Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

Asian/Chinese | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Ioki: An Excellent Sushi in Istanbul

It has appeared on the lists, in all my searches, it’s one of the capital’s best Asian restaurants according to many... after a bit so pleasant lunch down at the Bosphorus, we grabbed a…

September 21, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Istanbul

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle: My Second Visit

Back to Sushi Circle... after a not-too-pleasant experience exactly one year ago, I was back to check on the updates. Mabrouk for the new menu which has shrunk from 29 pages to 21 with a new more…

May 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Wagamama: I Love it! All Around the World

Asian/Chinese | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Wagamama: I Love it! All Around the World

I’m a fan of the brand, I’ve been to its restaurants in Istanbul, London and now Malta; spreading happiness and inspiring casual Japanese cuisine since 1992. Ramen before it became a…

April 13, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Malta

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 24, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami Antelias: New Decor, New Menu, Good Taste

I heard that tsunami has moved to a new location in Antelias, but I never imagined it would be such a marvel. Welcome to Tsunami Antelias, a wide restaurant created to amaze. Arrive in front of a…

March 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Asian/Chinese

UMI Asian Cuisine: A Restaurant in Mtayleb

Take a trip to Asia! Start by visiting Japan, continue to China and finish in Thailand. UMI is Mtayleb’s latest Asian restaurant proposing a cuisine from the four corners of the far-east. On…

March 03, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

Asian/Chinese | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 20, 2019

Asian/Chinese

Yakiniku: The Gourmet Japanese Grill of Gemmayze

The “YA” family has taken over Gemmayze transforming it into “Asia Town” a concept after the other, and they are all awesome!!!! Mitsu-Ya has one of the best Sushi in…

January 20, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 17, 2019

Airports

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Unfortunately Salt is too expensive, that’s why having a meal here every time I travel is close to impossible; paying high rents, this upscale restaurant located after check-in, was obliged to…

January 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Where to Eat Good Sushi in Lebanon: 21 Restaurants You Have to Try

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 02, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Where to Eat Good Sushi in Lebanon: 21 Restaurants You Have to Try

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish…

January 02, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 28, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Caviar: Sushi Bar & Lounge Now in Jal El Dib. I Enjoyed my Dinner!

Driving on the internal road of “Jal el Dib,” a new restaurant caught my attention; Caviar has been open for the last two months in Metn. After serving Furn el Chebbak for two years, it…

December 28, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white tiles and black signs. Not like the other conventional Lebanese sushi…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 25, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Don Eatery: Beirut’s Amazing Asian Street Food Destination

Donburi kitchen and sushi bar, “Don Eatery” by Mario Haddad Junior has been open in Restos St. Nicolas since the start of this restaurant cluster. At Don Eatery, you’ll have…

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Tomo: My Introduction to Japanese Desserts in Paris

A Japanese tea house and pastry sell traditional desserts from Japan with a French touch. Enter to the display of mouthwatering creations and pass the curtain to the cam tea room. Dimmed lights, one…

December 24, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Paris

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Ramen Bowl: Exquisite Food, Great Service , Happy People in Paris

I love Ramens and when I discovered a Ramen place minutes from my hotel with a rating of 4,5, I ran to enjoy it. Ramen Bowl is considered to be the 137th over 15,431 restaurants in Paris. Ramen bowl…

October 15, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Paris

Morimoto Las Vegas: High Quality Japanese Cuisine

Japanese & Sushi

October 02, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Morimoto Las Vegas: High Quality Japanese Cuisine

There’s a waiting list at Morimoto and this for a reason. Fine-dining Sushi is made of rice cooked al-dente, form and not sticky, the finest quality of seafood, professional service, a great…

October 02, 2018 | Restaurants

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

After enjoying a unique experience with Jimmy at the bar two years ago, I was back for sushi at SO this time with Roy handling the scene. Arrive at SO and expect to be greeted by no one. Enter the…

July 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Miyagi: Good and Affordable Sushi Delivery in Metn

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 30, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Miyagi: Good and Affordable Sushi Delivery in Metn

Since Miyagi proposes Shisha with sushi, I decided to order some Japanese rolls home. Served in a carton pizza box, the sushi looks generous but a bit commercial with plastic sheets and lots of…

July 30, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Ginger & Co Sushi Delivery

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 15, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger & Co Sushi Delivery

Professionally delivered in a carton box and plastic recipients, I ordered Ginger & Co on Zomato and waited to be delivered with a thirty minutes delay. In a box of carton, find a selection of…

June 15, 2018 | Reviews | Metn

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Circle Achrafieh, Needs Something...

