Lebanon's "M de Noir" Makes the News Once Again

Chocolate

November 12, 2018

Lebanon's "M de Noir" Makes the News Once Again

Chocolate

November 12, 2018 | News

After the 2014 award at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, a first in the Middle East chocolate arena, Maya Maalouf Kanaan…

The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

The World’s Best Cookie is Found in New York

Breakfast & Coffee

April 10, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

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

Chapon: The Mouthwatering Mousse au Chocolat

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

September 24, 2017

Chapon: The Mouthwatering Mousse au Chocolat

Chocolate

September 24, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

What do you get if you cross Patrice Chapon’s talents as an ice cream maker with his love of chocolate? The…

Celebrate Chocolate Today! and Probably Everyday...

Chocolate

July 07, 2017

Celebrate Chocolate Today! and Probably Everyday...

Chocolate

July 07, 2017 | News

World Chocolate Day, sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an observance that occurs globally…

Tasali Ramadan: Chocolate Specials by Patchi

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 15, 2017

Tasali Ramadan: Chocolate Specials by Patchi

Chocolate

June 15, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Every year I pay a sweet visit to Patchi, our Lebanese chocolate ambassador to the world. Even one piece of delicious…

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets

February 14, 2017 | French | Metn

When I heard Crepico is moving from its famous location on Zalka's highway, I didn't understand how they could…

Boost Your Productivity at Work with these Snacks

News

January 09, 2017

Boost Your Productivity at Work with these Snacks

News

January 09, 2017

It's hard enough going back to work after the holidays, especially in this cold rainy weather... We need something to…

Patrick Roger: The Master Chocolate Creator!

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

April 19, 2016

Patrick Roger: The Master Chocolate Creator!

Chocolate

April 19, 2016 | Recommended | Paris

To date I had one Coup de Coeur, in my opinion the best chocolatier the world has ever seen, Pierre Marcolini, the king…

Dark Terre Easter Egg - Limited Edition

Spotted Stories

March 15, 2016

Dark Terre Easter Egg - Limited Edition

Spotted Stories

March 15, 2016

This dark terre egg by Benjamin Chocolatier is inspired by mother nature and uses a single origin fairer than fair…

M de Noir is Full of Tasty Discoveries

Recommended

February 19, 2016

M de Noir is Full of Tasty Discoveries

Recommended

February 19, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

Ok so now you know my love for this chocolate shop called “M de Noir” full of surprises and discoveries.…

Kinder Bueno Dark is Back

News

February 19, 2016

Kinder Bueno Dark is Back

News

February 19, 2016

Following a successful appearance last year, Kinder Bueno Dark is returning to shelves this spring. The product…

Rue Chocolat: A Mouthwatering Chocolate

Chocolate

February 17, 2016

Rue Chocolat: A Mouthwatering Chocolate

Chocolate

February 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

It's a box, that's your first impression before laying your eyes on the content. A carton-like box, it opens like a…

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

Breakfast & Coffee | Romania Europe

Europe

February 05, 2016

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

Breakfast & Coffee

February 05, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | Romania

It's called Chocolat and apparently serves everything in between from breakfast to dinner. One of the popular…

Dark Sugars Cocoa House: It's About One Unique Chocolate Shop

Chocolate | London UK Europe

UK

February 04, 2016

Dark Sugars Cocoa House: It's About One Unique Chocolate Shop

Chocolate

February 04, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | London

It's the music that grabs you in, the hundreds of flavors and the dozens of bowls, the generosity and unique feel of…

Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

Chocolate

December 24, 2015

Pairing Different Types Of Chocolate With Food

Chocolate

December 24, 2015 | News

Swissotel.com shows you how to pair chocolate with food. Sounds good? Produced by Swissotel Hotels & Resorts

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

Recommended | New York USA Americas

USA

November 10, 2015

Levain Bakery: The World's Finest Cookies in New York

Recommended

November 10, 2015 | Reviews | New York

I woke up early on a beautiful cold day and headed straight to Levain, the most popular bakery in New York, a place…

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

News

November 08, 2015

Swap One Food to Another - Will Help You Shed Some Weight

News

November 08, 2015

If you're looking to lose some weight before Christmas follow this infographic by Get Slimmer Guide which will show you…

London Brick... Tom Dixon and Chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini

