Last Lunch at The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; Closing on April 30th

American | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

April 17, 2019

Last Lunch at The Cheesecake Factory Beirut; Closing on April 30th

American

April 17, 2019 | Restaurants | Hamra & Verdun

When I heard that “The Cheesecake Factory” of Beirut will be closing down at the end of April, it was a…

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Italian

April 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Malta

Walking the streets of Valletta on Sunday night, a pizzeria grabbed my attention. Cibo looks American and trendy…

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

Italian | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

Italian

April 13, 2019 | Pizza | Malta

With a 4.3/5 on google maps and a nice photo showing an open kitchen, there’s smoothing that brought me to…

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias

Italian

March 28, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

“Ita” for Italian and “Lee” for Japanese, the restaurant on Antelias internal road is Italian…

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 26, 2019

Little China: Travel to China and Live the True Chinese Experience

Asian/Chinese

March 26, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Oh My God! I’ve been writing reviews for the last seven years, discovered thousands of restaurants in Lebanon but…

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Opens

News

March 24, 2019

Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Opens

News

March 24, 2019 | Spotted Stories

At the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed…

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

It’s called Stove, an old house in the heart of Achrafieh on Monot street. A restaurant and terrace welcome you…

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2019

Quartier Chic: There's a New French Brasserie in Beirut

French

March 19, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Occupying the location of Ladurée on Wadi Abou Jamil in Beirut, Quartier Chic the latest Brasserie to open,…

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Asian/Chinese | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 03, 2019

Al Hindi: Delicious Indian Cuisine in Beirut

Asian/Chinese

March 03, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

Light food, very spicy and garlic free! I enjoyed my dinner. Colorful chairs, red table napkins, colorful lanterns…

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 03, 2019

Dinner at Centrale Beirut: Good Food, Pleasant Ambiance, Nice View on the Roof

International Cuisine

March 03, 2019 | Recommended | Achrafieh

Centrale Restaurant-Bar, opened in August 2001 in an early 20th-century traditional house, after two years of…

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

International Cuisine | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Barr: Delicious Food and Unique Beers at this Casual Fine Dining in Copenhagen

International Cuisine

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Dine where Noma used to be! A sublime space made of wood with a view on the sailing ship and canal. After enjoying a…

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

Italian | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

Italian

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

The hotel concierge recommended Scarpetta for our first dinner. This Italian trattoria, I repeat “Italian…

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

News | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 22, 2019

Le Mythe: Lebanon's First Private Club with a Fine Dining Restaurant

News

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Le Mythe is molded to offer a completely new concept of private clubs. It represents the epitome of luxury and…

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian…

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

In the Kitchen with Lebanese Chef Fadi Frem at Verde Paris

French

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

When famous establishments and multinational hotels in Beirut make it a point to have an “international”…

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

French | Paris France Europe

France

February 09, 2019

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

French

February 09, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you…

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Abou Jihad: Simple and Traditional Lebanese Food in Jal el Dib

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 23, 2019 | Recommended | Metn

Abou Jihad; is it the food, the vibes or the passion behind every plate? Is it my love for their food, the simplicity…

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

Michelin

January 22, 2019

L'Auberge de L'Ill Loses Third Michelin Star

Michelin

January 22, 2019 | News

I was there in December, and after enjoying a gourmet and upscale dining experience, I felt something was not right.…

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

International Cuisine

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Prague

Known to serve a traditional check cuisine and part of several top lists on the net, Cafe Savoy was a must to try. Old…

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

Italian | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

Italian

January 17, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

When you are welcomed with a smile, you will immediately understand that the owners are not Czech. An Italian…

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

International Cuisine

January 17, 2019 | Italian | Prague

I had enough of the Christmas market food, grilled pork, sausages, and sweet things... I needed to eat decent food!…

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

January 17, 2019

Salt: A Gourmet Japanese Dinner at the Airport in Beirut

Airports

January 17, 2019 | International Cuisine | Beirut

Unfortunately Salt is too expensive, that’s why having a meal here every time I travel is close to impossible;…

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest…

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019

Best of 2018: Restaurants, Eateries, Food, Cuisines... in Lebanon and the World

News

January 12, 2019 | Popular

I have been places... collecting happy moments and enjoying memorable experiences around the world. My journey…

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 10, 2019

Best Restaurants in Lebanon: 19 French Eateries I Like

French

January 10, 2019 | Popular | Lebanon

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013…

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Saigon: Must Try Vietnamese and Asian Cuisine in Naccache

Asian/Chinese

December 25, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Metn

Vietnamese and sushi, a new restaurant has opened on the internal Naccach road. A catchy first impression by the white…

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

Burgers | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 24, 2018

The .Co Family of Amazing Restaurants: Ummi, Deli.co, Brgr.co and Pzza.co

Burgers

December 24, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District

I've been here a dozen times or more and left satisfied and happy every single time. Back for the great food, the…

