Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

September 23, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Chicago Steakhouse: Excellent Meat But Not An Experience I’ll Repeat

It feels American! A bar, lots of wood, painted walls, buffalos, metal lights and wooden tables. Travel to the states and back while enjoying a piece of meat. Slow service like all the restaurants…

September 23, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Grill&BBQ | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 21, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et Burger Istanbul: An Overrated Experience

Nusr-Et, once meat restaurant in Etiler has expended all around Istanbul and the world. From a "meat" fine dining restaurant, you have to book weeks in advance to other casual eateries of which…

September 21, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

Grill&BBQ | Turkey Middle East

Middle East

August 18, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Nusr-Et at D Maris Bay Hotel, Turkey

A great marketing name deserves to be experienced, especially when there is no waiting list, and no reservation needed. After dining at Nusr-Et in Istanbul several years back before the restaurant…

August 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Turkey

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 15, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Slate: Excellent Meats and a Pleasant Ambiance in Mar Milkhael

I was invited to Slate and enjoyed a sumptuous meal. The tomato salad, the burger, the pastrami sandwich, beef tartare, meat and desserts were all phenomenal. Le Commerce du Levant: Located…

May 15, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

KOD Copenhagen: Dining in the Dark A Very Good Meat

Grill&BBQ | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Grill&BBQ

KOD Copenhagen: Dining in the Dark A Very Good Meat

One of the best steakhouses in town is called KOD; found on google maps and trip advisor, I was excited to have a decent piece of meat with some good fries! I’ve had enough of complicated…

February 24, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Copenhagen

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

Grill&BBQ | Paris France Europe

France

February 09, 2019

Grill&BBQ

Beefbar Paris: Inexistent Waiters, Horrendous Service, a Lack of Attention and Average Food

When you’re welcomed by two smiley hostesses, a Bugatti cutlery, Bernardaud plates, and Baccarat glasses, you know that you’re here for a treat. Beefbar Paris, a classy restaurant serving…

February 09, 2019 | Grill&BBQ | Paris

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

November 24, 2018

Grill&BBQ

Chili’s Diner Beirut: I Love it Here! The Vibes, The Service and The Food

I’m a fan or is it the nostalgia, Chili’s makes me happy... open for as long as I remember, Chili’s is today the only American diner of the kind available in Lebanon after the…

November 24, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

Great Meat at The Grill: Casual Fine Dining at The Four Seasons

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 18, 2018

Grill&BBQ

Great Meat at The Grill: Casual Fine Dining at The Four Seasons

Dinner with touches of finesse and class, a certain perfection in every movement, attention to details... a soothing mood and positive vibes, The Grill has been my destination for breakfast, lunch,…

November 18, 2018 | Recommended | Beirut

La Brigade: The Street Food Meat Place in Paris

Grill&BBQ | Paris France Europe

France

October 15, 2018

Grill&BBQ

La Brigade: The Street Food Meat Place in Paris

A street food for meat lovers, La Brigade a newbie in the French capital proposes several kinds of beef served in a carton box. Fries, a salad and sauce, enjoy a casual meal on the go. Decorated like…

October 15, 2018 | Restaurants | Paris

Prime Grill Dubai: The Tomahawk Ribeye and the Brownie Sundae

Grill&BBQ | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

July 13, 2018

Grill&BBQ

Prime Grill Dubai: The Tomahawk Ribeye and the Brownie Sundae

Prime Grill, the newest restaurant to open in Dubai is located at the Galleria Mall. It’s new; it’s fresh, it’s trendy and sexy; the meat restaurant has it all. From a state of…

July 13, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Dubai

RED; Tournedos and Lobster in Amsterdam

Grill&BBQ | Amsterdam Holland Europe

Holland

May 13, 2018

Grill&BBQ

RED; Tournedos and Lobster in Amsterdam

Part of many Top10 lists, RED is the reference when it comes to meat and lobster. This place is on the list of the most booked restaurant on OpenTable. Searching for a unique dining experience on my…

May 13, 2018 | Grill&BBQ | Amsterdam

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 28, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Kharouf Beirut: Lamb Specialities and Much More

I heard about Lebanon's first "Kharouf" restaurant but I honestly was not expecting it to be as sexy as this! Kharouf, lamb in Arabic, is the first restaurant of its kind to serve the famous lamb on…

August 28, 2017 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

Grill&BBQ | Greece Europe

Europe

August 23, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Lunch at Paradisos, Poros Island, Greece

One of the best experiences I had in Greece, a filling homey lunch yet very interesting. Located on the hills of Poros, Paradisos is a simple family owned restaurant, handled by the lady of the house…

August 23, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Greece

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 22, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Meats & Bread: Hardcore Barbecue in Beirut...

