Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Felicie: French Eatery in the Heart of Mar Mikhael

French

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Much more than a French restaurant, Felicie is a beautiful piece of architecture open in the heart of Mar Mikhael.…

El Mexicano: Faraya’s Great Mexican Food Has Landed in Beirut

Mexican | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 24, 2018

El Mexicano: Faraya’s Great Mexican Food Has Landed in Beirut

Mexican

October 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

From the high mountains of Faraya comes El Mexicano. In a restaurant where Mexican food is handled with love, visit for…

The Original Em Ali: From Souk el Tayeb to Gemmayze

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

The Original Em Ali: From Souk el Tayeb to Gemmayze

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 25, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

“Oum Ali”, the one and only Saj Queen famous from (Souk el Tayeb) and (Souk el Akel) has opened a breakfast…

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 25, 2018

Home Sweet Home: Enjoy Breakfast in Mar Mikhael

Breakfast & Coffee

September 25, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Celebrating one year this October, Home Sweet Home is your home away from home in the heart of Mar Mikhael. It feels…

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2018

The Sage Parlour: Breakfast Extravaganza in Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

September 23, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I’ve had such good food in San Francisco, in New York in Paris and Rome... I’ve had amazing food around the…

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 15, 2018

Tavolina: Casual Italian and Good in Beirut

Italian

March 15, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

One of Beirut’s best Italian restaurants is located in Mar Mikhael next to Prune and Das-Kutche. Open for more…

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 17, 2017

Das Kuche: Gourmet Sausages and Potatoes Now Served in Mar Mikhael

News

December 17, 2017 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

From Souk el Akel to Mar Mikhael, a gourmet concept is now open serving a wide selection of sausages,…

STREET FOOD SOUK GIVES STARTUPS A MARKET TASTE

Press | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 01, 2017

STREET FOOD SOUK GIVES STARTUPS A MARKET TASTE

Press

December 01, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

Bimpos.com The street provides a training ground for food and beverage concepts to own their own bricks and mortar…

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2017

Brunch at Sud... A Vibrant Sunday with the Family

Breakfast & Coffee

November 05, 2017 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Sunny side up, music, lively vibes, a sizzling mood... this Sunday, angels were passing by at SUD down in Mar…

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 10, 2017

Lobster Society: I’ve Had Better Lobster Rolls

Restaurants

October 10, 2017 | Reviews | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A carton box with the restaurant’s logo on the sticker, a recyclable bag, white napkins and wooden cutlery, I was…

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 28, 2017

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

September 28, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Beirut Marathon heads into its 15th year of bringing runners together from Lebanon and around the world for the…

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ

August 28, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I heard about Lebanon's first "Kharouf" restaurant but I honestly was not expecting it to be as sexy as this! Kharouf,…

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Mac n' Cheese: Macaroni Has Its Own Shop in Mar Mikhael

American

August 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Mac n' Cheese, the famous street food stand of Souk el Akel, is now in Mar Mikhael. Proudly Lebanese, these macaroni…

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 30, 2017

Frooza: Your Unconventional Ice Cream Shop

Ice Cream & Gelato

January 30, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Yes, you can now enjoy and experience Frooza everyday in Mar Mikhael. This new ice cream concept is inspired by the…

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 27, 2017

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's the story of three brothers with a big passion for food. Known as the "hats" brothers, the boys started at Souk el…

CENTRAL STATION, BEIRUT: Winner of “Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East”

News

October 31, 2016

CENTRAL STATION, BEIRUT: Winner of “Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East”

News

October 31, 2016 | Popular

The World's 50 Best Bars: Central Station in Beirut ranks at No. 26 and is one of the 15 new entries. Armenia…

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 22, 2016

Beirut Restaurants Festival 2016

Events

October 22, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The first edition of the Beirut Restaurants Festival opened at the Trainstation in Mar Mikhael on Friday the 30th of…

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 11, 2016

Goji: Pizza on French Bread

Pizza

July 11, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Goji is the latest concept to open on Mar Mikhael street. Brought to us by the same people of Frank's hot dog, this…

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 01, 2016

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ

March 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I know... It has taken me a bit of time to visit The Butcher's BBQ joint but as the saying goes, it's always…

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 26, 2016

Souk el Akel Comes to Mar Mikhael for a Week; The Junkyard Experience!

