The Hardware Société Paris: When Food Has Another Meaning! The Lobster Benedict Rocks

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

October 14, 2018

The Hardware Société Paris: When Food Has Another Meaning! The Lobster Benedict Rocks

Bread & Bakeries

October 14, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

I came here not knowing what to expect... I ended up ordering everything! The food is phenomenal.  Coming all…

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

Burgers | Paris France Europe

France

October 13, 2018

L’Artisan du Burger: Expected Perfection, It’s Not! Leave the Burger to the Americans

Burgers

October 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

For a concept that has been created for a year or so and having six locations around Paris; that’s a success.…

Ahi Poke: Hawaiian Cuisine with a Twist

Recommended | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 24, 2018

Ahi Poke: Hawaiian Cuisine with a Twist

Recommended

August 24, 2018 | Restaurants | Beirut

Simple food, comfort food if I may call it, AHI Poke is the perfect choice for a quick lunch at work. Delivered…

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

July 30, 2018

Sushi at The Bar: Experience SO’s Unprofessional Service

Japanese & Sushi

July 30, 2018 | Restaurants | Achrafieh

After enjoying a unique experience with Jimmy at the bar two years ago, I was back for sushi at SO this time with Roy…

Shinto: Enjoyable Sushi Delivery in Hazmieh

Japanese & Sushi | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 14, 2018

Shinto: Enjoyable Sushi Delivery in Hazmieh

Japanese & Sushi

July 14, 2018 | Reviews | Beirut

I like it! I like the packaging, the simple and non-complicated flavors, the fresh salad, the crunchy crisps, the…

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 30, 2018

My New Favorite Breakfast Experience: Hotel Kempinski Beirut

Breakfast & Coffee

April 30, 2018 | Hotels | Beirut

Breakfast at The Kempinski is served at Candelabra, a restaurant with a high ceiling and many glass facades which leave…

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

French | Paris France Europe

France

November 16, 2017

Dinner at Ladurée Champs Elysées: A Restaurant for Tourists

French

November 16, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

When you enjoy an exceptional breakfast, a delightful lunch, and an exciting dinner, you plan on coming back…

Petrossian: Luxury Food, Caviar and Salmon at Lafayette Gourmet

Fish & Seafood | Paris France Europe

France

November 15, 2017

Petrossian: Luxury Food, Caviar and Salmon at Lafayette Gourmet

Fish & Seafood

November 15, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

How many times have I passed in front of the Petrossian stand - which is known to have the world’s best Caviar -…

The Poke Spot: Tasty Bowls Hit New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA

USA

November 11, 2017

The Poke Spot: Tasty Bowls Hit New York

Japanese & Sushi

November 11, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

Newly opened, the Poke Spot is a trendy destination near union square New York. Choose your base: brown rice,…

Bermuda Onion: Lunch at Beaugrenelle Paris

International Cuisine | Paris France Europe

France

September 28, 2017

Bermuda Onion: Lunch at Beaugrenelle Paris

International Cuisine

September 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Paris

The Beaugrenelle shopping complex... I love it here... different from Printemps, Le Bon Marche or Lafayette,…

Karamanlidika: A Favorite Deli Shop in Athens

Recommended | Athens Greece Europe

Greece

August 21, 2017

Karamanlidika: A Favorite Deli Shop in Athens

Recommended

August 21, 2017 | Restaurants | Athens

I never imagined that one day I'll be having lunch at a deli in Athens owned and managed by locals. Cold cuts and…

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 22, 2017

Zeralda: Eat While Inhaling Others' Smoke

French

June 22, 2017 | Restaurants | Jounieh

"Bistronomie Francaise" is its tag line - Zeralda is a bistro serving upscale French cuisine. It is nestled in the…

Superfoods With Beauty Benefits

Spotted Stories

May 28, 2017

Superfoods With Beauty Benefits

Spotted Stories

May 28, 2017

There are certain foods that have amazing beauty benefits. For example did you know that oysters thickens and…

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

Japanese & Sushi | New York USA

USA

April 16, 2017

Yong Kang Street: Poke Bowls on the Move in New York

Japanese & Sushi

April 16, 2017 | Restaurants | New York

There's a choice of 12 poke bowls at the Japanese fast food concept 'Turnstyle'. A small portion sold at $12 for which…

Gold Wrapped Sushi Rolls for Luck

Spotted Stories

February 20, 2017

Gold Wrapped Sushi Rolls for Luck

Spotted Stories

February 20, 2017

Last week, Japan celebrated Setsubun, a holiday where people try to invite good fortune into their homes. Part of the…

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Breakfast & Coffee | Egypt Middle East

Middle East

February 03, 2017

Breakfast at the Kempinski Cairo

Breakfast & Coffee

February 03, 2017 | Hotels | Egypt

Visiting some friends staying at the Kempinski in Cairo, I decided to join them for breakfast. For thirty dollars…

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 01, 2017

Couqley: Always a Good Idea

French

February 01, 2017 | Restaurants | Dbayeh

When you feel like having a decent piece of meat on a Wednesday night; just pick up the phone and reserve at Couqley.…

Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 29, 2016

Cocteau: A Beautiful Restaurant Serving Good Food!

