Le2metna Snack: Flavors of Home Prepared with Love, in Sarba

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 25, 2018

Le2metna Snack: Flavors of Home Prepared with Love, in Sarba

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

November 25, 2018 | Restaurants | Keserwan

It feels like home from the minute you walk in. Fresh aromas of food, two chefs working behind the counter, a gentle…

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Fish & Seafood

November 04, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Mhanna Sur Mer is one of my favorite Lebanese/Seafood restaurants for as long as I can remember. It has been an address…

Breakfast at Al Ajami Beirut: Preserving Lebanese Traditions For Years

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2018

Breakfast at Al Ajami Beirut: Preserving Lebanese Traditions For Years

Breakfast & Coffee

September 16, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Open for as long as my father remembers, Al Ajami is a traditional restaurant that has moved from the heart of Beirut…

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Breakfast & Coffee

September 06, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Sit back and relax, blend in with the setup, listen to the jokes, live the experience and don’t expect anything…

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2018

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

Fish & Seafood

August 24, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

I love it here, more and more every time. Simple and unpretentious, the seafood place owned by Gerge and his family…

Sawani Falfoul: Great Food and Great Vibes for Breakfast and Beyond

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 23, 2018

Sawani Falfoul: Great Food and Great Vibes for Breakfast and Beyond

Breakfast & Coffee

August 23, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

I ate, enjoyed my time, felt transported... I wished time would stop. I had an amazing plate of foul, an awesome plate…

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Khan Jbeil: Live Back History in Byblos’ Old Souk

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Walking the old souk of Jbeil, enjoying the beautiful weather of this amazing city, I stopped in front of a stone…

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Moria, or the old olive tree, a restaurant open on Jounieh’s old souk, serves a Lebanese and middle eastern…

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

Mechwar Videos | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

May 27, 2018

Ramadan in Saida: Iftar and Suhour (An Exciting Video)

Mechwar Videos

May 27, 2018 | Popular | Saida

Saida’s old town easily rivals its counterparts across the region. Extraordinarily well preserved, the cool,…

Today is International Hummus Day! From Lebanon to the World

News

May 13, 2018

Today is International Hummus Day! From Lebanon to the World

News

May 13, 2018

The world recognizes the delicious flavors of blended chickpeas, olive oil, and spices on International Hummus Day. The…

The World’s Best Hummus

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

May 01, 2018 | Popular | Antelias

It’s the world’s best Hummus by far! It’s the smoothest, softest, most tender and extremely flavorful…

Issa: Foul, Fatteh, Msabbaha and Hummus for Breakfast in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

Issa: Foul, Fatteh, Msabbaha and Hummus for Breakfast in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut

Located behind the Arab university, Issa has been serving foul and hummus for as long as Beirut remembers. Staff…

Semsom Oman: A Lebanese Escape in Muscat!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

April 10, 2018

Semsom Oman: A Lebanese Escape in Muscat!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 10, 2018 | Recommended | Oman

I’ve been to Semsom Oman many times already, enjoying the experience and feeling like walking home! Today, I am…

Breakfast at Freehand New York; The Taste of Love and Touch of Innovation

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Breakfast at Freehand New York; The Taste of Love and Touch of Innovation

Breakfast & Coffee

April 01, 2018 | Hotels | New York

When New York is on a storm alert, and you wake up at four excited to see it... a great day has to start with a hefty…

Tik Tak Abou Rami: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Positive Vibes in El Mina, Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

January 29, 2018

Tik Tak Abou Rami: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Positive Vibes in El Mina, Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee

January 29, 2018 | Recommended | Tripoli

I was recently indulging in an early morning tour around the tight streets of Tripoli and Mina. Foul and hummus is a…

Dinner at Liza Beirut: Good Food in a Beautiful Setup

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 16, 2017

Dinner at Liza Beirut: Good Food in a Beautiful Setup

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

November 16, 2017 | Recommended | Achrafieh

In an old Lebanese house nestled in the heart of Achrafieh, delicious upmarket Lebanese food is served. It’s…

The Lebanese Mezze Table: Much More Than Food, A Social Gathering!

Mechwar Videos | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

September 30, 2017

The Lebanese Mezze Table: Much More Than Food, A Social Gathering!

Mechwar Videos

September 30, 2017 | News | Lebanon

Meze or mezze is a selection of small dishes served to accompany alcoholic drinks in the Near East, the Balkans,…

Ummi: Lunch Left Me Lost for Words...

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

Beirut

September 19, 2017

Ummi: Lunch Left Me Lost for Words...