Events

February 26, 2016 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

For the first time in Lebanon, be prepared to live a unique experience, a one of its kind and never been enjoyed before…

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 19, 2016

Sandwich w Noss: A Revolutionary Sandwich Concept in Gemmayze

Popular

February 19, 2016 | Sandwiches | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's a revolution for many reasons, the name is fun and its marketing campaign is exceptional... The concept grabbed my…

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 05, 2016

Enab: A Delectable Lebanese on Mar Mikhael

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

February 05, 2016 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It's about a Lebanese restaurant in the center of Mar Mikhael, a refurbished old house left as is, where local food is…

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 02, 2015

Souk el Akel's Christmas Market; Mar Mikhael 2015

Events

December 02, 2015 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Mar Mikhael, Bus Station, December 2-6 from 4pm to 10pm For the first time in Lebanon Beirut will enjoy a Christmas…

Mario e Mario: Finally! The Chef and Menu Have Changed

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 30, 2015

Mario e Mario: Finally! The Chef and Menu Have Changed

Italian

November 30, 2015 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The last few days of of my summer were crowned with dinners at Mario e Mario up on the terrace. Enchanted by fine…

Beirut's First Christmas Food Market: Mar Mikhael, December 2nd 2015

Events

November 20, 2015

Beirut's First Christmas Food Market: Mar Mikhael, December 2nd 2015

Events

November 20, 2015 | News

For the first time in Lebanon Beirut will enjoy a Christmas Food Market! All over the world Christmas food markets are…

Seza: Authentic Armenian Flavors

Armenian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 29, 2015

Seza: Authentic Armenian Flavors

Armenian

July 29, 2015 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Beautiful! I was struck with a great first impression as I walked through the door at Seza. Opened for five years…

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 08, 2015

Marinella: Le Coin Italien des Habitués

Italian

June 08, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape…

Sako 1967: A Sandwicheria on Armenia Street

Sandwiches | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 30, 2015

Sako 1967: A Sandwicheria on Armenia Street

Sandwiches

May 30, 2015 | Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I wasn’t planning on trying it surely wasn't expecting it to be that good but happily ended up enjoying some real…

Achrafieh 2020: Discover Armenia Street, A Car Free Day

Events | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 21, 2015

Achrafieh 2020: Discover Armenia Street, A Car Free Day

Events

May 21, 2015 | Mechwar Videos | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

After Achrafieh, Rmeil, Mar Mikhayel, Gemmayzé, Monot, Abdel Wahab Sodeco, it was the turn of Armenia Street…

Jad's El Mediterraneo Drink Hoping to Take Over the World

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

December 21, 2014

Jad's El Mediterraneo Drink Hoping to Take Over the World

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

December 21, 2014

Something people can't deny is that the Central Station's concept is avant-gardist in Lebanon. A cocktail bar proposing…

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

Burgers | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 19, 2014

Acoté: Sandwiches from Around the World Land on Mar Mikhael

Burgers

December 19, 2014 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

This month, a new place opened its doors, Acoté, which in French means "next to it". The new cafe which opened…

Divvy: Flavors of Food and Fun

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 16, 2014

Divvy: Flavors of Food and Fun

International Cuisine

October 16, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I went to a preopening dinner at Divvy, a new place that just officially opened on Mar Michael. The experience was…

Smoking Bun: A Fine Addictive Street Food Burger 

Street Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 14, 2014

Smoking Bun: A Fine Addictive Street Food Burger 

Street Food

October 14, 2014 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It was time that NoGarlicNoOnions try the Smoking Bun – a small burger joint making waves today. Located on Mar…

DIVVY: Where Food Sharing is Emphasized…

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 09, 2014

DIVVY: Where Food Sharing is Emphasized…

International Cuisine

October 09, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Here I am, one of the first people to walk into a new restaurant concept in Mar Mikahel. Welcome to DIVVY, Samer…

Prune: Always a Pleasure

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 04, 2014

Prune: Always a Pleasure

French

October 04, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Here I am, back at Prune, back for the third time to enjoy some of my favorite dishes including their fine foie gras,…

Let's Enjoy a Luscious Breakfast at Bar Tartine

Breakfast & Coffee | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2014

Let's Enjoy a Luscious Breakfast at Bar Tartine

Breakfast & Coffee

August 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I haven't been to Bar Tartine in a while now and decided to head down for a hefty breakfast before starting my day. I…

The Extravagant Junkyard Has Seen the Light...