French

November 29, 2016 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

One of Beirut's most popular restaurants is still going strong. My last experience there, almost 4 years ago, was…

Divvy: Sharing Tasty Things at The Backyard Hazmieh

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 14, 2016

Divvy: Sharing Tasty Things at The Backyard Hazmieh

International Cuisine

November 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

It's been sometime since I last visited DIVVY... I headed to their branch at the Backyard Hazmieh to have lunch with my…

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

Comparative Review | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 09, 2016

A Comparative Review: Sushi for Lunch, 3 Places, 1 Winner!

Comparative Review

November 09, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi | Lebanon

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from now on. Feeling like having an enjoyable meal, I'll…

What Does Your Favorite Sushi Say About You?

News

June 09, 2016

What Does Your Favorite Sushi Say About You?

News

June 09, 2016

What does your favorite sushi say about you... Here's a fun infographic by sushi and coffee lover Ryoko Iwata that…

Ache: Sushi With Latin Influences in Lima

Asian/Chinese

May 21, 2016

Ache: Sushi With Latin Influences in Lima

Asian/Chinese

May 21, 2016 | Japanese & Sushi

I just felt like walking in... I love sushi, the name seems nice, the place is welcoming and inviting and I was hungry.…

Bada Hwesarang (바다회사랑): The Memorable Sashimi Dinner

Asian/Chinese

April 25, 2016

Bada Hwesarang (바다회사랑): The Memorable Sashimi Dinner

Asian/Chinese

April 25, 2016 | Fish & Seafood

It's surely not a place for tourists lost somewhere in a tight street, a restaurant known for taking raw fish and…

Poisson Magazine: Du Saumon au Cedre du Liban

Popular

March 21, 2016

Poisson Magazine: Du Saumon au Cedre du Liban

Popular

March 21, 2016 | Souk el Akel

C’est une drôle d’histoire gourmande, celle d’Emile Strunc, consultant en…

Friend of a Farmer: Slow and Not Worth the Wait

Breakfast & Coffee | New York USA

USA

July 01, 2015

Friend of a Farmer: Slow and Not Worth the Wait

Breakfast & Coffee

July 01, 2015 | International Cuisine | New York

Like an old lady's house, the sort of thing you see in the movies with its wood walls and flooring, open windows…

Tsunami: The Experience Changes on Busy Days

Japanese & Sushi | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 20, 2015

Tsunami: The Experience Changes on Busy Days

Japanese & Sushi

March 20, 2015 | Restaurants | Antelias

After experiencing each of Tsunami's three locations we came back on a busy Saturday to try it when it was full. I…

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Japanese & Sushi | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

July 28, 2014

Mon Maki a Moi: Special Doesn't Always Imply Better...

Japanese & Sushi

July 28, 2014 | Restaurants | Jbeil

Special! Yes Mon Maki A Moi is special like most people say it is… but what I experienced made me realize that…

The Superfood Super Guide

Spotted Stories

May 26, 2014

The Superfood Super Guide

Spotted Stories

May 26, 2014

Superfoods. We keep hearing about them, especially now, where ever we go, people mention it. It's like when you learn a…

Gardens of Babylon on the Rooftop, London

French | London UK Europe

UK

May 01, 2014

Gardens of Babylon on the Rooftop, London

French

May 01, 2014 | International Cuisine | London

I’d been told there were two things I had to visit in London: the Shard and the roof gardens and here we were…

Meat The Fish: Fresh Salmon Delivered to Your Doorstep

Tasty Discoveries

April 26, 2014

Meat The Fish: Fresh Salmon Delivered to Your Doorstep

Tasty Discoveries

April 26, 2014

Chances are that if you’ve eaten out in Lebanon, you’ll have tried Meat The Fish’s products without…

LUX: A Tasty Fresh Organic Gourmet

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 22, 2014

LUX: A Tasty Fresh Organic Gourmet

International Cuisine

April 22, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

I've been hearing a lot about Lux since it first opened but never had the chance to visit before. Meeting for a…

Reconfirming: The Best Breakfast You Can Have in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

April 12, 2014

Reconfirming: The Best Breakfast You Can Have in Lebanon

Breakfast & Coffee

April 12, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

What a beautiful day. It was 9am on an awesome sunny morning when we reached The Four Seasons hotel. With a big smile…

