Breakfast at Paul in Downtown Beirut: Good Food, Bad Service

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 14, 2018

Breakfast at Paul in Downtown Beirut: Good Food, Bad Service

French

January 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Probably the worst service ever; slow waiters running all over the place, dirty tables and an unprofessional attitude…

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

International Cuisine | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 10, 2018

Downtown: A Neighborhood Restaurant Since 1986

International Cuisine

January 10, 2018 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Celebrating decades of the same food and the same waiters, Downtown is your neighborhood restaurant where tradition is…

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2017

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

Grill&BBQ

February 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

From the same people who brought us, "Meat the Fish", comes "Skirt”… Two long tables, a bar and an open…

Bayrut Street Food: A New Restaurant, A New Concept, Good Hummus

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 01, 2016

Bayrut Street Food: A New Restaurant, A New Concept, Good Hummus

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

October 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

You've surely noticed this black signboard dressing the building at the entrance of Gemmayze, marketing a new…

People Restaurant at Aishti Downtown

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 14, 2016

People Restaurant at Aishti Downtown

International Cuisine

July 14, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Quite a few people know and enjoy People - the restaurant within one of Lebanon's biggest department stores - Aishti.…

Fete de La Musique: Music, Fun and Street Food

Events

June 19, 2016

Fete de La Musique: Music, Fun and Street Food

Events

June 19, 2016

We know what you're doing on Tuesday evening. A proper sunset kind of fun will only be enjoyed at Souk el Akel's Fete…

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 18, 2016

Deli.co: A World of Delicatessen in Beirut

International Cuisine

May 18, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

There's a new .co concept in town... Related to Brgr.co and Pzza.co; Deli.co serves delicious sandwiches never…

Check-In and Discover The Neighborhood: Le Gray's Concierge Visits Souk el Akel

Press | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 03, 2016

Check-In and Discover The Neighborhood: Le Gray's Concierge Visits Souk el Akel

Press

May 03, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Beirut

What's beyond one of Beirut's most famous hotels beautiful facade? Le Gray's Concierge visits the neighborhood…

Concerts Happening in Beirut on International Jazz Day 2016

Events

April 25, 2016

Concerts Happening in Beirut on International Jazz Day 2016

Events

April 25, 2016 | Souk el Akel

In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated…

Souk el Akel & The Beirut International Jazz Day 2016

Events

April 23, 2016

Souk el Akel & The Beirut International Jazz Day 2016

Events

April 23, 2016 | Souk el Akel

A weekend to remember: Saturday 30th, Sunday 1st of May Downtown Beirut Souk el…

The Orgasmic Details of Street Food: Souk el Akel

Events | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 24, 2016

The Orgasmic Details of Street Food: Souk el Akel

Events

February 24, 2016 | Street Food | Beirut Central District

Souk El Akel | Lebanon’s Street Food MarketDIVERSITY | CREATIVITY | TRADITIONThis Thursday and Every Thursday;…

La Petite Maison Beirut Is Back Fresher and Bigger

News

February 22, 2016

La Petite Maison Beirut Is Back Fresher and Bigger

News

February 22, 2016

My favorite restaurant is back in town... La Petite Maison has seen the light once again in Lebanon and this time…

Breakfast in Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2015

Breakfast in Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

November 24, 2015 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

It's in Beirut, the heart of Lebanon which hasn't been beating much lately. A calm area with two coffee shops, of which…

Souk El Akel: A Food Fiesta Uniting Us All

News | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 25, 2015

Souk El Akel: A Food Fiesta Uniting Us All

News

June 25, 2015 | Popular | Beirut Central District

One always hopes for the best in all they do... but what Lebanon witnessed unitl now made my heart grow, gave me…

A Coming Together... The Revival of Downtown Beirut

Events | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 07, 2015

A Coming Together... The Revival of Downtown Beirut

Events

May 07, 2015 | News | Beirut Central District

Following the great success of our first Souk El Akel, we're going to be hosting one every Thursday in Downtown. Come,…

Souk El Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market

News

April 21, 2015

Souk El Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market

News

April 21, 2015 | Souk el Akel

Souk El Akel is a Food Celebration showcasing Lebanon’s vibrant culinary world of foods including Lebanese,…

Suz: A Calm Coffee Bar in Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2015

Suz: A Calm Coffee Bar in Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

March 22, 2015 | Spotted Stories | Beirut Central District

If you’re looking for an interesting place to have some good food -they say- and some coffee then I think…

Balthus: A Reference Point, If I May Say

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 27, 2014

Balthus: A Reference Point, If I May Say

French

November 27, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

Welcome to the world of luxury, welcome to the world of Balthus, one of the few premium dining restaurants still…