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 19, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Ummi: Where Traditional and Authentic Lebanese Food Will Surely Make you Happier... The work of a master who has…

Living Abroad, An Easy Way to Remember the Flavors of Lebanon

News

September 08, 2017

Living Abroad, An Easy Way to Remember the Flavors of Lebanon

News

September 08, 2017

Discover the taste of home with some of Lebanon’s most famous dishes.

Semsom: Tasty Flavors of Lebanon... With an Enjoyable Twist

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

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Semsom: Tasty Flavors of Lebanon... With an Enjoyable Twist

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 28, 2017 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

I've been a big fan of Semsom since I first discovered it in Achrafieh back in 2008. I love their signature twist on…

Fouad Khalil's Lebanese Restaurant: It's Happiness Guaranteed

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2017

Fouad Khalil's Lebanese Restaurant: It's Happiness Guaranteed

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 21, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

Fouad is a small restaurant in Nabe3 el Mghara, Hrajel located far away from the tourists and the main road.…

Breakfast in Tyre Has One Address: Mazraani!

Breakfast & Coffee | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 06, 2017

Breakfast in Tyre Has One Address: Mazraani!

Breakfast & Coffee

August 06, 2017 | Recommended | South Lebanon

Tyre, home of Lebanon's most beautiful beachfront and tastiest breakfast. I was back for the tasty local street…

Diwan Beirut: A Memorable Experience from Start to Finish

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2017

Diwan Beirut: A Memorable Experience from Start to Finish

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 10, 2017 | Recommended | Metn

This place looks so refreshing and happy... Now open on Zalka's main highway, welcome to Diwan Beirut, a concept by the…

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 01, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News

July 01, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil.…

Memorize: A Terrace and Restaurant in Anfeh

International Cuisine | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 15, 2017

Memorize: A Terrace and Restaurant in Anfeh

International Cuisine

June 15, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Located on the second floor of an old house in Anfeh, Memorize serves guests with a selection of international and…

Bayrut Street Food: Great Food, Great Service! A Transformation

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

Beirut

June 12, 2017

Bayrut Street Food: Great Food, Great Service! A Transformation

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

June 12, 2017 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

I have a new favorite Lebanese eatery in Beirut, it's called Bayrut Street Food. The last time I was here, I left…

Woodbees: Fresh Sandwiches You Must Try!

Recommended | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 15, 2017

Woodbees: Fresh Sandwiches You Must Try!

Recommended

May 15, 2017 | Restaurants | Metn

Located on Zalka's highway, Woodbees is a casual restaurant by Wooden Bakery. Woodbees offers a selection of…

Hummus: Mix Chickpeas with Tahina, Lemon and Olive Oil...

Kitchen

May 13, 2017

Hummus: Mix Chickpeas with Tahina, Lemon and Olive Oil...

Kitchen

May 13, 2017 | News

Simple but glorious, Hummus has become the darling dip for vast populations of foodies throughout Europe, America and…

Hummus Day Happens on May 13th: Let's Celebrate, 4 Ways to Eat Hummus

News

May 13, 2017

Hummus Day Happens on May 13th: Let's Celebrate, 4 Ways to Eat Hummus

News

May 13, 2017 | Popular

Simple but glorious, Hummus has become the darling dip for vast populations of foodies throughout Europe, America and…

13th of May is Hummus Day: Let's Celebrate Our Local Heritage

News

May 12, 2017

13th of May is Hummus Day: Let's Celebrate Our Local Heritage

News

May 12, 2017

International Hummus Day – May 13 The world recognizes the delicious flavors of blended chickpeas, olive oil and…

Semsom Eatery: Delicious Lebanese Flavors in New York!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | New York USA Americas

USA

April 08, 2017

Semsom Eatery: Delicious Lebanese Flavors in New York!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

April 08, 2017 | Recommended | New York

Taking the Hop-on-Hop-off bus around New York City, I spotted Semsom on Astor and Broadway. The Lebanese eatery…

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Good Food, Great Vibes!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 17, 2017

Kahwet el Mandaloun: Good Food, Great Vibes!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

March 17, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

It was one of the few times when writing a review was not even planned. One of the few times when I sat planning to…

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 17, 2017

Al Challal: A Lebanese Restaurant in Jezzine

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 17, 2017 | Restaurants | South Lebanon

We chose Al Challal to have lunch while shooting an episode of Mechwar on Jezzine. Al Challal is a Lebanese restaurant…

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

February 02, 2017

Mazarine Coffee: The Tartines of San Francisco

Breakfast & Coffee

February 02, 2017 | Recommended | San Francisco

Walking down the streets of San Francisco, a coffee shop grabbed my attention. Mazarine Coffee looks fresh with a…

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 16, 2017

Restaurant Fawzi: Back for Some Good Lebanese Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 16, 2017 | Recommended | Keserwan

It has been two years since I last visited Fawzi up in Faqra... I remember the food  as being good and most…

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 13, 2016

Chez Sami: Good Food... Unacceptable Service!

