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Celebrate Armenian Culture in Bourj Hammoud
Apr 10, 2018

Celebrate Armenian culture this Sunday in Bourj Hammoud. Street food, kids entertainment, Fun, superb Armenian food and much more to satisfy everyone. A premiere for…

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Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...


Bourj Hammoud; Like You've Never Seen it Before...

Mechwar Videos

April 15, 2018 | Popular | Lebanon

The city of Bourj Hammoud is located on Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast, 2 km east of central Beirut. Bourj Hammoud has been an independent municipality since 1952 and is a member of the Metn-North group of…

Easter in Achrafieh with Souk el Akel

Events

April 05, 2018 | News | Beirut

There’s no better way to have some Easter fun than with your families and friends! Join Achrafieh 2020 and Souk el Akel this Sunday for some delicious moments, and exciting activities! For all those who wish to participate or reserve a…

Street Eats: Sausages, Tacos and Burgers, Now in Faraya

News

March 13, 2018 | Restaurants | Lebanon

Street Eats is the newest destination for street food lovers and an unconventional hub for mingling and chilling at the heart of Faraya!

Tik Tak Abou Rami: Foul, Hummus, Fatteh and Positive Vibes in El Mina, Tripoli

Breakfast & Coffee

January 29, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

I was recently indulging in an early morning tour around the tight streets of Tripoli and Mina. Foul and hummus is a daily ritual for all of us, and some of its cooked well, other times it's not. I've been to some places where the flavors don't show…

Hamburguru: A Street Food Burger in Jal el Dib

Burgers

December 31, 2017 | Reviews | Mount Lebanon

Tiny but mighty, a small hamburger shop has been open for the last five months on the Jal el Dib-Jdeideh internal road. Operated by a smiley owner spreading happiness all around the place, Hamburguru is the address where having a smile on your face…

Sandwitch: Driven by Passion, The Happiest Sandwicheria in Lebanon!

International Cuisine

December 24, 2017 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Six customers sitting at the bar, a place loaded with hungry people, the owner and a manager handling delivery calls, five chefs working like a busy beehive handing sandwiches to the hungry crowd. What a place! A simple Lebanese food shack open for…

Contact Info: Sand-Witch

Phone Number: +9613878715

Address: Main Street, Behind Banque du Liban, Sakiet El Misk, Bikfaya, Mount Lebanon, Metn [ view ]

Phone Number: +9613878715

Address: Main Street, Behind Banque du Liban, Sakiet El Misk, Bikfaya, Mount Lebanon, Metn [ view ]

Food Trucks in Lebanon... Go to Saida!

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2017 | News | South Lebanon

Saida, Lebanon's only city to allow food trucks to date has already five of them. Follow me on a discovery tour...  

MECHWAR: Lebanon Through the Eyes of a Curious Foodie!

Mechwar Videos

December 21, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Lebanon through the eyes of a passionate and curious foodie! Mechwar: A popular television segment on MTV Lebanon, Mechwar takes the form of a 20-minute show that takes viewers across Lebanon. The audience delves into hidden gems, unknown…

Celebrate Christmas in Style this Season! See you at Souk el Akel Naccach

Events

December 02, 2017 | News | Mount Lebanon

It's Saturday, it's sunny... Grab the family and head down to enjoy one of Lebanon's biggest ever witnessed Christmas markets... Today and tomorrow you can come and enjoy the fun from 12pm to midnight... There's something for…

Smorgasburg Street Food Market, Brooklyn, New York

Street Food

October 28, 2017 | USA

Smorgasburg is the largest weekly open-air food market in America, attracting 20,000-30,000 people to Brooklyn each weekend to eat from 100 local vendors—Saturdays on the Williamsburg waterfront. It launched May 21, 2011, as a spinoff of…

Souk el Akel at The Marathon Village 2017

Events

October 28, 2017 | News | Beirut

You don’t have to be a marathoner or a sports lover to be involved in The Marathon Village, it is a hub for everyone that is either running the 2017 BLOM BANK Beirut Marathon or just curious about the sports industry and the latest trends…

I've Tried the Raindrop Cake: Calorie Free, Hydrating and Tasty

News

October 24, 2017 | Street Food | USA

The Raindrop Cake, a shiny, transparent dessert uses mineral water and agar, a vegan alternative to gelatin, to achieve a creation that basically looks like a silky gift from the heavens: It tastes closely to Jello yet being sexier…

Street Food Stepping Up: Food Trucks Continue to Drive Interest

News

October 10, 2017 | Spotted Stories

While food trucks were once reserved for pre-packaged frozen novelties and questionable street meat, they’ve significantly expanded their culinary horizons. Now you can find trucks dedicated to healthy, local, organic fare, trucks devoted to…

The 8 Must-Try Cheap Eats in Beirut, Lebanon

News

September 28, 2017 | Spotted Stories | Middle East

Eater: With a complex history bequeathing Ottoman, Syrian, and French influences on its food, Lebanon boasts one of the most exciting dining scenes in the region. Street food is limited in Beirut — you might spot a guy pushing a cart of…

Souk el Akel Comes to Saida!

