2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

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California

January 07, 2019

Popular

2018: My Favorite Eats in San Francisco

I have been to San Francisco three times already, and each 5-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough sandwiches, cookies, burgers, Italian food and desserts to feel…

January 07, 2019 | Recommended | San Francisco

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Sonoma County

Academy Award-winning director Francis Ford Coppola adds his larger than lifestyle to his estate like compound near Geyserville, in the north end Sonoma County wine country. This playland, where…

October 28, 2018 | News | San Francisco

I'm Going to San Francisco! #LocalGuidesConnect

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June 16, 2018

News

I'm Going to San Francisco! #LocalGuidesConnect

For the second year in a row, I will be taking the flag of Lebanon to Google in San Francisco! #ConnectLive2018 All over the world, Local Guides help millions of people navigate the world on…

June 16, 2018

Delta Sky Club Business Lounge of San Francisco Airport

Airports | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 15, 2017

Airports

Delta Sky Club Business Lounge of San Francisco Airport

More of an upscale restaurant than a simple lounge, The Delta Sky Club is really impressive. Beautifully decorated, professionally managed and generously loaded, everything in here helps put you in a…

October 15, 2017 | Reviews | San Francisco

Ocean View Hotel, Santa Monica

Hotels | California USA Americas

USA

February 02, 2017

Hotels

Ocean View Hotel, Santa Monica

Ocean View Hotel is beautiful hotel located on Santa Monica's beach and known for its great location and superb view. Blue lights, a white classy finish and an in-house dedicated parking. Enter…

February 02, 2017 | Travel | California

Blue Daisy: Breakfast & Brunch in Santa Monica

Breakfast & Coffee | California USA Americas

USA

February 01, 2017

Breakfast & Coffee

Blue Daisy: Breakfast & Brunch in Santa Monica

Blue Daisy, located on the street that takes you to Santa Monica's famous pier, offers a selection of innovative food items starting from 8am. It is a pub-like restaurant with a terrace, some wooden…

February 01, 2017 | Restaurants | California

Huckleberry: A Rich American Breakfast in Santa Monica

Breakfast & Coffee | California USA Americas

USA

November 18, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Huckleberry: A Rich American Breakfast in Santa Monica

Huckleberry, located in Santa Monica, is where I'm having my second breakfast this morning, after leaving Bondi Harvest amazed, I wanted more. On the menu, displayed behind the counter, you can find…

November 18, 2016 | Restaurants | California

California Donut: A Wide Choice of Doughnuts 24 Hours a Day

Breakfast & Coffee | California USA Americas

USA

November 04, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

California Donut: A Wide Choice of Doughnuts 24 Hours a Day

Open 24 hours a day, California Donut is known place for their freshly baked donuts prepared by the hour.  The first thing you'll notice is their glass display of donuts in a grab and go…

November 04, 2016 | California

Sugarfish: An Umami Experience

Japanese & Sushi | California USA Americas

USA

October 22, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Sugarfish: An Umami Experience

One of California's most talked-about restaurants is located on Sunset Boulevard: Sugarfish. This sushi place, run by a family, is committed to quality and excellence. The place has a touch of style…

October 22, 2016 | Recommended | California

Sarku: Good Japanese Food in San Jose

Japanese & Sushi | California USA Americas

USA

October 20, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Sarku: Good Japanese Food in San Jose

It's a best seller at the mall down in San Jose and it is called Sarku, a Japanese restaurant that serves good, generous and tasty sushi. You can enjoy a selection of Japanese bites including…

October 20, 2016 | California

In-N-Out Burgers: California's Famous Diner is Deceiving

American | California USA Americas

USA

October 20, 2016

American

In-N-Out Burgers: California's Famous Diner is Deceiving

They say you can't come to California and not try In-N-Out. It's a family owned business that’s been around for a long time now with branches across the US. The place reminded me a lot like…

October 20, 2016 | Burgers | California

Bondi Harvest: A Great Place for Breakfast!

Breakfast & Coffee | California USA Americas

USA

October 19, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Bondi Harvest: A Great Place for Breakfast!

Bondi Harvest is a small place located off a highway. The reason I mention that it's not even on the highway is because you can’t imagine how many were waiting to enjoy their breakfast. When we…

October 19, 2016 | Recommended | California

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Chocolate

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

When there’s a line of thirty people waiting to eat some sweet, you'll know that the place is worth trying. On a calm street, where nothing usually happens, is a pastry shop or more of a bakery…

October 17, 2016 | Popular | San Francisco

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

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California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco has introduced the "California Croissant" a croissant stuffed with sushi. it's awesome and seems to be the new trend making waves. Mr. Holme's…

October 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

La Boulangerie San Francisco: The Reuben Sandwich!

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California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

La Boulangerie San Francisco: The Reuben Sandwich!

