The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Breakfast & Coffee | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

The Allis at Soho House: Eat, Chill, Relax, Enjoy the Garden in Istanbul

Positive vibes in the garden while listening to good music; that’s The Allis at Soho House in Istanbul. Enjoy a cold coffee, let the breath of air caress your cheeks, mingle with people while…

September 21, 2019 | International Cuisine | Istanbul

W Hotel Istanbul: Back After Six Years and I Still Enjoy it!

Hotels | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 04, 2019

Hotels

W Hotel Istanbul: Back After Six Years and I Still Enjoy it!

Visiting Istanbul this summer, I chose the W for my stay. Part of the Marriott group of hotels, the W is a luxurious yet trendy brand for the youth. It’s rare to find older people due to…

September 04, 2019 | Reviews | Istanbul

Al Fundok Hotel, Maasser el Chouf: It's Classy, It's Trendy and It's Worth Visiting

Hotels | Shouf Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 02, 2019

Hotels

Al Fundok Hotel, Maasser el Chouf: It's Classy, It's Trendy and It's Worth Visiting

I've spent a night at Al Fundok Hotel, enjoyed dinner and breakfast, took a hundred photos and promised myself to visit again. Check out the photos yourself and plan your next visit.…

September 02, 2019 | Reviews | Shouf

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well lit, decorated in red colors and serving the best saffron…

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Italian | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Italian

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the chance, especially in Paris and Milano. I’ve been to…

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

Italian | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Italian

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the delay, we were welcomed and treated professionally. Located at the villa,…

June 09, 2019 | Michelin | Italy

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 06, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Blackcoffee: Good Food, Good Coffee and a Pleasant Ambiance in Antelias

On the early hours of the morning, surrounded by green gardens, sitting next to the fountain, enjoying the music of chirping birds and grabbing a coffee has become a dream come true, for the Metn…

June 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Antelias

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Italian | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 06, 2019

Italian

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Driving on the highway to Beirut you can’t but notice a blue house facing Beirut seaport. Located between The Gathering and Mayrig on Gemmayze Pasteur street, Appetito Trattoria has opened its…

June 06, 2019 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

April 19, 2019

Comparative Review

Maamoul Comparison Video 2019: 8 Different Choices to Choose From: One Winner!

It’s the season of “Ma3mouleté atyab Maamoul”, so why not try some of them and check the differences. On a quest to find the best Maamoul in town, I spent a long day driving…

April 19, 2019 | Mechwar Videos | Lebanon

The Phoenicia Hotel Malta: In the Heart of the Action, Enjoy a Luxurious Stay

Hotels | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Hotels

The Phoenicia Hotel Malta: In the Heart of the Action, Enjoy a Luxurious Stay

Sitting by the windows on a calm Monday morning, enjoying the weather outside, soothing music and positive vibes of The Phoenix restaurant, I let myself go to the vibes of this beautiful hotel. After…

April 14, 2019 | Reviews | Malta

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Breakfast & Coffee | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Sunday in Scotland: One of the Best Chocolates, are Found in Malta

Sunday and every day, there’s a chocolate shop you cannot miss when visiting Malta. Sunday in Scotland, an idea by Lebanese Amer Wahoud and Gordon Campbell Gray, -the man behind Campbell Gray…

April 14, 2019 | Chocolate | Malta

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

French | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 22, 2019

French

Stove: French Bistro Food on Monot Street

It’s called Stove, an old house in the heart of Achrafieh on Monot street. A restaurant and terrace welcome you for a casual dinner in a warm atmosphere. I’m in love with Lebanese old…

March 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

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

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 19, 2019

French

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

Occupying the location of Ladurée on Wadi Abou Jamil in Beirut, Quartier Chic the latest Brasserie to open, owned and managed by Maroun Batal. Mr.Batal used to manage Cocteau for the last…

March 19, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

Hotels | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

March 06, 2019

Hotels

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront

I’m staying for a week at the incredible 5-star Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront. I am a fan of the Radisson collection of hotels trying it in many countries already. With outstanding…

March 06, 2019 | Recommended | Dubai

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian dinner in Paris. An Italian waiter welcomes you, not too smiley though! Dimmed lights and a cozy ambiance, in a…

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Desserts & Sweets | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Desserts & Sweets

Pankee: Bad all the Way! Unbelievable!

