Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Mechwar Videos | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Historical Villages up the Mountains of Metn: Zabbougha, Zaraaya, Kfaraab, Wadi el Karm, Ain el Qabou

Take the road from Baskinta to Ain el Qabu or the other road from Abou Mizan to Zabbougha and reach a little paradise away from the city's hustle and bustle. Check out the video and beautiful…

March 26, 2019 | Travel | Mount Lebanon

Turtle Bay: Enjoy a Caribbean Experience in Dresden

American | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

American

Turtle Bay: Enjoy a Caribbean Experience in Dresden

This year, I’m spending my new year’s ever unconventionally. I was in Prague, didn’t like the crowd and chaos of tourists filling the streets of the Czech capital, so I found a car…

January 20, 2019 | International Cuisine | Germany

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 18, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Other than serving a delicious dinner, Via Roma, the Italian restaurant and bakery of Antelias also welcomes you for breakfast. Eggs, avocado toast, yogurt and pizzas, the choices are enough to…

November 18, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Gansevoort Market, New York City

Reviews | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Reviews

Gansevoort Market, New York City

I lately discovered the existence of permanent market spaces, or it has become the trend. After the craze of street food markets all around the states, London and cities of Asia comes the permanent…

April 01, 2018 | Street Food | New York

Gotham West Market: A Food Haven in New York City

American | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

American

Gotham West Market: A Food Haven in New York City

A permanent street food market welcomes you in a vast space where several restaurants occupy each a corner. I loved the vibes, the road signs, the fun advertising and the rich smell of food being…

April 01, 2018 | International Cuisine | New York

New York’s Iconic Kellogg’s Cereals Store; For the Hidden Child in You

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

March 21, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

New York’s Iconic Kellogg’s Cereals Store; For the Hidden Child in You

I was walking union square when a signboard grabbed my attention. A Kellogg’s shop but not a store; there is something happening on the first floor. Not so exciting I said to myself, but…

March 21, 2018 | Popular | New York

Visit Akkar; The Most Beautiful Sceneries in Lebanon

Mechwar Videos | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 24, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Visit Akkar; The Most Beautiful Sceneries in Lebanon

Akkar District (Arabic: محافظة عكار‎) is the only district in Akkar Governorate, Lebanon. It is coextensive with the governorate and covers an area of 788 km2. The UNHCR estimated…

December 24, 2017 | Popular | North Lebanon

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market: Live the Festive Spirit ...

Events | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 13, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market: Live the Festive Spirit ...

Rediscover the Christmas spirit in a unique manner at the Christmas Market organized by Souk el Akel... From cozy comfort foods to specially prepared bites, beautiful knick-knacks and fashion…

November 13, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 28, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

You don’t have to be a marathoner or a sports lover to be involved in The Marathon Village, it is a hub for everyone that is either running the 2017 BLOM BANK Beirut Marathon or just curious…

October 28, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary: Live the Magic

News | Paris France Europe

France

September 28, 2017

News

Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary: Live the Magic

Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary begins 26th March 2017 with new attractions, new parade and new shows plus enhanced classic attractions in year-long celebrations. In celebration of 25 magical…

September 28, 2017 | Travel | Paris

Playmobil Funpark: A Giant Playroom for Your Kids

Travel | Paris France Europe

France

September 24, 2017

Travel

Playmobil Funpark: A Giant Playroom for Your Kids

Traveling to Paris with your kids, this is an attraction you have to visit. My little ones spent three long hours roaming around, enjoying their time and feeling transported into this huge playroom…

September 24, 2017 | Paris

Sand-Witch: The Happy Sandwich Place

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 17, 2017

American

Sand-Witch: The Happy Sandwich Place

"Sand-Witch" is more than a restaurant; it's an experience... Sand-Witch is a positive place where great vibes and tasty food meet! I felt transported the minute I walked in and the second I met Joe;…

September 17, 2017 | Restaurants | Metn

30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts

News

September 07, 2017

News

30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts

A human body is very fascinating. There are many things which we as humans do not know about our health as well as body. A human body is a mystery, a life form that is adaptable, and an ever evolving…

September 07, 2017

Pick a City and Let NoGarlicNoOnions' Reviews Guide You...