Events

September 28, 2017 | News | South Lebanon

Saida here we come! Souk el Akel will be celebrating food for a cause between the 6th and the 8th of October next to the football stadium. In collaboration with Rotaract Saida and with the support of the Municipality of…

Souk el Akel's "Sushi Burrito": A Personal Favorite!

Japanese & Sushi

September 12, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Middle East

Souk el Akel's Sushi Burrito is Lebanon's, the Middle East’s and probably the world's best: be proud! I've had many in my time; I’ve traveled to New York to taste what they offer, and I've come back to Lebanon proud of what we…

Street Food: The Latest Trend!

News

September 07, 2017

When you think of street food, do you think of greasy burgers from a battered van or Goan seafood from a modern trailer? We're witnessing a street food revolution and thefoodpeople have been keeping a close eye on this global food trend. The…

It's Faraya on The Beach at 1500 Meters!

Events

August 01, 2017 | Souk el Akel | Lebanon

If you're not with us in Faraya right now you're missing out big time on the hottest event of the season. So start your engines and head up to experience a one of a kind event: Faraya on the Beach, where Souk el Akel, fashion, music and so much…

Snack el Awedim: I Really Love it Here!

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

July 10, 2017 | Restaurants | Mount Lebanon

Back to Snack el Awedim... I still adore their sandwiches! The most light scrambled egg sandwich I've ever had, the freshest roast beef sandwich, an amazing makanek sandwich created differently to any other and much more... I love the branding…

Contact Info: Snack el Awedim

Phone Number: +961 70 496 664

Address: Jdeideh next to Bank Audi, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 70 496 664

Address: Jdeideh next to Bank Audi, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Lebanon Makes it on The World Atlas of Street Food

News

July 08, 2017 | Popular

Lebanon's Souk el Akel makes it on the cover of the World Atlas of Street Food. We are proud!  Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of metropolitan locations. Food that was previously only…

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon?

Recommended

June 20, 2017 | Sandwiches | Middle East

Where to have a tasty Shawarma in Lebanon: my personal favorites! Shawarma (Arabic: شاورما‎‎) is a Levantine meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, buffalo meat, or mixed meats are placed on a…

10 Favorite Spots: Delicious Sandwiches You Must Try in Lebanon!

News

May 28, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

As we may have noticed, food around the world is following trends which we Lebanese are being influenced by. It was the year of Sushi in 2013, burgers in 2014, homemade pastries in 2015 and sandwiches for 2016 and 2017.  What started ages…

Souk el Akel: For the First Time in the Bekaa; Celebrating Zahle

Events

May 12, 2017 | News | Bekaa

Zahle here we come... two days of endless fun, entertainment, great food ideas and the Universite Antonine Job Fair.

17 Favorite Bites to Look Out for This Summer at Souk el Akel

Popular

May 02, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

Time has gone so fast since we first launched Lebanon's biggest street food market ‘Souk el Akel’ on the streets of Downtown Beirut two years ago. This one of a kind event has come a long way since it first started. Over fifty Souk el…

Brgrz & Fries: Good Quality Homey and Affordable Burgers

Burgers

March 19, 2017 | Street Food | Mount Lebanon

Find a small grey kiosk on the Deek el Mehdi road facing the entrance of Champville school. Brgrz&Fries, which has been open for a while now, has recently been popping up all over social media. Of course intrigued, I headed there to check things…

Contact Info: Brgrz & Fries

Phone Number: +961 76 773 440

Address: Dik el Mehdi, Awkar road, Facing Champville entrance, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 76 773 440

Address: Dik el Mehdi, Awkar road, Facing Champville entrance, Metn, Lebanon [ view ]

The Next Big Thing: Souk El Akel on Snow

Events

February 28, 2017 | Popular

We are always looking for the next big thing, aren’t we? "Souk el Akel" is always ready to make the next big thing happen. So what’s cooking this weekend? For the first time, you can experience Lebanon in a whole new bright light…

