Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Bread & Bakeries | South Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Saj and Manakish Abou Hekmat, Hasbaya

Down south, two hours from Beirut is a bakery, a special shop producing unique Markouk saj bread as well as a selection of innovative manakish. To start with, look at the dough which doesn't…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | South Lebanon

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

Bread & Bakeries | Dbayeh Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 26, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Saj Em Georges: A Video Worth A Million Words; The Lady with Magical Hands

If they say "A picture is worth a thousand words", a video is worth more than a million. Watch it for yourself and feel what Em Georges is all about, a lady baking love in Dbayeh for the last…

March 26, 2019 | Manakish | Dbayeh

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 14, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Francois Kamil Lebnen: Baking Since 1962 in Antelias

Located in Antelias, Byekout road, Francois Kamil Lebnen is still baking every mankousheh with love since 1962 and keeping the tradition alive! He opens every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and…

March 14, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Ten Belles Bread: Nothing to Write Home About

When the door says we open at 9! open at 9! Don’t leave your customers in the cold outside until 09:15 — stacks of paper, bags, a bar without a barista and empty displays. The first…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

February 10, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

Marcelle: Bof, Nothing Left Me Impressed. Average Everything

Positive vibes from the minute you walk in! Marcelle is your unconventional bakery and cafe spread on three floors decorated with style. Arrive at the display, choose and order, pay and start…

February 10, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 11, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

My Favorite Croissants in Lebanon: 14 Tasty Discoveries!

A croissant is a buttery, flaky, viennoiserie pastry of Austrian origin, named for its historical crescent shape. Croissants and other viennoiserie are made of layered yeast-leavened dough. The dough…

January 11, 2019 | Reviews | Lebanon

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

January 02, 2019

Bread & Bakeries

New York: Best 33 Breakfast Experiences You Have to Try

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

January 02, 2019 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Al Zouwada, Mar Charbel: Afif's Bakery in Hrajel

Bread & Bakeries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Al Zouwada, Mar Charbel: Afif's Bakery in Hrajel

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. If you're a ski lover or happen to live in the Kesrerwan…

December 25, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan

Dede Gourmet Bakery Kousba: Where Passion is Translated into Breakfast

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 25, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Dede Gourmet Bakery Kousba: Where Passion is Translated into Breakfast

She welcomes, she greets, asks for the order and makes sure it’s prepared with love. Every tomato is washed, every cucumber is carefully cut... zaatar is spread, and cheese is layered…

December 25, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

Bread & Bakeries | Alsace France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

L'Atelier 116: Mouthwatering Cravings in Strasbourg

L'Atelier 116, an artisanal bakery and pastry shop, offering organic bread that is kneaded, made and baked on-site, high-quality pastries and snacks (sandwiches, salads, and hot and cold…

December 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Alsace

Clement: Passionately Handmade Artisanal Bread from Zahle

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

November 29, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Clement: Passionately Handmade Artisanal Bread from Zahle

“Clément” is about gourmet food that represents the values of know-how, excellence, and French art-de-vivre. When Clement and Marc Tannouri gather around their common…

November 29, 2018 | Zahle

Leopold’s of London: Desserts on the Beach in Dubai

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

November 24, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Leopold’s of London: Desserts on the Beach in Dubai

A local creation called Leopold’s opens as of breakfast until late night and serves an all-day-long selection of creative items. After having two breakfasts around, Leopold’s was third on…

November 24, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Bread & Bakeries | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

November 18, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Delicious Breakfast on an Early Sunday Morning in Antelias

Other than serving a delicious dinner, Via Roma, the Italian restaurant and bakery of Antelias also welcomes you for breakfast. Eggs, avocado toast, yogurt and pizzas, the choices are enough to…

November 18, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Antelias

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Bread & Bakeries | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Manakish, Tasty Wraps and Great Heroes on World Manouche Day: The Addresses and Video!