News

June 20, 2017

News

Pick a City and Let NoGarlicNoOnions' Reviews Guide You...

On this date back in 2012, NoGarlicNoOnions, the restaurant reviews blog saw the light... five years later, The Discovery Box, Mechwar TV Show, The Foodies' Trail, Souk el Mawasem and Souk el Akel...…

June 20, 2017 | Popular

The Sea is Calling... The Biggest Beach Party is Happening in Chekka

Events | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 19, 2017

Events

The Sea is Calling... The Biggest Beach Party is Happening in Chekka

And our tour continues around Lebanon... The view of the sunset alone is enough to make you want to come...   Grab a bite from any of our endless choice freshly prepared by Souk el Akel's…

June 19, 2017 | Souk el Akel | North Lebanon

20 Ways to Spike Up Your Coffee

News

November 03, 2016

News

20 Ways to Spike Up Your Coffee

Cocktails and coffee... emm... How about combining these two favorite things in one... Coffee Cocktails are a great morning or evening pick-me-up and the choices are endeless... Here's…

November 03, 2016

Fanta Had its Share of Fun on Halloween

Spotted Stories

November 03, 2016

Spotted Stories

Fanta Had its Share of Fun on Halloween

For Halloween Fanta unleashed some wickedly good fun through a series of spooky packaging designs created by noted illustrator Noma Bar. Bottles, cans and multi-packs featuring four ghoulish…

November 03, 2016

Souk El Akel: A Special Edition in Hazmieh!

Events

September 24, 2016

Events

Souk El Akel: A Special Edition in Hazmieh!

Just when you thought that the excitement of summer fun is over, "Souk El Akel" comes back to remind you that the entertainment and good food is still ongoing... Meet us on September 30 until…

September 24, 2016 | Popular

Chin Chin, Celebrate International Beer Day

News

August 05, 2016

News

Chin Chin, Celebrate International Beer Day

Thank God it's Friday right... time to take a break, chill and enjoy a glass of beer with friends... and a good place to do so is with us in Tannourine... We're having a blast and want you to join in…

August 05, 2016

Don't Miss Out on the Biggest Event this Summer: Faraya on the Beach!

Events

July 23, 2016

Events

Don't Miss Out on the Biggest Event this Summer: Faraya on the Beach!

If you're not with us in Faraya right now you're missing out big time on the hottest event of the season. So start your engines and head up to experience a one of a kind event: Faraya on the Beach,…

July 23, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Color Your Own Oreo Packaging this Holiday

Spotted Stories

November 12, 2015

Spotted Stories

Color Your Own Oreo Packaging this Holiday

If you weren't aware, coloring books for adults are enjoying a comeback for their playfulness, creativity and anxiety/stress reduction. But the reason we are mentioning it here is because food brands…

November 12, 2015

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is a New York Must

Ice Cream & Gelato | New York USA Americas

USA

October 31, 2015

Ice Cream & Gelato

Chinatown Ice Cream Factory is a New York Must

It's in the heart of Chinatown, an ice cream shop renowned to be one of the best in New York. Chinatown ice factory is worth a visit. The origins of ice cream are both mythical and abstract,…

October 31, 2015 | Recommended | New York

Time for THE BOX - The 7th Edition

News

October 13, 2015

News

Time for THE BOX - The 7th Edition

It’s that time of the month… and you know which time…  Time for ‘The BOX’. Has yours reached you yet? If it has you’ll notice that the 7thedition is…

October 13, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries

Souk El Akel: Aley's Adrenaline Goes Sky High

Events

September 19, 2015

Events

Souk El Akel: Aley's Adrenaline Goes Sky High

The more time goes by the more I learn about the intense 'joy for life' that exists in us Lebanese... In its third area in Aley, Souk El Akel is on fire... Or should I say grilling fire...and…

September 19, 2015 | News

Just Hanging Around Your Kitchen

Food Gadgets

May 30, 2015

Food Gadgets

Just Hanging Around Your Kitchen

These monkeys might look like they are fooling around in your kitchen but the Just Hanging Kitchen Hooks are here to make your kitchens look more organized. They consist of a pack of 3 hooks…

May 30, 2015

"The BOX": May Edition is Out!

News

May 06, 2015

News

"The BOX": May Edition is Out!

