Goutons Voir, Bistro du Coin, Achrafieh

French

March 01, 2012 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Goutons Voir is what they call the Bistro du coin. A Parisian like street restaurant which you walk in for a quick…

Chez Jean-Claude Bistro Français, Beirut

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 26, 2012

Chez Jean-Claude Bistro Français, Beirut

French

February 26, 2012 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

One of the best around. Few French bistros compare to Chez Jean-Claude, it suits all types of get-togethers and offers…

Bistro Den Huzaar Bruges, Belgium

French | Bruges Belgium Europe

Belgium

February 25, 2012

Bistro Den Huzaar Bruges, Belgium

French

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Bruges

Best bistro, great food, perfect traditional atmosphere … You won’t be disappointed by this delicious…

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