Rossini: Colorful & Tasty Italian Dishes in Beirut

Italian Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

July 02, 2020

Italian Food

Rossini: Colorful & Tasty Italian Dishes in Beirut

Upscale and renovated to cope with the century’s new decor trends, you will dine in a fresh and colorful ambiance inspired by the col

July 02, 2020 | Restaurants | Beirut

SPAGHETTI: One of My Favorite Things to Eat

Italian Food

April 13, 2020

Italian Food

SPAGHETTI: One of My Favorite Things to Eat

I’m a fan! I love Spaghetti, I travel for Spaghetti. When I see Spaghetti on a restaurant’s menu, it’s usually the first

April 13, 2020 | News

La Nonina Pizzeria: The Romana Pizza is Awesome! Thin, Crispy and acidic

Italian Food | Achrafieh Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

January 13, 2020

Italian Food

La Nonina Pizzeria: The Romana Pizza is Awesome! Thin, Crispy and acidic

My teeth cut into the thin crust while the tomato sauce explodes under the palate. A unique pizza, very thin crust, crunchy and soft at the

January 13, 2020 | Pizza | Achrafieh

La Perla: Italian Specialities, Tasty Focaccia and Delicious Ravioli in Paris

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 28, 2019

Italian Food

La Perla: Italian Specialities, Tasty Focaccia and Delicious Ravioli in Paris

I was contacted by Charbel Sawma, owner of La Perla, a proud Lebanese who has opened his first restaurant in Paris in 1997. A Lebanese cate

November 28, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Roberto: Iconic Italian Restaurant in Geneva. Not Worth it. I Expected Better...

Italian Food | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 27, 2019

Italian Food

Roberto: Iconic Italian Restaurant in Geneva. Not Worth it. I Expected Better...

Craving traditional and authentic Italian cuisine -they say- Roberto is the address. Open in 1945 and renovated as of 1975 in this present

November 27, 2019 | Restaurants | Switzerland

Piero TT; The Italian Eatery by Chef Pierre Gagnaire is a Must Try

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

November 24, 2019

Italian Food

Piero TT; The Italian Eatery by Chef Pierre Gagnaire is a Must Try

The Italian eatery by Pierre Gagnaire is not one of his starred establishments but a casual Italian bistro on Rue du Bac. A double-sided me

November 24, 2019 | Recommended | Paris

Il Lago: Michelin Star Italian Restaurant in Geneva; A Memorable Experience

Italian Food | Switzerland Europe

Europe

November 22, 2019

Italian Food

Il Lago: Michelin Star Italian Restaurant in Geneva; A Memorable Experience

It’s not a secret that I’m a fan of Italian cuisine and since I loved the restaurant vibes at breakfast, we planned a goodbye d

November 22, 2019 | Italian Food | Switzerland

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Italian Food | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Italian Food

Al Pesto Mansourieh: International Fast Food in a Wannabe Italian Restaurant

Driving on Mansourieh highway all the way up to Beit Merry, it came to my attention that almost all restaurants are fast food places. Start

October 18, 2019 | Restaurants | Metn

Punto Alto: “Impressed” by the Food and the Portions Size! It’s Even Non-Smoking

Italian Food | Tripoli North Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

North Lebanon

October 18, 2019

Italian Food

Punto Alto: “Impressed” by the Food and the Portions Size! It’s Even Non-Smoking

Located on the hills of Ras Maska, Punto Akto has been serving unique food since 1990. From an authentic Italian restaurant to an American-

October 18, 2019 | Italian Food | Tripoli

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Italian Food | Germany Europe

Europe

September 22, 2019

Italian Food

Bocca Di Bacco: A Guaranteed Pleasant Italian Dining Experience in Berlin

Four years passed and I still remember it as if it was today; one of Berlin’s finest Italian restaurants was fully booked on a Saturd

