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Souk el Akel: Beit Chabeb, Village of Pottery and Bells
Aug 15, 2018

Souk el Akel in collaboration with the Scouts of Beit Chabeb will be celebrating summer in the village of poetry and bells. Where: Beit Chabab When: 16-17-18…

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How to Pick Out the Perfect Fruit

News

March 14, 2018

How to Pick Out the Perfect Fruit

News

March 14, 2018

Have you ever been in a grocery store looking for a citrusy snack, but you don’t know how to pick out the perfect fruit? Not only can it be frustrating to come home thinking you’ve picked out a ripe fruit only to find out it’s sour…

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

November 14, 2017

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Recommended

November 14, 2017 | Reviews | Mount Lebanon

Today and after four long years of not writing a review about my favorite fruit destination, I come back to "AKIKI Fruits & Vegetables" nestled on Antelias' internal road. As we all know the place sells fresh marvels from across our land and…

Contact Info: Akiki Freres

Phone Number: +961 4 444 227

Address: Antelias main road, Naccach roundabout, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 4 444 227

Address: Antelias main road, Naccach roundabout, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Al Intabli Tabarja: A Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

Lebanon

October 10, 2017

Al Intabli Tabarja: A Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Desserts & Sweets

October 10, 2017 | Reviews | Lebanon

Located on the Tabarja roundabout, Al Intabli has been a renowned location for fruit cocktails and juices for a long time. I remember coming here with the family on our way from the north to Beirut. Years have passed and here I am coming…

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

Breakfast & Coffee | Italy

Italy

August 17, 2017

Ginger: A Healthy and Happy Place in Rome but Average Food

Breakfast & Coffee

August 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Italy

It feels good from the minute you walk in; an enclosed garden with a high ceiling, an air conditioned space, open kitchens throughout, a trip to the Italian countryside where all kinds of fresh fruits, cured ham, local cheese and vegetables are…

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Reviews | Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

May 04, 2017

Pawaky: Fruit Cocktails and Ice Cream in Amchit

Reviews

May 04, 2017 | Mount Lebanon

Pawaky, in Amchit, is a cocktail and ice cream parlor. On my way back from Tripoli, I stopped for a sweet treat at a very very colorful place with a big cornet at the entrance. Walk in and you'll enjoy more colors. I ordered the Pawaky fruit special…

Popcity: Ice Pops Like No Other!

Ice Cream & Gelato | Middle East

Middle East

May 03, 2017

Popcity: Ice Pops Like No Other!

Ice Cream & Gelato

May 03, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

Popcity are not your regular ice pops. Popcity are not like any ice pops you find at your local grocery store, not the usual “bouza talej” you have enjoyed since childhood. It's a whole new approach to ice cream.  The Popcity stand…

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Breakfast & Coffee

May 02, 2017

Upscale Knefeh: Drizzle Some Fruit Coulis on Top...

Breakfast & Coffee

May 02, 2017 | Desserts & Sweets

Who said Knefeh can only be enjoyed with sugar syrup? Having breakfast at Le Gray in Beirut, I ordered two plates of Knefeh and asked for some fruit coulis on the side. I wanted to try raspberry on one and apricot on the other. Melted cheese, a…

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Spotted Stories

March 10, 2017

Intricate Art on Fruits And Vegetables

Spotted Stories

March 10, 2017

Japanese artist Gaku intricate food carvings give fruits and vegetables a whole new meaning.     Gaku uses a special Japanese carving method called ‘mukimono’ to turn broccoli, bananas, radishes, apples and carrots…

Cidermaking at Home Has Never Been Easier

Food Gadgets

February 21, 2017

Cidermaking at Home Has Never Been Easier

Food Gadgets

February 21, 2017

Alchema, the first smart home cidermaking system can help anyone turn fresh fruit into delicious hard cider, mead or even wine in as little as two weeks. Alchema’s patent-pending technology removes the trial and error from home cidermaking and…

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets | Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

February 14, 2017

Crepico Zalka: Dessert Madness!