Pankee, a restaurant dedicated to pancakes has opened in Zalka. I don’t want to sound negative before trying the food but why? Why this hidden location, why the metallic stairs. Why have an…

January 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

French | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 21, 2019

French

Villa Badaro: A Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in Beirut

On a rainy night, when everyone was hiding at home, I felt like going out! Villa Badaro has been on my list for so long, a restaurant missing on my blog.  Villa Badaro proposes a selection of…

January 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Badaro

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

Breakfast at the Kempinski Dresden: Endless Choices of Delectable Creations

Breakfast & Coffee | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at the Kempinski Dresden: Endless Choices of Delectable Creations

This breakfast deserves a review of its own because of the choices and quality of ingredients. I remember the unique breakfast at The Kempinski Brugge, and today, another Kempinski impressed me by…

January 20, 2019 | Hotels | Germany

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

International Cuisine | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

International Cuisine

Cafe Savoy Prague: Overrated and Not Worth Visiting

Known to serve a traditional check cuisine and part of several top lists on the net, Cafe Savoy was a must to try. Old and luxurious, the restaurant serves breakfast and lunch or only cafe and cakes…

January 20, 2019 | Restaurants | Prague

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

Hotels | Germany Europe

Europe

January 20, 2019

Hotels

Relais & Châteaux, The Dresdener Hotel Bülow Palais, Dresden Germany

In the Baroque quarter of Dresden behind its historic facade - only a short walk from landmarks such as Semperoper, Zwinger and Frauenkirche. Experience a hotel full of congeniality and…

January 20, 2019 | Relais&Chateaux | Germany

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

Burgers | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2019

Burgers

East Village: Drinks of Love, Food of Happiness!

I’ve been here the first time when I discovered the burger... came back to enjoy it again with one of the sexiest risottos I’ve ever tasted... and today, accompanied by my friends, we…

January 13, 2019 | International Cuisine | Badaro

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

American | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

January 13, 2019

American

New York City Pizzeria: Authentic and Handcrafted from the States to Jounieh

On the seaside road of Jounieh, there’s a new pizza place. Much more than a pizzeria, NYC pizzeria is the restaurant of Elie and his father who have come back from Houston to Lebanon, bringing…

January 13, 2019 | Pizza | Jounieh

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

French | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

French

Midi12: A Crepe in Paris at Walking Distance from Lafayette

One of my friends on Instagram proposed Midi12 recommending it to be one of the best crepes he had. Touring around Lafayette, I walked to Midi12 for a quick bite. A chocolate crepe and another…

December 21, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

White Cedar Hotel, Al Arz

Hotels | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 05, 2018

Hotels

White Cedar Hotel, Al Arz

Located in the village of Becharry, White Cedar Hotel and Resort features a panoramic view over the Cedars Forest and Valley. It offers a breakfast buffet every morning, ski equipment for rent and a…

December 05, 2018 | Travel | North Lebanon

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

International Cuisine | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

November 29, 2018

International Cuisine

DT: Moules-Frites Every Wednesday in Kaslik

Tonight I’m having “Moules Frites” at DT! Every Wednesday, visit DT, the neighborhood restaurant of Kaslik which has been open since 1986. I love it here and have been visiting for…

November 29, 2018 | Japanese & Sushi | Jounieh

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

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 25, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

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

How great it is to wake up on an early Sunday morning and have breakfast in Beirut, I’ve been getting my kids used to waking up at 6 am every Sunday for a hefty breakfast around town or a sexy…

November 25, 2018 | French | Beirut Central District

New Shanghai: A Beautiful Place Serving Good Asian Food

Asian/Chinese | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Asian/Chinese

New Shanghai: A Beautiful Place Serving Good Asian Food

Serving New Shanghai cuisine imported directly from Asia, the restaurant owned by the Lebanese Azadea group is a masterpiece of architecture and design. Amazingly created, the long corridor takes you…

November 23, 2018 | Restaurants | Dubai

Din Tai Fung: Asian Perfection in Dubai

Asian/Chinese | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 23, 2018

Asian/Chinese

Din Tai Fung: Asian Perfection in Dubai

Recommended by many and considered to be one of the best Asian restaurants in the world, it was a necessity to try Din Tai Fung. Located in the second floor at Mall of the Emirates, it’s a…

November 23, 2018 | Recommended | Dubai

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 04, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Mhanna Sur Mer is Excellent! One of My Favorite Lebanese Fish Restaurants

Mhanna Sur Mer is one of my favorite Lebanese/Seafood restaurants for as long as I can remember. It has been an address I head down to year after year to enjoy some good and tasty local cuisine by…

November 04, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

Airlines

October 26, 2018

Airlines

Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

When I first booked my Alitalia flight, I said to myself “it’s going to be bad, but I have no choice,” and thought that it would be below expectations exactly like the business…

October 26, 2018 | Travel

Biglove: Another Breakfast in Paris

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Biglove: Another Breakfast in Paris

There’s a restaurant with Italian vibes called BigLove and it’s full of love vibes as well! It feels like a kitchen with cupboards all over the place loaded with jars, kitchen utensils,…

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

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

International Cuisine | Madrid Spain Europe

Spain

September 19, 2018

International Cuisine

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

It’s one of those places that are built to impress: it’s where I took a hundred photos before even arriving at the table. A bar, an indoor dining space and a big garden divided into…

September 19, 2018 | Recommended | Madrid

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

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 16, 2018

International Cuisine

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

Attending three days of training at Le Gray, I enjoyed discovering the ballroom for the first time, the new hotel entrance and most importantly the hotel food. There’s something bizarre…

September 16, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

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

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

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

Second time at Zuruni, the Lebanese restaurant open next to Aishti on the seaside. I loved Zuruni’s food the first time, and here I come again to experience what this beautiful place has to…