September 22, 2019 | Recommended | Germany

Paper Moon: Enjoying My Favorite Milanese Restaurant in Istanbul

Italian Food | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Italian Food

Paper Moon: Enjoying My Favorite Milanese Restaurant in Istanbul

After enjoying Paper Moon twice in Milano, I couldn’t but try it in Istanbul. One of my favorite Italian restaurants of all times mak

September 17, 2019 | Recommended | Istanbul

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Italian Food | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 17, 2019

Italian Food

Esmer Chef: Fresh Street Food Pasta in Istanbul

Some of the blog’s readers recommended “Esmer Chef.” Pizza, pasta, salads, international cuisine and everything in betwee

September 17, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Eataly at Zorlu Center: Disappointing More and More Every Time

Italian Food | Istanbul Turkey Middle East

Turkey

September 04, 2019

Italian Food

Eataly at Zorlu Center: Disappointing More and More Every Time

Slow service but who cares when you can enjoy your time devouring the olive oil focaccia dipped in olive oil. Lovely fluffy freshly baked I

September 04, 2019 | Restaurants | Istanbul

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

Italian Food | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 24, 2019

Italian Food

Emporio Armani Ristorante: Two Thumbs Up for the Food!

For the third time in three years, I visit the Emporio Armani restaurant located under the Armani hotel in Milano. I remember it to be well

July 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

Italian Food | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

July 06, 2019

Italian Food

Armani Ristorante Milano: Experience a Trendy and Fine Dining Dinner

I’m a fan! This is all that I can say. Not a fan of the clothing brand but a fan of their restaurants visiting every time I have the

July 06, 2019 | Restaurants | Milan

Fuor D’Acqua Florence: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

Italian Food | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 12, 2019

Italian Food

Fuor D’Acqua Florence: I Came Back After Ten Years! A Memorable Experience

I’ve been waiting for this moment for so long! Ten years since I last visited

June 12, 2019 | Recommended | Florence

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Italian Food | Milan Italy Europe

Italy

June 11, 2019

Italian Food

Paper Moon Milano: Back After Two Years and Still Loving it; A Coup de Coeur

Two years ago, I discovered a restaurant; an Italian restaurant in the heart of Milano.

June 11, 2019 | Recommended | Milan

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian Food

Tre Marchetti: Upscale Italian Trattoria Serving Local Veronese Specialities

Two forks, two knives, delicate crystal water glasses and customized wine glasses set on ironed white table cloth... that’

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Italian Food | Venice Italy Europe

Italy

June 10, 2019

Italian Food

Trattoria Do Forni: Pasta for the Soul, Non-Touristic in Venice

Imagine that I visited more than nine years ago and still remember how

June 10, 2019 | Recommended | Venice

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 10, 2019

Italian Food

Ristorante Giallo Modena at Enzo Ferrari Museum

Located inside Enzo Ferrari’s museum in Modena, the restaurant looks more like a lunch cafeteria. Some tables set under the atrium, d

June 10, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 09, 2019

Italian Food

A Deserved One Star Michelin at Ristorante Oseleta, Villa Cordevigo

With a traffic jam that delayed our trip for more than thirty minutes, we arrived at the restaurant at 09:36 pm. Despite the del

June 09, 2019 | Guide Michelin | Italy

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Italian Food | Italy Europe

Europe

June 08, 2019

Italian Food

Ristorante Caruso: Lunch on the Lake in Sirmione! Delicious Pasta!

