Dunkin’ Donuts Cairo; Clean and Professionally Managed

Desserts & Sweets | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts Cairo; Clean and Professionally Managed

Desserts & Sweets

June 03, 2018 | News | Egypt

Open for only two years, Dunkin’ Donuts is expanding rapidly around Cairo. I’ve had the chance and honor to…

Amaretti: A Neighborhood Cafe in Mar Takla

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 14, 2018

Amaretti: A Neighborhood Cafe in Mar Takla

Desserts & Sweets

January 14, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut

A neighborhood cafe up in Mar Takla Hazmieh has been welcoming its usual clientele for several years, catering to their…

Whisk Pastry Shop: Now Open in Naccache

Desserts & Sweets | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 20, 2017

Whisk Pastry Shop: Now Open in Naccache

Desserts & Sweets

December 20, 2017 | News | Antelias

Whisk pastry shop is the little baby of chef Salem Akiki, a passionate dessert creator who has learned the secrets…

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Bread & Bakeries

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Open since 1927, Carette has been the Meeting point for locals and travelers coming here to see and be seen. A cafe…

Daily Provisions: Home of The Cinnamon Cruller

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

November 04, 2017

Daily Provisions: Home of The Cinnamon Cruller

Breakfast & Coffee

November 04, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

It’s small, a bar, two high tables and a cashier. The ambiance is heavy, people don’t seem happy around…

Arnaud Lahrer: Picture Perfect Pastries in Paris

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

September 27, 2017

Arnaud Lahrer: Picture Perfect Pastries in Paris

Desserts & Sweets

September 27, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Tonight I was invited to have dinner at my friend's in Paris and planned to take a cake with me… Considered one…

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

September 17, 2017

Patisserie Chidiac: The Best Karabeej in Lebanon

Desserts & Sweets

September 17, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

It's been a continuous mission of mine, to plunge into the vast amount of authentic and traditional bites this country…

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

Desserts & Sweets | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 28, 2017

Emotions: A New Pastry Shop Opens in Achrafieh with Mouthwatering Creations

Desserts & Sweets

June 28, 2017 | Reviews | Achrafieh

I've heard good reviews about a new pastry shop in Beirut called Emotions so I thought why not try their cakes.…

Dominique Ansel Crowned World's Best Pastry Chef of 2017

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

May 03, 2017

Dominique Ansel Crowned World's Best Pastry Chef of 2017

Desserts & Sweets

May 03, 2017 | Reviews | New York

Today the winners of Best Restaurant and Best Pastry Chef of 2017 have been revealed, and it is Dominique Abdel who is…

Dominique Ansel: How the Cronut King Conquered the Pastry World!

Desserts & Sweets

April 06, 2017

Dominique Ansel: How the Cronut King Conquered the Pastry World!

Desserts & Sweets

April 06, 2017 | News

While Dominique Ansel is globally famous for his genius invention of the Cronut – a literal and viral…

Rubik’s Cake: A Geometric Treat for the Eyes

Chocolate

April 03, 2017

Rubik’s Cake: A Geometric Treat for the Eyes

Chocolate

April 03, 2017 | Spotted Stories

Here is the Rubik’s Cake, an impressive geometric pastry created by the talented French chef Cedric Grolet!…

OH Bakehouse: Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Guilt Free

Reviews | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2017

OH Bakehouse: Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Guilt Free

Reviews

March 19, 2017 | Tasty Discoveries | Achrafieh

Gluten-free, lactose-free and definitely more healthy, OH Bakehouse is now open on Monot street. I've heard many…

Financier Patisserie New York: Dommage!

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA Americas

USA

January 21, 2017

Financier Patisserie New York: Dommage!

Breakfast & Coffee

January 21, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Financier looks French, feels French and has a French name as well. Located in the heart of the Financial District,…

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

Chocolate | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 17, 2016

Mr. Holmes: The Famous Chocolate Cruffin!

Chocolate

October 17, 2016 | Popular | San Francisco

When there’s a line of thirty people waiting to eat some sweet, you'll know that the place is worth trying. On a…

Dominique Ansel Kitchen: The Unconventional Bakery

Reviews | New York USA Americas

USA

August 02, 2016

Dominique Ansel Kitchen: The Unconventional Bakery

Reviews

August 02, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

Visiting Dominique Ansel's bakery is not enough to get the full experience of the place. This is why you have to check…

Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

Popular

May 10, 2016

Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

Popular

May 10, 2016 | Recommended

And the world's eclair craze continues. After Fauchon and Un Eclair de Genie in France, Choux D'enfer in…

Princi: Unique it is... On all Fronts

International Cuisine | London UK Europe

UK

February 03, 2016

Princi: Unique it is... On all Fronts

International Cuisine

February 03, 2016 | Italian | London

This is one of those concepts changing the world one bite at a time; a place where positive vibes rule and great food…

Galette des Rois: Five Expensive Cakes, Five Deceptions

Restaurants

January 07, 2016

Galette des Rois: Five Expensive Cakes, Five Deceptions

Restaurants

January 07, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries

I have been comparing or maybe looking for the best Galette des Rois out there since 2014. Each year since, I have been…

Fauchon: A Golden Luxury Eclair at Mall of the Emirates

Restaurants | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

December 28, 2015

Fauchon: A Golden Luxury Eclair at Mall of the Emirates

Restaurants

December 28, 2015 | Reviews | Dubai

Pink is the main color that takes over the space where golden luxury eclairs are offered - Fauchon at Mall of the…

Dominique Ansel: I Have Waited So Long... I Finally Tried the Original Cronut!