Manouche google maps coordinates: Al Mustakbal Bakery فرن المستقبل Beirut 01 866 022 https://goo.gl/maps/U93kM7ndF2k Al Boulangi Uruguay, Bayrut 81 225…

November 04, 2018 | Manakish | Lebanon

Cannelle's Croissants

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 01, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Cannelle's Croissants

Open in 1992, Cannelle was one of the first French pastry shops proposing a high-end selection of gourmet delights. Today, considered by many to be one of the country's Top10 pastry shops, and…

November 01, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | Beirut

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Bread & Bakeries | San Francisco California USA Americas

California

October 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mr. Holmes: San Francisco’s Sexy Bakery

Renowned for its cruffin, Mr. Holmes is indeed much more than that. It’s where a sign on the wall says “I got baked in San Francisco” and where innovative pastries will make your…

October 23, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | San Francisco

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

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

October 14, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

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

I came here not knowing what to expect... I ended up ordering everything! The food is phenomenal.  Coming all the way from Melbourne and choosing for location the beautiful hills of…

October 14, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Hollybelly5: Australian Style Breakfast in Paris

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

October 14, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Hollybelly5: Australian Style Breakfast in Paris

When a place opens at 9 am, and you arrive at it at 09:20 fully loaded, it surely means something. HollyBelly is an Australian concept open from 2013 and still kicking strong around Paris. It’s…

October 14, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Paris

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 23, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Via Roma: Recommended Homey Italian Cuisine by Chef Massimiliano

An Italian bakery and Italian restaurant has newly opened on the internal Naccach-Antelias road. A casual Italian eatery welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as of eight-thirty until eleven…

September 23, 2018 | Italian | Metn

Maison Kayser: La France a New York

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

August 05, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Maison Kayser: La France a New York

Exporting the French culture to New York, Maison Kayser is your local French bakery away from home. Serving authentic chewy French baguette sandwiches alongside a handful of pastries, Maison Kayser…

August 05, 2018 | Restaurants | New York

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

June 17, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Supermoon Bakehouse: Iconic, Unique, Innovative and Shockingly Tasty

Let me tell you about a place where art is the driver. A big space where only a few stools are available with six stone tables. A square box with light coming from the ceiling to shine on a table,…

June 17, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Abou Artine: 3 years Later, 50 Kilos Down. Still A Superb Manousheh

Bread & Bakeries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Abou Artine: 3 years Later, 50 Kilos Down. Still A Superb Manousheh

Remember Abou Artine, the happy family preparing Saj manakish in Faraya... They have changed -shrunk a bit- but their manakish not, still as tasty as ever. Check the…

June 04, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Keserwan

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Bread & Bakeries | Hamra & Verdun Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 04, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Croissant Al Sheikh; Good Value For Money

Famous for its low priced croissants, Al-Sheikh serves a good quality while speaking the local language. Buttery and fluffy at the same time, the croissants have become Beirut's reference when…

June 04, 2018 | Hamra & Verdun

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Bread & Bakeries | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Mana'esho: Proudly Lebanese, Baking Passion and Love in Dubai

Taste Lebanon in Dubai, the Manouche of dreams! I'm in love with this place. Must try for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Dubai

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Angela: A Mouthwatering Croissant Worth Visiting Zgharta For

In Zgharta "The French Croissant" has one address: Angela... And when you taste it you'll be coming all the way from the four corners of Lebanon for it. Every morning the bakery opens at 5 am selling…

June 03, 2018 | Recommended | North Lebanon

Hatbe W Nar: All The Way to Kobayat for the Best Tannour Manakish

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Hatbe W Nar: All The Way to Kobayat for the Best Tannour Manakish

Tannour manakish and bread like you've never tasted before, a selection of Labneh and vegetables from the village, Hummus and Balila ending the experience with the horizontal tannour…

June 03, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | North Lebanon

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

June 03, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Baker's Bake: Taste the Village Manousheh in Zalka

It's a small bakery, probably like any other bakery, decorated with blue colors. This hole in the wall located on Zalka's internal road in Amaret Chalhoub has impressed me for the last two…

