December 18, 2013 Lebanon Middle East

2013: Best Street Food in Lebanon

Often times eateries hidden between small streets or out of reach are forgotten, over passed... and ignored maybe... But I realized that it's in these places where some of the best and tastiest foods, from burgers, to sandwiches and ice cream... join me on my trip around some of this country's best street bites...
There are so many places in Lebanon that offer amazingly delicious bites – some you know, some you’ll get to know and some you’ll remember. Starting a new series, “Discovering the Hidden Street Food Gems of Lebanon”, I welcome you to travel with me around our beloved country to discover the tastiest items around… If »more…
One of the country’s tastiest chicken sandwiches is found at Le Gourmet in Bickfaya, El Metn. If you live around the area, there’s no way you don’t know about Le Gourmet’s fine chicken sandwiches, unless you’ve been hiding under a stone since 1976.  Reach Bickfaya roundabout and find Le Gourmet immediately to your right…  and »more…
Many of you may know Hajj Nasr, one of the smallest sandwhicherias in Lebanon. You must have come across it, even if you haven’t actually tried it. Nestled in the heart of Achrafieh’s busy streets, Hajj Nasr, known for his abrupt character, welcomes people who wait in line for their turn to grab a hold »more…
I truly doubt that all Lebanese people don’t know or have not heard of Hanna Mitri. The one and only Hanna Mitri known for his uniquely fresh ice cream, perfect Maamoul and arrogantly rude character. Following his steps is his son Mitri Hanna, the sole carrier of this legend’s recipes. I spent two whole hours »more…
I still remember my favourite reward, as a child, was when I went to Mr. Crepe for some crepes. The famous Mr. Crepe serves delicious round preparations from a simple container. I don’t think anybody living in Keserwan area, between Jeita and Faraya is not familiar with Mr. Crepe. A small container with a few »more…
Tramway is a place you can not miss if you’re around the ABC Mall Achrafieh. This professional and colorful design facing Bank of Beirut is something interesting to check out. Right next to Malak el Taouk, Tramway is an address I discovered lately and do recommend you try. A one door shop and a long bar »more…
Have you heard of Orfali? It rings a bell yeah? It’s impossible to miss the 3D colourful cow standing with pride on the green grass sign as you drive through Sodeco’s main wide street… Many have been talking about this new concept which has recently opened in the heart of Achrafieh. Facing Classic Burger Joint, »more…
With all the international burger restaurants opening around the country, the crave for that juicy rich Lebanese burger remains. No burger in the world can take the place of a typical Lebanese burger that tastes authentically homemade – a big piece of tasty meat loaded with coleslaw, generously added cheese, ham and caramelized onions… Just »more…
I’ve already been to Captain Cook a couple months ago and decided to pass by again to discover a wider choice of those “Superfoods” that can help my body all by being tasty and fulfilling at the same time. Captain Cook is a new concept in town, offering what they call ‘superfoods’ at very affordable »more…
I have been on a mission to find the best burger in Lebanon. For the past couple of months, I’ve been in and out of restaurants, fast food chains, and local burger joints among others places tasting and reviewing one burger after the other without success. I leave unsatisfied every time I walk out a »more…
Categories: Street Food Top 10 List


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