La Boulangerie is a French concept in San Francisco. It is a place inspired by the old French bakeries where wood is used all over, where art pieces are no other than pictures of food, where an open…

October 17, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

Burgers | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Burgers

Super Duper Burgers: Not My Kind of Burger Joint

While in San Francisco, I was walking by and came across this big place with an orange logo occupying the corner street. It was 3pm and the place was packed with people eating. I was intrigued to say…

October 17, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

California Pizza Kitchen Dubai: Bad Food!

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

October 17, 2016

American

California Pizza Kitchen Dubai: Bad Food!

After discovering California Pizza Kitchen for the first time in California I wanted to check how the franchise in the Middle East compares to it. California Pizza Kitchen in Dubai boasts the same…

October 17, 2016 | Pizza | Dubai

California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza and Flatbread

American | California USA Americas

USA

October 10, 2016

American

California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza and Flatbread

California Pizza Kitchen, known as CPK, is a casual dining restaurant chain that specializes in California-style pizza. This is a place I wanted to have on NoGarlicNoOnions. A yellow logo, some…

October 10, 2016 | Italian | California

Tartine: A Memorable Bakery!

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 10, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Tartine: A Memorable Bakery!

Occupying the corner street is a bakery with a black facade. Without a signboard at sight, you will spot Tartine from far as you see a long line of people just waiting to enjoy breakfast. A popular…

October 10, 2016 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Lobster Me in San Fransico: A Failure!

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California

October 07, 2016

Reviews

Lobster Me in San Fransico: A Failure!

It's 11am and I'm at Lobster Me to try their Lobster Roll. I was excited to try San Francisco's lobster roll and compare it to the ones I have tried in London and Lebanon. Buttered and toasted…

October 07, 2016 | Sandwiches | San Francisco

Joe's Pizza: Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria

Pizza | California USA Americas

USA

October 07, 2016

Pizza

Joe's Pizza: Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria

Joe's Pizza is Santa Monica's Ocean Drive Pizzeria. It's more like a neighborhood pizzeria that stays open after 10pm. In this small shop where walls are covered with white ceramic…

October 07, 2016 | Restaurants | California

Smitten: Nitrogen Ice Cream and Crunchy Waffles

Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 06, 2016

Desserts & Sweets

Smitten: Nitrogen Ice Cream and Crunchy Waffles

Smitten, in San Francisco, looks like a chemistry lab where nitrogen flows around the place in pipes, machines rolling and producing ice cream à la minute, actually a la minute and a half bit…

October 06, 2016 | Ice Cream & Gelato | San Francisco

Calico's Diner: Exceptional Pancakes!

American | Arizona USA Americas

USA

September 01, 2016

American

Calico's Diner: Exceptional Pancakes!

A diner, very dimmed and old, a customer sitting at the bar reading his newspaper, a baby crying in the background, a family coming from far discovering Arizona for the first time and here I…

September 01, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Arizona

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

Matsuri... And They Call That "Sushi" in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Matsuri... And They Call That "Sushi" in Paris

Over a year ago, a friend of mine living in Paris, invited me to Matsuri. Today, this place has become a very popular Japanese restaurant and is now available on every other street around the…

February 22, 2014 | Restaurants | Paris

Le Dépanneur: A Real American Diner in Paris

American | Paris France Europe

France

January 16, 2014

American

Le Dépanneur: A Real American Diner in Paris

It was Sunday and the restaurants my friends and I were planning to visit were closed. By pure coincidence on YELP, Jean came across a place called Le Depanneur, a beautiful concept that’s the…

January 16, 2014 | Burgers | Paris

Beverly Hills 9OH2O: The Champagne of Waters

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June 24, 2013

Spotted Stories

Beverly Hills 9OH2O: The Champagne of Waters

Inspired by the crafting of champagne and fine spirits, a team of fine dining experts, including the world’s foremost water sommelier Martin Riese, has created Beverly Hills 9OH2O, the…

June 24, 2013

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Japanese & Sushi | Paris France Europe

France

December 08, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Matsuri: The Sushi Conveyor Belt of the 16th District in Paris

Matsuri seems to be one of France's famous Japanese restaurants with more than 16 branches including different parts of Paris, Lyon, Reims and Saint-Etienne. In its Passy branch, Matsuri has a long…

December 08, 2012 | Restaurants | Paris

Restaurants That Created a Cultural Movement Through Food - NGNO Reviewed a Couple

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October 30, 2012

News

Restaurants That Created a Cultural Movement Through Food - NGNO Reviewed a Couple

Some of the most popular foods — like Asian noodles, gastropub fare, sushi, and locally grown produce —were relatively unknown only a generation ago. Here, we recognize, and recommend,…

October 30, 2012 | Travel

The Lafayette Hotel, San Diego

Hotels | California USA Americas

USA

March 12, 2012

Hotels

The Lafayette Hotel, San Diego

Stylish where it matters and affordable where it counts, The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows is more than just a place to stay and see…

March 12, 2012 | Reviews | California

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