Desserts & Sweets

February 14, 2017 | French | Mount Lebanon

When I heard Crepico is moving from its famous location on Zalka's highway, I didn't understand how they could leave such a perfect spot so beautifully decorated and built to welcome guests on two levels. Today, visiting their new space on…

Contact Info: Crepico

Phone Number: +961 1 883 444

Address: Haroun Street, Next to Starbucks, Zalka Highway, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 883 444

Address: Haroun Street, Next to Starbucks, Zalka Highway, Lebanon [ view ]

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee | USA

USA

January 31, 2017

George's New York: American Style Diner Food

Breakfast & Coffee

January 31, 2017 | Restaurants | USA

Whilst researching online for a place to have a good breakfast, I found George's. Down in the Financial District it's typically American with a bakery at the entrance. Spread across two floors, George's serves everything you could dream of to enjoy…

Learn How to Cut Fruits Like a Professional

News

January 11, 2017

Learn How to Cut Fruits Like a Professional

News

January 11, 2017

Some fruits seem hard to cut open and enjoy... This infograpgic from Pound Place will help you become a kitchen ninja.

Support Local Apple Farmers!

News

October 03, 2016

Support Local Apple Farmers!

News

October 03, 2016 | Popular

NoGarlicNoOnions would like to take a moment to show their support towards apple farmers across Lebanon... We encourage each and everyone of you to buy and support local farmers and producers, including apples and much more... Together we can make a…

Enjoy the Freshness of Watermelon Day

News

August 03, 2016

Enjoy the Freshness of Watermelon Day

News

August 03, 2016

Watermelon... a summertime favorite among the young and the old has a special day and it's today, August 3. Enjoyed in so many ways, this fruit is fresh, healthy and tasteful. Enjoy it the way you like... in a fruit salad, as juice, cut in squares…

How to Grow Fruit All Year Long

News

April 28, 2016

How to Grow Fruit All Year Long

News

April 28, 2016

Everybody knows that fruit is good for us, but it is a rarer thing to hear the specific health advantages of home-grown fruit. In fact, taking to the garden to produce your household fruit supply is an all-round health-booster, promoting physical…

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

July 03, 2015

Maguy Edde: A Mouthwatering Fruit Cake

Recommended

July 03, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

Every time someone arrives at the clinic with a package for me to taste, I prepare myself for a new adventure, not knowing what to expect, or where to start. Some things turn out to be good while others less so... but then I received this package, a…

How to Make Food Last Longer

Spotted Stories

May 12, 2015

How to Make Food Last Longer

Spotted Stories

May 12, 2015

Have you ever bought huge amounts of fresh food, only to realize you are throwing away more than you eat? You are not the only one. Read this interesting infographic to get excellent tips for keeping your food fresh longer.  

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

May 01, 2015

It's Hot... Keep the Sangrias Coming

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

May 01, 2015 | Spotted Stories

It's getting warmer and warmer and that means sangria is on the menu. This combination of wine and fruit aims for refreshment and fun; but know that sangria is a serious drink and even now has its own dedicated glass! Here's an infographic to…

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

News

April 26, 2015

Tips to Growing Your Own Vegetables No Matter Space Size

News

April 26, 2015

It's getting warmer and the outdoors is something we are all looking forward to... and if you're into gardening or looking to add some extra color and nutrition to your meals this season? Try growing your own vegetables! Fix has growing tips…

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

Mount Lebanon

April 09, 2015

Crepico: Excellence in Taste!

Tasty Discoveries

April 09, 2015 | Mount Lebanon

I think it's no secret anymore that I'm preparing my favorite list of pancakes, crepes and waffles. The search started last month with Crepico, which left me happy… The beautifully decorated plates impressed me, as well as the fine chocolate,…

Contact Info: Crepico

Phone Number: +961 1 883 444

Address: Haroun Street, Next to Starbucks, Zalka Highway, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 883 444

Address: Haroun Street, Next to Starbucks, Zalka Highway, Lebanon [ view ]

Juices and Smoothies Go Raw: A Sample from Around Town

News

March 01, 2015

Juices and Smoothies Go Raw: A Sample from Around Town

News

March 01, 2015 | Press

Taste & Flavors Magazine (February/March 2015) Juice is having an adult moment right now in Lebanon. No longer considered a kiddle drink, juices, smoothies and cocktails (their lebanese counterpart) are a nutritious snack, a meal replacement or…