Souk el Akel: This Weekend in BeitMisk

Events

February 15, 2017 | Souk el Akel

Join us this weekend in Beit Misk for your unconventional "Souk el Akel" edition... Your private party is taking place in "BeitMisk", 9 minutes from Beirut on the Nahr el Mot-Baabdat highway. When: Friday 17th:…

Shawarma w Saj: Tasty Sandwiches in Saida

Reviews

February 14, 2017 | Sandwiches | South Lebanon

Shawarma at Shawarma w Saj has more than one meaning. This Lebanese diner is a place I have been too and enjoyed. I am here again to enjoy their sandwiches while listening to the soothing tunes of Fayruz. A selection of shawarma sandwiches…

Contact Info: Shawarma w Saj

Phone Number: +961 7 721767

Address: Iliya Street, Near BLF Bank, Saida, Saida District, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 7 721767

Address: Iliya Street, Near BLF Bank, Saida, Saida District, Lebanon [ view ]

Freddy’s: The Hotdog Truck

Sandwiches

February 06, 2017 | Street Food | Lebanon

Before starting NoGarlicNoOnions I was in a nightlife project called BeirutNightLife which tried - for ten long years - to prove to the world that Lebanon is much more than what the West thinks it is. That it is instead full of life and ready…

Lebanon's Market Space: Gathering People Around Food!

Events

February 06, 2017 | Souk el Akel

Souk el Akel is a street food market, held every Thursday night from 5 to 11pm in the heart of Beirut. It is a public market space, where cooks from all over the country gather to showcase their know how and food designed to be…

Contact Info: Souk el Akel

Phone Number: +961 76 654222

Address: Tijara street, Downtown Beirut, Next to Aishti and Lina's [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 76 654222

Address: Tijara street, Downtown Beirut, Next to Aishti and Lina's [ view ]

Souk el Akel: Fun, Tasty, Diverse... Street Food!

Events

February 05, 2017 | Souk el Akel

Souk El Akel is a Food Celebration showcasing Lebanon’s vibrant culinary world of foods including Lebanese, Middle Eastern and International bites. Souk El Akel | Lebanon’s Street Food Market DIVERSITY | CREATIVITY | TRADITION Every…

The Bros: The Buffalo Chicken Burger, Now in Mar Mikhael!

American

January 27, 2017 | Burgers | Beirut

It's the story of three brothers with a big passion for food. Known as the "hats" brothers, the boys started at Souk el Akel more than eighteen months ago, attracting thousands of clients to their stand asking for one item: the signature "Buffalo"…

Contact Info: The Bros

Phone Number: +961 1 570297

Address: Madrid street, between Prune and Marinella, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 570297

Address: Madrid street, between Prune and Marinella, Mar Mikhael, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Zooba: Classy Egyptian Street Food

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

January 18, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

The Egyptian version of Chipotle or what is closer to Pret a Manger is a big spot on. I walked into a place where I felt transported to New York. Traditional Egyptian food revisited with style and modernism. Very good food, real flavors,…

Souk el Akel: We're in Tripoli for the Holidays

Events

December 13, 2016 | Souk el Akel | North Lebanon

Christmas 2016 in Lebanon is on fire... in literally every corner of the country.   After Souk el Akel's huge suceess in Naccach, join the end of the year festivities in Tripoli and have lots of fun, listen to music, dance to live concerts,…

Souk el Akel: Celebrating Lebanon's Independence

Events

November 23, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Beirut

How beautiful it is to finally enjoy your Independence Day after a long period of silence. How amazing it is to see our flag fly high throughout the streets, even in the smallest of turns across the country. How great is it to celebrate change... to…

Sai Saki: Fast Food Sushi in Naccache

Japanese & Sushi

November 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Mount Lebanon

In the most unlikely place to open a restaurant, on one of the country's less traveled roads, is a small sushi restaurant called "Sai Saki". Inside this 12 square meters  you'll find more chairs than the place can fit, the lights don't work and…

Let's Pumpkin it Up: Souk el Akel Halloween Edition

Souk el Akel

October 25, 2016

Come down and celebrate the spookiest of days at Souk el Akel's Halloween special! With spooky bites, scary nibbles and downright terrifying drinks, we're getting ready for Halloween in style!   Come along in costume (if you're brave…

Sarku: Good Japanese Food in San Jose

Japanese & Sushi

October 20, 2016 | USA

It's a best seller at the mall down in San Jose and it is called Sarku, a Japanese restaurant that serves good, generous and tasty sushi. You can enjoy a selection of Japanese bites including Tepenyaki for only $8 a meal. I was amazed at the tasty…