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Crabe Royal: A Great Discovery in Paris

Fish & Seafood

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Celebrating two years of “Crab”, the casual restaurant, open on La Madeleine in Paris is a place…

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

French

December 21, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

One of my friends on Instagram proposed Midi12 recommending it to be one of the best crepes he had. Touring around…

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 15, 2018

Breakfast at the Movenpick Hotel Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

December 15, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Serving breakfast “with a view,” The Mövenpick Beirut is one of the country’s five-star hotels…

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.…

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 29, 2018

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

International Cuisine

November 29, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

Tonight I’m having “Moules Frites” at DT! Every Wednesday, visit DT, the neighborhood restaurant of…

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2018

Le Petit Gris: 7 Years of Bistronomy in Beirut

French

November 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

When I noticed that I last came here in 2015, it was time to visit again one of my favorite French Bistros in town.…

Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Breakfast at Lily’s Beirut: A New Chef is Needed!

Breakfast & Coffee

November 25, 2018 | French | Beirut Central District

How great it is to wake up on an early Sunday morning and have breakfast in Beirut, I’ve been getting my kids…

Social House Dubai: A Beautiful Place Serving a Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Social House Dubai: A Beautiful Place Serving a Tasty Breakfast

Breakfast & Coffee

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Because the place looks so nice and inspiring. Because every design item makes you want to come in and live the…

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

International Cuisine | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

State 88: Food with Emotions in Dubai

International Cuisine

November 24, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Owned by a Lebanese group, State 88 is an international restaurant serving cuisine from all over the world. American,…

Great Meat at The Grill: Casual Fine Dining at The Four Seasons

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 18, 2018

Great Meat at The Grill: Casual Fine Dining at The Four Seasons

Grill&BBQ

November 18, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

Dinner with touches of finesse and class, a certain perfection in every movement, attention to details... a soothing…

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 18, 2018

Al Sultan Brahim: Lebanese Seafood Mezze in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood

November 18, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Considered to be one of the high-end Lebanese restaurants in Lebanon and winner of the best restaurant in the Middle…

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Fish & Seafood | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 28, 2018

Salito's: Seafood in San Francisco

Fish & Seafood

October 28, 2018 | Restaurants | San Francisco

Salito's has been a long-standing part of the Sausalito landscape-Zack's in the seventies, then Margaritaville and most…

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 30, 2018

Julia’s: Reopened in Beirut on Sursock Street

International Cuisine

September 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

Julia’s, the famous restaurant down on Monot street has moved to Sursock. Julia’s is where burger used to…

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Hotels | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 22, 2018

La Rotonda Restaurant at The Westin Palace Madrid

Hotels

September 22, 2018 | International Cuisine | Madrid

Down at the piano-bar, under the glass atrium, in one of Madrid’s most luxurious hotels, we sat for summer. At La…

Charoles: A Quality Restaurant at San Lorenzo El Escorial

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Charoles: A Quality Restaurant at San Lorenzo El Escorial

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

Arriving into El Escorial and out of a dozen restaurants we’ve visited, this one seems to be good and less…

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

International Cuisine | Spain Europe

Europe

September 19, 2018

Maruxina: A Dark Lunch in Toledo

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Spain

Open in a touristic area, Maruxina is not a restaurant that has done a proper market study. Black, dark, dimmed with no…

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Liana 1962: A Restaurant for Tourists on Plaza Mayor

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Restaurants | Madrid

I’m not used to stopping at restaurants for tourists but having the kids; you will choose the first that pops in…

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

El Jardin de La Maquina: Experience Dining out of the City in Madrid

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving…

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

Decadente Madrid: Everything is Unique, I Fell in Love

International Cuisine

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

With a review of 4,5/5 on google maps, and decor as beautiful as the one I discovered, I was so excited to browse the…

Gordon’s Cafe: Good Food at the Gates of Downtown Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

Gordon’s Cafe: Good Food at the Gates of Downtown Beirut

International Cuisine

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Attending three days of training at Le Gray, I enjoyed discovering the ballroom for the first time, the new hotel…

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 08, 2018

Zuruni: Tasty Lebanese Food with a Touch of Style. Try the Desserts

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Second time at Zuruni, the Lebanese restaurant open next to Aishti on the seaside. I loved Zuruni’s food the…

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

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

Beirut

September 06, 2018

Kahwet Ma’alem Arteen: Loved the Food, Loved the Vibes, Enjoyed my Dinner

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

September 06, 2018 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Three stories up, on a roof in Gemmayze, comes Ma’alem Arteen. Armenian by nature, Lebanese by heart, this…

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 15, 2018

Khan Jbeil: Oh the Food... Is So good!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

August 15, 2018 | Recommended | Jbeil

Oh, the food... awesome food! Hummus cooked to perfection, so tender and so creamy, mixed with lemon, olive oil and…

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