Severin's Food Dehydrator: Make Your Own Healthy Snacks at Home

Appliances

February 04, 2015

Severin's Food Dehydrator: Make Your Own Healthy Snacks at Home

Appliances

February 04, 2015

Create your own healthy, dried fruit and veg snacks with our easy-to-use Food Dehydrator. It's also excellent for preserving seasonal fruit all year round to use in your marmalades, jams and salsas. Simply slice your chosen fruit and arrange on…

Become a Kitchen Master with these Tips and Tricks

Spotted Stories

January 27, 2015

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Juice Up: Freshly Squeezed and Happily Enjoyed

Tasty Discoveries

November 09, 2014 | Beirut

Everybody has noticed this new shop on the corner of Sodeco and maybe after this review, you might make sure to stop there for a boost. JuiceUp offers a large selection of juices, smoothies and signature drinks as well as crepes, croissants and…

New York: One Tree, 40 Different Fruits

Spotted Stories

July 30, 2014

New York: One Tree, 40 Different Fruits

Spotted Stories

July 30, 2014

The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each unique Tree of 40 Fruit grows over forty different types of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, and…

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

Food Gadgets

July 17, 2014

Make Some Fresh and Giant Popsicles at Home

Food Gadgets

July 17, 2014

It's hot and you want some popsicles to cool down so how about you makes some at home.These cool new FRIOPOP Popsicle Making Bags let you make giant popsicles at home using your own healthier ingredients without much of a hassle. These…

Instant Fizz in Your Drinks

Food Gadgets

July 08, 2014

Instant Fizz in Your Drinks

Food Gadgets

July 08, 2014

If you love refreshing fizzy drinks then Purefizz Soda Maker is for you. This handy little contraption lets you instantly add carbonated bubbles to water, juices, wine, cocktails, and more. Recently voted “Best Soda Maker” the Purefizz Soda Maker…

Gilt's Desserts: Fine Pieces of Art on a Plate

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 07, 2014

Gilt's Desserts: Fine Pieces of Art on a Plate

Desserts & Sweets

July 07, 2014 | International Cuisine | Lebanon

Gilt... Come to think of it I am surprised that I still don't have a review about it on NGNO. Passing by for lunch or dinner has been difficult, but since I am looking for the best pain perdu in town, I have heard a lot of positive things about the…

Contact Info: Gilt

Phone Number: +961 76 997 676

Address: 752 Gouraud St. Saifi Village, Beirut 2028 1210, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 76 997 676

Address: 752 Gouraud St. Saifi Village, Beirut 2028 1210, Lebanon [ view ]

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Ice Cream & Gelato | Bekaa

Bekaa

July 04, 2014

Bouzat el Berdawni: Zahle's Living Tradition

Ice Cream & Gelato

July 04, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Bekaa

Berdawni isn't only about Casino Arabi and Casino Mhanna, it’s also about the tastiest ice cream in Zahle and the famous Semsmieh. Visiting Zahle for a food discovery, specifically some sweet treats.   Located in the heart of Zahle's…

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Desserts & Sweets | North Lebanon

North Lebanon

June 13, 2014

Al Zahra, Tripoli: Sweet Delights Since 1930

Desserts & Sweets

June 13, 2014 | Street Food | North Lebanon

Breakfast at Akra led us to a quick discovery before lunch. We were informed that the finest ice cream spot is located a hundred meters down the street, so we started walking. Al Zahra, Zakaria brothers located somewhere in the heart of Tripoli…

Seally Cap - Saving Time & Money One Cap At a Time!

Food Gadgets

May 22, 2014

Seally Cap - Saving Time & Money One Cap At a Time!