Located on the lake in one of Italy’s famous touristic villages

June 08, 2019 | Restaurants | Italy

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

Italian Food | Florence Italy Europe

Italy

June 07, 2019

Italian Food

Enoteca Pinchiorri: Best of the Best! A Lifetime Dining Experience at a Three Starred Michelin

I invite you to watch the video, enjoy dinner with me, and try to feel what I felt; dinner a

June 07, 2019 | French Food | Florence

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Italian Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

June 06, 2019

Italian Food

Appetito Trattoria Gemmayze: Italian Spaghetti and Pizza I Enjoyed

Driving on the highway to Beirut you can’t but notice a blue house facing Beirut seaport. Located between The Gathering and Mayrig on

June 06, 2019 | Pizza | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

The.CO’s: Excellent Food from Around the World Now in Antelias (Restaurant Closed)

Italian Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

May 20, 2019

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

Italian Food | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

May 15, 2019

Italian Food

Rossini Caffe and Osteria Opens at The Phoenicia Beirut

After decades of success, “Cafe Mondo” leaves its legacy to “Rossini Osteria and Caffe.” Upscale and renovated to c

May 15, 2019 | Restaurants | Beirut

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut! (Restaurant Closed)

Italian Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

May 08, 2019

Italian Food

The Gathering: Transported... in the Heart of Beirut! (Restaurant Closed)

On a beautiful Monday morning, in the heart of Beirut, accompanied by my kids and lovely wife, we sat to enjoy the weather and soothing vib

May 08, 2019 | Italian Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Italian Food | Malta Europe

Europe

April 14, 2019

Italian Food

Cibo Pizzeria: Italian Quick Food for Tourists in Malta

Walking the streets of Valletta on Sunday night, a pizzeria grabbed my attention. Cibo&nbs

April 14, 2019 | Restaurants | Malta

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

Italian Food | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Italian Food

Margo’s: Pretentious and Overrated Italian Restaurant in Malta

With a 4.3/5 on google maps and a nice photo showing an open kitchen, there’s smoothing that brought me to Margo’s. An Italian

April 13, 2019 | Pizza | Malta

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

Italian Food | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

April 13, 2019

Italian Food

Farinella: Exceptional Pasta and Pizza at the Airport in Rome

At Fiumicino airport, upon the first floor, an Italian restaurant serves a wide selection of local specialties. You don’t expect

April 13, 2019 | Italian Food | Rome

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

Italian Food | Malta Europe

Europe

April 13, 2019

Italian Food

La Vecchia Taranto: The Best Italian in Malta and Beyond

I felt this place! Traditional, authentic, small and feels like home. An Italian trattoria owned and managed by Italian people, Vecchia Tar

April 13, 2019 | Recommended | Malta

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias (Restaurant Closed)

Italian Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

March 28, 2019

Italian Food

Ita-Lee: A Japanese and Italian Eatery in Antelias (Restaurant Closed)

“Ita” for Italian and “Lee” for Japanese, the

March 28, 2019 | Japanese & Sushi | Antelias

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

Italian Food | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Beirut

March 02, 2019

Italian Food

Lunch at Marinella Beirut: Try the Bottarga Spaghetti

Unfortunately for you dear Italian cuisine lovers, Marinella only opens for lunch. You'll have to find a way to escape work or simply come

March 02, 2019 | Recommended | Gemmayze & Mar Mikhael

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

Italian Food | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Italian Food

Spaghetteria La Perla; A Homey Italian Dinner in Copenhagen

After yesterday’s bad experience at Scarpetta, I really needed some good Italian spaghetti cooked aldente. Google maps led me to this

February 24, 2019 | Recommended | Copenhagen

Trattoria Fiat Copenhagen: Beautiful Decor, Nothing Else

Italian Food | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 24, 2019

Italian Food

Trattoria Fiat Copenhagen: Beautiful Decor, Nothing Else

It’s the name that catches your attention; you say to yourself, a trattoria like any

February 24, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

Italian Food | Copenhagen Europe

Europe

February 23, 2019

Italian Food

Scarpetta: A Restaurant I Didn’t Understand!