September 08, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 06, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Al Soussi: Beirut's Traditional Breakfast is an Experience You Have to Try

Sit back and relax, blend in with the setup, listen to the jokes, live the experience and don’t expect anything fancy. Go back to the old days, the living Beirut, the pumping heart of the…

September 06, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Breakfast at Le Vendome Beirut: Where Style, Luxury and Taste Unite

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 03, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at Le Vendome Beirut: Where Style, Luxury and Taste Unite

Calm and serenity, professionalism and style, class and luxury... it’s breakfast at Le Vendome Beirut. Arriving at Sydney’s on a beautiful Saturday morning and expecting to see the same…

September 03, 2018 | Coffee, Wine & Drinks | Beirut

Babel Bay: Unconventional Lebanese Seafood with a Classy Twist

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 03, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Babel Bay: Unconventional Lebanese Seafood with a Classy Twist

When I dug into my blog for a review about Babel Bay, I was shocked to discover that last time I visited was in 2015. Three years have passed, and Babel is still the same: nestled in the heart…

September 03, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

Fish & Seafood | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Gerge El Dayaa: Simple, Tasty and Affordable Seafood

I love it here, more and more every time. Simple and unpretentious, the seafood place owned by Gerge and his family serves premium quality seafood brought from the port on a daily basis. I…

August 24, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Club Quarters Hotel New York: Stay Around Times Square

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

August 24, 2018

Hotels

Club Quarters Hotel New York: Stay Around Times Square

I’m not sure why one would choose a hotel that has the smallest room in New York, the tiniest bathroom, rooms without views and where light barely enters, the darkest lobby without…

August 24, 2018 | Reviews | New York

Lancaster Eden Bay: Breakfast with a View on the Sand Beach

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 23, 2018

Breakfast & Coffee

Lancaster Eden Bay: Breakfast with a View on the Sand Beach

Light music playing in the background, soothing rays of sun coming from the horizon, a relaxing view of the beautiful Mediterranean and a great looking buffet... I sat for the breakfast experience at…

August 23, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 19, 2018

American

Skylark: A Diner in Vestal New York Since 1956

Looking like any other American diner, I reached Skylark at 10 am. My first breakfast not being up to standard, I was craving some good food. An hour drive from Watkins Glen, this all city seems to…

August 19, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

American | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

American

The Village Diner in the Middle of Nowhere in Johnson City, New York

In the middle of nowhere, in the heart of a village called Johnson, the village diner is a house occupying the corner of a street. It’s where radio plays in the background, where the clientele…

August 05, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Zuruni: Fresh, Tasty and Colorful Lebanese Food on the Highway

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 29, 2018

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zuruni: Fresh, Tasty and Colorful Lebanese Food on the Highway

On the shores of the Mediterranean, located at Aishti by the sea, Zuruni is the Lebanese restaurant occupying the space where “black box restaurant” used to be a long time ago. Zuruni is…

July 29, 2018 | Restaurants | Metn

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

Restaurants | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 03, 2018

Restaurants

Paname: Simple, Fresh and Enjoyable in the Heart of Beirut

A Gourmet Bistro bringing you “Almost French” cuisine with high-quality food to the heart of Saifi Village. I've been here two times already enjoying Lebanon's best bread, some sumptuous…

June 03, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut Central District

Matto: The Spaghetti Carbonara and Bottarga Linguini

Italian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Italian

Matto: The Spaghetti Carbonara and Bottarga Linguini

I was back to enjoy the Matto vibes, professional service, and tasty food. I was happy to be served by Roland, a professional waiter working hard to satisfy all customers. My kids enjoyed the…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | Antelias

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 03, 2018

Fish & Seafood

Moria: Bravo Chef... You Made My Day! Amazing Food in Jounieh

Moria, or the old olive tree, a restaurant open on Jounieh’s old souk, serves a Lebanese and middle eastern cuisine with a gentle touch of freshness. A vast space welcomes you for lunch or…

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jounieh

Bluespoon at Andaz Hotel Amsterdam

International Cuisine | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

International Cuisine

Bluespoon at Andaz Hotel Amsterdam

The experience starts way before you reach the restaurant while walking through the lobby of Andaz, a classy and modern hotel located in the heart of Amsterdam. Bluespoon welcomes you for a quick…

May 12, 2018 | Recommended | Amsterdam

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

American | Saida South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

South Lebanon

April 27, 2018

American

Popeye’s; The Famous Chicken Franchise, Now Open in Saida

Known to be the second biggest chicken franchise in the world, Popeye’s, coming straight from the states, has opened its first branch in Lebanon. Choosing Saida for their start, the chicken…

April 27, 2018 | Restaurants | Saida

The Life Hotel; Manhattan, New York City

Hotels | New York USA Americas

USA

April 10, 2018

Hotels

The Life Hotel; Manhattan, New York City

With a bar and a gourmet restaurant, Life is an affordable hotel located in the heart of the action, behind the Empire State Building and walking distance from Flatiron. Life proposes wide rooms, a…

April 10, 2018 | Reviews | New York

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