Batal Street food: Tasty and Affordable Quick Eats in Ballouneh

Restaurants | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 06, 2019

Restaurants

Batal Street food: Tasty and Affordable Quick Eats in Ballouneh

Google led me to Batal, a street food restaurant on the Ballouneh highway. Amazing and mouthwatering photos you want to try! I was excited to see double patties and double cheese, submarine…

March 06, 2019 | Reviews | Keserwan

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Recommended | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 06, 2019

Recommended

Boutata: Excellent, It’s Simply Excellent! The Fries and Potato Experts

Welcome to the kingdom of fries and potatoes. Yellow is the color; positivity is the mood. Boutata is the heaven of "Batata" prepared in different unconventional ways. Following the account on…

March 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Recommended

BoulMich: Submarine and Burgers of my Childhood

Flavors of my childhood... the only fast food available back in the nineties, where we used to come for a homey burger, a Lebanese style hotdog, and the Lebanese famous big-sized submarine sandwich.…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

December 31, 2018

American

Juicy Grill: A Franchise from Athens to Beirut

With a restaurant in Athens and now another in Jounieh, Juicy Grill is a franchise claiming to have the best burger in town; so let’s try the food! Facing college central in Jounieh’s old…

December 31, 2018 | Burgers | Jounieh

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

American | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 11, 2018

American

East Village Badaro: Where Food is Outstanding, A Memorable Experience

For a late lunch or let’s say an early dinner in Beirut I chose East Village who turned out to open from noon to midnight. Known to have one of the country’s best, East Village promises a…

December 11, 2018 | International Cuisine | Badaro

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

American | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2018

American

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s is today the only American diner of the kind available in Lebanon after the…

November 24, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

La Brigade: The Street Food Meat Place in Paris

Grill&BBQ | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2018

Grill&BBQ

La Brigade: The Street Food Meat Place in Paris

A street food for meat lovers, La Brigade a newbie in the French capital proposes several kinds of beef served in a carton box. Fries, a salad and sauce, enjoy a casual meal on the go. Decorated like…

October 15, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Burgers

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

For a concept that has been created for a year or so and having six locations around Paris; that’s a success. After reading about L’artisan Du Burger’s first franchise in Dubai, I…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

American

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

In the middle of nowhere, in the heart of a village called Johnson, the village diner is a house occupying the corner of a street. It’s where radio plays in the background, where the clientele…

August 05, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

American | New York USA Americas

USA

June 12, 2018

American

PJ Clarke’s: Relive History at a Restaurant in New York Where Food is Outstanding

They say that you can’t visit New York and not experience the authenticity and history at “PJ Clarke’s”. A restaurant from the last century, the place still feels and looks…

June 12, 2018 | Recommended | New York

SALT: Dubai’s Famous Burger is a Must Try

Burgers | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Burgers

SALT: Dubai’s Famous Burger is a Must Try

They say you can’t visit Dubai without having a burger at SALT! SALT is Dubai’s favorite burger as claimed by many, famous for a couple of years now. Located on Jumeirah public beach,…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Le Relais de L’Entrecote Paris: It's An Experience

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 14, 2017

French

Le Relais de L’Entrecote Paris: It's An Experience

What’s the reason behind such popularity? What makes us still wait in line despite the tremendous competition that has closely managed to reproduce that sauce? With a temperature of around 10…

November 14, 2017 | Recommended | Paris

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2017

French

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

I've been here twice in one week, the first for a dinner with the family and the second for a late lunch on the couch. Enjoying the vibes of a vibrant Beirut during business hours, I nibbled on some…

August 21, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut

Something Everyone Adores... Celebrate International Fries Day

News

July 13, 2017

News

Something Everyone Adores... Celebrate International Fries Day

Whether you call them ‘French Fries’, ‘Chips’, Finger Chips, or French-Fried Potatoes, this delicious treat is loved around the world, and French Fries day celebrates them.Not…

July 13, 2017

McDonald’s Reveals Fry-Fork Hybrid

News

May 07, 2017

News

McDonald’s Reveals Fry-Fork Hybrid

McDonald’s revealed the Frork, a quasi-utensil, fry-fork hybrid designed solely for scooping up the quality ingredients that may fall while eating a new Signature Crafted™ Recipes…

May 07, 2017

Jamie's Italian: Overrated and Not Worth Trying

Italian | London UK Europe

UK

March 24, 2017

Italian

Jamie's Italian: Overrated and Not Worth Trying

I'm finally trying the world famous restaurant: the much talked about Italian cantina created by none other than Jamie Oliver himself. Jamie has taken Italian cuisine to another level adding fun…

March 24, 2017 | Restaurants | London

Mano Burger: Not Worth the Hype!

Burgers | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 17, 2017

Burgers

Mano Burger: Not Worth the Hype!

Burgers have a new address: 'Mano' in Bourj Hammoud. Mano, the famous Soujok eatery, has opened a new burger place which has been rocking the advertising scene as well as social media platforms. So,…

March 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

We chose Al Challal to have lunch while shooting an episode of Mechwar on Jezzine. Al Challal is a Lebanese restaurant nestled on a cliff right by the water fall. A simple table set with the…

February 17, 2017 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

February 14, 2017

American

Sandwiched: My Favorite American Diner in Town... Delicious Food!

