Pure Berry Ice Cream, Chrine: One of the Country's Best

Ice Cream & Gelato | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 12, 2019

Ice Cream & Gelato

Pure Berry Ice Cream, Chrine: One of the Country's Best

It's a family business that started in the nineties, preparing one of the country's best ice creams and they don't even know it. Meet Mrs. Saliba and her children who have been working hand in hand…

August 12, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Waking in Bourj Hammoud: There's a Lot to Do, Eat, Discover and Buy

Mechwar Videos | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 15, 2019

Mechwar Videos

Waking in Bourj Hammoud: There's a Lot to Do, Eat, Discover and Buy

Located northeast of the capital, Bourj Hammoud is one of the most densely populated areas in the entire Middle East. With a large Armenian community, the neighborhood has become a firm favorite with…

July 15, 2019 | Travel | Metn

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 10, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

SAI: Professional Sushi in Mtayleb

Skipping introductions and going straight to the point, SAI is one of Metn’s favorite Japanese restaurant now open for more than four years in the same spot. Excellent casual sushi, the…

July 10, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Finding Tasty Bites in Metn with Alan Geaam: 9 Stops You Have to Try

News | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 07, 2019

News

Finding Tasty Bites in Metn with Alan Geaam: 9 Stops You Have to Try

Spending a day with my friend Alan Geaam, I took him on a tour around Metn to taste some interesting tasty discovery. Watch the video and enjoy. Monday Morning in Lebanon: Traditional Food and…

July 07, 2019 | Metn

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

International Cuisine

DIVVY: Very Good Food! I Enjoy it More Every Time

From the four corners of the globe, comes a diverse cuisine made to share. DIVVY’s of The Village Dbayeh opens for lunch and dinner, welcoming you in a relaxed and fresh ambiance. I love…

March 28, 2019 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Chady: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Quail Eggs in Jal El Dib

If you follow my stories on Instagram, you should know by now that I fell in love with this guy; Abou Chady, 32 years of experience in the field, prepares a magical breakfast. Great food, made with…

March 26, 2019 | Popular | Metn

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

If they say "A picture is worth a thousand words", a video is worth more than a million. Watch it for yourself and feel what Em Georges is all about, a lady baking love in Dbayeh for the last…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Dbayeh

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Saj Abou Anthony: Baking Love Since 1994 in Metn

Jean has been preparing amazing manakish for the last 25 years, and I didn’t know about his bakery. Saj Abou Anthony, open from the early hours of the morning until 1 pm prepares freshly baked…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 18, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Abou Daoud Bakery, Jdeideh: One of the Best Manakish Ever!

It's definitely the welcoming, the happiness and positive vibes... followed by a bite, one single bite and you will fall in love. Abou Daoud is a homey and traditional Lebanese bakery…

February 18, 2019 | Manakish | Metn

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 21, 2019

Japanese & Sushi

Gio Delicatesse: Sushi and Pizza in Bayada

Gio is the delicatessen market of Rabieh, known by the region’s residents from the day “Black Pepper” used to occupy the space. Today, Gio has opened a restaurant on its closed…

January 21, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 13, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Ballila: Breakfast in Dekwaneh

Nestled in the heart of Dekwaneh, a big shop facing Falafel Abul3ezz is specialized in breakfast items. Called “Balila,” the restaurant serves traditional bites from our country as of 7…

January 13, 2019 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Pizza

PizzaPlease: A Lebanese Pizza, Carlos' Way in Jal el Dib

Following Pizza Please on Social Media for some time now, I was excited to visit and taste the pizzas behind this active account. Located on Jal el Dib’s internal road, the red sign cannot be…

November 04, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Manouche google maps coordinates: Al Mustakbal Bakery فرن المستقبل Beirut 01 866 022 https://goo.gl/maps/U93kM7ndF2k Al Boulangi Uruguay, Bayrut 81 225…

November 04, 2018 | Manakish | Lebanon

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

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Recommended | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 14, 2017

Recommended

Akiki's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: My Personal Choice

Today and after four long years of not writing a review about my favorite fruit destination, I come back to "AKIKI Fruits & Vegetables" nestled on Antelias' internal road. As we all know the…

November 14, 2017 | Reviews | Antelias

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

At 3am, the dough is prepared and ready to enter the oven as and when the client asks for it. A layer of kashkawan cheese lies under the kawarma meat. Beef meets with lamb fat. Kashkawan, mozzarella…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Baskinta Apple Festival: Souk el Akel and Much More...

Events

October 10, 2017

Events

Baskinta Apple Festival: Souk el Akel and Much More...

Organised for the first time to support the local apple crises and bring life to the village of Baskinta after the summer ended, the first Baskinta Apple Festival will be…

October 10, 2017 | News

Mechwar to the Mountain City of Bickfaya: A Day to Remember (Watch the Video)

Mechwar Videos | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 01, 2017

Mechwar Videos

Mechwar to the Mountain City of Bickfaya: A Day to Remember (Watch the Video)

Bikfaya (Arabic: بكفيا‎‎, also spelled Bickfaya, Beckfayya, or Bekfaya) is a town in the Matn District region of Mount Lebanon. Its stone houses with red-tiled roofs resting amidst pine…

October 01, 2017 | Travel | Bickfaya

Souk el Akel: Champville Celebrates Happiness!

