Salata Eatery: Enjoy a Huge Bowl of Gourmet Salad in Beirut

International Cuisine | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 22, 2019

International Cuisine

Salata Eatery: Enjoy a Huge Bowl of Gourmet Salad in Beirut

A quick fast-casual eatery for the healthy eaters, Salata sells only salads. One of Beirut’s newest and friendliest eateries, Salata has opened in the heart of downtown Beirut. When everyone…

February 22, 2019 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

When Life Throws You Lemons... Here arer 31 Uses for Them

Spotted Stories

April 17, 2017

Spotted Stories

When Life Throws You Lemons... Here arer 31 Uses for Them

If life throws you lemons, don't despair. Here are 31 uses for them... In the following infographic by OnStride, it highlights clever uses for lemons at home, including keeping avocados and…

April 17, 2017

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 12, 2017

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Kahwet el Mandaloun: A New Favorite Place

Close your eyes and travel back in time to when old Mercedes taxis used to glide round Beirut, to when Martyr's Square was the heart of the Middle East and to when Abou Salim used to entertain our…

January 12, 2017 | Recommended | Dbayeh

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Grill&BBQ | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 13, 2015

Grill&BBQ

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Today, we were invited to a place called La Vie en Rose for lunch. I thought at first it was a wedding venue, but it seems they organize buffet lunches on Sundays. "O Bois" or "La Vie en Rose",…

September 13, 2015 | International Cuisine | Metn

Orient Express Badaro: Loved the Vibes...

International Cuisine | Badaro Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

December 22, 2014

International Cuisine

Orient Express Badaro: Loved the Vibes...

Voila, our tour around Badaro continues... And here we are in a place called Orient Express. I loved the name and always wanted to come here simply because my dream trip one day is to take the…

December 22, 2014 | Restaurants | Badaro

Shtrumpf: My Childhood's Diner... Stuck in Time

American | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 22, 2014

American

Shtrumpf: My Childhood's Diner... Stuck in Time

Back home and after drinking three bottles of Perrier to cleanse my pallet as well as help me digest, I thought to myself, "Who on earth puts garlic in a club sandwich?" I didn’t think it was…

July 22, 2014 | Restaurants | Keserwan

Kampai Beirut: Tasty but Noisy

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 16, 2014

Japanese & Sushi

Kampai Beirut: Tasty but Noisy

The last time I came to Kampai, I left unimpressed. A series of imperfections encountered by my friends and I left us shocked - especially that this is a restaurant loved and appreciated by many. I…

July 16, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Miyou by Guy Martin: Michelin Style Sandwiches

Airports | Paris France Europe

France

March 22, 2014

Airports

Miyou by Guy Martin: Michelin Style Sandwiches

Miyou by Guy Martin is a place I have been meaning to try for some time now. Checking-in Terminal E-K of the French capital, you can't but notice the only restaurant or let's say more of a…

March 22, 2014 | French | Paris

Ginette: The Eatery, The Fashion Boutique, The Art Gallery

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2014

International Cuisine

Ginette: The Eatery, The Fashion Boutique, The Art Gallery

Ginette,  located in the heart of Gemmayze, has been the talk of town for sometime now. This funky and trendy concept space hosts a coffee shop and restaurant, an art gallery, and a…

March 20, 2014 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Laduree: Eggs Benedict with a French Touch

Breakfast & Coffee | Paris France Europe

France

March 05, 2014

Breakfast & Coffee

Laduree: Eggs Benedict with a French Touch

It was 8am and we were meeting my wife's cousin Michel for breakfast. We decided to meet at Laduree, a place we've been meaning to try for breakfast. Finally we had the opportunity to do so. This…

March 05, 2014 | French | Paris

Batchig: I Still Love this Place...

Armenian | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 04, 2014

Armenian

Batchig: I Still Love this Place...

The last time I tried Batchig was just a few weeks ago, and since then I have been counting the minutes to come back to this place again. I have been reliving the flavors and tastes of their various…

February 04, 2014 | Recommended | Antelias

Chic and Casual: Welcome to the World of Ralph Lauren!

American | Paris France Europe

France

November 26, 2013

American

Chic and Casual: Welcome to the World of Ralph Lauren!

Coming back from Dublin, my wife and I discovered an interesting restaurant while skipping through the pages of Air France magazine - "Ralph's". My favorite brand has a restaurant? I personally…

November 26, 2013 | Burgers | Paris

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

International Cuisine

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality - and I was going to say "and service" but I changed my mind... at least at SO.…

November 05, 2013 | Italian | Achrafieh

The Atrium Cafe: Westin Hotel, Dublin

Reviews | Ireland Europe

Europe

October 27, 2013

Reviews

The Atrium Cafe: Westin Hotel, Dublin

"How can a hotel like the Westin have no lobby?" Is a question you may ask yourself as you walk in. Don't be too quick to even think it. The Westin Dublin does boast a large space where you can have…

October 27, 2013 | Restaurants | Ireland

The Grill Room: A Recommended Restaurant Indeed

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 15, 2013

Grill&BBQ

The Grill Room: A Recommended Restaurant Indeed

The Grill Room is a place I would take any good friend out for exquisite food. It was my best friend's birthday and what better way to celebrate it than take him somewhere, where good food and good…

October 15, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 20, 2013

Japanese & Sushi

Ginger&Co: New Location...Same Taste

I was quite surprised with the positive experience encountered at Ginger&Co a while back. I visited a small restaurant in Hazmieh that boasts a tasty and casual Japanese menu. I recently heard…

July 20, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut

Schwartz's Deli Paris: People Wait 30 Minutes to Eat this?