Fish & Seafood

November 13, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Last time I was at Chez Sami was in 2012 and even though I haven't visited since, the reputation of this famous…

Can't Sleep? Hummus Among Other Foods Can Help

News

September 24, 2016

Can't Sleep? Hummus Among Other Foods Can Help

News

September 24, 2016

Tossing and turning when it’s time for bed? Tried every sleep-inducing tactic you know?  You may want to…

Abou Jihad: Enjoy a Delicious Lebanese Lunch

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 11, 2016

Abou Jihad: Enjoy a Delicious Lebanese Lunch

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 11, 2016 | Recommended | Metn

You enter into a clean and neat restaurant where fresh aromas welcome you into Abou Jihad, a Lebanese restaurant like…

Fouad: An Enjoyable Lebanese Gathering

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 31, 2016

Fouad: An Enjoyable Lebanese Gathering

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 31, 2016 | Recommended | Keserwan

I would call it a my Coup de Coeur, a dream place, a home away from home… Fouad is a small restaurant nestled on…

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

June 19, 2016

Create More Memories with Dad: NGNO's Ideas

News

June 19, 2016 | Popular | Lebanon

Father's Day is on June 21, but how about you plan some fun things to do with your dad this whole coming week... If you…

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

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

Beirut

February 28, 2016

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood at its Finest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 28, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

It's a restaurant with a rich history, a restaurant I used to visit on Jal el Dib highway before it opened its iconic…

Al Halabi: The Real Flavors of Lebanese Mezze

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 22, 2016

Al Halabi: The Real Flavors of Lebanese Mezze

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 22, 2016 | Recommended | Antelias

This isn't just any restaurant. It's a place that serves the finest Lebanese food in Lebanon and probably in the world.…

The Hummus Games at Semsom, Oman

Events | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

November 29, 2015

The Hummus Games at Semsom, Oman

Events

November 29, 2015 | News | Oman

After witnessing the Hummus games of Lebanon where more than 25 bloggers competed to produce the best hummus, I was…

Cedar's Hummus: Lebanese Quality in America

Tasty Discoveries | Chicago USA Americas

USA

October 31, 2015

Cedar's Hummus: Lebanese Quality in America

Tasty Discoveries

October 31, 2015 | Chicago

Here’s a Lebanese product with American roots – Cedar’s Hummus, produced in Boston, makes traditional…

Matar: Homey Breakfast and Lunch in Aley

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 18, 2015

Matar: Homey Breakfast and Lunch in Aley

Breakfast & Coffee

September 18, 2015 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Open for the last 30 years, Matar is a small place with three tables and a counter handled by Bahij…

Al Mashhour: Delicious Food Up in Rashaya el Wadi

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 25, 2015

Al Mashhour: Delicious Food Up in Rashaya el Wadi

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 25, 2015 | Recommended | South Lebanon

In the region of Rashaya el Wadi, is a restaurant, a Lebanese restaurant called Mashhour. Mashhour, or "famous" in…

Esclapio: The Lebanese Restaurant of Douma

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 03, 2015

Esclapio: The Lebanese Restaurant of Douma

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 03, 2015 | Restaurants | North Lebanon

I have been dreaming of visiting Douma for a long while now, a village we learned about in history books - its stones…

Abou Rabih: A Non Touristic Breakfast Place in Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

July 17, 2015

Abou Rabih: A Non Touristic Breakfast Place in Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee

July 17, 2015 | Street Food | Tripoli

Hidden inside the streets of Zahriyyeh, Tripoli is a place called Abou Rabih. Far from tourists’ eyes, Abou Rabih…

Hummus and Muhammara: How It's Made

Tasty Discoveries

July 17, 2015

Hummus and Muhammara: How It's Made

Tasty Discoveries

July 17, 2015

Chef Simsum, a new homey atelier in Mazraat Yachouh, opened its door for us to see for ourselves how hummus and…

TicTac Abou Rami: Al Mina's Favorite Foul

Breakfast & Coffee | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 25, 2015

TicTac Abou Rami: Al Mina's Favorite Foul

Breakfast & Coffee

June 25, 2015 | Recommended | Tripoli

I was recently indulging in an early morning tour around the tight streets of Tripoli and Mina. Foul and hummus is a…

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