Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Bread & Bakeries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Bread & Bakeries

June 04, 2018 | Hamra & Verdun

Famous for its low priced croissants, Al-Sheikh serves a good quality while speaking the local language. Buttery and…

Al Rayess Men Chtaura: A Kiosk on Hamra Street

Sandwiches | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 11, 2017

Al Rayess Men Chtaura: A Kiosk on Hamra Street

Sandwiches

April 11, 2017 | Street Food | Hamra & Verdun

Driving by Hamra street, a kiosk grabbed my attention: yellow and red, beautifully designed with wheels and heavy metal…

Kaldi: A Coffee Experience on Jeanne D'Arc Street

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 04, 2016

Kaldi: A Coffee Experience on Jeanne D'Arc Street

Breakfast & Coffee

December 04, 2016 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Hamra & Verdun

Probably the first coffee bar in Lebanon is now open on Jeanne D'Arc street. It's called KALDI; a speciality coffee…

The Hot Dog Faktory Beirut: Gourmet Hotdogs

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 02, 2016

The Hot Dog Faktory Beirut: Gourmet Hotdogs

American

November 02, 2016 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

From Geneva to Lausanne and now Beirut, The Hot Dog Faktory is a Lebanese concept that first opened in Switzerland is…

Appetito Trattoria Hamra: Trying the Pizza

Italian | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 08, 2016

Appetito Trattoria Hamra: Trying the Pizza

Italian

April 08, 2016 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

It has taken me sometime to come here but as they say it's better late then never. Appetito is the Italian trattoria…

Ferdinand Doesn't Cease to Amaze Me

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 26, 2015

Ferdinand Doesn't Cease to Amaze Me

American

September 26, 2015 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Back in November of 2014 the experience started with a smile and ended with one. We were welcomed by the manager who…

Jai: Can't Get Enough of Exotic Flavors of Asia

Asian/Chinese | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 23, 2015

Jai: Can't Get Enough of Exotic Flavors of Asia

Asian/Chinese

February 23, 2015 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

I’m back, yes back in less than a month to enjoy one of the finest Asian cuisines in Lebanon. Just remembering my…

Food Style: Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 25, 2015

Food Style: Don't Judge a Book by its Cover

American

January 25, 2015 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

I have passed several times in front of Food Style, but never ever felt that push to step in. It's weird how some…

Jai: Succulent Flavors of Asia in Lebanon

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 22, 2015

Jai: Succulent Flavors of Asia in Lebanon

International Cuisine

January 22, 2015 | Japanese & Sushi | Hamra & Verdun

Finally, yes, I did it! I'm trying Jai because honestly, to date, I didn't hear a single negative review about the…

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

Burgers | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 09, 2014

Ferdinand: A Gastropub and Tasty Food

Burgers

November 09, 2014 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

The experience started with a smile and hopefully will end with one. We were welcomed by the manager who ran to show us…

Lina's Rabieh: The Region Needed it Badly

Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 06, 2014

Lina's Rabieh: The Region Needed it Badly

Spotted Stories

February 06, 2014 | Mount Lebanon

We, residents of the upper Metn region have been waiting for a coffee place to open in our area. With such a booming…

CNN: 10 Best Bars in Beirut

News

April 11, 2013

CNN: 10 Best Bars in Beirut

News

April 11, 2013 | Popular

As reported on CNN, here's the top 10 Bars in Beirut, what's your favorite place or suggested choice...? Summer is…

Casper & Gambini's AUB: A Stand-Alone Restaurant

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2013

Casper & Gambini's AUB: A Stand-Alone Restaurant

International Cuisine

February 28, 2013 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

Casper & Gambini’s opened its latest branch facing the American University Hospital, in the heart of Beirut…

Casper & Gambini's Verdun... Calling For Attention

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 22, 2013

Casper & Gambini's Verdun... Calling For Attention

International Cuisine

February 22, 2013 | Pizza | Hamra & Verdun

How about having some Sushi on a Friday to welcome the week-end? Why not...  I drove down to Verdun to taste the…

Cafe Hamra: History Meets Modernism

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 07, 2013

Cafe Hamra: History Meets Modernism

International Cuisine

February 07, 2013 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun

Walking along Hamra street is a treat on its own. A well known bubbling street, where locals and foreigners alike have…

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 10, 2013

T-Marbouta in Hamra: More Than An Arabic Letter

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 10, 2013 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

T-Marbouta is an original place, or at least it was for me the second I walked into the place where everyone seemed to…

Starbucks Hamra: A Home Away from Home

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 05, 2013

Starbucks Hamra: A Home Away from Home

American

January 05, 2013 | Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun

The last time I passed by Starbucks Hamra was around eight years ago when my friends and I used to visit this renowned…

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 29, 2012

Hamra’s Alleyway Welcomes Garage 78 St.

International Cuisine

October 29, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

If you’ve visited Hamra’s alleyway in recent months, you’ve probably noticed the slew of bars that…

Gino's Gelateria Hamra: A Traditional Italian Taste

Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 04, 2012

Gino's Gelateria Hamra: A Traditional Italian Taste

Restaurants

September 04, 2012 | Reviews | Hamra & Verdun

At the end of the Hamra street, and just before reaching Kaiten is Gino's. A nice looking funky small ice cream parlor…

Breakfast At 35 Rooms Hotel, Hamra

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 25, 2012

Breakfast At 35 Rooms Hotel, Hamra

Breakfast & Coffee

July 25, 2012 | International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun

This morning, I left home on a mission to find a nice place to have a calm and decent breakfast in Beirut. Where should…

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 105: Hamra

News

July 16, 2012

Lebanon’s Restaurants Hubs 105: Hamra

News

July 16, 2012

BRISK, Natural Self-Served: Natural Coffee Shop/Canteen located in the heart of Hamra Street serving breakfast,…

February 30: One Of The Funkiest Pubs In Hamra

International Cuisine | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 14, 2012

February 30: One Of The Funkiest Pubs In Hamra

International Cuisine

April 14, 2012 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

Located in Hamra at the entrance of the new Alleyway, February 30 is the funkiest pub-restaurant around the…

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