Red and black placemats, a conveyor belt for grab and eat sushi plates, fresh vibes, music, and staff looking sharp and clean. Sushi circle has been open for some time now, and this is my second…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 14, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Oceanus: A Sushi Restaurant in Achrafieh

Oceanus, a seafood distributor that has a restaurant in the heart of Achrafieh next to Boubouffe and Sushi Circle. An old restaurant, paper placemats found at American diners, tight space with a…

May 14, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Benihana Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Resort: A Lovely Experience

Japanese & Sushi | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 13, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Benihana Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Resort: A Lovely Experience

Famous for serving Sushi and Teppanyaki for the last 50 years, Benihana has been a favorite for its live cooking islands and fine quality sushi. After visiting the one in Beirut, Passing by the Dubai…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 13, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

SAI: Rabieh’s Neighborhood Japanese Eatery is a Favorite

When I noticed that I'd been away from Sai for the last two years, a Japanese diner I used to enjoy at least once a month, it was time to visit again! Sai is much more than a Japanese eatery like any…

March 13, 2018 | Recommended | Metn

Tomo: Exceptional Japanese Flavors in Dubai

Japanese & Sushi | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Tomo: Exceptional Japanese Flavors in Dubai

An authentic Japanese restaurant promoting Japanese culture and food in the Middle East. Over the last three decades, Partner Chef Takahashi with his team of skilled chefs from Japan has gained an…

March 06, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Osaka Beirut: One of the Best Sushi Places in Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 27, 2018

Japanese & Sushi

Osaka Beirut: One of the Best Sushi Places in Lebanon

Considered in the top three best Japanese restaurants in Lebanon, Osaka has been on my to-do list for a long time now. Since the last time I visited, everything has changed for the better... Today's…

January 27, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Moishi: This Mouthwatering Mochi Rocks! A Must Try

Desserts & Sweets | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 24, 2017

Desserts & Sweets

Moishi: This Mouthwatering Mochi Rocks! A Must Try

M'OISHÎ, the leading Japanese Mochi ice-cream provider in the GCC, is proudly created and owned by a Lebanese lady. Bringing the region a fine taste of authentic luxury in a panoply of…

December 24, 2017 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Dubai

I've Tried the Raindrop Cake: Calorie Free, Hydrating and Tasty

News | New York USA Americas

USA

October 24, 2017

News

I've Tried the Raindrop Cake: Calorie Free, Hydrating and Tasty

The Raindrop Cake, a shiny, transparent dessert uses mineral water and agar, a vegan alternative to gelatin, to achieve a creation that basically looks like a silky gift from the heavens:…

October 24, 2017 | Street Food | New York

Tamashii: Delivering Sushi Home

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 08, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Tamashii: Delivering Sushi Home

Tamashii is a Japanese restaurant on Mar Mikhael. There now for a couple of years, it serves a wide selection of innovative rolls. I’ve been there two times, ordered dinner home once and now…

October 08, 2017 | Metn

Mochi Chic: Paris’ Mouthwatering Bites

Ice Cream & Gelato | Paris France Europe

France

September 28, 2017

Ice Cream & Gelato

Mochi Chic: Paris’ Mouthwatering Bites

In Lebanon we’ve been used to only eating Mochis for dessert at Japanese restaurants where the dessert is nothing more than a rice paste with ice cream one could take home and enjoy anytime. In…

September 28, 2017 | Reviews | Paris

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Fish & Seafood | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 29, 2017

Fish & Seafood

Le Sushi Bar: Beirut's Exceptional Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

Beirut has a new name in Japanese fine dining cuisine, Le Sushi Bar, and it’s located in the heart of Achrafieh. I say “new” because the Le Sushi Bar has recently undergone some…

June 29, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh

Zuma Dubai: One of the Top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant-Bars

News

June 28, 2017

News

Zuma Dubai: One of the Top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant-Bars

For the third successive year Zuma Dubai is listed as one of the top 10 on the World's Best International Restaurant Bar list by Tales of The Cocktail. Zuma Dubai has placed on the top 10 list…

June 28, 2017

Sugarfish: An Outstanding Sushi Experience

Asian/Chinese | New York USA Americas

USA

April 26, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Sugarfish: An Outstanding Sushi Experience

After a memorable experience at Sugarfish in California, I couldn't help but try the one in New York, during my last visit. This place is not like just any sushi restaurant, it's the one and…

April 26, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Zuma New York: Much More than a Restaurant

Fusion Cuisine | New York USA Americas

USA

April 19, 2017

Fusion Cuisine

Zuma New York: Much More than a Restaurant

It's much more than a restaurant or a bar, Zuma is an experience, a journey into an amazing concept, where some of this city's most innovative drinks are blended and great food is served. The vibes…

April 19, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA Americas

USA

April 16, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

There's a choice of 12 poke bowls at the Japanese fast food concept 'Turnstyle'. A small portion sold at $12 for which you can have salmon, tuna, chicken or a mix of seafood. Warm rice topped with…

April 16, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish…

April 10, 2017 | News | Lebanon

Mizu Sushi New York: Don't Try it!

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA Americas

USA

April 09, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Mizu Sushi New York: Don't Try it!

Honestly, I was not planning on having dinner at Mizu, but the popular Sugar Fish next door was fully booked. Mizu was empty. Handled by unprofessional and unwelcoming staff, pop music blasting out…

April 09, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Zuma Dubai Wins Best Japanese Restaurant

News

April 09, 2017

News

Zuma Dubai Wins Best Japanese Restaurant

Zuma Dubai has picked up another award re-affirming its position as one of the region’s leading restaurant venues. The popular Japanese restaurant won the GCC’s best Japanese…

April 09, 2017

Tsunami: Bad Delivery Service... Not Recommended!