Very unconventional on all fronts, Meats & Bread is my kind of diner, my kind of food...I came here for the opening and am back to taste more of Riad's unique creations... Found on…

August 22, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

August 21, 2017

Grill&BBQ

The Grill: An Enjoyable Late Lunch in Beirut

I've been here twice in one week, the first for a dinner with the family and the second for a late lunch on the couch. Enjoying the vibes of a vibrant Beirut during business hours, I nibbled on some…

August 21, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut

The Grill: A Cozy and Professional Dining Experience

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Grill&BBQ

The Grill: A Cozy and Professional Dining Experience

Well lit, beautifully decorated, a high ceiling, green trees and black tables, lightly colored wooden panels and freshly designed plates, "The Grill" down at The Beirut Four Seasons is where we're…

August 06, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

August 06, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Meats & Bread: Now Open in Gemmayze

After long months of waiting "Souk el Akel's" Meats & Bread has finally opened on Gemmayze street. Meats & Bread, by the self-taught chef Riad Abou Lteif, promises a pleasant experience…

August 06, 2017 | News | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Baalbaké: The Taste of Baalbeck in Jounieh

Grill&BBQ | Jounieh Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Keserwan

June 13, 2017

Grill&BBQ

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

Fogo de Chao Washington: Travel to Brazil and Back

Grill&BBQ | Washington DC USA Americas

USA

May 05, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Fogo de Chao Washington: Travel to Brazil and Back

With six hundred reviews on Google and a rating of 4.5 you can't resist visiting this Brazilian restaurant. With such a high rating being hard to come by the locals insist that Fogo de Chao is a…

May 05, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Washington DC

Steak Bar Sushi: Surrender to a Unique Culinary Experience!

Grill&BBQ | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 20, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Steak Bar Sushi: Surrender to a Unique Culinary Experience!

Surrender your senses and experience a restaurant like no other. Steak Bar Sushi is a place with no competition in town, where sushi and meat join under one roof. The culinary journey starts as…

March 20, 2017 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

The Steak Company: Muscat's Unique Meat Experience

Grill&BBQ | Oman GCC Middle East

GCC

March 08, 2017

Grill&BBQ

The Steak Company: Muscat's Unique Meat Experience

The Steak Company is a gourmet steakhouse serving the finest prime beef imported exclusively from South Africa and Australia as well as premium grass fed New Zealand beef. Much more than that, The…

March 08, 2017 | Recommended | Oman

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 28, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Skirt: A Meat Place in Beirut

From the same people who brought us, "Meat the Fish", comes "Skirt”… Two long tables, a bar and an open kitchen - welcome to Skirt, a meat address now open in Downtown Beirut. Skirt is…

February 28, 2017 | Restaurants | Beirut Central District

Lola: Your Address for Good Meat!

Grill&BBQ | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 05, 2017

Grill&BBQ

Lola: Your Address for Good Meat!

I have been here several times and I am back again to enjoy what Lola has to offer: great quality meat! I left my phone behind and enjoyed my dinner. Check out the photos below and read my previous…

February 05, 2017 | Grill&BBQ | Mount Lebanon

A Comparative Review: Grilled Chicken for Lunch: 4 Places, 1 Winner

Grill&BBQ | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

November 13, 2016

Grill&BBQ

A Comparative Review: Grilled Chicken for Lunch: 4 Places, 1 Winner

The comparative series are a set of reviews I'll be publishing from now on. When I feel like having an enjoyable meal, I'll be ordering the same item from three to four different places for a…

November 13, 2016 | Grill&BBQ | Lebanon

Nusr.Et Steakhouse: A Must Experience!

Grill&BBQ | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 16, 2016

Grill&BBQ

Nusr.Et Steakhouse: A Must Experience!