June 03, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

De Taart Van M’n Tante: Tarts and Cakes in Amsterdam

Bread & Bakeries | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

De Taart Van M’n Tante: Tarts and Cakes in Amsterdam

Located on the corner of a street facing the metro behind Heineken and meters from Bakers&Roasters, a colorful place welcomes you for breakfast. I passed by and asked myself why it is empty, not…

May 13, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Amsterdam

De Laatste Kruimel: Breakfast at the Bakery in Amsterdam

Bread & Bakeries | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 12, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

De Laatste Kruimel: Breakfast at the Bakery in Amsterdam

With two vitrines loaded with cakes and pies, a counter with a hundred colors, paintings and drawings, fridges and a kitchen, Alice in Wonderland would have called this place home. Music playing in…

May 12, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Amsterdam

Underwest Donuts; Gourmet Cake Donuts

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

April 29, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Underwest Donuts; Gourmet Cake Donuts

Because some great food is found in unlikely places, stop by a corner shop and discover one of the tastiest cake Donuts ever. Underwest Donuts specialized in cake donuts -not yeast- only,…

April 29, 2018 | Desserts & Sweets | New York

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

April 27, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

La Maison du Croissant, Zahle: French Croisants with Lebanese Influences!

Located on Zahle’s famous boulevard, La Maison Du Croissant prepares a wide selection of flaky French rolls prepared a la minute in the back kitchen. Chocolate, chocolate extra, chocolate and…

April 27, 2018 | Breakfast & Coffee | Zahle

Manousheh New York: A True Lebanese Bakery, Amazing Manakish!

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

April 01, 2018

Bread & Bakeries

Manousheh New York: A True Lebanese Bakery, Amazing Manakish!

Ambassador of great culinary know-how, Manousheh has exported the true taste of the Lebanese “Manouche” to New York. I’ve been here several times already and still feel goosebumps…

April 01, 2018 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | New York

Chayeb Bakery: Now Open in Jdeideh (Restaurant Closed)

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Chayeb Bakery: Now Open in Jdeideh (Restaurant Closed)

My first encounter with Al Chayeb was two years ago when we chose to have their Stollen German cake added to our NGNO food box. After that, I started using their products at home, visited their…

December 31, 2017 | News | Metn

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 31, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Yan Bakery: A New Bakery has Opened on Nahr el Mot

On Nahr el Mot a new bakery has opened. Yan is Armenian, he has a wide selection of breakfast bites of which the signature Armenian items like Labneh Beajine, Harra, Soujok and Basterma. I even…

December 31, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Manouchet El Khal, Mazraat Yachouh: It's Addictive!

There's a big center in Mazraat Yachouh, called Au Carrefour. On the lower side of this big center, you will find a small a small shop. Clean and simple, 3al Barakeh offers a super varied menu of…

December 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Emm Salim Bakery: Ejjet Bayd and Mabroumet Nutella in Anfeh

Bread & Bakeries | North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Emm Salim Bakery: Ejjet Bayd and Mabroumet Nutella in Anfeh

My latest discovery is a must try! Emm Salim’s bakery is one of the many places that have made Anfeh famous. Located in the old souk, the famous "Tahet el Rih" resort and surely the Phoenician…

December 20, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | North Lebanon

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Bread & Bakeries | Paris France Europe

France

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Carette Paris: A Happy Ambiance, Amazing Food, Extravagant Desserts

Open since 1927, Carette has been the Meeting point for locals and travelers coming here to see and be seen. A cafe trottoir with an internal dining space set in front of a lavish display of…

December 20, 2017 | French | Paris

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baker's Bake: The Dough is Handcrafted with Love... Manakish are so Good!