Food Gadgets

May 22, 2014

A versatile kitchen utensil that allows you to reseal things like canned goods, glasses, canned beverages, fruits, veggies & more. The Seally Cap is a US Patent Pending versatile kitchen utensil that allows you to reseal things like canned…

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

Tasty Discoveries | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 20, 2014

Frulatte: Commencing My Mission to Find the Best Fruit Cocktail Shop

Tasty Discoveries

May 20, 2014 | Lebanon

A part of Lebanese traditions include enjoying some fruit cocktails during summer... or what we refer to as "Cocktail Che2af" Yum... a cup of fresh fruits cut in pieces, mixed in fruit juice and other ingredients... how heavenly does that sound…

So, How Much Sugar is in the Things We Eat

Desserts & Sweets

May 18, 2014

So, How Much Sugar is in the Things We Eat

Desserts & Sweets

May 18, 2014 | News

A handy dandy guide to candy and other sugary foods. So, how much sugar is in the things we eat? Everything, apparently has sugar. An apple has 23 grams. Coca Cola has 39 grams. A grande Starbucks Vanilla Frapp has 59 grams.  Keep in mind…

The Wine Teller: Dine and Wine with a Passionate Sommelier

Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 06, 2014

The Wine Teller: Dine and Wine with a Passionate Sommelier

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

May 06, 2014 | International Cuisine | Lebanon

This is my second visit to the Wine Teller and I can honestly tell you that my experience was even better than the first time round. This wine bar for wine connoisseurs is handled and managed by Najib Moutran and his lovely wife. The couple work…

Contact Info: Wine Tellar

Phone Number: +961 4 722 602

Address: Jal El Dib, Matar Abou Jaoude street, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 4 722 602

Address: Jal El Dib, Matar Abou Jaoude street, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Breakfast at The Hoxton hotel, London

Breakfast & Coffee | UK

UK

April 29, 2014

Breakfast at The Hoxton hotel, London

Breakfast & Coffee

April 29, 2014 | Restaurants | UK

We arrived in London and were staying at the Hoxton Hotel, situated in a busy neighborhood of the capital. The first impression was strange yet good at the same time, as you have to pass through a busy bar to reach the reception. The ambiance was…

Contact Info: Hoxton Grill

Phone Number:

Address: 81 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU, United Kingdom [ view ]

Phone Number:

Address: 81 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HU, United Kingdom [ view ]

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Spotted Stories

April 13, 2014

Food Replicas That Look So Real

Spotted Stories

April 13, 2014

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 sweets, bread, hummus, cheese cake, fruits,…

Food Pays Tribute to Art

Spotted Stories

April 04, 2014

Food Pays Tribute to Art

Spotted Stories

April 04, 2014

Food seems to playing a big role in art these days... And I'm enjoying it. Paying tribute to artists like Mark Rothko and Jackson Pollock, food stylist Charlotte Omnès and photographer Beth Galton have created some interesting colorful abstract…

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Spotted Stories

March 17, 2014

What You See is Not a Cucumber. Or Is it?

Spotted Stories

March 17, 2014

Tokyo-born artist Hikaru Cho disguises fruits and vegetables as other foods. It may sound easy but it actually isn't... He uses a paintbrush and a strong eye for detail to transform what we see... Completely. He has created a series of work…

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories | France

France

March 12, 2014

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories

March 12, 2014 | France

A short while ago, La Grande Epicerie reopened its doors after months of renovation. It reopened with a new style, a new look and a fresher feel. The few images I saw on the net were not enough to satisfy my curiosity. This foodie paradise is a must…

Contact Info: Grande Epicerie de Paris

Phone Number: +33 1 44 39 80 00

Address: 38 Rue de Sèvres 75007 Paris, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 1 44 39 80 00

Address: 38 Rue de Sèvres 75007 Paris, France [ view ]

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Spotted Stories

February 03, 2014

Slicing Cherry Tomatoes in Half is Easier than You Think

Spotted Stories

February 03, 2014

Slicing cherry tomatoes individually can be kind of time consuming. While we're never opposed to just eating them whole, sometimes you've got to slice into them. Here's a quick tip for halving handfuls of cherry tomatoes at a time, using a few…

Bring Apple Picking Experience Indoors

Food Gadgets

December 09, 2013

Bring Apple Picking Experience Indoors

Food Gadgets

December 09, 2013

Mimicking the action of apple-picking, USA-based designer David Saldoff has designed a unique apple holder for the urban environment. His design, which he calls “Newton”, is inspired by his childhood... Bringing the joy of apple picking…