American | Paris France Europe

France

July 02, 2013

American

Schwartz's Deli Paris: People Wait 30 Minutes to Eat this?

Schwartz Deli, located in the heart of the French capital has been the talk of town for the past two years, saying that it's the one and only place in Paris to have a good burger. Every time I ask…

July 02, 2013 | Burgers | Paris

La Mule Blanche: A Bad Bistro On So Many Levels

French | Camargue France Europe

France

June 30, 2013

French

La Mule Blanche: A Bad Bistro On So Many Levels

A scratching experience is all I can say about this so called restaurant! Located on one of the dirtiest cities I've ever experienced in France, La Mule Blanche is a bistro where you will definitely…

June 30, 2013 | Restaurants | Camargue

Miss Ko Asian Restaurant: Philippe Starck's Latest Creation

Asian/Chinese | Paris France Europe

France

June 15, 2013

Asian/Chinese

Miss Ko Asian Restaurant: Philippe Starck's Latest Creation

Miss K?, an Asian fusion restaurant in Paris boasts an interior by Philippe Starck. Located in the heart of Paris, Miss K? is not just a restaurant; it's a really an original place where street food,…

June 15, 2013 | Fusion Cuisine | Paris

Margherita Mare: Good Food... Bad Service

Fish & Seafood | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 02, 2013

Fish & Seafood

Margherita Mare: Good Food... Bad Service

It's been two months since my last visit to Margherita Mare. I liked the place but I can still remember their revolting paper menus. During this time I have received numerous calls of people…

June 02, 2013 | Italian | Jounieh

Marks&Spencer Finally in Lebanon - Will There be a Food Hall?

Spotted Stories

April 26, 2013

Spotted Stories

Marks&Spencer Finally in Lebanon - Will There be a Food Hall?

The much anticipated retail giants, Marks & Spencer is finally seeing the light in Lebanon. As I walked through Beirut City Centre yesterday, my heart skipped a beat as I saw the big Marks &…

April 26, 2013

Zaatar W Zeit: Lebanese Traditions Upscaled and Revisited

Breakfast & Coffee | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 08, 2013

Breakfast & Coffee

Zaatar W Zeit: Lebanese Traditions Upscaled and Revisited

Zaatar W Zeit has been know for redefining the meaning of the Lebanese Furn, highlighting the “mankouche” in a different way. A simple recipe for a traditional product was the starting…

March 08, 2013 | Manakish | Achrafieh

Beer Served Extra Cold at The Heineken Lounge, Dubai Airport

Airports | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

February 12, 2013

Airports

Beer Served Extra Cold at The Heineken Lounge, Dubai Airport

Walking along the Concourse A of Dubai International Airport Terminal 3, you will come across the Heineken Lounge, an attractive green bottle shaped structure you cannot miss.  Facing the…

February 12, 2013 | International Cuisine | Dubai

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

International Cuisine | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 13, 2012

International Cuisine

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Al Saraya restaurant is the main dining area at the Movenpick resort, Dead Sea. Located in the main resort building, AL Saraya offers a Mediterranean country kitchen ambiance with garden…

November 13, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dead Sea

LEILA: Authentic Lebanese Cafe with a Twist

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

October 26, 2012

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

LEILA: Authentic Lebanese Cafe with a Twist

It all starts the minute you step foot at the door step... An enjoyable experience that would make you cheer up. Leila, located on the Main Street of Verdun is a two levels restaurant with high…

October 26, 2012 | Recommended | Hamra & Verdun

Amarres Restaurant is Couqley At The Bay (Restaurant Closed)

French | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 15, 2012

French

Amarres Restaurant is Couqley At The Bay (Restaurant Closed)

Amarres is one of the 17 restaurants of Zaitunay Bay and the latest creation of chef Alexis Couquelet.     Located at the end of the Bay, Amarres is a fresh brasserie concept on the…

April 15, 2012 | Restaurant Closed | Beirut

Bo House Cafe, Dubai

Fusion Cuisine | UAE GCC Middle East

GCC

February 26, 2012

Fusion Cuisine

Bo House Cafe, Dubai

The nice colours and decoration definitely add to the enjoyable experience you’ll have at Bo House. All my senses came to life the minute I walked into Bo House Cafe. Eccentric interior,…

February 26, 2012 | International Cuisine | UAE

The Grill Room Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel, Beirut

American | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 26, 2012

American

The Grill Room Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel, Beirut

The Grill Room is a special place for me.  The entire ambiance is charming and knows how to pull you in. As I may have mentioned in my previous reviews, the first thing in liking a new…

February 26, 2012 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut

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