When you're welcomed with a huge display of dry aged meat, you definitely know you're in for a treat... I was drooling... A smile was drawn on my face as I walked towards the main seating area of…

September 16, 2016 | Grill&BBQ | Istanbul

The Big Texan: Dinner, Motel and Breakfast

Grill&BBQ | USA Americas

Americas

September 01, 2016

Grill&BBQ

The Big Texan: Dinner, Motel and Breakfast

This is the place I was dreaming of visiting since I first started my Route 66 trail. Real Texan mood and food, exceptional vibes, friendly people and amazing food. A big ranch-style of place with…

September 01, 2016 | Grill&BBQ | USA

The Lamb Kitchen: Recommended Local Restaurant in Seoul

Grill&BBQ

May 10, 2016

Grill&BBQ

The Lamb Kitchen: Recommended Local Restaurant in Seoul

Walking the streets and by pure coincidence I looked up a building to discover a sign written in English: "The Lamb Kitchen". The place looked nice, the people behind the windows were smiling, so we…

May 10, 2016 | Grill&BBQ

Myeong-in Deongsim (명인등심): Korean Beef

Grill&BBQ

April 29, 2016

Grill&BBQ

Myeong-in Deongsim (명인등심): Korean Beef

One item is sold here; Korean beef and marinated Korean sirloin. Barbecue style, the meat is cooked in front of the customer with fans to take the air out. With that you choose one of the six lunch…

April 29, 2016 | Grill&BBQ

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 01, 2016

Grill&BBQ

Butcher's BBQ Joint Mar Mikhael

I know... It has taken me a bit of time to visit The Butcher's BBQ joint but as the saying goes, it's always better late than never... News about this small street food eatery on Mar Mikhael has…

March 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Osho: An Appealing Impression... Average Food

Grill&BBQ | Romania Europe

Europe

February 07, 2016

Grill&BBQ

Osho: An Appealing Impression... Average Food

Osho is known to be one of Bucharest's fanciest places. Renowned for their fine beef cuts, Osho is where you want to book on your next lunch. An impressive place where meat is displayed with…

February 07, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

The Butcher Shop & Grill: A Beautiful Place... Unacceptable Food! (Restaurant Closed)

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Central District Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 21, 2016

Grill&BBQ

The Butcher Shop & Grill: A Beautiful Place... Unacceptable Food! (Restaurant Closed)

The Butcher Shop & Grill is all about a large space that's packed head to toe with designer elements including a wooden floor that reaches up to a ceiling made of stretched fabric helping to…

January 21, 2016 | Restaurant Closed | Beirut Central District

Grill Royal Berlin: A Restaurant a la mode

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

December 27, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Grill Royal Berlin: A Restaurant a la mode

They say it's "the" place one has to visit, the German capital's most famous grill where everyone meets. As we arrived, we understood the hype around it. A wide space, large and loaded with people.…

December 27, 2015 | Restaurants | Germany

The Grand: A Beautiful Restaurant, Amazing Meat, Delicious Desserts in Berlin

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

December 27, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Grand: A Beautiful Restaurant, Amazing Meat, Delicious Desserts in Berlin

Leave the best for last as they say, and before leaving Berlin we found a table for four at The Grand restaurant known to serve international cuisine... It turned out to be much more than a simple…

December 27, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | Germany

Toni's Restaurant: Autohof Strohofer Geoselwind, Germany

Grill&BBQ | Germany Europe

Europe

December 24, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Toni's Restaurant: Autohof Strohofer Geoselwind, Germany

Hello Germany; today is the beginning of a long week around this beautiful country which I have dug into closely yet. Frankfurt, a five-hour drive to Munich, another five hours to Berlin and back to…

December 24, 2015 | International Cuisine | Germany

Smoque BBQ Chicago: Famous and Visited by Guy Fieri

Grill&BBQ | Chicago USA Americas

USA

November 06, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Smoque BBQ Chicago: Famous and Visited by Guy Fieri

I didn't expect it to be that good and surely not that popular, but the photos over the Net and a 4.5 review rate on Yelp were enough to make me drool.  Smoque has won dozens of awards which…

November 06, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | Chicago

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Grill&BBQ | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

September 13, 2015

Grill&BBQ

La Vie en Rose: Sunday Lunch with the Family

Today, we were invited to a place called La Vie en Rose for lunch. I thought at first it was a wedding venue, but it seems they organize buffet lunches on Sundays. "O Bois" or "La Vie en Rose",…

September 13, 2015 | International Cuisine | Metn

Lola: I Wasn't Expecting to Leave So Happy

Grill&BBQ | Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 29, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Lola: I Wasn't Expecting to Leave So Happy

Nestled on a Naas hill is an old stone house is Lola, a three leveled restaurant that boasts an amazing view, enjoys soothing music, while the warm lights embraces the old wood used to decorate…

July 29, 2015 | Recommended | Mount Lebanon

Hillstone: Enjoy Some Outstanding Pork Ribs

Grill&BBQ | New York USA Americas

USA

July 21, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Hillstone: Enjoy Some Outstanding Pork Ribs

Walk into a 60’s inspired bar, where the lights are dimmed in broad day light… Dark colors… dark leather and wood, bars and round tables with just a few light spells coming in…