Two years have passed since I last visited Sandwiched, a diner nestled on Jounieh's interior road offering a selection of delicious sandwiches and burgers. The menu has changed but the decor is still…

February 14, 2017 | Burgers | Jounieh

Souk El Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market

News

February 04, 2017

News

Souk El Akel: Lebanon's Street Food Market

Eat, Meet, Greet and Treat yourself to the very best culinary experiences Lebanon has to offer! At Souk el Akel you'll find edible delights to suit all tastes and desires! Where: Souk el…

February 04, 2017 | Popular

Mouyah: Tasty Burgers and Fresh Fries

Burgers | USA Americas

Americas

February 03, 2017

Burgers

Mouyah: Tasty Burgers and Fresh Fries

Mooyah is a diner that sells burgers and hot dogs in California. A franchise across the city, Mooyah provides positive vibes, loud fun music, fresh colors, cool air, a clean open kitchen and…

February 03, 2017 | USA

Bill's Bar and Burger: Deceptive Diner Food!

American | New York USA Americas

USA

January 27, 2017

American

Bill's Bar and Burger: Deceptive Diner Food!

Looking online for a good burger around the Financial District, I was led to Bill's Bar and Burger. Despite the average breakfast I had two days ago, I decided to come back and try their burgers.…

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | New York

Smash Burger: Dry and Greasy Burgers

Burgers | New York USA Americas

USA

January 18, 2017

Burgers

Smash Burger: Dry and Greasy Burgers

They say you can't come to the United States and not eat a burger! I have been here for a week and haven't had a burger yet... so "Smash" is where I'm having lunch next, a place recommended by…

January 18, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 16, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

It has been two years since I last visited Fawzi up in Faqra... I remember the food  as being good and most importantly full of life and passion. During the week we were filming "48 hours…

January 16, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

Tony Roma's: An Enjoyable Diner in Dubai

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 25, 2016

American

Tony Roma's: An Enjoyable Diner in Dubai

Tony Roma is a casual dining family restaurant with many branches around the world. More than 150 locations serving famous BBQ ribs, burgers and many American favorites. It's seafood, ribs and…

February 25, 2016 | Restaurants | Dubai

Potato Fries from Around the World

News

February 03, 2016

News

Potato Fries from Around the World

Would you like fries with that? Of course you would. Whether they’re fries, frites, chips or wedges – these crispy, salty potato sticks are loved all over the world. From their freshly…

February 03, 2016

Vulkan: Enjoy All Your Pizza Topping in One

Spotted Stories

July 08, 2015

Spotted Stories

Vulkan: Enjoy All Your Pizza Topping in One

There's a pizza out there making waves...In no time, a pizza made Sweden has attracted over 13,000 likes and 3,000 shares on Facebook. Why the fuss?  The Vulkan pizza from Nya Gul &…

July 08, 2015

A Mix of Healthy and Junk Through Food

Spotted Stories

May 15, 2015

Spotted Stories

A Mix of Healthy and Junk Through Food

The “Junk Fruit” series by French photographer Arnaud Deroudilhe shows a mix of healthy and junk by literally placing them on top of each other. The result is an unusual and thought…

May 15, 2015

Wear Your Burger and Fries

News

May 01, 2015

News

Wear Your Burger and Fries

Parisian concept fashion and lifestyle store Colette has teamed up with McDonald’s on a limited-edition clothing and accessories collection featuring the fast food chain’s most iconic…

May 01, 2015

Sarrouf Zalka: A Unique Discovery One Must Try

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 07, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Sarrouf Zalka: A Unique Discovery One Must Try

At Sarrouf, you’ll read on the walls that the food there is better than your mum's… It’s a small place, dimmed, dull and old but who cares... Food is exceptionally awesome. Come…

April 07, 2015 | Street Food | Metn

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

Street Food | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 14, 2015

Street Food

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

They say you can't come to Belgium and not eat fries... Honestly I don't understand the hype. I've been here a week already and have not found anything extraordinary about their fries. I've smelt…

February 14, 2015 | Belgium

A Gourmet Burger at McDonald's?

News

October 15, 2014

News

A Gourmet Burger at McDonald's?

Have you ever heard of a gourmet burger at McDonald’s? Just discovered that McDonald's in Sydney Australia is experimenting with a touchscreen kiosk that lets customers create their own…

October 15, 2014

New Batman Burger from McDonald's

News

September 30, 2014

News

New Batman Burger from McDonald's

McDonald’s now has a new “Batman burger” that's part of a new menu of Justice League themed meals. But the bad news is that it's only available in Hong Kong. It looks yummy...…

September 30, 2014

Couqley: Like Always, Simply Great

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 12, 2014

French

Couqley: Like Always, Simply Great

It's been some time since I last came to Couqley, the place for good food, great ambiance and professionalism. I decided to visit again to indulge in some more pain perdu and their famous…

June 12, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Scrub the Dirt Off!