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 06, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Tsunami: Bad Delivery Service... Not Recommended!

When you call to place a delivery order, and wait for your food to arrive... you expect to enjoy your dinner... especially when it's Sushi! I really don't know where to start... It saddens me to…

February 06, 2017 | Reviews | Antelias

Poke Green: Genuine Poke Bowls and Sushi Burritos

Asian/Chinese | New York USA Americas

USA

January 21, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Poke Green: Genuine Poke Bowls and Sushi Burritos

Poke is the trend, a national craze taking New York City by storm, so I had to try it. Located in the Financial District on Pearl street is Poke Green, a place that has been open for a couple of…

January 21, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Ippudo East Village: New York's Awesome Bowls of Ramen

Asian/Chinese | New York USA Americas

USA

January 20, 2017

Asian/Chinese

Ippudo East Village: New York's Awesome Bowls of Ramen

Ramen is the latest food trend around the world. We decided to enjoy some at Ippudo, an international chain of Ramen based in Japan. Due to the popularity of the place, I expected to wait. We did so…

January 20, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | New York

Sushi Restaurants: The Ugly Green Cheap Plastic Leaves are a Big NO!

Popular | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 13, 2017

Popular

Sushi Restaurants: The Ugly Green Cheap Plastic Leaves are a Big NO!

I really don't know how many Japanese restaurants are open today in Lebanon, do you?  More than 15 years ago, a couple of sushi places popped out and since then things have gotten out of…

January 13, 2017 | Spotted Stories | Lebanon

Ichiban Express Delivery: Professional Packaging, Good Food

Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 06, 2017

Japanese & Sushi

Ichiban Express Delivery: Professional Packaging, Good Food

Ichiban Express is a popular casual sushi restaurant with more than a dozen locations across Lebanon. I've been ordering a lot from them lately and have realized that their rolls as well as their…

January 06, 2017 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Le Mido: Enjoy Traditional Japanese Food in Paris

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

November 29, 2016

Asian/Chinese

Le Mido: Enjoy Traditional Japanese Food in Paris

We came across Le Mido by mistake. Specializing in Japanese and Chinese cuisine, Le Mido is a very casual restaurant which serves good quality food. I have tried eating sushi in Paris several times…

November 29, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Paris

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 09, 2016

Comparative Review

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from now on. Feeling like having an enjoyable meal, I'll be ordering the same item from three to four different places for a…

November 09, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon

Sai Saki: Fast Food Sushi in Naccache

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 01, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Sai Saki: Fast Food Sushi in Naccache

In the most unlikely place to open a restaurant, on one of the country's less traveled roads, is a small sushi restaurant called "Sai Saki". Inside this 12 square meters  you'll find more chairs…

November 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Antelias

Sugarfish: An Umami Experience

Japanese & Sushi | California USA Americas

USA

October 22, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Sugarfish: An Umami Experience

One of California's most talked-about restaurants is located on Sunset Boulevard: Sugarfish. This sushi place, run by a family, is committed to quality and excellence. The place has a touch of style…

October 22, 2016 | Recommended | California

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Recommended | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Recommended

An Exceptional Sushi Croissant is Called "California Croissant"

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco has introduced the "California Croissant" a croissant stuffed with sushi. it's awesome and seems to be the new trend making waves. Mr. Holme's…

October 17, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | San Francisco

Le Sushi Bar: Guaranteed Dining Enjoyment!

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 08, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Le Sushi Bar: Guaranteed Dining Enjoyment!

Le Sushi Bar, Beirut's popular Japanese restaurant has been serving local and international clients with fine Asian creations improved and updated on a yearly basis. I've been here several…

September 08, 2016 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Mon Maki a Moi: Someone's Maki... Not Mine

Japanese & Sushi | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 27, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Mon Maki a Moi: Someone's Maki... Not Mine

Tonight we try Mon Maki a Moi... The second branch of a famous local restaurant. Newly open onDbayeh's internal road, MonMaki aMoi is a sushi restaurant many have been talking about. With…

August 27, 2016 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

Osaka Beirut: Good Food, New Decor

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 28, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Osaka Beirut: Good Food, New Decor

Osaka has recently changed and improved literally everything in it's premises in Hamra, taking the Japanese experience to another level. After ten years of operation, Osaka now boasts a new decor, a…

June 28, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut

What Does Your Favorite Sushi Say About You?

News

June 09, 2016

News

What Does Your Favorite Sushi Say About You?

What does your favorite sushi say about you... Here's a fun infographic by sushi and coffee lover Ryoko Iwata that reveals certain facets of your personality based on your favorite type of sushi.

June 09, 2016

Sushi Hanpan 스시한판: First Encounter with Sushi in Seoul

Japanese & Sushi

May 07, 2016

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Hanpan 스시한판: First Encounter with Sushi in Seoul

To tell you the truth, I wasn't ready to adventure into real Korean cuisine yet. After a long flight of 11 hours, time changes and fatigue, I went down to the mall under the hotel - I heard it's the…

May 07, 2016 | Restaurants

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