Qi Juices: Time for a Body Cleansing

Contributors | Beirut

Beirut

November 03, 2013

Qi Juices: Time for a Body Cleansing

Contributors

November 03, 2013 | Tasty Discoveries | Beirut

I love this country and how people are always on the go, coming up with new ideas and new concepts to introduce... Some work some don't, but I think when passion and know-how meet, nothing fails. The girls behind Qi Juice prove that. Hana Alireza…

The Avocado Cuber

Food Gadgets

October 16, 2013

The Avocado Cuber

Food Gadgets

October 16, 2013

One of the tastiest fruits around is the avocado,  but cutting it into cubes or so can be a hassle... The Avocado Cuber aims to solve this device, making problematic avocado cutting a thing of the past.   This tool is indispensable…

Meet Puff for a Morning Buzz

Spotted Stories

September 27, 2013

Meet Puff for a Morning Buzz

Spotted Stories

September 27, 2013

It's the weekend... almost... it's Friday and we're getting ready for some calm time this weekend. How about some booze on your toast... Meet Puff - a range of delicious artisanal spreads that will be the highlight of any breakfast. Imagine…

Huffingtonpost: Eating Whole Fruits Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

News

September 02, 2013

Huffingtonpost: Eating Whole Fruits Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

News

September 02, 2013

Maybe some good and healthy information regarding food is a must from time to time. Healthy eating and avoiding certain diseases through what we eat may be helpful. This piece of news says just that... When it comes to lowering your risk of…

Fast and Colorful Ice Cream Maker

Food Gadgets

August 25, 2013

Fast and Colorful Ice Cream Maker

Food Gadgets

August 25, 2013 | Ice Cream & Gelato

I always think and encourage home made food... why not ice cream!   The thing about ice cream making at home is that is that it take a long time to actually freeze. I saw this amazing ice cream maker that looks amazing...Enter the…

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French | France

France

August 15, 2013

Le Brigadier: Cafe, The, Chocolat, Patisserie Maison

French

August 15, 2013 | Restaurants | France

Around the 9th district where I've been spending the week in Paris, facing the Trinity church is Le Brigadier, a brasserie known by the local for serving generous lunch menus. I tried it with my friends on two consecutive days taking pictures of…

Contact Info: Brigadier

Phone Number: +33 8 99 10 25 45

Address: 12 Rue Blanche 75009, 9th district, Paris, France [ view ]

Phone Number: +33 8 99 10 25 45

Address: 12 Rue Blanche 75009, 9th district, Paris, France [ view ]

No More Pesticides on Vegetables and Fruits

Food Gadgets

July 28, 2013

No More Pesticides on Vegetables and Fruits

Food Gadgets

July 28, 2013

Eco Washing Ball by designer Yeonjin Jo is a ball designed to completely remove, to the last trace, pesticides that are stuck in the vegetables and fruits. Running on electrolysis technology, the Eco Washing Ball makes sterilization perfectly…

Breakfast at the Pulitzer Hotel, Paris... I Expected Better

Breakfast & Coffee | France

France

July 23, 2013

Breakfast at the Pulitzer Hotel, Paris... I Expected Better

Breakfast & Coffee

July 23, 2013 | Restaurants | France

Below the reception of the Pulitzer Hotel, down the wooden stairs you reach a long tube that hosts the breakfast area. Certainly special to say the least! You will be seated along a long black corridor under an arcade shaped like a metro station.…

Phoenicia Beirut: An Iftar Not to Miss Before the Month Ends

International Cuisine | Lebanon

Lebanon

July 18, 2013

Phoenicia Beirut: An Iftar Not to Miss Before the Month Ends

International Cuisine

July 18, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Lebanon

Having Iftar with some of my friends has become a regular thing for me this Ramadan. I get to discover new horizons, meeting with people, talking and of course tasting new food...I have heard a lot about the Phoenicia Hotel's grand Iftar. One of the…

Contact Info: Mosaic, Phoenicia

Phone Number: +961 1 357027

Address: Phoenicia Hotel Main Lobby Level Minet El Hosn, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 357027

Address: Phoenicia Hotel Main Lobby Level Minet El Hosn, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

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