It’s the first Wednesday of the month and this means THE BOX has been dispatched. The first box was enormously successful, and we have had more orders placed this month, which means…

May 06, 2015 | The Box

Problem Solver: Drink Yourself to Your Creative Limit

News

January 08, 2015

News

Problem Solver: Drink Yourself to Your Creative Limit

The advertising agency CP+B Copenhagen wants to show that creative thinking can help solve any problem. So it brewed a beer that can help you think more creatively! And it will use the beer to solve…

January 08, 2015

Deco Latte: Make Fun Art Pattern at Home

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

November 08, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

Deco Latte: Make Fun Art Pattern at Home

You can be your own barista at home now and amaze your friends with artful adorned coffee. Known as Deco Latte, these cocoa-colored, flavorless sheets made with gelatin will dissolve into your hot…

November 08, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Grey Goose's Taste by Appointment at Les Caves de Taillevent

Events | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 17, 2014

Events

Grey Goose's Taste by Appointment at Les Caves de Taillevent

A few nights ago, I was invited to an event organized by Grey Goose. A few lucky people came to savor some real drinks blended with good food. Our evening that night started with a welcome drink…

September 17, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Achrafieh

The 2014 Beirut Cooking Festival

News

September 15, 2014

News

The 2014 Beirut Cooking Festival

The Beirut Food Festival will take place at Biel for 3 mouth-watering days of food and drink. This event brings together the very best in irresistible cuisine, magnificent wines, spirits, top…

September 15, 2014

Doing the #ALSIceBucketChallenge For Centuries

News

September 03, 2014

News

Doing the #ALSIceBucketChallenge For Centuries

We have been doing the Ice Bucket challenge ever since "Kebbe Naye" was invented... The Ice Bucket Challenge, sometimes called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is an activity involving…

September 03, 2014

Make Burger Patties In One Easy Step

Food Gadgets

August 17, 2014

Food Gadgets

Make Burger Patties In One Easy Step

It's BBQ time! Invite your friends over for a fun day and yummy burgers. Before anything make sure to invest in this Burger Master that will shape multiple burger patties in one easy step. Not only…

August 17, 2014

Keep Your Tea Bag Firmly in Place

Food Gadgets

July 31, 2014

Food Gadgets

Keep Your Tea Bag Firmly in Place

Now you can keep your tea bag firmly in place with these fun and useful Tea Buttons! They're as cute as... a button and very useful!  Reusable tea buttons to keep your tea bag secure …

July 31, 2014

Have You Heard of Beer Pong aka "Beirut"?

Spotted Stories

July 02, 2014

Spotted Stories

Have You Heard of Beer Pong aka "Beirut"?

We can also enjoy a tournament of our own. Why not? Let's play Beer Pong aka Beirut... and maybe you won't be winning the gold cup at end but you would definitely have some great fun... But make sure…

July 02, 2014

Frozen Beer Slushies

Food Gadgets

June 22, 2014

Food Gadgets

Frozen Beer Slushies

Get a cold cap on your beer and enhance your thirst-quenching drinking experience with the Frozen Beer Slushie Maker by Kirin Ichiban. Created by Kirin, one of Japan's top drink manufacturers,…

June 22, 2014

San Pellegrino: Sparkling Fruit Beverages

Spotted Stories

June 03, 2014

Spotted Stories

San Pellegrino: Sparkling Fruit Beverages

While walking the isles of The Garden Show, a large colorful stand caught my attention. My favorite drink, San Pellegrino, is now sold in different flavors. A beautiful can covered with aluminum foil…

June 03, 2014

Get Your Shots Ready...and Cold

Food Gadgets

May 29, 2014

Food Gadgets

Get Your Shots Ready...and Cold

Keep the ice cubes but not the chill away from your liquor by incorporating this amazing set of Stainless Steel Freezable Shot Glasses. Since it comprises of a reusable freeze gel, it chills your…

May 29, 2014

An Orange + Olive Oil= Oil Lamp

Spotted Stories

May 23, 2014

Spotted Stories

An Orange + Olive Oil= Oil Lamp

Who would have thought... an orange and some olive oil will help you make your own oil lamp at home? Watch the video and see how you can create your own lamp in case of a power outage with two…