July 21, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | New York

Katz's: The Life Changing Pastrami

Grill&BBQ | New York USA Americas

USA

July 01, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Katz's: The Life Changing Pastrami

They say it's a life changer, an experience not to be missed, a journey one should take, that you have to eat a Katz's pastrami sandwich at least once in your life and make sure you do it at an early…

July 01, 2015 | Recommended | New York

The Quality Chop Butchery and Restaurant Since 1869

Grill&BBQ | London UK Europe

UK

June 07, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Quality Chop Butchery and Restaurant Since 1869

I knew we were having dinner at a place called the Quality Chop House but I had no idea what to expect. I had heard it's one of London's oldest eateries, but surely wasn't planning to visit a…

June 07, 2015 | International Cuisine | London

Hawksmoor in London: A Popular Place for a Reason

Grill&BBQ | London UK Europe

UK

June 01, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Hawksmoor in London: A Popular Place for a Reason

Hawksmoor is a popular place in London that starts getting packed at 7pm. Up on the first floor on Air Street you’ll find the bar, where we chose to sit down for a drink. We started off with a…

June 01, 2015 | Recommended | London

Kababji Hazmieh: An Upscale Version of a Local Eatery

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 21, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Kababji Hazmieh: An Upscale Version of a Local Eatery

It was time to visit the new branch of Kababji in Hazmieh, especially after my last dine-in experience in Zalka. The place is breathtaking, that's for sure. The new Kababji comes with a touch of…

May 21, 2015 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Beirut

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

Grill&BBQ | Scotland UK Europe

UK

May 20, 2015

Grill&BBQ

Copper Dog Restaurant at The Craigellachie Hotel, Scotland

In the middle of nowhere, but surely in the heart of Scotland, is a hotel and restaurant we stopped at for lunch. On the first day of our tour around the Chivas distilleries, Copper Dog hosted us for…

May 20, 2015 | International Cuisine | Scotland

The Old Mill Restaurant, Pitlochry Scotland

Grill&BBQ | Scotland UK Europe

UK

May 20, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Old Mill Restaurant, Pitlochry Scotland

What a week what a tour. It started in the Speyside region of Scotland, included a visit to the Beefeater Gin distillery in London and then back to Scotland for a tour around the…

May 20, 2015 | International Cuisine | Scotland

La Parrilla: You're Promised Amazement... I Expected Better

Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 24, 2015

Grill&BBQ

La Parrilla: You're Promised Amazement... I Expected Better

A wall covered with horns. A professional and classy table setup, a piano... I discovered La Parilla while taking some architecture photos for an international magazine and planned to come back for a…

March 24, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | Achrafieh

The Grill Room: Meat has a Fine Dining Address

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

February 20, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Grill Room: Meat has a Fine Dining Address

I was here for the new menu's launch and promised to come back for a detailed review. So here I am, just a few weeks after to experience one of Beirut's finest grills: The Four Seasons' Grill…

February 20, 2015 | Recommended | Beirut

The Gathering Butcher Grill: Fine Meat and Tasty Dessert

Grill&BBQ | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

February 15, 2015

Grill&BBQ

The Gathering Butcher Grill: Fine Meat and Tasty Dessert

One of the places I really enjoy coming back to every once in a while is The Gathering. The Gathering, this little village down in Mar Mikhael offers a blend of three restaurants: an Italian kitchen,…

February 15, 2015 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

L'Auberge des Bois: Good Food in a Pleasant Setting

Grill&BBQ | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

February 02, 2015

Grill&BBQ

L'Auberge des Bois: Good Food in a Pleasant Setting

The name, L'Auberge des Bois, made me want to try this place. With a catchy name, this restaurant is located amidst greenery and freshness…  On the road up to Bickfaya, just a few…

February 02, 2015 | Grill&BBQ | Metn

The Grill Room has a New Menu: Meeting the Chef

Grill&BBQ | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

November 10, 2014

Grill&BBQ

The Grill Room has a New Menu: Meeting the Chef

The journey begins... "Welcome to my world!" shouted Chef Sotiris while opening the kitchen door. We were shown into an empire of food, a large kitchen, clean and neat, spacious and relaxing, where…

November 10, 2014 | Restaurants | Beirut

Rikky'z: The Famous Log House

Grill&BBQ | Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 18, 2014

Grill&BBQ

Rikky'z: The Famous Log House

Nestled on a hill overlooking the Kfardebian and Faraya valley is Rikky’z. I think almost all of you know Ricky’s, the famous restaurant/Bar/Club/Log-house of Faqra, which has hosted the…

October 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Keserwan

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