The hotel concierge recommended Scarpetta for our first dinner. This Italian trattoria, I repeat “Italian Trattoria”, doesn&rsq

February 23, 2019 | Restaurants | Copenhagen

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

February 22, 2019

Italian Food

Visconti Madeleine: Casual Homey Italian Pasta in Paris

An Italian trattoria just behind the Madeleine was my choice for a quick Italian

February 22, 2019 | Restaurants | Paris

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

Italian Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 23, 2019

Italian Food

Tavolina Naccache: Delicious Spaghetti and Risotto, Unprofessional Service!

The famous Italian restaurant of Mar Mikhael has landed in Metn with a big location at Zero4. Special pizzas and Italian specialties served

January 23, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Via Roma Italian Eatery, Naccache: The Special Pizza!

Italian Food | Antelias Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian Food

Via Roma Italian Eatery, Naccache: The Special Pizza!

An oval shaped pizza prepared with such attention you will feel in every bite. A thin crust, crunchy on the bottom and fluffy at the same t

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Antelias

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

Italian Food | Metn Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

January 20, 2019

Italian Food

Margherita Sin el Fil: Pizza, Nothing Else

I never thought that the Margherita of Sin el Fil would

January 20, 2019 | Pizza | Metn

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

Italian Food | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Italian Food

Pepenero: Excellent Tagliatelle and Outstanding Carbonara in Prague

I was waking in front of the restaurant, read on the menu that the carbonara doesn’t contain cream... I had to stop here for dinner!

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

La Bottega Di Finestra: The Italian Marketplace of Prague

Italian Food | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 20, 2019

Italian Food

La Bottega Di Finestra: The Italian Marketplace of Prague

Welcome to the marketplace where vibes are enchanting, music is happy, the st

January 20, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

Italian Food | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Italian Food

Alriso: Gluten Free Italian Cuisine in Prague

When you are welcomed with a smile, you will immediately understand that the owners are not Czech. An Italian family-style trattoria on Bet

January 17, 2019 | Recommended | Prague

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

Italian Food | Prague Czech Republic Europe

Czech Republic

January 17, 2019

Italian Food

Bistro Kaprova: Bookstore, Bistro, Great Food and Positive Vibes in Prague

I had enough of the Christmas market food, grilled pork, sausages, and sweet things... I needed to eat decent food! Walking in the “n

January 17, 2019 | Italian Food | Prague

My Top 10: Lebanon’s Best Pizza!

Italian Food | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

January 02, 2019

Italian Food

My Top 10: Lebanon’s Best Pizza!

Pizza, who doesn’t love pizza? This Italian classic is the second most popular food in the world, after burgers. From Italy to F

January 02, 2019 | Pizza | Lebanon

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

Italian Food | New York USA Americas

USA

January 01, 2019

Italian Food

2018 Top 10: My Favorite Italian Restaurants in New York

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 tri

January 01, 2019 | Popular | New York

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Italian Food | Rome Italy Europe

Italy

January 01, 2019

Italian Food

My Favorite Pasta in Rome: Top 5 List

Pasta is one of Italy’s few culinary constants, but it’s also endlessly

January 01, 2019 | Popular | Rome

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food in Jbeil

Italian Food | Jbeil Mount Lebanon Lebanon Middle East

Mount Lebanon

December 26, 2018

Italian Food

Sapori e Vini: It’s About Positive Vibes and Delicious Food in Jbeil

When I walked in, I couldn’t but say “WOW”! The architect deserves an award and the decorator as well. It’s probabl

December 26, 2018 | Pizza | Jbeil

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 24, 2018

Italian Food

Nolita: One of Paris’ Best Italian Restaurants. The Spaghetti Chitarra is Awesome

My first visit was memorable, my second visit was outstanding and now, visiting Nolita for the third time in less than two months, I came b

December 24, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

Italian Food | Paris France Europe

France

December 21, 2018

Italian Food

Napoletano: A Renowned Casual Italian in Paris. Come for the Pizza and Pasta

It’s called Napoletano, Chez Toni, an Italian restaurant located 18 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt. I’ve been here in 2012 and now b

December 21, 2018 | Recommended | Paris

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