Breakfast at Gordon's Cafe: Try the Salmon and Eggs

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 29, 2014

Breakfast at Gordon's Cafe: Try the Salmon and Eggs

Breakfast & Coffee

March 29, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

I woke up one morning and felt like enjoying a good hefty breakfast. Between meetings in Beirut, I decided to spend…

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

International Cuisine | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2014

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

International Cuisine

March 20, 2014 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Ginette,  located in the heart of Gemmayze, has been the talk of town for sometime now. This funky and trendy…

Crepaway's New Meat Free Items are Delicious

American | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

March 06, 2014

Crepaway's New Meat Free Items are Delicious

American

March 06, 2014 | Burgers | Lebanon

Yes, I'm back to Crepaway and this time, to try their newly launched items during the month of fasting. Items include a…

Casablanca: Discovering New Horizons While Staying in Town

International Cuisine | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 27, 2014

Casablanca: Discovering New Horizons While Staying in Town

International Cuisine

February 27, 2014 | Recommended | Beirut

Authenticity is key at Casablanca, a unique restaurant set in an old white Lebanese house on Ain Mreiseh. Facing a…

Pret a Manger: Now in Paris... And I Simply Love it

International Cuisine | Paris France Europe

France

February 25, 2014

Pret a Manger: Now in Paris... And I Simply Love it

International Cuisine

February 25, 2014 | Recommended | Paris

What a lovely concept - I love Pret a Manger. I first came across Pret last year during a visit to London. In my…

Bagelstein: Bagels Are Taking Over Paris

Reviews | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2014

Bagelstein: Bagels Are Taking Over Paris

Reviews

February 22, 2014 | Street Food | Paris

Last year, the French capital saw the rise of the Burger trend... among others. I realized that Paris is opening up to…

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

American | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2014

Roadster Diner: It's Always Nice to Enjoy the Classics

American

February 02, 2014 | Restaurants | Metn

At times it gets a bit overwhelming to think of a restaurant to dine. It's not as easy as one would imagine especially…

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh: Steak Frites a la Francaise

International Cuisine | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 26, 2014

Al Mandaloun Dbayeh: Steak Frites a la Francaise

International Cuisine

January 26, 2014 | Recommended | Dbayeh

Al Mandaloun is a place I love. I often come here for their signature ice creams or spend time with my family on…

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…

L'Atelier de L'Eclair: Sweet and Savory Delicacies

Desserts & Sweets | Paris France Europe

France

January 15, 2014

L'Atelier de L'Eclair: Sweet and Savory Delicacies

Desserts & Sweets

January 15, 2014 | Tasty Discoveries | Paris

My journey to the French capital was a short one this time. But there was no way I was going to leave the city without…

2013: Best Italian Pizza in Lebanon

Italian | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

December 15, 2013

2013: Best Italian Pizza in Lebanon

Italian

December 15, 2013 | Pizza | Lebanon

Italian food has always been a favorite in Lebanon. 2013 witnessed a boom of new Italian restaurants, where…

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 05, 2013

Sushi on the Conveyor Belt at SÔ Achrafieh

International Cuisine

November 05, 2013 | Italian | Achrafieh

Who doesn't know SO, Downtown or DT... three restaurants which have been around for years, maintaining the same quality…

The Atrium Cafe: Westin Hotel, Dublin

Reviews | Ireland Europe

Europe

October 27, 2013

The Atrium Cafe: Westin Hotel, Dublin

Reviews

October 27, 2013 | Restaurants | Ireland

"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…

NGNO's Tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Food and Breast Cancer

News

October 24, 2013

NGNO's Tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Food and Breast Cancer

News

October 24, 2013

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most…

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

News

October 14, 2013

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

News

October 14, 2013 | Popular

Sushi is delicious, and at the end of the day there are few ways to really get it wrong, but this graphic from I Love…

There's More to Salmon: Let's Check Out Some Varieties

Tasty Discoveries

September 24, 2013

There's More to Salmon: Let's Check Out Some Varieties

Tasty Discoveries

September 24, 2013

Since they've opened more than a decade ago, Le Marin Traiteur has been providing the local market with a fine salmon…

Breakfast at Le Gray: Starting Your Day in Style

Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

September 23, 2013

Breakfast at Le Gray: Starting Your Day in Style

Breakfast & Coffee

September 23, 2013 | Recommended | Beirut Central District

I thought I had visited almost all of the major five-star hotels for breakfast in Lebanon. I was actually working on…

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Food Gadgets

September 20, 2013

Perfect Sushi Made Easy at Home

Food Gadgets

September 20, 2013

Professional, round sushi can now be created in your own kitchen with your own choice of fillings. With just three easy…

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