Desserts & Sweets | New York USA Americas

USA

June 27, 2015

Dominique Ansel: I Have Waited So Long... I Finally Tried the Original Cronut!

Desserts & Sweets

June 27, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | New York

It is indeed magical, a bakery with a whole different approach towards pastry making - Dominique Ansel in New York. I…

Blu: A New Pastry Shop in Mtayleb

Tasty Discoveries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

April 09, 2015

Blu: A New Pastry Shop in Mtayleb

Tasty Discoveries

April 09, 2015 | Metn

Blu, a pastry shop close to my home has recently opened on the Mtayleb highway. Located in Palm Plaza Centre, Blu has a…

Online Delivery: Not in Town? Surprise Someone with that Special Cake

Spotted Stories

February 19, 2015

Online Delivery: Not in Town? Surprise Someone with that Special Cake

Spotted Stories

February 19, 2015

It's that special someone's birthday and you're not in town to celebrate it with them. Today ordering a gift online to…

Nicolas Audi: La Patisserie is Officially Open

Reviews | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 28, 2014

Nicolas Audi: La Patisserie is Officially Open

Reviews

November 28, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Mount Lebanon

The glass door opens up to a place where fresh aromatic flavors are just waiting to burst out. Welcome to the world of…

My Favorite Eclairs and Choux in Paris for 2014

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

November 25, 2014

My Favorite Eclairs and Choux in Paris for 2014

Desserts & Sweets

November 25, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

In Paris, the talk of the town is the CHOUX PASTRY. The origins of the choux pastry—traditionally…

La Maison du Chou: Finesse and Simplicity is the Motto

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2014

La Maison du Chou: Finesse and Simplicity is the Motto

Tasty Discoveries

November 24, 2014 | Paris

What a week! I wish I could stay longer in Paris, the capital of food and tasty innovations. As you may have noticed, I…

Odette: Famous Choux a la Creme

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2014

Odette: Famous Choux a la Creme

Tasty Discoveries

November 24, 2014 | Paris

So, the Choux a la Creme hunt continues and after posting about Popelini on Instagram, many recommended I try Odette.…

Pierre Marcolini: One of the World’s Best Chocolates

Chocolate | Paris France Europe

France

November 20, 2014

Pierre Marcolini: One of the World’s Best Chocolates

Chocolate

November 20, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

Passing by the French capital a couple of times a year for short stays, I got used to following trends. Last year, I…

Celebrate Chocolate Eclair Day. Where Would You Go?

Chocolate

June 22, 2014

Celebrate Chocolate Eclair Day. Where Would You Go?

Chocolate

June 22, 2014 | News

June 22 is National Chocolate Eclair Day... Yey... as if we need another reason to treat ourselves to something sweet.…

Al Mandaloun: Dbayeh's New Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

Recommended | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2014

Al Mandaloun: Dbayeh's New Boulangerie-Pâtisserie

Recommended

June 06, 2014 | Reviews | Dbayeh

If you are driving through the internal road of Dbayeh, you'll see an old house that has been retouched and fitted with…

Let's Indulge in Some "Daoukieh"... Orgasmic Oriental Sweets!

Desserts & Sweets | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2014

Let's Indulge in Some "Daoukieh"... Orgasmic Oriental Sweets!

Desserts & Sweets

June 03, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

An NGNO reader sent me a request to try "Al Daoukieh" at Daouk in Tarik Jdideh, next to the Cola Roundabout. This…

Breakfast at Banyan Tree, Al Wadi Resort

Breakfast & Coffee | Ras al-Khaimah UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 13, 2014

Breakfast at Banyan Tree, Al Wadi Resort

Breakfast & Coffee

April 13, 2014 | Restaurants | Ras al-Khaimah

In a majestic hotel like Banyan Tree, Al Wadi you would expect a majestic breakfast. To tell you the truth I wasn't…

La Cigale Reinvents Itself...

Spotted Stories | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 28, 2014

La Cigale Reinvents Itself...