Food Gadgets

June 05, 2014

Food Gadgets

Scrub the Dirt Off!

The Tater Mate Potato Brush with Eye Remover from Full Circle is an eco-friendly product made out of bamboo and recycled plastic. It’s also a very useful product with tough bristles that get rid of…

June 05, 2014

'The Flying Burger' with British Airways

Travel

June 01, 2014

Travel

'The Flying Burger' with British Airways

British Airways will next month add its first "specially created" gourmet burger to its first class bistro menu. The "Flying Burger" has been developed by a team of chefs using three different cuts…

June 01, 2014 | Airlines

Abou Fadi: Malak el Samke el Harra

Street Food | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 26, 2014

Street Food

Abou Fadi: Malak el Samke el Harra

On your way back from Tripoli towards Batroun, just a few meters after passing the Cheka intersection you'll find Abou Fadi: Malak el Samke el Harra, where fish sandwiches are being served...…

May 26, 2014 | North Lebanon

Have You Heard of the New Potato Pillows?

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

May 16, 2014

Tasty Discoveries

Have You Heard of the New Potato Pillows?

One of the great discoveries from Horeca 2014 was a special box of potatoes named The Potato Pillows. While walking along the aisles of the expo, a large poster made me stop and ask for more…

May 16, 2014 | Lebanon

Shakin' Flavor Fries from McDonald's

News

May 12, 2014

News

Shakin' Flavor Fries from McDonald's

McDonald's announced that they would be testing seasoned fries called Shakin' Flavor Fries with DIY seasonings like Garlic Parmesan, Zesty Ranch and Spicy Buffalo. The new fries come with a packet…

May 12, 2014

Ronald McDonald Gets a New Look

Spotted Stories

April 28, 2014

Spotted Stories

Ronald McDonald Gets a New Look

Ronald McDonald has been having his fair share of bashing from people who accuse McDonald's of  using him to market unhealthy fast food to kids. But starting in June, he'll take a bigger role in…

April 28, 2014

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Spotted Stories

April 13, 2014

Spotted Stories

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Walking through the alleys of Horeca, I couldn't but stop in front of a large table filled with ready made platters, food items... from rice, green beans, fries, macarons, nuts, sushi, meat, Lebanese…

April 13, 2014

Bar Tartine: A Unique Eatery Opens at ABC Achrafieh

News | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 08, 2014

News

Bar Tartine: A Unique Eatery Opens at ABC Achrafieh

Bar Tartine has finally opened to the public in ABC Achrafieh. We spotted their 'opening soon' sign a while back and couldn't wait for the actual opening...  Like it's first location on…

April 08, 2014 | Shopping Mall | Achrafieh

Hamburger Gourmet: A Book to Have if You Love Burgers

Spotted Stories

April 03, 2014

Spotted Stories

Hamburger Gourmet: A Book to Have if You Love Burgers

Reflecting the recent trend for burgers of every stripe and description, Hamburger Gourmet is a colorful book that takes you from the beautiful simplicity of a classic beef burger to the burgers made…

April 03, 2014

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

Italian | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

March 27, 2014

Italian

The Med, Terrace and Restaurant at Media One Dubai

I stayed at the Media One hotel for few days during a recent business trip to Dubai. I wanted to try out this hotel inside out - their restaurant, their breakfast buffet as well as all the details…

March 27, 2014 | Restaurants | UAE

Johnny Rockets Dubai: Not Something I'll Repeat Again

American | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 19, 2014

American

Johnny Rockets Dubai: Not Something I'll Repeat Again

The last time I tried Johnny Rockets was in March 2012 during a visit to Riyadh. Back then, the experience was exactly as I had expected it to be - juicy fatty and oily. A burger exactly like the…

March 19, 2014 | Burgers | Dubai

Classic Burger Joint: Crispy, Crunchy, Golden, Awesome Fries

Burgers | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 10, 2014

Burgers

Classic Burger Joint: Crispy, Crunchy, Golden, Awesome Fries

Last year, I published many reviews comparing different burgers served in various diners in town. The competition has been fierce lately and all diners have been upping their game introducing new…

March 10, 2014 | Restaurants | Antelias

Moschino 2014 Collection Dressed Up in McDonald's

Spotted Stories

February 27, 2014

Spotted Stories

Moschino 2014 Collection Dressed Up in McDonald's

American designer Jeremy Scott shocked everyone with his first collection for Moschino's new Fall/Winter collection in Milan Fashion Week 2014. His over-the-top yet original junk-food themed…

February 27, 2014

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2014

American

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

At times it gets a bit overwhelming to think of a restaurant to dine. It's not as easy as one would imagine especially that there are so many new places and so many new cuisines out there. Some are…

February 02, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

French Fries Dipping Cone

Food Gadgets

January 21, 2014

Food Gadgets

French Fries Dipping Cone

This handy product lets you store fries and ketchup in one cup holder sized container making it much easier to dip your fries. It’s a gadget isn't it?  This French Fry Cone and Dip makes…

January 21, 2014

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