Events

April 06, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel: Champville Celebrates Happiness!

Souk el Akel comes to Champville celebrating happy school days with this year's graduates. Three days of fun and entertainment, concerts, music, fun activities and of course street food. Proceeds…

April 06, 2017 | News

Brgrz & Fries: Good Quality Homey and Affordable Burgers

Burgers | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 19, 2017

Burgers

Brgrz & Fries: Good Quality Homey and Affordable Burgers

Find a small grey kiosk on the Deek el Mehdi road facing the entrance of Champville school. Brgrz&Fries, which has been open for a while now, has recently been popping up all over social media.…

March 19, 2017 | Street Food | Metn

Souk el Akel: This Weekend in BeitMisk

Events

February 15, 2017

Events

Souk el Akel: This Weekend in BeitMisk

Join us this weekend in Beit Misk for your unconventional "Souk el Akel" edition... Your private party is taking place in "BeitMisk", 9 minutes from Beirut on the Nahr el…

February 15, 2017 | Souk el Akel

A Comparative Review: American Pizzas for Dinner: 4 Places, 1 Winner

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 16, 2016

American

A Comparative Review: American Pizzas for Dinner: 4 Places, 1 Winner

The comparative review series is a set of reviews that I'll be publishing from now on, every time I have the chance. Whenever I want to enjoy food delivered to me with my friends and family, I'll be…

November 16, 2016 | Comparative Review | Lebanon

Souk el Akel: Brummana 2016

Events

July 22, 2016

Events

Souk el Akel: Brummana 2016

Escaping the heat is on your mind? Summer fun is all you're hoping for? Good food is what you're craving for? Trust me, there's no need to get on a plane for that. Let's think of amazing places in…

July 22, 2016 | Popular

Micelli's: The Delivery Pizza!

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 27, 2016

Pizza

Micelli's: The Delivery Pizza!

Third time tasting Micelli's pizzas but my first time at home; the experience will be repeated... Yes, it is a pizza I surely recommend for delivery. A pizza we received hot and crunchy with a…

March 27, 2016 | Recommended | Metn

Carpaccio Pizza: Highly Recommended Delivery

Pizza | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 06, 2015

Pizza

Carpaccio Pizza: Highly Recommended Delivery

I felt like having lunch at work so I ordered from Carpaccio Pizza. I ordered the Calzone and the Regina Pizza. Two large boxes arrived in less than half an hour to the clinic. The smell made my…

October 06, 2015 | Reviews | Metn

Brummana: Souvenirs of our Childhood

Mechwar Videos | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 02, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Brummana: Souvenirs of our Childhood

Brummana (Arabic: برمانا‎) is a town in the Matn District of the Mount Lebanon Governorate in Lebanon. It is located east of Beirut, overlooking the…

September 02, 2015 | Travel | Metn

Sai: A Flavorful Japanese Spot in Mtayleb

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2015

Japanese & Sushi

Sai: A Flavorful Japanese Spot in Mtayleb

I am back at Sai. My last visit to the restaurant wasn't as I had expected but I kept on ordering delivery home and enjoyed their rolls at the comfort of my home… But was curious to visit them…

July 29, 2015 | Recommended | Metn

Krikor in Baskinta: Fifty Four Years of Hard Work

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 20, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Krikor in Baskinta: Fifty Four Years of Hard Work

I was back to Krikor Orian sooner than planned, this little tiny heavenly gem located in Baskinta. Before reaching Baskinta, you’ll find a small petrol station, which used to be called Ezz el…

June 20, 2015 | Manakish | Metn

Ichkhanian: A Gem of Armenian Flavors in Zalka

Armenian | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 10, 2015

Armenian

Ichkhanian: A Gem of Armenian Flavors in Zalka

A totally different experience! Ichkhanian Zalka is like entering a modern bakery while the one in Beirut has an authentic touch back from the nineteen forties. Down in Zalka, on the internal…

April 10, 2015 | Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon

Snack Fady: Foul, Hummos and Saj in Zakrit

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 04, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Snack Fady: Foul, Hummos and Saj in Zakrit

There is a saying in Arabic, “Il knise il aribe mab teshfe” which roughly translates to mean that everything nearby doesn’t satisfy… We love going the extra distance to find…

March 04, 2015 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Baskinta: The Natural Fortress of Metn at the Foot of Mount Sannine

Mechwar Videos

March 02, 2015

Mechwar Videos

Baskinta: The Natural Fortress of Metn at the Foot of Mount Sannine

Baskinta is a Lebanese village situated at an altitude ranging from 1250 meters above sea level at its lowest point, to 1800 metres at Qanat Bakish. Baskinta is renowned for its natural beauty and…

