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Souk el Akel; Al Heri Summer Beach Festival 2018
Jul 12, 2018

The view of the sunset alone is enough to make you want to visit Souk el Akel in Al Heri... Grab a bite from any of Souk el Akel's unique food vendors, pass by…

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10 Favorite Spots: New York's Favorite Italian Restaurants

Italian | USA

USA

July 16, 2018

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Favorite Italian Restaurants

Italian

July 16, 2018 | Popular | USA

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there ten times already, and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts to feel the nostalgia of this city that moves so…

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Favorite Sweet Cravings

News | USA

USA

July 15, 2018

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Favorite Sweet Cravings

News

July 15, 2018 | Popular | USA

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably eight or nine times already in less than a year, and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers,…

10 Favorite Spots: A Tasty Crepe in Paris

News | France

France

September 28, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: A Tasty Crepe in Paris

News

September 28, 2017 | Popular | France

When visiting Paris, I check out the crepes around town. Crepe Dentelle Paris: A Renowned Address, Average Food This time I'm searching for Paris' best crepe and a specific one appeared on Google with a high rating. Crepe Dentelle in the heart of…

The World Famous Lebanese Breakfast: A Love Story!

Breakfast & Coffee | Middle East

Middle East

September 16, 2017

The World Famous Lebanese Breakfast: A Love Story!

Breakfast & Coffee

September 16, 2017 | Mechwar Videos | Middle East

With endless choice and great flavors, you simply cannot skip breakfast in Lebanon. From Mankousheh to Foul and hummus.... Knefeh, kashta and Labneh, we have something to satisfy all cravings.... It’s a beautiful day out…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Stay and Eat in London

News | UK

UK

August 27, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Stay and Eat in London

News

August 27, 2017 | Popular | UK

London... An iconic city, majestic if I may say, where class and luxury await, the city of charm and history. I've been to London five times already searching for the best food destinations and unforgettable discoveries... Below is a list of spots I…

Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets | Italy

Italy

August 19, 2017

Gelato in Roma: My Personal Choice

Desserts & Sweets

August 19, 2017 | Ice Cream & Gelato | Italy

After indulging in Milan's favorite gelatarias, I planned a trip to Rome to see how the capital of this most famous culinary country compares. The world talks about ice cream but Italy calls it 'gelato'. Soft, airy and lightly creamy; no one makes…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza in Lebanon

News | Middle East

Middle East

July 02, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Tasty Pizza in Lebanon

News

July 02, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to France, the United States to the Middle East, pizzas come in many shapes and sizes, but the end result is the…

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News | Middle East

Middle East

July 01, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Lebanon's Best Hummus!

News

July 01, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

The hummus comprises nothing more than what it should: pummeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and olive oil. Yet Lebanon's hummus has brought food critics, amateur locals and foreign globe-trotters to their literary knees. It has…

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

News | Middle East

Middle East

June 28, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: French Brasseries and Bistros in Lebanon

News

June 28, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Towards the end of 2012, French bistros started to gain popularity in Lebanon... but the big boom took place in 2013 when two restaurants on average were opening every month. The trend now stopped with one restaurant opening every month…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

News | Middle East

Middle East

June 27, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Good Lebanese Mezze

News

June 27, 2017 | Popular | Middle East

Renowned all around the world, our Lebanese cuisine has won several awards for its fine taste, colorful plates and superb taste. It's all about love poured in every plate spread on that long Mezze table. Lebanese feasts can take up to 5…

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato | USA

USA

June 26, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

June 26, 2017 | News | USA

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably a six or seven times already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers, ice cream…

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Breakfast Experiences

News | USA

USA

June 24, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: New York's Best Breakfast Experiences

News

June 24, 2017 | Popular | USA

I can't get enough of New York... I have been there probably a six or seven times already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip is a full food experience challenge… I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and…

CNN: 20 of the World's Most Underrated Restaurants. Lebanon is on the List!

News | Lebanon

Lebanon

June 22, 2017

CNN: 20 of the World's Most Underrated Restaurants. Lebanon is on the List!

News

June 22, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Burgundy, our local pride, my favorite restaurant in Lebanon which should have gotten a Michelin Star long time ago has made it on the world's Top20 list of the most underrated restaurants. Proudly Lebanese! (CNN) — Even with influential…

Who Has the Best Shawarma in Lebanon?