Chocolate

August 27, 2015

London Brick... Tom Dixon and Chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini

Chocolate

August 27, 2015 | News

Tom Dixon has teamed up with chocolatier Maison Pierre Marcolini to create an exclusive set of “London…

Premium Chocolates from Magnum to Launch Soon

Chocolate

August 03, 2015

Premium Chocolates from Magnum to Launch Soon

Chocolate

August 03, 2015 | News

Unilever UK has teamed up with Kinnerton Confectionery to introduce a new range of premium Magnum chocolate. The…

Max Brenner: A Chocolate Shop on Broadway

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

July 08, 2015

Max Brenner: A Chocolate Shop on Broadway

Breakfast & Coffee

July 08, 2015 | Chocolate | New York

From the outside, it looks like a normal chocolate shop, but open the door and be amazed, enter Willy Wonka's secret…

Let's Play With Chocolate

Chocolate

May 29, 2015

Let's Play With Chocolate

Chocolate

May 29, 2015 | Spotted Stories

I think it would be hard to find anyone out there who dislikes chocolate.... And I believe that games and puzzle is…

Easter Eggs from M de Noir: An Orgasm with Every Bite

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 05, 2015

Easter Eggs from M de Noir: An Orgasm with Every Bite

Tasty Discoveries

April 05, 2015 | Metn

Why do I always write about the same chocolate store again and again? You may be thinking that I know the owner or…

The Making of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Chocolate

April 02, 2015

The Making of Chocolate Easter Eggs

Chocolate

April 02, 2015 | News

I met Pierre Abi Haila while visiting Sydney's last year, a young chef with a passion for the world of pastry and…

Typographic Chocolate Celebrates Letterforms

Chocolate

March 09, 2015

Typographic Chocolate Celebrates Letterforms

Chocolate

March 09, 2015 | Spotted Stories

Check out these intricately designed chocolate bars featuring edible typography designed by students from the…

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 19, 2015

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

Chocolate

February 19, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Continuing the search for some good chocolate in Bruges, we stopped at Depla. Depla is the classiest of all in the…

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Chocolate

February 17, 2015

Bite-sized Decadence: The Most Expensive Chocolate Truffle Out There

Chocolate

February 17, 2015 | News

Valentine's may be over, but let's ponder over this for a second... La Madeline au Truffle – the world's…

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 17, 2015

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

Chocolate

February 17, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

After a bad impression at Dumon, I went searching for the Chocolate Line which I found a few meters from the first…

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…

Grab the ‘World’s Most Beautiful’ Chocolates

Chocolate

January 22, 2015

Grab the ‘World’s Most Beautiful’ Chocolates

Chocolate

January 22, 2015 | News

Recently awarded “Designer of the Year" of Maison & Objet 2015, Japanese design firm, Nendo, always surprise…

M de Noir: The Chocolate Master Hits Again

Chocolate | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 08, 2015

M de Noir: The Chocolate Master Hits Again

Chocolate

January 08, 2015 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

The chocolate master hits again and this time with something new and unique which promises to amaze the market.…

Patchi's 40th Anniversary Limited Edition: All Proceeds will be Donated to Nawaya

News

January 07, 2015

Patchi's 40th Anniversary Limited Edition: All Proceeds will be Donated to Nawaya

News

January 07, 2015

Double the Celebration: Patchi launches limited edition 40th anniversary chocolate box while giving back to the…

Gourmet Chocolate Chili Pizza

Chocolate

January 04, 2015

Gourmet Chocolate Chili Pizza

Chocolate

January 04, 2015 | Spotted Stories

The Chilli Chocolate Pizza might not look like your normal pizza but it tastes just as good, if not better. This…

Galler: The Chocolate Coffee Shop

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 01, 2015

Galler: The Chocolate Coffee Shop

Breakfast & Coffee

January 01, 2015 | Chocolate | Antelias

Touring around the country's best chocolate shops, Galler was one of the places that left an impression on me. The…

Chocolate: A Universal Indulgence… Chocolate Artisans in Lebanon

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 30, 2014

Chocolate: A Universal Indulgence… Chocolate Artisans in Lebanon

Chocolate

December 30, 2014 | Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

We are Lebanon, we represent innovation, we are where the alphabet started and with it the technology that made…