Bayrut Street Food: A New Restaurant, A New Concept, Good Hummus

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

October 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Beirut

You've surely noticed this black signboard dressing the building at the entrance of Gemmayze, marketing a new restaurant concept called "Bayrut Street Food". It makes you want to find out more about it... When I heard about "Bayrut Street Food" I…

Contact Info: Bayrut Street Food

Phone Number: +961 1 990 011

Address: Gemmayze Entrance, Facing Paul, Saifi, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Phone Number: +961 1 990 011

Address: Gemmayze Entrance, Facing Paul, Saifi, Beirut, Lebanon [ view ]

Souk El Akel: A Special Edition in Hazmieh!

Events

September 24, 2016 | Popular

Just when you thought that the excitement of summer fun is over, "Souk El Akel" comes back to remind you that the entertainment and good food is still ongoing... Meet us on September 30 until October 2 from 5pm until midnight at Spinneys in…

Souk el Akel: Gathering Lebanese Around Food!

News

September 19, 2016 | Popular | Beirut

Souk el Akel is a street food market, held every Thursday night from 5 to 11pm in the heart of Beirut. It is a public market space, where cooks from all over the country gather to showcase their know how, food designed to be…

Souk El Akel: Meet Us in Fanar

Events

September 10, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Our journey continues across Lebanon... if you can't come to us we'll come to you... Fanar is next in line. Meet us between September 15 and 18 in Fanar, between 5pm and 12am for some sizzling fun, beautiful vibes and delicious bites prepared…

The Hangry Hangar: The Gathering of Three Food Trucks

Street Food

August 31, 2016 | UAE

Located in Warehouse Four in Al Quoz, the Hungry Hangar features food from The Shebi, Gobai, Calle Tacos and Marigold Baker & Co. Three food trucks in a funky space, with communal dining, areas as well as smaller tables, atmospheric lighting,…

The Village Batroun is Now Open

Reviews

August 31, 2016 | Street Food | North Lebanon

It is a nice place… The Village Batroun is a colorful village made of wooden boxes, a handful of restaurants offering various cuisines from around the world. Wagon, Crumb, Lord of the Wings, Icy Scoop, Classic Burger Joint, Wrapidose, Falafel…

Souk el Akel Raises the Lebanese Flag Up High in Egypt

Popular

August 11, 2016 | Souk el Akel

Not only is Beirut's popular street food travelling around Lebanon this summer, for the first time in Lebanon, Souk el Akel celebrates the multicultural colors, flavors and styles of Lebanese street food across borders. Raising the Lebanese flag up…

Fete de La Musique: Music, Fun and Street Food

Events

June 19, 2016

We know what you're doing on Tuesday evening. A proper sunset kind of fun will only be enjoyed at Souk el Akel's Fete de La Musique Edition. Head down to Downtown starting 5pm and get ready to have fun, enjoy the music, taste new street food flavors…

Al Hachem: Amman's Iconic Authentic Restaurant

Street Food

May 31, 2016 | Jordan

Iconic as people call it around here, Al Hachem is a street food restaurant popular for the last 55 years. Nestled in the heart of downtown Amman, two buildings with a passage in the middle host the restaurant. Fully booked all day and opening…

Abou Zeid Bakery: Amman's Special Bread

Bread & Bakeries

May 31, 2016 | Street Food | Jordan

For us Tannour bread is about a big cylindrical oven with fire lid in its heart with bread or manakish sticked on its walls to bake. Abou Zeid's Tannour is flat and works on a rotator which makes bread in 20 seconds. A unique creation offering…

Abou Moussa: Fawaregh, Kroush, Nifa in Amman

Street Food

May 29, 2016 | Jordan

Traditional and typical, Abou Moussa sells everything related to internal organs. Large bowls filled with water to the top boil from the early hours of the day serving fawaregh, kroush, goat head and goat brain. A man behind the counter prepares…

Fatatri Amman: Literally The Best Giant Fatayer I've Ever Had

Street Food

May 29, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Jordan

It's more of a dream and surely not simple food. The fatayer are WAW on all fronts, the thin dough, the way he prepares it, its taste, generous filling, shape... It is a whole experience I will remember for so long. It's a restaurant, a fast food…

Contact Info: Fatatri

Phone Number: +962 6 463 0009

Address: 21 Rainbow Street, Jabal Amman, Amman, Jordan [ view ]

Phone Number: +962 6 463 0009

Address: 21 Rainbow Street, Jabal Amman, Amman, Jordan [ view ]

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