Recommended | Middle East

Middle East

June 20, 2017

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 | Middle East

Middle East

May 28, 2017

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…

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular | Middle East

Middle East

May 14, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Best Places My Grandpa Told Me About

Popular

May 14, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters. Often found in hidden places, there are certain places that have been around for generations, handing down family secret recipes from one to…

A Meal from A to Z: 27 Food Stops at ABC!

International Cuisine | Lebanon

Lebanon

May 08, 2017

A Meal from A to Z: 27 Food Stops at ABC!

International Cuisine

May 08, 2017 | Popular | Lebanon

Lebanese food blogger and founder of ‘No Garlic No Onions’, Anthony Rahayel visits every restaurant in ABC and recommends his favorite dishes in each place. An expert food critic, Rahayel has been professionally reviewing restaurants…

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

Popular | Middle East

Middle East

May 02, 2017

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…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Lebanon!

Ice Cream & Gelato | Middle East

Middle East

May 01, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Mouthwatering Ice Cream in Lebanon!

Ice Cream & Gelato

May 01, 2017 | News | Middle East

Here comes summer along with its intense heat, a beautiful season eagerly awaited in our fresh country. Beaches, mountain trails, barbecues, social gatherings, dancing on rooftop venues and, throughout it all, a continuous need to refresh and cool…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Good Italian Pasta in Lebanon!

Italian | Middle East

Middle East

April 30, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Good Italian Pasta in Lebanon!

Italian

April 30, 2017 | News | Middle East

Pasta is one of the world's most favourite foods! Spaghetti, lasagna, rotini, tortellini - there are over 600 known pasta shapes. It's delicious, it's nutritious, it's versatile.  It can be enjoyed as a main course, or as a side dish. Top…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Hefty Breakfast in Lebanon!

Breakfast & Coffee | Middle East

Middle East

April 23, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Hefty Breakfast in Lebanon!

Breakfast & Coffee

April 23, 2017 | News | Middle East

"Breakfast", the latest trend to take our country by storm. New breakfast spots are opening every month and many restaurants are changing their operating hours to serve breakfast.  It’s a beautiful day out there ……

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Real Burger in Lebanon!

Burgers | Middle East

Middle East

April 16, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy a Real Burger in Lebanon!

Burgers

April 16, 2017 | News | Middle East

I love burgers, to the extent that I don’t mind eating these little pieces of heaven every day. Mind you, not all burgers are worth talking about and not all burgers are made properly. It is not as simple as one would imagine. A good burger…

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Japanese & Sushi | Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

10 Favorite Spots: Where to Enjoy Sushi in Lebanon!

Japanese & Sushi

April 10, 2017 | News | Middle East

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish that became “haute” after getting a…

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular | Middle East

Middle East

April 10, 2017

Lebanon's Best Food Spotted: 17 Cities, 24 Treasures!

Popular

April 10, 2017 | Recommended | Middle East

This is a story of a country told through its magnificent food. It's a land called Lebanon where food plays a major role in uniting its citizens. For hundreds of years, traditional specialities have made some villages and cities famous for their…

Breakfast in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat!

Breakfast & Coffee | Middle East

Middle East

February 14, 2017

Breakfast in Lebanon: Where to Go, What to Eat!

Breakfast & Coffee

February 14, 2017 | Reviews | Middle East

"Breakfast", the latest trend to take our country by storm. New breakfast spots are opening every month and many restaurants are changing their operating hours to serve breakfast. Not sure where to go or what to order, click on the…

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

Hotels

October 22, 2016

Top 10: My Greatest Hotel Stays this Year!