Spotted Stories

March 28, 2014 | Mount Lebanon

I was the only blogger invited to have a closer look into La Cigale's new set up. Together with a group of journalists,…

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories | Paris France Europe

France

March 12, 2014

La Grande Épicerie du Bon Marche's New Look in Pictures

Spotted Stories

March 12, 2014 | Paris

A short while ago, La Grande Epicerie reopened its doors after months of renovation. It reopened with a new style, a…

Du Pain et des Idees: An Award Winning Bakery

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

March 11, 2014

Du Pain et des Idees: An Award Winning Bakery

Breakfast & Coffee

March 11, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

A simple image I got tagged into on Instagram made me want to discover this place. What is said to be one of the best…

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

News

March 08, 2014

A Piece of Cake... And Not Just Any Cake... Ritz-Carlton Signature Cake

News

March 08, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton hotel has created a signature dessert that will become the edible symbol of the brand around the…

L'ÉCLAIR DE GÉNIE: Back for More Exquisite Flavors

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

February 24, 2014

L'ÉCLAIR DE GÉNIE: Back for More Exquisite Flavors

Tasty Discoveries

February 24, 2014 | Paris

Looking for tasty discoveries, I recently came across L'Eclair de Genie in Paris and of course I had to pass by this…

L’Eclair de Génie Paris: "Tutee le Colore Del Mondo"

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 27, 2014

L’Eclair de Génie Paris: "Tutee le Colore Del Mondo"

Desserts & Sweets

January 27, 2014 | Popular | Paris

A few months ago, I discovered a pastry chef that has changed the way we view an éclair today. Christophe Adam,…

The Beazbee: A Fine Lebanese-Style English Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 16, 2014

The Beazbee: A Fine Lebanese-Style English Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee

January 16, 2014 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

I've been tagged on Instagram, on several occasions, on dishes from a place called Beazbee. Interesting and…

Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

Spotted Stories

January 14, 2014

Afternoon Tea Just Got Haute

Spotted Stories

January 14, 2014

Time to enjoy a delightful yet exclusive fashion afternoon tea at Mandarin Bar in partnership with Jimmy Choo, the…

3D Printing Just Got a Little Tastier

News

January 10, 2014

3D Printing Just Got a Little Tastier

News

January 10, 2014

Pastry chefs, restaurateurs and event planners and anyone who has a passion for the kitchen - rejoice! The future is…

Galette Des Rois: Paul, La Cigale or Pâte à Choux?

Tasty Discoveries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 05, 2014

Galette Des Rois: Paul, La Cigale or Pâte à Choux?

Tasty Discoveries

January 05, 2014 | Beirut

Incase one of your New Year's Resolution is to start a diet, well hold that thought a few more days. 'Tis the season to…

In the Kitchen with Chef Henry: Christmas Yule Log Production

Popular

December 23, 2013

In the Kitchen with Chef Henry: Christmas Yule Log Production

Popular

December 23, 2013 | Spotted Stories

The making of a Buche de Noel... Have you ever wondered how the make them? I have. I headed down to Wooden Bakery's…

Stohrer: Where the "Baba au Rhum" Originated in 1725

Tasty Discoveries | Paris France Europe

France

November 21, 2013

Stohrer: Where the "Baba au Rhum" Originated in 1725

Tasty Discoveries

November 21, 2013 | Paris

A few months ago, I came across Stohrer on The Discovery Channel... from that moment I started planning my next visit…

Tea Time... Crodough Anyone?

News

October 09, 2013

Tea Time... Crodough Anyone?

News

October 09, 2013

First there was the Cronut, now there's the Dosant and the Crodough, Greggsnu, Duffin... which all seem to mean the…

Azrak's Pecan Tart: Worth the Trip to Baabdat

Tasty Discoveries

September 23, 2013

Azrak's Pecan Tart: Worth the Trip to Baabdat

Tasty Discoveries

September 23, 2013

Like the saying goes, never judge a book by its cover. I can safely use this expression here. Last Sunday, we received…

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 16, 2013

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 16, 2013 | Popular

I truly doubt that all Lebanese people don't know or have not heard of Hanna Mitri. The one and only Hanna Mitri known…

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

Breakfast & Coffee | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

August 11, 2013

Abdul Rahman Hallab: Having a Mouthwatering Breakfast Closer to Home

Breakfast & Coffee

August 11, 2013 | Restaurants | Jounieh

My favourite Lebanese establishment, Abdul Rahman Hallab & Sons is now closer to home. A place I used to purposely…

Lacoste’s 80th Anniversary: Fauchon's Unique Eclairs

News

June 15, 2013

Lacoste’s 80th Anniversary: Fauchon's Unique Eclairs

News

June 15, 2013 | Popular

In celebration of Lacoste’s 80th anniversary, French luxury food retailer, Fauchon pastry in collaboration with…

Gelato Show: A Very Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

May 12, 2013

Gelato Show: A Very Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

May 12, 2013 | Recommended | Jounieh

I've always been a big fan of chocolate ice cream but never found the one I've been dreaming of in Lebanon. The reason…

NGNO on a Mission to Discover the Best Pastry Shop in Lebanon

News

April 03, 2013

NGNO on a Mission to Discover the Best Pastry Shop in Lebanon

News

April 03, 2013

After finding Beirut's best Man'oushe, it is now time to move on to another mission. Let's work together to locate the…

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