Gordon's: Prime Beef Burger Followed by Premium Pain Perdu

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 01, 2014

Gordon's: Prime Beef Burger Followed by Premium Pain Perdu

Tasty Discoveries

August 01, 2014 | Beirut

I went to Gordon’s Cafe with an aim in mind. I wasn't there for a complete review, but I wanted to try their…

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 25, 2014

Downtown: Old, Faithful and New Look

International Cuisine

June 25, 2014 | Recommended | Jounieh

There are places that I visit on a monthly basis, experiencing the same pleasure I had when they first opened and…

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

News

February 21, 2014

Cinemacity Beirut Souks, Now Open

News

February 21, 2014 | Popular

Solidere is proud to have accomplished the cinema complex, Beirut Souks Cinemacity, which will play a major role in the…

Back to SÔ for Fine Sushi on the Conveyor Belt

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 28, 2014

Back to SÔ for Fine Sushi on the Conveyor Belt

Japanese & Sushi

January 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Planning a sushi night-out with my wife on a calm Sunday night, we headed down to Beirut. We were looking for a nice…

2013: Restaurants and Cafes I Totally Enjoy Every Now and Then

Restaurants | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 31, 2013

2013: Restaurants and Cafes I Totally Enjoy Every Now and Then

Restaurants

December 31, 2013 | Top 10 List | Lebanon

Some places are just special. Going to them every once in a while put a smile on my face, be it an original local…

Spending a Day with My Little One: Is Lebanon Kids Friendly?

Restaurants | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 31, 2013

Spending a Day with My Little One: Is Lebanon Kids Friendly?

Restaurants

December 31, 2013 | Reviews | Mount Lebanon

While my kids grow older searching for places to take them has been a primordial thing every weekend. Where do we take…

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine

November 05, 2013 | Italian | Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality…

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 14, 2013

Downtown: A Place to Order Everything Except Sushi

International Cuisine

June 14, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

Downtown in Jounieh has been around for many years.  It’s a weekly address for many people who come to enjoy…

2012: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

February 17, 2013

2012: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee

February 17, 2013 | News | Lebanon

Lebanon boasts a number of restaurants some of which welcome guests in the early hours of the morning to enjoy a…

Downtown Kaslik: Just One Little Detail Needs Fixing

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 10, 2013

Downtown Kaslik: Just One Little Detail Needs Fixing

International Cuisine

January 10, 2013 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

Downtown...Just one little detail can make this restaurant perfect. Downtown is one of the oldest restaurants in…

2012: The Year's Greatest Hotel Stays

Popular

January 07, 2013

2012: The Year's Greatest Hotel Stays

Popular

January 07, 2013 | Top 10 List

In 2012, I was lucky enough to travel a lot, discovering 26 different cities and checking into more than 50 hotels…

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…

Downtown Kaslik, Serving the Same Quality for the Past Decade

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

July 30, 2012

Downtown Kaslik, Serving the Same Quality for the Past Decade

International Cuisine

July 30, 2012 | Restaurants | Jounieh

I've already expressed my appreciation for this-one of its kind- restaurant which has been around for years! The…

The Gordon's Cafe, The Door To Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 27, 2012

The Gordon's Cafe, The Door To Downtown Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

June 27, 2012 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Mmmmmm, Simply perfect: More than a restaurant, better than a cafe...     Chic, trendy,…

The Downtown Restaurant Kaslik: A Success Story!

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 24, 2012

The Downtown Restaurant Kaslik: A Success Story!

International Cuisine

June 24, 2012 | Italian | Jounieh

Well, how can I resume a huge success story in a few paragraphs? Haven't we all been at some point to Down Town…

Cocteau Beirut: Shockingly Rude and Unprofessional Waiters

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 13, 2012

Cocteau Beirut: Shockingly Rude and Unprofessional Waiters

French

June 13, 2012 | Restaurants | Beirut

Sometimes, I truly believe "if it's not broken, why fix it?" This is the problem we have in most places in this…

Le Gray Hotel, Downtown Beirut

Hotels | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 26, 2012

Le Gray Hotel, Downtown Beirut

Hotels

February 26, 2012 | Reviews | Beirut

The best in Lebanon... Part of the CAMPBELL GRAY group, and in couple of words, Le Gray Beirut is not a five star,…

L'Avenue du Parc Restaurant, Beirut

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 25, 2012

L'Avenue du Parc Restaurant, Beirut

French

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Beirut

This French place is definitely worth trying out. L'Avenue du Parc, situated in the heart of downtown Beirut, is one…

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