May 23, 2014

NoGarlicNoOnions on Chowzter Chatter Newsletter

Press

May 19, 2014

Press

NoGarlicNoOnions on Chowzter Chatter Newsletter

In this week’s edition, we announce the winner of the first Global Steak Symposium; take a photo journey through the world's best steakhouses; and showcase Anthony Rahayel, Chief Chowzter for Beirut…

May 19, 2014

Add Some Fun in BBQ Flipping

Food Gadgets

May 14, 2014

Food Gadgets

Add Some Fun in BBQ Flipping

With the GAMAGO Burger Flipper in hand, flipping your grilled food is going to be a real fun time. The stainless steel design etched in the shape of a cheeseburger makes this an absolute stunner for…

May 14, 2014

Cronutella: A Good Reason to Celebrate

News

May 14, 2014

News

Cronutella: A Good Reason to Celebrate

Dominique Ansel's Cronut has teamed up with Nutella. Is this a match made in heaven? The two gigantic brand names are celebrating their birthday. While the Cronut is one this month, Nutella…

May 14, 2014

Street Food at The Broadway Market, London

Street Food | London UK Europe

UK

May 02, 2014

Street Food

Street Food at The Broadway Market, London

I could honestly spend my life discovering food markets around the world and London has a bunch of them that are really interesting. Some people like to go to museums, while others prefer nature…

May 02, 2014 | London

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Urbanista: Let's Enjoy Some Urban Bliss

I've been a fan of Urbanista since they first opened in Gemmayze a few years back. Serving tasty food in a unique ambiance filled with positivity and joy, Urbanista is the perfect way to start your…

April 26, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

Lisbon 2014: A New Journey of Culinary Discoveries

Travel | Lisbon Portugal Europe

Portugal

April 25, 2014

Travel

Lisbon 2014: A New Journey of Culinary Discoveries

It was 3am in Beirut as I sipped on a double espresso in MEA’s lounge. I was waiting for a plane to Lisbon, Portugal. My mind was working flat out, planning and organizing things to do the minute I…

April 25, 2014 | Lisbon

Vegetable-Flavored Ice Cream from Häagen-Dazs

Ice Cream & Gelato

April 24, 2014

Ice Cream & Gelato

Vegetable-Flavored Ice Cream from Häagen-Dazs

A new surprise from Häagen-Dazs: 'Tomato Cherry’ and ‘Carrot Orange’ flavors. Starting 12 May, the two new flavors which are part of the brand’s ‘Spoon Vege’…

April 24, 2014 | News

Piece of 3D Cake Anyone?

Food Gadgets

April 24, 2014

Food Gadgets

Piece of 3D Cake Anyone?

Make cupcakes come alive with these 3-D Cake Molds, the Cake Creatures. After baking, these cake shapes can be made into any creature you can imagine. Fun on their own, the creatures can also be used…

April 24, 2014

Let the Egg War Begin: Happy Easter From NoGarlicNoOnions

News

April 19, 2014

News

Let the Egg War Begin: Happy Easter From NoGarlicNoOnions

Be prepared to get your eggs smashed this Sunday... Easter games aren't just for children, and eggs aren't just for hunting. Following Easter lunch everyone plunges into the centerpiece of colored…

April 19, 2014

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

Hotels | Ras al-Khaimah UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 14, 2014

Hotels

Hotel Banyan Tree, Al Wadi: Luxury at its Finest

A long day out in the desert majestically ended with a close encounter with luxury that can only be offered at Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel - one of the finest resorts I've visited to date. This hotel…

April 14, 2014 | Recommended | Ras al-Khaimah

Make Your Cookies Truly Yours

Food Gadgets

April 13, 2014

Food Gadgets

Make Your Cookies Truly Yours

If you have an amazing cooking recipe and want to show off in front of your friends, these personalized rolling pins are just what you need.  Engraving those cookies with your own name is an…

April 13, 2014

Reconfirming: The Best Breakfast You Can Have in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 12, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Reconfirming: The Best Breakfast You Can Have in Lebanon

What a beautiful day. It was 9am on an awesome sunny morning when we reached The Four Seasons hotel. With a big smile on her face, the hostess welcomed us in... "Good morning sir, the weather is…

April 12, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

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