Hotels

October 22, 2016 | Recommended

In 2016, I was lucky enough to have had the chance to travel a lot. I discovered more than 20 different cities and checked into more than 25 hotels around the world. Each hotel was a unique experience and a step forward to learning more about the…

28 Awesome Sandwiches: The Best in Lebanon!

News | Middle East

Middle East

October 19, 2016

28 Awesome Sandwiches: The Best in Lebanon!

News

October 19, 2016 | Recommended | 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 the way things are going so far in 2016, sandwiches and…

Symphony of Sandwiches: Wraps Worth Trying

News

September 14, 2016

Symphony of Sandwiches: Wraps Worth Trying

News

September 14, 2016 | Sandwiches

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 the way things are going so far in 2016, sandwiches and…

An Edible Tour: NGNO's Favorite Fine-Dining Spots Around the World

Popular

July 26, 2016

An Edible Tour: NGNO's Favorite Fine-Dining Spots Around the World

Popular

July 26, 2016 | Reviews

Touring around I came to discover some of the world's finest dining options tried and enjoyed throughout our gastronomic world. Come with us as we discover the best of the best. L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Paris, France L'Atelier de Joel…

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular | Middle East

Middle East

May 22, 2016

Lebanon's Street Food Market: 16 Favorite Eats!

Popular

May 22, 2016 | Souk el Akel | Middle East

Time passes so quickly that I almost forgot about officially launching 'Lebanon's Street Food Market' on the streets of Downtown last year. Souk el Akel has come a long way, with events happening every Thursday in Beirut as well as the many pop-ups…

Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

Popular

May 10, 2016

Pastries From Around the World: The Eclair Revolution!

Popular

May 10, 2016 | Recommended

And the world's eclair craze continues. After Fauchon and Un Eclair de Genie in France, Choux D'enfer in London, Éclair in Seoul and the French Revolution in Bucharest, the world is witnessing an Eclair revolution indeed where…

2015: Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 15, 2016

2015: Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

March 15, 2016 | Recommended

They kind of vanished, Fine Dining restaurants in Lebanon. Few still survive and I love them. They deserve a visit because there is where food is beautifully presented and created with love, passion and high standrards. Burgundy: Best of the…

10 Favorite Spots: Delicious Milano, Italy

Italian | Italy

Italy

February 17, 2016

10 Favorite Spots: Delicious Milano, Italy

Italian

February 17, 2016 | Popular | Italy

Et voila, here's my second time in Milan, only this time the trip was based around food and culinary discoveries. 6 days, 5 nights, 15 restaurants tried, 6 gelato places enjoyed, 50 dishes tried, 25 reviews, 2,000 photos taken, 100 discoveries, 2…

2015: Best Sandwich in Lebanon

Recommended

February 10, 2016

2015: Best Sandwich in Lebanon

Recommended

February 10, 2016 | Sandwiches

Sandwiches and wraps are stepping up their game everywhere we go. What started ages ago as a portable food item or finger food has grown to become a popular food item worldwide and is found in various versions, with various fillings, shapes,…

2015: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Recommended

February 09, 2016

2015: Best Breakfast in Lebanon

Recommended

February 09, 2016 | Top 10 List

It’s a beautiful day out there… Let’s start enjoying it early with a delicious bite somewhere around town… where to go? Scouting the country from North to South … From Beirut city to the Metn area and way…

January: The Best Of Box

News

January 13, 2016

January: The Best Of Box

News

January 13, 2016 | Popular

Inspired by our TV show Meshwar, which goes to the discovery of Lebanese villages from a culinary point of view, we decided to give our viewers the opportunity to taste those unusual products we discover. The Box is a surprise box, where we find a…

On the Way To and From Ski Slopes in Lebanon: What to Eat!

Popular | Middle East

Middle East

January 04, 2016

On the Way To and From Ski Slopes in Lebanon: What to Eat!

Popular

January 04, 2016 | Top 10 List | Middle East

Winter is here… and one of all time favorite activities in Lebanon is skiing… Whether Mzaar, Zaarour, Laqlouq or the Cedars, our country boasts beautiful ski slopes enjoyed by many in Lebanon and around the world. Now, what to eat on…

2015's Most Read Articles on NoGarlicNoOnions

News

January 01, 2016

2015's Most Read Articles on NoGarlicNoOnions

News

January 01, 2016 | Top 10 List

With more than 2,000,000 page views on NoGarlicNoOnions this year, below are the 12 most read…

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News | Middle East

Middle East

December 01, 2015

Lebanon: 19 Places Your Dad Told You About

News

December 01, 2015 | Popular | Middle East

Back to the Past… Generations of Quality and Taste Places Your Dad Told You About It’s true when they say that some foods are best prepared by masters… and not just any masters. Often found in hidden places, there are certain…