Newly open on Jal el Dib's internal road next to "Tiger" Car accessories, Baker's Bake is not your typical bakery but a haven for foodies seeking perfection. The dough is homemade and…

December 20, 2017 | Restaurants | Metn

Sullivan Street Bakery: The Egg and Sausage Sandwich

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

November 12, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Sullivan Street Bakery: The Egg and Sausage Sandwich

Highly rated on Google Maps I chose for my next breakfast 'Sullivan St.', located on 9th and 24th in New York City. I love this city especially in the morning... it has become a habit of mine to do…

November 12, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Krikor: The Famous Kawarma, Cheese, Butter and Ghee Manouche

At 3am, the dough is prepared and ready to enter the oven as and when the client asks for it. A layer of kashkawan cheese lies under the kawarma meat. Beef meets with lamb fat. Kashkawan, mozzarella…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

Union Fare: New York's Unbelievable Croissants, A Magical Place!

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

October 30, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Union Fare: New York's Unbelievable Croissants, A Magical Place!

Come on, I said to myself, no lights and a black entrance on a Sunday morning! Is this place even open? I grabbed the door with two hands and pulled... Oh My God! I just discovered one of the most…

October 30, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Charbel's Bakehouse: A Breakfast Spot in Broumana

Bread & Bakeries | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

August 21, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Charbel's Bakehouse: A Breakfast Spot in Broumana

When a young man opens a bakery, your traditional manoushe shop turns into a fresh breakfast parlour with much more than the simple zaatar manakish. From zaatar to chicken and kafta, Charbel…

August 21, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Metn

LoCal: The Wheat Free Bakery

Bread & Bakeries | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

June 29, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

LoCal: The Wheat Free Bakery

Received the night before, bags full of products coming all the way from Tripoli... I woke up early to try them, a handful of fine creations - all wheat free - freshly produced every morning in the…

June 29, 2017 | Restaurants | Tripoli

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

Bread & Bakeries | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Bread Basket Square Becomes Taqa

In 2015, I wrote about Soumaya, founder of Bread Basket Square, a healthy wheat-free bakery... Today, BBS starts a new challenge, a new journey, changing the concept's name from Bread Basket to…

June 20, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Steve's Bakehouse: Lebanon's Unique Bicolor Croissants and Exceptional Pizzas (Restaurant Closed)

Bread & Bakeries | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

June 13, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Steve's Bakehouse: Lebanon's Unique Bicolor Croissants and Exceptional Pizzas (Restaurant Closed)

Sometimes great things are found in unlikely places. In Tabarja, there's a bakery that sells unique croissants and a superb pizza really worth trying. Come here for the croissant and don't leave…

June 13, 2017 | Italian | Keserwan

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Bread & Bakeries | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 13, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Why go all the way to Baalbeck to enjoy a real "Sfi7a" when you can have it nearby... they even deliver. Just two months in business now, Baalbaké is a small butchery and bakery, serving the…

June 13, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Jounieh

Furn el Sabaya: Your Unconventional Breakfast Stop

Bread & Bakeries | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 14, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Furn el Sabaya: Your Unconventional Breakfast Stop

Unconventional... more of a sacred ritual, because every sandwich needs time and dedication... The kawarma galette is breathtaking. Just take your time and soak up every moment: first the…

May 14, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Jbeil

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Bread & Bakeries | New York USA Americas

USA

April 28, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Breads Bakery: New York's Best Bread and Extravagant Croissant

Your journey starts before you even walk in. Stop at Breads Bakery window and gaze at a tray of rolled chocolate croissants. Inside is a big bakery, not a fancy one, but a bread specialist where…

April 28, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | New York

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Bread & Bakeries | Zahle Bekaa Lebanon Middle East

Bekaa

April 24, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Kaak b Semsom: A New Favorite Kaak Spot in Zahle

Spending the day in Zahlé, a rich breakfast was needed so I thought why not enjoy a traditional kaak at "Kaak b Semsom". Open for the last eight months, this clean place sells kaak the "Abou…

April 24, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Zahle

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Bread & Bakeries | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 20, 2017

Bread & Bakeries

Boulangerie Beurre: Passionately Handmade Bread in Beirut

Picture this: a full bodied, dense, warm and moist piece of bread with a thin and crunchy crust... I delved into one, one bite after another enjoying its texture, smoothness and fresh aromas. To add…

March 20, 2017 | Breakfast & Coffee | Beirut Central District

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