March 02, 2015 | Travel

A Weekend Around the Metn and Keserwan Districts

Mechwar Videos | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 28, 2014

Mechwar Videos

A Weekend Around the Metn and Keserwan Districts

Invited by LG for the launch of their new phone, the LGG3, and accompanied by my blogger colleagues, we went for a tour around Lebanon enjoying ourselves and discovering all about the districts of…

October 28, 2014 | Travel | Keserwan

3al Barakeh: Markouk Sandwiches Made With Love

Manakish | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 20, 2014

Manakish

3al Barakeh: Markouk Sandwiches Made With Love

While searching for more unique hidden yummy gems in our country, I remembered Mr. Toufic Faddoul, aka, Al Khal. A humble, positive man who has been offering homemade delicious sandwiches for…

September 20, 2014 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Popular | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 22, 2014

Popular

L’UniVert de Leah: Planted with Love, Watered by Passion

Seriously, this country holds wonders created by passionate people around... I came across a young woman, Leah, who has started a small business far from the city's chaos, that she has called…

May 22, 2014 | Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon

Al Saniour: Manakeesh Worth Trying

Breakfast & Coffee | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 22, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Saniour: Manakeesh Worth Trying

Let’s think about this for a second… How hard is it to enjoy a zaatar mankoushi without the inconvenience of a heart-burn … My worst nightmare… and if it's not a heart burn…

April 22, 2014 | Manakish | Mount Lebanon

Tonino: Surely Not The Best Crepe in Town

Street Food | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 05, 2014

Street Food

Tonino: Surely Not The Best Crepe in Town

Many of you say that Tonino serves the best crepes in Lebanon? So I took a friend up with me to Broumana to see if it's true. It was already 1:30pm when we reached Tonino, a creperie and bakery…

January 05, 2014 | Metn

Snack Le Gourmet: Bickfaya's Famous Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 12, 2013

Sandwiches

Snack Le Gourmet: Bickfaya's Famous Chicken Sandwich

One of the country's tastiest chicken sandwiches is found at Le Gourmet in Bickfaya, El Metn. If you live around the area, there's no way you don't know about Le Gourmet's fine chicken sandwiches,…

November 12, 2013 | Street Food | Bickfaya

Miyagi Sushi & Grill: A New Sushi Place in Mtayleb

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 15, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Miyagi Sushi & Grill: A New Sushi Place in Mtayleb

A few months ago I had a bad run in with the sushi place in the area where I live, Sai. It was a place I actually liked and the best part was that it's located near my house... On a more positive…

October 15, 2013 | Restaurants | Metn

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 05, 2013

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Fadel, Naas Bickfaya: The Huge Deception!

Recently, after one of my friends published an article about a deceiving experience at Fadel's, many comments followed condemning the place. Are they really talking about Fadel? The famous Fadel? Has…

August 05, 2013 | Restaurants | Bickfaya

Your Reason to Visit Bickfaya: Bottega the Italian Eatery

Italian | Bickfaya Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 12, 2013

Italian

Your Reason to Visit Bickfaya: Bottega the Italian Eatery

The reasons to visit Bottega are endless. Bottega is an intimate Italian restaurant located in one of Lebanon's mountainous suburbs, offering amazingly memorable food including their exquisite fresh…

February 12, 2013 | Recommended | Bickfaya

Sai: A Japanese Restaurant with a Bright Future

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 18, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Sai: A Japanese Restaurant with a Bright Future

SAI, located on the Mtayleb highway next to photo Nubar and L'Univers d'Albert might not grab  your attention at first glance. As I live in the region, where a good Japanese restaurant is next…

December 18, 2012 | Recommended | Metn

Al-Halabi, Antelias: Mistakes Happen for a Reason

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 12, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Al-Halabi, Antelias: Mistakes Happen for a Reason

For the past decade or so, Al Halabi restaurant in Antelias has maintained its reputation as one of the top ranking Lebanese restaurants in town. A restaurant with a history that has developed with…

November 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Antelias

Lola: A Personalized Patchwork of Ideas, Feelings and Styles

French | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 03, 2012

French

Lola: A Personalized Patchwork of Ideas, Feelings and Styles

A couple of minutes after Bickfaya, on the hills of the Naas region is Lola. Lola is the restaurant everybody has been talking about for the last year or so - both good and bad...so I wanted to…

August 03, 2012 | Grill&BBQ | Metn

Koukh El Sabaya: An Authentic Breakfast in the Village

Breakfast & Coffee | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 30, 2012

Breakfast & Coffee

Koukh El Sabaya: An Authentic Breakfast in the Village

Nestled on the mountains of Mount-Lebanon Metn district, a few minutes before  the Zaarour complex is the famous breakfast spot, Koukh El Sabaya, serving loyal customers from early morning until…

July 30, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn

Sushi Mooda: Sushi On The Metn HighWay

Japanese & Sushi | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 29, 2012

Japanese & Sushi

Sushi Mooda: Sushi On The Metn HighWay

"When the owner decides not to show up anymore... When opening another branch is not always a good idea"     I have known Sushi Mooda for more than seven years, and I used to go there…

March 29, 2012 | Restaurants | Metn

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