Spotted Stories | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2014

The Extravagant Junkyard Has Seen the Light...

Spotted Stories

August 22, 2014 | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I've been waiting for so long... So long for this unidentified project to see the light. More than six months ago, I…

DIVVY: A New Restaurant is Opening Soon

News

August 15, 2014

DIVVY: A New Restaurant is Opening Soon

News

August 15, 2014

I think many of you have heard by now the stories about Roadster and the change of management, now in the hands of…

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 01, 2014

SUD: Good Food and Great Ambiance is Guaranteed Every Time

French

July 01, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The tent has been removed, the nylon covers have been wrapped up... Welcome the summer vibes of La Cour Saint…

Oslo: Lebanon's Famous Ice Cream and Cakes Parlor!

Ice Cream & Gelato | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 26, 2014

Oslo: Lebanon's Famous Ice Cream and Cakes Parlor!

Ice Cream & Gelato

April 26, 2014 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Who doesn't know Oslo by now, the famous ice cream maker who took Lebanon by storm, offering one of the finest…

Bar Tartine: A Unique Eatery Opens at ABC Achrafieh

News | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 08, 2014

Bar Tartine: A Unique Eatery Opens at ABC Achrafieh

News

April 08, 2014 | Shopping Mall | Achrafieh

Bar Tartine has finally opened to the public in ABC Achrafieh. We spotted their 'opening soon' sign a while back and…

Mario e Mario: Homemade, the Italian Way

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 23, 2014

Mario e Mario: Homemade, the Italian Way

Italian

February 23, 2014 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

There are two people in town that create a buzz whenever their names are involved- Mario Haddad Senior and Mario Haddad…

Discover SUD's New Tasty Menu: Some Fine and Innovative Creations

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 28, 2014

Discover SUD's New Tasty Menu: Some Fine and Innovative Creations

French

January 28, 2014 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

SUD is one of those places I go to every now and then when I feel the need to escape the city's bustle. It's a monthly…

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 20, 2013

2013: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

Italian

December 20, 2013 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Any dish served in Italian restaurant is simply. Pizzas, pastas and risottos, Italian cuisine is great. Voted for many…

2013: Best Italian Pizza in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 15, 2013

2013: Best Italian Pizza in Lebanon

Italian

December 15, 2013 | Pizza | Lebanon

Italian food has always been a favorite in Lebanon. 2013 witnessed a boom of new Italian restaurants, where…

Prune: A Yummy French Cuisine... Like no Other

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 02, 2013

Prune: A Yummy French Cuisine... Like no Other

French

December 02, 2013 | Popular | Beirut

Lebanon is truly an amazing country and regardless of anything that goes on - the positive vibes prevails and a great…

Tavolina: Back for the Pizza and More

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 17, 2013

Tavolina: Back for the Pizza and More

Italian

October 17, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I was recently welcomed as a new member of the Academia Italiana Della Cucina with a lunch at Tavolina that gathered…

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2013

SUD... A Must Visit: La Cour Saint Michel Will Put a Smile on Your Face

French

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

It was truly love at first sight, the minute I laid eyes on SUD. A restaurant that's really special in so many ways is…

Back to BlackRock... Where the Meat Speaks for Itself

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 08, 2013

Back to BlackRock... Where the Meat Speaks for Itself

Grill&BBQ

September 08, 2013 | International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

I've already been to BlackRock twice and have not stopped talking about its premium meat since. What used to be a…

Tavolina: I Found it... A Pizza Worth a Trophy

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 31, 2013

Tavolina: I Found it... A Pizza Worth a Trophy

Italian

August 31, 2013 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

A whole year has passed since I last visited Tavolina. When this Italian restaurant opened it was the talk of the town.…

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