Don Baker: A Dark Chocolate Crepe with Hints of Perfection (Discontinued)

Chocolate | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 22, 2014

Don Baker: A Dark Chocolate Crepe with Hints of Perfection (Discontinued)

Chocolate

December 22, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Badaro

Remember the fine crepe I discovered in July? This dark chocolate crepe (Chocorange), a blend of 100% Callebaut…

Dulce n' Banana: Orgasmic Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 19, 2014

Dulce n' Banana: Orgasmic Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate

December 19, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

The same feeling comes along every time I receive something new to taste: What should I expect? Will it be good? How…

M de Noir: A Local Chocolate with High, International Standards

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 11, 2014

M de Noir: A Local Chocolate with High, International Standards

Chocolate

December 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

I remember receiving a box from M de Noir last year and I’ve often remembered that wonderful gift. My family and…

Desir Noir: Specialists in Dark Chocolate

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 10, 2014

Desir Noir: Specialists in Dark Chocolate

Chocolate

December 10, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Walking the isles of Salon du Chocolat 2014, I discovered Desir Noir... There are two special things about Desir Noir:…

Patchi: Tasting a Lebanese Chocolate Sold All Over the World

Chocolate | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 08, 2014

Patchi: Tasting a Lebanese Chocolate Sold All Over the World

Chocolate

December 08, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

After last year’s chocolate tasting I was invited to sample Patchi’s latest offerings. I am a big fan…

Espresso Served in Mini Dark Chocolate-Dipped Waffle Cone

Chocolate

September 17, 2014

Espresso Served in Mini Dark Chocolate-Dipped Waffle Cone

Chocolate

September 17, 2014 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Lately we have seen a number of some food mash-ups, inlcuding the likes of cronuts and cookie-and-milk shooters, but…

Dubai's Luxury Chocolates Delice Opens Now in Harrods

Chocolate

July 20, 2014

Dubai's Luxury Chocolates Delice Opens Now in Harrods

Chocolate

July 20, 2014 | News

Dubai based luxury chocolate and confectionery brand Delice, just launched at the most exclusive Chocolate Room in the…

Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter at The Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

Chocolate

April 17, 2014

Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter at The Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah

Chocolate

April 17, 2014 | News

The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has created an Enchanted Chocolate Wonderland for Easter with green rolling hills,…

Maison Du Chocolat Bunny 'Easter Atelier' Costs $1200

News

April 13, 2014

Maison Du Chocolat Bunny 'Easter Atelier' Costs $1200

News

April 13, 2014

To celebrate Easter 2014, Nicolas Cloiseau, Master Chef of La Maison du Chocolat has crafted a magical chocolate…

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

News

March 08, 2014

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

News

March 08, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton hotel has created a signature dessert that will become the edible symbol of the brand around the…

Dunkin' Donuts Celebrates Valentines the Chocolate Way

Chocolate | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 11, 2014

Dunkin' Donuts Celebrates Valentines the Chocolate Way

Chocolate

February 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

For Valentines, Dunkin' Donuts introduced a few new items into their menu to celebrate the love season. "The Chocolate…

Cioccorosso: Dark Chocolate Espresso with Red Fruit Notes

Tasty Discoveries

November 25, 2013

Cioccorosso: Dark Chocolate Espresso with Red Fruit Notes

Tasty Discoveries

November 25, 2013

Nespresso has launched a new flavor, the Cioccorosso, that's a mix of dark chocolate and red fruits in a capsule.…

Who, What, Why: Does the Shape of Chocolate Change its Taste?

News

September 30, 2013

Who, What, Why: Does the Shape of Chocolate Change its Taste?

News

September 30, 2013

Cadbury Dairy Milk recently changed the shape of it's favorite chocolate bar... and all hell rose by the chocolate…

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

Spotted Stories

August 23, 2013

25 Ridiculously Healthy Foods: Pile your Plate with these Nutrition Superstars

Spotted Stories

August 23, 2013

The following healthy power foods can claim big bragging rights: They can fend off serious diseases like diabetes,…

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…

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

Recommended | Paris France Europe

France

June 12, 2013

Crêperie Genia: A Little Piece of Heaven on St. Michel, Paris

Recommended

June 12, 2013 | Street Food | Paris

In 2009, I came to Paris to continue my education, where I spent more than two weeks in the area of St. Michel,…

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