MEAT IN LEBANON: THE ULTIMATE STEAK GUIDE FOR THE CARNIVORE IN YOU

Reviews | Middle East

Middle East

November 19, 2015

MEAT IN LEBANON: THE ULTIMATE STEAK GUIDE FOR THE CARNIVORE IN YOU

Reviews

November 19, 2015 | Top 10 List | Middle East

Come with me to discover my favorite meat restaurants around the country for 2015: Au Bistrot De Michel Located in a quiet neighborhood of Beirut, Michel's reflects the real French tradition of a "Bistrot de Quartier", a neighborhood restaurant.…

10 Favorite Spots: Visiting New York, What and Where to Eat

Popular | USA

USA

November 16, 2015

10 Favorite Spots: Visiting New York, What and Where to Eat

Popular

November 16, 2015 | Recommended | USA

I can't get enough of New York. I have been there twice already in less than a year; and each 10-day trip was a full food experience one…I have tried enough pastrami sandwiches, cookies, burgers and desserts to feel the nostalgia of this city…

Japanese Restaurants: 18 Places to Eat a Good Sushi in Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi

October 20, 2015

Japanese Restaurants: 18 Places to Eat a Good Sushi in Lebanon

Japanese & Sushi

October 20, 2015 | Recommended

Sushi is a global convenience food of choice and Lebanon is by no means an exception to the international trend. But did you know that Sushi was originally a street food, a working-class dish that became “haute” after getting a facelift…

25 Favorite Breakfast Spots in Beirut

News | Middle East

Middle East

July 06, 2015

25 Favorite Breakfast Spots in Beirut

News

July 06, 2015 | Recommended | Middle East

It’s a beautiful day out there… Let’s start enjoying it early with a delicious bite somewhere around town… where to go? Scouting the country from North to South … From Beirut city to the Metn area and way…

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

News | Middle East

Middle East

March 27, 2015

It’s a Wrap… 33 of Lebanon's Tastiest Sandwiches and Wraps…

News

March 27, 2015 | Recommended | Middle East

It was the year of burgers in 2014 and the way things are going so far in 2015, sandwiches and wraps are stepping up their game everywhere we go. What started ages ago as a portable food item or finger food has grown to become a popular food…

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

News | Middle East

Middle East

March 26, 2015

Lebanon's Best Restaurants of 2014

News

March 26, 2015 | Reviews | Middle East

Lebanon's Best Restaurants: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants Eateries and Cafes I Like Bistros in Lebanon Italian Restaurants in Lebanon Let’s ‘Meat’ in Lebanon Fine Dining in…

2014: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants

News

February 27, 2015

2014: My Coup de Coeur Restaurants

News

February 27, 2015 | Top 10 List

Onno: The Best Authentic Homey Lebanese Armenian FoodOnno has been feeding its customers authentic Armenian specialties in its charming 24 seats restaurant in Burj Hammoud since the year 1990. With its fairly priced menu, Onno serves items…

2014: Best Eateries and Cafes

News

February 27, 2015

2014: Best Eateries and Cafes

News

February 27, 2015 | Top 10 List

  Gilt: Some Passionate Food is Served HereDo you remember why I came to Gilt the first time? I came seeking the best pain perdu in town, but unfortunately I didn’t have the honor of tasting it. Instead, I went on a journey…

2014: Best Bistros in Lebanon

News

February 25, 2015

2014: Best Bistros in Lebanon

News

February 25, 2015 | Top 10 List

  Chez Jean-Claude Bistro Français, BeirutOne of the best around. Few French bistros compare to Chez Jean-Claude, it suits all types of get-togethers and offers some of the most delicious French food in the city. I never understood…

2014: Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 12, 2015

2014: Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 12, 2015 | Top 10 List

Burgundy: Beirut, Lebanon: "The Restaurant"Sometimes, words are never enough to express the true intense feeling of how much I enjoyed a culinary experience. This is exactly how I felt after my experience at Burgundy. Welcome to Lebanon's finest.…

2014: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 11, 2015

2014: Best Italian Restaurants in Lebanon

News

February 11, 2015 | Top 10 List

Mario e Mario: Homemade, the Italian Way"Mario e Mario has been a love project in the making for 30 years now. My earliest recollection of watching my father concocting passionately his delectable Italian dishes, dates back to when I was a little…

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